The concept pertaining to the health status of inhabitants of the world.
A specialized agency of the United Nations designed as a coordinating authority on international health work; its aim is to promote the attainment of the highest possible level of health by all peoples.
A natural fuel formed by partial decomposition of vegetable matter under certain environmental conditions.
A diffuse parenchymal lung disease caused by inhalation of dust and by tissue reaction to their presence. These inorganic, organic, particulate, or vaporized matters usually are inhaled by workers in their occupational environment, leading to the various forms (ASBESTOSIS; BYSSINOSIS; and others). Similar air pollution can also have deleterious effects on the general population.
Worthless, damaged, defective, superfluous or effluent material from industrial operations.
Unstable isotopes of lead that decay or disintegrate emitting radiation. Pb atoms with atomic weights 194-203, 205, and 209-214 are radioactive lead isotopes.
Removal of ENVIRONMENTAL POLLUTANTS or contaminants for the general protection of the environment. This is accomplished by various chemical, biological, and bulk movement methods, in conjunction with ENVIRONMENTAL MONITORING.
Injuries resulting when a person is struck by particles impelled with violent force from an explosion. Blast causes pulmonary concussion and hemorrhage, laceration of other thoracic and abdominal viscera, ruptured ear drums, and minor effects in the central nervous system. (From Dorland, 27th ed)
Earth or other matter in fine, dry particles. (Random House Unabridged Dictionary, 2d ed)
Global conflict involving countries of Europe, Africa, Asia, and North America that occurred between 1939 and 1945.
Substances which pollute the soil. Use for soil pollutants in general or for which there is no specific heading.
Uranium. A radioactive element of the actinide series of metals. It has an atomic symbol U, atomic number 92, and atomic weight 238.03. U-235 is used as the fissionable fuel in nuclear weapons and as fuel in nuclear power reactors.
A naturally radioactive element with atomic symbol Rn, atomic number 86, and atomic weight 222. It is a member of the noble gas family found in soil, and is released during the decay of radium.
Organic and inorganic compounds that contain iron as an integral part of the molecule.
Metals with high specific gravity, typically larger than 5. They have complex spectra, form colored salts and double salts, have a low electrode potential, are mainly amphoteric, yield weak bases and weak acids, and are oxidizing or reducing agents (From Grant & Hackh's Chemical Dictionary, 5th ed)
The exposure to potentially harmful chemical, physical, or biological agents that occurs as a result of one's occupation.
A form of pneumoconiosis resulting from inhalation of dust containing crystalline form of SILICON DIOXIDE, usually in the form of quartz. Amorphous silica is relatively nontoxic.
An institute of the CENTERS FOR DISEASE CONTROL AND PREVENTION which is responsible for assuring safe and healthful working conditions and for developing standards of safety and health. Research activities are carried out pertinent to these goals.
The monitoring of the level of toxins, chemical pollutants, microbial contaminants, or other harmful substances in the environment (soil, air, and water), workplace, or in the bodies of people and animals present in that environment.
The relationships of groups of organisms as reflected by their genetic makeup.
Quartz (SiO2). A glassy or crystalline form of silicon dioxide. Many colored varieties are semiprecious stones. (From Grant & Hackh's Chemical Dictionary, 5th ed)
Adverse effect upon bodies of water (LAKES; RIVERS; seas; groundwater etc.) caused by CHEMICAL WATER POLLUTANTS.
Diamond. A crystalline form of carbon that occurs as hard, colorless or tinted isomeric crystals. It is used as a precious stone, for cutting glass, and as bearings for delicate mechanisms. (From Grant & Hackh's Chemical Dictionary, 5th ed)
A diffuse parenchymal lung disease caused by accumulation of inhaled CARBON or coal dust. The disease can progress from asymptomatic anthracosis to massive lung fibrosis. This lung lesion usually occurs in coal MINERS, but can be seen in urban dwellers and tobacco smokers.
A yellow metallic element with the atomic symbol Au, atomic number 79, and atomic weight 197. It is used in jewelry, goldplating of other metals, as currency, and in dental restoration. Many of its clinical applications, such as ANTIRHEUMATIC AGENTS, are in the form of its salts.
Hostile conflict between organized groups of people.
Standards for limiting worker exposure to airborne contaminants. They are the maximum concentration in air at which it is believed that a particular substance will not produce adverse health effects with repeated daily exposure. It can be a time-weighted average (TLV-TWA), a short-term value (TLV-STEL), or an instantaneous value (TLV-Ceiling). They are expressed either as parts per million (ppm) or milligram per cubic meter (mg/m3).
Debris resulting from a process that is of no further use to the system producing it. The concept includes materials discharged from or stored in a system in inert form as a by-product of vital activities. (From Webster's New Collegiate Dictionary, 1981)
Global conflict primarily fought on European continent, that occurred between 1914 and 1918.
Diseases caused by factors involved in one's employment.
Short-lived radioactive decay products of radon that include 216-Po, 214-Pb, 214-Bi, and 214-Po. They have an effective half-life of about 30 minutes and are solids that can deposit on the bronchial airways during inhalation and exhalation. This results in exposure of the respiratory airways to alpha radiation and can lead to diseases of the respiratory system, including lung cancer. (From Casarett and Doull's Toxicology, 4th ed, p740)
Transparent, tasteless crystals found in nature as agate, amethyst, chalcedony, cristobalite, flint, sand, QUARTZ, and tridymite. The compound is insoluble in water or acids except hydrofluoric acid.
The presence of bacteria, viruses, and fungi in the soil. This term is not restricted to pathogenic organisms.
A type of asbestos that occurs in nature as the dihydrate of magnesium silicate. It exists in two forms: antigorite, a plated variety, and chrysotile, a fibrous variety. The latter makes up 95% of all asbestos products. (From Merck Index, 11th ed, p.893)
Air pollutants found in the work area. They are usually produced by the specific nature of the occupation.
The family of Old World monkeys and baboons consisting of two subfamilies: CERCOPITHECINAE and COLOBINAE. They are found in Africa and part of Asia.
Use of sophisticated analysis tools to sort through, organize, examine, and combine large sets of information.
An infraorder of New World monkeys, comprised of the families AOTIDAE; ATELIDAE; CEBIDAE; and PITHECIIDAE. They are found exclusively in the Americas.
Organizations comprising wage and salary workers in health-related fields for the purpose of improving their status and conditions. The concept includes labor union activities toward providing health services to members.
A multistage process that includes cloning, physical mapping, subcloning, determination of the DNA SEQUENCE, and information analysis.
Constituent of 30S subunit prokaryotic ribosomes containing 1600 nucleotides and 21 proteins. 16S rRNA is involved in initiation of polypeptide synthesis.
A form of pneumoconiosis caused by inhalation of asbestos fibers which elicit potent inflammatory responses in the parenchyma of the lung. The disease is characterized by interstitial fibrosis of the lung, varying from scattered sites to extensive scarring of the alveolar interstitium.
Inorganic compounds that contain zinc as an integral part of the molecule.
A soft, grayish metal with poisonous salts; atomic number 82, atomic weight 207.19, symbol Pb. (Dorland, 28th)
Contamination of the air, bodies of water, or land with substances that are harmful to human health and the environment.
Liquid, solid, or gaseous waste resulting from mining of radioactive ore, production of reactor fuel materials, reactor operation, processing of irradiated reactor fuels, and related operations, and from use of radioactive materials in research, industry, and medicine. (McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific and Technical Terms, 4th ed)
Chemical compounds which yield hydrogen ions or protons when dissolved in water, whose hydrogen can be replaced by metals or basic radicals, or which react with bases to form salts and water (neutralization). An extension of the term includes substances dissolved in media other than water. (Grant & Hackh's Chemical Dictionary, 5th ed)
DNA sequences encoding RIBOSOMAL RNA and the segments of DNA separating the individual ribosomal RNA genes, referred to as RIBOSOMAL SPACER DNA.
An order of aerobic, thermophilic archaea, in the kingdom EURYARCHAEOTA, characterized by the absence of a cell wall. Two genera have been described: THERMOPLASMA and Picrophilus.
Countries in the process of change with economic growth, that is, an increase in production, per capita consumption, and income. The process of economic growth involves better utilization of natural and human resources, which results in a change in the social, political, and economic structures.
Descriptions of specific amino acid, carbohydrate, or nucleotide sequences which have appeared in the published literature and/or are deposited in and maintained by databanks such as GENBANK, European Molecular Biology Laboratory (EMBL), National Biomedical Research Foundation (NBRF), or other sequence repositories.
A mass of organic or inorganic solid fragmented material, or the solid fragment itself, that comes from the weathering of rock and is carried by, suspended in, or dropped by air, water, or ice. It refers also to a mass that is accumulated by any other natural agent and that forms in layers on the earth's surface, such as sand, gravel, silt, mud, fill, or loess. (McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific and Technical Terms, 4th ed, p1689)
The inanimate matter of Earth, the structures and properties of this matter, and the processes that affect it.
International collective of humanitarian organizations led by volunteers and guided by its Congressional Charter and the Fundamental Principles of the International Red Cross Movement, to provide relief to victims of disaster and help people prevent, prepare for, and respond to emergencies.
A family of New World monkeys in the infraorder PLATYRRHINI, consisting of nine subfamilies: ALOUATTINAE; AOTINAE; Atelinae; Callicebinae; CALLIMICONINAE; CALLITRICHINAE; CEBINAE; Pithecinae; and SAIMIRINAE. They inhabit the forests of South and Central America, comprising the largest family of South American monkeys.
The maximum exposure to a biologically active physical or chemical agent that is allowed during an 8-hour period (a workday) in a population of workers, or during a 24-hour period in the general population, which does not appear to cause appreciable harm, whether immediate or delayed for any period, in the target population. (From Lewis Dictionary of Toxicology, 1st ed)
A shiny gray element with atomic symbol As, atomic number 33, and atomic weight 75. It occurs throughout the universe, mostly in the form of metallic arsenides. Most forms are toxic. According to the Fourth Annual Report on Carcinogens (NTP 85-002, 1985), arsenic and certain arsenic compounds have been listed as known carcinogens. (From Merck Index, 11th ed)
The presence of bacteria, viruses, and fungi in water. This term is not restricted to pathogenic organisms.
A clinical syndrome caused by heat stress, such as over-exertion in a hot environment or excessive exposure to sun. It is characterized by SWEATING, water (volume) depletion, salt depletion, cool clammy skin, NAUSEA, and HEADACHE.
