Article - 17 Feb 2020
Laser-induced breakdown spectroscopy (LIBS) is a rapid, minimally destructive chemical analysis technique that takes operational principles from atomic emission spectroscopy (AES). LIBS is a technique...
Article - 14 Nov 2019
Some devices require semiconductor materials with elements from the “metalloid staircase” (located across groups 13, 14 and 15 of the periodic table).
Article - 17 Oct 2017
The high energy density of rechargeable lithium ion (Li-ion) batteries allow for enhanced storage capabilities and longer runtimes, making this technology one of the most popular options for portable...
Article - 13 Oct 2017
Throughout history, coal-mining explosions have accounted for the deaths of thousands of workers as a result of the combustion of either methane gas or coal dust within the mine.
Article - 26 Mar 2014
Ore pass is a vertical or near-vertical opening created during underground mining operation to transfer materials. It is designed based on the gravitational force between different ground levels to...
Article - 12 Jul 2013
Erik Svedlund, product manager for underground electric loaders and trucks at Atlas Copco URE, talks to AZoMining about the innovative new green line from Atlas Copco and the potential economic and...
Article - 19 Oct 2012
Djibouti, with a total population of 774,389 as of July 2012, is located in Eastern Africa, bordering the Gulf of Aden and the Red Sea, between Eritrea and Somalia. The country mostly has a desert...
Article - 20 Jul 2012
Diamond drilling has revolutionised the mining industry and directly resulted in the discovery of many minable orebodies that would otherwise have gone untapped.