Two technology companies that take laboratory efficiency and workplace safety to a new level have pooled their expertise to help automate one of the more labour intensive and risky elements involved in the mineral sampling process.
With Australia having a vast wealth of mineral resources and mining being a key factor in the nations’ economy, understanding mineral deposits is of key importance.
As sustainable processing of the world’s natural resources is becoming a norm within the industries, Metso Outotec is driving the transformation.
Outotec has been awarded a contract by Gold Fields for the delivery of process equipment to their Salares Norte greenfield gold project in the Atacama region of Northern Chile. The contract value booked in Outotec's 2020 second quarter order intake is approximately EUR 14 million.
It has been fifty years since the lunar landing. Buehler equipment served a key role in the analysis of the first lunar rocks.
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An international research team including Curtin University scientists has documented the ‘ghost’ of an undiscovered mineral at two ancient meteorite impact craters.
Ivan Zhidkov and Ernst Kurmaev, Department of Electrophysics, Institute of Physics and Technology, Ural Federal University, in collaboration with coworkers from Skoltech, the Institute of Problems of Chemical Physics of the Russian Academy of Sciences and Moscow State University, have determined unknown properties of perovskite solar cells.
Scientists at the Nagoya Institute of Technology (NITech) in Japan have shown that a particular material can serve as an effective battery component for sodium-ion batteries that will compete with lithium-ion batteries for various characteristics of the battery, in particular, the speed of charge.
Researchers for a long time believed that the lower mantle was made up of bridgmanite (Mg, Fe)SiO3 and magnesiowüstite (Mg, Fe)O, in which Fe2+ resides. This view was revised when experiments proved that Fe2+ simply cannot exist at the temperature and pressure of the lower mantle.
A new study by researchers at NASA and Binghamton University, State University of New York, could result in a substantial decrease in flight times.