OPEC,is a name that has become synonymous with the worldwide petroleum market. But what does it do, who is involved and how important is OPEC to our day-to-day lives?
Myanmar is a country of abundant natural resources and is looking towards an economic resurgence after international relationships have become stronger in recent years. This 'Country Focus' article outlines the key resources of the country.
This article will give an overview of the major mineral resources present and the mining industry in Argentina.
This paper deals with a problem encountered in a Saskatchewan uranium mine where severe wear from slurry abrasion resulted in expensive down time from the pipe needing replacement every 16 months.
This article gives a brief overview of the most important questions regarding petroleum oil.
'Fracking'is currently a hot topic in the media, but what does it mean? This article aims to explain the theory and applications of this modern mining technique.
Surface mining is predominantly used in obtaining sand, gravel, crushed stone, phosphates, coal, copper, iron, and aluminum.
Coal has been a major source of energy in the world since its discovery in the early 18th century.
There are several techniques for elemental analysis. However, none are as flexible in the analytical range and material type as X-ray fluorescence. This article presents the benefits of wavelength dispersive X-ray fluorescence (WDXRF) and shows its practical application.
The Rigaku ZSX Primus IVi offers high-speed chemical analysis of geological materials, liquids, alloys, chemicals and plated metals. As a sequential WDXRF spectrometer, it offers superior resolution and sensitivity compared to EDXRF spectrometers.
This product profile outlines the Ramsey Series 30 Belt Scale System.
ZEISS Xradia 510 Versa x-ray microscope advances industry and science to address emerging research challenges.
AZoMining speaks to Philip Gross, CEO of Snow Lake Lithium, about the development of the world's first electric lithium mine. This is a particularly important development within mining and highlights the significance of accelerating green mining across the world.
Prof. James Tour
AZoMining speaks with James Tour from Rice University about his team's exciting method that has the very real potential to recover valuable REE from three types of waste; electronic waste, coal fly ash and bauxite residue.
Craig Liddicoat from Flinders University speaks to AZoMining about his team's work on effective rehabilitation in post-mining ecosystems and whether it can set up a predictable trajectory of recovery. We also ask why ecosystem recovery is important in mining operations and the current limitations af