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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: 75071 National Geographic
Are Electric Cars Worse For The Environment? Myth Busted
 
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Are Electric Cars Greener Than Gasoline Powered Cars? The Facts About Electric Cars & The Environment - Sponsored by FE What Happens To Old EV Batteries? https://youtu.be/1mXSMwZUiCU Subscribe for new videos every Wednesday! - https://goo.gl/VZstk7 Electric cars are touted as a solution for reducing emissions and improving the environmental impacts of transportation, but are electric cars actually any better for the environment than gasoline cars? This video looks to answer three main questions: 1) Doesn't EV battery production cause a lot of emissions? 2) Don't electric cars get their power from fossil fuels? 3) Isn't lithium mining terrible for the environment? References: MIT Emissions Study - https://bit.ly/2zeYfqd Cradle To Grave Emissions Estimates - https://bit.ly/2rEhB4D Vehicle Production Emission Estimates (Low) - https://bit.ly/2yGoEh8 Vehicle Production Emission Estimates - https://bit.ly/2yoX6hC Vehicle Production Emission Estimates (High) - https://bit.ly/2dhB1Tu EV Battery Production Emissions - https://bit.ly/2yCMwSY End Of Life Emissions - https://bit.ly/2ETHh77 Annual Vehicle Use Emissions - https://bit.ly/2Sxo65K Related Videos: (Formula E Series) 1. Electric Cars Are Single Speed - https://youtu.be/36H9BVeMYMI 2. Manual Transmission Electric Cars - https://youtu.be/42MVi6Fel-E 3. Tuning Electric Cars - https://youtu.be/OgyMnPZvGW0 4. 300 MPH Electric Production Car - https://youtu.be/n8brxrLSryc 5. How EVs Beat ICE - https://youtu.be/vk__f28yeLs 6. My New Car Is Electric - https://youtu.be/FN0g4fDq8MQ 7. Are Electric Cars The Future? - https://youtu.be/wLrvGtw8jAQ 8. Horsepower vs Torque - EV vs Gas - https://youtu.be/6YuTpPr3Uv0 9. Electric Car Battery Recycling - https://youtu.be/1mXSMwZUiCU Don't forget to check out my other pages below! Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/engineeringexplained Official Website: http://www.howdoesacarwork.com Twitter: http://www.twitter.com/jasonfenske13 Instagram: http://www.instagram.com/engineeringexplained Car Throttle: https://www.carthrottle.com/user/engineeringexplained Amazon: https://www.amazon.com/shop/engineeringexplained EE Extra: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCsrY4q8xGPJQbQ8HPQZn6iA NEW VIDEO EVERY WEDNESDAY!
Views: 802199 Engineering Explained
Canada's Tar Sands: The most destructive project on Earth? - Truthloader
 
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Canada's Tar Sands is the third-largest proven crude oil reserve in the world behind Saudi Arabia and Venezuela. In 2011 it was believed the reserve amounted to 170.2 billion barrels of oil, or about 11% of total global oil reserves. But the development of Canada's Oil Sands is concerning environmentalists for several reasons, not least the fact that producing "tar oil", or "sand oil" as it's also known, releases three times the volume of greenhouse gas emissions as conventional oil. StoneOcean's music: www.stoneocean.info StoneOcean's channel: http://www.youtube.com/user/RatedmusicOfficial Subscribe to our channel: http://bit.ly/TRUsub Why you should subscribe to Truthloader: http://bit.ly/1aGJD0a More videos from Truthloader: Syria is starving: http://bit.ly/1bV4tdD What is Israel's Magic Wand?: http://bit.ly/1emh4a4 Where is the most polluted place on Earth?: http://bit.ly/1g21m4d Police officer brutally beaten up in New York: http://bit.ly/18tzhRO Occupy abolish $15m debt in the US: http://bit.ly/I4mYB1 Afghan army torture prisoner as US forces look on: http://bit.ly/HCBcJg Private prisons: How US corporations make money out of locking you up: http://bit.ly/HKLbNb Anonymous Million Mask London 2013: http://bit.ly/16DVDPh Is China taking over the world?: http://bit.ly/HwHcmv Saudi whips and beats victim for looking at his wife: http://bit.ly/1aLlSET The NSA has collected your address book: http://bit.ly/1cswbRD Abductions and executions: Counterterrorism under Obama: http://bit.ly/18G9zoK The war on drugs is a war on you (Part One): http://bit.ly/19pXcgC A race for what's left of the planet - The Arctic battleground: http://bit.ly/15hsbOy Check out our top 20 videos playlist: http://bit.ly/V55Vna Follow us on Facebook: http://facebook.com/truthloader Follow us on Twitter: http://twitter.com/truthloader Join us on Google+: http://google.com/+truthloader Read our reddit: http://reddit.com/r/truthloader Truthloader is a channel dedicated to citizen journalism. We find the best examples of crowd-sourced video and independent content, then use our expertise to add context and analysis. We respond to the stories you're interested in, so if you've got a story you'd love us to get to the bottom of, tweet us, Facebook us, or respond to our videos with a comment - and perhaps check out our reddit.
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Are Electric Cars Really Green?
 
