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How the helium mining boom is changing the face of the U.S. mining industry

A booming helium industry has changed the face, and livelihoods, of American mining companies.As the United States mines helium and other helium-derived materials, it is becoming increasingly clear that the process is no longer the exclusive domain of the United Kingdom and Australia, but rather, is increasingly taking place in China, India, and elsewhere.The helium…



How to mine gold in Idaho with a diamond miner

In Idaho, there’s a lot of gold out there, but a lot is mined with diamond.For years, diamond mining has been a huge part of the state’s economy, but as the state grapples with a massive budget deficit, many of the diamond miners are having to pull back.And for some of those miners, that’s a…



How to get started with bitcoin cloud miners

The Bitcoin mining industry is booming, but for the most part it’s been an industry with very few regulations and very little regulation.However, it’s also been an area where a lot of people are making money, which is why we’ve been reporting on how to mine Bitcoin and its associated cryptocurrencies.The biggest issue with this…



Why Amazon’s AmazonBasics Mining Benchmark is Best Mining Bench for 2018

By Chris Wilson -USA TodayBest Buy is adding new hardware for its mining and cloud computing services in 2018, adding its first custom silicon and hardware for mining in six years.AmazonBasins, a hardware-driven service for AWS customers, will be the first AWS hardware to support mining.AmazonBasics will run on Amazon’s new AWS cloud platform, which…



How to invest in the next big mining industry

A new investment class of companies are being born, but it’s a lot like the one Wallbridge first tried to build in the mid-1990s.The company has gone public in a new offering called SolarWorld, which is the largest solar panel manufacturer in the world.It’s the latest in a series of big bets Wallbridge has made…