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Coal Mining's Environmental Impact | From The Ashes
 
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In Appalachia, coal companies blow the tops off of mountains to get at the coal. The damage this does to the surrounding environment and water supply is devastating. ➡ Subscribe: http://bit.ly/NatGeoSubscribe About From The Ashes: From the Ashes captures Americans in communities across the country as they wrestle with the legacy of the coal industry and what its future should be in the current political climate. From Appalachia to the West’s Powder River Basin, the film goes beyond the rhetoric of the “war on coal” to present compelling and often heartbreaking stories about what’s at stake for our economy, health, and climate. Get More National Geographic: Official Site: http://bit.ly/NatGeoOfficialSite Facebook: http://bit.ly/FBNatGeo Twitter: http://bit.ly/NatGeoTwitter Instagram: http://bit.ly/NatGeoInsta About National Geographic: National Geographic is the world's premium destination for science, exploration, and adventure. Through their world-class scientists, photographers, journalists, and filmmakers, Nat Geo gets you closer to the stories that matter and past the edge of what's possible. Coal Mining's Environmental Impact | From The Ashes https://youtu.be/ynN39sfqT8w National Geographic https://www.youtube.com/natgeo
Views: 84725 National Geographic
CEO Clips: Ross Orr | BacTech Environmental | Mining Solutions That Keep the Earth Green
 
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Ross Orr, CEO of BacTech Environmental speaks on the company’s technology than cleans up historic mine tailings while solving the acid mine draining problem. “Our focus is on the waste that’s generated from the mining industry which tend to be called tailings and in tailings our sulfides that break down and create acid rock drainage. We’re a unique company in the sense that we use bio leaching technology. We’re the only company in the world that actually goes looking for arsenic. Arsenic is stabilized as a result of using bio leaching. And the big thing in mining is if you don’t have a commercial technology, you’re just another black box and there’s a lot of black boxes around. BacTech has commercial technology and we’re using it to leverage our way into projects where we can clean up historic mine tailings, solve the problem of the acid mine drainage and keep the metals for our own account. Partnership whit state mining company We have a partnership with Comibol, the state mining company of Bolivia. In Bolivia we’re going to be producing this year, we will produce tin, copper and silver. That cash flow then will drive other projects such as what we’re pursuing in Ecuador right now which is cleaning up our cyano pyrite tailings which is arsenic and gold tailings. We have a Canadian solution to a global problem, that being the remediation of historic mine tailings that have been left behind after hundreds of years of mining.” – Ross Orr, CEO of BacTech Environmental BacTech is a pioneering, environmental technology company that has developed and commercialized a proprietary technology to remediate highly toxic tailing areas resulting from abandoned mining operations. In addition, the Company recently added processing of arsenopyrite ores produced by artisanal miners in South America to its’ slate of offerings. The technology BacTech’s core technology, called “bioleaching”, employs naturally-occurring bacteria, harmless to both humans and the environment, to oxidize the sulphide materials left behind after years of mining. The tailings may contain ores and related materials contaminated by arsenic and other substances that are poisonous to humans and animals, as well as harmful to the local environment. The sulphides in the tailings react (oxidize) with the atmosphere to create an acidic solution called acid rock drainage (“ARD”), which leaches into the surrounding area over time. BacTech’s bioleaching process can stabilize these toxins from minerals and prevent additional harmful AMD. The technology provides a “Garden of Eden” environment for the bacteria to thrive and multiply and permits them to achieve in 6 days what would normally take 20 years to occur naturally. Subscribe to receive more investment opportunities videos: http://bit.ly/Subscribe2BTV Check out more videos: Business TV episodes: http://bit.ly/2Vb3tAk CEO Clips: http://bit.ly/2ZfBdM9 New Listing Alert: http://bit.ly/2ZeySRP
Environmental services for the mining industry | Veolia
 
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Providing water treatment solutions and industrial services, reclaim byproducts and treat hazardous wastes, Veolia helps the mining industry to reduce their environmental footprint and thus meet the new challenges and environmental issues. “How and why, at a glance”: What Veolia does. A video collection designed to simply explain, in motion graphics, the process and vocation of Veolia's activities. https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PL9opkHFYSV4I2ZXENU9CqdJBSmSwfLzCG -------------------------- www.veolia.com -------------------------- 2017 - Veolia communication department Production : Benoit de La Rochefordière ----- Writing : Pierre-Guillaume Vuillecard Motion graphics : François Berthemet
Views: 4851 Veolia Group
Impacts of Mining
 
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beneath the surface COMMUNITY SOLUTIONS FOR THE GLOBAL MINING THREAT Project Vision: Preventing Human Rights Abuses Related to Mining The objective of this multi-­‐year project is to build a multimedia toolkit that educates, empowers, and connects communities impacted by extractive industries. The toolkit aims to stop human rights abuses before they occur and to put communities in a strong position to protect their rights and fight for justice. The project uses videos to share stories and practical advice from communities already impacted by mining with communities where mining will soon occur. These stories will form the foundation of a video toolkit that provides communities with strategies and techniques for protecting their rights, and inspires them to action. Cutting Edge Tools for Community Organizations All videos will be published with a facilitator’s guide to help maximize the impact of video screenings and support communities in taking meaningful action. Videos will be distributed on DVDs, USBs, and online, along with links to relevant guides and further information on key topics and strategies covered in the videos. Key partners will also be provided with projection equipment and hands-­‐on training to launch their grassroots distribution program. Video Collection: Year 1 ● The Impacts of Mining (Peru, Democratic Republic of Congo, Zimbabwe) ● Baseline Data and Environmental Monitoring (Nigeria) ● Community Mapping and Resistance to Mining (Ghana) ● Building a Resistance Movement (Peru, forthcoming) ● Negotiating for Environmental Protections (Bolivia, forthcoming) ● Resettlement and Relocation (Zimbabwe, forthcoming) Iteration & Year 2 The second phase of our project emphasizes distribution, feedback, and iteration. We will hold special screenings with target audiences in Haiti, the Democratic Republic of Congo, and other countries where mining poses an imminent threat. We are also seeking feedback from experts and practitioners on how to improve the content, and our distribution and implementation strategy. Get Involved! If you’re interested in collaborating on the project, hosting a screening, or providing advice or feedback, please contact Jessie Landerman at [email protected]
Solutions for escape and rescue concepts in the mining industry
 
