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7 Facts about Australia's largest state: Western Australia
 
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In this video you can find seven little known facts about Western Australia. Keep watching and subscribe, as more Australian states will follow! You can now support this channel via Patreon, by accessing the link bellow. Thank you! https://www.patreon.com/7facts Learn, Share, Subscribe US States & Territories https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLbZJ71IJGFRT2EjuHJUt4-YZ59SZNc8ch 206 Countries in One Series https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLbZJ71IJGFRR54b-LlPPw6YcUFiBEEP6G Social Media: https://twitter.com/Sebastian2Go https://www.facebook.com/official7facts ------------------------------------------------ More information about the video content bellow: 1. If WA were to be a country in its own right, it would be in the world’s top 10 for size. Western Australia is Australia's largest state, with a total land area of 2,529,875 square kilometres (976,790 sq mi), and the second-largest country subdivision in the world, surpassed only by Russia's Sakha Republic. The state has about 2.6 million inhabitants – around 11% of the national total – of whom the vast majority (92%) live in the south-west corner, 73% of the population living in the Perth area, leaving the remainder of the state sparsely populated. 2. In 1933, Western Australians voted overwhelmingly to secede from the Commonwealth. While 68 percent of people voted for secession, the Commonwealth refused the request and WA remained part of Australia. 3. Perth (WA’s capital) is the most isolated city in the world, with its closest city being Adelaide and that’s over 2,200 km away. Perth is closer to Singapore and Jakarta than it is to Canberra. 4. Madness, mutiny and murder. It might sound like the plot of an implausible Hollywood blockbuster, but the story of the Batavia is frighteningly real. In 1629, the ship struck a reef 40 kilometres off the coast of WA – and that’s where the terrible tale began. 5. Perth’s very own Kings Park is the largest city park in the world. Yes, at 400ha (988 acres) it is larger than Central Park in New York . Here you can wander and take in spectacular views of the Swan River, overlooking Elizabeth Quay, the city skyline and Darling Ranges. There are bush trails, manicured gardens and Australia’s largest display of wildflowers throughout the Botanic Gardens. 6. The Pinnacles is two hours north of Perth in the Nambung National Park. There you will see the ancient desert sculptures, where the desert landscape is transformed with yellow limestone formations up to 5 metres tall rising out of the sand dunes. 7. Western Australia has its fair share of natural resources and a booming mining industry. Located in the remote Kimberley region is Argyle Diamond Mine, the largest diamond producer in the world (by volume) and the only known significant source of pink and red diamonds. The Kimberley coast is also home to Australia’s largest producer of pearls. Two of the world’s largest producers of gold are located in Western Australia. The largest open cut mine until 2016 is the Super Pit at Kalgoorlie gold mine. The oblong pit is 3.5km long and 1.5km wide but a massive 570 metres deep making it visible from space. No wonder Perth is home to the highest per capita of self made millionaires. More Info: http://www.nationalgeographic.com.au/history/australias-most-infamous-shipwreck.aspx http://www.nationalgeographic.com.au/history/the-time-western-australia-tried-to-secede.aspx https://www.aholeinmyshoe.com/perth/ Music: Andreas - Departure https://facebook.com/andreasmusicno https://twitter.com/andreasmusicno https://soundcloud.com/andreas_music https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCIfpJV9BVtRxEDOlP8nM15w https://www.instagram.com/andreas_music_/ Images: https://natharianetravel.files.wordpress.com/2012/11/img_3678.jpg https://www.goodfreephotos.com/australia/western-australia/perth/skyline-of-perth-at-night-in-australia.jpg.php מאת Samuel Wiki - נוצר על ידי מעלה היצירה, CC0, https://commons.wikimedia.org/w/index.php?curid=34463254 By Binarysequence - Own work, CC BY-SA 3.0, https://commons.wikimedia.org/w/index.php?curid=29295926 https://pxhere.com/ro/photo/1376005 Intro Creator: Pushed to Insanity http://pushedtoinsanity.com/portfolio-item/free-2d-outro-template-11/
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Living conditions in mining camps
 
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Queensland District Vice President Mitch Hughes talks about conditions in mining camps
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What you didn't know about Christmas Island
 
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In this video you can find seven little known facts about Christmas Island. Keep watching and subscribe, as more Australian territories will follow! You can now support this channel via Patreon, by accessing the link bellow. Thank you! https://www.patreon.com/7facts Learn, Share, Subscribe US States & Territories https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLbZJ71IJGFRT2EjuHJUt4-YZ59SZNc8ch 206 Countries in One Series https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLbZJ71IJGFRR54b-LlPPw6YcUFiBEEP6G Social Media: https://twitter.com/Sebastian2Go https://www.facebook.com/official7facts ------------------------------------------------ More information about the video content bellow: 1. The Territory of Christmas Island is an Australian external territory comprising the island of the same name. Christmas Island is located in the Indian Ocean, around 350 kilometres (220 mi) south of Java and Sumatra and around 1,550 kilometres (960 mi) north-west of the closest point on the Australian mainland. It has an area of 135 square kilometres. 2. The first European to sight the island was Richard Rowe of the Thomas in 1615. The island was later named on Christmas Day (25 December) 1643 by Captain William Mynors, but only settled in the late 19th century. Its geographic isolation and history of minimal human disturbance has led to a high level of endemism among its flora and fauna, which is of interest to scientists and naturalists. The majority (63 percent) of the island is included in the Christmas Island National Park, which features several areas of primary monsoonal forest. 3. It has been settled only since the 1880s; for much of the period since then it was administered by the Straits Settlement (Singapore), with inclusion as an Australian territory only since 1958. Phosphate mining was the reason for its settlement, and has persisted as the main (sometimes only) industry ever since, leading to loss of about 25% of the Island’s rainforest area. 4. Flying Fish Cove is the capital city and main settlement of Australia's Christmas Island. Although it was originally named after British survey-ship Flying-Fish, many maps simply label it “The Settlement”. It was the first British settlement on the island, established in 1888. 5. Most of its reptiles, native mammals, and terrestrial birds occur (or occurred) nowhere else; and nearly 200 invertebrate species are considered endemic. There are very few areas in Australia (indeed, in the world) that can match such narrow endemism. The endemic Red Crab is the most conspicuous, with a population of at least 40 million. It is the Island’s ecological lynchpin, engineering the forest structure and productivity. It is everywhere; but spectacularly so in its annual breeding migration from forest to sea, when the forest floor, roads and gardens become moving masses of crab: one of the world’s great animal migrations. 6. From the outbreak of the South-East Asian theatre of World War II in December 1941, Christmas Island was a target for Japanese occupation because of its rich phosphate deposits. 7. From the late 1980s and early 1990s, boats carrying asylum seekers, mainly departing from Indonesia, began landing on the island. In 2001, Christmas Island was the site of the Tampa controversy, in which the Australian government stopped a Norwegian ship, MV Tampa, from disembarking 438 rescued asylum-seekers. The ensuing standoff and the associated political reactions in Australia were a major issue in the 2001 Australian federal election. More Info: https://theconversation.com/unknown-wonders-christmas-island-13648 https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Christmas_Island Music: Andreas - Departure https://facebook.com/andreasmusicno https://twitter.com/andreasmusicno https://soundcloud.com/andreas_music https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCIfpJV9BVtRxEDOlP8nM15w https://www.instagram.com/andreas_music_/ Images: By DIAC images - Christmas Island Immigration Detention Centre, CC BY 2.0, https://commons.wikimedia.org/w/index.php?curid=24285031 By DIAC images - Christmas Island Immigration Detention Centre, CC BY 2.0, https://commons.wikimedia.org/w/index.php?curid=24285048 https://s-media-cache-ak0.pinimg.com/originals/b9/a7/9e/b9a79e809857d6557c260374879f284b.jpg By Paul McFarlane - https://www.flickr.com/photos/[email protected]/35810038394/in/feed, CC BY-SA 2.0, https://commons.wikimedia.org/w/index.php?curid=61835525 https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=GWcsyU7uCkY http://www.lbi.org/wp-content/uploads/2012/05/Japanese-Occupation.jpg By DIAC images - Christmas Island Immigration Detention Centre and the Lilac compound, CC BY 2.0, https://commons.wikimedia.org/w/index.php?curid=24284795 Intro Creator: Pushed to Insanity http://pushedtoinsanity.com/portfolio-item/free-2d-outro-template-11/
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14 PROOFS OUR LIFE IS A LIE
 
