Remote mining projects in farming areas could soon access baseload electricity from biomass plants powered by straw.
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The Toronto-based company's solution for data acquisition while drilling received $500K in funding.
A new method for cleaning metallurgical coal to verify coal quality for coke making could replace a widely-used chemical-based process leading to a more accurate assessment of the economic viability of coal projects.
The giant equipment maker's quarterly profit surged past estimates helped by a recovery in most of its end markets.
Australia’s Dotz Nano has found a new use for coal that could be a welcome boost to the dying industry, particularly in the US.
Sandvik continues to develop and enhance its advanced automation offerings. Transparency of the mining operation has long been a challenge. Sandvik OptiMine® allows you to compare a mine model with the actual layout of your mine and enables continuous improvement in real time.
Todd White explains the main goals of the company’s digital transformation strategy.
William P. Barr will help Caterpillar face a federal investigation related to profits earned by CSARL, its Swiss parts subsidiary.
For the second consecutive year, PDAC will host the International Mines Ministers Summit (IMMS) with 25 countries attending to it.
Use of IBM Watson cognitive technology a first for the Canadian mining industry
Federal officials executed a search warrant at three of Caterpillar facilities, including the corporate headquarters in Peoria.
A practical method for extracting the uranium present in the oceans could help make nuclear power a viable part of the quest for a carbon-free energy future, researchers say.
The world's No.1 heavy machinery maker is telling miners not to rest on their laurels now that the industry is finally coming back up from a brutal downturn and keep focused on maximizing returns and efficiency.
BHP Billiton says more help is needed from both governments and industry to promote the adoption of carbon capture and storage (CCS) technology.
Everybody seems to love Graphene, the one-atom-thick sheets of carbon that aren't just super flexible, harder than diamond, and stronger than steel, but are also able to conduct electricity better than copper.
The private space exploration firm has enough money to hit the moon by the end of 2017.
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.
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 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.