Created as a republic in 1918 by Czechs and Slovaks from territories formerly part of the Austro-Hungarian Empire. The country split into the Czech Republic and Slovakia 1 January 1993.
One of the three domains of life (the others being Eukarya and ARCHAEA), also called Eubacteria. They are unicellular prokaryotic microorganisms which generally possess rigid cell walls, multiply by cell division, and exhibit three principal forms: round or coccal, rodlike or bacillary, and spiral or spirochetal. Bacteria can be classified by their response to OXYGEN: aerobic, anaerobic, or facultatively anaerobic; by the mode by which they obtain their energy: chemotrophy (via chemical reaction) or PHOTOTROPHY (via light reaction); for chemotrophs by their source of chemical energy: CHEMOLITHOTROPHY (from inorganic compounds) or chemoorganotrophy (from organic compounds); and by their source for CARBON; NITROGEN; etc.; HETEROTROPHY (from organic sources) or AUTOTROPHY (from CARBON DIOXIDE). They can also be classified by whether or not they stain (based on the structure of their CELL WALLS) with CRYSTAL VIOLET dye: gram-negative or gram-positive.
A trace element that is required in bone formation. It has the atomic symbol Sn, atomic number 50, and atomic weight 118.71.
A republic in southern Africa, the southernmost part of Africa. It has three capitals: Pretoria (administrative), Cape Town (legislative), and Bloemfontein (judicial). Officially the Republic of South Africa since 1960, it was called the Union of South Africa 1910-1960.
A tribe of gram-negative bacteria of the family RICKETTSIACEAE whose organisms are found in arthropods and are pathogenic for man and certain other vertebrate hosts.
Directory signs or listings of designated areas within or without a facility.
A country spanning from central Asia to the Pacific Ocean.
Chemical groups containing the covalent sulfur bonds -S-. The sulfur atom can be bound to inorganic or organic moieties.
One of two groups of viruses in the ARENAVIRUS genus and considered part of the New World complex. It includes JUNIN VIRUS; PICHINDE VIRUS; Amapari virus, and Machupo virus among others. They are the cause of human hemorrhagic fevers mostly in Central and South America.
Chemical compounds which pollute the water of rivers, streams, lakes, the sea, reservoirs, or other bodies of water.
A genus of gram-negative rod-shaped bacteria in the class GAMMAPROTEOBACTERIA. They are obligately acidophilic and aerobic, using reduced SULFUR COMPOUNDS to support AUTOTROPHIC GROWTH.
A group of enzymes which catalyze the hydrolysis of ATP. The hydrolysis reaction is usually coupled with another function such as transporting Ca(2+) across a membrane. These enzymes may be dependent on Ca(2+), Mg(2+), anions, H+, or DNA.
A country of eastern Europe, formerly the province of Bosnia in Yugoslavia, uniting with the province of Herzegovina to form the Republic of Bosnia and Herzegovina in 1946. It was created 7 April 1992 as a result of the division of Yugoslavia and recognized by the United States as an independent state. Bosnia takes is name from the river Bosna, in turn from the Indoeuropean root bhog, "current"; Herzegovina is from the Serbian herceg (duke) + -ov (the possessive) + -ina (country or territory).
A federally administered division of Canada. Its capital is Yellowknife. The former northern and eastern-most parts of the Territory comprise the new territory of Nunavut, effective April 1, 1999.
Radium. A radioactive element of the alkaline earth series of metals. It has the atomic symbol Ra, atomic number 88, and atomic weight 226. Radium is the product of the disintegration of uranium and is present in pitchblende and all ores containing uranium. It is used clinically as a source of beta and gamma-rays in radiotherapy, particularly BRACHYTHERAPY.
A plant species of the genus PINUS which is the source of pinosylvin. It is sometimes called Scotch pine or Scots pine, which is also a common name for other species of this genus.
A functional system which includes the organisms of a natural community together with their environment. (McGraw Hill Dictionary of Scientific and Technical Terms, 4th ed)
A set of statistical methods used to group variables or observations into strongly inter-related subgroups. In epidemiology, it may be used to analyze a closely grouped series of events or cases of disease or other health-related phenomenon with well-defined distribution patterns in relation to time or place or both.
Thorium. A radioactive element of the actinide series of metals. It has an atomic symbol Th, atomic number 90, and atomic weight 232.04. It is used as fuel in nuclear reactors to produce fissionable uranium isotopes. Because of its radioopacity, various thorium compounds are used to facilitate visualization in roentgenography.
The variety of all native living organisms and their various forms and interrelationships.
A plant genus of the family FABACEAE that is a source of prosopis gum.
Pulmonary or extrapulmonary infection caused by MYCOBACTERIUM TUBERCULOSIS or nontuberculous mycobacteria in a patient with silicosis.
A plant family of the order Linales, subclass Rosidae, class Magnoliopsida best known for the coca plant.
The exposure to potentially harmful chemical, physical, or biological agents in the environment or to environmental factors that may include ionizing radiation, pathogenic organisms, or toxic chemicals.
A plant genus of the family FABACEAE that contains linarin (acaciin) and LECTINS.
Radiation from sources other than the source of interest. It is due to cosmic rays and natural radioactivity in the environment.
Deoxyribonucleic acid that makes up the genetic material of bacteria.
Asbestos. Fibrous incombustible mineral composed of magnesium and calcium silicates with or without other elements. It is relatively inert chemically and used in thermal insulation and fireproofing. Inhalation of dust causes asbestosis and later lung and gastrointestinal neoplasms.
Finely powdered native hydrous magnesium silicate. It is used as a dusting powder, either alone or with starch or boric acid, for medicinal and toilet preparations. It is also an excipient and filler for pills, tablets, and for dusting tablet molds. (From Merck Index, 11th ed)
A genus of anaerobic bacteria in the family Peptococcaceae, widely distributed in SOIL and the RUMEN of animals. Stains gram-negative but cell wall is gram-positive type.
A concept that stands for or suggests something else by reason of its relationship, association, convention, or resemblance. The symbolism may be mental or a visible sign or representation. (From Webster, 3d ed)
The interaction of persons or groups of persons representing various nations in the pursuit of a common goal or interest.
Inorganic compounds that contain mercury as an integral part of the molecule.
Carbonic acid (H2C03). The hypothetical acid of carbon dioxide and water. It exists only in the form of its salts (carbonates), acid salts (hydrogen carbonates), amines (carbamic acid), and acid chlorides (carbonyl chloride). (From Grant & Hackh's Chemical Dictionary, 5th ed)
Proteins obtained from ESCHERICHIA COLI.
Sites that receive and store WASTE PRODUCTS. Some facilities also sort, process, and recycle specific waste products.
Travel by a group of physicians for the purpose of making a special study or undertaking a special project of short-term duration.
The promotion and maintenance of physical and mental health in the work environment.
Genes, found in both prokaryotes and eukaryotes, which are transcribed to produce the RNA which is incorporated into RIBOSOMES. Prokaryotic rRNA genes are usually found in OPERONS dispersed throughout the GENOME, whereas eukaryotic rRNA genes are clustered, multicistronic transcriptional units.
The unconsolidated mineral or organic matter on the surface of the earth that serves as a natural medium for the growth of land plants.
The science dealing with the earth and its life, especially the description of land, sea, and air and the distribution of plant and animal life, including humanity and human industries with reference to the mutual relations of these elements. (From Webster, 3d ed)
Liquid water present beneath the surface of the earth.
The mangosteen plant family (sometimes classified as Guttiferae; also known as Hypericaceae) of the order THEALES, subclass Dilleniidae, class Magnoliopsida. It includes trees and shrubs with resinous, sticky sap, usually with broad-ended, oblong, leathery leaves with a strong, central vein, flowers with many stamens.
A loose confederation of computer communication networks around the world. The networks that make up the Internet are connected through several backbone networks. The Internet grew out of the US Government ARPAnet project and was designed to facilitate information exchange.
A historical and cultural entity dispersed across a wide geographical area under the administrative, intellectual, social, and cultural domination of the Arab empire. The Arab world, under the impetus of Islam, by the eighth century A.D., extended from Arabia in the Middle East to all of northern Africa, southern Spain, Sardinia, and Sicily. Close contact was maintained with Greek and Jewish culture. While the principal service of the Arabs to medicine was the preservation of Greek culture, the Arabs themselves were the originators of algebra, chemistry, geology, and many of the refinements of civilization. (From A. Castiglioni, A History of Medicine, 2d ed, p260; from F. H. Garrison, An Introduction to the History of Medicine, 4th ed, p126)
A hydrated form of silicon dioxide. It is commonly used in the manufacture of TOOTHPASTES and as a stationary phase for CHROMATOGRAPHY.
A heavy metal trace element with the atomic symbol Cu, atomic number 29, and atomic weight 63.55.
Collection, analysis, and interpretation of data about the frequency, distribution, and consequences of disease or health conditions, for use in the planning, implementing, and evaluating public health programs.
A plant family of the order Hydrocharitales, subclass ALISMATIDAE, class Liliopsida (monocotyledons).
The exposure to potentially harmful chemical, physical, or biological agents by inhaling them.
The protection, preservation, restoration, and rational use of all resources in the total environment.
Proteins that control the CELL DIVISION CYCLE. This family of proteins includes a wide variety of classes, including CYCLIN-DEPENDENT KINASES, mitogen-activated kinases, CYCLINS, and PHOSPHOPROTEIN PHOSPHATASES as well as their putative substrates such as chromatin-associated proteins, CYTOSKELETAL PROTEINS, and TRANSCRIPTION FACTORS.
One of the three domains of life (the others being BACTERIA and Eukarya), formerly called Archaebacteria under the taxon Bacteria, but now considered separate and distinct. They are characterized by: (1) the presence of characteristic tRNAs and ribosomal RNAs; (2) the absence of peptidoglycan cell walls; (3) the presence of ether-linked lipids built from branched-chain subunits; and (4) their occurrence in unusual habitats. While archaea resemble bacteria in morphology and genomic organization, they resemble eukarya in their method of genomic replication. The domain contains at least four kingdoms: CRENARCHAEOTA; EURYARCHAEOTA; NANOARCHAEOTA; and KORARCHAEOTA.
Countries that have reached a level of economic achievement through an increase of production, per capita income and consumption, and utilization of natural and human resources.
The state of society as it exists or in flux. While it usually refers to society as a whole in a specified geographical or political region, it is applicable also to restricted strata of a society.
