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  1. Innovations push bitumen mining , economics; cut environmental effects

    Magazine Articles

    Mon, 6 Sep 2010

    innovations have improved the economics for mining bitumen and reduced the effects of the mining operation on the environment in the Athabasca ..... Energy, explained to Oil & Gas Journal the mining and processing operations Shell uses and highlighted

  2. Data mining algorithm selection: decision trees

    Magazine Articles

    Mon, 27 Jan 2003

    The visual data mining process, seen in the first part of this ..... discontinuities" in visual plots led to use of data mining decision trees as an ideal form of analysis ..... research led to a specific decision tree data mining algorithm yielding best results. Results

  1. COMPANY NEWS: Nippon Oil, Nippon Mining to merge

    Magazine Articles

    Mon, 22 Dec 2008

    refiner Nippon Oil Corp. and sixth-ranked Nippon Mining Holdings Inc., faced with sluggish domestic ..... and Edge Petroleum Corp. Nippon Oil, Nippon Mining Nippon Oil and Nippon Mining expect the merger to be completed in October 2009

  2. Suncor to expand oil sands mining , use new system

    Online Articles

    Mon, 26 Feb 2007

    Energy Inc. plans to develop an oil sands mining project 3 km southwest of its existing ..... intends to develop the Voyageur South mining project using new technologies expected ..... instead of the traditional truck and shovel mining system. It says this would reduce noise

  3. Nippon Oil, Nippon Mining planning to merge

    Online Articles

    Fri, 5 Dec 2008

    leading refiner Nippon Oil Corp. and sixth-ranked Nippon Mining Holdings Inc., faced with sluggish domestic demand for gasoline ..... a 23.1% share of Japan's gasoline market, with Nippon Mining Holdings unit Japan Energy Corp. commanding 10.3%. The

  4. IFC launches website on oil, gas, mining , and chemical activities

    Online Articles

    Fri, 7 Aug 2009

    which focuses on the World Bank affiliate’s oil, gas, mining , and chemical financing activities. “The new site gives users ..... demonstrate sustainable development results from oil, gas, mining , and chemical projects which IFC helps to finance. Key features

  5. Ecuador appoints Pinto as oil and mining minister

    Online Articles

    Tue, 16 Jun 2009

    crack down on international oil companies operating in his country, has sworn in Germanico Pinto as the country’s oil and mining minister. "We're going to radicalize our citizens' revolution...and that radicalization implies demanding respect

  6. SLIM HOLE DRILLING-1 MINING TECHNIQUE FINDS APPLICATIONS IN OIL EXPLORATION

    Magazine Articles

    Mon, 6 May 1991

    slim hole drilling as practiced by the mining drilling industry in small diameter coring ..... is standard practice worldwide in the mining industry. Destructive drilling (i ..... developing such wells. HISTORICAL REVIEW The mining industry has used continuous cable coring

  7. Anglo American to purchase ExxonMobil's Chilean mining assets

    Online Articles

    Wed, 8 May 2002

    ExxonMobil Corp. said it will divest its affiliated companies that hold all of the company's interests in its copper mining business unit Cia. Minera Disputada de las Condes Ltda. to Anglo American PLC for $1.3 billion. Anglo American will also

  8. Habanero Resources adds mining geologist

    Online Articles

    Thu, 18 Jun 2009

    international geological consultant with over 25 years of experience in the mining industry. He has previously held positions with mining companies such as Newmont Mining Corp. and Homestake Mining Co. (now Barrick Gold Corp.) as senior project