TuesdayAug 25, 2020 9:00 am

Mining Waste Management and Disposal Methods

Mining produces a lot of waste which should be disposed of properly. Improper waste disposal leads to soil, water and air pollution. There are various types of mining. They include coal mining, metal, landfill mining, oil and gas extraction and non-metal ore mining. This means there are also different types of mining waste. These include: Mine Wastewater: This wastewater is produced using different ways in mines and possesses different contamination levels. Water exposed to mining processes is acidic and can pollute the local water sources. This process, commonly referred to as acid mine drainage, contributes to water pollution. To decrease…

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MondayAug 24, 2020 3:00 pm

How the Mining Industry is Providing Minerals Securely during the Pandemic

Morning Consult conducted and recently released polling figures that reveal that most of the American voters are concerned about the safety of supply chains in America. With international supply chains suffering due to border restraints, U.S. policymakers and the general American public have become aware of the dependence the nation has on foreign mineral imports. The mining industry is one of the strong foundations and a key industry of the U.S. supply chain as it provides raw materials required in most industries and consumer products, including necessary health care applications. A report published by the World Bank Group found that…

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MondayAug 24, 2020 10:30 am

Kingman Minerals Ltd. (TSX.V: KGS) Leverages Market Trends as Gold Prices Increase More than 27%

“New York Times” article reports gold reaching record highs Buying gold is “best thing” investors can do to shield themselves from inflation, weakening of so-called fiat, or paper, currencies KGS strategic business model designed to deliver the highest benefit possible as prices of precious metals, including gold, increases As investors look for stability in a precarious financial world, they are turning more often to gold, pushing gold prices up to record levels not seen since 2011. Kingman Minerals (TSX.V: KGS), a Canada-based company engaged in the acquisition, exploration and development of gold and silver properties in North America, is in a…

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MondayAug 24, 2020 9:00 am

Minerals: Changing the Game in the Medical Sector

Life-saving medications and medical appliances have their foundations in minerals that occur naturally and are extracted by the mining industry in America. These metals and minerals propel the present-day medical world when combined with fresh ideas. This has made it easier to address public health issues while helping patients who need medical care. One such metal is copper. Copper has many valuable properties such as its malleability and its resistance to corrosion. Additionally, it is also ductile and is the sole hard metal registered by the Environmental Protection Agency in the year 2008 as a touch surface with antimicrobial properties.…

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FridayAug 21, 2020 2:30 pm

Hexagon Collision Avoidance System: The better option.

Hexagon’s Collision Avoidance System, otherwise known as CAS, minimizes mining risks which may include distraction, noise, poor visibility and busy traffic. Its latest release, CAS 4.6 was improved by the result of consumer feedback, centered development and demanding field trials. These improvements hasten efforts to assist mines make their environments less dangerous. The CAS 4.6 is equipped with three dominant features. Coming first, is the IDS GeoRadar integration. This is essentially the combination of the Collision Avoidance System with a product from the GeoRadar department. This feature provides an additional layer of safety. The General Purpose Controller or GPC, comes…

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FridayAug 21, 2020 1:08 pm

Kingman Minerals (TSX.V: KGS) Secures Key Asset Within Canada’s Most Prolific Gold Mining Zone

Kingman Minerals’ assets include both the Mohave Project as well as Quebec, Canada-based Cadillac East Property Cadillac East Property is situated within Abitibi Greenstone Belt, Canada’s most prolific gold mining zone and home to region’s largest open-pit gold mine, Canadian Malartic Mine In 2014, junior mining company that discovered Canadian Malartic Mine in 2011 went on to sell its interests in asset for gross consideration of $3.9 billion Though Kingman Minerals’ near-term potential lays firmly within confines of the Arizona-based Mohave Project, its interest within the Cadillac East project should not be disregarded Kingman Minerals (TSX.V: KGS), a Canada-listed gold…

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FridayAug 21, 2020 9:00 am

The Future of Automation in Mining

With automation being a trending issue in the mining industry, demand for technologies like equipment control and guidance, industrial control and automation systems, simulator-training, surface drilling and underground mining technologies has increased tremendously. It is also noted that the demand for new optimization, simulation, and visualization software will impact sector players like GoldHaven Resources Corp. (CSE: GOH) (OTCQB: ATUMF) and the mining industry as a whole over the next decade. The use of automated equipment that can be controlled remotely will have increased during this period, making it a great advancement. Controlling and monitoring of equipment remotely allows miners to automate…

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ThursdayAug 20, 2020 3:30 pm

Canada’s Advanced Mining Industry is in Need of 100,000 Workers

With almost half of Canada's present mining sector workforce over the age of 45 and 60,000 persons expected to retire in the next decade, the industry is facing a serious shortage of labor supply. In addition, projections also show that a further 25,000 to 30,000 people will leave the sector for various reasons. Over the next 10 years, it is estimated that roughly 100,000 new workers will be needed by numerous companies like Canada-based Kingman Minerals (TSX.V: KGS) in order to meet the sector’s labor supply requirements. There are many forces molding the coming generation of workers in the mining sector…

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ThursdayAug 20, 2020 11:30 am

Metallurgical Coal Demand Reported to Be the Worst Hit in 2020

Several industries have been severely impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic that has affected global economies. The most affected of these are the manufacturing, auto and power industries, who propel the demand for minerals and metals. This could create a tricky situation for mining companies such as Freeport-McMoRan Inc. (NYSE: FCX). Results of a 2020 poll conducted by Verdict that assessed the worst affected minerals and metals with regards to demand showed that the coal industry experienced a significant decrease in the demand for metallurgical coal, making it one of the most affected industries. Of the 453 responses collected, a majority…

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WednesdayAug 19, 2020 3:45 pm

A New Use for Inoperative UK Coal Mines is Being Piloted

Non-operational coal mines in the UK may yet have a new purpose; heating businesses and homes. This will be done by using warm water from flooded mines. The mines may also be used in horticulture to provide heat to growing houses. In the coastal town of Seaham close to Newcastle, in the Seaham Garden Village, 750 homes are being designed that will use water drawn from the unused mines. This will be a steady heat source, unchanged by exterior elements and having the ability to supply heating energy of 6 megawatts with no carbon outflows. The head of innovation at…

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