An international organization whose members include most of the sovereign nations of the world with headquarters in New York City. The primary objectives of the organization are to maintain peace and security and to achieve international cooperation in solving international economic, social, cultural, or humanitarian problems.
The total number of cases of a given disease in a specified population at a designated time. It is differentiated from INCIDENCE, which refers to the number of new cases in the population at a given time.
A lavender, acid-resistant asbestos.
Sequential operating programs and data which instruct the functioning of a digital computer.
The aggregate of various economic, political, and social policies by which an imperial power maintains or extends its control over other areas or peoples. It includes the practice of or belief in acquiring and retaining colonies. The emphasis is less on its identity as an ideological political system than on its designation in a period of history. (Webster, 3d ed; from Dr. J. Cassedy, NLM History of Medicine Division)
A rating of a body of water based on measurable physical, chemical, and biological characteristics.
Living facilities for humans.
A genus of gram-negative, rod-shaped bacteria that derives energy from the oxidation of one or more reduced sulfur compounds. Many former species have been reclassified to other classes of PROTEOBACTERIA.
Loss of a limb or other bodily appendage by accidental injury.
A procedure consisting of a sequence of algebraic formulas and/or logical steps to calculate or determine a given task.
Elimination of ENVIRONMENTAL POLLUTANTS; PESTICIDES and other waste using living organisms, usually involving intervention of environmental or sanitation engineers.
A silver metallic element that exists as a liquid at room temperature. It has the atomic symbol Hg (from hydrargyrum, liquid silver), atomic number 80, and atomic weight 200.59. Mercury is used in many industrial applications and its salts have been employed therapeutically as purgatives, antisyphilitics, disinfectants, and astringents. It can be absorbed through the skin and mucous membranes which leads to MERCURY POISONING. Because of its toxicity, the clinical use of mercury and mercurials is diminishing.
The largest of the continents. It was known to the Romans more specifically as what we know today as Asia Minor. The name comes from at least two possible sources: from the Assyrian asu (to rise) or from the Sanskrit usa (dawn), both with reference to its being the land of the rising sun, i.e., eastern as opposed to Europe, to the west. (From Webster's New Geographical Dictionary, 1988, p82 & Room, Brewer's Dictionary of Names, 1992, p34)
The science, art, or technology dealing with processes involved in the separation of metals from their ores, the technique of making or compounding the alloys, the techniques of working or heat-treating metals, and the mining of metals. It includes industrial metallurgy as well as metallurgical techniques employed in the preparation and working of metals used in dentistry, with special reference to orthodontic and prosthodontic appliances. (From Jablonski, Dictionary of Dentistry, 1992, p494)
The restriction of a characteristic behavior, anatomical structure or physical system, such as immune response; metabolic response, or gene or gene variant to the members of one species. It refers to that property which differentiates one species from another but it is also used for phylogenetic levels higher or lower than the species.
Water containing no significant amounts of salts, such as water from RIVERS and LAKES.
Unforeseen occurrences, especially injuries in the course of work-related activities.
A plant genus of the family ASTERACEAE. Some species of the CHRYSANTHEMUM and the old Pyrethrum genera have been reclassified to this genus. The common name of tansy usually refers to this but also forms part of the common name of other plants such as Tansy Ragwort (SENECIO) and Tansyaster (HAPLOPAPPUS).
The process of negotiation between representatives of an employee organization, association or union, and representatives of the employer.
The science of the earth and other celestial bodies and their history as recorded in the rocks. It includes the study of geologic processes of an area such as rock formations, weathering and erosion, and sedimentation. (From McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific and Technical Terms, 6th ed)
A metallic element with atomic symbol Fe, atomic number 26, and atomic weight 55.85. It is an essential constituent of HEMOGLOBINS; CYTOCHROMES; and IRON-BINDING PROTEINS. It plays a role in cellular redox reactions and in the transport of OXYGEN.
Large natural streams of FRESH WATER formed by converging tributaries and which empty into a body of water (lake or ocean).
Carbonic acid calcium salt (CaCO3). An odorless, tasteless powder or crystal that occurs in nature. It is used therapeutically as a phosphate buffer in hemodialysis patients and as a calcium supplement.
The immediate physical zone surrounding plant roots that include the plant roots. It is an area of intense and complex biological activity involving plants, microorganisms, other soil organisms, and the soil.
Any of the numerous types of clay which contain varying proportions of Al2O3 and SiO2. They are made synthetically by heating aluminum fluoride at 1000-2000 degrees C with silica and water vapor. (From Hawley's Condensed Chemical Dictionary, 11th ed)
A tumor derived from mesothelial tissue (peritoneum, pleura, pericardium). It appears as broad sheets of cells, with some regions containing spindle-shaped, sarcoma-like cells and other regions showing adenomatous patterns. Pleural mesotheliomas have been linked to exposure to asbestos. (Dorland, 27th ed)
The quality or state of relating to or affecting two or more nations. (After Merriam-Webster Collegiate Dictionary, 10th ed)
An aspect of personal behavior or lifestyle, environmental exposure, or inborn or inherited characteristic, which, on the basis of epidemiologic evidence, is known to be associated with a health-related condition considered important to prevent.
The science, art or practice of cultivating soil, producing crops, and raising livestock.
A metallic element of atomic number 30 and atomic weight 65.38. It is a necessary trace element in the diet, forming an essential part of many enzymes, and playing an important role in protein synthesis and in cell division. Zinc deficiency is associated with ANEMIA, short stature, HYPOGONADISM, impaired WOUND HEALING, and geophagia. It is known by the symbol Zn.
A plant genus in the CHENOPODIACEAE family.
Disorders associated with acute or chronic exposure to compounds containing ARSENIC (ARSENICALS) which may be fatal. Acute oral ingestion is associated with gastrointestinal symptoms and an encephalopathy which may manifest as SEIZURES, mental status changes, and COMA. Chronic exposure is associated with mucosal irritation, desquamating rash, myalgias, peripheral neuropathy, and white transverse (Mees) lines in the fingernails. (Adams et al., Principles of Neurology, 6th ed, p1212)
Any of several processes in which undesirable impurities in water are removed or neutralized; for example, chlorination, filtration, primary treatment, ion exchange, and distillation. It includes treatment of WASTE WATER to provide potable and hygienic water in a controlled or closed environment as well as provision of public drinking water supplies.
Elements of limited time intervals, contributing to particular results or situations.
Work-related situations in which the employees as a group refuse to work until certain conditions of employment are granted by the employer.
Pollutants, present in water or bodies of water, which exhibit radioactivity.
Deoxyribonucleic acid that makes up the genetic material of archaea.
Databases devoted to knowledge about specific genes and gene products.
Extensive collections, reputedly complete, of facts and data garnered from material of a specialized subject area and made available for analysis and application. The collection can be automated by various contemporary methods for retrieval. The concept should be differentiated from DATABASES, BIBLIOGRAPHIC which is restricted to collections of bibliographic references.
Native, inorganic or fossilized organic substances having a definite chemical composition and formed by inorganic reactions. They may occur as individual crystals or may be disseminated in some other mineral or rock. (Grant & Hackh's Chemical Dictionary, 5th ed; McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific and Technical Terms, 4th ed)
Assistance, such as money, food, or shelter, given to the needy, aged, or victims of disaster. It is usually granted on a temporary basis. (From The American Heritage Dictionary, 2d college ed)
Organized activities related to the storage, location, search, and retrieval of information.
Time period from 1801 through 1900 of the common era.
Contamination of bodies of water (such as LAKES; RIVERS; SEAS; and GROUNDWATER.)
A state in southeastern Australia. Its capital is Sydney. It was discovered by Captain Cook in 1770 and first settled at Botany Bay by marines and convicts in 1788. It was named by Captain Cook who thought its coastline resembled that of South Wales. (From Webster's New Geographical Dictionary, 1988, p840 & Room, Brewer's Dictionary of Names, 1992, p377)
A species of gram-negative, facultatively anaerobic, rod-shaped bacteria (GRAM-NEGATIVE FACULTATIVELY ANAEROBIC RODS) commonly found in the lower part of the intestine of warm-blooded animals. It is usually nonpathogenic, but some strains are known to produce DIARRHEA and pyogenic infections. Pathogenic strains (virotypes) are classified by their specific pathogenic mechanisms such as toxins (ENTEROTOXIGENIC ESCHERICHIA COLI), etc.
A field of biology concerned with the development of techniques for the collection and manipulation of biological data, and the use of such data to make biological discoveries or predictions. This field encompasses all computational methods and theories for solving biological problems including manipulation of models and datasets.
Inorganic salts of sulfuric acid.
The period of history before 500 of the common era.
The process of cumulative change at the level of DNA; RNA; and PROTEINS, over successive generations.
A republic in southern Africa, south of TANZANIA, east of ZAMBIA and ZIMBABWE, bordered on the west by the Indian Ocean. Its capital is Maputo. It was formerly called Portuguese East Africa.
Genotypic differences observed among individuals in a population.
An order of anaerobic methanogens in the kingdom EURYARCHAEOTA. There are two families: METHANOSARCINACEAE and Methanosaetaceae.
Combination of procedures, methods, and tools by which a policy, program, or project may be judged as to its potential effects on the health of a population, and the distribution of those effects within the population.
A type of climate characterized by insufficient moisture to support appreciable plant life. It is a climate of extreme aridity, usually of extreme heat, and of negligible rainfall. (From McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific and Technical Terms, 4th ed)
A class in the phylum PROTEOBACTERIA comprised of chemoheterotrophs and chemoautotrophs which derive nutrients from decomposition of organic material.
Insurance coverage providing compensation and medical benefits to individuals because of work-connected injuries or disease.
A genus of gram-negative, rod-shaped bacteria in the family PHYLLOBACTERIACEAE. They are able to invade root-hairs of a wide range of plants, inciting the production of PLANT ROOT NODULES.
Created 7 April 1992 as a result of the division of Yugoslavia.
Proteins found in any species of bacterium.
A genus of the subfamily CALLITRICHINAE occurring in forests of Brazil and Bolivia and containing seventeen species.
The thin serous membrane enveloping the lungs (LUNG) and lining the THORACIC CAVITY. Pleura consist of two layers, the inner visceral pleura lying next to the pulmonary parenchyma and the outer parietal pleura. Between the two layers is the PLEURAL CAVITY which contains a thin film of liquid.
