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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
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
Read Up about the Types of Explosives Used in...
An overview of the basic classification of the explosives used in the mining industry
Dust Control Strategies For Quarries
Dust Control Strategies For Quarries
What Are the Most Common Mining Accidents?
Reviewing the most common factors of accidents in the mining industry and the type of accidents.
What Can Be Done to Prevent Mining Accidents?
Reviewing the key aspects of preventing mining accidents
Do We Use Explosives To Obtain Diamonds?
Do We Use Explosives To Obtain Diamonds?
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.
How Has Marble Been Extracted over History?
The Example of The Carrara Marble
Rare Metals And Rare Earth: Some Facts And...
Rare Metals And Rare Earth: Some Facts And Figures About a Potential Shortage
Are FIFO Mining Jobs Worth the Digging?
FIFO Mining Jobs. Is It Worth The Digging?
EU And US Ban On Mercury Export To The Mining...
EU And US Ban On Mercury Export To The Mining Sector
Malartic to Become the Largest Gold Mine in...
Malartic Gold to Become the Largest Gold Mine in Canada
Another Gold Rush to Start in India?
Trying to sort out truth from rumor about forthcoming gold rush in India.
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
Towards A Global Banning Of Mercury In Mining?
Towards A Global Banning Of Mercury In Mining?
Specific and Non Specific Hazards in Undergroun...
Specific and Non Specific Hazards in Underground Mines
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
Want to Understand How Coal Mines Work?
Here is The Basic Kit. Mining.
5 Dangerous Coal Fire Hotspots in the World
Top 5 Coal Fires Hotspots. Mining.
Types of Coal
Different types of coal and their respective uses Page 2.
Deeper Inside Malartic Gold Deposit Mining...
Deeper Inside Malartic Gold Deposit Mining Process
Where is Coal Found?
Where is coal found and where are the proven reserves. Page 3.
Visiting a Mine: Key Safety Precautions
Visiting a Mine: Key Safety Precautions
Considering A FIFO Position With A Family?
Considering a FIFO position with a family?
Dimension Stone Quarries Specifics
What are the specifics of a dimension stone quarry versus the aggregate or sands and gravels quarries?
How to Fight Against Illegal Mining. The Indian...
How to Fight Against Illegal Mining. The Indian Example
What is Coal and How it Forms
What is Coal and How it Forms. 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.
Blast Area & Fly-Rocks Prevention
Blast Area & Fly-Rocks Prevention: What US Regulations and Literature Say
Why Do We Need KPIs In a Quarry
Why Do We Need KPIs In a Quarry. Mining.
The Role Of The Vinegar In The Firesetting...
Can vinegar break rocks? Mining.
Mining Without Explosives Today And Tomorrow
Mining Without Explosives Today And Tomorrow
Coal Fires
Coal Fires: The Major Geological Risk Of The Century?
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
The Effective Tax Rate Of The Mining Industry
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The Seaborne Iron Ore Transportation
The Seaborne Iron Ore Transportation
Mining Sites & Landscapes On The UNESCO World...
Mining Sites & Landscapes On The UNESCO World Heritage List
Firesetting: A Mining Technique In Use For 5000...
Firesetting: A Mining Technique In Use For 5000 Years
Top 6 Reasons Why Moon Mining Will Happen
Top 6 Reasons Why Moon Mining Will Happen
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
India, The Next Mining Giant?
India, The Next Mining Giant? The 7 Challenges Ahead
Mining Cycle, Explosives and Timing
Basics about mining cycle, explosives and timing
Back to Basics On Rock Fragmentation
Back to Basics On Rock Fragmentation
How Marble Blocks Were Transported From The...
How Marble Blocks Were Transported From The Quarrying Site
Courrières: Major Consequences For a Major...
All the consequences of one of the worst mine disaster
EU Policy For Explosives Tracking And Tracing
The EU Policy For Explosives Tracking And Tracing represents major challenges for the explosives and mining industries
Quarrying Process Assessment
Quarrying Process Assessment. Mining.
Kolar Gold Fields: Slow Fall of a Gold Colossus
Brief history of Kolar Gold Fields from 1st millennium BC to 2011
French Gold Resources
French Gold Resources. Mining.
Environmental Compliance Indicators For Quarries
Environmental Compliance Indicators For Quarries
Mining From Prehistory To History_An Overview
An overview of the mining methods and techniques form Prehistory to Ancient History period
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.
Ruina Montium, An Amazing Mining Technique Used...
Ruina Montium: an amazing mining technique described by Pliny The Elder
Chile, Before Copper
Chile, Before Copper. Mining.
