5 Ways to Create an Environmentally Friendly Mining Area

5 Ways to Create an Environmentally Friendly Mining Area

1. Closing illegal and unregulated mines

In context with enforcing regulations and maintaining steadfast legislation regarding a mine’s behavior and processes, the strict and swift closing of illegal or unregulated mining activity will set an environmental precedent within the industry.

For example, before 2010, most mines in China were completely unregulated when it came to the environment and the shortcomings it was bringing to surrounding Chinese areas. After years of lax regulation and undisciplined treatment of illegal, unpermitted mines, China’s government responded to a wave of public protest and partly in its own self-interest enacted new policy measures for greener mining. These […]

Cobwebs Construction

Cobwebs Construction

Katama Suryabumi Corporation which is engaged in technological innovation of construction and agribusiness, has developed and has being the holder of new technology patent in field of design, one of which is the system of Cobwebs Construction (CC). The system incorporates a flat plate concrete foundation system with the soil improvement system which makes it sturdy, earthquake friendly, and economical.

 

 

Prof. Dr. Ir. T Abdul Aziz Djajaputra, Professor of Geotechnical ITB said, “The cobwebs construction is a more rigid and more efficient shallow foundation system, in terms of its material. The other advantages of the system is good horizontal […]

Hydraulic Fracturing

Hydraulic Fracturing

Hydraulic Fracturing, also called hydro fracturing, hydro fracking, fracking, or fraccing is a technique of oil mining. It was tested for the first time in 1947 and success to be applied commercially in the next 3 years. In 2012, there were 2.5 billion oil mining using hydraulic fracturing around the world.

 

Basically, this technique is divided into 3 main stage.

Well digging

Well digging is done by crushing rocks with high-pressure liquids pumping and drills with diamond eye. The pumping is intended to softer the rock which make it easier to be crushed, and the drill is intended to make a hole in […]

Why Does Iron Ore’s Price Drop?

Why Does Iron Ore’s Price Drop?

In last September-October, iron ore’s price is dropping about 20%. Even though the price reached the peak in February : USD 90 per ton. The price is increasing in February, June, and August according to report, but soon falling down. What is the reason?

It is because of China’s iron ore demand.

Government of China planned to mandate a significant cut of steel production in the country during winter to decrease pollution. This could decrease steel production about 30 million tons and decrease iron ore consumption about 50 million tons.

The immediate demand decreasing surely impacts Western Australia, which is the largest producer and […]

Unique Facts Of Coal

Unique Facts Of Coal

Coal is a combustible black or brownish-black semidentary rock, composed primarily of carbon along with variable quantities of other elements, such as hydrogen, sulfur, oxygen, and nitrogen. Coal is extracted from the ground by coal mining and has been used as energy resource. Here is some unique facts about coal.

Do you know Titanic? Yes, the British passenger liner that sank in the North Atlantic Ocean in 1912 and was main idea of the famous American epic romance-disaster film by James Cameron. The ship’s coal stores had been burning for weeks before set sail which damaging the starboard side of the […]

5 Unique Facts of Bali Mandara Toll Road

5 Unique Facts of Bali Mandara Toll Road

Bali is a well-known island in Indonesia for its forested volcanic mountains, iconic rice paddies, beaches, and coral reefs. This island has religious sites, such as Uluwatu Temple, also beautiful and famous beach side city named Kuta, Seminyak, Sanur, and Nusa Dua.

This famous tourist spot is now accessible with toll over the sea since 2013. Not only as Indonesia’s first toll built on the sea, this road also has other unique facts.

Before named Bali Mandara, Made Mangku Pastika as the Governor of Bali proposed two names, Bali Mandara and Soekarno-Hatta.
The construction process of 12,7 km toll […]