The external elements and conditions which surround, influence, and affect the life and development of an organism or population.
Substances or organisms which pollute the water or bodies of water. Use for water pollutants in general or those for which there is no specific heading.
The production and movement of food items from point of origin to use or consumption.
Platinum. A heavy, soft, whitish metal, resembling tin, atomic number 78, atomic weight 195.09, symbol Pt. (From Dorland, 28th ed) It is used in manufacturing equipment for laboratory and industrial use. It occurs as a black powder (platinum black) and as a spongy substance (spongy platinum) and may have been known in Pliny's time as "alutiae".
Analysis of the energy absorbed across a spectrum of x-ray energies/wavelengths to determine the chemical structure and electronic states of the absorbing medium.
The normality of a solution with respect to HYDROGEN ions; H+. It is related to acidity measurements in most cases by pH = log 1/2[1/(H+)], where (H+) is the hydrogen ion concentration in gram equivalents per liter of solution. (McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific and Technical Terms, 6th ed)
Asbestos, grunerite. A monoclinic amphibole form of asbestos having long fibers and a high iron content. It is used in insulation. (McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific and Technical Terms, 4th ed)
The portion of an interactive computer program that issues messages to and receives commands from a user.
The use or threatened use of force or violence against persons or property in violation of criminal laws for purposes of intimidation, coercion, or ransom, in support of political or social objectives.
Ribonucleic acid in archaea having regulatory and catalytic roles as well as involvement in protein synthesis.
Woody, usually tall, perennial higher plants (Angiosperms, Gymnosperms, and some Pterophyta) having usually a main stem and numerous branches.
International organizations which provide health-related or other cooperative services.
The relative amounts of the PURINES and PYRIMIDINES in a nucleic acid.
Inorganic salts or organic esters of arsenious acid.
Inanimate objects that become enclosed in the eye.
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World Rev Nutr Diet: 12-23. doi:10.1159/000059672. Archived from the original (PDF) on 2015-05-09. Retrieved 2014-06-14.. ... McClellan (2006). Science and Technology in World History: An Introduction. Baltimore: JHU Press. ISBN 0-8018-8360-1.. Pages 6- ... Leften Stavros Stavrianos (1997). Lifelines from Our Past: A New World History. New Jersey, USA: M.E. Sharpe. ISBN 0-13-357005- ... Nowak, Ronald M. (1999). Walker's Mammals of the World. Baltimore: Johns Hopkins University Press. ISBN 0-8018-5789-9.. ...
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"World's oldest building discovered". BBC News. 2000-03-01. Archived from the original on 2009-02-15. Retrieved 2010-01-02.. ... subsidence caused by mining, water withdrawal[14] or poor foundations and landslides.[15] Buildings also may suffer from fire ... Pace, Anthony (2004). "Tarxien". In Daniel Cilia (ed.). Malta before History - The World's Oldest Free Standing Stone ...
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  • Domestic Production and Use: In 2019, phosphate rock ore was mined by five firms at 10 mines in four States and processed into an estimated 23 million tons of marketable product, valued at $1.6 billion, free on board (f.o.b.) mine. (
  • Overall Morningstar Rating for BGF World Mining Fund as of 31-Aug-2020 rated against 202.00 Sector Equity Natural Resources Funds. (
  • The world market for mining chemicals is valued at USD 21.8 billion in 2015, and it is anticipated to reach USD 23.2 billion in 2016 to further amount to USD 30.1 billion by 2020-end, posting a 6.6% CAGR through to 2020. (
  • It reviews, analyses and forecasts the mining chemicals market for the historical period 2010-2015 and through to 2020 globally and region-wise. (
  • The expansion of phosphate rock mines and facilities in Morocco alone should double the world's phosphate rock production by 2020. (
  • Nov 25, 2020 Most phosphate mining is conducted as open-pit mining rather than subsurface mining. (
  • Nov 19, 2020 Vale state: "Manganese is the fourth most widely used metal in the world. (
  • Nov 26, 2020 Manganese mining usually takes place near large deposits of high-quality manganese nodules. (
  • Cornish Mining World Heritage Site is not responsible for the content of external internet sites. (
  • The world's largest gold mining company, Anglo Gold of South Africa, has announced a takeover bid which values the Adelaide based Normandy Mining at $3.2 billion. (
  • Its mines in South Africa are very high cost mines. (
  • The biggest disaster in mining hub South Africa killed 435 workers when a massive part of the Clydesdale Colliery operations collapsed. (
  • It claims that Glencore is higher than most in the running for most abusive and environmentally detrimental mining company, going where lesser devils fear to tread - trading with Congo, Central Asia and embargoed countries such as Saddam Hussein's Iraq and apartheid South Africa. (
  • The Chamber of Mines of South Africa participated in the Compensation Summit convened by the Ministers of Health and Labour and Deputy Minister of Mineral Resources on 19 and 20 May 2016. (
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  • SOUTH Africa has the highest death rate in the world, with the country topping the rankings in world barometers measuring death due to murder, car accidents and health complications. (
  • Furthermore, the World Health Organisation has placed South Africa in the top 10 for road traffic deaths at 31,5 people per 100 000 population, while the United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC) Homicide Statistics for 2013 places South Africa as the eighth highest country for death by murder. (
  • South Africa has 22 operating manganese mines, with only four of them owned in part by Johannesburg Stock Exchange (JSE)-listed companies, AmaranthCX director Paul Miller has calculated. (
  • Photograph of the Mamatwan open pit mine in South Africa. (
  • For a look at the world's biggest gold mining operations, CNBC analyzed the most recent data from Thompson Reuters and Metals Economics Group, which included information only from publicly traded companies. (
  • Companies such as Shell and the financial services firm JP Morgan, as well as the International Council on Mining and Metals, which brings together many of the world's major mining companies, have recognized the importance of conserving World Heritage Sites and have committed not to undertake activities that would damage them. (
  • Many ventured the company would be an asteroid mining outfit, and now, the company has revealed its purpose really is to focus on extracting precious resources such as metals and rare minerals from asteroids. (
  • The Fund invests globally at least 70% of its total assets in the shares of companies the main business of which is the mining and/or production of base and precious metals and/or minerals. (
  • Weld Range Metals has owned four tenements surrounding the site since 1986 and its plans to start mining the resources have now been thrown into disarray. (
  • Re: What are the five most mined metals in the world by gross tonnage? (
  • That gave me the following world production for those five metals. (
  • BlackRock World Mining Trust (LSE: BRWM) is a British investment trust dedicated to investments in mining and metals. (
  • If somehow we would be able to mine these metals and bring them back to Earth, our entire global economy could collapse due to a sudden surge of valuable metals. (
  • Though it might be tempting to find ways to strip this precious rock of its valuables, mining precious metals isn't among the scientific goals of the Psyche mission. (
  • From Kazakhstan to Australia, taking in the views of Zambia, war-stricken Congo and Angola, cutting across from Siberia to Iceland is a network of mining and metals companies with a catalogue of environmental and community abuse in their wake. (
  • OTTAWA - World interest in Canadian minerals and metals reached a record high in 2011 as measured by exploration spending, according to the Mining Association of Canada's (MAC) new Facts & Figures 2012 report. (
  • Its members account for most of Canada's production of base and precious metals, uranium, diamonds, metallurgical coal, mined oil sands and industrial minerals and are actively engaged in mineral exploration, mining, smelting, refining and semi-fabrication. (
  • Along with the exploration and development of oil and gas properties, it also mines several metals like copper, silver, lead, zinc, and iron ores as well as metallurgical and energy coal. (
  • Activate your 'find minerals' ability while wandering the world to identify mineral veins. (
  • When you find a mineral vein, walk up to it with a mining pick in your inventory, and click on the vein to gather minerals. (
  • It is also predicted that much of their wealth will stem from asteroid mining, a burgeoning space industry where minerals and volatile compounds will be harvested from Near-Earth Asteroids. (
  • A good example is asteroid mining, where robotic spacecraft would travel to Near-Earth Asteroids and the Main Asteroid Belt to harvest minerals and other resources. (
  • It is estimated that over 100 million people in the majority world base their livelihoods on locally mining gold, precious stones, and other high-value minerals with minimal equipment, capital, and training. (
  • The way I attacked it was to first look up US consumption of minerals per capita, which should be an approximation of world production. (
  • The study gives an overview of mining chemicals and their application areas, takes a look at the production of select minerals. (
  • First Quantum Minerals (TSX:FM)(LON:FQM) will build a concentrator plant at its Panama-based massive copper project next year in an effort to speed up the construction of the mine, CEO Stephen Botts told BNamericas Friday . (
  • Mining stone crusher machine is adapted to crush stone, rock and other minerals. (
  • The Government has proposed removing several thousand hectares of conservation land in the Coromandel, Great Barrier Island and Paparoa National Park from schedule four of the Crown Minerals Act, which protects it from mining, so valuable minerals can be extracted. (
  • PR Newswire London, November 20 BLACKROCK WORLD MINING TRUST plc (LEI - LNFFPBEUZJBOSR6PW155) All information is at 31 October 2018 and unaudited. (
  • Endeavour operates 4 mines across Côte d'Ivoire (Agbaou and Ity) and Burkina Faso (Houndé, Karma) which were expected to produce 555-590koz in 2018 at an AISC of $760-810/oz. (
  • Mar 23, 2018 Although the US reserve accounts for only 2% of world's reserve, it remains the third-largest producer of phosphate in the world. (
  • Nov 13, 2018 276 million tons of phosphate rock was mined in 2016. (
  • BlackRock World Mining Trust plc is a United Kingdom-based investment trust. (
  • The World Bank has raised its 2016 forecast for crude oil prices to $41 per barrel from an earlier estimate of $37 per barrel, anticipating a recovery in demand. (
  • Gothenburg, Sweden, 12 April 2016: SKF has secured a contract with the Las Bambas mine in Peru to provide lubrication management services for all electric motors in the mine's concentrator plant. (
  • 267.1 million tons of gypsum were mined in 2016, a steady increase from 258.1 million tons in 2012. (
  • Nov 29, 2016 If you include this disputed region, Morocco holds more than 72 percent of all phosphate-rock reserves in the world, according to the most recent United States Geological Survey study. (
  • Forecast to produce approximately 400,000 tonnes of copper once fully operational in 2017, Las Bambas will be the third largest copper mine in the world. (
  • Missouri-based Arch Coal was established in 1969 and is a leading producer of thermal and metallurgical coal from surface and underground mines located across America. (
  • 04/23/2007-- A Carboniferous forest extending some 40 square miles has been found in the ceiling of a coal mine, reported Science Daily, Live Science and [email protected] (
  • Gyratory Crusher Application Mining News. (
  • News Corp is a network of leading companies in the worlds of diversified media, news, education, and information services. (