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Are electric cars greener than conventional gasoline cars? If so, how much greener? What about the CO2 emissions produced during electric cars' production? And where does the electricity that powers electric cars come from? Environmental economist Bjorn Lomborg, director of the Copenhagen Consensus Center, examines how environmentally friendly electric cars really are. Donate today to PragerU! http://l.prageru.com/2ylo1Yt Joining PragerU is free! Sign up now to get all our videos as soon as they're released. http://prageru.com/signup Download Pragerpedia on your iPhone or Android! Thousands of sources and facts at your fingertips. iPhone: http://l.prageru.com/2dlsnbG Android: http://l.prageru.com/2dlsS5e Join Prager United to get new swag every quarter, exclusive early access to our videos, and an annual TownHall phone call with Dennis Prager! http://l.prageru.com/2c9n6ys Join PragerU's text list to have these videos, free merchandise giveaways and breaking announcements sent directly to your phone! https://optin.mobiniti.com/prageru Do you shop on Amazon? Click https://smile.amazon.com and a percentage of every Amazon purchase will be donated to PragerU. Same great products. Same low price. Shopping made meaningful. VISIT PragerU! https://www.prageru.com FOLLOW us! Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/prageru Twitter: https://twitter.com/prageru Instagram: https://instagram.com/prageru/ PragerU is on Snapchat! JOIN PragerFORCE! For Students: http://l.prageru.com/29SgPaX JOIN our Educators Network! http://l.prageru.com/2c8vsff Script: Do electric cars really help the environment? President Obama thinks so. So does Leonardo DiCaprio. And many others. The argument goes like this: Regular cars run on gasoline, a fossil fuel that pumps CO2 straight out of the tailpipe and into the atmosphere. Electric cars run on electricity. They don’t burn any gasoline at all. No gas; no CO2. In fact, electric cars are often advertised as creating “zero emissions.” But do they really? Let’s take a closer look. First, there’s the energy needed to produce the car. More than a third of the lifetime carbon-dioxide emissions from an electric car comes from the energy used make the car itself, especially the battery. The mining of lithium, for instance, is not a green activity. When an electric car rolls off the production line, it’s already been responsible for more than 25,000 pounds of carbon-dioxide emission. The amount for making a conventional car: just 16,000 pounds. But that’s not the end of the CO2 emissions. Because while it’s true that electric cars don’t run on gasoline, they do run on electricity, which, in the U.S. is often produced by another fossil fuel -- coal. As green venture capitalist Vinod Khosla likes to point out, "Electric cars are coal-powered cars." The most popular electric car, the Nissan Leaf, over a 90,000-mile lifetime will emit 31 metric tons of CO2, based on emissions from its production, its electricity consumption at average U.S. fuel mix and its ultimate scrapping. A comparable Mercedes CDI A160 over a similar lifetime will emit just 3 tons more across its production, diesel consumption and ultimate scrapping. The results are similar for a top-line Tesla, the king of electric cars. It emits about 44 tons, which is only 5 tons less than a similar Audi A7 Quattro. So throughout the full life of an electric car, it will emit just three to five tons less CO2. In Europe, on its European Trading System, it currently costs $7 to cut one ton of CO2. So the entire climate benefit of an electric car is about $35. Yet the U.S. federal government essentially provides electric car buyers with a subsidy of up to $7,500. Paying $7,500 for something you could get for $35 is a very poor deal. And that doesn’t include the billions more in federal and state grants, loans and tax write-offs that go directly to battery and electric-car makers The other main benefit from electric cars is supposed to be lower pollution. But remember Vinod Khosla’s observation "Electric cars are coal-powered cars." Yes, it might be powered by coal, proponents will say, but unlike the regular car, coal plant emissions are far away from the city centers where most people live and where damage from air pollution is greatest. However, new research in Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences found that while gasoline cars pollute closer to home, coal-fired power actually pollutes more -- a lot more. For the complete script, visit https://www.prageru.com/videos/are-electric-cars-really-green
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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: 7603 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: 3157 Curtin University
Volvo Prototype HX1 Autonomous, Battery-electric Load Carrier
 
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As its Xploration Forum in Eskilstuna, Sweden, Volvo Construction Equipment demonstrated the prototype HX1 autonomous, battery-electric load carrier. This completely cab-less concept vehicle will serve along with a hybrid wheel loader and a grid-connected excavator as part of an electric site research project hosted at one of Skanska Sweden's quarry sites.
Investigating BHP's $5bn Mining Disaster In Brazil
 
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Catastrophic Failure: The biggest environmental disaster in Brazil's mining history For similar stories, see: Serra Pelada: Gold Rush - Trailer https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=M_y2EVvW8No The Brazilian Carnival Queen Deemed 'Too Black' https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3yp4Fg_eT_c Rio's Forgotten Children Climbing Out Of Poverty https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=eawMVhA1dhM Subscribe to journeyman for daily uploads: http://www.youtube.com/subscription_center?add_user=journeymanpictures For downloads and more information visit: http://www.journeyman.tv/?lid=69643 Like us on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/journeymanpictures Follow us on Twitter: https://twitter.com/JourneymanVOD https://twitter.com/JourneymanNews Follow us on Instagram: https://instagram.com/journeymanpictures In November 2015, 50 million cubic metres of waste was unleashed after a tailings dam collapsed in the Gualaxo River Valley. This report investigates what is being named the biggest disaster in Brazil's mining history. A horror mudslide swept through the towns and villages in the Gualaxo River Valley, destroying homes, businesses and taking the lives of 19 people. A tailings dam, holding back more than 50 million cubic metres of mining waste collapsed, unleashing a wave of mud several metres high. "The mud dragged me down, I would come up, it would take me down again... I screamed but nobody answered", remembers Priscila Barros, who was pulled four kilometers under the deadly slurry. The mud, containing lead, arsenic and other toxic chemicals, continued down river all the way to the Atlantic coast 600km away. "This mud wave has killed anything that was alive in these water systems", explains Marilene Ramos of the Brazilian Environment Authority. Now Brazilian police are seeking the arrest of 12 of Samarco's executives for negligent homicide and crimes against the environment. "A dam doesn't break by chance. There is repeated, continual negligence in the actions of a company owned by Vale and BHP", says prosecutor Carlos Eduardo Pinto. ABC Australia – Ref. 6695 Journeyman Pictures is your independent source for the world's most powerful films, exploring the burning issues of today. We represent stories from the world's top producers, with brand new content coming in all the time. On our channel you'll find outstanding and controversial journalism covering any global subject you can imagine wanting to know about.
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Failon Ngayon: Adverse effects of mining on the environment
 
