The move comes in response to a petition filed by Fort Chipewyan’s Mikisew Cree First Nation last month, asking for help protecting the park.
The National Energy Technology Laboratory (NETL) has been investigating the economic feasibility of recovering the coveted elements from coal.
The country bans child labour in mines, but critics say the government has not done enough to stop illegal operations from exploiting minors.
The cuts at the Adelaide support office for the Olympic Dam operations come about six months after BHP scrapped about 90 permanent positions and 210 contractor jobs.
A rights group estimates that thousands of children as young as nine are working in the country's gold mines, violating international and local laws, as well as risking their lives.
The industry body said that instead of fighting fossil fuels, industrialized nations should try to make them cleaner.
Across history, human development has relied upon the finite resources available on Earth. But the moon – a seemingly barren rock – may actually be a treasure trove of rare resources vital to Earth’s future.
The U.S. largest electrical utility, has pleaded guilty to nine criminal violations of the Clean Water Act for polluting four major rivers with coal ash.
It also says it is still too early to determine long-term impacts on fish and drinking water.
American geophysicist and Fulbright scholar, Stephen Haggerty, has found a new prickly, palm-like plant that seems to grow only on top of kimberlite pipes.
The company, dealing with aging mines, has been leaning on a wide range of new technologies to reduce operating costs and increase efficiencies.
MINING.com visited Chile’s El Teniente mine, the world's largest underground copper operation and the sixth biggest copper mine by reserve size.
The decision caps off a dreadful month for South Australia’s mining sector.
The technique, known as biomining, is already being tested here on Earth as a sustainable treatment of ores and mine waste.
New evidence has emerged of China's interest in digging for oil, gas a minerals in the frozen continent.
Japanese scientists have developed a process that uses salmon sperm to mine and reprocess rare earth elements (REEs).
A recent innovation in geosurvey methods could help slash costs and risks for mineral exploration projects.
The measure would only be imposed to miners that consume more than 150 liters (40 gallons) of water per second.
If successful the technology could be used to treat many forms of environmental pollution.
Zebra mussels reproduce quickly and can disrupt the food chain, clog water pipes and create algae.
It’s probably one of the first cases ever reported where the tasty spread has been used to produce synthetic gems.
Their plea comes amid fears a climate change deal reached Wednesday between the U.S. and China could hurt coal miners in Australia.
Researchers also found evidence of dinosaurs and large crocodiles dating to 118 million years ago.
The miner blamed low metals prices and productivity inefficiencies for the decision.
The country's ultimate purpose is to extract rare earth elements, breaking China's dominance and pushing prices down.
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