Excessive rain in a small Manitoba town made the local airport’s gravel runway nearly unusable. Effective dust control can protect unpaved runways like this one from even the harshest conditions.
The reopening of the Black Diamond mine could signal a rebirth for Coal in the Pacific Northwest, as miners return to Washington State for the first time since 2006.
Facing financial constraints as a result of to state and federal budget cuts, one Michigan town is considering converting their deteriorating paved roads to gravel.
Japan is taking a second look at coal, and the industry likes what it sees. With demand for electricity surging and marked improvements designed to reduce emissions coming to mining technologies, Japan is ready to invest in the next generation of coal.
Capitalizing on popular interest in outer space mining, the Colorado School of Mines has plans to unveil a program that would prepare the first generation of extraterrestrial miners.