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Failon Ngayon conducts a special report that looks into the adverse effects of mining on the environment and the livelihood of ordinary citizens. Subscribe to the ABS-CBN News channel! - http://bit.ly/TheABSCBNNews Watch the full episodes of Tapatan Ni Tunying on TFC.TV http://bit.ly/FailonNgayon-TFCTV and on iWant for Philippine viewers, click: http://bit.ly/FailonNgayon-iWant Visit our website at http://news.abs-cbn.com Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/abscbnNEWS Twitter: https://twitter.com/abscbnnews
Views: 52479 ABS-CBN News
How does mining affect the environment?
 
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Liebherr - Minexpo 2016: Environment
 
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Liebherr considers the conservation and preservation of the environment as our responsibility for the present and future. Liebherr are considerate of environmental issues in designing, manufacturing and managing machine structures, and providing solutions that allow customers to balance performance with environmental consciousness.
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Making Mining Work for Zambia: Economic, Health, & Environmental Nexus of the Copper Mining Economy
 
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Zambia's rich mineral resources are one of the country's most important assets. They contribute to national income, exports, employment and government revenue. As the country looks to the future, Zambia faces important choices on how to manage its mineral wealth. There are trade-offs in the design of the mining fiscal regime. Mining inevitably entails environmental and public health risks. Mining firms make choices about procurement that influences the industry's contribution to the Zambian economy. This brief video introduces the World Bank's Fifth Zambia Economic Brief "Making Mining Work for Zambia: The Economic, Health, and Environmental Nexus of Zambia's Copper Mining Economy," which was released in June 2015. It asks how Zambia can uses its mineral resources to help the country achieve its economic development ambitions. The report suggests areas where the government, business community, and civil society can collaborate to enhance the contribution of mining to Zambia.
Views: 6091 World Bank
"Stealth Fleet" trucks lower mine site noise
 
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Moolarben Coal, Duratray and Komatsu have worked together to customise trucks at the mine site near Mudgee. Rubber dampens the sound as the trays are filled, resulting in an impressive reduction in environmental noise. It's another example of our NSW Miners innovating to minimise the impact of mining on the environment and the community. Because it's not enough just to be good for the economy, we want to be good for NSW. Read more at http://www.worldclassminers.com.au
Views: 1252 NSW Mining
Reclaiming Iowa's abandoned coal mine lands
 
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A century ago, southern Iowa was home to hundreds of surface coal mines. As the coal boom died so did the companies that mined for it, leaving those mines abandoned and open to the elements. Today, decades after the industry died, efforts slowly continue to clean up the deserted mines and reclaim the ground that was once rich with coal. Original broadcast date: May 31, 2017 For more Iowa Outdoors follow us at: www.iptv.org/iowaoutdoors www.facebook.com/iowaoutdoorsiptv www.instagram.com/iowaoutdoorstv www.twitter.com/iowaoutdoorstv Iowa Outdoors is a series produced by Iowa Public Television in partnership with the Iowa Department of Natural Resources that highlights outdoor recreation, environmental issues, conservation initiatives, and Iowa's outdoor natural resources.
Views: 1545 Iowa Outdoors
MINING IMPACTS
 
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Take a look at the impact of a sand mining operation on the environment and traffic. The sand plant projected for the El Monte Valley covers approximately 500 acres. Multiply what you see in this video by 50 and you may have the right image of what that would look like, sound like, feel like for our valley. We counted three to five trucks per minute entering and exiting the sand and gravel operation. The sand plant in Lakeside would use around 400 trucks per day which would greatly impact the traffic on Willow Rd., El Monte Rd., Mapleview Street, Highway 67, Lake Jennings Rd. and Highway I-8. Imagine the noise, the pollution and the high risk for accidents, especially around El Capitan high school area during drop off and pick up time. Hundreds of heavy trucks like the ones you'll see in this video will certainly damage the roads and will significantly raise the pollution level in our town. Moreover, it will greatly affect the local businesses, the quality of our lives and the public health. Please join our fight to stop the sand mining project in the El Monte Valley. ( story by Billy Ortiz and Ana Nita)
Views: 606 Billy Ortiz
Copper mines in Zambia - Straight through Africa
 
