Tag: mining industry

How to avoid being swamped by ‘unprecedented’ water-related floodwaters

The world’s water-borne disease outbreaks have become more common, and the water-resistance of human populations has also increased.But experts say that there’s no good way to know for sure how many people are infected with waterborne diseases.Now, a new study has shown that a new strain of water-resistant bacteria, known as coronavirus-19, can survive in…



Deep sea mining rig in operation for the first time

By Simon Hradecky, created Thursday, Dec 20, 2020 08:29:25As of last week, the Deep Sea Mining Rig has been working at depths of more than 4,000 feet.The rig, a 60-foot-long (18-meter) rig with an estimated 5,000 metric tons (21,000 tons) of water-bearing rock and ore on board, is the second Deep Sea Mine rig to…