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Here you are, going about your business, believing stereotypes, and then it turns out everything you believe is a lie. These 14 incredible facts will probably turn your world upside down! TIMESTAMPS There is gravity in outer space 0:34 Napoleon was quite tall 0:54 Coke in glass bottles is different from Coke in cans 1:32 This is how towels are stacked in stores 2:20 The Earth isn’t round 2:39 Hello Kitty isn’t a cat 2:56 Diamonds are cheap carbon in excess 3:23 Not all potato chips are 100% potatoes 4:02 Not all paving blocks are actual blocks 4:34 Flying moths don’t eat clothes 4:56 Owls have long legs 5:22 Goldfish have a memory span of more than 3 sec 5:45 Chupa Chups isn’t a US brand 6:20 You can’t stick your thumb into your nose 6:44 SUMMARY - There’s gravity on the ISS, although it’s weaker than on the planet’s surface. - The average height in France at that time was about 5′ 3” - 5′ 4”, which means the Emperor wasn’t short at all. - Taste is affected by a whole number of factors, including touch and smell. The same drink in different vessels will taste different, too. - Some stores use all kinds of tricks for marketing or just plain convenience. This is an example of an anti-theft solution. - It has the shape of a geoid, but this information is reserved for people who aren’t adepts of the Flat Earth hypotheses. - Anthropologist Christine Yano has researched Hello Kitty as a mass culture phenomenon for the last few years, and she’s positive it’s not a cat but a girl, a self-contained character. - De Beers has a monopoly on the diamond market: the company founders first bought diamond mines in South Africa in 1888 and then proceeded to buy in other places where these, as it turns out, not-so-precious stones were mined. - The secret of smooth and even chips is that they’re only 40% potato flakes, while the rest is starch, flour, and water. All the ingredients are mixed together and pressed in special molds. - Now you know how these blocks are made. Of course, it’s not done like this everywhere, but it’s cheaper and faster than actually laying out the blocks. - Now you know how these blocks are made. Of course, it’s not done like this everywhere, but it’s cheaper and faster than actually laying out the blocks. - Now you know how these blocks are made. Of course, it’s not done like this everywhere, but it’s cheaper and faster than actually laying out the blocks. - Grown moths don’t make holes in clothes: their offspring do. A moth is only born and lives to lay down its eggs into fur, which then hatch, and ravenous little maggots start eating the clothes. - Everyone knows owls can turn their heads at a 270° angle, but their long legs were discovered by accident: someone just decided to lift the bird a little. - A 15-year-old Australian student busted the myth that goldfish have bad memories and remember only the last 3 seconds. The school experiment showed that the fish retain associative memory for at least 6 days, and they’re even capable of solving simple problems. - Chupa Chups isn’t a US brand. The world-renowned lollipop was conceived by Enric Bernat from Barcelona, Spain, and the logo was created by Salvador Dali himself. - You can’t stick your thumb into your nose. Don’t even try. Subscribe to Bright Side : https://goo.gl/rQTJZz ---------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- Our Social Media: Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/brightside/ Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/brightgram/ 5-Minute Crafts Youtube: https://www.goo.gl/8JVmuC  ---------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- For more videos and articles visit: http://www.brightside.me/
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7 Awesome Facts about Victoria, Australia
 
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In this video you can find seven little known facts about Victoria. Keep watching and subscribe, as more Australian states will follow! You can now support this channel via Patreon, by accessing the link bellow. Thank you! https://www.patreon.com/7facts Learn, Share, Subscribe US States & Territories https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLbZJ71IJGFRT2EjuHJUt4-YZ59SZNc8ch 206 Countries in One Series https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLbZJ71IJGFRR54b-LlPPw6YcUFiBEEP6G Social Media: https://twitter.com/Sebastian2Go https://www.facebook.com/official7facts ------------------------------------------------ More information about the video content bellow: 1. In 1788, the entire Australian continent was claimed by the British. The area around the Sullivan Bay was the first settlement created in 1803. The Port Phillip District established in 1836 covered the present day Victoria. In 1851, Victoria was granted with a new status as a separate colony. In 1855, it was granted as self-government. 2. After gold was discovered in Victoria in 1851, people from all over the world moved to the state, hoping to become rich in the gold rush. Victoria’s population expanded from 76,000 in 1851 to 540,000 in 1861. The only armed civil rebellion in Australia’s history – the Eureka Stockade – took place in Ballarat, Victoria, on December 3rd 1854. Protests about the high license fees people had to pay in order to dig for gold culminated in a battle between the gold miners and troops in which 34 people died. 3. Melbourne is the state capital of Victoria and the second-most populous city in Australia and Oceania. During the Victorian gold rush of the 1850s, it was transformed into one of the world's largest and wealthiest cities. After the federation of Australia in 1901, it served as the nation's interim seat of government until 1927. By the time of the Federation of Australia in 1901, Melbourne had become the largest city and leading financial centre in Australasia. Before Melbourne was called Melbourne, it was named Batmania after John Batman, a colonist farmer from Tasmania who landed in Port Philip Bay in May 1835. 4. In 1855 Melbourne stonemasons won the right to the world's first Eight Hour Day, which became a symbol of the rights of workers to improve their working conditions: forming the basis of Australia's reputation as a "workingman's paradise". 5. One of Victoria’s most exciting natural icons is the Great Ocean Road. The Great Ocean Road is a 243 km stretch of National Heritage listed road that runs along Victoria’s coastline from Torquay to Warrnambool. It offers fantastic surf, rainforests and wildlife, as well as remarkable sites such as the Twelve Apostles. The Twelve Apostles rise from the ocean along a rugged section of coastline where the limestone cliffs have been worn away by powerful waves to form canyons, arches and pillars of rock. 6. Victorian scientist Dr David Warren was the first person to think of and develop the Black Box flight recorder. Fitted to all Australian airliners, it records the voices and instrument readings in the cockpit of an aeroplane, providing valuable information in air crash investigations. 7. Melbourne’s well-known tramway system has 244 km of track and more than 450 trams. It is the fourth largest tramway system in the world and the largest outside of Europe. More Info: https://www.corporatekeysaustralia.com.au/blog/facts-about-the-australian-state-of-victoria/ https://www.forteachersforstudents.com.au/site/themed-curriculum/victoria/facts/ Music: Andreas - Departure https://facebook.com/andreasmusicno https://twitter.com/andreasmusicno https://soundcloud.com/andreas_music https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCIfpJV9BVtRxEDOlP8nM15w https://www.instagram.com/andreas_music_/ Images: https://content.ngv.vic.gov.au/col-images/api/EXHI049186/1280 https://www.flickr.com/photos/wikiwill/3565090308 https://www.theultimatetravelcompany.com/wp-content/uploads/2015/04/Great-Ocean-Road1.jpg By Diliff - Own work, CC BY 3.0, https://commons.wikimedia.org/w/index.php?curid=3360147 Intro Creator: Pushed to Insanity http://pushedtoinsanity.com/portfolio-item/free-2d-outro-template-11/
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Australian Mining - The News in Focus (1/8/2014)
 
