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  • Mine water treatment partnership

    CONSOL Energy Inc. and Veolia Water Solutions & Technologies have formed an agreement to design and build a state-of-the-art Zero Liquid Waste Discharge system to treat mine water. The parties are also completing an agreement for operation and maintenance of the facility, which will be located near Mannington, West Vancouver and will treat mine water from several coal mines. Veolia ...


  • Aureus Mining Commencement of Trading

    NOT FOR DISTRIBUTION IN THE UNITED STATES OR FOR DISSEMINATION TO US NEWS WIRE SERVICES. April 13, 2011 Afferro Mining Inc. Aureus Mining Inc. TSX-V: AFF (formerly AUR) TSX: AUE AIM: AFF (formerly AAAM) AIM: AUE JOINT NEWS RELEASE COMPLETION OF PLAN OF ARRANGEMENT AND COMMENCEMENT OF TRADING April 13, 2011, African Aura ...


  • Clarke Energy & EDL Monetise Coal Mine Gas with Queensland Plant Expansion

    Clarke Energy has been awarded the contract by Energy Developments Limited (EDL) to engineer, procure and construct (EPC) the expansion of a Waste Coal Mine Gas (WCMG) Power Station at their Moranbah North WCMG Power Station in Central Queensland, Australia. The facility ...


    By Clarke Energy

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  • Calculating the environmental cost of uranium mining

    Nuclear power is receiving growing attention from governments seeking ways to cut greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions. However, there is little detailed analysis of the true carbon costs of the nuclear industry. A new analysis suggests that eco-efficiency of uranium mining and milling, a key aspect of the efficiency of nuclear power generation, depends on the amount of uranium in the rocks being ...

  • The 6 Best Metals & Mining Websites

    Are you looking to impress your boss with your industry expertise? Perhaps you want to be known as the expert on your team? Or, maybe you just need to keep an eye on market data and stay on top of commodity prices. Well, no matter your motivation, we’ve got you covered! To help you stay up to date on all the latest news, trends and analysis within your industry, we’ve compiled six of ...


    By Intelex Technologies Inc.

  • Making green mining less of an oxymoron

    New breakthrough science and cost reductions from the world of cleantech hold promise for making mining-one of the dirtiest, most inefficient industries in the world-more profitable, safer and cleaner. But which cleantech innovations aimed at reducing toxicity in mining, as well as the need for power and water, are best positioned to succeed? Which companies will win and which will lose? How can ...


    By GLOBE SERIES

  • GFS Corp Introduces New Liquid Natural Gas Conversion Systems for Two Popular Models of Komatsu Mine Haul Trucks

    GFS Corp, the leader in natural gas conversions of high horsepower diesel vehicles and the first to market with conversion ...


  • Mining, Oil & Gas Machinery Manufacturing in Canada Industry Market Research Report Now Available from IBISWorld

    According to a 2010 study by the World Energy Council, Canada's Alberta province plays home to just over 70.0% of the world's bitumen reserves, also known as oil sands. “Consequently,” says IBISWorld industry analyst Josh McBee, “an estimated 63.7% of the Mining, Oil and Gas Machinery Manufacturing ...


    By IBISWorld

  • VOC Emissions from Coal Mine Ventilation Shafts

    Recently the Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment (CDPHE) sent a letter asking coal mines in the state of Colorado to quantify the emissions of volatile organic compounds (VOC) and sulfur compounds on an annual basis.  According to the letter, the Air Pollution Control Division (APCD) of the CDPHE has a concern that mine shafts and methane drainage wells, which exist for ...

  • Mining industry prospects depend on climate change action

    Canada’s mining industry is already feeling the impacts of climate events with the distinctive fingerprint of climate change, but solutions exist to help it adapt, according to a study released today by the David Suzuki Foundation. 'Because of its dependency on the natural environment, the Canadian mining sector is particularly vulnerable to the consequences of climate change,' says report ...


    By GLOBE Foundation

  • Making coal mining safer, more efficient and greener

    CSIRO’s efforts to help the Australian coal industry improve safety and efficiency and reduce its environmental impact received a boost this week with the allocation of more than A$3 million in funding from the Australian Coal Association Research Program (ACARP).The funding package will enable CSIRO Exploration & Mining to undertake nine important research projects.“We are delighted to work ...

  • Researchers tap into CO2 storage potential of mine waste

    It's time to value the greenhouse gas-trapping potential of mine waste and start making money from it, says mining engineer and geologist Michael Hitch of the University of British Columbia (UBC). Hitch studies the value of mine waste rock for its CO2-sequestration potential, or "SP." He says mining companies across Canada will, in future, be able to offset CO2 emissions with so-named "SP rock," ...


    By GLOBE Foundation

  • U.S. EPA Settles with El Paso Natural Gas for Cleanup Costs at Abandoned Uranium Mines on Navajo Nation

    Today, the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and the Department of Justice announced a settlement worth more than $500,000 with El Paso Natural Gas Company LLC, (EPNG) to reimburse government costs related to 19 abandoned uranium mines located on the Navajo Nation, near Cameron, Arizona. Under the settlement terms, EPNG will reimburse the U.S. EPA $502,500, based on its share of field ...

  • PetroSense is working with a number of major mining, oil and gas enterprises to design and implement water and air-quality monitoring networks.

    FCI Environmental, Inc., (Dallas), the manufacturer of the innovative PetroSense line, announced today the receipt of a contract to provide a multi-location water quality monitoring system for a major open pit mining operation. The initial 5 station system includes the PetroSense revolutionary CMS-1500 Internet-based wireless communications backbone. It integrates its state-of-the-art optical ...


    By PetroSense, Inc

  • New Transparency Agenda for Canada’s Mining Sector

    Two of Canada’s largest mining industry players have released recommendations for a payment transparency standard for all Canadian publicly-traded mining companies. The Mining Association of Canada (MAC) and the Prospectors and Developers Association of Canada (PDAC), in partnership with Publish What You Pay-Canada (PWYP-Canada) and the Revenue Watch Institute, released a report titled ...


    By GLOBE Foundation

  • Environment Agency grants mining waste permit at Balcombe

    The Environment Agency has today (Wednesday, 24 July) granted a mining waste permit to Cuadrilla Balcombe Ltd (Cuadrilla). This permit covers the management of wastes arising from an exploratory borehole to test for oil and gas reserves at Balcombe in West Sussex. After a thorough assessment the Environment Agency is confident that, providing their permit is complied with, the environment ...

  • Company claims breakthrough clean mining process

    Kachan & Co., a cleantech research and consulting firm, has published a report examining the clean mining claims of mine developer American Manganese (TSX.V: AMY; Pink Sheets: AMYZF; Frankfurt: 2AM). The company is developing a manganese deposit in Arizona and aiming to become the lowest cost producer of the metal, which is used in lithium ion and other batteries, as well as other cleantech ...


    By Kachan & Co.

  • Digging deep for transparency in oil and mining in Latin America

    Oil and mineral resources are abundant in several Latin American countries but will not last forever, and should be used to fuel the transition to a more diversified economy. The warning comes from María del Carmen Pantoja, head of "Extrayendo transparencia" (Extracting Transparency), a programme promoting information and good use of the earnings from non-renewable natural resources, with ...


    By GLOBE SERIES

  • New Coal Mine Methane Venting Technology Tested

    WASHINGTON, DC (ENS) - A demonstration project begun Friday at an abandoned West Virginia coal mine will showcase a technology that can convert the greenhouse gas methane into a source of clean energy. The thermal oxidation system destroys methane in ventilation air by heating the gas to over 1800 degrees Fahrenheit and converting it to carbon dioxide and water. The ...

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