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Rare earths content was tested using hydrofluoric acid, which is much stronger and more efficient than industrial methods, but is too hazardous to use on a large scale.
Funds will be used to deploy and operate the firm's Earth observation program, known as Ceres.
BHP wants find a way to up output for the industrial metal from its Olympic Dam by 40% even before a proposed and long-awaited mega-expansion of the operation takes place.
Results mark the 41 straight month of retail sales declines.
South Australian company OZ Minerals has designed a refining process that allows it to increase the quality of its copper concentrate and exponentially reduce export costs.
It’s home to just a half-million people, but the country is not thinking small when it comes to the future of mining.
The new line of “smart” equipment will be able to communicate, instantly, how it's performing, and what might need fixing soon.
The $10 billion James Webb telescope is equipped with a collapsible honeycomb-like mirror made of 18 gleaming, gold-covered pieces.
The new method would allow for specialized plants, which are critical for biodiversity, to be re-established faster around old iron ore mines.
The world's No. 2 iron ore miner has cut its production guidance for 2017 by as much as 20 million tonnes.
Thanks to its innovative program that uses robots to recover the valuable parts from the millions of Apple devices discarded every year.
They are definitely making more than those working in forestry, manufacturing, finance and construction.
The country's largest mining companies recommend a broad-based carbon price applicable to all sectors of the economy.
Deltion Innovations aims to design a drill that would prospect for water, ice and resources on the moon and beyond.
Researchers at the MIT have developed a hybrid system that combines two well-known technologies: coal gasification and fuel cells.
Environmental monitoring technologies have strong penetration rates in the African mining industry, with significant growth expected for drones and wearable technologies, finds a new report by Timetric’s Mining Intelligence Center (MIC).
Fresh research shows a new role for bacteria in cycling platinum group metals in soils and sediments, offering a better understanding of how to search for them.
Fabrisonic, a manufacturing technology company, based in the US, uses tantalum, a rare earth metal, in radiation shielding of aluminum aerospace structures by employing an ultrasonic additive manufacturing (UAM) process.
A COMPANY creating Bluetooth devices to help the mining industry run more efficiently is expanding its technology for use in everyday life.
When the worst collapse of commodity prices in nearly two decades finally ends, mining companies left standing probably will have more robots on their side.
The report didn’t identify the metals but said researchers were looking at cadmium, copper, lead, mercury, nickel and zinc.
Technique likely to become an inexpensive way to uncover rich copper deposits.
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.