Mining is an activity to extract valuable materials from the earth. The unearthed materials cannot be grown through agricultural processes or created in lab or factory, in other words: non-renewable resources. The harder in finding the material, the higher it’s price. Mining industry has started since a long time ago and spread over many countries. There are big mining companies with many mining site in several areas, such as Glencore, BHP Billiton, Rio Tinto, China Shenhua Energy, etc. Do you ever feel curious how they can grow to be such big companies now? What should your company do to grow […]
Minerals are encountered every day in daily life, from the quartz of watch you wear to gemstones on your jewelry. Minerals are also used in many industries and have been mined out since long time ago. There are many minerals have been discovered, some of them are famous of their unique, size, price, etc. One of the famous minerals is Cullinan Diamond, the largest uncut diamond (hardest mineral) ever discovered and crafted into The Royal Sceptre and Imperial State Crown of Great Britain.
Here are 5 natures of mineral that you may not realize before:
As you know, minerals are not […]
Uranium is one of the most expensive mining product in the world. Uranium, with symbol U and atomic number 92 in periodic table, is a radioactive element which has unstable isotopes. It occurs naturally in low concentrations of a few parts per million in soil, rock and water. Without delaying any further, here are 10 facts of Uranium.
Has quite high melting point : 2,075o F (1,135o C) and high boiling point : 7,468 o F (4,131 o C).
Was discovered by Martin Heinrich Klaproth, a German chemist in 1789.
However, it has been known since at least AD 79 (uranium oxide was used as […]
The unstable price of mining products, such as coal in 2017, as well as the rising costs for operations make mining companies have to think of the most effective and efficient strategy to survive. One of them is having efficient cost management.
By maximize the use of assets, the costs for repair or renew asset can be reduced. That’s why, effective and efficient asset management is needed. By implementing a scheduled asset maintenance, starting form inspection and periodic maintenance, company can monitor the condition of assets and can handle quickly if there’s a damage. Easy example, we need to check our teeth […]
There are many kind of mining products around the world. There are some which have high price to get, one of them is gold. But, do you know the other products which has higher price than gold? Here, the top 5 most expensive mining products around the world.
A radioactive chemical element with symbol Pu and atomic number 94. Plutonium is a rare radioactive element of transuranic nuclides and white-silvery actinide. This very reactive, rare, and dangerous element is the basic material of nuclear weapons, making it is the most expensive mining products in the world. The impact of nuclear weapons […]