News tagged with mining company

System model for calculating mine profitability

A new system dynamic model makes it possible to plan the profitability of mining operations with greater precision than before. Researchers in business at Lappeenranta University of Technology, LUT have developed a model ...

dateMay 06, 2015 in Environment
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New rural struggles in platinum areas

The rise in platinum mining by major mining companies in formerly densely populated rural areas has ushered a new wave of rural struggles with rural communities fighting for self-determination and land control. ...

dateMar 18, 2015 in Environment
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Mines 'may be judged by koalas'

(Phys.org) —The performance of Australia's mining industry in restoring the native landscape could one day be judged by ...koalas.

dateJun 24, 2013 in Ecology
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Peru villagers allege neglect after toxic spill

(AP)—More than a month after toxic slurry from a major copper mine sickened scores of people in one of Peru's highland communities, villagers complain that the mining company and the government have done ...

dateSep 04, 2012 in Environment
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The most profitable asteroid is...

With the recent announcement of the asteroid mining company, Planetary Resources, some of the most-asked questions about this enticing but complex endeavor include, what asteroids do we mine? Which are the ...

dateMay 17, 2012 in Space Exploration
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