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Trade is better than aid for Africa. They say. In a journey through copper thieves and mine barons in the north of Zambia, Bram Vermeulen investigates the truth behind that slogan. From a distance they look like ants, the hundreds of men digging holes in the rubble slopes of an old copper mine in Zambia. They are looking for copper ore in the walls of the enormous pit, without wearing helmets and without reinforcing the walls of their caves. Life-threatening, of course. But they find enough to live on. Is it legal, Bram asks. They laugh about it. No of course not. But the Chinese buyer does not really ask where they get their ore from. You just have to leave when the guards of the mine come. How different is it in a huge copper mine in full operation. Huge machines drive off and on. Sirens sound regularly, followed by explosions. Here, 300,000 tons of stone are moved every day, and the copper ore from it yields a profit of hundreds of millions of dollars a year. But it is a foreign company that raises that money. And if the productivity gets too low after about twenty years, the investors will move on. From the air it is easy to see how far-reaching it all is. The mine takes big chores out of the country and turns huge plains into a kind of lunar landscape. But other changes are also visible. Houses, schools, a golf course. Prosperity, therefore, emphasizes a mine boss. Seven years ago this was still a dull provincial town, and now look! A little further on the big changes are about to begin. There is a giant copper mine here, and for that an area of ​​no less than four hundred square kilometers is expropriated. The new owners promise economic prosperity. Did not a city like Johannesburg also start out as a simple mine? Naturally, people living in the area can not stay. They have worked the land for generations, but they can not show ownership documents. They have not been asked anything. They do get compensation for their houses, chickens and fruit trees, but not for the ground. "Everything under the ground is state property," says a representative of the mining company, "and that is what the state can rent out to us." Residents who do not want to leave are squatters who violate the law from that moment on. Even though they were born and lived there all their lives. Those former residents are moved to neat new houses outside the area. With toilet, and bigger than the previous house, but without land to grow food. Some of them seem satisfied with that. Most do not. 'In Africa, land has sentimental value. You are no one without land, 'says one of them. "So you're destroying these people. They will not pass on anything to the next generation. " Episode 6. Copper fever  For Africa, trade is better than aid, or so they say. On a journey to copper thieves and mine bosses, Bram Vermeulen investigates the truth behind the slogan. Director: Doke Romeijn and Stefanie de Brouwer © VPRO October 2014 On VPRO broadcast you will find nonfiction videos with English subtitles, French subtitles and Spanish subtitles, such as documentaries, short interviews and documentary series. This channel offers some of the best travel series from the Dutch broadcaster VPRO. Our series explore cultures from all over the world. VPRO storytellers have lived abroad for years with an open mind and endless curiosity, allowing them to become one with their new country. Thanks to these qualities, they are the perfect guides to let you experience a place and culture through the eyes of a local. Uncovering the soul of a country, through an intrinsic and honest connection, is what VPRO and its presenters do best. So subscribe to our channel and we will be delighted to share our adventures with you! more information at www.VPRObroadcast.com Visit additional youtube channels bij VPRO broadcast: VPRO Broadcast: https://www.youtube.com/VPRObroadcast VPRO Metropolis: https://www.youtube.com/user/VPROmetropolis VPRO Documentary: https://www.youtube.com/VPROdocumentary VPRO World Stories: https://www.youtube.com/VPROworldstories VPRO Extra: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCTLrhK07g6LP-JtT0VVE56A VPRO VG (world music): https://www.youtube.com/vrijegeluiden VPRO 3voor12 (alternative music): https://www.youtube.com/3voor12 VPRO 3voor12 extra (music stories): https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCtgVYRLGraeL9rGMiM3rBHA www.VPRObroadcast.com English, French and Spanish subtitles by Ericsson and co-funded by the European Union.
Views: 5497 vpro world stories
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.
How Coal's Decline Devastated Appalachia, Part 2
 
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Part 1: https://youtu.be/1VBYsEGpLDI Part 3: https://youtu.be/hYEEBpHJMAQ Coal has been the lifeblood of Appalachia for generations. We traveled to eastern Kentucky to talk to people about how the decline of coal has affected their lives and their communities, which were literally built for the industry. Additional archival photos provided by the SKCTC Appalachian Archives, from their U.S. Coal & Coke, International Harvester, Ewell Balltrip and Kentucky Coal Museum Photo Collections. Subscribe for more videos: http://www.youtube.com/channel/UCV3Nm3T-XAgVhKH9jT0ViRg?sub_confirmation=1 Like us on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/ajplusenglish Download the AJ+ app at http://www.ajplus.net/ Follow us on Twitter: https://twitter.com/ajplus
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Russia Is Profiting Off Global Warming | VICE on HBO
 
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While many parts of the world are struggling from catastrophic effects of climate change, Russia is looking to capitalize on it, with the Kremlin driving a narrative that touts the economic benefits. Like more and faster access to petroleum and mineral reserves that were previously unreachable. The Northern Sea Passage, a legendary shipping lane along Russia’s Arctic coastline, has been largely inaccessible for part of the year because of dense sea ice. But now, that ice is melting, opening up a new trade route for Russia's cargo ships. Russian oil companies are already betting big on the new reserves they hope to find in the Russian Arctic, and other industries — like mining — are ramping up production since they now have faster shipping routes to many ports. “The problem of climate change is actually the problem of adaptation to climate change. This is not a tragedy,” said Nobel Prize-winning climatologist Oleg Anisimov. “Certainly some places will become unlivable, but other areas are places that will become more livable.” But the Russian people seem unaware, or unconcerned, about the environmental impacts of these climate change-related activities, like pollution from the booming factories, and wildfires in the North that destroyed million of acres of forest in a major tourism area. VICE’s Gianna Toboni visited Russia's Arctic to see just how big the country is betting on climate change. Subscribe to VICE News here: http://bit.ly/Subscribe-to-VICE-News Check out VICE News for more: http://vicenews.com Follow VICE News here: Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/vicenews Twitter: https://twitter.com/vicenews Tumblr: http://vicenews.tumblr.com/ Instagram: http://instagram.com/vicenews More videos from the VICE network: https://www.fb.com/vicevideo #VICEonHBO
Views: 644770 VICE News
Robofuel - Automated Robotic Refuelling for Mining  Dump Trucks
 
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http://www.scottautomation.com/mining-technology/ Robofuel’s automated refuelling involves the application of a robotic arm to refuel conventional mining equipment to both increase productive hours and efficiency of trucks and reduce cash costs on site. Typically, traditional fuel tanks are manned by at least one person at all times and trucks can spend up to one hour per day travelling to refuel in isolated areas away from the pit. As there is no manning required for an automated refuelling solution, refuelling stations are able to be placed “on the circuit” or even “in-pit” so trucks can significantly reduce the amount of time dedicated to and from fuel stations each day. Scott Automation & Robotics Robofuel system uses a state-of-the-art vision sensing and detection system which allows the robot to locate the position and orientation of the truck’s fuel tank. This information is used to couple the fuel nozzle with the tank. Fuel spillages are minimised through the controlled coupling and pumping, mitigating the risk of environmental contamination. For more information: http://www.machineryautomation.com.au...
ESS3C - Human Impacts on Earth Systems
 