  • Miners require mining picks in order to break apart stones and retrieve valuable ores, and, in order to smelt those ores into bars, they need to be near a forge (found in most cities). (
  • Four miners are fighting for life and another sustained serious injuries in a gas explosion at an Anglo American mine in central Queensland. (
  • If the miners' death is confirmed, it will be the fifth mining fatality in western Tasmania in just six years. (
  • Throughout the mine, you'll see signs of a bygone era: old tools, a shift boss's desk, even the "sanitary cart," where miners would've taken care of their "other" business. (
  • If the ban is enacted, miners will have to find new sources of inexpensive electricity, and the average cost of Bitcoin mining might rise. (
  • A gas explosion in the Tunlan Coal Mine near Taiyuan, the capital city of Shanxi province, killed at least 74 miners and injured another 114. (
  • Vice Premier Zhang Dejiang also headed to the mine on Sunday evening to visit the miners and the families of the victims. (
  • Despite the history-making call by West Virginia Gov. Joe Manchin to halt coal production in the state in the wake of the Jan. 2, 2006, Sago Mine disaster, which took the lives of 12 miners, there are few changes in the mines to protect the men and women who work in them to help keep the lights on. (
  • The investigation into the disaster at the Sago Mine, which is owned by International Coal Group (ICG), demonstrated that the 12 trapped miners died from prolonged exposure to carbon dioxide. (
  • Just this month, ICG sent at least six miners underground with defective SCSRs at the company's Wolf Run Mine, near Fairmont, W.Va. State and federal mine agencies have issued a citation against ICG, once again. (
  • SINGAPORE/HOUSTON, Oct 11 (Reuters) - When miners at Indonesia's giant Grasberg gold and copper mine started testing positive for coronavirus early in the pandemic, the mountain-top mining complex was quickly locked down with a skeletal staff left in place to maintain production. (
  • Firstly, the miners may be treated as 'barefoot' prospectors for large scale, usually internationally financed, mining companies. (
  • With projects across Australia, 3,000 employees in Mining Services and a $2 billion plant and equipment fleet, Thiess is one of the world's largest open-cut contract miners, responsible for the production of more than a hundred million tons of coal, copper, gold and iron ore each year. (
  • In Australia, mining operations are undertaken under the country's Code of Practice and Safety Guide for Radiation Protection and Radioactive Waste Management in Mining and Mineral Processing , administered by state governments (and applying also to mineral sands operations). (
  • The Tunlan Coal Mine is not a small private operation, but is owned by the state-run Shanxi Coking Coal Group--the country's largest coking coal conglomerate. (
  • In the wake of the disaster, the state media has been quick to highlight the improving safety record in the country's mining industry. (
  • A dam failure in November at an iron ore mine co-owned by BHP and Vale in Brazil killed 19 people and caused the worst environmental disaster in the country's history. (
  • The resulting fire raged for two days, claiming 301 lives in the country's worst mine disaster. (
  • At least eight people have been arrested on the provisional charge of "causing multiple deaths," but their fates-and the future of the country's mining industry-remain unclear. (
  • Talvivaara Sotkamo - a subsidiary of Talvivaara Mining - applied in April 2010 to the Finnish Ministry of Employment and the Economy for a licence under the country's Nuclear Energy Act to extract the uranium as a by-product at the Sotkamo mine. (
  • WASHINGTON, March 28, 2013 - The World Bank Board of Executive Directors today approved two International Development Association (IDA)* credits totaling US$100 million to support the Government of Mozambique's efforts to provide income support to extremely poor families and strengthen the capacity and governance of key public institutions to ensure that development of the country's major offshore natural gas discoveries, as well as its mineral wealth results in poverty reduction. (
  • Global miner Rio Tinto (ASX, LON:RIO) is said to be once again chasing a $5bn stake in Chile's Chemical and Mining Society (SQM), the world's largest lithium producer, following the resolution of a long-dragged dispute between the company and the country's government over royalties in Salar de Atacama. (
  • Eritrea is regarded as a stable jurisdiction with mining an important component of the country's economic development. (
  • More than half of the world's uranium production comes from just 10 mines. (
  • Arlit uranium mining operation, on the southern border of the Sahara desert in West African country Niger, ranks as the fourth largest in the world by uranium production. (
  • In 2015, the company acquired the business operations and assets of Talvivaara Sotkamo Ltd, which had planned to start uranium production at the mine in north-eastern Finland. (
  • Uranium production is from one mill (White Mesa, Utah) fed by four or five underground mines and several in-situ leach (ISL) operations 1 is tabulated below. (
  • There is a bloody mafia war raging for control of the unlicensed, artisanal gold mines in the Venezuelan state of Bolivar. (
  • Recent media articles have highlighted the emerging phenomenon of artisanal and small-scale mining (ASM) in the majority world, sometimes described as 'subsistence' mining. (
  • To make way for New Liberty Gold, 325 families in two villages, Kinjor and Larjor, had to abandon their homes, farms, and artisanal mines that had provided some income. (
  • [8] Some meet the definition of mines or booby traps and are also referred to as improvised, artisanal or locally manufactured mines. (
  • The World Heritage Site Partnership invite public comments on the proposed policies and strategic actions within the Plan. (
  • On 13th July 2006 select mining landscapes across Cornwall and west Devon were inscribed as a UNESCO World Heritage Site, placing Cornish mining heritage on a par with international treasures like Machu Picchu, the Taj Mahal and the Great Wall of China. (
  • Below are listed external websites offering content of interest and relevance to our World Heritage Site or mining in Cornwall and west Devon generally. (
  • Every industrial world heritage site I've visited has exceeded my expectations. (
  • The company recently released a demonstration video that shows their prototype World is Not Enough (WINE) "steam hopper" in action. (
  • The company which owns the two Siberian coal mines where methane explosions killed 149 people in the last three months is to have its licence withdrawn by Russia's industrial safety watchdog. (
  • Its principal activity is portfolio investment and its subsidiary, BlackRock World Mining Investment Company Limited (together the Group), is engaged in investment dealing. (
  • Radiation dose records compiled by major mining companies under the scrutiny of regulatory authorities have shown that company employees are not exposed to radiation doses in excess of defined limits during normal operations. (
  • GABORONE - The Namibian Ministry of Environment and Tourism (MET) has approved the marine phosphate mining application from an Omani mining company, paving the way for the opening of the world's first ever sea-bed phosphate mining project. (
  • In a letter addressed to the company and circulated on local media, Namibian Environmental Affairs commissioner Teofilus Nghitila said the environmental impact management plan submitted by Namibian Marine Phosphate (NMP) was sufficient enough to mitigate the anticipated impacts of sea-bed mining operations. (
  • NMP is a subsidiary of the Omani mining joint venture company, Mawarid Mining, which is 85% owned by billionaire Mohammeb Al Barwani while the remaining 15% stake is held by local company Havana Investments. (
  • Five people have died of COVID-19 at the mine with 724 confirmed cases as of Sept. 29, according to Mining Industry Indonesia, the state company holding a majority stake in Freeport Indonesia. (
  • Since the protests, workers have returned to a weekly crew-change roster, the local company PT Freeport Indonesia said, with about 400-500 workers leaving and entering the mine daily after temperatures checks and a rapid COVID-19 test. (
  • It's only the second time since native title was put in place that a mining company has been denied a licence in order to protect an Aboriginal site. (
  • The company says the tribunal's decision will adversely impact on its future mining prospects in the region. (
  • The Yamatji Marlpa Corporation's Simon Hawkins says the mining company failed to properly consult with the landowners and wasn't willing to compromise on how the heritage-listed site should be protected. (
  • Aboriginal people aren't opposed to mining, but they do want to preserve certain areas, if the company just came to the table, we could have talked about it and preserved different areas. (
  • On March 10, 1906, a dust explosion devastated a coal mine in northern France operated by the Courrières mining company. (
  • Multi-metal company Terrafame has decided to apply to the Finnish government for a permit to recover uranium as a by-product from the Sotkamo mine. (
  • State-owned Terrafame bought the mining business of Talvivaara Mining Company, which was facing bankruptcy, in August 2015. (
  • The mining company had a major failure of its tailings system in 1995 causing some 3.2 billion liters of cyanide-laced waste to flow into a tributary of the Essequibo River, the main water source in the country, over a period of five days. (
  • The loan proposal has been condemned by Friends of the Earth US which says that the company has moved more 5300 people for the mine, 6,400 acres of land have been flooded and dumps 7.4 million tonnes of mining waste in the local region every month. (
  • The permit changed hands a few times and, today, Avesoro holds its permit via a wholly-owned subsidiary, Bea Mountain Mining Corp a company created in 1996 by Keikurah B. Kpoto, one of Taylor's closest associates. (
  • In return for their move to a new village, also named Kinjor, and carved out of the forest near the mine, the company promised to make life better: new houses, a school, hand pumps and what could have made all the difference to Joseph a clinic. (
  • NEW YORK - It all started with Canadian mining company Inco Ltd. saying that it wanted to acquire nickel miner Falconbridge Ltd. (
  • The mine is a joint venture between a Chinese firm and a company controlled by Myanmar's military. (
  • The company has put up signboards extolling its projects, with slogans such as "Responsible mining, sustainable growth," "More job opportunities, better living standard," and "Friendship, trust and harmonious community. (
  • Increased violence, alcoholism and prostitution can turn peaceful villages into conflict zones: San Miguel Ixtahuacan, the village closest to Goldcorp's Marlin mine , has implemented a 10 p.m. curfew because of the jacked up tensions in the community since the company arrived. (
  • Jantzi, which evaluates and monitors the social and environmental performances of securities, based its decision on growing local opposition to its Marlin Mine in Guatemala, the company's failure to properly addressing community health problems resulting from its San Martin Mine in Honduras, and for being the highest fined company for environmental offences on the Toronto Stock Exchange. (
  • US chemical company Albemarle Corporation (NYSE:ALB), the only firm other than SQM currently allowed to mine the white metal in the South American nation, which is also said to want the stake in the Chilean producer, is a close partner of Tianqi. (
  • Group says the company has not formally committed to review the terms of an iron ore mine development that would let it destroy 124 culturally significant sites. (
  • Colluli is a 50:50 joint venture held with the Eritrean National Mining Company (ENAMCO). (
  • The company needed business analytics solution that could complement their data warehouse, and be available across all locations and in the hands of employees from the office to the mining locations. (
  • The company normally depends on opencast mining, which is easier and cheaper, but faces problems as this technique often requires uprooting of trees and displacing of residents. (