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The mine - a workplace with many challenges and potential risks. Accidents can have disastrous consequences here. In an emergency, it is essential to get people to safety as quickly as possible and prevent larger damage to the mine. To ensure that you are prepared for emergencies, Dräger offers comprehensive solutions for escape and rescue - adapted to the specific ambient conditions and different rescue scenarios.
Views: 4818 Dräger Global
Urban Mining - Gold in our trash - VPRO documentary - 2015
 
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Our waste is worth money. Recovering it has started up a new global industry worth billions. It is called Urban Mining and it appears to be the solution for many of our environmental problems and our energy needs. And it is hot. A ton of broken mobile phones, computers or other electronic waste contains sixty times the amount of gold a ton of gold ore has. Moreover, it is easier to get at. It is estimated that 30 to 40 percent of total world demand for rare metals can be covered by urban mining and this is only the beginning. Urban Mining has a different, almost hilarious consequence: for years we have dumped our electronic waste in developing countries, with our eyes closed. There, it was to be recycled. But in Africa only one quarter of the gold, platinum and coltan is recovered whereas the newest technology in Belgium recovers almost 99 percent. So somewhere there’s a profit to be made. The NGO ‘Closing the Loop’ is buying up dead mobile phones and computer parts that we have dumped in developing countries making our waste a desirable sales item over there. Originally broadcasted by VPRO in 2015. © VPRO Backlight March 2015 On VPRO broadcast you will find nonfiction videos with English subtitles, French subtitles and Spanish subtitles, such as documentaries, short interviews and documentary series. VPRO Documentary publishes one new subtitled documentary about current affairs, finance, sustainability, climate change or politics every week. We research subjects like politics, world economy, society and science with experts and try to grasp the essence of prominent trends and developments. Subscribe to our channel for great, subtitled, recent documentaries. Visit additional youtube channels bij VPRO broadcast: VPRO Broadcast, all international VPRO programs: https://www.youtube.com/VPRObroadcast VPRO DOK, German only documentaries: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCBi0VEPANmiT5zOoGvCi8Sg VPRO Metropolis, remarkable stories from all over the world: https://www.youtube.com/user/VPROmetropolis VPRO World Stories, the travel series of VPRO: https://www.youtube.com/VPROworldstories VPRO Extra, additional footage and one off's: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCTLrhK07g6LP-JtT0VVE56A www.VPRObroadcast.com Credits: Director: Frank Wiering Research: Olaf Oudheusden Producer: Jenny Borger Editors: Marije Meerman, Doke Romeijn English, French and Spanish subtitles: Ericsson. French and Spanish subtitles are co-funded by European Union.
Views: 119668 vpro documentary
Australia's biodiversity: mining
 
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Mining occurs throughout Australia, but its direct impacts on biodiversity are relatively limited compared with other major land uses because the areas affected are generally small. Dr Alan Andersen talks about the main impacts of mining on biodiversity and how these can be appropriately managed through processes like strategic regional assessments, use of bioindicators in rehabilitation, and biodiversity offsets. (06:12) Access CSIRO's book Biodiversity: Science and Solutions for Australia - http://www.csiro.au/biodiversitybook Video transcript available here: http://www.csiro.au/news/transcripts/YouTubeTranscripts/2014/July/CH11-Alan-Andersen.html
Views: 8510 CSIRO
Mine-site waste optimisation software: waste not, want not
 
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Learn more: http://wasm.curtin.edu.au/ Mining software solutions, naturally, focus on getting the best out of a site in terms of the most valuable material... the ore. But Curtin’s Professor Erkan Topal sees value in waste... specifically, in better management of mine-site waste. Watch this video to see how his Top Dump mining waste management optimisation program is set to become a valuable addition to the world of mining software.
Views: 3430 Curtin University
George Luxbacher: Applying Mining Engineering Knowledge to an Environmental and Economic Problem
 
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bit.ly/OHC-global-mining for complete oral history transcript for “George Luxbacher: Mine Planning, Consolidation, Remediation, and Adaptation to Regulatory Change in the Coal and Chemical Industries," interviewed by Paul Burnett for the Global Mining and Materials Research Project. George Luxbacher is Principal at MELM Consulting, LLC, providing liability management services to the mining, oil & gas, chemical industries related to environmental issues and discontinued operations. After graduating from Penn State, he began his career in the early 1970s as a mining engineer for Pittsburgh Coal Company (a then Consolidation Coal Company subsidiary), leaving to return to Penn State for his MS and PhD degrees. After graduation in 1980 he joined Occidental Research Corporation, remaining employed by various Occidental Petroleum Corporation subsidiaries, including Island Creek Coal Company and Glenn Springs Holdings, Inc. (Occidental’s environmental remediation/reclamation subsidiary), until he retired in 2015 as Senior VP at GSH. After retirement he formed MELM to return to his mining roots. He served as President of the Society for Mining, Metallurgy, and Exploration (SME) in 2008 and the American Institute for Mining, Metallurgical, and Petroleum Engineers in 2012. These interviews were funded with support from the American Institute of Mining Engineers, Metallurgists, and Petroleum Engineers (AIME), the Society for Mining, Metallurgy, and Exploration (SME), the Association for Iron & Steel Technology (AIST), The Minerals, Metals, & Materials Society (TMS), and the Society of Petroleum Engineers (SPE). Copyright © 2016 The Regents of the University of California Oral History Center, The Bancroft Library, UC Berkeley
A Patented Technology for Reclaiming Mining Waste - BacTech Environmental
 