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With Vicky Validakis on holidays in Greece, Editor Cole Latimer takes the helm to discuss some of the biggest news to affect the mining industry this week. Stories covered include: • Carmichael coal mine means more jobs, less water for Queensland http://www.miningaustralia.com.au/news/carmichael-coal-mine-means-more-jobs-less-water-fo • Roy Hill hits construction halfway mark http://www.miningaustralia.com.au/news/roy-hill-hits-construction-halfway-mark • Hunter Valley coal miner shoots for gold at Glasgow http://www.miningaustralia.com.au/news/hunter-valley-coal-miner-shoots-for-gold-at-glasgo • New WA uranium mine given environmental approval amid concerns http://www.miningaustralia.com.au/news/new-wa-uranium-mine-given-environmental-approval-a
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Mining in Australia twice the cost of overseas: Hooke
 
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Australian Minerals Council CEO Mitch Hooke says the costs involved in the mining industry in Australia are nearly twice those of comparable mining operations in other countries. He warns higher costs may mean Australia becomes vulnerable to losing business to other resource rich economies with smaller operations.
How to MINE OPAL gems in the OUTBACK - Smarter Every Day 164
 
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Mongolia's Mining Boom (2012)
 
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The Big Dig: Mongolia is the new frontier in a massive, break-neck speed resources rush. But as it races to take advantage of Chinese demand, helped along by Rio Tinto, what is it getting from digging up the steppes? For similar stories, see: The Children Risking Their Lives In Underwater Gold Mines https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=P1L_pxYZVwE Is Bolivia's Lithium-mining Industry Expanding Beyond Its Control? https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=P7bKoAaHXqw Is Space Mining Set To Change The World? https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=IKAQmE1Iexw Subscribe to journeyman for daily uploads: http://www.youtube.com/subscription_center?add_user=journeymanpictures For downloads and more information visit: http://www.journeyman.tv/film/5694/the-big-dig Like us on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/journeymanpictures Follow us on Twitter: https://twitter.com/JourneymanVOD https://twitter.com/JourneymanNews Follow us on Instagram: https://instagram.com/journeymanpictures Genghis Khan must be rolling in his grave as foreigners arrive in Mongolia to plunder his once mighty domain. Australian miner Rio Tinto is about to open one of the biggest copper mines on the planet in Mongolia, which will soon account for more than 30% of the country's entire GDP. "Some of the optimistic geologists we have say that this business could run for up to 100 years", Cameron McRae from Rio Tinto explains. But the company only cedes the Mongolian government a 34% stake, provoking worries about where the benefits of Mongolia's resource wealth will go. There's concerns the government is ill-equipped to strike complex mining deals in the national interest. "The deal is a financial transaction and whether it's really beneficial to Mongolia, I have many doubts about that", argues Dorjdari from the Responsible Mining Initiative. Environmentalists also worry that the mining push has come so fast and so aggressively that proper checks and balances are not in place. "Most tourists come to Mongolia because they want to see that pristine open space blue sky, but what if we couldn't offer it anymore?" ABC Australia – Ref. 5694 Journeyman Pictures is your independent source for the world's most powerful films, exploring the burning issues of today. We represent stories from the world's top producers, with brand new content coming in all the time. On our channel you'll find outstanding and controversial journalism covering any global subject you can imagine wanting to know about.
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Formation of a Pearl | Secret Life of Pearls
 
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Australia’s South Sea Pearl Oyster produces the most valuable pearls on Earth. ➡ Subscribe: http://bit.ly/NatGeoWILDSubscribe #NatGeoWILD #Pearls #Oysters About National Geographic Wild: National Geographic Wild is a place for all things animals and for animal-lovers alike. Take a journey through the animal kingdom with us and discover things you never knew before, or rediscover your favorite animals! Get More National Geographic Wild: Official Site: http://bit.ly/NatGeoWILD Facebook: http://bit.ly/NGWFacebook Twitter: http://bit.ly/NGWTwitter Instagram: http://bit.ly/NGWInstagram Formation of a Pearl | Secret Life of Pearls https://youtu.be/m07OvPEoR6g Nat Geo Wild https://www.youtube.com/user/NatGeoWild
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The face of Australia’s drought crisis
 
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In this special edition of 7.30 we travel to Australia’s drought zones to capture the harshness of life on the land when it stops raining, and the unimaginable resilience it takes to endure. Read more here: For more from ABC News, click here: http://www.abc.net.au/news/ Follow us on Twitter: http://twitter.com/abcnews Like us on Facebook: http://facebook.com/abcnews.au Subscribe to us on YouTube: http://ab.co/1svxLVE Follow us on Instagram: http://instagram.com/abcnews_au
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Coal, Steam, and The Industrial Revolution: Crash Course World History #32
 
