environmental Mining News

Environmental concerns and increasing electricity demand are boosting the nuclear energy market

Supplying over 31% of electricity demand, nuclear energy plays a key role in the EU’s generation structure, and emerges as a comprehensive and cost-effective generating option. In fact, it has the potential to reduce carbon […]

Stora Enso achieves new environmental standards by using the Larox green liquor dregs solution

The pressure filter solution supplied by Larox Corporation to Stora Enso’s Fluting Mill power plant in Heinola, Finland, enables the plant to meet the increasingly stringent waste handling requirements in an optimal way.  The Larox […]

Couer takes safety to heart

Coeur d’Alene Mines has received five major safety awards from the International Society of Mine Safety Professionals (ISMSP) for its safe operations, as well as for safe worker activities related to its new San Bartolome silver […]

Thermo Fisher Scientific introduces new Mercury-free tilt sensor

RUGBY, UK, 20 May 2008 – Thermo Fisher Scientific Inc. (+44 (0) 1788 820300 or visit www.thermo.com), the world leader in serving science, has announced the launch of the Thermo Scientific Ramsey Mercury-Free Tilt Sensor, […]

May 14, 2008 Terrane Board Approves Mt. Milligan Feasibility Report

Vancouver, British Columbia: Robert Pease, President and Chief Executive Officer of Terrane Metals Corp. ("Terrane" or the "Company") (TRX: TSX-V) is pleased to announce that the Board of Directors has approved the Feasibility Study Report […]

Outotec's Capital Markets Day 2008 on May 15-16 in Seville, Spain

OUTOTEC OYJ STOCK EXCHANGE RELEASE, MAY 15, 2008 AT 9.00 AM Outotec's Capital Markets Day 2008 on May 15-16 in Seville, Spain CMD 2008 program comprises of presentations and a site visit. On May 15, […]

Prof William Chavez Conference: SE Europe Geoscience Foundation in co-operation with the Society of Economic Geologists

SEEGF is holding a two day conference with the SEG International Exchange Lecturer, Professor William X Chavez in Sofia, Bulgaria, May 16 and 17. Chavez has an international research reputation and is a very engaging lecturer. […]

McIntosh Engineering has signed a letter of intent to join Stantec

It gives us great pleasure to announce that McIntosh Engineering has signed a letter of intent to join Stantec, a professional engineering and design services firm with approximately 9,000 employees, operating out of more than […]

Black Beauty Coal Mine .VS. EPA

A new wetland will be created near Farmersburg, Indiana. It's happening after an agreement between the black beauty coal mine and the environmental protection agency.

ABB shareholders approve all Board proposals

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SGS Acquires Canadian Environmental & Metallurgical Inc. (CEMI) to Enhance Dedication to Environmental Sustainability

SGS is pleased to announce the strategic acquisition of Canadian Environmental and Metallurgical Inc. (CEMI), a Canadian company with its head office in Vancouver, British Columbia…more at MEI Online

Innovations to improve global industry to come from small-town Neponset

(Neponset IL)—There is something interesting—at least, for heavy industry–going on in the cornfields outside rural Neponset, Illinois. In Neponset, a privately-held company is completing a new corporate research center focused on improving the handling of […]

Metso launches a new mobile waste crusher

Metso Minerals has launched a new track-mounted, mobile device for on-site waste crushing. The prototype was launched at the IFAT 2008 waste management exhibition – the worlds largest environmental fair in Munich, 5 – 9 May.

Metso engages in collaboration with MIT

Metso has launched collaboration with the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), one of the top universities in the United States, and has joined its time-honored Industrial Liaison Program (ILP).

Supporting mining and other seabed activities

IM’s May issue includes a major feature on seabed mining. Environmental, commercial mining and scientific interests in deep-sea areas may seem to be at odds, but the International Seabed Authority’s Endowment Fund shows the alliance as a successful model for sustainable use of ocean resources. “Technological advancements and the rising price of minerals have created [...]

Supporting mining and other seabed activities

IM’s May issue includes a major feature on seabed mining. Environmental, commercial mining and scientific interests in deep-sea areas may seem to be at odds, but the International Seabed Authority’s Endowment Fund shows the alliance as a successful model for sustainable use of ocean resources. “Technological advancements and the rising price of minerals have created [...]

Professional Development Short Courses for 2008

The Mining Studies Institute at the University of British Columbia and EduMine bring you a program of 27 short courses on mining topics presented in Vancouver. Courses qualify for the UBC Certificate in Mining Studies. […]

3 companies agree to limit mountaintop mining

HUNTINGTON, W.Va. (AP) – Three coal companies have agreed to temporarily limit operations at three mountaintop removal mines opposed by environmentalists. Led by the Ohio Valley Environmental Coalition, environmentalists had sought a court order shutting […]

Outotec to Deliver Modern Iron Ore Pelletizing Technology to China

Outotec has agreed with Shougang Jingtang United Iron & Steel Co. Ltd on the delivery of new environmentally sound technology for Shougang's iron ore pelletizing plant to be built in Caofeidan, China. The contract value […]

Hatch Studying Water Recovery at Escondida Mine

Hatch has been retained by BHP Billiton Base Metals to execute a prefeasibility study at the Escondida facilities in northern Chile….more at MEI Online

CyPlus installs Cyanide Control System at Dragon Mining in Sweden

Dragon Mining Sweden AB, Storuman, has purchased the CyPlus® CCS Cyanide Control System for its Svartliden operation in Sweden. “Working closely with Svartliden’s personnel, the CyPlus unit was successfully commissioned on site and operators have […]

Wyoming raises environmental concerns about Cameco

CBC reports that the State of Wyoming is raising environmental concerns about a uranium mine run by Saskatoon-based Cameco Corp. The Smith Ranch-Highland facility, near Douglas, Wyo., is the largest active uranium mine in the United […]

High-tech mineralogy research centre opens in Colorado

A partnership between mineralogy technology company Intellection and the Colorado School of Mines (Mines), the Advanced Mineralogy Research Center (AMRC) will focus on research and education in geometallurgy, petrology, petroleum geology, environmental geology, rock physics, soil analysis and other geosciences. The new AMRC facility on the Mines campus in Golden, Colorado USA was declared open [...]

HAVE YOUR SAY: Consulting with environmental advocates

Our recent poll is still open, with the question: "Do mining and exploration companies do enough consultation with ... [Full Story]

Leveling the Playing Field

Most stone quarries are created by starting at ground level and excavating down into the earth. Nonetheless, there are a small number of quarries that are started high above ground level on a mountain or […]