• Metals and Electric Cars – A Revolution in the Making

    There’s a revolution going on in the auto industry right now. Tesla, Inc. has proven demand for electric vehicles (EV’s) and invited the entire industry to join in the fun. From the Bolt to the Volt, from the Focus to the Leaf, pure electric an...

  • Great Deposits of the World – Mount Isa Zn-Pb-Ag; Cu Deposits

    Located in the Mount Isa inlier of Queensland, Australia, the Mt Isa deposits represent the largest accumulations of lead, zinc and silver in the world. The first deposits were discovered in 1923 as the result of lucky whack of a horseshoe and the area has...

  • Balmoral Resources – Martinière Project

    Introduction There is something visceral about seeing a shoot of pure gold in drill core. It speaks to a deep a level human desire known as gold fever. These sections of core find pride of place on the cover of presentations, the velvet core box at the sho...

  • Mining Methods: Block Caving

    What is Block Caving? Block (gravity) caving is a bulk underground mining method, which allows large low-grade deposits to be mined underground. This method involves undermining the orebody to make it collapse under its own weight into a series of chambers...

  • Refined and purified Cobalt

    Cobalt: Commodity Overview

    Although cobalt (Co) is well known for the blue dyes that bear its name, metallic cobalt is a lustrous silver-grey. Metallic cobalt is ferromagnetic (can be magnetized) and has a very high melting point of 1500 degrees Celsius. It is a critical ingredient ...

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