Mining - Wikipedia
Mining is the extraction of valuable minerals or other geological materials from the Earth, usually from an ore body, lode, vein, seam, reef or placer deposit.These deposits form a mineralized package that is of economic interest to the miner. Ores recovered by mining include metals, coal, oil shale, gemstones, limestone, chalk, dimension stone, rock salt, potash, gravel, and clay.Gold mining - Wikipedia,It is impossible to know the exact date that humans first began to mine gold, but some of the oldest known gold artifacts were found in the Varna Necropolis in Bulgaria.The graves of the necropolis were built between 4700 and 4200 BC, indicating that gold mining could be at least 7000 years old. A group of German and Georgian archaeologists claims the Sakdrisi site in southern Georgia, dating,ASIA MINING: MINING IN THE PHILIPPINES,Well, the country risks are well known and many of these were spelled in ‘Mining in the Philippines - Concerns and Conflicts’ back in 2006. Probably some changes are present now? Anyways, I find the Philippine Mining Investment Portal as one of the best among the countries in the area – it shows all mining opportunities and options – however, it needs to be updated on many pages.