Mining

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Asteroid Mining

explainingthefuture.com

Youtube video describing how mining may occur on asteroids in the future. 

Beneath the Surface - Myra Falls Mine

MineralsEd

Youtube video profiling the Myra Falls mining operation on Vancouver Island. 

Block Caving Mining Method

Atlas Copco Underground

Youtube video animation that explains the block caving mining method.

Cut and Fill Mining Method

Atlas Copco Underground

Youtube video animation that explains the cut and fill mining method.

Deep-sea Mining Could Transform the Globe

The Economist

Youtube video about the future possibility of mining the ocean floor. 

Éléonore - visite virtuelle souterraine / virtual underground tour

Goldcorp

Virtual underground tour of Goldcorp's Éléonore's Gold Mine via ramp and shaft access.

Endako Mine

Kosta Sainis (Endako Mine)

Slideshow presentation on Endako Mine (April 2015).

Fully Mechanized Longwall Coal Production

Mining Videos

Youtube video showing the longwall mining method in action.

I am a Mining Engineer

MineralsEd

A colouring and activity book for students of all ages that depicts the work of of mining engineers before, during and after mining.

Industrial Mineral Operations in BC – Teacher Information and Student Activitiy Book

MineralsEd

Teacher information about current industrial mineral operations in BC, includes student activities.

Je sui un ingénieur minier

MineralsEd

A colouring and activity book in French for students of all ages that depicts the work of of mining engineers before, durign and after mining.

How a Canadian company will mine the sea bed near Papua New Guinea

News Direct

Youtube video illustrating how the Canadian company Nautilus plans to mine on the ocean floor near Papua New Guinea.

How Gold Is Produced

Nevada Mining Association

Youtube video explaining modern gold mining methods.

The Interconnected World of Coal - Elk Valley Coal Corporation 

MineralsEd

Youtube video profiling Teck's Elk Valley coal mining operations. 

Marble Quarry

360 Cities

Panoramic view, Italy.

Mining Community: Elkford, BC (w/ Activity book)

MineralsEd

A storybook developed for primary social studies featuring the mining community, Elkford in SE BC, and accompanying activity book for students.

Mining in British Columbia Map

MineralsEd

Map of current metal, coal and industrial mining operations in BC.

Mining Process Slides

MineralsEd

Slideshow depicting the steps in the mining process (with captions) from drilling and blasting to shipping.

Mining the Moon

explainingthefuture.com

Youtube video describing how mining may occur on the Moon in the future. 

Minnesota Iron Mining Process

Minnesota Iron

Youtube video about the importance of iron in our modern day lives.

Newgold Block Caving

Breaker Technology

Youtube video animation describing the proposed block caving method to be used at the New Afton mine near Kamloops, BC.

NEW-MINE – EU Training Network for Resource Recovery Through Enhanced Landfill Mining

SIM2 KU Lueven

Youtube video about the research being done on mining old landfills and recycling and repurposing the waste using new technologies. 

Partons à la découverte d'une mine

Placer Dome

Colouring book in French that explains what a mine is and how it works.

Secondary Science of Mining Resource Unit

MineralsEd

Teacher-written resource unit binder; includes teacher information, lessons and activities.

Sustaining the Future - Highland Valley Copper

MineralsEd

Youtube video profiling Teck's Highland Valley Copper mining operation near Kamloops, BC. 

Terrestrial Telerobotic Mining technology: An Enabler for Extraterrestrial Habitation, Mining and Construction.

Greg Baiden (Laurentian University)

Video lecture on telerobotic mining technology.

The Mining Process at Copper Mountain Mine

Copper Mountain Mining Corp.

Youtube video about the Copper Mountain mine operation.

The World's Largest Salt Mine

Toronto Star

Youtube video profiling the world's 

Underground Coal Mining

Minerals in Your Life

Youtube video illustrating underground coal mining methods, including room and pillar technique, and longwall mining.

Virtual Quarry

Mineral Products Association

Interactive, animations, photos and video.

Walter Energy Longwall Mining Animation

Walter Energy

Youtube video animation explaining the longwall coal mining technique.

What is a Mine?

Placer Dome

Colouring book that explains what a mine is and how it works.

Quinsam Coal

MineralsEd

Youtube video profiling the now closed Quinsam Coal operation on Vancouver Island.