News tagged with mining

Secure payment on Internet?

Now that it has become a common feature on the news to hear about cyber attacks on an international scale, cybersecurity is seen as a first priority by Internet users. There can be no doubt that the web has become a battleground ...

dateMar 31, 2015 in Security
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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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Understanding the copper heart of volcanoes

The link between volcanism and the formation of copper ore has been discovered by researchers from the University of Bristol, UK. Their findings, published today in Nature Geoscience, could have far-reaching implic ...

dateFeb 09, 2015 in Earth Sciences
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Will we mine asteroids?

It's been said that a single asteroid might be worth trillions of dollars in precious rare metals. Will we ever reach out and mine these space rocks? How hard could it be?

dateJan 09, 2015 in Space Exploration
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