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Mongols Shirts and Crash Course Posters! http://store.dftba.com/collections/crashcourse In which John Green wraps up revolutions month with what is arguably the most revolutionary of modern revolutions, the Industrial Revolution. While very few leaders were beheaded in the course of this one, it changed the lives of more people more dramatically than any of the political revolutions we've discussed. So, why did the Industrial Revolution happen around 1750 in the United Kingdom? Coal. Easily accessible coal, it turns out. All this, plus you'll finally learn the difference between James Watt and Thomas Newcomen, and will never again be caught telling people that your blender has a 900 Newcomen motor. Crash Course World History is now available on DVD! http://store.dftba.com/products/crashcourse-world-history-the-complete-series-dvd-set Follow us! @thecrashcourse @realjohngreen @raoulmeyer @crashcoursestan @saysdanica @thoughtbubbler Like us! ‪http://www.facebook.com/youtubecrashcourse Follow us again! ‪http://thecrashcourse.tumblr.com Support Crash Course on Patreon: http://patreon.com/crashcourse
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Life underground for a Coober Pedy opal miner
 
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In the Australian opal mining town of Coober Pedy, three unlikely housemates share an underground dugout and pursue their dream of finding their fortune. This segment originally appeared in the Australian television series Inventions from the Shed by Rebel Films
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Australian Mining Technology Equipment and Services METS
 
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Australian Mining Technology Equipment and Services METS, australian technology park, australian technology, mining in australia documentary, mining in australia for kids, gold mining in australia, opal mining in australia, coal mining in australia, uranium mining in australia, diamond mining in australia, mining trucks in australia, mining in western australia, mining engineering in australia, mining in australia, agriculture technology in australia, information technology in australia, educational technology in australia, technology in australia,The Situation Today Australia is one of the world's leading mineral resources nations. It is the world's largest refiner of bauxite and the fourth largest producer of primary aluminium. It is the largest producer of gem and industrial diamonds, lead and tantalum, and the mineral sands ilmenite, rutile and zircon. It is the fifth largest producer and largest exporter of black coal and the second largest producer of zinc, the third largest producer of gold, iron ore and manganese ore and the fourth largest producer of nickel. It is the fifth largest producer of copper and silver. It has the world's largest resources of low-cost uranium. Australia also has the potential to remain among the world's leading mineral nations. New deposits have been discovered and developed as demand for mineral products grows, but the minerals industry has to continue to find and develop more mineral deposits to meet the demand for its products and replace worked out mines. Many Australians believe huge areas of the continent are devoted to mining when in fact less than 0.02 per cent of Australia is affected by mining. Although this disturbance is small when compared with that caused by other activities such as real estate development, farming and grazing, road construction and the urban sprawl, the minerals industry must responsibly manage the environment in which it operates. Australians enjoy one of the highest living standards in the world and part of the reason is that it is a major trading nation. The minerals industry is one of the biggest contributors to Australia's export trade.Technology in Australia Australia is known for adopting new technologies at a faster rate than most other countries in the world; for example, it entered the new millennium with one of the highest rates of internet access in the world. Scientists and researchers from Australia have been responsible for many major breakthroughs and technological developments around the world. In fact, Australia boasts eights Nobel Prize recipients—not bad for a country with a population of about 19 million. The growth of technology in Australia has had several important results; it has increased opportunities for innovation and design; helped various industries make improvements in their already existing establishments, and helped them to improve the quality of their goods. The technology growth has also helped to improve Australia’s economy, as it is now one of the leading countries in the world for importing and exporting goods.
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How Gold Mining Works
 
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Ever wonder how people mined for gold? Have no fear! You can use a pan, a large drill, and even explosives! Anthony did some digging and found out many of the methods that people get that rare substance out of the ground and into your wallet! Don't miss Discovery's epic three-night event! Klondike premieres Monday, January 20th at 9|8c on Discovery Read More: Modern Gold Mining http://money.howstuffworks.com/30924-modern-gold-mining-video.htm "With the price of gold at all time highs, a familiar fever is sweeping Alaska." Gold Price Ounce http://www.goldpriceoz.com/ "Current gold prices per ounce and gold prices history." Improvements in Stope Drilling and Blasting For Deep Gold Mines http://www.saimm.co.za/Journal/v075n06p139.pdf "The rate of face advance in the gold mines is between 3 and 10 m a month, with a median value of about 5 m a month; it follows that faces are blasted less frequently than is planned." Gold Mining - Methods http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Gold_mining#Methods "Placer mining is the technique by which gold has accumulated in a placer deposit is extracted." How Does Gold Mining Work? http://www.wisegeek.com/how-does-gold-mining-work.htm "Gold mining can use several different techniques, depending on the situation involved and the type of mining being done." What is the Role of Cyanide in Mining? http://www.miningfacts.org/environment/what-is-the-role-of-cyanide-in-mining/ "Cyanide is a naturally occurring chemical that is found in low concentrations throughout nature including in fruits, nuts, plants, and insects." Gold Fun Facts http://www.amnh.org/exhibitions/past-exhibitions/gold/eureka/gold-fun-facts "It has been estimated that, worldwide, the total amount of gold ever mined is 152,000 metric tons, only enough to fill 60 tractor trailers." Watch More: 5 Surprising Uses for Gold http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=MnsJEEEgbvY TestTube Wild Card http://testtube.com/dnews/dnews-437-pets-make-us-healthier?utm_campaign=DNWC&utm_medium=DNews&utm_source=YT The Truth About Diamonds http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mjUCAMFVjaY ____________________ DNews is dedicated to satisfying your curiosity and to bringing you mind-bending stories & perspectives you won't find anywhere else! New videos twice daily. Watch More DNews on TestTube http://testtube.com/dnews Subscribe now! http://www.youtube.com/subscription_center?add_user=dnewschannel DNews on Twitter http://twitter.com/dnews Anthony Carboni on Twitter http://twitter.com/acarboni Laci Green on Twitter http://twitter.com/gogreen18 Trace Dominguez on Twitter http://twitter.com/trace501 DNews on Facebook http://facebook.com/dnews DNews on Google+ http://gplus.to/dnews Discovery News http://discoverynews.com
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The Future of Trucking
 
