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What Is Illegal Mining?
This article describes what is Illegal Mining, and how illegal mining relates to Artisanal mining, Small-Scale Mining or blood diamonds
10 Things You Should Know Before Searching for...
Top 10 Things You Should Know Before Searching For a Mining Job
Find Out Why Using Mercury in Gold Mining Is a...
Why is mercury used in gold mining and why is it a problem
Read Up about the Types of Explosives Used in...
An overview of the basic classification of the explosives used in the mining industry
What Are the Most Common Mining Accidents?
Reviewing the most common factors of accidents in the mining industry and the type of accidents.
4 Types of Detonators Used throughout History
Blasting caps come in a variety of forms. Fuse caps, electric detonators, non-electric detonators and electronic detonators are the different types of detonators you can find on the market.
5 Dangerous Coal Fire Hotspots in the World
Top 5 Coal Fires Hotspots. Mining.
Another Gold Rush to Start in India?
Trying to sort out truth from rumor about forthcoming gold rush in India.
Are FIFO Mining Jobs Worth the Digging?
FIFO Mining Jobs. Is It Worth The Digging?
What Can Be Done to Prevent Mining Accidents?
Reviewing the key aspects of preventing mining accidents
Lunar Mining Resources Are Now Precisely...
Lunar Mining Resources Are Now Precisely Assessed And Mapped
Top 7 Reasons To Believe In India’s...
Top 7 Reasons To Believe In India’s Mining Future
How Has Marble Been Extracted over History?
The Example of The Carrara Marble
Top 6 Reasons Why Moon Mining Will Happen
Top 6 Reasons Why Moon Mining Will Happen
Dust Control Strategies For Quarries
Dust Control Strategies For Quarries
Considering A FIFO Position With A Family?
Considering a FIFO position with a family?
Specific and Non Specific Hazards in Undergroun...
Specific and Non Specific Hazards in Underground Mines
Dimension Stone Quarries Specifics
What are the specifics of a dimension stone quarry versus the aggregate or sands and gravels quarries?
Blast Area & Fly-Rocks Prevention
Blast Area & Fly-Rocks Prevention: What US Regulations and Literature Say
The Seaborne Iron Ore Transportation
The Seaborne Iron Ore Transportation
Mining Without Explosives Today And Tomorrow
Mining Without Explosives Today And Tomorrow
How to Identify Illegal Mining?
Ways and means to identify open-pit or underground miing operation with a specific focus on aerial and satellite imagery technology
Malartic to Become the Largest Gold Mine in...
Malartic Gold to Become the Largest Gold Mine in Canada
Kolar Gold Fields: Slow Fall of a Gold Colossus
Brief history of Kolar Gold Fields from 1st millennium BC to 2011
Where is Coal Found?
Where is coal found and where are the proven reserves. Page 3.
Rare Metals And Rare Earth: Some Facts And...
Rare Metals And Rare Earth: Some Facts And Figures About a Potential Shortage
The Role Of The Vinegar In The Firesetting...
Can vinegar break rocks? Mining.
Visiting a Mine: Key Safety Precautions
Visiting a Mine: Key Safety Precautions
Mercury-Free Gold Mining? Key Leverage Points...
Challenges and key leverage points to make the small-scale gold mining industry comply with the new regulation about mercury
Want to Understand How Coal Mines Work?
Here is The Basic Kit. Mining.
Back to Basics On Rock Fragmentation
Back to Basics On Rock Fragmentation
An Example of Post-Blast Measurement Protocol
An Example of Post-Blast Measurement Protocol for blaster's perusal
India, The Next Mining Giant?
India, The Next Mining Giant? The 7 Challenges Ahead
What is Coal and How it Forms
What is Coal and How it Forms. Mining.
How You Can Help Save Miners’ Songs...
How You Can Help Save Miners’ Songs Heritage
Coal Fires
Coal Fires: The Major Geological Risk Of The Century?
China: Number 1 Coal Fire Hotspot
China: Number 1 Coal Fire Hotspot
Types of Coal
Different types of coal and their respective uses Page 2.
