A third of North America's mining companies will significantly increase their digital investment by 2017.
But scientists think the chance of the Antarctic kimberlite containing economically viable amounts of diamonds may be low.
South Australian Premier, Jay Weatherill, has reproached the federal government for saying BHP could resume its Olympic Dam expansion within months.
Together with Saturn, these planets may be massive diamond mines say researchers.
Water sitting in flooded abandoned mines can be a source of cheap geothermal energy.
Belarusian manufacturer to set a Guinness Record.
Known as tristructural-isotropic (TRISO), this fourth-generation reactor fuel can resist high-temperature accident conditions.
CEO Andrew Mackenzie expects to have something to say about the expansion "within a year.”
Species living in declining reef habitats, such as Australia’s Great Barrier, likely to go extinct.
US researchers said that too much copper in diets may contribute to the development of Alzheimer's disease.
In a 74-page document filed Monday with the US Securities and Exchange Commission, the brothers say they will protect the virtual currency like gold bars —in vaults.
Giant miners such as BHP Billiton and Rio Tinto are said to be looking to implement the technology at their West Australian operations.
Standardization in industrial terms means following repeatable actions to achieve consistent goals
International mining executives believe the industry is in the midst of a transition from a blue collar to a white collar workforce.
Experts believe their invention could be a good replacement for asbestos.
Two brothers studying at University of New Brunswick, Canada, are working on a new method aimed to reduce the cost and environmental footprint of wastewater clean-ups.
It protects itself by turning its environment into molecular-sized gold nuggets.
Volvo Trucks has developed a new GSM-based system that allows the workshop to check a truck’s condition remotely – a development that promises increased uptime and lower maintenance costs, to be release in Europe this year.
Remote monitoring is not new to mining companies. The key decision is often what type of communication system will be used.
A team of scientists have provided new insight into how ancient metal-ore deposits can be used to better understand the chemistry of the ancient oceans and, as a consequence, the early evolution of life.
Space mining start-up Planetary Resources President, Chris Lewicki, made more than one eyebrow rise Wednesday as he wrote in his blog that there are about $16 trillion worth of platinum waiting to be extracted in our Earth’s oceans.
Newmont Mining Corporation (NYSE: NEM) announced Monday it was recognized for transparent climate change disclosure practices by the Carbon Disclosure Project’s (CDP) Leadership Index for the third consecutive year.
U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) research published Friday confirms what farmers seem to have known for hundreds of years: that manure helps restore soils, even those highly damaged post-mining landscapes.
PAEHolmes wins ACARP haul road dust control project using new technique
ArcelorMittal, the world’s largest steel and mining company, has launched a range of organic coated steels that have eliminated the need for chemicals.
The state-sponsored, Council for Scientific and Industrial Research has focused its attention on two mining robots and is now looking to enter into commercial ventures.
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