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In this video Paul Andersen explains how humans are impacting the Earth through farming, mining, pollution and climate change. According to the NGSS wise management can reduce impacts on the planet. This will become more important as developing countries start consuming more resources. A K-12 teaching progression is also included. Intro Music Atribution Title: I4dsong_loop_main.wav Artist: CosmicD Link to sound: http://www.freesound.org/people/CosmicD/sounds/72556/ Creative Commons Atribution License All of the images are licensed under creative commons and public domain licensing: "File:160658main2 OZONE Large 350.png." Wikipedia, the Free Encyclopedia. Accessed June 8, 2013. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/File:160658main2_OZONE_large_350.png. "File:ACT Recycling Truck.jpg." Wikipedia, the Free Encyclopedia. Accessed June 8, 2013. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/File:ACT_recycling_truck.jpg. "File:Chilean Purse Seine.jpg." Wikipedia, the Free Encyclopedia. Accessed June 8, 2013. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/File:Chilean_purse_seine.jpg. "File:CoralBleaching.jpg." Wikipedia, the Free Encyclopedia. Accessed June 8, 2013. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/File:CoralBleaching.jpg. "File:GDP PPP Per Capita IMF 2008.svg." Wikipedia, the Free Encyclopedia. Accessed June 8, 2013. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/File:GDP_PPP_Per_Capita_IMF_2008.svg. File:House.svg, n.d. http://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:House.svg. "File:Kivioli Chemical plant.JPG." Wikipedia, the Free Encyclopedia. Accessed June 8, 2013. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/File:Kivioli_chemical_plant.JPG. "File:Lake Nasser.jpg." Wikipedia, the Free Encyclopedia. Accessed June 8, 2013. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/File:Lake_Nasser.jpg. "File:Mauna Loa Carbon Dioxide Apr2013.svg." Wikipedia, the Free Encyclopedia. Accessed June 8, 2013. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/File:Mauna_Loa_Carbon_Dioxide_Apr2013.svg. "File:Mvey0290.jpg." Wikipedia, the Free Encyclopedia. Accessed June 8, 2013. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/File:Mvey0290.jpg. File:OilConsumptionpercapita.png, n.d. http://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:OilConsumptionpercapita.png. "File:PulpAndPaperMill.jpg." Wikipedia, the Free Encyclopedia. Accessed June 8, 2013. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/File:PulpAndPaperMill.jpg. "File:Recycling Symbol.svg." Wikipedia, the Free Encyclopedia. Accessed June 8, 2013. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/File:Recycling_symbol.svg. "File:Sewer Plant.jpg." Wikipedia, the Free Encyclopedia. Accessed June 8, 2013. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/File:Sewer_Plant.jpg. "File:Soil Salinity2.jpg." Wikipedia, the Free Encyclopedia. Accessed June 8, 2013. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/File:Soil_Salinity2.jpg. "File:Strip Coal Mining.jpg." Wikipedia, the Free Encyclopedia. Accessed June 8, 2013. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/File:Strip_coal_mining.jpg. photographer, Rothstein, Arthur, 1915-1985. English: Farmer and Sons Walking in the Face of a Dust Storm. Cimarron County, Oklahoma., April 1936. This image is available from the United States Library of Congress's Prints and Photographs division under the digital ID ppmsc.00241. This tag does not indicate the copyright status of the attached work. A normal copyright tag is still required. See Commons:Licensing for more information. العربية | česky | Deutsch | English | español | فارسی | suomi | français | magyar | italiano | македонски | മലയാളം | Nederlands | polski | português | русский | slovenčina | slovenščina | Türkçe | 中文 | 中文(简体)‎ | +/−. http://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Dust_Bowl_Oklahoma.jpg.
Views: 29362 Bozeman Science
Mine Energy Solutions - Hybrid Mining Truck
 
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After completing 6200 hours at New Acland trialling the new truck, the Hybrid Mining Truck proved that natural gas in a dual fuel system is a viable substitute to 100% diesel for high horsepowered diesel engines. This breakthrough technology overcomes the weight and space issues previously limiting technology using compressed natural gas and liquefied natural gas. The revolutionary technology has a number of environmental, safety and financial benefits, including: - A 25-30% reduction in fuel costs - More thank 30% reduction in greenhouses gasses - More than 80% reduction in diesel particulate emissions - Capability to operate for a full 12 hour shift without refuelling - Used globally, this system could remove 21 million tonnes of green house gas emissions per annum.
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12. Human and Environmental Impacts
 
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Global Problems of Population Growth (MCDB 150) Until recently, the world population has been growing faster than exponentially. Although the growth rate has slowed somewhat, there are about 80 million more people each year and about 3 billion more will be added by 2050 (a 50% increase). Population will probably increase more beyond that. Such growth is unprecedented and we cannot predict its long-term effects. The environmental impact of this population increase is bound to be astronomic. Large populations engender two problems: over-consumption in the rich countries which leads to environmental misery, and under-consumption in the poor countries which leads to human misery. People living in abject poverty ($1 per day) don't limit their fertility. Factory jobs in poor countries pay double that, ~$2 per day. For population to stabilize, income must rise. If population is to increase by 50%, income needs to double -- we are looking at a tripling of the world economy. The environment is currently overstressed. Can it survive a tripling of the economy? 00:00 - Chapter 1. Introduction 13:47 - Chapter 2. Population Explosion 28:44 - Chapter 3. Population and Over Consumption 38:58 - Chapter 4. Population and Poverty in the Developing World 51:25 - Chapter 5. Changes in Poverty Levels 01:06:02 - Chapter 6. Conclusion Complete course materials are available at the Open Yale Courses website: http://open.yale.edu/courses This course was recorded in Spring 2009.
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Strip Mining For Environmental Science 2011-2022
 
