News tagged with mining industry

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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Turning mining wastewater into rainwater

A new cost-effective technology to treat mining wastewater and reduce sludge by up to 90 per cent has been used for the first time at a commercial mine. The technology, called Virtual Curtain, was used to ...

dateJun 12, 2014 in Environment
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The impact of mining Alaska's coal

Alaska, the last great frontier, is being threatened by many proposals to mine an estimated 5.5 trillion tons of coal. Sam Weis, author of "The Local and Worldwide Impact of Mining Alaska's Coal" in the magazine Environment: Sc ...

dateMar 11, 2014 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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