New site features dynamic search of technical reports and access to information on sustainability
FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla., Oct. 14, 2020 /PRNewswire/ — Prospector, a search engine for the mining industry, has launched a new website that provides a more advanced and free search capability for its revolutionary platform, complete with more information and advanced ability to search through a percentage of the thousands of mining technical (43-101) reports accessible within their portal. The Company, a wholly-owned subsidiary of mining investment company Analog Gold, believes this new site provides a glimpse into what subscribers can find in the Prospector Portal.
Prospector is an AI-enabled technology platform built to modernize the way investors and researchers search for and access information about mining. Prospector draws data from various public exchanges such as TMX Datalinx, which operates the Toronto Stock Exchange and represents nearly 50% of publicly traded mining projects globally.
Oct. 8 (UPI) — In a newly published policy paper, a pair of Canadian scientists warn that the United States is angling to establish itself as the de facto gatekeeper of the moon and other celestial bodies.
Earlier this year, NASA published a new set of rules for lunar mining and other space activities, dubbing the voluntary guidelines the “Artemis Accords.”
Aaron Boley and Michael Byers, authors of the new Science paper, argue that the Artemis Accords are part of a concerted effort by the U.S. and NASA to set a legal precedent for space-based resource extraction.
“It’s not the Artemis Accords alone that are problematic,” Michael Byers, professor of global politics and international law at the University of British Columbia, told UPI in an email. “Rather, it’s the ongoing and concerted U.S. diplomatic effort to promote national regulation of space mining and to proceed with resource extraction before a
Deal talks around Tesla acquiring Nevada-based mining company Cypress Development Corp. have fallen through, Bloomberg first reported.
As the company shifts its plan, it now has the rights to mine Lithium on its own in the state, according to the report.
The automaker has access to 10,000 acres of “lithium-rich clay deposits,” in Nevada, where the company already has a Gigafactory.
The company hopes producing Lithium on a large scale will help keep battery costs low and enable it to finish a $25,000 Tesla in “about three years.”
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Tesla was recently holding acquisition talks with a Nevada-based mining company to advance its ambitious plan to source lithium from clay deposits in the US, but the electric-car company was unable to reach a deal and has since secured the rights needed to legally mine the raw material on its own in the state, Bloomberg’s
Growing demand for metals necessary for the transition to a low carbon future will lead to more mining in high-risk areas, according to University of Queensland research.
Dr. Éléonore Lèbre and researchers from UQ’s Sustainable Minerals Institute identified mining “hotspots” by looking at areas where competition over mining resources such as water and land is likely to negatively impact surrounding communities.
“Past research has raised concerns about the environmental, social and governance pressures that come from increased mining but they have never assessed the risks on a global scale using quantitative data,” Dr. Lèbre said.
“By applying seven categories of risk—three environmental, three social and one governance indicator—we were able to map where these mining hotspots would exist and the metals involved. All the metals we analyzed are necessary for the transition to a low-carbon future. Some
Technavio has been monitoring the manganese mining market and it is poised to grow by 5,385.13 K tons during 2020-2024, progressing at a CAGR of almost 5% during the forecast period. The report offers an up-to-date analysis regarding the current market scenario, latest trends and drivers, and the overall market environment.
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