Using Microbes for Mining
December 2004 by StaffAn innovative project enlisting bacteria for minerals recovery has drawn praise from researchers as it begins its second phase.
Only the famous Kennecott copper mine was able to continue operating through the Depression owing to the exceptional richness of its ore.
One of the oldest sayings we all learned as children was “Water, water, everywhere, but not a drop to drink.” Following developments during the past month, we might rephrase that as “Questions, questions, everywhere, but not an answer to truly trust.”
Their Prairie Creek project, located in the Mackenzie Mountains of the Northwest Territories of Canada, has a history dating back nearly eighty years when silver and zinc were first discovered there, and includes the involvement of...
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• Reopening closed areas
MSHA (Mine Safety and Health Administration) reports that a pair of miners used oxygen-supplying self-rescue devices to save two of their co-workers who were in danger of suffocation at the Ohio Valley Coal Company's Powhatan No.6 mine near St. Clairsville, Ohio.
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