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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>
Filed under: Mining News
FORBES   28 December 2018   World   World  
<p>As 2018 draws to a close, it's time to wrap up some geology-related stories that made it into the news, be it discoveries, strange events or natural disasters.</p> <p>In January drone footage showed a large crack, 250 feet deep, forming on Rattlesnake Ridge, ...
FORBES   07 November 2018   Mexico  
<p>Teotihuacan, translated from the Aztec language as "birthplace of the gods," or "place where gods were born," was an important religious and cultural center during the Aztec empire.</p> <p>In 2003, archaeologists discovered an almost 60-foot vertical shaft ...
FORBES   22 July 2018   USA   Wyoming  
<p>Devils Tower in Wyoming is surrounded by myths and mysteries. To the Sioux people, this site was sacred and some of their stories tell how this mountain formed. A long time ago a giant bear chased a group of children onto the flat top of the mountain. Out ...
FORBES   06 June 2018   Hawaii   Kilauea Volcano  
<p>Hawaii's Kilauea volcano claimed its latest victim, the picturesque Kapoho Bay as it filled the bay with molten lava flows. Overnight, hundreds of homes were destroyed as rivers of lava poured into oceanfront communities.</p>
Filed under: Natural Hazards
FORBES   25 August 2017   USA   California, Hawthorne  
<p>Elon Musk’s audacious plan for a new business to build tunnels for high-speed subterranean transportation took a step forward by winning approval from local officials to proceed with a test tunnel running far below two city streets and a small airport.</p><p>Hawthorne, ...
Filed under: Construction News
FORBES   16 November 2015   World  
<p>From subtle changes in geochemistry to massive volcanoes, the geologic wonders of the world never cease to amaze. Here we span the earth to find the best natural wonders of the world, both in their importance to geology and in their awesome beauty. If you ...
FORBES   09 September 2015   Colombia   Boyacá  
<p>Paleontologists working in South America have described an ancient sea turtle that could be the key to understanding the murky evolutionary history of turtles, and it is at least 25 million years older than any other sea turtle fossil known. Edwin Cadena ...