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Just about the basics of strip mining and its environmental effects
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Hitachi Group's Water Environment Solutions - Hitachi
 
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The Hitachi Group adopts a holistic approach to water environment related problems and it utilizes its advanced technological capabilities to address these global issues.This video gives an overview of Hitachi's wide range of worldwide engagements in the water environment sector.[Produced in July 2011]
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A killer road?  (Goa mining trucks)
 
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Sanvordem Tilamol Quepem Trucks carrying Iron ore (mines)
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Truck turntable - Re-locatable 9000mm Diameter with environmental ramp system
 
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Truck turntable - Re-locatable TTR9000 with environmental ramp system allows construction sites to avoid environmental issues with truck movements off site. The ramp allows trucks to enter and exit the site without making contact with dirt surfaces thus eliminating any environmental issues. Custom designed and engineered 9 metre diameter Truck Turntable with 30 tonne carrying capacity and overall height of 250mm. Price includes supply of turntable and appropriate lasercut ramps, freight to site, 1 x site visit to inspect and site preparations, electrical connection and comissioning. Australian Turntable Company Pty Ltd is Quality Assured accredited to ISO 9001:2000. Works by others include excavation, concrete pit, infill preparation and engineering of concrete base/pit.
Views: 1096 Adam Blakiston
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
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Namibian mining sparks environmental concerns
 
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Tourist operators are worried that a surge in uranium mining in the south-west African nation could cause environmental destruction and the loss of their livelihoods.
What Coal Mining Hydrogeology tells us about the Real Risks of Fracking_London Lecture_May 2016
 
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Development of shale gas by hydraulic fracturing (‘fracking’) is opposed by campaigners who hypothesise (amongst other things) that potable ground water supplies could be polluted by upward migration of fractures and any fluids they contain. There are very strong reasons for doubting this hypothesis, not least because migration of fractures to prolific aquifers would be highly unlikely to lead to pollution, but almost certain to result in drowning of the shale gas wells, rendering them unusable. Hence, despite having contrasting motivations, shale gas developers and environmental guardians turn out to have a strong common interest in avoiding inter-connection to aquifers. There is in fact a century-long analogue for such a ‘confluence’ of interests, provided by the history of longwall coal mining beneath the sea and major aquifers. Where large-scale mining proceeded from the surface downwards, major hydraulic inter-connection of shallow and deep zones did indeed result in widespread water pollution. However, where new mines were developed at depth without any connections to shallow old workings), complete hydraulic isolation from the near-surface hydrogeological environment was successfully maintained. This was despite the fact that longwall mining produced far greater stratal disruption than shale gas fracking ever could. A detailed example is presented from the successful operation of the Selby Coalfield beneath one of the UK’s main aquifers. This profound and sustained historical analogue provides a very clear lesson: given the lack of hydrogeological connectivity to shallow aquifers, shale gas fracking per se cannot contaminate shallow ground water. Provided operators observe long-established laws governing hydrocarbon wells and associated surface operations, other hydrogeological risks will also be minimal. Opponents of shale gas developments should therefore focus attention on more realistic potential impacts, most of which are familiar from almost any planning application, such as increased truck traffic on minor roads. Speaker Biography Paul Younger (University of Glasgow) Paul L Younger FREng holds the Rankine Chair of Engineering and is Professor of Energy Engineering at the University of Glasgow. He was formerly Pro-Vice-Chancellor for Engagement at Newcastle University, where he also established and led the Sir Joseph Swan Institute for Energy Research and, subsequently, the Newcastle Institute for Research on Sustainability. A geologist by first degree, Paul trained in hydrogeology in the USA as a Harkness Fellow in the mid-1980s, subsequently developing a career in environmental engineering. He is perhaps best known for his research and outreach on the environmental management of water in active and abandoned mines worldwide, which won the Queen’s Anniversary Prize for Higher Education for Newcastle University in 2005. He is a Fellow of the Geological Society and a Chartered Geologist, as well as a Chartered Engineer. He was elected a Fellow of the Royal Academy of Engineering in 2007 and has received honorary doctorates for his mine water pollution work from leading universities in Spain and South America. His current research focuses on deep geothermal. In parallel with his mainstream academic work, Paul has founded and directed four companies in the water and energy sectors and has authored more than 400 items in the international literature, including the well-received books “Mine Water: Hydrology, pollution, remediation” (Kluwer, 2002), “Groundwater in the Environment: An Introduction” (Blackwell, 2007), “Water: all that matters” (Hodder, 2012) and “Energy: all that matters” (Hodder, 2014). His knowledge of shale gas was gained through serving on the Joint Royal Academies’ Expert Panel, which reported to the UK government in 2012, and on the Independent Expert Panel on Unconventional Gas, which reported to the Scottish Government in June 2014. When not otherwise engaged, Paul’s preferred activities include exploring the Scottish Highlands and Islands, singing and playing traditional music, and indulging his love of the Spanish and Gaelic languages and cultures. Website: www.geolsoc.org.uk Twitter: www.twitter.com/geolsoc
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Stop illegal bauxite mining - Malaysia
 
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Protect the environment, protect Malaysia's future! Stop illegal bauxite mining!
Views: 191128 Awaga
Mining and the Environment
 
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RU Capstone Project about mining and the environment.
Views: 644 Nsrch4faith
Alberta Regulator Approves Jackpine Mine Expansion Despite "Irreversible" Environmental Impacts
 
