The impact mining has on deforestation of the Amazon rainforest is much greater...
Mining’s big environmental footprint in the Amazon
The impact mining has on deforestation of the Amazon rainforest is much greater than previously thought, according to a new study by the University of Vermont. What are the major components of mining’s huge environmental footprint in the Amazon, and what can be done to improve the situation?
VAMOS: accessing abandoned mine sites with underwater robots
EU project VAMOS is designing and building an underwater mining system to take advantage of minerals trapped in flooded mines. How does the system work and what could it mean for accessing resources that have been cut off?
Duratray Works with Kuhn to Deliver Lithium-Ion Powered Truck
Duratray International has collaborated with energy group Kuhn for delivery of a fully environment-friendly lithium-ion powered truck, which is now beginning trials in Switzerland.
ZappShelters: Container Storage
As Zappshelters are classed as temporary structures, they can often be installed wherever containers can be situated without the need for planning consent. This, coupled with attractive costs, means that they often outweigh permanent structures, with significant savings.
Managing Diesel Particulates using ‘Measured Maintenance’
This guide explores the challenges and health concerns faced by fine particle pollution caused by diesel vehicles, and how these challenges are overcome using the latest advances, best practices and technologies for diesel particulate analysis.
Keshi places order with UQM for explosion-proof E-drive systems
Chinese commercial mining vehicles manufacturer Keshi has placed an order with US-based UQM Technologies for explosion-proof E-drive systems.
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