Clap! The sound a big volume of mining proceedings made when it landed on my desk this morning. Dropped from on high, this volume is the collection of technical papers from an International Symposium on closure of uranium mines at Wismut in Germany. If you haven’t heard of Wismut, then I suggest you get a quick bit of background information from a previous posting on ithinkmining . I have trawled the internet in search of an electronic copy of the preceedings but I can’t seem to come up with any. If anyone has a link, let me know and I’ll repost it. (more…)
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In the last week of May, folk will gather at this conference: Remediation of Uranium Mining and Processing Sites – Sustainability and Long Term Aspects. This is the part of the story that I know: (more…)
A weekend of opera. Saturday morning’s five-hour-long Tristan and Isolde live from the Met by high definition satellite to the local cinema. A feast of splendor about love induced by lust and potion–with all the emotions that betrayal and adultery attend.
Dreseden Opera House – Photo by By Uncle Budda — see flickr.