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  1. Mining history class planned at museumRead the original story

    21 min ago | The Advertiser News (South)

    The Sterling Hill Mining Museum, 30 Plant St., Ogdensburg, will host a mining history class from 9:30 a.m. until 12:30 p.m. on Nov. 15. Former miner and geologist Ron Mishkin, on staff at the Sterling Hill Mining Museum, will present the role of mining throughout history and today with emphasis on the 300-year history of mining in New Jersey. The class eligible for professional development credit.


  2. Why Barents oil is becoming unprofitableRead the original story w/Photo

    50 min ago | Anchorage Daily News

    Falling global oil prices is seriously cooling investors' rush for Arctic offshore oil. Prices have dropped more than 25 percent since hitting $112 a barrel in June and the market is nervous.


  3. Engineer-Attorney Brett Gross Named to Liberty Star Board of DirectorsRead the original story

    1 hr ago | Business Wire

    Liberty Star Uranium & Metals Corp. is pleased to announce mining engineer, entrepreneur, consultant and attorney Mr. Brett Gross of Denver, Colo. has joined the Liberty Star Board of Directors.


  4. Solutions in Search of Problems: Spectroscopy Takes FlightRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | R & D

    Spectral sensing is so pervasive that most take it for granted. Even miniature spectrometers-at one time an almost subversive technology-have been embraced by late adopters.


  5. 2.6 magnitude earthquake recorded in Santa Clara, Monterey Counties SaturdayRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | Contra Costa Times

    Two earthquakes shook parts of Santa Clara and Monterey counties along the San Andreas Fault on Saturday and a stronger one hit this morning next to the fault in Humboldt County, according to the U.S. Geological Survey. A 2.6-magnitude quake was recorded at 8:16 a.m. Saturday in unincorporated Santa Clara County about 4 miles east of the east foothills outside San Jose and at a depth of 4.3 miles, the USGS reported.


  6. Record interest in Danish oil and gas licensing roundRead the original story

    3 hrs ago | Reuters

    ... in a statement. Oil and gas exploration and production from the Danish part of the North Sea is difficult due to geology characterised by chalk fields with high porosity but low permeability, meaning it is tough to coax oil out of the rock. For that ...


  7. Massive tome lists benefits, impacts of proposed Nunavut uranium mineRead the original story

    4 hrs ago | Nunatsiaq News

    ... elevated levels of arsenic and chromium, and to a lesser degree mercury and cadmium, as a result of the surrounding geology. But Areva says that discharge from the mine site's water treatment facilities could affect surface water quality and ...


  8. Correction from Source: Ginguro Provides Exploration Update on Pardo JVRead the original story

    5 hrs ago | Sys-Con Media

    ... and average grades of all channels sampled at the Godzilla Zone, as well as maps and a section illustrating the geology and channel sample locations, can be found on the Company's website at . Currently, field crews are mapping the ...


  9. Sao Paulo Eyes Reserve as Taps Run DryRead the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | Criminal Report Daily

    Take a tour of some of the most impressive geological features around the world, as Earth Science Week kicks off worldwide. Above, a special landform at Zhangye Danxia Landform Geological Park, in northwest China's Gansu Province, formed from reddish sandstone that has been eroded over time into a series of mountains surrounded by curvaceous cliffs and many unusual rock formations.


  10. Ginguro Provides Exploration Update on Pardo JV; Samples 3.4 g/t Gold Over 25 Metres on Godzilla ZoneRead the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | Market Wire

    ... at the Godzilla Zone appears to have an average true thickness of approximately 4 metres . Maps illustrating the geology and channel sample locations can be found on the Company's website at . Field crews are continuing the work of ...


  11. Presidential visit helps India establish presence in key Arctic regionRead the original story

    7 hrs ago |

    With the resource-rich Arctic region becoming the focus of heightened attention, President Pranab Mukherjee's visit to the two Nordic countries of Norway and Finland last week was a crucial step by India to assert its "willingness to have a strong presence in the Arctic Council and to work closely with" the eight countries of the region. Mukherjee, who paid a six-day visit to the two countries from Oct 12, was also the first Indian president to cross the Arctic Circle when he visited the village of Santa Claus in the Finnish town of Rovaniemi.


  12. Prof.'s curiosity led to new dinosaur discoveryRead the original story

    8 hrs ago | The Daily Lobo

    ... he said. While he remained interested in science over the years, Moore said he did not retain an interest in geology or paleontology. At age 16, when students in the United Kingdom typically choose an academic specialty, he intended to study physics ...


  13. Reskilling key for Rio Tinto's automation and big data successRead the original story w/Photo

    9 hrs ago | ZDNet

    ... It enables the company to drive efficiencies in its operations through the analysis of the data on the trucks, the geology of the sites, the fuel efficiency, and any other data the company has. According to John McGagh, head of innovation at Rio ...


  14. New tracers can identify frack fluids in the environmentRead the original story w/Photo

    14 hrs ago | EurekAlert!

    Scientists have developed new geochemical tracers that can identify hydraulic fracturing flowback fluids that have been spilled or released into the environment. The tracers, which were created by a team of U.S. and French researchers, have been field-tested at a spill site in West Virginia and downstream from an oil and gas brine wastewater treatment plant in Pennsylvania.


  15. PetroChina on course to beat 2015 Sichuan shale output targetRead the original story

    14 hrs ago | World Oil

    ... (65 million yuan) at present, which should come down following large-scale drilling and better understanding of the geology, said Zhou Zhibin, deputy general manager at Southwest Oil & Gasfield. The company has about 3.9 Tcm of shale gas reserves in ...


  16. Geothermal power industry lost steam but may be poised for comebackRead the original story w/Photo

    14 hrs ago | Los Angeles Times

    Insulated pipes carry superheated water to the EnergySource geothermal energy plant on the Salton Sea. Geothermal power was once king of California's renewable energy.


  17. Why is Gold Mining Such a Crappy Business?Read the original story

    14 hrs ago | Safehaven

    ... demand results in far more money making its way into gold-related investments than can be used efficiently. 3. Geology exacerbates the difficulty of putting a flood of new money to work in an efficient manner in the gold-mining industry, in that ...


  18. Asbestos likely more widespread than previously thoughtRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Science Daily

    ... "These minerals were found where one wouldn't expect or think to look," said Rodney Metcalf, associate professor of geology at the University of Nevada, Las Vegas, and co-researcher of the study. The naturally occurring asbestos was found in Boulder ...


  19. Renaissance Gold Exploration UpdateRead the original story

    Feb 18, 2014 | Business Wire

    Renaissance Gold Inc. is pleased to summarize current year exploration progress and plans for the upcoming months. On February 18, 2014, RenGold announced an agreement with Newmont USA Limited to explore the Wood Hills South project, an extension of the Pequop gold district in Elko County, Nevada.


  20. Bermuda Triangle Mystery Could Be SolvedRead the original story w/Photo

    15 hrs ago | International Business Times

    A new report has made suggestions that several mysterious craters found in Siberia could be linked to the mysteries surrounding the Bermuda Triangle. Scientists who were not involved in the report said that the sink hole mechanism did not explain the vanishings in the Bermuda triangle.