Tag Archives: Mining

Uganda: Mining Royalty Defaulters Named

By Flavia Nalubega The Ministry of Energy and Mineral Development has published a list of mineral license holders who have not paid fees for mineral exploration, development and production. The list indicates that fees for 174 exploration, location, retention and mining licenses have not been paid amounting to eight hundred and fifty million shillings (USD257,000). […]

Coal production using mountaintop removal mining decreases by 62% since 2008

July 7, 2015 Source: U.S. Energy Information Administration, based on the Mine Safety and Health Administration, the Office of Surface Mining Reclamation and Enforcement, and state agenciesNote: Production excludes refuse coal. Coal production data for 2014 are preliminary. Coal production from mines with mountaintop removal (MTR) permits has declined since 2008, more than the downward […]

Waterjetting 22a – Mining horizontal coal

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Over the last few posts I have discussed some of the problems that arise in dealing with the use of waterjets in mining coal, when the material mined has to be collected and transported away from the face where the coal is extracted. I thought I would follow on that thread in a few more […]

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