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.
Across history, human development has relied upon the finite resources available on Earth. But the moon – a seemingly barren rock – may actually be a treasure trove of rare resources vital to Earth’s future.
The U.S. largest electrical utility, has pleaded guilty to nine criminal violations of the Clean Water Act for polluting four major rivers with coal ash.
It also says it is still too early to determine long-term impacts on fish and drinking water.
American geophysicist and Fulbright scholar, Stephen Haggerty, has found a new prickly, palm-like plant that seems to grow only on top of kimberlite pipes.
The company, dealing with aging mines, has been leaning on a wide range of new technologies to reduce operating costs and increase efficiencies.
MINING.com visited Chile’s El Teniente mine, the world's largest underground copper operation and the sixth biggest copper mine by reserve size.
The decision caps off a dreadful month for South Australia’s mining sector.
The technique, known as biomining, is already being tested here on Earth as a sustainable treatment of ores and mine waste.
New evidence has emerged of China's interest in digging for oil, gas a minerals in the frozen continent.
Japanese scientists have developed a process that uses salmon sperm to mine and reprocess rare earth elements (REEs).
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