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Indigenous activists and supporters embark on 4th annual Healing Walk, raise awareness on tar sands effects See more videos at: http://therealnews.com
Views: 1568 The Real News Network
Environmental issus in Peru
 
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News from Géraldine and Agathe, currently on a mission in Peru, a country where we find more than 8,000 environmental liabilities (mining waste that pollute the environment). They were going today to La Oriya, 176 kilometers from Lima. Oraya is one of the most polluted cities in the world. The multi-metals smelter, created in 1922, was bought in 1997 by Doe Run Peru, one of the largest producers of lead. The company has not implemented the program aimed to solve the pollution issues which it was committed to. Des nouvelles de Géraldine et Agathe, actuellement en mission au Pérou, pays dans lequel on trouve plus de 8.000 passifs environnementaux, c'est-à-dire des déchets miniers riches en métaux lourds qui polluent fortement l'environnement. Elles se rendaient aujourd'hui à La Oraya à 176 kilomètres de Lima. La Oraya est une des villes les plus polluées au monde. La fonderie multi-métaux, créée en 1922, a été rachetée en 1997 par Doe Run Peru, un des plus grand producteurs de plomb. L'entreprise n'a, à ce jour, toujours pas mis en oeuvre le programme visant à résoudre le problème de pollution auquel il s'était engagé
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MINE 391/486 Mining and Environment, Prof Marcello Vei
 
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The UBC (University of British Columbia, Canada) professor Marcello Veiga sings parodies in his Mining and Environment (MINE 391) students to explain the environmental and social effects of mining and he claims that new miners must change their attitudes..This is a parody telling the story of a irresponsible miner who believes that he can extract gold using mercury and dunmp everything in the rivers because nobody is watching him in a remote site in the North of Canada. The song stresses that if you don't know how to do responsibly...just don't mine it. At the end of the course, the students have to sing parodies related to the environmental impacts of mining. This is a talent show and the winner receives $ 1000.
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Impacts for Mining, Infrastructure and/or Transport Sectors
 
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Mining Professor Stephen Grano, IMER, University of Adelaide http://www.adelaide.edu.au/
The Impact of Mining on Women
 
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The Marikana massacre most certainly turned the spotlight on the women in mining communities by bringing into sharp focus the challenges facing the widows of the slain mineworkers. Fazila Farouk of SACSIS talks to Samantha Hargreaves of Womin about the broader impact of mining on women in mining communities and learns about land grabs, water grabs and the health impacts of environmental degradation and water pollution, which create an additional burden for the women behind the mineworkers. Women in mining communities, both within sender communities and recipient communities, are often also engaged in unpaid labour that subsidises the profits of big mining companies. The negative impacts of mining well outweigh any social responsibility investments made by mining corporations, contends Hargreaves. For a transcript of this interview please visit the SACSIS website at http://sacsis.co.za/site/article/1818.
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Will Batteries Power The World? | The Limits Of Lithium-ion
 
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$2000 Anker Contest Link: http://bit.ly/2u5YUqb Link to the PowerCore+ 26800 (the one I showed in the video): http://amzn.to/2vwh9Jr Real Engineering's video: https://youtu.be/ahxBbEwhIE0 Sam and Niko channel: http://www.youtube.com/samandniko Support MinutePhysics on Patreon! http://www.patreon.com/minutephysics Link to Patreon Supporters: http://www.minutephysics.com/supporters/ Can Batteries Power Everything? This video is about the physical and chemical limitations to electrolytic batteries, and how we might surpass the energy density and specific energy of lithium-ion batteries (like the Panasonic 18650 batteries used in the Tesla Model S, for example). REFERENCES: Lithium Fluorine Hydrogen NASA Rocket fuel test: https://archive.org/details/nasa\_techdoc\_19700018655 Limits on Cell Potential of Batteries: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Electrochemical_cell Lithium Ion Batteries: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Lithium-ion\_battery Standard Electrode Potential for Lithium, Lithium Graphite, etc: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Standard\_electrode\_potential\_(data\_page) Trends in Gravimetric Energy Density (Specific Energy): https://www.researchgate.net/figure/255748970\_fig1\_Fig-3-Trend-of-capacity-and-energy-density-increase-in-18-650-cylindrical-type-Li-ion Elon Musk/Telsa on why Lithium-ion is not exactly a lithium battery: http://benchmarkminerals.com/elon-musk-our-lithium-ion-batteries-should-be-called-nickel-graphite/ Lithium Sulfur Problems: http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0378775312019568?via%3Dihub https://www.researchgate.net/publication/225512575\_Lithium-sulfur\_batteries\_Problems\_and\_solutions Supercapacitors: http://www.electronicdesign.com/power/can-supercapacitors-surpass-batteries-energy-storage Panasonic 18650B Battery specs: https://na.industrial.panasonic.com/sites/default/pidsa/files/ncr18650b.pdf Anker PowerCore+ 26800 disassembled: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qJS3m\_CGbeY Types of Lithium Ion Batteries: http://batteryuniversity.com/learn/article/types\_of\_lithium\_ion Batteries & Electrochemical Cells on Hyperphysics: http://hyperphysics.phy-astr.gsu.edu/hbase/Chemical/electrochem.html MinutePhysics is on twitter - @minutephysics And facebook - http://facebook.com/minutephysics And Google+ (does anyone use this any more?) - http://bit.ly/qzEwc6 Minute Physics provides an energetic and entertaining view of old and new problems in physics -- all in a minute! Created by Henry Reich
Views: 724280 minutephysics
A Commitment to the Mining Industry - Chinese (中国版本)
 
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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.
Safety Issues in Deep Cut Mining (Small Mines Tech Transfer)
 
