Mining & Energy

ESCN Update

The latest episode of Land & Water's Erosion and Sediment Control Network (ESCN) TV news is available online. This week's topics: controlling erosion and stormwater runoff on landfill caps; exemptions for stormwater permits to homebuilders; and modified riprap. Watch it online. Learn more here.; »

AMCOL International (Parent Company of CETCO) Announces Purchase of Australian Bentonite Mining Rights and Porocessing Facility

AMCOL International Corporation (NYSE: ACO) today announced it has bought Australian mining rights from Phoslock Water Solutions. A processing facility, located in Miles, Queensland was also purchased which will managed & operated by Volclay Pty. Ltd. Larry Washow, AMCOL president and chief executive officer, said, “The investment is complementary to our existing bentonite business which has been... »

Conference Participation

ENGEPOL will be participating of the largest mining fair in Latin America - EXPOMIN 2006. The EXPOMIN 2006 will be held 23-27 May 2006 in the Espacio Riesco, Santiago, Chile. Your visit at ENGEPOL booth number 39C will be highly appreciated. If you require a free invitation, please feel free to contact ENGEPOL by calling their mobile phone number +55 11 9179 5906 as from 23 May. Learn more here.; »

The Next Big Thing?

According to Iceland Review, borehole samples in Iceland indicate that gold may be mined there. Studies are on-going as to whether the gold content in the rock is significant enough to justify and pay for the processing. Geosynthetic containment systems have become vital to controlling mining-related pollution while creating efficiencies in the processing system: product is not lost. Learn more he... »

ASTM Updates

3 New Approved Standards and 1 Work Item (the withdrawl of D276-00a) for this week. »

NAUE News

Read NAUE News Issue 24 - June 2005 at the "continued" link below. Features include: 4th German Geosynthetics Colloquium review, national and international projects, articles: Long-term Service Lifetime of Bentofix® GCLs, and Secugrid® Reinforced Soils, as well as a schedule of shows and conferences. »

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