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Science Alert   20 May 2019   World  
<p>Researchers have pinpointed a previously unknown source of volcanoes in the extreme depths of Earth - in the transition zone between the upper and lower mantle.<br />Until now, we thought we had a handle on the ways in which volcanoes form, welling up from ...
Interesting Engineering   08 May 2019   World  
<p>Tunnels are some of the greatest engineering feats humanity has ever undertaken. We (humankind) have, in fact, been digging them for millennia.<br />But, they have not all been excavated for purely logistical reasons. Tunnels were, and still are, widely ...
Mining Technology   01 April 2019   World  
<p>Across the world, mine sites have increased in size as the years have passed, transforming into the gargantuan chasms of today’s operations. We look at some of the world’s biggest mines through time.</p>
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Science   26 February 2019   World  
<p>The British Geological Survey (BGS) has amassed one of the world&rsquo;s premier collections of geologic samples. Housed in three enormous warehouses in Nottingham, U.K., it contains about 3 million fossils gathered over more than 150 years at thousands ...
Bloomberg Opinion   19 February 2019   World  
<p>It&rsquo;s taken two tragedies in just over three years, but the mining industry is finally starting to clean up its act. <br />Brazil&rsquo;s government Monday announced plans to ban upstream tailings dams, a low-cost method of storing mining waste implicated ...
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Railway - Technology.com   06 February 2019   World  
<p>In the sprawling metropolises of Tokyo, London and Paris, urban metro networks are vital for keeping things moving, but laying out these complex systems intuitively for passengers is no easy feat. Which metros have the most complicated network and how have ...
CROSSROADS   04 February 2019   World  
<p>A newly produced geotechnical design guide uses cone penetration testing to characterize soils and foundation needs. A supplement to the Minnesota Department of Transportation&rsquo;s geotechnical design manual, this resource will provide improved methods ...
Express   25 January 2019   World  
<p>MORE than 32 earthquakes of magnitude 2.5 or above have been recorded by the United States Geological Survey (USGS) in the past 24 hours. Here is where the tremors struck in the world. Most of the earthquakes were recorded along the Ring of Fire, a basin ...
Express   23 January 2019   World  
<p>The scientists have discovered that a large earthquake usually comes after a shallow mantle creep and seismic swarms, which is a process called &lsquo;silent slip&rsquo;. This process is when the Earth moves, but there is no earthquake and can lead to actual ...
FORBES   22 January 2019   World  
<p>Asset sales, cost cutting and reasonable commodity prices are combining to create the best financial conditions in decades for big mining companies as demonstrated by this week's December quarter production report from Rio Tinto.</p>
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