Monthly Archives: November 2020

Round Mountain’s death involved a bulldozer | Mining

DAILY ELKO A preliminary report from the United States Mine Safety and Health Administration indicates that a 58-year-old man was operating a bulldozer when he was killed at the Round Mountain mine in November. MSHA wrote that Robert Larson was pushing blasted rock from a bench to a front loader, …

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OfflineTV member Michael Reeves automates surface mining in Minecraft with bots

OfflineTV member Michael Reeves used mods in Minecraft to automate strip mining for the OTV server. This allows him to accumulate resources without having to manually search for them underground. Surface mining is a popular strategy in Minecraft which allows players to find all the resources in an area by …

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Skycatch survey system sums up aerial intelligence

San Francisco-based startup Skycatch is the first company to deliver an end-to-end real-time kinematics (RTK) drone survey system. in 20 countries. “We have the technology to retrieve data and achieve high accuracy with drones,” Christian Sanz, founder and CEO of San Francisco-based Skycatch, told MINING.COM. “We spent much of the …

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Win a battle but not the war against surface mining

Catholic bishops in the Philippines have long struggled against surface mining – a surface method of extracting rock or minerals from an open pit, otherwise known as a “borrow” or careers “. Holes are drilled to check if rocks or soil contain minerals. If minerals such as gold or copper …

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