HD Mining’s Murray River Project, a proposed six million ton per year (6 Mtpa) metallurgical coal mine, would be Canada’s first longwall mine. It will target coal deposits between 1300 and 2600 feet deep and run underneath the Murray River, about eight miles southwest of Tumbler Ridge in the Canadian province of British Columbia.
There’s Life After the Mine: Beautiful Park Reclaimed from Coal Mine
Detractors assert that decommissioned coal mines can become an eyesore and a health hazard, but the Red Hills Mine’s reclamation proves them wrong.
The Natural Gas Extraction Industry Is Boosting Sand Mining
Shale gas fracking in the U.S.is a sand-hungry enterprise, and as of late it has been driving demand for high quality sand through the roof. But the health effects of respirable crystalline silica cannot be ignored.
How Much Energy Does the World Need?
For some time now I’ve been greatly concerned with the global population’s rapidly growing energy needs and our present failures to meet them. Then I stumbled across this fascinating new video on Extract, the World Coal Association’s official blog, and my concerns only deepened.
How Will Nevada’s New Mining Tax Laws Affect Business?
The passage of Question 2 on the Nevada state ballot will remove 150-year-old constitutional provisions for the kind of mining that allows for high salaries, increased revenue, and the industry’s overall success.