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Clean Coal CO2 Capture
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The Decline of Clean Coal R&D Funding and the Pitfalls of Politically Driven Energy Policies

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  In a previous article Resource Erectors highlighted Elon Musk’s $100 million and $20 million XPRIZEs as motivation for the development of innovative CO2 capturing technology. The winning projects involved a coal-fired power plant and an LNG facility, where CO2 was captured at the stacks and injected to make concrete…
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Green Tech Mining: Digging to Fill Amazon’s Order For 100,000 Electric Vehicles

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  When the world places an order the mining industry delivers. But will the radical, regulatory, environmental left get out of its own way when it comes to expanded mining operations for complex green technology support?  Amazon is making quite a  big deal out of their order for 100,000 Rivian…
2021 construction trends
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Big Spender Non-building Projects Prop Up 2% Drop in Dodge Index 2021 Construction Numbers

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  Once again the push to green tech is playing a role in 2021 construction trends, as the stagnant building sector is still recovering from Covid 19 supply overhangs. But there’s still some good civil construction news for the remainder of 2021.  National construction numbers overall logged a 2% drop…
Graphite-Battery-Mining
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Coated Spherical Purified Graphite (CSPG) and US Battery Metal Mining

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  There’s a hot “new” battery metal in the mining industry’s Electric Vehicle support race. It’s an anode-grade, all-natural-flake graphite that can match or surpass the life cycles of its synthetic graphite competitors, all while increasing energy kWh capacity, at a much lower cost.  In this article, the industry watchers…
COV cost of vacancies for your company
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The High Cost of Vacancies (COV) in Critical Positions at Your Company

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Calculating COV: The Business Impact of Talent Shortages COV, or Cost of Vacancy, is the most critical metric for determining the actual dollar impact of vacancies in key positions for industries across the board, and according to one leading HR expert, the COV metric is one quite often neglected. (more…)
mining construction equipment 2021
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Construction and Mining Equipment 2021: Bulldozing Over Covid 19 Setbacks

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  In the third AEM [Association of Equipment Manufacturers] member survey conducted since the pandemic started, 75 percent of CEO respondents predict industry-wide revenue growth through October 2021.- Construction Equipment Guide It’s hard to keep a strong industry down and civil construction and mining are two sectors showing impressive resilience…

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