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Using an environmentally-conscious and cost-effective process, the researchers at the University of Kentucky have been able to extract 80% of the Rare Earth Elements found in coal.
Diamond Fields International will be resuming its controversial sea-floor mining after its sampling program has produced some encouraging results.
Air pollution mapping drones and clothes made out of coffee grounds are two of the 5 sustainable innovations.
HopSkipDrive, hailed as an “Uber for kids”, is partnering with a school bus company to serve as a complement and pick up kids who otherwise would not be picked up.
The mine would cost between “$2 – $2.5 billion to construct and could produce roughly 1.6–1.7m ounces per year” which would make it one of the top gold producers in the world.