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Imagining the future of the vast trucking industry that will become autonomous in the coming years. Subscribe for our newest TDC original mini-documentary: http://bit.ly/2pu8oNz Video by Bryce Plank and Robin West. More information on this topic: The future of trucking: http://tcrn.ch/2f1cx2Z http://bit.ly/2pyRU2K Tesla's electric truck: http://bit.ly/2nKwlQi Platooning: http://bit.ly/2eg8UKi Truckers discuss the future of trucking: http://bit.ly/2oG2MM9 Script: The semi-truck. Our modern lives are completely dependent on them. Look around you. Every object you see probably traveled on at least one big rig. Here in America, truckers make up 2% of the workforce. But with multiple game-changing technologies converging simultaneously — and the relentlessness of the hyper-competitive global marketplace — the industry will be revolutionized within the next two decades. This is an examination of the future of trucking. Before we get into the technology that will turn it all upside-down, we must first understand the way this extremely fragmented industry works now. To the numbers! There are about 3 million drivers for 2.5 million trucks in the US. Those trucks are owned by 532,000 carrier companies, but 90% of these fleets have fewer than six trucks—and half of all carriers are single individuals who own and operate their own rig. Then you have the middlemen, the freight brokers. These 13,000 companies play matchmaker between the manufacturers and wholesalers (who are trying to get their goods to market) and the retailers (who make the final sale to the consumer). Because this industry is so splintered, there aren’t universal software systems tying it all together. In fact, 67% of shippers don’t use software at all and rely solely on paper records—in 2017! This creates tremendous inefficiency. When every piece of information has to be communicated through human interactions, drivers are frequently forced to wait hours to book or pick-up a load. And sometimes they just don’t, an estimated 20% of trucks on the road are empty. To solve these problems, investors are spending hundreds of millions of dollars on startups competing to develop the silver bullet, a software layer that can be used by every segment of the industry. Another area ripe for modernization is how trucks are powered. Today, medium and heavy duty trucks account for 6% of the greenhouse gas emissions produced in America. To their credit, companies like Walmart are looking to transition to fleets powered by cleaner natural gas, the bridge fuel America has embraced to transition to renewables. That’s where Tesla comes in. Elon Musk, CEO of the electric car manufacturer, plans to unveil an electric-powered semi-truck in the next six months. Battery range will be the biggest obstacle to the widespread adoption of electric trucks as Tesla’s pack will probably only have a 200-300 mile range. The other challenge will be having enough charging stations — and enough power available at each station — to support fleets of Tesla trucks. The Nikola One attempts to overcome these limitations. This gorgeous, hydrogen fuel cell truck will have a range up to 1,200 miles. The young company plans to begin leasing their trucks by 2020 for about $6,000 a month — including the cost of fuel — but it will first need to build a network of about 400 charging stations throughout the country. Cutting the emissions of semi-trucks is great for the environment, but the real cost-saving opportunity lies in cutting out the drivers. It’s been more than a year now since six convoys of semi-autonomous “smart” trucks arrived at the Netherlands port city of Rotterdam after leaving factories from as far away as Sweden and Southern Germany. That experiment relied on a system called platooning, a semi-autonomous feature allowing trucks to find each other, link up, and draft to cut down on wind drag, saving energy—just like in NASCAR or the Tour de France. And in October, a self-driving truck completed the first commercial shipment by an autonomous vehicle, delivering a load of Budweiser more than 120 miles across Colorado. A human got the truck on the highway and engaged the autonomous system, then climbed out of the driver’s seat. That truck was made by Otto motors, which was recently acquired by Uber. And dozens of massive, 240-ton trucks are already being used in Australian mines. So that’s the near-future we’ll see in the next 10 years: fleets of driverless trucks. Some will be designed to be autonomous, while others will have the system installed later. Many will be electric, and nearly all will be connected to efficient networks that are not slowed down by frequent human input.
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The Wash Up | Q&A
 
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This episode was broadcast on Monday, 20 May 2019. Panellists: Jim Chalmers, Shadow Minister for Finance; Christopher Pyne, Former Liberal MP; Alice Workman, Political reporter, The Australian; Ming Long, Business leader; and Alan Jones, Radio Broadcaster. Our panellists discussed the wash up of the 2019 Australian Federal Election. For more from Q&A, click here: http://www.abc.net.au/qanda Follow us on Twitter: https://twitter.com/QandA Like us on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/abcqanda/ Subscribe to us on YouTube: https://ab.co/2E3pCZ9 Q&A is a television discussion program that focuses mostly on politics but ranges across all of the big issues that set Australians thinking, talking and debating. It is driven by interaction: Q&A provides a rare opportunity for Australian citizens to directly question and hold to account politicians and key opinion leaders in a national public forum and Q&A is broadcast live so that not only the studio audience but also the wider audience can get involved. We aim to create a discussion that is constructive, that reflects a diverse range of views and that provides a safe environment where people can respectfully discuss their differences. It’s impossible to represent every view on a single panel or in one audience but we’re committed to giving participants a fair go. In order to be as inclusive and diverse as possible, the program is presented from a range of locations around the country and all Australians are encouraged to get involved through social media as well as by joining the audience. This is an official Australian Broadcasting Corporation YouTube channel.
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Australian Mining - The News in Focus (30/1/2015)
 
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Journalist Vicky Validakis takes a look at news in the Australian mining industry this week. Making headlines? Iron ore prices continue to sink while Anglo American floats the idea of selling more Australian coal mines. In the lighter side of the news, Vicky discusses a recent ruling in the US that saw a coal miner awarded $150,000 in punitive damages after he successfully claimed that biometric hand scanners were against his religion. For more information on our lead stories check the links below: • Iron ore price sinks again http://www.miningaustralia.com.au/news/iron-ore-price-sinks-again • Anglo could sell more Aussie coal mines http://www.miningaustralia.com.au/news/anglo-could-sell-more-aussie-coal-mines • US coal miner rejects "Mark of the Beast" http://www.miningaustralia.com.au/news/us-coal-miner-rejects-mark-of-the-beast
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The 10 Best Places To Live & Work In Australia  | #2 is perfect for families
 
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The 10 Best Places To Live & Work In Australia For | 2018. ============= ► Subscribe for latest video ! ► https://goo.gl/lOasu9 ► Follow me on Twitter: https://goo.gl/srKHao ► Facebook: https://goo.gl/yB9XvG ============= Australia is perhaps the most unique continent and country on planet Earth, with its immensely indigenous population and eco-system, stemming back to tens of thousands of years ago. With cultures unique to the continent, such as Aboriginal, Melanesian and Torres Strait Islander cultures, Australia offers a world of experience that can’t be gained in any other civilization. With climates ranging from tropical, to desert, to grassland, to more temperate regions in the south, Australia is a geographically diverse continent with mass appeal in terms of education, job opportunity, art and entertainment, and overall quality of life. Choosing where you’ll live when moving to a new country is a huge decision. It can have a huge impact on how comfortable you feel in your new surrounds and on how successful your relocation is. And choosing where you want to live in Australia is not straightforward. Australia is a big place, as if you didn’t know. Australia has big cities, it has small towns. It has beautiful beaches and it has barren outback. Australia also has a good selection of islands. With this in mind, we’ve put together a useful guide of some of the best places to live in Australia. Here are the 10 best places to live and work in Australia, from the largest cities to the smallest rural gems. 1. Sydney. 2. Perth. 3. Brisbane. 4. Hobart. 5. Adelaide. 6. Canberra. 7. Darwin. 8. Melbourne. 9. Gold Coast. 10. Mackay. Thanks for watching this video. I hope it's useful for you. (This article is an opinion based on facts and is meant as infotainment). Music by Nicolai Heidlas: https://soundcloud.com/nicolai-heidlas ============= If you have any issue with the content used in my channel or you find something that belongs to you, please contact: ►Business email: [email protected]
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Australia's biodiversity: mining
 