The Impact Of Commodity Prices Increase On...
What is the impact of booming commodity prices on mining tax policies, mining groups profitability and host country subsequent revenues.
EU And US Ban On Mercury Export To The Mining...
EU And US Ban On Mercury Export To The Mining Sector
Mining in 19th and 20th Centuries Novels, A...
Bogza,Rosia-Montana, mine, Cendrars, Publication,Gold rush California Cespédès Potosi Bolivia Conan Doyle, Arthur Coal Eduardo Galeano Tin Gardner, George Brazil Diamond Grossman Hammond Nickel AustraliaNew Caledonia Hugo French Hoffman Sweden Humbolt (Von), Alexander Silver mining Mexico Katharine Prichard Calcutta india Lagerlöf Nils Holgersson Iron mining Lanzmann Levi, Primo Asbestos Llewellyn South Wales London, Jack Exploration Yukon Canada Lopez Salinas Coal mining Spain Malot, Hector Cevennes North of France Canto General Pablio neruda Artisanal mining antimony Northern Chile Raffenel, Anne-Jean-Baptiste Western Africa Senegal Rand, Ayn The Fountainhead Dimension stone quarry Traven Sierra Madre Vigneault, Gilles Zidor le prospecteur Metals exploration Poetry song lyrics travel book Shalamof, Varlam Russian permafrost Smith, Wilbur Transvaal South Africa Stevenson, Robert Louis Twain, Mark Virginia Untermeyer America Zola,Emile Germinal
Why Do We Need KPIs In a Quarry
Why Do We Need KPIs In a Quarry. Mining.
Big Doubts About Bolivia's Lithium
This article describes how Bolivia could benefit from its recently discovered huge reserves of lithium, and the doubts about the Bolivian potential on this market.
Towards A Global Banning Of Mercury In Mining?
Towards A Global Banning Of Mercury In Mining?
Deeper Inside Malartic Gold Deposit Mining...
Deeper Inside Malartic Gold Deposit Mining Process
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
Mining Cycle, Explosives and Timing
Basics about mining cycle, explosives and timing
Human Concerns About Unmanned Transport
Human concerns about unmanned haul and transport technologies
Mine haul and transport Automation: Where Do We...
A selection of projects and sites pioneering mine haul and transport automation technologies.
Firesetting: A Mining Technique In Use For 5000...
Firesetting: A Mining Technique In Use For 5000 Years
The Effective Tax Rate Of The Mining Industry
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Technology Needed to Start Mining The Moon Is...
Technology Needed to Start Mining The Moon Is Close at Hand
EU Policy For Explosives Tracking And Tracing
The EU Policy For Explosives Tracking And Tracing represents major challenges for the explosives and mining industries
How Marble Blocks Were Transported From The...
How Marble Blocks Were Transported From The Quarrying Site
Mining Sites & Landscapes On The UNESCO World...
Mining Sites & Landscapes On The UNESCO World Heritage List
The Unmanned Mine Haul And Transport
What kind Of vehicles are involved by the unmanned mine haul and transport revolution and how does it work.
How to Fight Against Illegal Mining. The Indian...
How to Fight Against Illegal Mining. The Indian Example
An Example of Pre-Blast Measurement Protocol
An Example of Pre-Blast Measurement Protocol
Mining From Prehistory To History_An Overview
An overview of the mining methods and techniques form Prehistory to Ancient History period
Why Uranium Demand Will Grow... No Matter What...
No matter what happens in a foreseeable future, uranium demand will grow, independently of the economic context.
French Gold Resources
French Gold Resources. Mining.
Mine Haul And Transport: Diesel Times
The impact of the invention of diesel engines on the way to address the haul and transport challenges in the mining industry.
Chile, Before Copper
Chile, Before Copper. Mining.
Moon Resources: Private Companies Are Now Welcome
Private Companies Are Now Welcome to Participate to The Moon Resources Extraction
The Uranium Fundamentals: A Supply Overview
A supply overview of the uranium market
Closed or Abandoned Mine Reclamation Challenges
Closed or Abandoned Mine Reclamation Challenges
Unmanned Haul And Transport: The Safety And...