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.
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.
China: Number 1 Coal Fire Hotspot
China: Number 1 Coal Fire Hotspot
Unmanned Haul And Transport: The Safety And...
The safety and integration challenges to address in the development of unmanned haul and transport technologies
Closed or Abandoned Mine Reclamation Challenges
Closed or Abandoned Mine Reclamation Challenges
Mine haul and transport Automation: Where Do We...
A selection of projects and sites pioneering mine haul and transport automation technologies.
Human Concerns About Unmanned Transport
Human concerns about unmanned haul and transport technologies
The Scourge Of Illegal Mining In French Guiana
The Scourge Of Illegal Mining In French Guiana
The Uranium Fundamentals: A Supply Overview
A supply overview of the uranium market
Mining Commodities Transportation
Mining Commodities Transportation
A Focus On Mining Uranium Resources And Reserves
A Focus On Mining Uranium Resources And Reserves
Ruina Montium: Two Questions About An Amazing...
Some question remains pending about Ruina Montium. Amongst many others: why is Pliny the only source available about the application of this amazing technique in Spain? Was it applied in other parts of the world? Two Questions About An Amazing Mining Technique
An Example of Post-Blast Measurement Protocol
An Example of Post-Blast Measurement Protocol for blaster's perusal
How The Price Of Uranium Is Set
How the price of uranium was set before 2007 and what have changed since then.
Coal Basics
An image gallery to explain what is coal, what are the different types of coal and where coal can be found.
Top 3 Reasons Why Unmanned Mine Haul And...
The top 3 reasons why unmanned mine haul and transport technologies are currently being developed
Moon Resources: Private Companies Are Now Welcome
Private Companies Are Now Welcome to Participate to The Moon Resources Extraction
Basic Facts And Figures About Mining Resources...
Basic Facts And Figures About Mining Resources Availability
Setting Up Key Process Indicators In a...
Setting Up Key Process Indicators In a Quarrying Process
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.
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 Uranium Demand Will Grow... No Matter What...
No matter what happens in a foreseeable future, uranium demand will grow, independently of the economic context.
The Role Of The Ombudsman In The Indian Mining...
The role of The ombudsman in the fight against corruption and illegal mining in India
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.
A Consensus Position Emerges On Moon Resources...
A Consensus Position Emerges On Moon Resources Ownership
Does Current Intensive Mining Extraction Lead...
Does Current Intensive Mining Extraction Lead To Mineral Depletion?
An Example of Pre-Blast Measurement Protocol
An Example of Pre-Blast Measurement Protocol
Mining The Moon Makes Mission To Mars Realistic
Mining The Moon Makes Mission To Mars Realistic
Moon Resources Pay For The Trip
Moon Resources Pay For The Trip. Mining.
How to Find the Right Initiation Sequence?
Basics about initiation sequence calculation currently in use in the surface mining industry.
Northern France Miners’ Cities In The...
Northern France Miners’ Cities In The 19th Century
Benefits And Costs Of Remote And Autonomous...
Benefits and costs impact of Remote and Autonomous mining technologies
Are We Living The First Mining Boom Of The...
Are We Living The First Mining Boom Of The Century?
Technology Needed to Start Mining The Moon Is...
Technology Needed to Start Mining The Moon Is Close at Hand
Mine Haul And Transport In The Ancient Times
Haul and transport techniques in used in the mines in the Ancient Times
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.
Gold Exploration Projects
Gold Exploration Projects. Mining.
Minor Coal Fires Hotspots Bring Major Damage
Minor Coal Fires Hotspots Bring Major Damage
Blasting Numerical Simulation Is Not a Magic...
Blasting Numerical Simulation Is Not a Magic Stand-Alone Technology
How You Can Help Save Miners’ Songs...
How You Can Help Save Miners’ Songs Heritage
Resources Nationalism
Resources Nationalism: A Major Threat To Mining Investors
Remote Wireless Initiation of Explosives
Remote Wireless Initiation of Explosives
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.
The Reclaiming Stage As a Legal Requirement
The Reclaiming Stage As a Legal Requirement
In Search Of a Definition For Mining Countries...
In Search Of a Definition For Mining Countries Attractiveness
Securing Metals Sourcing: The Emergence of a...
Securing Metals Sourcing: The Emergence of a New French Policy?
Brazil 1597-1889: 300 Years Of Mining Legislation
Brazil 1597-1889: 300 Years Of Mining Legislation
From Unmanned Mine Haul And Transport To No...
Is suppressing mining haul and transportation the most efficient way to mitigate its impact?

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