BHP Billiton says more help is needed from both governments and industry to promote the adoption of carbon capture and storage (CCS) technology.
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The private space exploration firm has enough money to hit the moon by the end of 2017.
Moon Express wants to mine Helium-3 on the Moon.
Innovators now have have until Jan. 25 to pitch their ideas. The winner will walk away with up to $1 million.
Expected increased in the adoption of alternative energy sources by the country's gold sector to be boosted by recently passed regulations, such as the carbon tax.
The adoption of a“partial upgrading” technology could bring in hundreds of millions of dollars into Alberta's economy, a new study claims.
In a final report, the agency acknowledges that concentrations of some metals at the Animas river following the spill were higher than historical mine drainage.
System uses a new proprietary solvent that is reportedly slightly more efficient than those used conventionally, requiring less energy and smaller equipment.
EnviroSuite says using best practice technology is a critical step in mitigating environmental and associated corporate risks, and in reducing the demands of crisis management that follow incidents with major environmental and community impacts.
Atlas Copco Rock Drills AB has been named coordinator of the European consortium on Sustainable Intelligent Mining Systems (SIMS). This mining industry initiative is funded by Horizon 2020, the biggest EU research and innovation program ever.
Technological leaps have allowed companies to create large numbers of gem-quality stones inexpensively, but very few know how they are really made.
Royal Dutch Shell, a long-time advocate of pricing carbon, says the strategy needs to be maintained regardless of what happens south of the border.
The UK-based International Innovative Milling Technologies Ltd (IIT) has developed new low energy milling technology for a wide range of mineral processing and size reduction applications.
The innovation is expected to eliminate all greenhouse gases associated with the movement of ore and waste rock, equal to 5,000 tons of CO2 per year.
CNX Coal Resources LP has placed an order for 285 Cat® longwall roof supports destined for use in the Enlow Fork Mine in southwestern Pennsylvania, USA. The mine is one of three in the complex, which produced 20.7 million tonnes (22.8 million tons) in 2015, making it the largest underground coal mining operation in North America.
The larger coil not only covers more ground in less time but its improved depth detection also helps search for gold previously too deep to detect.
PowerCell has delivered fuel cell stack as Coop in Switzerland launches distribution truck with fuel cell technology
The leading fuel cell company PowerCell Sweden AB (publ) has, together with Swiss Hydrogen, supplied a fuel cell system to Coop in Switzerland when the company launches Switzerland´s first distribution truck with fuel cell technology. The system is built on PowerCell S3.
As part of the deal, CAT is expected to become the primary sales, marketing, distribution and support channel for Trimble’s Connected Mine platform.
Suncor experienced a 50% reduction in incidents and a 3.5% productivity increase by training trucks operators using both computer-based and hands-on tools.
The funding, which includes direct investment and grants, aims to help the asteroid mining company launch its first commercial prospecting mission by 2020.
Scientists say precious stones could have a more practical, equally long-term use one day.
Power generation costs could be dramatically reduced by the adoption of semi-portable, flexible solar and wind energy solution, say experts.
According to a new study, countries where miners are rapidly adopting technologies such as self-driving trucks will be increasingly at risk of reduced socioeconomic benefits from mining.
While quarterly earnings beat analysts expectations, revenue fell short of estimates and CAT also lowered its full-year guidance.
When the word ‘mobile’ is mentioned it most likely invokes an image of a smart phone and, for some, the cellular network infrastructure that enables it.