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    The principal issues include increasing production, declining ore grades (or quality), increased open cut mining and associated waste rock or overburden and remaining economic resources. Combined, these aspects are critical in quantifying the scale or footprint of mining, and also underpins the sustainability of mining.

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     · The mining of rare earth metals, used in everything from smart phones to wind turbines, has long been dominated by China. But as mining of these key elements spreads to countries like Malaysia and Brazil, scientists warn of the dangers of the toxic and radioactive waste generated by the mines and processing plants.

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  • Geology of Quartz Deposits

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  • Facts and Figures of the Canadian Mining Industry

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    Lithium mining: What you should know about the contentious issue. Electric cars are significant contributors to climate protection – but the mining of lithium for the batteries is often criticized. The discussion focuses on the extraction of raw materials in the South American salt deserts. Questions and answers for a more informed debate.

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     · Deputy Leader of the Nationals Bridge McKenzie said there are 54,000 people employed in the thermal coal industry, but is the number that high? RMIT ABC Fact Check investigates.

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    Gem Fossicking Australia provides free information about fossicking for gemstones in Australia. Including detailed information about where to go to find precious gemstones. Other information includes Jewellery making and Lapidary related information. This is a community focused site and members are able to contribute their own articles and news items to help build a fantastic resource for the ...

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    Mining accidents and disasters are preventable. It is a tragedy that history is often repeated and the lessons from previous accidents and disasters seem to be forgotten or ignored. The Mining Warden''s Inquiry Report into the Moura No.2 Mine disaster in 1994 found:

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    Agriculture clearing and overgrazing Because of clearing activities for agricultural land, around 13% of Australia''s original vegetation has been removed since European settlement. Overgrazing is one of the main pressures on biodiversity in Australia. Grazing and various agricultural improvement strategies have modified vast areas of grasslands and open grassy woodlands.

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    The Department for Energy and Mining (DEM) acknowledges Aboriginal people as the First Nations Peoples of South Australia. We recognise and respect the cultural connections as the Traditional Owners and occupants of the land and waters of South Australia, and that they continue to make a unique and irreplaceable contribution to the State.

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     · Mineral and Petroleum Exploration, Australia. Quarterly statistics on mineral and petroleum exploration expenditure by private organisations in Australia. Reference period. …

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  • Silicosis in mining and quarrying in South Australia

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    Even with detailed advanced exploration at closely spaced intervals, mining operations have been affected by many problems, such as gas outbursts, water inundations, dangerous strata conditions, and severe operational problems, that can result in injuries to personnel, as well as major losses of equipment and decreases in production.

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    Tracking the trends 2021 looks beyond the pandemic and focusses on how the longer-term trends in the industry are impacted and what new trends are on the horizon. A central narrative emerged from this year''s report, namely the issue of trust between the mining industry and its wider set of stakeholders. The industry is at an important juncture.

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    Mining. The mining industry has made significant improvements in health and safety over the last decade, reducing the incidence rates of both fatalities and serious injuries. However, the mining industry still has one of the highest rates of fatalities of any industry. In the 12 years to 2015, the fatality rate in the mining industry decreased ...

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    Postal address : P.O. Box 7 Wundowie, Western Australia, 6560. Email : [email protected] Website Notice. Australian Outback Mining Pty. Ltd. A.C.N. 118 924 548 2003 - 2009. The information featured on this website is the copyright of Australian Outback Mining Pty. Ltd. unless otherwise indicated. You may re-use the information on this ...

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