Tag: mining

May 19, 2024 at 9:31 am

Synthetic Diamonds Can Now Be Made In Minutes. Here’s What That Could Mean For The Industry.

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The gemstone industry doesn’t need to panic today.

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April 25, 2024 at 3:33 pm

Uranium Mining Is Ramping Up In The Grand Canyon Despite Outrage From Native Communities

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Peer-reviewed research backed up the Native position on mining in the Grand Canyon.

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July 13, 2022 at 12:34 am

An Explorer Found a Pair of 100-Year-Old Levi’s in an Abandoned Silver Mine in California

An Explorer Found a Pair of 100-Year-Old Levi’s in an Abandoned Silver Mine in California

This is such a cool YouTube channel!

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February 13, 2019 at 4:27 pm

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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August 23, 2018 at 1:52 pm

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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July 24, 2018 at 4:49 pm

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

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

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

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January 20, 2017 at 3:15 pm

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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October 23, 2014 at 3:59 pm

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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