  • The Samarco mining company said in a statement on its website that it was making "every effort to prioritize care to people and mitigate damage to the environment. (
  • In exchange for the additional 5% interest in the Ity mine (relating to the Société des Mines d'Ity and Société des Mines de Daapleu entities), Endeavour granted DYD International Holding Limited, a company owned by Didier Drogba, 1,072,305 common shares amounting to a total consideration of approximately US$15 million (CAD$20 million) based on the signing reference share price of C$18.50. (
  • Coal combustion byproducts generated at Arizona Public Service Company Four Corners electric power plant are transported back to the mine and backfilled into the coal pit. (
  • According to the company, the two mines already have three such shovels and the availability of the new shovels will enhance the over-burden removal capacity. (
  • Asteroid mining concept. (
  • If anyone were to mine that asteroid, the resulting riches would collapse the entire economy in a blink. (
  • There are companies whose asteroid-mining technologies are already in the works. (
  • To turn the asteroid into an autonomous off-Earth mining spaceship, propulsion, navigation, energy-storage and other operational systems must be installed in an asteroid. (
  • Our legislation protects the interests of coal mining industry. (
  • Uranium mining does not increase this discernibly for members of the public, for people living near the mines, or for others outside the industry. (
  • The modern uranium mining industry is regulated and has a good safety record. (
  • Looking to promote access to data mining functions via a Web services computing paradigm, SAS Institute Inc. will take a co-chairmanship with Microsoft Corp. and Hyperion Solutions Corp. on the XML for Analysis Council, named for a protocol intended to provide an industry-standard messaging interface for accessing business intelligence functions. (
  • China has said it wants to outlaw cryptocurrency mining, a move that would necessitate a massive reshuffle of the global industry and end China's dominance of the sector. (
  • The newspaper identified corruption and substandard safety as being behind the 3,786 deaths in China's coal mining industry in 2007. (
  • PITTSBURGH - Mining is a basic industry, not given to fluff or mounds of paper. (
  • The second volume of this book series is based on a symposium held at Freiberg University of Mining and Technology in summer 2001 and focuses on various aspects of and recent developments in the global management of the resource industry. (
  • It ranges from an analysis of recent mergers and acquisitions within the world wide resources industry over a brief introduction of the Global Mining Initiative, GMI reflecting the new awareness of the resource industry to peculiar problems the resource-rich southern Africa mining industry faces. (
  • Additionally developments and activities in the world coal industry and future perspectives are unfold. (
  • As a major issue of the international mining industry financing risky projects in emerging or developing countries is illustrated with an example from Kazakhstan. (
  • Finally, the expected impacts of new high-tech-developments on the mining industry in terms of requirements for raw materials are summarized. (
  • A look at some of the deadliest mining accidents in history illustrates that, while many of the risks have stayed the same, the industry has made progress at improving safety when the right provisions are in place. (
  • The industry contends that uranium exploration and mining here would not compromise the Grand Canyon watershed. (
  • New market research report "Mining Chemicals - A Global Market Overview" worked out by Industry Experts is now available at (
  • The global mining industry is facing the challenge of low productivity due to the depletion of the reserves of high-quality ores, which has led to exploiting deposits lying deeper in the crust of the Earth. (
  • After 10 months of a numbing merger free-for-all in the mining industry, only one transaction so far looks like a done deal - Falconbridge's board has recommended its shareholders accept the Xstrata offer. (
  • Gerald Dickey, spokesman for the United Steelworkers (USW) in Pittsburgh, said consolidation in the 1990's was good for the steel industry and the same principle applied to mining. (
  • With the ability to be retrofitted to existing Enerpac ZU pumps, the Firmware 7.0 programming is the latest addition to the range of cool-running and energy-saving ZU4 Pro Torque wrench pumps which can also be fitted with a four-wrench manifold, designed specifically for bolting applications in the mining and drilling industry. (
  • For more than 50 years, World Pumps has been the world's leading pump magazine, keeping the pump industry and its customers informed about all the technical and commercial developments in their industry. (
  • Mining companies in Canada are dealing with Indian tribes and the property they hold or close to a productive deposit , ask Taseko and others if this isn't a universal problem and part of the "new" mining industry process. (
  • As exploration activity and mineral production are intrinsically linked, the Canadian mining industry could see a dramatic expansion in the years to come," said Gratton. (
  • The Mining Association of Canada ( ) is the national organization for the Canadian mining industry. (
  • Canadian Mining Journal provides information on new Canadian mining and exploration trends, technologies, mining operations, corporate developments and industry events. (
  • Liming heavy industry is specialied in the design manufacture and supply of crushing equipment used in mining industry. (
  • A billboard carries a message for the coal industry near Wheeling, W.V. A federal court case pitting Arch Coal against the Environmental Protection Agency has mining and other industries worried that the EPA could pull their permits retroactively under the Clean Water Act. (
  • The Chamber's position has been supported by a score of industry organizations ranging from the Alabama Mining Association and the Montana Coal Council to the National Association of Manufacturers and the Wyoming Mining Association. (
  • Here's a look at the top coal mining stocks that fared better than the industry average. (
  • Jos-The Ministry of Mines and Steel Development's Mining Implementation and Strategy Team, MIST, saddled with the responsibility of bringing out a road map for the growth and development of the mining industry, has said the sector may not realise its full potential, if the needed enabling environment was not created. (
  • In today's world, manganese is often used for cathodic shielding in the battery industry. (
  • Mining minnow Bluejay will report that the resource at its Pituffik deposit is the purest in the world, with 23.6 million tonnes at 8.8pc ilmenite. (
  • The proven and probable reserves of the mine were calculated at 619 million tonnes of ore grading 0.057% uranium as of June 2013. (
  • The mine has an annual output of 5 million tonnes of coal and was reputed to have had some of the best facilities in the country. (
  • One of the most infamous examples was the political risk insurance provided to Freeport McMoRan of New Orleans, USA, for the copper and gold mine on the western half of the island of New Guinea in the South Pacific, (Irian Jaya, Indonesia), that dumps 120,000 tonnes of toxic mining waste into the local rivers in New Guinea which has killed over 30 square kilometers of lowland forest. (
  • The Bank also provides political risk insurance for a new gold mine on Papua New Guinea's Lihir island which plans to dispose 4,600 tonnes of its toxic waste directly into the ocean every single hour at a spot just 1.5 kilometers from shore, a practice that has not been permitted in North America for years. (
  • The mine is expected to produce 300,000 tonnes of copper a year worth around $1.1 billion at current prices. (
  • The Perth-based, ASX-listed company's project hosts a large, high grade potassium bearing resource of 1.28 billion tonnes of potassium bearing salts, with a contained potassium oxide of 152.7mt. "What the Pre-feasibility Study does show is that the Colluli project will be a globally significant, low cost production centre for potassium sulphate", South Boulder Mines managing director and CEO Paul Donaldson said. (
  • The mine was expanding its annual production capacity from the authorized 30 tonnes. (
  • According to the data released by USGS (United States Geological Survey), global manganese reserves are about 570 million tonnes (metal content) with land-based manganese resources distributing irregularly in 2014, and world manganese mine production was estimated to be 17 million tonnes in 2013. (
  • The shovels and the 240-tonne dumpers will be used in Gebra and Deepka mines in Chhattisgarh producing 60 million tonnes of coal annually. (
  • Huge flows of money into investment funds labeled environmentally friendly will make it more costly for some companies to access capital, BlackRock's top mining sector investor said on Thursday. (
  • Fortunately, these projects are still at the planning stage, which means that governments, mining and oil/gas companies, financial backers and other stakeholders have a window of opportunity to make the right decisions for future generations by committing to preserving these outstanding sites and thereby also safeguarding the livelihoods of local people and Africa's long-term sustainable development. (
  • Uranium mining companies have generally taken active steps to reduce radiation doses wherever and whenever they can, and voluntarily adopted the most recent international recommendations on dose limits long before they became part of the regulations. (
  • Chinese companies, particularly Bitmain , are also among the world's largest manufacturers of Bitcoin-mining hardware. (
  • Imposing fines on mining companies, which coal operators can challenge in court, to enforce strict mine safety laws at the state and federal level is not working, said West Virginia state Mine safety chief Ron Wooten. (
  • The ranking is based on the number of alumni currently holding the post of CEO in one of the 500 largest companies in the world according to the Fortune Global 500 ranking established by the American business magazine Fortune. (
  • The Bank has also considered several other controversial projects such as providing political risk insurance for a planned gold mine on 17,000 hectares of land at Gros Rosebel in eastern Suriname that will be operated by the companies that were responsible for the Omai disaster in Guyana. (
  • Uranium mining in the USA today is undertaken by few companies on a relatively small scale. (
  • Uranium exploration is undertaken by many companies, often going over areas that were mined in the 1950s-80s. (
  • The study also lists the companies involved in the manufacture and supply of mining chemicals, covering their address, contact details and the website addresses. (
  • As such, it is one striking illustration of what seem to be pervasive characteristics of projects financed by the IFC, the World Bank's arm for working with private sector companies. (
  • Goldcorp, based in Vancouver, Canada, is one of the world's largest gold mining companies. (
  • and Canadian embassies worldwide provide services, political sway and promotion for Canadian mining companies,' the report states. (
  • We're the owners, investors, and beneficiaries of the mining from these companies,' he added. (
  • Gold price falls $70 an ounce, copper drops over 3% and iron ore rout accelerates, sending shares in major mining companies skidding. (
  • It shows the tight web of connections between the major mining companies and Glencore through shared board history and shared ownership of assets, cataloguing key shareholders (and board members) who's stakes make them larger shareholders than institutional investors in ownership of Glencore. (
  • PALO ALTO, CA--(Marketwired - Oct 21, 2013) - Adaptive Planning , the worldwide leader in cloud-based business analytics solutions for companies and nonprofits of all sizes, today announced that Thiess , one of the world's largest open-cut mining contractors, has implemented Adaptive Planning's visual analytics and data visualization solution, Adaptive Discovery, to improve operational metrics and business performance. (
