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Chapter 1: History of Mining (02:22)

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Mining is integral to civilization's advancement and the discovery of metals causes dramatic changes. Locating and extracting raw materials has become more complicated. Today's ores are diverse and essential to modern technologies. We see a summary of Chapter one.

Chapter 2: Ores and Minerals (03:33)

A mineral always has the same chemical composition and is a non-renewable resource. Ores are mineral deposits that are economically feasible to mine and process. Minerals and metals are an integral part of our world. We see a summary of Chapter two.

Chapter 3: Mineral Exploration (03:01)

Locating minerals requires a geological area study. Core samples are assayed for minerals of interest. A feasibility study is conducted to determine possible mining. We see a flow chart of the mineral exploration process. We see a summary of Chapter three.

Chapter 4: The Mining Process (05:49)

Mark Haydon explains what determines the type of mining process experts use to extract minerals. An expert explains the processes for underground mining, strip mining, open pit mining, and solution mining. Froth flotation is a form of mineral removal. We see a summary of Chapter four.

Chapter 5: Rehabilitation (03:51)

A mining company must rehabilitate the mining site once the mine is closed. Rehabilitation is a major aspect of a mine's environmental impact statement. An expert explains the possible rehabilitation steps for different types of mines. We see a summary of Chapter five.

Credits: Mining: From Exploration to Rehabilitation (00:30)

Credits: Mining: From Exploration to Rehabilitation

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Mining: From Exploration to Rehabilitation


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Starting with a brief historical overview of mining, this comprehensive program explores the various processes required to mine an ore. It follows the steps involved from exploration of the raw product, through to the mining process, and then to environmental rehabilitation of the mining site. Four main mining processes are shown: underground mining, strip mining, open pit mining, and solution mining. Interviews with industry experts from Australia’s Rio Tinto and Stawell Gold Mines provide clear information on the multifaceted mining process. A viewable/printable worksheet is available online. (19 minutes)

Length: 20 minutes

Item#: FPT49807

ISBN: 978-1-61753-443-0

Copyright date: ©2011

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