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2014-06-12 08:22:27

WICKENBURG, Ariz., June 12, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Mining Global, Inc. (OTC Pink: YTRV), announced today that it has been contracted to process 250,000 tons of tailings located in Congress, Arizona not far from the company headquarters in Wickenburg, Arizona. "An opportunity to process tailings where we know gold has been found before using antiquated technology gives the company a strong baseline to work with, and an even stronger future moving forward," said CEO Joel J. Natario with...

2014-05-13 12:25:03

HARRISBURG, Pa., May 13, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Governor Tom Corbett announced today that the Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) is now accepting applications for the Growing Greener Grant Program for watershed protection and abandoned mine drainage projects, the agency announced today. Local governments, non-profits, schools, municipal authorities and watershed associations are eligible to apply. "Each year, these grants are offered to deserving environmental...

Surface Mining Environmental Cost
2013-09-12 10:02:17

Brett Smith for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online To satiate the United States’ fierce appetite for coal, miners often utilize a tactic called surface mining, which involves stripping away rock and topsoil to access the fossil fuel below. According to a new report from researchers from Duke University just published in the journal PLOS ONE, coal retrieved from the Earth through surface mining comes at a significant cost to the ecosystem. Study researcher Brian D. Lutz, currently...


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tesla
  • The unit of magnetic flux density in the International System of Units, equal to the magnitude of the magnetic field vector necessary to produce a force of one newton on a charge of one coulomb moving perpendicular to the direction of the magnetic field vector with a velocity of one meter per second. It is equivalent to one weber per square meter.
This word is named for Nikola Tesla, the inventor, engineer, and futurist.