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New drill research collaboration aims to unlock mineral resources in South Australia
Thursday, June 25, 2015
n a world-first collaboration of mineral explorers, drillers, government and research institutes, the Deep Exploration Technologies Cooperative Research Centre (DET CRC), the Geological Survey of South Australia (GSSA), mineral explorers Minotaur Exploration and Kingston Resources and drilling company Boart Longyear have signed agreements to collaborate on a mineral systems drilling programme (MSDP). read more »
TIMELINE: Birth and development of the diamond mining industry
Friday, June 12, 2015
While the term "diamond" comes from the Greek word "Adamas", meaning "unconquerable", the earliest gems were found in India, in 4th century BC. From then until now, the industry has growth exponentially and Design by Sevan has developed this great timeline with the main highlights read more »
Seafloor copper extraction better than traditional mining — report
Monday, June 01, 2015
A fresh study commissioned by Canadian seafloor miner Nautilus Minerals (TSX:NUS) shows than extracting copper from the seabed causes less disruptions to the environment and local communities than traditional mining, the company said. read more »
Peruvian discovery may hold ‘hidden pool’ of rare earths
Tuesday, May 19, 2015
U.S.-based rare earth explorer RioSol and its Peruvian mining arm Compañía Minera Rio Sol said Tuesday studies carried out at its recently unveiled rare earth element and poly-metallic claim discovery in Peru have confirmed the site potentially holds a “hidden pool” of the coveted elements. read more »
Space mining needs regulation, geologist says
Wednesday, May 13, 2015
Prospecting on the moon or on asteroids is probably a couple of decades away, a NASA scientist told a symposium on planetary and terrestrial mining read more »


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