Tag: surface mining

How to make a Moon Mine: Moon Mining by Dr. Seuss

Dr. E.T.A. Hoffmann is one of the world’s foremost experts on the Moon, and he’s been telling us about his findings for nearly 50 years.His book Moon Mining, published in 1956, is the first book to cover the subject in detail.In a recent episode of the Science Channel’s Science In Your Hands, Hoffmann and his…



US mining company announces new strategy for extracting minerals

Mining companies are beginning to experiment with new strategies in extracting mineral deposits that are difficult to access, and in which exploration and extraction is not an option.The latest development is an announcement by the US mining giant Rio Tinto that it will develop a new mining strategy, which includes extracting more minerals, as well…