U.S. Rare Earths Inc. will apply a new method that assists in the recycling, recovery and extraction process of the coveted elemenst, used as ingredients in magnets, batteries, catalytic converters and high-tech products
The Congress-led investigation aims to determine the agency’s role in triggering a 3-million-gallon toxic spill into Colorado’s Animas River on Aug. 5.
The goal is to develop an image algorithm that can classify material in a gold mine as high, medium or low grade ore, or waste.
Beginning this fall, the company will start digging the first in a series of pits, each the size of a football stadium, in Utah, about 265km (165 miles) from Salt Lake City.
Scientists from Canada, the U.S. and the U.K believe ancient sea water helped to the formation of diamonds hundreds of kilometres underground.
Not metaphorically, but literally – the deep sea is a gold mine, and that is just scratching the surface.
The World Coal Association (WCA) has today called for governments worldwide to show a genuine commitment to widening the deployment of all low emission technologies, in order to meet global energy needs and make significant cuts in CO2 emissions.
The Atlantic province has ended a program that guaranteed small-scale energy producers a sustainable fee for their electricity, and gave citizens an incentive to use renewable energy.
About 3 million gallons of toxic wastewater, triple previous estimates, have poured from an old Colorado gold mine into local streams since Wednesday last week.
The cuts represent 14% of what was once a 4,300 workforce.
While the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency was investigating pollutants at an old gold mine, it accidentally released an estimated one million gallons of mining waste into a creek.
Research shows campaigns to ban fracking are widespread.
On 1st anniversary of North America’s worst mine waste disaster, failures shown to be global trend attributable to industry & regulatory failure to implement best practices.
Findings of a new research show the 11% fall in carbon emissions between 2007 and 2013 was caused mainly by depressed market conditions.
Scientists and engineers develop innovative technologies for enhanced resource efficiency of critical technology metals.
The deals represent two ground-breaking initiatives to make Canada’s mining industry more fuel-efficient and environmentally friendly.
A day after reporting a significant jump in the number of pipeline failures, the Alberta Energy Regulator is now investigating one of the biggest ruptures in the province in years.
The Arkyd 3 Reflight (A3R) will spent its three-month orbiting mission sending back data to a group of scientists based at the firm’s headquarters in Redmond, WA.
Instead of high-pressure steam, Canada's largest oil and gas producer wants to send radio waves down to heat the bitumen.
The former mining town of Centralia, in Pennsylvania, has been on fire since 1962, when a coal seam running into a mine shaft set on fire. It hasn't stopped ever since.
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.
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