Mining

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Scientists have developed an early warning system that can prevent deaths in South Africa's mines

Scientists from South Africa's Council for Scientific and Industrial Research (CSIR) have developed an early warning system that could assist in preventing mining deaths. The early warning and monitoring system called RockPulse constantly monitors rock-mass for micro-seismicity. RockPulse along with another robot developed by the CSIR called Monster will be

De Beers is working on a blockchain solution to record the origins of every diamond mined and sold

De Beers Group, a group of companies involved in diamond exploration, diamond mining, diamond retail, diamond trading and industrial diamond manufacturing, is working on a blockchain technology solution that will provide a single, tamper-proof and permanent digital record for every diamond registered on the platform. The aim of the project

The Democratic Republic of Congo will double taxes on cobalt mining soon

The Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) will soon be doubling taxes on cobalt mining. The DRC government hopes that the increased taxes on cobalt and other minerals will help it collect sufficient revenues to pay public servants and fund the country's social projects. The DRC holds over 60% of the