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7 Fun Facts About the Mining Industry

Around the world, countries of all shapes and sizes depend on the vast wealth of resources waiting just underneath the surface of the planet. For centuries, mankind has used mining techniques as the basis for...
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Why are diamonds valuable?

In late 2015, the world paused in awe over the discovery of a 1,111-carat diamond that was unearthed in Botswana’s Karowe mine. It was the largest discovery of such a diamond in more than a century....
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Bulk Processing Equipment: Sand and Gravel

Most everyone has seen a sandbox in a park or walked along a gravel path from one location to another. But have you ever wondered where that sand and gravel came from? It turns out these granular...
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Demand for Fiberglass Could Boost Glass Recycling

Recycled glass goes into everything from dishware to building insulation and is a significant part of the recycling market. Glass recycling in America has been up and down, but the growing demand for recycled...
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Holiday Waste Facts: How to Prevent Extra Garbage

Did you know that the average person throws away 25 percent more trash in the few weeks between Thanksgiving and New Year’s than any other time of the year? Just because the holiday season is going to bring...

Celebrating National Miner’s Day

On December 6th, people across the country will have the opportunity to stop and say a little thank you to the men and women who work in our nation’s mining industry. National Miner’s Day commemorates the...

Looking Ahead at Copper Mining Trends in 2017

Copper hit a depression in 2016—but strangely, it appears to be a strong metal for the long haul. And, one could say, copper mining trends are worth their weight in gold: the red metal’s sales output has...