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July 28, 2015

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July 28, 2015

June 1, 2015 — The 'wheat belt' and 'gold fields' of southern Western Australia are associated with a regional acid saline groundwater system. Groundwaters hosted in the Yilgarn Craton there ... read more

May 13, 2015 — The result of a research a research study can lead to improved fire safety and evacuation safety of the mining personnel, investigators say. The most common form of subterranean fires is vehicle ... read more

System Model for Calculating Mine Profitability

May 6, 2015 — A new system dynamic model makes it possible to plan the profitability of mining operations with greater precision than before. Researchers have developed a model based on system thinking that ... read more

Mar. 27, 2015 — Researchers have assessed the 'criticality' of all 62 metals on the Periodic Table of Elements, providing key insights into which materials might become more difficult to find in the coming ... read more

Mar. 23, 2015 — Poop could be a goldmine -- literally. Surprisingly, treated solid waste contains gold, silver and other metals, as well as rare elements such as palladium and vanadium that are used in electronics ... read more

Mar. 6, 2015 — Leaded gasoline was a larger emission source of the toxic heavy metal lead than mining in South America - even though the extraction of metals from the region's mines historically released huge ... read more

Mar. 6, 2015 — The ancient Mongols have a reputation for having been fierce warriors. A new study shows them to have been unmatched polluters. Researchers found that lead pollution in Lake Erhai peaked at 119 ... read more

Feb. 24, 2015 — Previous studies have shown that the extracts from seeds of the Moringa oleifera tree can be used for water purification. In a new study, researchers show that the Moringa seeds can also be used for ... read more

Environmentally Friendly Procedure Developed for Extracting Silver

Feb. 24, 2015 — Silver can now be extracted ecologically and more efficiently than before. Researchers extracted silver from a process stream using an environmentally friendly ion exchange technique. The technique ... read more

Feb. 9, 2015 — Treated carbon-60 molecules have the ability to recover valuable metals from liquids, including water and potential pollutants. In testing various metals, researchers found that charge and ionic ... read more

Feb. 9, 2015 — The link between volcanism and the formation of copper ore has been discovered. The findings could have far-reaching implications for the search for new copper ... read more

Feb. 4, 2015 — The Witwatersrand Basin in South Africa holds the world’s largest gold deposits across a 200-km long swathe. Individual ore deposits are spread out in thin layers over areas up to 10 by 10 km and ... read more

Feb. 2, 2015 — Mercury concentrations in Hawaiian yellowfin tuna are increasing at a rate of 3.8 percent or more per year, according to a new study that suggests rising atmospheric levels of the toxin are to ... read more

Jan. 22, 2015 — Researchers are trying to find out why uranium persists in groundwater at former uranium ore processing sites despite remediation of contaminated surface materials two decades ago. They think buried ... read more

Jan. 15, 2015 — Over the past 500 years, approximately 500 land-based animal species have gone the way of the dodo, becoming extinct as a result of human activity. In the ocean, where scientists count only 15 or so ... read more

'Gold Rush' Threatens Tropical Forests in South America

Jan. 13, 2015 — A global 'gold rush' has led to a significant increase of deforestation in the tropical forests of South ... read more

Jan. 12, 2015 — Freezing technology can be utilized in waste water treatment, researchers in Finland have shown. When waste water freezes, it can be purified through the formation of a cleaner layer of ice. The ... read more

Jan. 8, 2015 — Rhe risks taken on by artisanal, small-scale gold miners in Peru extend beyond personal and local health risks by creating hazardous levels of mercury in the food chain at least 350 miles away, ... read more

Jan. 8, 2015 — Research into the sediment-dwelling marine life in deep-sea canyons may help to predict how marine ecosystems will respond to human disturbance of the ocean, such as deep-sea mining and trawling. By ... read more

Oil Sand Mining Is Not Polluting Athabasca Delta, New Sampling Method Reveals

Jan. 7, 2015 — A new study into the pre-industrial baseline levels of heavy metals in sediment carried by the Athabasca River shows that emissions from the Alberta oil sands and other human activities have not yet ... read more

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