Minerals & mining information gateways
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Coal Abstracts - covers the world's literature on coal.
Coal Online - is a major free resource providing comprehensive information on the technology of coal utilisation. The information is based on published reports from the IEA Clean Coal Centre.
Earthworks-jobs - is a world leading portal of job and career opportunities for mining specialists, acoustic consultants, hydrologists, hydrogeologists, water resource professionals, architects, horticulturists, agronomists, environmental scientists, ecologists, conservationists, forestry/agricultural scientists, geographers, oceanographers, marine scientists, space and planetary scientists, archaeologists and anthropologists, Remote Sensing/GIS specialists, geoscientists, remediation/contaminated land specialists, geotechnical engineers.
Everythingmining - comprehensive site for mining industry covering exploration, project, education-career, technology joint ventures, research, news and environment worldwide.
Energy Resources - produced by Wood Mackenzie, contains oil and gas resources including video interviews, energy abbreviations, and energy conversion tool, white papers, glossary, oil and gas asset operator lookup tool, and links to energy companies as well as oil and gas maps and metals maps.
GeoScience World (GSW) - is a nonprofit corporation formed by a group of leading geoscientific organizations for the purpose of making geoscience research and related information easily and economically available via the Internet. GSW is an unprecedented collaboration of six leading earth science societies and one institute. The Founding Organizations: American Association of Petroleum Geologists (AAPG), American Geological Institute (AGI), Geological Society of America (GSA), The Geological Society of London (GSL), Mineralogical Society of America (MSA), Society for Sedimentary Geology (SEPM), and Society of Exploration Geophysicists (SEG).
Goodmarine.com - an open-access web site for the marine aggregates industry.
Good Quarry - this web site is open access and intended for all who have an interest in measures taken to minimise the environmental impact of surface mineral workings. These include quarries, gravel and clay pits and opencast coal mines.
InfoMine - provides comprehensive, fully-searchable information on the global mineral exploration and mining industries via regional, language-focused websites known as InfoMine Editions. Information comprises current news, investment opinion, mining and mineral-exploration companies, mineral properties, suppliers, consultants, events, publications and training services.
International Mining - "is a world leading monthly technical magazine for mining company management. IM goes deeper into the issues of the global mining industry – looking closely at techniques and technology, sustainable development, environmental management, skills shortages and more".
International Mining Project News - "published every two weeks, is a subscription eletter that closely monitors new mining projects, collecting and reporting data on new prefeasibility studies and updating ongoing feasibility studies and development projects all round the world. IMPN also reports on mines going into production and the commencement of expansions".
MEi Online Mineral Engineering International - is intended to provide a source of information to the worldwide mineral processing and extractive metallurgy community. Access to all of the information on the pages of MEI Online is free.
MI - A Mine of Information - the world's premier updated and qualified mining data developed and maintained by mining professionals in partnership with industry.
Mindat.org - "is the largest mineral database and mineralogical reference website on the internet. This site contains worldwide data on minerals, mineral collecting, mineral localities and other mineralogical information."
MineralsUK - a wealth of information on mineral resources, planning, policy and legislation, sustainable development, statistics and exploration.Covers Minerals Information Online which provides online access to minerals-related data and information. The data are based on the digitally-generated mineral resources maps which can be purchased or downloaded individually.
MineWeb - "the world's top mining and mining investment news website."
Mining.com - a web-based global site focusing on news and commentary about mining and mineral exploration.
mininginformation.com - Mining Journal's information portal for the mining industry worldwide.
MiningNews.net - provides comprehensive mining industry news and information to miners, suppliers, industry investors and others.
Mining Technology - is aimed at people working in the mining industry, providing international coverage of the latest projects with an extensive index of mining industry companies and services.
MINRES - aims to facilitate the use of mineral wastes such as ashes, sludges, mineral processing residues in the manufacture of construction products, including bricks, concrete products, aircrete, mineral fibre insulation, cement, plasterboard and manufactured aggregates.
NetRegs - a free environmental website designed to help small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) throughout the UK understand and comply with key environmental legislation. The site explains, in plain English, the legal environmental obligations to businesses in the mining and quarrying sectors.
OneMine - "the online global mining and minerals library." contains the technical papers of several minerals and mining societies.
SearchMining.net - is a search engine specifically designed for the mining industry. Only websites that are highly relevant to the industry are indexed in the engine.
Scottish Centre for Carbon Storage - has developed an interactive resource for researches, industry and all those interested in CCS (Carbon Capture and Storage). The resource provides the location of proposed CCS sites worldwide and details basic project information.