The National Energy Technology Laboratory (NETL) has been investigating the economic feasibility of recovering the coveted elements from coal.
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If successful the technology could be used to treat many forms of environmental pollution.
Researchers also found evidence of dinosaurs and large crocodiles dating to 118 million years ago.
A team of scientists is working on a process to replace platinum-group metals (PGMs) with more widely available elements.
Under the plan, elementary school students will be introduced to hands-on learning earlier; education and training will retooled to "better match in-demand jobs."
The "Environmental and Social Conflict Resolution in the Resources Sector" takes place in February.
Mining disposal and cyanide expert, and EduMine author and presenter Dr Terry I. Mudder will be inducted into the Environmental Management category of the International Mining Technology Hall of Fame on February 22, 2014. Terry […]
As reported on BBC, the China Mining and Technology University in China's eastern Jiangsu province does not accept women to its "green card major" courses. One of the reasons is that women "would not be […]
Miningweekly.com reports that, according to Prof. Fred Cawood (University of Witwatersrand (Wits) School of Mining Engineering), the skills gap that the South African mining sector is facing, should be addressed by further education and training […]
As reported on wvpubcast.org, the US Mine Safety and Health Administration (MSHA) has developed an online training tool for miners, especially miners' representatives, to learn about their rights, their role, and their responsibilities. Many miners […]
The Patriotic Vanguard reports that the educational project "From Mines to Mines", which provides vocational and technical skills training for students in Sierra Leone, was launched on September 19. The project is funded by London […]
NunatsiaqOnline reports that Baffinland Iron Mines Corp. has announced the decision to start the construction of an iron mine, the Mary River project, on Baffin Island. The project will offer job opportunities for Inuit during […]
As reported on stltoday.com, the Doe Run Company donated $40,000 to support the construction of a Mining Survey Laboratory at the Missouri University of Science and Technology (Missouri S&T). The funding will support construction of […]
As reported on CBC, Prime Minister Stephen Harper annouced a funding of $5.6 million over four years for the construction of the Centre for Northern Innovation in Mining at Yukon College's Ayamdigut campus in Whitehorse. […]
Stltoday.com reports that one of the divisions (SEMO) of the Doe Run Company reached 2.5 million work hours without a lost-time injury. Doe Run offers its employees training on mine safety upon hiring and throughout […]
As reported on AJM (Australian Journal of Mining), mining equipment manufacturer Joy Global has opened a remote access facility within its office at Wollongong University's "Innovation Campus". The facility enables the company's engineers to provide […]
As reported on Canada Newswire, a new program to educate Canada's youth about the country's geology and mineral resources was launched under the name "Mining Minds". The initiative is offered by Actua, a national organization, in […]
The United States Geological Survey (USGS) published an article about a research project on rare earth elements (REE) and their formation at Alaska's Bokan Mountain. The deposit there is one of only a few known […]
As reported on knowledgespeak.com, Elsevier publishes fourteen new books for the petroleum geology industry. The books were showcased at the American Association of Petroleum Geologists Convention and Conference last week. Many of these books […]
Evanston Now reports that scientists at Northwestern University (Illinois) discovered a method to extract gold with a cornstarch-derived solution. Starch would be an inexpensive and non-toxic substitute for cyanide. “The elimination of cyanide from the […]
As reported on chinadaily.com, a talent exchange and training center was founded during the China-ASEAN Mining Cooperation Forum and Exhibition. The Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) includes Indonesia, Malaysia, the Philippines, Singapore, Thailand, Brunei, […]
Ghana Business News reports that, according to a paper published by UNESCO, Ghana could increase its budget for education significantly by better managing its revenues from the mining and oil industry. The report also analyzes […]
NASA's Lunabotics Mining Competition will be held for the fourth time from May 20-24 at the Kennedy Space Center in Florida. This year, 50 teams from universities all over the world will take part in […]
From May 4 to 17, the seventh annual PDAC Student-Industry Mineral Exploration Workshop (S-IMEW) will take place in Sudbury. The workshop offers students an opportunity to learn about different aspects in the field of exploration. […]
As reported on adelaidenow.com.au, construction of the new Mining and Engineering Centre for TAFE SA at Regency Park has started. The project includes not only a new building for automotive and geoscience studies but also […]