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    There are two major mining companies in Colorado. The Henderson Mine in Empire, Colorado and the Cresson Mine is located in Victor, Colorado. The Henderson Mine produced the mineral molybdenum. The Cripple Creek & Victor Mine produces the mineral gold. Cripple Creek & Victor mine is Colorado’s largest gold mine. The Henderson Mine was founded in 1976 and operated by Climax Molybdenum Company. It has produced 770 million pounds of molybdenum since opening. The mine annual revenue is unknown, but the mine itself it worth over 1.1 billion. As of January 2014, the mine employed approximately 590 people. In 2013 the mine generated an estimated $927.1 million in economic benefits for Colorado. Molybdenum is a mineral that is not well known. The mineral…

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    fracturing or Fracking is the process of drilling down into the earth before a high-pressure water mixture is directed at the rock to release the gas inside. Water, sand and 596 chemicals are injected into the rock at high pressure which allows the gas to flow out to the head of the well. Mountaintop removal mining (MTR), also known as mountaintop mining (MTM), is a form of surface mining that involves the mining of the summit or summit ridge of a mountain. Coal seams are extracted from a…

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    The Premier Diamond Mining Company was founded by Thomas Cullinan (later Sir Thomas) in 1902, near the end of the second Boer War (South African War 1899 - 1902). The land was originally part of the Cornelis Minnaar Farm and was purchased for a sum total of £52,000 by Thomas. The company was first registered on the 6th November 1902 as the Premier Syndicate but was later re-registered as the Premier Transvaal Diamond Mining Company Ltd. on 1st December, 1902. Cullinan Village was established in…

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    Rio Tinto Mine Analysis

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    Rio Tinto's Mine of the Future™ is no customary mine system. Truth be told, it's similar to nothing the mining scene has ever seen. Revealed in 2008, the modern project means to change the substance of mining through the utilization of self-ruling hardware and innovation just saw in sci-fi movies. The Mine of the Future™, be that as it may, is no science fiction dream film. Rio Tinto is putting the completing touches on a gathering wide activity that includes cutting edge innovation and huge…

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    Throughout the world non-renewable resources are extracted from the earth 's surface such as oil, copper, gold, iron, by mining industries daily. Mining companies are located anywhere around the world but Latin America specifically has many resources that Mining industries want. The most popular places; Peru, Chile, Mexico, Colombia, and Argentina have the largest amounts of mines and exportation of resources, but even though these are the largest in south America, mines are found in small…

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    lit shaft, the silence is almost deafening, yet the silence speaks of hard labor, sweat, dirt, and fear. This is a sampling of what visitors might experience at the Arizona Historical Society’s (AHS) Arizona History Museum’s Arizona Mining Hall exhibit in Tucson, Arizona, adjacent to the University of Arizona campus. According to the AHS website, the society was “established by an Act of the First Territorial Legislature on November 7, 1864” (arizonahistoriclsociety.org). It goes on to state…

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    was not significant enough to be a huge problem to deal with. The state requested and asked for the company to make a few tweaks and changes to the three dams. In 1968, residents in the towns below wrote letters to the Governor complaining and voicing their concerns about the dam’s conditions and the mining company’s failure to make any changes. The governor did send some inspectors to the sight, but no changes were made. In February of 1971, after inspectors asked to make some more changes…

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    Kalgoorlie Gold Mining

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    Mining in Kalgoorlie There are multiple active gold mines currently running in Kalgoorlie due to the gold deposits found underground in the area. The mines include; Daisy Milano Gold Mine, Frog's Leg Gold Mine, Super Pit Gold Mine, Kanowna Belle Gold Mine, Paddington Gold Mine, Randalls Gold Mine, South Kalgoorlie Gold Mine and White Foil Gold Mine. The majority of these mining sights are open pit, while the minority are underground. Open pit mines are generally less expensive, safer, easier to…

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    does threaten to have a significant environmental impact on local water. The mine may impact the local water quality through seepage and/or poor disposal untreated waste water. As underground coal mining causes toxins for example Mercury to rise to the surface seeping into ground water and water bodies, changing their PH levels becoming contaminated. These toxins are harmful to agriculture and human water resources as the toxins change the PH to either more acidic or alkaline. The seepage can…

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    Every state in the US has a unique set of statutes governing real estate transactions. It is imperative for real estate professionals to be informed about special risks associated with individual regions of the country. For example, more than two-thirds of Pennsylvania's 67 counties have rich coal deposits underground. And, two centuries of mining activity to bring that precious resource to the surface has resulted in large tunnels and voids that may collapse, causing the surface to subside.…

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