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Mining platinum from asteroids could earn billions, says Goldman Sachs
25 Apr
3:24

Mining platinum from asteroids could earn billions, says Goldman Sachs

It’s one small step for man, one giant opportunity for a new resource grab. THE global investment bank Goldman Sachs has claimed mining asteroids for precious metals is a “realistic” goal. It has released a report exploring the possibility of using an “asteroid-grabbing spacecraft” to extract platinum from space rocks….

New Gold Recovery, says its proprietary gold recovery process recovers more than 90% of gold
22 Nov
7:27

New Gold Recovery, says its proprietary gold recovery process recovers more than 90% of gold

    New Gold Recovery (NGR), a start-up gold producer operating on 3 400 acres in northeast Nevada in the US, says its proprietary gold recovery process using nanotechnology recovers upwards of 90% of gold particles – a remarkable improvement on traditional placer recovery rates, where more than 40% of…

Canada’s Goldcorp to make Borden an all-electric mine
22 Nov
6:48

Canada’s Goldcorp to make Borden an all-electric mine

  The Borden underground mine will use an electricity and battery-powered underground fleet, which is expected to eliminate all greenhouse gases associated with the movement of ore and waste rock. To make this vision a reality, which will also reduce maintenance and energy costs, Goldcorp has partnered with Sandvik Mining and…