  • Companies have used data mining techniques to price products more effectively across business lines and find new ways to offer competitive products to their existing customer base. (
  • Many of the world's largest metal mining companies are nowadays focusing on integrating their entire supply and value chain in order to control the cost and quality so as to keep the price low. (
  • It is run by a global board that includes governments, civil society groups, and major oil and mining companies. (
  • The International Monetary Fund has endorsed and recommended oil and mining contract disclosure as a best practice for its client countries since 2007, and the World Bank's private sector lending arm, the International Finance Corporation, has required contract disclosure of oil and mining companies it finances since 2013. (
  • The mining, oil and gas industries, as well as governments who licence mineral extraction, should follow the example of business leaders who have already committed not to undertake mining and oil/gas projects within World Heritage sites," says Tim Badman, Director of IUCN's World Heritage Programme . (
  • IUCN's position, outlined in a new World Heritage Advice Note, is that mineral and oil/gas exploration and exploitation should not be permitted within natural World Heritage Sites. (
  • In extreme cases, mineral exploration and mining can lead to the removal of a site from the World Heritage List. (
  • The Task Team Leader on the Mineral Sector Support for Economic Diversification (MinDiver) Project at the World Bank, Mr. Mike Stanley, said Nigeria should not wait for oil prices to rebound as doing so might not yield the expected result because of the possibility of an oversupply of the commodity in the market from other oil-producing countries, including Saudi Arabia. (
  • The mine laboratory, where samples or ore were analysed for their mineral content. (
  • While well established mining provinces continued to dominate in mineral production, with Ontario ($10.6 billion), Saskatchewan ($9.2 billion), British Columbia ($8.5 billion) and Quebec ($7.7 billion) seizing the top four spots, there were notable increases in other regions. (
  • The Escondida Water Supply project (EWS) in Chile will provide water to support the expansion of mineral production at the world's largest copper mine. (
  • At the present, India has very few underground coal mines, although the environment ministry feels that utilising dense forest land sitting atop mineral reserves may be an effective answer to production concerns. (
  • Addressing participants at a sensitisation workshop for mining and mineral processing in Jos yesterday, MIST Chairman, Professor Gbenga Okunlola, said: "If the stakeholders are not carried along, the road map would only be a policy on paper without any impact on the economy,'' he said. (
  • Data Set of World Phosphate Mines, Deposits, and Occurrences-Part B. Location and Mineral Economic Data By G.J. Orris1 and Carlotta B. Chernoff2 Open-File Report 02-156-B 2002 Any use of trade, firm, or product names is for descriptive purposes only and does not imply endorsement by the U.S. Government. (
  • machinemine solution myanmar lead inc oreSmall mining equipment for iron ore EritreaSeptember 2012 Developing Copper Zinc and Gold Deposits on the Asmara Project Eritrea. (
  • Bluejay Mining, previously known as FinnAust, also has the option to develop a lead-zinc-silver asset and a nickel-copper deposit in Greenland. (
  • For almost a century, more than eight billion pounds of copper were hauled out of the mine, along with 100 million ounces of silver -- and quite a bit of lead, zinc, and manganese, also. (
  • Its interests are global, from the breadbaskets of Russia, to zinc mines in Kazakhstan, copper and cobalt interests in Congo and Angola, and aluminium in Iceland. (
  • First Quantum holds extensive copper, nickel and gold assets throughout Africa and Australia, while Inmet used to mine copper and zinc in Turkey, Spain and Finland. (
  • Cgm Copper Zinc Gold Mining Equipment. (
  • Mining and oil/gas projects that are located outside World Heritage Sites should not, under any circumstances, have negative impacts on these exceptional places. (
  • As a result of the impacts of mining and oil/gas projects, sites can be inscribed on the List of World Heritage in Danger, which identifies serious and imminent threats to existing sites and mobilises much needed support from the international community to address these. (
  • This research assessed the impacts of Mn mining activity on the environment, particularly the interactions among soil, plants, and arbuscular mycorrhiza (AM) at a location under the influence of an open Mn mine. (
  • The scientific evidence of the severe environmental and human impacts from mountaintop mining is strong and irrefutable. (
  • Once in operations it will become the largest mining project ever undertaken in Central America. (
  • If proposals go ahead and mining is undertaken it will create jobs and wealth and contribute to a goal of lifting the economy, the Government said. (
  • With over 2,000 miles of tunnels, the mine ranks as one of the five largest underground mines in the world. (
  • Coal India is now focusing on underground mines and switching to partial mechanisation for increasing coal extraction from them. (
  • The ruling carries an enormous legacy for indigenous-led conservation projects [not only] in Brazil, but also in Latin America, and all over the world," Borges said. (
  • Mining operations" can be classed as a mine, but in the case where several mines or deposits are combined with a central processing facility, these operations were excluded from this list. (
  • Local authorities in mining regions have warned that the continued operations of the sector threaten outbreaks of COVID-19. (
  • The explosion at the Tunlan Coal Mine underlines the fact that deaths are taking place across the board-in operations, large and small, state-run and privately owned. (
  • While Freeport has halted some global operations due to the pandemic, production has continued at the 14,000 foot (4,267 metre) -high Grasberg mine despite Indonesia facing one of the worst coronavirus outbreaks in Southeast Asia. (
  • Terrafame CEO Joni Lukkaroinen said, "During two years of operations, we have ramped up the Sotkamo mine systematically. (
  • But IRIN's months-long investigation can reveal that financial reward isn't always forthcoming from the foreign mining operations. (
  • It said operations at the mine had been halted since November 18, 2012 after protesters occupied the area. (
  • For Paley, the report's author, 'The key question is who benefits, and who pays for these mining operations. (
  • ASX:STB ) has announced Pre-feasibility Study results that show its flagship Colluli potash project could become one of the lowest-cost, and most significant, potassium sulphate operations in the world. (
  • The company's mining operations run 24 hours a day and each truck is equipped with over 300 sensors. (
  • With operations spread across Australia, Thiess staff members spend considerable time in the field and at mining locations. (
  • Authorities said the dam was built to hold back water and residue from mining operations, a mixture that can often be toxic. (
  • If a mine has received a federal permit to expand its current operations, can the US Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) revoke the permit retroactively to protect the nation's water? (
  • That was the issue at stake in a Washington, D.C. , courtroom hearing held Thursday over Arch Coal 's 15-year battle to expand its mining operations in West Virginia . (
  • Explore how data mining - as well as predictive modeling and real-time analytics - are used in oil and gas operations. (
  • delays in the completion of development or construction activities, changes in national and local government regulation of mining operations, tax rules and regulations, and political and economic developments in countries in which Endeavour operates. (
  • The Arlit mining operation comprises of several open pits exploiting four main uranium deposits, namely Arlit, Tamou, Tagora and Artois in north-western Niger. (
  • If the deposits warrant exploitation, they will register mining claims over the area. (
  • Coal mining is performed using surface-based mining (when coal deposits are available near the surface) or underground mining (when coal deposits are buried deep underground). (
  • Rock Phosphate mines at Jhamarkotra Kanpur Group of Mines are complex deposits. (
  • Mining these rock phosphate deposits is far more difficult than that in most parts of the world. (
  • The mining district of Molango in the Hidalgo State, Mexico, possesses one of the largest deposits of manganese (Mn) ore in the world. (
  • Many of these deposits are found in terrestrial sources on various continents around the world. (
  • Ranger mine is owned and operated by Energy Resources Australia (ERA), a subsidiary of Rio Tinto. (
  • The mine is owned and operated by Société des Mines de l'Air (SOMAIR), a subsidiary of AREVA. (
  • The four-square-mile fossil forest the largest find ever is just south of Danville in Vermilion County, Ill., in the 300-million-year-old Herrin coal bed, a 6-foot-thick strip mined by a subsidiary of St. Louis-based Peabody Coal. (
  • Black Beauty Coal, the Peabody subsidiary, operates two mines in Vermilion County, where the Herrin coal bed is thickest. (
  • This letter serves as an environmental clearance certificate for the (marine phosphate mining) project to commence," Nghitila said. (
  • What Is Involved in Phosphate Mining? (
  • As you continue to exercise your mining skills and smelt complex combinations of ores into alloys, your Mining skill will grow. (
  • In the 1930s ores were mined at Radium Hill and Mount Painter in SA to recover radium for medical purposes. (
  • Uranium ores as such were mined and treated in Australia initially from the 1950s until 1971. (
  • You will need to visit a trainer periodically, both to get the next Mining skill level, and to learn how to smelt the next ores into bars. (
  • This investigative report on the largest gold mine in Liberia begins with the mining company's failure to reimburse displaced Liberians, and the World Bank's failure to hold them to account. (
  • This time it's for Australia's largest gold miner, Normandy Mining. (
  • But as months of travel curbs dragged on, angry workers blockaded the mine for four days in August until the operator - a unit of U.S. miner Freeport McMoRan Inc - relented and let them resume weekly rotations out of the site via a four-hour trek by cable car and bus to towns below. (
  • It was inscribed in 2001 as a mine and secular structure. (
  • The Riola mine opened in 1996, and the Vermilion Grove mine was developed in 2001. (
  • Another hint of potential change came Nov. 28 when West Virginia pulled the state mining licenses of seven foremen at A.T. Massey's Alma No. 1 Mine. (
  • Basically, the state of West Virginia permanently fired four bosses from ever working in the state's mines, and temporarily suspended three others. (
  • Arch Coal and the EPA faced off in federal appeals court over agency's revoked permit for West Virginia coal mine. (
  • Stanley, at a Virtual Mid-Term Review (MTR) of the MinDiver Project under the Ministry of Mines and Steel Development recalled that oil prices indicated a decline since 2014. (
  • The statement was issued by the Media Officer, MinDiver Project, Ishaku Kigbu, after a crucial session of the Virtual Mid-Term Review (MTR) of the MinDiver Project under the Ministry of Mines and Steel Development. (
  • However, Newmont does not disclose production numbers for its individual mines in Nevada, so this mining operation was excluded. (
  • Now trying to buy into Normandy to reduce the overall cost of that mining production. (
  • profiles the world's biggest uranium mines by production. (
  • The poly-metallic mine, wholly-owned and operated by BHP Billiton, has been in production since 1988. (
  • Production started in 1971 with the mining of the Arlit deposit. (
  • The mine is also crucial for Freeport McMoRan, the world's largest publicly traded copper producer, which made a profit in the second quarter partly due to higher production at Grasberg. (
  • It is estimated that over 100 million people in the majority world base their livelihoods on such mining with minimal equipment, capital, and training, accounting for around 10% of the world's new gold production. (
