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The Process of Sampling and Assaying

Sampling and assaying of cores is a critical part of the drilling process. Getting core samples out of the ground and into core trays is not cheap, and it's important to maximise the amount of data that can be [...]

By | February 15th, 2014|Categories: Geology|

Discoverer® Core Trays Launched into the Latin America Marketplace

Recently our Managing Director, Tanju Kadir took an exciting trip to Peru and Brazil attending trade shows and Vale mine site visits to launch our Discoverer® core tray product throughout Latin America. The adventure commenced with a short stopover [...]

By | February 14th, 2014|Categories: Discoverer|

Discoverer® Exhibited again at Chinese Mining Expo

At the end of 2013 our valued Chinese distributor Beijing XINYUANZHION Technology Development Co. Ltd presented our Discoverer® core tray products for the second year in a row at the China Mining Expo in Tianjin. The annual event was [...]

By | February 14th, 2014|Categories: Discoverer|

Unravelling the Mystery of Earthquake Lights

It sounds like something from a bad science fiction movie - eerily glowing balls of light that hover above the ground or shoot across the sky before and during an earthquake. Throughout history, writers and scientists have been mystified [...]

By | January 25th, 2014|Categories: Geology|

Drilling Into the Lower Crust: a Pacific Expedition answers some questions, raises new ones

A Groundbreaking ExpiditionAn international geoscience mission to drill into the lower oceanic crust has succeeded (, redefining our understanding of processes occurring beneath the seafloor. The 10 million dollar mission, referred to as Ocean Drilling Program Expedition 345, involved [...]

By | January 17th, 2014|Categories: Mining|

The likely Tsunami impact from an Asteroid

A large scale meteor impact is the often thought of as the stuff of science fiction. However, geologists know that impacts were likely responsible for more than one mass extinction during the history of life on Earth as well as [...]

By | January 14th, 2014|Categories: Geology|

Heavy Comet Bombardment may have Started Life on Earth

The aftermath of a comet impact may not seem like the most likely place to look for the complex molecules required for life. However, recent computer simulations suggest that the heat and pressure of such a collision might actually [...]

By | December 4th, 2013|Categories: Geology|

The Other Sequester: The Challenges of CO2 Sequestration

With CO2 levels in Earth's atmosphere rapidly increasing and global warming already underway, scientists and policymakers are beginning to look more seriously at the technical aspects of carbons sequestration. But what first seemed a simple and cost-effective solution has [...]

By | December 2nd, 2013|Categories: Geology|

Coal Mining In Australia: Companies Wary of Greenfield Development

Australian coal mining companies have been shelving greenfield projects in favor of increased extraction at existing mines. Companies, especially those that are not protected by diversification, would rather extract more from existing projects than initiate new projects that could [...]

By | November 29th, 2013|Categories: Mining|

“Energy-Water Nexus” will Challenge Water Managers for Foreseeable Future

Everything that we consume on Earth is dependent on two resources: water and energy. The pizza you ate for dinner, the shoes on your feet, the rare earth elements in your computer – all of these things required the [...]

By | November 27th, 2013|Categories: Geology|