Live today on EduMine is a new course: Introduction to Groundwater Modeling for Mines and Mining. The authors are myself and Bernard Brixel. Murray Fredlund and his folk at SoilVision contributed good computer models. (more…)
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The Westward Look hotel sits proud in the foothills of Tucson. Down in the flats, the lights of the city sparkle and shine like a sea of energy washing over the privileged. You know that somewhere in the pinpoints of light somebody is being robbed, beaten, raped, and maybe killed. But violence is not the predominant activity. Civil order is probably the norm. (more…)
Just released is a new InfoMine map of the major mines and metallurgical facilities in Europe. You can find it to order at this link.
Two other sites on European mines are:
- euromine: European Association of Mining Industries, Metal Ores & Industrial Minerals.
- Roman Mines in Europe.
I was amazed to see the many mines in Europe on this new map. Just what percentage of the European economy is from mining? If you know, let us know. Thanks.
From the CostMine 2011 Survey of Canadian Mine Salaries, Wages, and Benefits, here are some average hourly wages. For selected job categories, I provide three numbers. The first is the average on Canadian metal mines; the second on industrial mineral mines; and the third is on fossil fuel mines. (more…)