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Mining News, Mining Companies & Market Information

Mining News, Mining Companies & Market Information

Mining news and commentary from around the globe. Daily updates on gold and commodity prices, exploration, mine development and mining company activities.

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So you think you're tough? Getting serious about gender in

So you think you're tough? Getting serious about gender in

The mining industry has been tackling the issue of gender for almost 25 years. But very little has changed. So you think youre tough Getting serious about gender in mining brings together many of Dean Laplonges ideas and consulting experiences on gender and mining. In this book, he criticises the mining industrys obsession with women in mining, and bemoans the lack of attention

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Mining

Mining

Mining is the extraction of valuable minerals or other geological materials from the earth, usually from an orebody, lode, vein, seam, reef or placer deposit.These deposits form a mineralized package that is of economic interest to the miner. Ores recovered by mining include metals, coal, oil shale, gemstones, limestone, chalk, dimension stone, rock salt, potash, gravel, and clay.

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Mining accident

Mining accident

A mining accident is an accident that occurs during the process of mining minerals.Thousands of miners die from mining accidents each year, especially from underground coal mining, although hard rock mining is not immune from accidents. Coal mining is considered much more hazardous than hard rock mining due to flat lying rock strata, generally incompetent rock, the presence of methane gas,

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