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    Indium

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    production and is only profitable at high prices. However, producers have come up with alternate solutions to help ensure the prolonged use of Indium such as stockpiling, reserves and recycling Indium by using alternate concentrates and residue from mining. Even though the last alternative seems practical, the purity of Indium and its qualities are reduced, but moreover, the residue or alternate concentrates impacts the…

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    The river is flowing downwards, we see this due to the elevations on the map-the highest being 140 Elev. WT and the lowest 100 Elev. WT with this information it indicates that is going downward signifying that the river is also going downwards, also it has been contaminated according to the chart given to me, the wells that have been corrupted are D, E, H, I, and M in which all have higher than zero mg/L. Contamination started in Comhead Coal Mine and that’s an issue because it has high…

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    Minnesota once had a gold mine but it failed with that failure came the discovery of iron ore in the vermilion range and other ranges. Minnesota has the best iron/taconite range in the U.S. this is why. How the iron industry started. Leónidas and Alfred Merrit discovered iron ore on the Mesabi range. The first major discovery of iron ore was in the 1890s. Henry Oliver was the most influential businessmen at the start in the early 1900s. What the iron industry was like at its peak. The…

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    Mining is a business directly related to the extraction of ore, valuable minerals or other geological resources such as gold, silver, diamond, iron, coal and uranium from mines. Because the process of extraction requires a large amount of capital, mining business is normally done by the government, multinational companies or wealthy business owners. All the resources that need to be extracted are non-renewable as these materials cannot be artificially created nor grown through agricultural…

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    Steve Trussel Biography

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    attended this co-curricular which presented Steve Trussel who is part of the Arizona Mining Association and the Arizona Rock Products Association. At the beginning of his speech, he gave a background of his life and experiences which included taking risks, setting goals and never giving up. He mentioned that it takes perseverance and determination to accomplish your goals. Many young females who are part of the mining industry have worked very hard to be where they are at and because of that…

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    Mexican Pyramids

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    10 Nov. 2014 Tara Linehan GEO 101, Physical Geography Crystal Caves of Naica, Mexico In 1794, according to crystalink early prospectors of Chihuahua City discovered the Naica mine. At the base of the hills the prospectors struck a vein of silver. During that time, people’s interest was in silver and gold. In the beginning of the 1900s, the Mexican Revolution caused a switch from gold and silver to lead and zinc, which the mine had plenty of. Revolutionary troops started to demand money from…

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    The Devil's Mine Analysis

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    In their documentary called " The Devil 's mine" , Kief Davidson and Richard Ladkani portrait the mining near the city of Potosí. By a perspective of Basilio Vargas, a fourteen-year-old Bolivian boy who work in one of the Cerro Rico 's mines, the directors show us the labor condition of work and life of people on that field. Basilio Vargas is the firstborn in a family of a widow mother and two more siblings. Working in a small and improductive mine, he and his younger brother work for longs…

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    Successful Teaching Goals

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    critical thinking skills through improving and completing the initial model. For instance, in a senior level course in “Mine design project” I start the class with the statement of the problem which is typically maximizing the net present value of a mining case study. First, I encourage the whole class to construct the building blocks of a conceptual model for the problem at hand through a series of “brain storming” sessions. Second, I divide the students into several groups and assign them the…

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    INTRODUCTION Lead is a bluish grey metal ,which is one of the useful and common metal that has been used by humans for over 6000 years1 it has high density ,ductility, poor electrical conductivity and more over which is soft and highly malleable in nature. these all properties were helping the early extraction and working with lead and makes it more popular among industrial and other mankind usages all over the world . Several millions of lead are consumed by world for the production of…

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    The Singareni Collieries Company Limited (SCCL) is a Government coal mining organization mutually possessed by the Government of Telangana and Government of India on a 51:49 value basis. The reserves of Singareni coal stretch over 350 Km of the Pranahita – Godavari Valley of Telangana with a huge amount coming up to 8791 million tons. SCCL is as of now working on 16 opencast and 31 underground mines in 4 regions of Telangana with an employee base of around 58,837. Sustainable Management in SCCL…

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