Alkaline residues and the environment: a review of impacts ...

Around two billion tonnes of alkaline residues are produced globally each year by industries such as steel production, alumina refining and coal-fired power generation, with a total production estimate of 90 billion tonnes since industrialisation.

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Decommissioning Projects - South Africa - Uranium

General People living next to Johannesburg tailings dumps suffer from respiratory ailments‚ NGO study finds Communities living in the shadows of Johannesburg's infamous mine dumps are at greater risk of respiratory illnesses than those residing in the city's leafy northern suburbs‚ a new study by the Bench Marks Foundation has found.

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Cobalt Blue Holdings – Green energy technology

Cobalt Blue Quarterly Report – June 2018 Quarterly highlights: Projects Thackaringa Project Thackaringa Pre-Feasibility Study successfully delivered Thackaringa Project Optimisation Studies underway Bankable Feasibility Study commenced Cobalt Trends Cobalt Market Update – near term DRC supply growth impacts pricing.

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Basic Information about Electronics Stewardship | US EPA

Life Cycle Stages of Electronics. Improved life cycle management of electronics, through source reduction of materials used, increasing reuse, refurbishing, extending the life of products, and recycling of electronics, can reduce the total quantity of waste that needs to be managed domestically and globally.

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Indigenous people are left poor as tech world takes lithium ...

Hunt for mineral known as 'white gold' intensifies in the Andes, but those who live on the land say they are being tossed aside

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Cobalt average spot price United States 2013-2017 | Statistic

This statistic shows the annual average spot price of cobalt the United States from 2013 to 2017, in dollars per pound. In 2017, the average spot price of cobalt in the U.S. stood at 26.6 U.S ...

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Congo and cobalt critical | MINING.com

The availability or lack of these elements can have major impacts on energy systems and significantly increased demand could strain supply. That could cause massive price increases or even ...

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WOA! - Impacts and Carrying Capacity

The human impact on natural ecosystems has reached dangerous levels, even significantly altering the Earth's basic chemical cycles, says a new report, World Resources 2000-2001: People and Ecosystems, The Fraying Web of Life.

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Environmental Impacts of Mining and Smelting | Occupational ...

Background. The mining sector is responsible for some of the largest releases of heavy metals into the environment of any industry. It also releases other air pollutants including sulfur dioxide and nitrogen oxides in addition to leaving behind tons of waste tailings, slag, and acid drainage.

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Ely Minnesota

This is a story about a common Minnesota American Black Bear and a person originally from Indiana, me, who used to believe if you got this close to a Black Bear you were a goner.

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Nickel mining in New Caledonia - Wikipedia

Nickel mining in New Caledonia is a major sector of the New Caledonian economy. The islands contain about 7,100,000 tonnes of nickel which is about 10% of the world's nickel reserves [citation needed].

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AI in Mining - Mineral Exploration, Autonomous Drills, and More

Mining is a major worldwide industry producing everything from coal to gold. According to a PWC annual report, the top 40 mining companies have a market capitalization of $748 billion as of April 2017. The industry as a whole saw a slump in 2015 but since then the sector has recovered due to rising ...

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What is Deep-Seabed Mining? - Deep Sea Conservation Coalition

Deep seabed mining is the extension of terrestrial and shallow-water mining activities in the deep ocean in the quest for minerals. It requires new technologies and approaches and new scientific knowledge, most of which have yet to be acquired and developed.

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Asteroid mining - Wikipedia

Asteroid mining is the exploitation of raw materials from asteroids and other minor planets, including near-Earth objects.. Minerals can be mined from an asteroid or spent comet, then used in space for construction materials or taken back to Earth.

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Radiation Protection | US EPA

EPA sets limits on environmental radiation from use of radioactive elements. The Radiation Protection website describes EPA's radiation protection activities, regulations and supporting information.

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Community Impacts of Mountaintop Removal > Appalachian Voices

"To a child of Appalachia, to see the mountains laid waste, whether by clear-cutting or strip mining, is to witness a dagger plunged into the very bosom from which you sprang and which has sustained you."

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Analysts okay Glencore's 2017 production downs - Mining Weekly

Analysts on Thursday okayed last year's production performance of diversified mining and marketing company Glencore, which on Thursday reported lower 2017 production for many commodities owing ...

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Tesla Has Found Yet Another Safe Haven For Cobalt Mining

Cobalt has a long history of mining silver but that's changing as Cobalt is fast-becoming a hotspot for its namesake, cobalt, and Tesla is getting a piece of the pie (Image: Camp Scout)

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AI in Mining - Mineral Exploration, Autonomous Drills, and More

Mining is a major worldwide industry producing everything from coal to gold. According to a PWC annual report, the top 40 mining companies have a market capitalization of $748 billion as of April 2017. The industry as a whole saw a slump in 2015 but since then the sector has recovered due to rising ...

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Nickel Mining News and Commentary | MINING.com

Nickel mining news. Explore related Nickel articles for more information on the Nickel mining industry.

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1.1 PHASES OF A MINING PROJECT - Home | ELAW

Chapter 1 5 1.1.3.2 Placer mining Placer mining is used when the metal of interest is associated with sediment in a stream bed or floodplain.

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InfoMine - Mining Intelligence and Technology

InfoMine provides comprehensive information on mining, the mining industry, mining technology and mineral exploration. InfoMine categories include mining news, mining jobs, mining equipment, mineral commodities, and professional development

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Edumine - Official Site

Edumine provides online courses, short courses and live webcasts in support of professional development and training for the mining industry.

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The Top 10 Reasons Investors Should Look at Cobalt

Every once in a while, a previously unappreciated metal rises to prominence. It could be such a time for cobalt - a metal that's fueling the green movement.

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Mining Archives - Visual Capitalist

An intro to Canada's vast mining sector, including its impact on the economy and the innovations that will set the global standard for mining in the future.

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