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