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  • Article - 8 Nov 2021
    Advanced knowledge of rock mechanics will help inform the future of mine planning and resource exploitation. This article will discuss rock mechanics, exploring current, new, and future developments...
  • 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
    The principle alloys used in mining equipment are made of different elements; most notably steel, nickel-chromium, iron, and molybdenum.
  • Article - 6 May 2019
    Continuous climatic monitoring systems are a useful tool in monitoring the thermal environment of mines in real time by providing users with important information on the local thermal environment.
  • Article - 20 Dec 2018
    As the demand for materials increases, the mining industry has to look for new, automated mine processes to optimize their energy consumption.
  • Article - 25 Jan 2018
    In the mining industry, autonomous equipment is used to increase productivity and safety of working in mines - vehicles are either semi or fully autonomous.
  • Article - 23 Nov 2017
    The extraction of sand, gravel, oil and gas from seas has taken place for several decades, however recent discoveries of other rich mineral deposits on the seafloor, in addition to advancing...
  • 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 - 13 Oct 2017
    The combustion of either methane, which is released during the extraction of coal from the walls of the mines, coal dusts or a combination of both, are the sources of coal mine explosions that have...
  • Article - 12 Nov 2015
    The mining industry has evolved over the past quarter-century—from an occupation that was once laborious, unpredictable and dangerous, to one that's better regulated and much more profitable.