I have always been fascinated by the role mining played in the glory that was Athens and hence the whole western world we enjoy. I only wish somebody would write an intense history of Athens focussed on the mining and the role it played in the rise and fall of Athens.Sadly, most commenters end back up saying mine responsibly. Vague and hard to do. (more…)
Posts Tagged ‘Rosemont Copper’
Posted in brandy, California, Mining history, People, tagged ahtens. solver mining, cannon mine, castel mountain, harry reid, karen agogino, mining history, mountain pass, Rosemont Copper, Royal Mountain King, UMTRA, urte barker on November 17, 2014 | 2 Comments »
Late Saturday and I am browsing the internet. Here is an amazing report that I chanced on.
It deals with the Rosemont copper project to-be in Arizona. It is called the Infiltration, Seepage, Fate and Transport Modeling Report.
It is more than 400 pages long, so download it and read it, and wonder at the cost to produce. Should we be doing this for all mines?
Posted in consulting, Enviromental, Environment, Human relations and mining, mining, Tailings, Waste Rock, tagged eia, EIS, environmenal impact, mining, Rosemont Copper on March 15, 2012 | 2 Comments »
Integral to any new mine or expansion of a mine is the preparation of an Environmental Impact Assessment (EIA). If you seek to significantly expand the mine’s tailings, waste rock, or heap leach facilities, you may have to prepare a new or supplemental EIA. Here are references to and extacts from some documents that we recently collected from the web. I do not provide links—you can easiy find them via a Google search if you are inteested. (more…)
Posted in Human relations and mining, Investing & Finance, opera, People, tagged alternative mining indaba, ethical mining, Pebble Mine, Rosemont Copper, sex at dawn on February 19, 2012 | 1 Comment »
The cost to attend the South African Mining Indaba was R12,000. So there was another meeting called Alternative Mining Indaba. A report on that conference is at this link. The report is long and convoluted. I have difficulty in working out what their point is, but it is something to do with ethical mining. A quote: (more…)
Posted in About the news, Copper, environmental, Jobs and Salaries, Law (Mining), North America, People, tagged Arizona, cruz, hart, Rio Tinto, Rosemont Copper, state mining inspector on October 5, 2010 | 2 Comments »
Always on the lookout for strange and unusual happening in mining? Here is one from Arizona that caught my attention as I browsed through the blogs that mention mining. Seems the post of State Mining Inspector is on the ballot and, as you would expect, there is a challenger to the incumbent. (more…)