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Ross Orr, President of BacTech Environmental explains the company's patented technology used for reclaiming tailings and mining waste materials. To see more videos like this one go to www.b-tv.com.
TMVS | Total Mine Ventilation Solutions | Howden
 
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For more than a century Howden has supplied ventilation fans and equipment to every major mining company in the world. From frozen sites in the Arctic and the hottest nations in Africa to some of the deepest mines on the planet. Our fully integrated approach to mine ventilation and air quality control can dramatically reduce energy usage typically by 50 percent or more we provide flexible, fully expandable packages that will grow and adapt with the changing requirements of your mines. Our VentSim DESIGN software is the ultimate 3D mine ventilation design solution. It allows you to create a 3D model of your tunnels, shafts and raises using your existing 3D mine drawings simulate and animate air flow and fan behavior in real time and analyze mine ventilation within a rich and dynamic visual environment. Various colors indicate over 70 different data types including air flow, velocity, pressure, temperature, contaminants and costs. Originally introduced to mining operations in 1993 it is now licensed to over 1,000 mining sites, consulting and research agencies, universities, and governments worldwide. Our vast custom-designed product range includes a variety of damper systems, silencers, control panels, control hardware, heaters, motors and frequency inverters, Mine cooling systems, and ventilation fans including axial centrifugal and mixed flow for both underground and above-ground use. Each of our precision engineered units are tailored to your specific performance and environmental requirements. VentSim CONNECT is a manual ventilation management and control system operated through simple and intuitive control screens which help you quickly understand the conditions in any area of a mine and make necessary adjustments. All options are pre-programmed for a straightforward plug-and-play package that is flexible and easy to use. The system allows you to quickly adapt to situations where ventilation needs are constantly changing. VentSim CONTROL is a fully automatic system that allows you to change mine ventilation to fit with working schedules and real-time operations. Fan speed is automatically reduced or increased, or switched on and off according to shift changes or planned events such as blasting and position of vehicles and personnel. Schedules and events can be easily added or overridden to accommodate one-off or unplanned incidents. It uses tagging and tracking technology for an intelligent ventilation on-demand system. Underground workers and vehicles are electronically tagged, detecting their movements throughout different sectors of the mine. When personnel or machines enter or leave a specific sector, the software automatically adjusts the airflow and ventilation Howden's Total Mine Ventilation Solutions significantly help reduce operating costs and increase safety and production. Part of our Total Mine Ventilation Solution is VaaS or Ventilation as a Service. Vaas encompasses all of our turnkey technologies and engineering services, that are customisable to suit any of your requirements. It also comprises financial solutions to help reduce your OPEX and eliminate your CAPEX needs. If you require a more traditional financial solution we have a range of options to suit your needs. Our extensive experience and expertise in mine safety and productivity has led us to develop our Total Mine Ventilation Solutions, a fully flexible and integrated suite of products and software which create efficiency and safety across your mining operations. Howden - we keep mining safe, the world over.
Views: 635 Howden
Mining for Salt | How to Make Everything
 
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While in Utah, I got a chance to explore many different sources of salt. First off from a mine! Thanks to Darryl Bosshardt and Redmond Inc. (http://redmondinc.com/) for providing us access to their salt mine. If interested, you can buy and try their salt here: https://goo.gl/oPnz26 || In This Video || Real Salt: https://goo.gl/oPnz26 Our Camera Gear: - GH4: https://goo.gl/Kpgf9D - FS5: https://goo.gl/aPd428 - Karma Drone: https://goo.gl/S8Squ8 || SUBSCRIBE || YouTube Channel: http://bit.ly/1OmesgS || SUPPORT || Patreon - https://www.patreon.com/htme Spreadshirt - https://shop.spreadshirt.com/HTME/ Special Thanks to our Patrons at $15 per month or higher: Antonio Rios-Ochoa, Sandy Riis, Daniel Laux, Stian Andreassen, Stephan Schmidt, Susan M. George, Alex Stevenson, Jenny Wolf-Matte, Christina Freeman, Liz Roth, Winfield Jones, Justin Finton, Uwe Schmidt, Jack Scott || SOCIAL || Facebook: http://ow.ly/X4rJC Twitter: http://ow.ly/X4rS3 (@HTMeverything) Instagram: http://ow.ly/X4rXs || SERIES || Sandwich - http://bit.ly/1ZVGNRn Suit - http://bit.ly/1NsQri8 Bottle - http://bit.ly/1QlTU6C Thanksgiving Dinner - http://bit.ly/1UjLa1R Root Beer Float - http://bit.ly/1OGfphU Book - http://bit.ly/1SF23Gx Chocolate Bar - http://bit.ly/2085HIs Coffee - http://bit.ly/2jllv0I Eyeglasses - http://bit.ly/2jlispn Microscope and Telescope: http://bit.ly/2nQCRn7 How To Brew Everything: http://bit.ly/2kJb47E Meet The Makers - http://bit.ly/23ldFlS || ABOUT || Today, getting what you need is as easy as a trip to the store. From food to clothing, energy, medicine, and so much more, Andy George will discover what it takes to make everything from scratch. His mission is to understand the complex processes of manufacturing that is often taken for granted and do it all himself. Each week he’s traveling the world to bypass the modern supply chain in order to harvest raw materials straight from the source. Along the way, he’s answering the questions you never thought to ask. Music by the talented Taylor Lewin http://taylorlewin.com
Views: 398394 How To Make Everything
Full Disclosure: the truth about mining rehabilitation in South Africa
 