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Mine Safety and Health Administration Safety Issues in Deep Cut Mining (Small Mines Tech Transfer) DVD561 (Was VC939) - 1995 - BuM This video addresses the ergonomic problems in deep cut mining (cuts greater than twenty feet) and what actions can be taken to help find and to help formulate solutions in solving these problems.
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Volvo Trucks - Volvo Trucks vs 750 Tonnes: An extreme heavy haulage challenge
 
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How much can a single, series-produced truck haul? A Volvo FH16 featuring I-Shift with crawler gears faces one of the toughest challenges in the history of Volvo Trucks. With the world’s strongest man, Magnus Samuelsson, and trucking journalist Brian Weatherley in the driver’s cab, a Volvo FH16 attempts to pull 750 tonnes. Get all the behind-the-scenes figures: https://youtu.be/o67BMzmSJMs Learn more about I-Shift with crawler gears: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dPjVu2VKoF0 Volvo Trucks on social media: http://www.facebook.com/VolvoTrucks http://www.youtube.com/VolvoTrucks https://twitter.com/VolvoTrucks https://www.linkedin.com/company/volvo-trucks https://plus.google.com/+volvotrucks http://www.flickr.com/photos/volvotrucks http://www.pinterest.com/volvotrucks http://instagram.com/volvotrucks
Views: 5546791 Volvo Trucks
Don't Roll Back Wisconsin's Environmental Laws for Mining
 
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Overview of proposed legislation to rollback Wisconsin's natural resource protections as payback to mining companies and other polluting special interests.
Views: 865 wiconservation
Ending Sand Winning - AM Talk on JoyNews (14-3-18)
 
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Defence Minister justifies burning of tipper trucks of miners
Views: 229 MyJoyOnline TV
GOA :Mining supporters besiege visiting journalists in Goa
 
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By IANS, Panaji : A group of journalists attending a workshop on environment issues Friday said their tour bus was laid siege to at a mine located at Rivona in Goa's mining belt, 70 km from here. Suparno Banerjee, spokesperson for the Centre for Science and Environment (CSE), which was coordinating the media workshop, told a press conference that the siege lasted nearly an hour and a half, and but they have not filed a formal complaint with police. "We were in a bus taking around 30 journalists to the mining area in Rivona when we were halted and our bus was surrounded by locals who seemed to support mining," Banerjee said. The CSE official was in Goa to coordinate a workshop for journalists from Goa, Maharashtra and Karnataka on reporting about issues related to mining. "We were on a visit to the mining belt when the siege happened. There was no provocation," Banerjee said, adding that the journalists and the resource persons were allowed to leave after police intervened. Mining activity in Goa is temporarily banned by the central as well as state government, pending verification of documents, after a judicial commission unearthed a Rs.35,000 crore scam.
Views: 466 ingoanews
Mining Truck 2 - Level Editor
 
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Example of the making levels in the Flash IDE for game "Mining Truck: Trolley Transport". Music: International Pony - Bubble In The Bottle
Views: 9758 AntKarlov
Opposition growing to proposed coal mine
 
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COMOX VALLEY - Twenty-eight environmental, political and labour organizations are banding together to demand rigorous environmental reviews for a proposed coal mine here. Compliance Coal Corporation hopes to operate an underground coal mine on a 3100 heactare site 5kms west of Buckley Bay. Meterallergical coal would be extracted and shipped to Korea and Japan for steel manufacturing. Critics say the Raven Coal site would have a negative environmental and economic impact on the region, especially on the nearby aquaculture industry. The company's CEO John Tapic says the only impact would be a positive economic one, with the creation of 850 new and spin-off jobs along with 200 construction jobs. http://www.coalwatch.ca http://www.theravenproject.ca Follow Gord Kurbis on Twitter - http://www.twitter.com/ANewsGord
Views: 570 ANewsVanIsland
Anti-mining groups show support to DENR Sec. Gina Lopez
 
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Supporters of environment secretary Gina Lopez composed of anti-mining groups marched to the Senate. Joyce Balancio will tell us why. For more videos: http://www.untvweb.com/video/ For News Update, visit: http://www.untvweb.com/news/ Check out our official social media accounts: http://www.facebook.com/UNTVNewsRescue http://www.twitter.com/untvnewsrescue https://www.youtube.com/UNTVNewsandRescue Instagram account - @UNTVLife Feel free to share but do not re-upload.
TRANSPORTATION IMPACTS OF SAND MINING
 
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In this session, "Transportation Impacts of Sand Mining," Will Cronin discusses how sand mining affects local and statewide transportation.
Larissa on Coal Seam Gas Mining
 
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"It's 7½ years since I first raised the issue in Parliament and we still don't have any decent laws to protect the community, our farmland, our water or our climate from the impacts of coal seam gas, shale and tight gas - unconventional gas. So we won't stop talking about this..." Read the speech in full here: https://larissa-waters.greensmps.org.au/articles/coal-seam-gas-12
Safety Excellence - Moolarben Coal Operations, Yancoal (Safety Light)
 
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Moolarben Coal Operations (MCO) employees were engaged in a consultative process to discuss issues and potential solutions for collision incidents between heavy mobile equipment in operational areas. All crews developed ideas and solutions and the most appropriate was deemed to be a signal light on the roof of tracked heavy equipment in operating areas. This entailed the operator initiating radio contact to dozer operators who then acknowledges through the signal light to establish positive communication between the operating equipment. The solution was risk assessed and trialled under a controlled environment for a period of time. MCO employees were again engaged at the end of the trial period to assess the outcomes and highlight any deficiencies and concerns. There was only positive feedback from employees and the system was implemented on all tracked equipment with an acceptable cost per unit. Since the implementation of the safety light system there have been no further instances of collisions between heavy mobile equipment in MCO's operating areas
Views: 2368 NSW Mining