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Renewable Energy to Become Important For Mining Renewable Energy to Become Important For Mining

In a possible sign of what’s to come, new signals in the mining industry indicate that renewable energy amy soon power mining operations in many places across the world. Market research firm Navigant Research today issued a report showing that …

Bristol Bay Salmon In Danger- Effects Of Mining Bristol Bay Salmon In Danger- Effects Of Mining

Many Alaskans make a living by fishing for Salmon. Bristol Bay is one of the top fishing spots in Alaska and now it could be at risk for devastation, thanks to a mining. A recent report released by the government …

Colorado Mine Accident Kills 2, Injures 20 Colorado Mine Accident Kills 2, Injures 20

Two miners died, and 20 more were injured, after an accident involving carbon monoxide occurred at the Revenue-Virginius Mine in Ouray County, Colorado on Sunday. The incident occurred at 7:20 a.m., and emergency crews immediately responded. Star Mines operations manager …

Grand Canyon Mine Halted Due to Financial Restraints Grand Canyon Mine Halted Due to Financial Restraints
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The Grand Canyon is perhaps best known for its role as an amazing, awe-inspiring sight of nature’s beauty and power, a beautiful American landmark that brings flocks of tourists (and their wallets) to areas that might not otherwise have a …

Australian Miners Fired for Harlem Shake Video [REPORT] Australian Miners Fired for Harlem Shake Video [REPORT]
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According to one Australian mining outfit, doing the Harlem Shake on the job is a fireable offense. ABC News is reporting that at least 15 miners at the Agnew Gold mine in Western Australia were canned after posting their own …

Asteroid Worth $195B to Swing By Earth on February 15 Asteroid Worth $195B to Swing By Earth on February 15
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On February 15 an asteroid named 2012 DA14 will pass very close to the Earth. It will swing within just 17,200 miles of the planet’s surface, which is well within the orbit of the man-made geosynchronous satellites that orbit the …

Planetary Resources Shows Off Some New Asteroid Mining Tech Planetary Resources Shows Off Some New Asteroid Mining Tech
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Remember Planetary Resources? It’s the startup funded by the Google co-founders, James Cameron and others. The company’s goal is to send mining robots into space and collect valuable minerals and elements from the numerous asteroids that fly around our solar …