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View the report online at https://fulldisclosure.cer.org.za
Caron Mining Solutions Powered by Sage
 
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See how the Caron software solution for the mining industry delivers to businesses the functionality they need from exploration to development and production. Here’s where you can get more information about the Caron Business Solutions Mining Industry Software Solution (https://goo.gl/HHVtRX).
HSE, Compliance & Environmental Solutions for the Government sector
 
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INX Software provides a diverse yet integrated range of workforce management software solutions to a range of sectors including government, mining, engineering, food & beverage, transport, oil & gas, marine, aviation, communications, utilities and healthcare. Our solutions drive efficiencies, reduce risks, and increase compliance for our customers. Our proven and robust solution is used by over 500,000 people in over 23 countries worldwide. Learn more about our solutions at www.inxsoftware.com.au/solutions/
Environmental solutions to S.A's industrial waste
 
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Design Node is a company that creates building and environmental solutions in the "mining, waste, industrial, commercial and residential development sectors." Cenette Dippenaar, Director, Principal Landscape Architect at Design Node, spoke to Young Money about profitable green solutions to South Africa's industrialisation.
Views: 253 CNBCAfrica
Integrated mine closure good practice
 
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Mineral resources are finite, making the eventual closure of a mining operation inevitable. Leaving a community with a sustainably rehabilitated landscape benefits everyone; the local community, the ecosystem and the reputation of the company. Planning for closure needs to be a collaboration between governments, industry and communities to both understand and address the environmental, social and economic impacts. Responsible closure involves the removal of all infrastructure and facilities, the rehabilitation of surface land, and taking all necessary measures to ensure community livelihoods are sustainable beyond the life of the mine. To mine with principles is to plan, design for, and implement responsible closure strategies. To sustainably manage the natural resources and biodiversity of our planet, enhancing the social wellbeing of local communities, and making financial provision to fulfill those plans. It is what we expect of our members. Our ICMM Integrated Mine Closure – Good Practice Guide provides mining companies with the information needed to effectively integrate closure across the mining life cycle. Visit our dedicated Integrated Mine Closure: Good Practice Guide website to find out more. Or download the guide in full as a PDF.
Views: 631 ICMMvideos
PIR Live Event - Mining and the Environment
 
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In this webinar recording, Dr. Nadia Mykytczuk from Laurentian University uses props, video footage and animations to give an introduction to mining and its impact on the environment. Dr. Mykytczuk also shows us how we can make mining cleaner and "greener", and how bacteria fit into this picture! Dr. Mykytczuk also performs research on two High-Arctic saline spring ecosystems, collecting samples from these extreme environments to uncover biological solutions to various environmental challenges.The goal of her research is to understand the metabolic abilities of the adapted microorganisms and microbial communities within extreme and disturbed environments, so we can identify new mechanisms that can be used in better management strategies and industrial applications.
Environmental Impact of Mining - 19
 
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Subject: Env.Science Course Name: BA / B. SC Keyword: Swayamprabha
Mining water solutions
 
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GE is an expert in virtually every water and process application in the water intensive mining industry. This film identifies some of GE's innovative technologies that help support the mining and mineral companies. GE's global research centre is continually making discoveries that improve water usage. GE's Scaletrol range protects equipment and operations from downtime by preventing scathing from mineral and other deposits. GE's Pro series Reverse Osmosis systems are designed to provide quality boiler feed water. This system is energy efficient and ecomagination certified and they are delivered ready to run while meeting strict environmental requirements. Cost effective and compact solutions for potable and waste water treatment are delivered through GE Z box packaged plants. Containing GE Zeeweed advanced hollow fibre membrane system; the package offers several operational and economic advantages From extremely compact footprints to consistently higher quality effluent - all for a comparable lifecycle cost. For short term water requirements, GE is the only organisation to offer a complete and large scale global fleet of mobile systems. This allows pure water, when and where you need it. From the innovative technologies produced to the expert advice you will receive, the worlds most respected mining and minerals companies know they can rely on GE for water treatments and services
Views: 1300 GEAustralia
A Commitment to the Mining Industry
 
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Today, the demand for mined materials is greater than at any other time in history. World development and increased urbanization are driving sustained dependence on minerals, metals and coal. Energy usage is expected to increase significantly in the coming decades—placing even more emphasis on supply, security, cost and environmental impact issues. As the demand for commodities grows, mining companies need a partner to support them in their efforts. A partner who understands the issues important to the mining industry — like safety, sustainability and productivity. And a partner with the equipment, technologies, end-to-end services and solutions to support their operations. Caterpillar is committed to being that partner.
Bio Solutions for the Mining Industry
 
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SNN Interview with Ross Orr, CEO of BacTech Environmental San Francisco Hard Assets Investment Conference 2011 Stock News Now
Views: 183 BacTech Green
Environmental consequences of mining concessions in Peru
 
