Technique likely to become an inexpensive way to uncover rich copper deposits.
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The new mineral processing technique also makes the extraction environmentally friendly.
The move comes only three months after U.S. President Barack Obama signed a space exploitation law.
The state of New Mexico also plans to sue the owners of two Colorado mines that were the source of the massive spill.
What Planetary Resources' 3D-printed model so impressive is the fact that it’s made entirely out of metal that’s not from Earth.
The miner raised the death toll from the catastrophic dam burst at a mine in Brazil last month to 17 from 13 and said there are two people still missing.
The world is well-versed in the power of disruptive technologies, but what about disruptive metals?
The Nazi gold train saga took a new twist Tuesday when scientists that scanned the area where the wagons were allegedly buried said there is no evidence of such finding.
Experts from Krakow University of Science and Technology are almost ready to release their findings.
As an energy technology company, Coalview is investing in making carbon products more valuable and environmentally neutral.
Aiming to become the premier technology innovation event for the resources sector in Australia, Unearthed Demo Day will showcase some of the sector’s most exciting technology startups and facilitate a conversation about industry’s preparedness for the impact of new technologies.
The Peruvian city of Cerro de Pasco, perched high up in the Andes, is about to sink — literally and metaphorically — into the deeps of a half-century-old, open-pit zinc and lead mine.
The gold nugget is also about 1,000 times cheaper than solid gold.
Company confirms that the Institute for Water Management in Minas Gerais (IGAM) found levels of arsenic, lead and other toxic elements many times higher than the legal maximums along the river.
The UN’s human rights agency also said the companies did not take enough measures to prevent the disaster.
While the law lets citizens mine, sell and own riches mined in space, it does not grant sovereignty, ownership, exclusive rights or jurisdiction over any celestial body.
Mining in the Alps dates back much further than previously thought — in the Austrian region of Montafon since the Bronze Age.
Until now, there was no legislature clarifying issues such as whether resources mined from celestial bodies could be sold on Earth.
The accident would have been avoided had the EPA team checked on water levels inside the abandoned mine before digging into its collapsed and leaking entrance, says document.
The environmental group is after Vattenfall's lignite business in eastern Germany, in a bid to scale back the operations put up for sale by the Swedish state-owned energy giant.
Australian researchers have found a way to use diamonds to act as beacons in magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) scans and identify cancerous tumours before they become life-threatening.
A team of scientists is warning that current level of water used by oil sands producers may not be sustainable.
According to environmental scientist Peter Erskine, Australia will be left with a bill running into tens of billions of dollars unless the government starts taking mine rehabilitation seriously.
BHP’s coal chief believes the commodity is likely to remain under pressure for a while.
The companies will share access to data and lessons learned from SaskPower’s Boundary Dam facility — the world’s first full chain power sector CCS project.