Mining

Propelling deep space flight with a new fuel source, Momentus prepares for liftoff

Mikhail Kokorich, the founder of Momentus, a new Y Combinator-backed propulsion technology developer for space flight, hadn’t always dreamed of going to the moon.<p>A physicist who graduated from Russia’s top-ranked Novosibirsk University, Kokorich was a serial entrepreneur in who grew up in Siberia …

Startups

Russian Asbestos Company Puts Trump’s Face on Their Product? Snopes says IT'S TRUE!

It seems like I read more and more unbelievable things that turn out to be true every day. This one shows just one more thing that Drumpf has gifted …

Donald Trump

Watch White Fang 2: Myth Of The White Wolf Online | Watch Full White Fang 2: Myth Of The White Wolf (1994) Online For Free

In order to save one of the last Alaskin native tribes, Fang bands together with a friend of his master to stop miners from destroying a sacred land.

Bands

Judge void SW Indiana city's local coal mining ban

BOONVILLE, Ind. (AP) — A special judge has voided a southwestern Indiana city's sweeping ban of coal mining within three miles of its city limits.<p>The …

Regulation

Terrafame mine wins building permit for battery chemicals plant

The north-eastern municipality of Sotkamo has decided to green-light a building permit for the state-owned mining company Terrafame to build a …

Finland

Never Before Seen Charts: Gold Mining Industry's Costs Are Higher Than Market Realizes

New information suggests that the cost to produce gold is much higher than what the market realizes. As the cost to produce gold has skyrocketed over …

Business

The numbers will tell the truth

By the end of today there may be a fairly clear indication of how much popular power Cosatu may have lost in recent years.<p>It will come with the …

Business (South Africa)

MAJOR ALERT: Bullion Banks Covered Massive Number Of Gold & Silver Shorts, But Here Is The Real Shocker!

Bullion banks covered a massive number of gold and silver shorts, but here is the real shocker!The post MAJOR ALERT: Bullion Banks Covered Massive …

Swiss Bank

Relatives fear for dead miners' kids

Kids

World's biggest miners want more copper but nobody's selling

It's the mining world's biggest dilemma: everyone's hunting for copper deals, but even the richest producers just can't pull the trigger.<p>The largest miners all say they're bullish on copper and looking for growth in the metal that's forecast to be in ever-greater demand as cities expand and …

Selling

SDCC ’18: Corey Doctorow Just Solved All Our Problems

<i>Cory Doctorow has a resume that’s longer than your arm. He is an author, activist, journalist and blogger. He writes non-fiction business books, is a</i> …

Cory Doctorow

Fundamentals Trumped By Trade Fears

2Q'18 Hard Assets Strategy Review<p>During the quarter, VanEck's hard assets strategy returned 4.69% (measured by <b>VanEck Global Hard Assets Fund, Class A</b></b> …

Investing

As black lung disease makes comeback, Trump seeks to weaken coal miner protections

New study finds 20 percent of tenured coal miners in central Appalachia have black lung disease.<p>After reaching a low point in the late 1990s, new …

Environmentalism

Coal Mining Photographed with a 100-Megapixel Camera

After reading about how mining-related injuries and deaths are systematically covered up by many authorities, Swedish photographer Sebastian Sardi …

Photography

Not Radical Islam, But Gold Fever Threatens Indonesia's Stability

<i>Authored by Marjolein Van Pagee via Oriental Review,</i><b>Last May,</b> headlines worldwide paid attention to the <b>suicide attacks in Surabaya, Indonesia.</b> …

Asia

Buyers make plans to enliven ghost town

In Cerro Gordo, there is a single saloon with swinging doors, two out-of-tune pianos and a mysterious bloodstain on the wall beneath three bullet holes.<p>It is one of Brent Underwood’s favorite places in the ghost town nestled in the Inyo Mountains, near Death Valley. Now that he owns it, Underwood …

Real Estate

Housing Starts Drop Sharply

July 20, 2018 8:10 p.m. ET<p>Dow Indicator | Preview<p><b>Housing starts in June plunged 12.3% from May, the largest monthly percentage drop in a year and a</b> …

Donald Trump

'I thank god I am alive': standing firm against mineral extraction in South Africa

As a child, Nonhle Mbuthuma would wake up in her family’s thatched hut listening to the waves crashing on South Africa’s Wild Coast , then go and play on the sand dunes, head off to school or help her parents cultivate sweet potatoes and bananas on the family plot.<p>Today, she can rarely stay in the …

South Africa

Tribe’s Lone Survivor Glimpsed in Amazon Jungle, Healthy and at Work

RIO DE JANEIRO — The lone survivor of an isolated tribe in the Brazilian Amazon, monitored and assisted from afar by the government for decades, looks healthy in a rare new video released this week, which shows him swinging an ax at a tree.<p>Anthropologists say the man, who is believed to be in his …

World News

Truly alone: Sole survivor of an Amazon tribe refuses all outside contact

If strangers with loud weapons and unfamiliar clothes killed everyone you ever knew, you might be reluctant to meet new people.<p>Brazil’s government …

World News

Isolated places around the world you can visit

North Pole

The Glaring Issue The Big Data World Is Facing — And How Blockchain Companies Are Looking To Solve It

Over the past year, I have become heavily involved in the world of blockchain.<p>In addition to advising a number of blockchain companies on their …

Blockchain

Shares of Cleveland-Cliffs Inc. Pop 10% as Second-Quarter Earnings Surge

Shares of the iron-ore miner trade higher Friday on a strong second quarter and management's belief the momentum is set to continue in 2019.<p>What …

Investing

D.C. Circuit Says Nuclear Regulator’s Policy Imposes ‘Catch-22'

A Canadian mining company’s bid to dig up uranium in the Black Hills of South Dakota has been paused by a federal appeals court.

South Dakota

Miners could be forced to look overseas if enrolments don't improve

CME’s new chief executive Paul Everingham allayed concerns of any current ‘panic or crisis’ but said if the sector didn’t make an effort to turn …

Study Skills

Black Canaries | 2018 Film Festival | PBS Online Film Festival

About the Film<p>Isolated, desperate, and haunted by his coal-stained birthright, Father continues his daily descent into the accursed Maple mine— even …

Film Festivals

Mining and Metals in a Sustainable World - Reports - World Economic Forum

Scoping Paper:<br>Mining and Metals in a<br>Sustainable World<p>World Economic Forum Mining & Metals Industry Partnership in collaboration with Accenture<p>Click …

World Economic Forum

New children's book Rising Water to tell story of Thai cave rescue

Atheneum Books for Young Readers, an imprint of Simon & Schuster, will publish <i>Rising Water: The Story of the Thai Cave Rescue</i>, a middle-grade …

J. Edgar Hoover

Trump Has This Sector in His Cross-Hairs: Here Are 3 “U-Stocks” to Profit Bigly

I used to worry a lot when it came to investing. Any time some crisis — or threat of a crisis — hit the newsfeeds, I always had severe anxiety about …

Uranium

Regulators and rivals ask: Is KPMG the next Enron or is it too big to fail?

<i>EDINBURGH — Some believe that corrupt auditor KPMG is like the Titanic seemed before it set sail on its maiden voyage – too big, too robust to sink.</i> …

South Africa