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Peru is the region's country with more environmental problems after the mining concessions granted by neoliberal governments to multinational companies. Pollution and indiscriminate use of resources during the past 20 years are now the main challenge facing by the administration of President Ollanta Humala. teleSUR http://multimedia.telesurtv.net
Views: 547 TeleSUR English
Water Pollution- Impact of Water Pollution | Remedies - Environmental Science | World Water Day 2018
 
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Environmental Science: High School Learning: Water Pollution: What is Water Pollution, 00:00:18 - 00:03:55, Types of Water Pollution, 00:03:55 - 00:04:58, What Causes Water Pollution, 00:06:16 - 00:07:17, Organic contaminants, 00:07:17 - 00:0805 :, Inorganic contaminants, 00:08:05 - 00:09:08, Types of Water Pollution, Nutrients Pollution, Surface water pollution, Ground Water Pollution, Oil Spillage, Mining Activities, Underground storage and Tube Leakers, Ocean and Marine Dumping, 00:0 00:15:18, Impact of Water Pollution, 00:15:18 - 00:19:01, Solution to Water pollution, 00:19:11- 23:21, Videos by Edupedia World(www.edupediaworld.com), Online Education, click on (https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLJumA3phskPHbFiHVbEv4ak5U_HKv0-K1) , for more Videos, All Rights Reserved.
Views: 44477 Edupedia World
The Devastating Effects of Pollution in China (Part 1/2)
 
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We went to the single most polluted place on earth, the coal-mining town of Linfen in Shanxi Province, China, where kids play in dirty rivers and the sun sets early behind a thick curtain of smog. Watch part 2 here: http://bit.ly/Toxic-China-2 Check out "Toxic: America's Water Crisis" here: http://bit.ly/Water-Crisis-1 Check out the Best of VICE here: http://bit.ly/VICE-Best-Of Check out our full video catalog: http://bit.ly/VICE-Videos Videos, daily editorial and more: http://vice.com Like VICE on Facebook: http://fb.com/vice Follow VICE on Twitter: http://twitter.com/vice Read our tumblr: http://vicemag.tumblr.com
Views: 2237819 VICE
One Veolia: Water, waste and energy environmental solutions
 
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Following the convergence of our traditional businesses in the UK and with our wealth of experience in waste, water and energy. We feel we are the only group in the UK with the environmental know-how to help the world face some of its most significant resource challenges in the future. For more information visit www.veolia.co.uk
Views: 6964 VeoliaUK
Deforestation - Environmental Studies
 
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Lecture Notes: http://cepekmedia.co.nf/index.php/Environmental%20Studies/Natural%20Resources/5/Deforestation
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How to optimize your mining process?
 
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Watch this video to discover our analytical mining solutions from the exploration phase, grade control, beneficiation process to environmental checks. Malvern Panalytical delivers innovative and unique mineral analysis solutions and services for geologists, process engineers, geo-metallurgists and plant managers to increase the efficiency of the mining operation. Our tailored solutions, equipment, and analytical support employ cutting-edge technology, resources, and materials.
5 Human Impacts on the Environment: Crash Course Ecology #10
 
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Hank gives the run down on the top five ways humans are negatively impacting the environment and having detrimental effects on the valuable ecosystem services which a healthy biosphere provides. Like Crash Course? http://www.facebook.com/YouTubeCrashCourse Follow Crash Course! http://www.twitter.com/TheCrashCourse T*mbl Crash Course: http://thecrashcourse.tumblr.com Table of Contents Ecosystem Services 00:51 The Importance of Biodiversity 04:07 Deforestation 06:42 Desertification 06:49 Global Warming 07:59 Invasive Species 08:51 Overharvesting 09:20 Crash Course/SciShow videos referenced in this episode: Hydrologic and Carbon Cycles: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2D7hZpIYlCA Nitrogen and Phosphorus Cycles: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=leHy-Y_8nRs Ecological Succession: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jZKIHe2LDP8 Climate Change: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=M2Jxs7lR8ZI Invasive Species: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=eDOwTXobJ3k Food Shortage: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bPLJP84xL9A References and image licenses for this episode can be found in the Google document here: http://dft.ba/-3n5P Support CrashCourse on Subbable: http://subbable.com/crashcourse
Views: 1301499 CrashCourse
Batteries, Recycling and the Environment
 
