Mining
Mining is the extraction of valuable minerals or other geological materials from the earth from an orebody, lode, vein, seam, or reef, which forms the mineralized package of economic interest to the m...
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This Day In History-1905 World’s Largest Diamond Found
On January 25, 1905, at the Premier Mine in Pretoria, South Africa, a 3,106-carat diamond is discovered during a routine inspection by the mine’s superintendent. Weighing 1.33 pounds, and christened t...
15 Satisfyingly Beautiful Welds That Are Basically Works Of Art
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The Challenge Of Mining Rare-Earth Materials Outside China
Five years ago, the cost of rare-earth materials that are critical for today’s electronics went through the roof. An export quota set by China, which mines most of the world’s rare earths, caused the ...
Officials say death toll in Ukraine mine blast reaches 32
Officials in a separatist rebel-held city in east Ukraine say the death toll from an accidental explosion at a coal mine has risen to 32 with one person unaccounted for.
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Mining in Roman Britain - Making History - Medieval Mining
Since the Bronze age the strength and security of a civilization depended on their access to various metals such as gold, silver, copper, tin, and Iron. Find...
Gold rush
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History of mining
Mining is the extraction of valuable minerals or other geological materials from the earth from an orebody, lode, vein, seam, or reef, which forms the mineralized package of economic interest to the m...
History of mining - Wikipedia
Stone quarries of ancient Egypt
The stone quarries of ancient Egypt once produced quality stone for the construction of decorative monuments such as sculptures and obelisks. These quarries are now recognised archaeological sites. Ei...
Stone quarries of ancient Egypt - Wikipedia
Mining in Roman Britain
Mining was one of the most prosperous activities in Roman Britain. Britain was rich in resources such as copper, gold, iron, lead, salt, silver, and tin, materials in high demand in the Roman Empire. ...
Mining in Roman Britain - Wikipedia
Mining and metallurgy in medieval Europe
The Middle Ages in Europe cover the time span from the 5th century AD, marked by the decay of the Roman Empire, to the 16th century, when social and economic factors shifted Europe towards the Modern ...
Mining and metallurgy in medieval Europe - Wikipedia
Gold rush
A gold rush is a period of feverish migration of workers to an area that has had a dramatic discovery of gold deposits. Major gold rushes took place in the 19th century in Australia, New Zealand, Braz...
Gold rush - Wikipedia
Open-pit mining
Open-pit mining, open-cut mining or opencast mining is a surface mining technique of extracting rock or minerals from the earth by their removal from an open pit or borrow.This form of mining differs ...
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Drift mining
Drift mining is either the mining of an ore deposit by underground methods, or the working of coal seams accessed by adits driven into the surface outcrop of the coal bed. Drift is a more general min...
Drift mining - Wikipedia
Room and pillar
Room and pillar (variant of breast stoping), also called pillar and stall, is a mining system in which the mined material is extracted across a horizontal plane, creating horizontal arrays of rooms an...
Room and pillar - Wikipedia
Shaft mining
Shaft mining or shaft sinking refers to the method of excavating a vertical or near-vertical tunnel from the top down, where there is initially no access to the bottom.Shaft sinking refers to the gene...
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Coal mining
The goal of coal mining is to obtain coal and sometimes other resources from the ground. Coal is valued for its energy content, and, since the 1880s, has been widely used to generate electricity. Stee...
Coal mining - Wikipedia
Extractive metallurgy
Extractive metallurgy is a branch of metallurgical engineering wherein process and methods of extraction of metals from their natural mineral deposits are studied. The field is a material science, cov...
Quarry
A quarry is a place from which dimension stone, rock, construction aggregate, riprap, sand, gravel, or slate has been excavated from the ground. A quarry is the same thing as an open-pit mine from wh...
Quarry - Wikipedia
Mining engineering
Mining engineering is an engineering discipline that involves the practice, the theory, the science, the technology, and application of extracting and processing minerals from a naturally occurring e...
Environmental issues with mining
The environmental impact of mining includes erosion, formation of sinkholes, loss of biodiversity, and contamination of soil, groundwater, surface water by chemicals from mining processes. In some cas...
Environmental issues with mining - Wikipedia
Mining accident
A mining accident is an accident that occurs during the process of mining minerals. Thousands of miners die from mining accidents each year, especially in the processes of coal mining and hard rock mi...
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Mine rescue
Mine rescue is the specialized job of rescuing miners and others who have become trapped or injured in underground mines because of mining accidents, roof falls or floods and disasters such as explosi...