Article - 23 Aug 2019
In this article, we explore the ways in which water contaminated by mining can be purified and altered in order to make it drinkable.
Article - 7 Aug 2019
Scanning electron microscopy is a powerful tool for characterizing metal ores, providing vital information on elemental contents and better resolution.
Article - 27 Oct 2018
Cobalt is a silver-white magnetic metal, with the chemical symbol ‘Co’ and an atomic number of 27.
Article - 16 Sep 2018
Located in the middle of the periodic table, cobalt is a transition metal long used in impure form as a pigment.
Article - 26 Aug 2019
Acid mine drainage (AMD) is a significant source of water pollution in areas surrounding current and historic metal and coal mine sites.
Article - 26 Jul 2018
Since its introduction around 4,000 years ago, coal – a naturally occurring combustible solid – has been utilized as a fuel source for heating and cooking and, in more recent times, for the generation...
Article - 10 Oct 2012
Kyrgyzstan, with a total population of 5,496,737 as of July 2012, is located in Central Asia, to the west of China and south of Kazakhstan. The country experiences subtropical, temperate and dry...
Article - 29 Aug 2012
Sweden is located in Northern Europe, between Norway and Finland. The total area of the country is 450,295 km2, and has a population of 9,103,788 as of July 2012. The country’s climate varies from...
Article - 20 Aug 2012
France is located in Western Europe. It has several overseas territories, namely, French Guiana, Martinique, Mayotte, Guadeloupe, and Reunion. The total area of the country is 551,500 km2, excluding...
Article - 16 Aug 2012
Swaziland, with a total population of 1,386,914 as of July 2012, is located off the southern part of Africa, between Mozambique and South Africa. Swaziland covers a total area of 17,364 km2 and has...