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Mining occurs throughout Australia, but its direct impacts on biodiversity are relatively limited compared with other major land uses because the areas affected are generally small. Dr Alan Andersen talks about the main impacts of mining on biodiversity and how these can be appropriately managed through processes like strategic regional assessments, use of bioindicators in rehabilitation, and biodiversity offsets. (06:12) Access CSIRO's book Biodiversity: Science and Solutions for Australia - http://www.csiro.au/biodiversitybook Video transcript available here: http://www.csiro.au/news/transcripts/YouTubeTranscripts/2014/July/CH11-Alan-Andersen.html
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Hidden camera dairy calf investigation
 
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Using hidden cameras, this investigation into the fate of unwanted dairy calves (bobby calves) in Australia reveals what the dairy industry doesn't want you to see. LIKE & SHARE this video to help expose this. For tips on going dairy-free visit http://AnimalsAustralia.org/dairy?tr=1041 -~-~~-~~~-~~-~- 📺 Watch our latest video: "Butcher explains why he gave up meat" https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pqoHI6XLlCk -~-~~-~~~-~~-~-
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More miners face retrenchment in South Africa
 
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Retrenchments in the mining sector is South Africa have become a fact of life. The sector has lost thousands of jobs in the last decade and it appears that the trend is set to continue. Australian-listed South32 is latest to announce plans to cut 447 jobs at a South African manganese mine.. The National Union of Mine workers which is the country's largest mining labour body, is now calling on the mines ministry to "intervene to halt" and prevent the layoffs. Angelo Coppola reports on the unfolding situation in the sector.
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Spain's Plan to Quit the Coal Industry Explained | NowThis World
 
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Climate change is happening. And one industry in particular will have to undergo a huge transformation and all but disappear by 2050…. The coal industry. » Subscribe to NowThis World: http://go.nowth.is/World_Subscribe » Watch the Previous Episode: https://go.nowth.is/2TVSSsk But what does this mean for that industry and governments around the world? And what about the workers the coal industry employs? We’re taking a look at the steps one country is taking to prepare for a clean energy economy, while trying to make sure no one gets left behind. To avoid the most devastating consequences of climate change, a United Nations panel of scientists has recently warned that drastic action is required around the world. In Spain. Spanish Prime Minister Pedro Sanchez government's priorities was taking immediate action to address climate change. That meant drastic action to limit Spain’s coal industry. The country had to comply with a European Union directive that said that public funds could no longer be used to keep unprofitable coal mines open. This meant that those mines had to be shut down by the end of 2018. And that is exactly what happened. By December of 2018, roughly three out of four of Spain’s coal miners clocked out of work for the last time. Spain’s socialist government cut a deal with several affiliated miner’s unions, referred to as the ‘Just Transition’ deal.” So we’re taking a look at the innovative steps Spain is taking to prepare for a clean energy economy, while trying to make sure no one gets left behind. Check out the video for the full report. Connect with NowThis » Subscribe to NowThis News: http://go.nowth.is/News_Subscribe » Like us on Facebook: http://go.nowth.is/News_Facebook » Tweet us on Twitter: http://go.nowth.is/News_Twitter » Follow us on Instagram: http://go.nowth.is/News_Instagram » Find us on Snapchat Discover: http://go.nowth.is/News_Snapchat Connect with Judah: » Follow @judah_robinson on Twitter: http://go.nowth.is/TweetJudah » Facebook: http://go.nowth.is/LikeJudah Connect with Alex: » Follow @AlexLJanin on Twitter: http://go.nowth.is/TweetAlex » Facebook: http://go.nowth.is/LikeAlex Connect with Versha: » Follow @versharma on Twitter: http://go.nowth.is/TweetVersha » Facebook: http://go.nowth.is/LikeVersha NowThis World is dedicated to bringing you topical explainers about the world around you. Each week we’ll be exploring current stories in international news, by examining the facts, providing historical context, and outlining the key players involved. We’ll also highlight powerful countries, ideologies, influential leaders, and ongoing global conflicts that are shaping the current landscape of the international community across the globe today. http://www.youtube.com/nowthisworld
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How a Single Swedish Submarine Defeated the US Navy
 
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Be one of the first 73 people to sign up with this link and get 20% off your subscription with Brilliant.org! https://brilliant.org/realengineering/ Join the Real Engineering subreddit: https://www.reddit.com/r/RealEngineering/ Listen to our new podcast at: Showmakers YouTube channel at: https://goo.gl/Ks1WMpt Itunes: https://itun.es/us/YGA_ib.c RSS and Libsyn Audio is available on our site: https://www.showmakers.fm/ Get your Real Engineering merch at: https://standard.tv/collections/real-engineering Editing Laptop: http://amzn.to/2GKXqb7 Camera: http://amzn.to/2oyVNp9 Microphone: http://amzn.to/2HOxVXu Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/user?u=2825050&ty=h Facebook: http://facebook.com/realengineering1 Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/brianjamesmcmanus Twitter: https://twitter.com/Fiosracht My Patreon Expense Report: https://goo.gl/ZB7kvK Thank you to my patreon supporters: Adam Flohr, darth patron, Zoltan Gramantik, Henning Basma, Karl Andersson, Mark Govea, Mershal Alshammari, Hank Green, Tony Kuchta, Jason A. Diegmueller, Chris Plays Games, William Leu, Frejden Jarrett, Vincent Mooney, Ian Dundore, John & Becki Johnston. Nevin Spoljaric, Kedar Deshpande Music: Dan Sieg - A Sense Of Wonder [Silk Music] Manu Zain - Will You Be There [Silk Music] Silk Music: http://bit.ly/MoreSilkMusic
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Australian Mining - The News in Focus (3/10/2014)
 
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Ben Hagemann returns this week to discuss the biggest news stories in the mining industry. Stories covered include: • Fatality at Worsley alumina refinery http://www.miningaustralia.com.au/news/fatality-at-worsley-alumina-refinery • Isaac Plains coal mine to shut down, 300 jobs cut http://www.miningaustralia.com.au/news/isaac-plains-coal-mine-to-shut-down-300-jobs-cut • Bees the key to mine site rehab http://www.miningaustralia.com.au/news/bees-the-key-to-mine-site-rehab
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Jordan Peterson on taking responsibility for your life | 7.30
 
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Canadian professor Jordan Peterson became a blockbuster intellectual almost overnight with his latest book, 12 Rules For Life: The Antidote To Chaos. It rose to the top of the New York Times bestseller list earlier this year. He joined 7.30’s Leigh Sales to discuss taking responsibility for your own life. For more from ABC News, click here: http://www.abc.net.au/news/ Subscribe to us on YouTube: http://ab.co/1svxLVE You can also like us on Facebook: http://facebook.com/abcnews.au Or follow us on Instagram: http://instagram.com/abcnews_au Or even on Twitter: http://twitter.com/abcnews
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Australia: A Continent Adrift | Full Documentary
 