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New Thinking Book: http://bit.ly/NewThinkingbook New Thinking on Google Play: http://bit.ly/NewThinkingGooglePlay It’s clear that a battery revolution is coming, but what are we doing to protect our environment? Here’s a look at the whole picture of lithium ion battery recycling. Subscribe here: https://goo.gl/9FS8uF Check out the previous episode: Become a Patron!: https://www.patreon.com/ColdFusion_TV CF Bitcoin address: 13SjyCXPB9o3iN4LitYQ2wYKeqYTShPub8 Hi, welcome to ColdFusion (formerly known as ColdfusTion). Experience the cutting edge of the world around us in a fun relaxed atmosphere. Sources: https://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/abs/pii/S0378775318308498?via%3Dihub https://www.researchgate.net/publication/272402947_The_future_of_automotive_lithium-ion_battery_recycling_Charting_a_sustainable_course https://www.researchgate.net/publication/315808572_State_of_research_on_Li-Ion_battery_recycling https://www.energy.gov/articles/energy-department-announces-battery-recycling-prize-and-battery-recycling-rd-center https://www.sustainability.vic.gov.au/About-Us/Latest-News/2018/04/26/04/57/Australias-first-lithium-battery-recycling-plant-opens https://www.csiro.au/en/Research/EF/Areas/Energy-storage/Battery-recycling http://www.batteryrecycling.org.au/recycling/lithium-ion-batteries http://theconversation.com/politically-charged-do-you-know-where-your-batteries-come-from-80886 http://www.miningfeeds.com/2015/06/11/brine-harvesting-of-lithium-vs-hard-rock-mining/ https://www.visualcapitalist.com/a-cost-comparison-lithium-brine-vs-hard-rock-exploration/ //Soundtrack// **coming soon** » ColdFusion Book "New Thinking" | https://newthinkingbook.squarespace.com/about/ » Facebook | https://www.facebook.com/ColdFusionTV » My music | http://burnwater.bandcamp.com or » http://www.soundcloud.com/burnwater » https://www.patreon.com/ColdFusion_TV » Collection of music used in videos: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YOrJJKW31OA Producer: Dagogo Altraide » Twitter | @ColdFusion_TV » Insta | coldfusiontv
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iSatData Pro - Environmental Monitoring - MINING
 
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Veolia Markets & solutions | Mining
 
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The Mining Industry: Transformation for a sustainable future. A cyclical market, deeper, more remote assets, and increased responsibility for local environment and communities: the mining industry today faces a number of challenges that are driving its shift towards greater efficiency and sustainability. ... https://www.veolia.com/en/market/industry/mine-environmental-impact -------------------------- 2017 - Veolia communication department Réalisation : Benoit de La Rochefordière Animation : Nicolas Carlier – AH Production Musique : Louis Bouloche – Audiospheric
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Haley & Aldrich's Mining Practice with Eric Mears
 
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http://www.haleyaldrich.com Learn about Haley & Aldrich's Mining practice with Eric Mears, Market Segment Leader. Our experience in the mining industry includes legacy site remediation, dynamic environmental regulations, safety, sustainability and complex permitting solutions. We offer a fresh perspective with boundless opportunities to improve mining processes and operations. As a company that sees beyond the status quo, Haley & Aldrich captures unexpected value and efficiencies for its mining clients. Learn more about our Mining services at http://www.haleyaldrich.com/services-markets/markets/detail/id/14/mining Learn more about all Haley & Aldrich Markets and Services at http://www.haleyaldrich.com/services-markets Visit us at http://www.haleyaldrich.com
Views: 568 Haley & Aldrich
Oricol Environmental Services - Industrial Solutions
 
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From waste to a valuable resource We aim to preserve valuable resources by focusing on waste reduction as well as the sorting, processing and marketing of recyclables. As a last resort, we dispose of ultimate waste at landfill or dispose of it in the safest manner possible. https://oricoles.co.za/services/resource-recovery-recycling This video and animated graphics was produced by Select Web (Pty) Ltd : https://www.selectweb.co.za
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Meet EcoPak from Chemours Mining Solutions | The Chemours Company
 
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Learn about our innovative Mining Solutions package offering—EcoPak—the light, collapsible, tough, easy, and safe container that unloads in half the time, greatly reducing labor and disposal cost. To learn more, please visit: https://www.chemours.com/Mining-Solutions/en_US/packaging/index.html
Dust Stop - Cananea Mexico Copper Mine (June 2015) 2
 
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Dust Stop Liquid Concentrate Heavy Haul Road – videos show the effectiveness of using Dust Stop Liquid Concentrate on heavy haul roads in Mexico’s largest copper mine. Dust Stop Liquid Concentrate is being utilized to meet environmental requirements while reducing the mines reliance on the scarce water reserves. Dust Stop Liquid Concentrate provides long lasting dust control under the harshest conditions – fully loaded haul trucks weigh in excess of 400 tons. Cypher Environmental engineers high quality, environmentally friendly dust control, soil stabilization, and water remediation solutions. As an industry pioneer, Cypher is continually innovating and delivering higher performing products for our customers. Improvements will be noticed with increased operational efficiency while reducing risks to the environment. In addition to being environmentally friendly, Cypher formulates highly concentrated products, all of which are non-toxic and non-corrosive, for economical transportation. Above all, our global solutions yield long-lasting results, thus further enhancing the return on investment. For more information on our products and services, please visit our website: https://www.cypherenvironmental.com
Sustainable and Environmentally Friendly Water Treatment Solutions at the Revenue Virginius Mine
 
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Presented by Katie Schumacher, P.E., Staff Engineer, Geosyntec Consultants, with support from Jason Kerstiens, P.E., Principal, Geosyntec, at the 8th Annual San Juan Mining & Reclamation Conference, May 3, 2018, in Creede, Colorado Organized by Headwaters Alliance, Mountain Studies Institute, San Miguel Watershed Coalition, Uncompahgre Watershed Partnership, and Animas River Stakeholders Group For more information: http://www.mountainstudies.org/sjmrc2018/ Presenter Bio: Katie Schumacher is a Civil and Environmental Engineer.  She completed her undergraduate and graduate studies at the Colorado School of Mines. Katie has been involved with a number of projects, including extensive field support through groundwater and surface water sampling, excavation oversight, and oversight of enhanced in-situ bioremediation injections. Most recently, she has been helping with the design of the hybrid passive treatment system for Ouray Silver. Jason Kerstiens is a Civil and Environmental Engineer with a Master of Science degree from Stanford University.  He has 18 years of experience providing water treatment process and design services for mining, municipal, and government organizations.  He is the project manager for the treatability testing and design of the Ouray Silver hybrid passive water treatment system.
Resinator:  Road Dust Control and Stabilization performed by Ramco Environmental
 
