The technology needed for mining water ice on the moon and converting it into fuel is pretty straight forward. Various groups are already making the actual needed hardware.
The new Scooptram ST7 Battery from Epiroc has been developed based on a customer need, namely that the cost for ventilation in deep mining is really high. If you can reduce that cost by lowering emissions, than there is a lot of money to be saved. So
The maximum distance for asteroid mining 3 million miles (0.03 AU) with current technology. The corresponding delta-V is 437 meters per second. The near earth asteroids that are in range should contain more than one million liters of water.
A federal fund to help U.S. coal miners disabled by black lung disease will require a multibillion-dollar taxpayer bailout if Congress does not extend or increase the tax on coal production that funds it, according to a government report on Monday.
US Federal Communications Commission (FCC) revealed in an official "notification of harmful interference" document that a bitcoin mining facility based in Brooklyn, New York interfered with T-Mobile's LTE network by sending harmful radio emissi
Privacy-centric cryptocurrency Monero has declared war on ASIC manufacturers.
Since the 1990s, the Colorado School of Mines has been a leading institution for the study of space resources and in situ resource utilization (ISRU).
Varying estimates of lithium deposits could provide lithium for anything from a further 100 million cars -- about 10 percent of the global auto fleet -- to 10 billion or more.
Fully automated mining and factories and advanced robotics on the moon and asteroids could be leveraged for the exponential development of space. Here we review some of the developments of robotics for mining and factories on earth.
THERE'S SOMETHING NEW to add to your fun mental list of invisible internet dangers. Joining classic favorites like adware and spyware comes a new, tricky threat called "cryptojacking," which secretly uses your laptop or mobile device to mine cr
Guest Host Dr. Phranq Tamburri, In Studio for the Declare Your Independence with Ernest Hancock Show - Jim Briscoe (Liberty Star Uranium & Metals) on mining - Ernest Hancock & Tim Picciott Skype in from the Nexus Earth Conference in Aspen, CO
Robert Anthony Peters (Actor; Producer; Director) speaking at Nexus Earth Conf on Libertarian perspective of the world; How to Change the Industry Within
Last weekend, a tribunal held by indigenous communities in Gualaquiza, in the Amazon headwaters region of Ecuador, accused the nation's first large scale mining operation of major human and environmental abuses.
Mining data reviewed by The Associated Press show that production through May is up by at least 121 million tons, or 6 percent, for the three countries compared to the same period last year. The change is most dramatic in the U.S., where coal mining
Last year, the EPA spilled massive amounts of gold mining waste into the Animas river near the Navajo Nation reservation, turning the entire river yellow. Now, the Navajo is suing the government for on-going damages to their health and the enviro
Shawn Perger is based in Vancouver Canada and has worked in the international financial markets for 30 years with a primary focus on mining. For the last 15 years, he has worked with mainly silver companies in corporate finance and communications ca