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▶FULL DOCUMENTARIES | http://planetdoc.tv/playlist-full-documentaries "Australia. A Continent Adrift" full documentary in which we discover how animals that populated this part of the supercontinent Gondwana have evolved as to what the Australian continent adrift in the ocean. The story of the inhabitants of this Terra Australis can be traced back to the distant days when all the continents of the southern hemisphere were one. The world was then a warmer, and more humid place, in which enormous dinosaurs ruled over a zoology in permanent evolution. The remains of that universal jungle can still be seen in the north east of Australia, and are now home to the descendents of the long extinct dinosaurs. The birds are the most numerous species in this green, suffocatingly humid world. Their ability to fly meant they were not condemned to isolation like the land creatures of Australia, and competition with the species from the rest of the world produced new types of bird, which then came to these Jurassic forests, and stayed forever. In those distant forests, one hundred million years ago, there lived different types of mammals who sought to ensure their survival by using different means of reproduction. The monotremes, the oldest of all, were mammals, but laid eggs; the eutherians gave birth to completely developed young; and the marsupials, somewhere between these two extremes, completed their development outside the mother’s body. The jungles of South America were, like those of Australia, once part of Gondwana. Back then, monotremes, marsupials and eutherians coexisted in the primeval forests. But the last of these three, little by little, gained ground, as their new evolutionary prototypes improved. The new mammals not only had placentas, they were also more intelligent, and they took over the majority of the habitats of the monotremes and the marsupials. But defeat was not quite as absolute as people tend to think. Because, in the South American night, old ghosts from Gondwana still hide. Everything began with a great journey across the Indian Ocean, millions of years ago. This was just the beginning of the great marsupial adventure, a period of enormous changes. On its journey northwards, Australia became increasingly warm, and its jungles became smaller. The climate of the island slowly changed. The plants had to adapt or die. Each change in the climate meant a change in the vegetation, and each one of these was followed by an endless number of adaptations by the animals. And Australia continued moving north on its slow journey across the Indian Ocean. The closer it came to the Tropic of Capricorn, the more temperate the climate became. Where once there had been jungle, vast open plains appeared The pasture took over the land, and new colonists appeared, some of them close relatives of those who still now live hidden in the last remaining jungles of Australia. The trees of the jungle were always a place of refuge and expansion for the marsupials. As foliage became sparser, due to climate warming, they were forced to colonise the plains and grasslands. The koala was able to colonise the eucalyptus forests thanks to an adaptation which would seem impossible – the ability to feed on its leaves. The leaves of the eucalyptus tree are a combination of low-quality food, indigestible material, and active poisons. Any animal that could adapt and make use of these leaves would have absolutely no competitors. And that is precisely what the koala did. The koala is an example of the incredible versatility of adaptation of the marsupial mammals of Australia. The duckbill platypus is one of the three species of monotremes mammals that lay eggs, a shy animal which lives in some rivers in the east of Australia. The other two are echidnas the long-snouted variety in New Guinea, and this one, the short-snouted variety, which can be found throughout Australia. Australia continues on its slow drift northwards, at a speed of six centimetres a year. At present, a narrow strait is all that separates the fauna of the two continents. But what will happen when the animals of Asia and Oceanía come into direct contact? There may well be enormous upheavals in the uncertain future of this continent. It is easy to image that the evolution of its landscapes and animals will undergo far-reaching changes. But, probably, when new, specialised creatures adapt to the unique conditions of these forests or deserts, causing many of the evolutionary prototypes that now dominate Australia to die out, in the farthest depths of the jungle, with their pacific and archaic way of life, there will continue to be echidnas and duckbill platypuses. And, as in Gondwana in the distant past, there will continue to be mammals who lay eggs.
Rio tinto fact documents
 
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Rio Tinto is an Australian-British multinational and one of the world's largest metals and mining corporations. The company was founded in 1873, when a multinational consortium of investors purchased a mine complex on the Rio Tinto, in Huelva, Spain, from the Spanish government. Since then, the company has grown through a long series of mergers and acquisitions to place itself among the world leaders in the production of many commodities, including aluminium, iron ore, copper, uranium, coal, and diamonds. This video demonstrate how Rio tinto deals in present conditions and what are its effect. And finaly it talks about the conclusion how company could sustain in today world
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A Man Discovered This Dinosaur Fossil In An Old Mine, And What He Found Would Stun Paleontologists
 
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Please do not forget to visit the site http://scribol.com ►Robert Clark/National Geographic https://goo.gl/CU5LnK contact us at:[email protected] http://watchjojo.com ************************************************************** Amidst the strange industrial landscape of Canada’s Athabasca oil sands, Shawn Funk is hard at work. At the controls of his excavator, he digs down through ancient layers, hoping to reach the precious bitumen beneath. But when his bucket strikes something hard, he makes a find that’s actually far, far more valuable. On March 21, 2011, Funk was on duty at Millennium Mine, a facility near Fort McMurray in Alberta, Canada. Operated by Canadian energy company Suncor, the mine is one of several built to capitalize on the deposits in the Athabasca oil sands. Covering some 54,000 square miles around Fort McMurray, these sands contain bitumen – effectively, extra-heavy oil. The deposits are made of the remains of animals and plants that lived over 100 million years ago. Under steady heat and intense pressure, these remains have been converted into bitumen. But to Funk and his colleagues, the deposits of course bear little resemblance to the incredible creatures they once were. Anyhow, early in the afternoon of that day something spectacular would happen. After spending hours digging for bitumen, the bucket of Funk’s excavator struck something solid under the earth. Then, as he watched, a series of strangely colored objects fell out onto the ground below. Funk therefore grabbed his supervisor, Mike Gratton, and the pair began to investigate what he had found. Picking up one of the lumps, they turned it over to reveal a bizarre pattern. Set into the gray rock was a series of brown circles, arranged neatly in rows. Funk and Gratton had no idea what they were looking at, though. Were the shapes just peculiar pieces of fossilized wood – or could they be something else entirely? The pair quickly realized that they needed to get an expert in to take a look at their discovery, so they duly contacted the Royal Tyrrell Museum of Paleontology in Drumheller, Alberta. Opened in 1985, the museum is a hub of research in an area that has seen hundreds of dinosaur fossils discovered over the years. Soon, then, curator Donald Henderson and museum technician Darren Tanke were on a plane headed for Fort McMurray. And when they arrived, they realized that it wasn’t just a pile of strange rocks that Funk had stumbled upon. In fact, it would turn out to be one of the most fascinating dinosaur fossils that they had ever discovered. The process of removing the fossils from Millennium Mine was, though, a long and arduous one. For many hours, the teams from Suncor and the museum worked away until the rock was whittled down to a single 15,000-pound piece. Then they prepared to lift it out of the mine. However, disaster struck. The fossil was too fragile to bear its own weight, and it broke into several pieces in mid-air. So while Henderson and Tanke were desperate to get the dinosaur remains back to the museum, they also didn’t want to damage the amazing find further. Eventually, then, the broken sections were encased in plaster of Paris and transported to Drumheller, some 420 miles away – and fortunately without further incident. Finally safe at the museum, the discovery was handed over to Mark Mitchell, a fossil preparer. And over the next five years Mitchell would spend some 7,000 hours painstakingly preparing the fossil for it to take center stage in a new exhibition. As he worked, meanwhile, researchers were able to take a closer look at the fascinating find. ************************************************************** ►Image credits: Image: Robert Clark/National Geographic https://goo.gl/CU5LnK Image: Beautiful Destruction https://goo.gl/Bht1Em Image: TastyCakes https://goo.gl/pP7uYY Image: Howl Arts Collective https://goo.gl/EJAoGo Image: National Geographic https://goo.gl/N7W6LE Image: Yetiwriter https://goo.gl/RMHEUw Image: Regional Municipality of Wood Buffalo Image: Royal Tyrrell Museum via MailOnline Image: R Lull https://goo.gl/iQ7aZp mage: Instagram/royaltyrrell https://goo.gl/F5UYCY Image: Facebook/Priti Obhrai-Martin https://goo.gl/AJkA8y Image: Machairo https://goo.gl/xoj2nM ►web: http://watchjojo.com ► SUBSCRIBE US: https://goo.gl/Z4nZcg ► Follow Us On Google Plus: https://goo.gl/JYf9Rr ► Like us Our Facebook Page: https://goo.gl/C5Rv92 ► Follow On Twitter: https://goo.gl/PZ2U1R ►For more articles visit: http://scribol.com ►reference:https://goo.gl/hZYsSA #watchjojo
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This is our story - Richard Denniss
 