The safety and integration challenges to address in the development of unmanned haul and transport technologies
Moon Resources Pay For The Trip
Moon Resources Pay For The Trip. Mining.
Mining The Moon Makes Mission To Mars Realistic
Mining The Moon Makes Mission To Mars Realistic
Are We Living The First Mining Boom Of The...
Are We Living The First Mining Boom Of The Century?
The Reclaiming Stage As a Legal Requirement
The Reclaiming Stage As a Legal Requirement
How to Find the Right Initiation Sequence?
Basics about initiation sequence calculation currently in use in the surface mining industry.
Ruina Montium, An Amazing Mining Technique Used...
Ruina Montium: an amazing mining technique described by Pliny The Elder
Environmental Compliance Indicators For Quarries
Environmental Compliance Indicators For Quarries
Coal Basics
An image gallery to explain what is coal, what are the different types of coal and where coal can be found.
Quarrying Process Assessment
Quarrying Process Assessment. Mining.
A Consensus Position Emerges On Moon Resources...
A Consensus Position Emerges On Moon Resources Ownership
Mining Commodities Transportation
Mining Commodities Transportation
Northern France Miners’ Cities In The...
Northern France Miners’ Cities In The 19th Century
Setting Up Key Process Indicators In a...
Setting Up Key Process Indicators In a Quarrying Process
Minor Coal Fires Hotspots Bring Major Damage
Minor Coal Fires Hotspots Bring Major Damage
Resources Nationalism
Resources Nationalism: A Major Threat To Mining Investors
Benefits And Costs Of Remote And Autonomous...
Benefits and costs impact of Remote and Autonomous mining technologies
Remote Wireless Initiation of Explosives
Remote Wireless Initiation of Explosives
Does Current Intensive Mining Extraction Lead...
Does Current Intensive Mining Extraction Lead To Mineral Depletion?
How The Price Of Uranium Is Set
How the price of uranium was set before 2007 and what have changed since then.
The Role Of The Ombudsman In The Indian Mining...
The role of The ombudsman in the fight against corruption and illegal mining in India
The Challenges Ahead for Bolivia’s Lithium
Bolivia was recently discovered to contain huge reserves of lithium. This article describes the uncertainty about the Bolivian potential on the lithium market.
Blasting Numerical Simulation Is Not a Magic...
Blasting Numerical Simulation Is Not a Magic Stand-Alone Technology
Securing Metals Sourcing: The Emergence of a...
Securing Metals Sourcing: The Emergence of a New French Policy?
Do We Use Explosives To Obtain Diamonds?
Do We Use Explosives To Obtain Diamonds?
Basic Facts And Figures About Mining Resources...
Basic Facts And Figures About Mining Resources Availability
A Focus On Mining Uranium Resources And Reserves
A Focus On Mining Uranium Resources And Reserves
Courrières: Major Consequences For a Major...
All the consequences of one of the worst mine disaster
Brazil 1597-1889: 300 Years Of Mining Legislation
Brazil 1597-1889: 300 Years Of Mining Legislation
The Mining Tax Regime Stability Challenge
How commodities prices fluctuation, populism and shift in bargaining power between companies and government over the life of a mineral project make fiscal stability as challenging as important.
Brazil, 1931-1981: From Resource Nationalism To...
Brazil, 1931-1981: From Resource Nationalism To Modern Mining Legislation
The Scourge Of Illegal Mining In French Guiana
The Scourge Of Illegal Mining In French Guiana
In Search Of a Definition For Mining Countries...
In Search Of a Definition For Mining Countries Attractiveness
Basic Vibration Monitoring Troubleshooting Guide
Here is a basic troubleshooting guide for vibration monitoring users. Feel free to send me your comments about this first draft.
SHE Concerns Won’t Slow Down Uranium Demand
Why uranium demand will continue to grow no matter what happened in terms of safety or environmnental contraints.

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