Tag: mining

Feb 13, 2019

Revealing an Opal for the First Time is Kind of Magical

Revealing an Opal for the First Time is Kind of Magical

Okay that’s just beautiful

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Aug 23, 2018

This Sahara Railway Is One of the Most Extreme in the World

This Sahara Railway Is One of the Most Extreme in the World

The Mauritania Railway consists of a single, 704 km (437 mi) railway line with trains up to 3km (1.8 mi) in length

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Jul 24, 2018

All of the Diamond Carats Found Within the Mine They Were Extracted From

Dillon Marsh

“For What It’s Worth” is an ongoing photos series by Dillon Marsh

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Jan 20, 2017

Here’s Where the Juice That Powers Your Favorite Devices Comes From

Here’s Where the Juice That Powers Your Favorite Devices Comes From

Bloomberg’s Ashlee Vance explores lithium mining in Chile’s Atacama Desert

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Oct 23, 2014

This is Where Your Marble Comes From

This is Where Your Marble Comes From

I had no idea what the extraction process at a marble quarry was like and certainly didn’t imagine it was like this. Watch Il Capo aka The Chief, guide his men using a silent language of gesture and sign as they extract gigantic slabs of marble. Italian artist and filmmaker Yuri Ancarani captures the…

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