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For more information visit: http://ramcoenviro.com/resinator This video features Resinator, and it outlines Ramco's proven haul road dust control program. Years of expertise along with high-performance equipment, allow Ramco's to achieve huge reductions in fugitive dust. A road dust treatment provided by Ramco works at effectively reducing fugitive dust on heavily traveled haul roads, gravel roads, dirt roads, mining roads, construction yards, and wind farms, to name a few. For more information visit www.ramcoenviro.com/resinator. Damage and erosion of the road surface by excessive watering and heavy traffic can result in unstable driving surfaces and dangerous driving conditions. Worn out roads produce high levels of fugitive dust emissions that result in human and animal health issues, damage to crops, excessive tire wear, and reduced equipment life. Ramco offers proven programs to stabilize unpaved road surfaces and reduce road dust by 95%, even on heavily traveled haul roads. road stabilization, road dust control, fugitive dust control, road dust control products, dust control for gravel roads, soil stabilization, soil stabilizer, turnkey process
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Bitcoin farms raise environmental concerns
 
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(7 Feb 2018) LEAD IN Despite a rollercoaster ride in the price of Bitcoin  - the farms which mine the cryptocurrency are continuing to boom in Iceland. But the extra computer power required for them to stay competitive has raised concerns over their long term environmental impact. STORY-LINE This desolated peninsula in southwestern Iceland has emerged as a frontier in the global rush for Bitcoin and other energy intensive cryptocurrencies. The blockchain system behind Bitcoin is programmed so that everyone can hypothetically profit from its maintenance. The incentive has spiralled to a frenzy with the price of one Bitcoin rising at one point to nearly US$ 20,000 over the past year, only to fall below US$6,000 this week. Ever more computing power is needed to beat the competition, creating a competitive cycle that is raising concerns about Bitcoin's environmental toll. Data centres around the world competing for new Bitcoins (a process known as mining) are expected to consume as much electricity as Argentina this year, according to analysts at the American bank Morgan Stanley. At the edge of the Arctic, Bitcoin miners seek natural cooling and competitive prices for Iceland's abundance of renewable energy. The Associated Press visited the largest of three Bitcoin facilities on the outskirts of Keflavik, known as "Mjolnir" after the hammer of Thor, the Norse god of thunder. This cryptocurrency farm is doubling in size, with five 50-metre (55 yards) warehouse buildings under construction. "What we are doing here, like Bitcoin mining, is like gold mining," says Helmut Rauth, manager at Genesis Mining, one of world's largest Bitcoin mining companies, according to own accounts. Inside the mine, rows of computer rigs line the walls, each powering about six graphics cards, run around the clock. The computers are tasked with solving maths problems whose solutions are used to validate new Bitcoin transactions. In return, miners claim a fraction of a coin not yet in circulation. Bitcoin's algorithm limits the total amount of coins ever available to 21 million. About 80 percent of Bitcoins have already been mined, or nearly 17 million. The validation process was a garage-operation on private computers at the early age of Bitcoin when returns were low. Genesis Mining, founded in Germany, was an early adopter of industrialising the process, first moving to Iceland in 2014 when the price of Bitcoin fluctuated from 350 US Dollars to 1000 US Dollars. Today the Bitcoin is valued at around 7,000 US Dollars, after peaking at around 19,000 US Dollars in December last year. The currency took a hit in January when China announced it would move to wipe out its Bitcoin mining industry, following concerns of excessive electricity consumption. Rauth says Bitcoin should not be singled out as environmentally taxing. Computing power always demands energy, he argues, comparing Bitcoin to credit card transactions and internet research. "How much energy is needed for that? This is the same global impact," he explains. Keflavik's Bitcoin farms are powered with electricity from the Svartsengi geothermal energy plant about 20 kilometres away. Currently, 50 megawatts are estimated to be used for mining Bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies in Iceland. Compared with data from Iceland's National Energy Authority, that equals about half of what the island nation of 340,000 people use to power its homes. An energy expert at Svartsengi told the AP that the cryptocurrency industry would likely double its usage this year, given the current growth and interest from foreign investors. Johann Thor Jonsson, director of Data Center Iceland, a business organisation, says Iceland had all the 'ingredients' for a successful Bitcoin base. You can license this story through AP Archive: http://www.aparchive.com/metadata/youtube/266f8eece58610fd06c37ed6e06681ab Find out more about AP Archive: http://www.aparchive.com/HowWeWork
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SUNERGON Group - Environmental Solutions
 
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[email protected] SUNERGON OIL, GAS & MINING GROUP INC Phone: +1713338448 USA EKOSOLTEC GROUP S.A.S. Soluciones Tecnológicas Ambientales Phone: +573023125880
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Peabody Energy's Cottage Grove Mine Earns National Environmental Honor
 
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Peabody Energy's Cottage Grove Mine in Saline County, Ill., was honored with a U.S. Department of the Interior 2012 Excellence in Surface Coal Mining Reclamation Award for soil handling and crop management methods to restore prime farmland, achieving high yields of corn, soy beans, wheat and hay crops that are as good or better than county averages. Peabody Energy is the world's largest private-sector coal company and a global leader in sustainable mining, energy access and clean coal solutions. The company serves metallurgical and thermal coal customers in more than 25 countries on six continents. Peabody earned the top two honors at the 2014 Platts Global Energy Awards, with Boyce named CEO of the Year and Peabody named Energy Company of the Year. For further information, visit http://www.PeabodyEnergy.com and http://AdvancedEnergyForLife.com.
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Second Take: Acid Mine Drainage and its environmental threat
 