  • Note that there are always differing ways of looking at things, e.g., production at the mine vs production at the smelter or at the refinery, and Iron is usually reported as pig iron and raw steel. (
  • [2] With pressure from a number of campaign groups organised through the International Campaign to Ban Landmines , a global movement to prohibit their use led to the 1997 Convention on the Prohibition of the Use, Stockpiling, Production and Transfer of Anti-Personnel Mines and on their Destruction, also known as the Ottawa Treaty . (
  • World production in 2013 was 224 Mt, with the main producers being the USA, the former Soviet Union, Morocco and China. (
  • Since recorded production began in Suffolk, England, in 1847, more than 2 billion tonne of phosphate rock has been mined worldwide. (
  • It is a world-class chemical sedimentary deposit with an annual production of ~1.8 Mt, equivalent to 10% of world supply. (
  • We need to move beyond filling valleys with mountaintop mining waste and temporarily storing fly ash in containment ponds to a modern energy production process built upon sound science, environmental safety and economic common sense. (
  • Where is Gold Mined? (
  • By some estimates, all of the gold ever mined in the history of the world would fill only two Olympic-size swimming pools. (
  • Given the U.S. Geological Society estimates that just 51,000 tons of global gold reserves remain in the ground, gold mining remains a lucrative business. (
  • I must say that Robert de Crespigny for all his public profile is one of the more enigmatic characters in Australia's gold mining sector. (
  • Barefoot and shirtless in the cavernous belly of an illegal gold mine, Ender doesn't flinch when a piece of rock falls through the darkness and breaks the silence. (
  • The head of the Venezuelan Mining Chamber, Luis Rojas, estimates that 90 percent of the gold produced in the South American nation comes from illegal mines. (
  • At the nearby Nacupay gold mine, workers dig the earth from the bed of a contaminated river as others pour mercury into pans of extracted sediment. (
  • The mine also produces copper, silver and gold. (
  • One of the world's most successful voluntary conservation and forest carbon storage projects has been suspended indefinitely due to an uncontrolled surge in illegal diamond and gold mining and illegal logging which pushed deforestation above acceptable levels. (
  • The tensions expose the balancing act to maintain output at full blast, while containing COVID-19 in mines like Grasberg, the world's largest gold mine and second-largest copper mine. (
  • the major concern of the latter is the uncontrolled use of mercury in gold mining. (
  • Jewellery activists have influenced the Fairtrade Foundation and others to produce a set of standards for responsible ASM gold and precious metal mining. (
  • The Bank also insured the Omai gold mine in Guyana, located some 160 kilometers from the north-eastern Atlantic coast of South America. (
  • It provides private sector loans as well as political risk insurance to the Newmont gold mine in northern Peru, the largest gold mine in South America, which has been sued by local landholders for inadequate compensation for land and has extremely poor relations with local communities. (
  • Just a few steps from her home, Liberia's largest commercial gold mine, New Liberty Gold, plans to dig out a billion dollars-worth of the precious metal. (
  • Construction began on the mine in 2014, and the first gold sales came a year later. (
  • New Liberty Gold has the backing of the World Bank's International Finance Corporation, which since 2014 invested $19 million and became a key shareholder. (
  • It also points out that '50 percent of newly mined gold is taken from Indigenous lands. (
  • The Vancouver-based firm also said it will announce a revised investment figure and timeline for its $6.2 billion copper-gold porphyry Cobre Panama mine before the end of 2013. (
  • Endeavour Mining is a TSX listed intermediate African gold producer with a solid track record of operational excellence, project development and exploration in the highly prospective Birimian greenstone belt in West Africa. (
  • Australian and Canadian radiation safety regulations today are among the most comprehensive and stringent in the world. (
  • Radiation doses at Australian and Canadian uranium mines are well within regulatory limits. (
  • The Australian economy is unique in the OECD in that about 20% of GDP is accounted for by mining and mining services (in 2012). (
  • A brief history of Australian uranium mining is appended. (
  • See also Former Australian Uranium Mines appendix. (
  • The Navajo Mine is an open pit mine operated by Australian-owned BHP Billiton and supplies coal to the Four Corners Power Plant, also located on Navajo land. (
  • BULGA, Australia-For 30 years, the coal mined near this remote Australian town has fired power plants as far away as Tokyo and Shanghai. (
  • Coal mines often experience the most serious accidents because so many of them are operating illegally. (
  • The EPA may think that approving new mountaintop removal coal mines can be done, provided sufficient remediation steps are taken, but a new article in Science magazine by twelve scientists from institutions from across the United States disagrees. (
  • Lab-grown diamonds cost about 30 to 40 percent less than mined diamonds of similar quality and the scientists behind lab-grown diamonds say it's a real gem. (
  • Hyperion, Microsoft and SAS plan to announce the new co-chairmanship on Monday in an effort to boost data mining in the XML for Analysis Protocol, which is being designed for access to business intelligence applications, such as OLAP, from databases and other applications such as ERP, message brokers and portals. (
  • What we're doing now is ramping up the focus in an effort to extend the specification to data mining," said Kevin Payne, director of the Microsoft Partner Program at SAS, which is based in Cary, N.C. (
  • What is data mining? (
  • Data mining is the process of finding anomalies, patterns and correlations within large data sets to predict outcomes. (
  • Sometimes referred to as 'knowledge discovery in databases,' the term 'data mining' wasn't coined until the 1990s. (
  • What was old is new again, as data mining technology keeps evolving to keep pace with the limitless potential of big data and affordable computing power. (
  • Why is data mining important? (
  • So why is data mining important? (
  • Learn more about data mining techniques in Data Mining From A to Z , a paper that shows how organizations can use predictive analytics and data mining to reveal new insights from data. (
  • Data mining is a cornerstone of analytics , helping you develop the models that can uncover connections within millions or billions of records. (
  • Learn how data mining is shaping the world we live in. (
  • Data mining expert Jared Dean wrote the book on data mining. (
  • Data mining software from SAS uses proven, cutting-edge algorithms designed to help you solve the biggest challenges. (
  • Data mining is at the heart of analytics efforts across a variety of industries and disciplines. (
  • Data mining helps educators access student data, predict achievement levels and pinpoint students or groups of students in need of extra attention. (
  • As part of its reliability programme, Las Bambas needed a world-class lubrication system for its electric motors," said Service & Upselling Manager Carlos Lahura of SKF Peru. (
  • Mining giant Peru, which is hosting the conference, emblemizes the challenge to EITI's relevance. (
  • IUCN's assessments on what is happening in World Heritage sites are derived from a variety of sources: IUCN members, indigenous peoples groups, the scientific community, experts from IUCN commissions and concerned individuals and organizations. (
  • In 2009, the Paiter-Suruí, led by Almir Suruí, and with the help of many international environmental organizations, became the first indigenous community in the world to design, implement, and engage in a forest conservation and carbon storage project - covering their 248,147 hectare (958 square mile) territory -financed by selling carbon-offset credits to progressive businesses looking to lessen their carbon footprints. (
  • An independent report published last month condemns the business practices of Canada's Goldcorp Inc. and exposes the Canadian mining industry's often socially and environmentally destructive practices throughout the hemisphere. (
  • In looking to 2013, the report stressed that despite challenges, the Canadian mining industry's economic prospects are strong. (
  • Turkey has a history of poor mine safety conditions, ranking highest in deaths per million tons of coal mined at 7.22-five times the rate in China and 361 times the rate in the United States. (
  • There are about 10 active phosphate mines in the US spread across the states of Florida, Idaho, North Carolina, and Utah totaling about 1.1 billion metric tons. (
  • The review was designed to assess the role of mining in minimising the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic and the global oil crisis. (
  • Before the pandemic, twice as many workers would enter and leave the mine daily, Freeport Indonesia said. (
  • Not surprisingly, BHP Billiton is reviewing the judge's decision, as is the federal Office of Surface Mining. (
  • The impact of coal and aluminium mining is studied in two regions of the world by two academic activists, Eastern India and Zambia. (
  • Washington, 22 November 1996 (RFE/RL) - Croatia has been approved for a World Bank Loan of about $102 million to clear land mines in areas of high economic priority for reconstruction and to finance the emergency reconstruction of key bridges, railways and the port. (
  • The loan will provide about $34 million to clear known land mines, screen areas where mines might be, and train mine clearers and instructors to carry out the work. (
  • The Sotkamo mine includes a uranium recovery plant, into which €75 million ($88 million) has so far been invested. (
  • These are the remnants of extinct plants from a geological period 300 million years ago, called the Carboniferous, when the world was covered in a riot of green. (
  • Eleanor Hall hosts The World Today's lunch hour of current affairs, with background and debate from Australia and the world. (
  • Nancy Atkinson is currently Universe Today's Contributing Editor. (
  • More than 33,000 submissions have been received on the Government's mining proposals before today's deadline and it is likely to take a few weeks before there is any official response. (
  • One of the major reasons for the Bank's poor record in these matters is the inadequacy of its own internal mining guidelines . (
  • The World Bank's International Development Association (IDA), established in 1960, helps the world's poorest countries by providing loans (called "credits") and grants for projects and programs that boost economic growth, reduce poverty, and improve poor people's lives. (
  • The bonus that you get with mining is Toughness (the linked rank is gained when you hit 450 mining). (
  • The page you're viewing is not yet available on the new World of Warcraft website. (
  • Paris, France, 23 June, 2011 (IUCN) - Extractive industries and governments that licence their activities should commit to stopping all mining and oil/gas exploration and exploitation activities that could damage World Heritage Sites, says the International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN). (
  • Ranger uranium mine, 260km east of Darwin in the Northern Territory of Australia, was the world's third largest uranium producing mine in 2012 where the open-pit mine produced 3,146t of uranium during the year. (
  • Much of this logging was facilitated, say critics, by a World Bank-funded road, the Polonoroeste development project, that brought many outsiders into Paiter-Suruí territory . (
  • The Commonwealth Government announced in 1977 that new uranium mining was to proceed, commencing with the Ranger project in the Northern Territory. (
  • In 1979, Queensland Mines opened Nabarlek in the same region of Northern Territory. (
  • BHP chief financial officer Peter Beavan said the Samarco mine could possibly be reopened, but not this year. (

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