1. Industry
Send to a Friend via Email

Your suggestion is on its way!

An email with a link to:

http://mining.about.com/od/Exploration/

was emailed to:

Thanks for sharing About.com with others!

Exploration

All about exploration stage of new mining sites or extension of existing mines. Underwater mining is also covers considering that none of the sites runs presently into production.
  1. Mineral Exploration in Canada (5)
  2. Undersea Mineral Exploration (2)

Extraction
The extraction stage is at the very center of mining activities. Using Plato’s Allegory of the Cave, the extraction gathers all the operations aimed to drag the valuable resources out of the Cave, into the sunlight. Once separated from their rock matrix, from their Cave, metals and non metals resources will fuel World economic growth. Make...

Exploration
Resources exploration is the beginning of the mining adventure where can be found amazing stories involving risk-liking visionary people, investor’s money, chance or destiny, curiosity, technology and spirit of discovery. Exploration gives rise to fortunes and bankrupts, though along a cruel ratio. Discovered resources, when significant and...

2010 World Exploration Trends
A very comprehensive document about the world exploration trends delivered yearly by the undisputed Metal Economic Group (MEG)

Gold Exploration Projects
Gold Exploration Projects

What is the in-situ value of a mining project?
Definition of the in-situ value of a mining project and interesting links on related documents

Does Current Intensive Mining Extraction Lead To Mineral Depletion?
Does Current Intensive Mining Extraction Lead To Mineral Depletion?

Basic Facts And Figures About Mining Resources Availability
Basic Facts And Figures About Mining Resources Availability

©2014 About.com. All rights reserved.