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Creamer Media's Shannon O'Donnell speaks to Engineering News features editor Brindaveni Naidoo about the causes and effects of acid mine drainage on South Africa's environment.
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Dr. Michel Aubertin: Mine Wastes Management @ RIME Part 1
 
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Dr. Michel Aubertin is the Scientific Director of the Research Institute on Mines and Environment (RIME UQAT-Polytechnique) and a professor at Ecole Polytechnique de Montreal. Dr. Aubertin gives a keynote presentation on work at the Research Institute of Mines and Environment (RIME). This is Part 1 of the presentation. He introduces the principles of waste rock management, both open pit and underground. He also discusses the challenges of tailings after processing the ore. RIME has been dealing mainly with hard rock mines; the low concentration of minerals in the ore produces sizeable quantities of waste rock and tailings from Quebec mines. Dr. Aubertin emphasizes waste rock piles are not dumps; they are engineered structures. He discusses the knowledge gained in the twelve years that the Research Chair has existed at Polytechnique Montreal and UQAT, and explains the significance of the partnerships between the universities, government and industry companies such as Lamgold and Osisko. The benefits of the collaboration include such benefits as: the new lab facilities in both university locations, the 139 graduate students hired to do research, and the 120 academic papers published. Dr. Aubertin describes the details of several projects, including: improving surface disposal of tailings, optimizing surface disposal of waste rock, and water quality production - including mathematical modeling of the hydro-chemical processes. Dr. Michel Aubertin gave this keynote presentation at the Tailings and Mine Waste conference in Banff, Alberta on November 5, 2013.
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LEAD Webinar Series:  Exploration, Mining & Environmental Applications of WV3
 
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Presented by Exploration Mapping Group Inc – A DigitalGlobe Information Partner that specialized in providing remote sensing and information management services for global natural resource companies. Global explorers rarely have opportunities to benefit from step changes in exploration technology but the newly-released WorldView-3 satellite data represents the most significant advance in geological remote sensing since the launch of ASTER in 1999. Using a variety of mineral exploration examples, Exploration Mapping Group will show WorldView-3 applications for precious metals and rare earth element exploration, mining and related environmental applications.
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Mining and Dewatering - Documentary Clip
 
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This is a clip from Nevada Mining Episode 2 Our Wealth of Minerals - Part 2 explores the environmental impacts of mining as well as the minerals we extract and how they are essential to nearly everything we use in our daily lives.
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2016, Industry Partnership, WestLand Resources, Inc., Amer. Mining Hall of Fame
 
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The Mining Foundation of the Southwest was pleased to recognize WestLand Resources, Inc. with the 2016 Industry Partnership Award during the 34th annual American Mining Hall of Fame Awards Ceremony in Tucson on 3 December 2016. WestLand Resources, Inc. (WestLand) was started in February 1997 with a small office space in Tucson, Arizona, and three young professionals who aspired to provide superior environmental and engineering consulting services. From the start, the company culture was one of scientific integrity, technical excellence, and passion for the work. By the end of 1997, the company had added nine additional employees, and counted several major Arizona mining entities among their earliest clients. In 2001, WestLand merged with Whitman & Company, another local firm specializing in environmental permitting and compliance for the mining industry. Mining has been an integral component of WestLand from the earliest days of the business, and remains so today. Today, WestLand consists of over 120 employees and serves clients from offices in Tucson, Phoenix, and Flagstaff, and project offices in Globe and Ft. Defiance. Several of WestLand’s Principals had longstanding experience in mining fields even prior to the existence of WestLand. President and CEO, Jim Tress received his first assignment for Phelps Dodge in 1986, and he obtained his first Clean Water Act Section 404 permit for the ASARCO Ray Mine in 1991. Jim’s career has spanned several decades and allowed him to spearhead the environmental permitting for numerous major expansion efforts at mining entities throughout the southwest. WestLand’s beloved Kathy Whitman (August 24, 1959 – November 26, 2012), founder of Whitman & Company, began her career in the mining and environmental industry at Bridger Coal Company in Rock Springs, Wyoming in the 1980’s, before moving to Globe, AZ, to work for Magma Copper Company doing environment compliance and permitting - a field in which she became acknowledged for her expertise and understanding of government permitting processes. Kathy later worked for Carlota Copper Company on her first greenfields project, before eventually starting Whitman & Company in 1997. Kathy Whitman and several employees joined WestLand in 2001, including Brian Lindenlaub, who later became a WestLand Principal and Environmental Sector Vice President. Kathy was an important part of the senior leadership team at WestLand, and a well-respected environmental professional in the mining industry, until her passing in 2012. WestLand has been responding to the engineering, environmental, and regulatory challenges facing mining entities and numerous other industries, including transportation, power, development and utilities, for nearly 20 years. The company has worked with the majority of the major hard rock mining entities in Arizona and New Mexico, as well as sites in Utah, California, Colorado, Nevada and Ohio. The company’s design, engineering, and regulatory permitting professionals have a long history of providing support and solutions for the complex environmental and engineering challenges associated with mining projects. WestLand brings technical expertise and value engineering principles to every project. Just as WestLand has played an important role in assisting mining companies with environmental compliance and engineering challenges, the mining industry has played a vital role in WestLand’s growth and evolution. The owners and staff of WestLand are proud of their history working with mining operations in the Southwest and look forward to a long and beneficial continuing partnership.
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