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Australian economist, Dr Richard Denniss, believes the coal boom is very good news for the coal industry but really bad news for the manufacturing sector, tourism and agriculture. While it's been billed as the financial saviour of the nation, Dr Denniss reminds us that the "economy" is something that needs to work for over 22 million Australians and over a million businesses. So which bits of the economy is the coal boom good for? Eighty-three per cent of coal industry is foreign owned, so the profits from this boom are headed overseas. There are deals being done to ensure foreign workers get employed in mining in Western Australia and Queensland. Locally, workers that are flown in and flown out of mining towns get such big wages that local businesses, manufacturing industries, and community building services such as teaching, nursing and policing can't compete, and are struggling to find workers. Dr Denniss reminds us of the most basic principle in all good economies; don't put all your eggs in one basket "Last year 63 per cent of all investment went into the mining industry. But the mining industry only employs two per cent of our workforce. So we're putting our whole future faith in the fact that this mining boom is going to continue, so we've put all our eggs in one basket." "Booms end," says Denniss. "That's why it's risky to hollow out our manufacturing industry, hollow out our communities, and literally bet the country on the mining boom going forever. History tells us that booms are fun on the way up but no fun on the way down."
Iron ore mining
 
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Iron Ore mining in the Plibara region of Western Australia near Newman. The Mt. Whaleback, Yandi, and Area C mines are shown.
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Australian Mining - The News in Focus (30/5/2014)
 
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Journalist Vicky Validakis once again takes a look at the biggest news stories published on Australian Mining in the last week. This week stories covered include an update on the case against Whitehaven hoaxer Jonathan Moylan and the announcement by Thiess that it will soon offer up to 1,000 new mining jobs after winning a $330 million contract from Samsung C&T.
Views: 704 Ferret.com.au
Miningscout on Tour: Diggers & Dealers 2015 - Australian Resource Sector on the Rise
 
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At the Diggers & Dealers 2015 mining conference in Kalgoorlie, Western Australia, renowned resource experts explained to Miningscout's Albert Gruber why the Australian mining sector and particularly Australia's gold producers still are positioned solid as a rock despite a depressing global market environment.
Views: 13933 Miningscout.de
Climate 101: Deforestation | National Geographic
 
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Forests cover about 30% of the planet, but deforestation is clearing these essential habitats on a massive scale. What is deforestation? Find out the causes, effects, and solutions to deforestation. ➡ Subscribe: http://bit.ly/NatGeoSubscribe About National Geographic: National Geographic is the world's premium destination for science, exploration, and adventure. Through their world-class scientists, photographers, journalists, and filmmakers, Nat Geo gets you closer to the stories that matter and past the edge of what's possible. Get More National Geographic: Official Site: http://bit.ly/NatGeoOfficialSite Facebook: http://bit.ly/FBNatGeo Twitter: http://bit.ly/NatGeoTwitter Instagram: http://bit.ly/NatGeoInsta Read more in "Deforestation explained" https://on.natgeo.com/2FTAeZ8 Climate 101: Deforestation | National Geographic https://youtu.be/Ic-J6hcSKa8 National Geographic https://www.youtube.com/natgeo
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Australian Mining - The News in Focus (28/11/2014)
 
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This week comes news that Australia's only operating graphite mine has reopened for the first time since its closure in 1993. Elsewhere a Fortescue Metals Group executive has admitted the company has “a bit of a drug problem" on its work sites in the Pilbara. Glencore and Peabody have also announced that they will jointly manage the nearby Wambo and United coal mines in the Hunter Valley. For more info on these stories, check the links below: • Australia to begin graphite production in SA http://www.miningaustralia.com.au/news/australia-to-begin-graphite-production-in-sa • Fortescue executive reveals drug problem on sites http://www.miningaustralia.com.au/news/drugs-problem-in-fortescue-work-sites • Glencore and Peabody to merge Hunter Valley coal mines http://www.miningaustralia.com.au/news/glencore-and-peabody-to-merge-hunter-valley-coal-m
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White Gold: Discovering Bhutan's natural treasure
 
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ABC News' Bob Woodruff travels to Bhutan, a carbon-negative nation battling climate change along its rapid flowing rivers. SUBSCRIBE to ABC NEWS: https://www.youtube.com/ABCNews/ Watch More on http://abcnews.go.com/ LIKE ABC News on FACEBOOK https://www.facebook.com/abcnews FOLLOW ABC News on TWITTER: https://twitter.com/abc GOOD MORNING AMERICA'S HOMEPAGE: https://gma.yahoo.com/
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The Truth About Ecstasy
 
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High Society is a new VICE documentary series about drugs in the UK. British people statistically take more MDMA in one session than any other country on the planet. And not just a little bit more: on average, Brits take 420 milligrams per session. To put that in perspective, Germans, the same people who invented minimal techno and nightclubs that stay open for 60 hours – take only 200 milligrams. It’s still one of the safest drugs to take, but last year, ecstasy-related deaths reached their highest level in a decade, and now it’s back in the headlines. Some people say it’s drug dealers’ responsibility for selling pills that are dangerously strong and cut with adulterants. Other people point to the government, who have failed to reduce the supply of ecstasy and are refusing to embrace harm reduction strategies that have worked in Europe. In this episode of High Society, we find out what’s making ecstasy so dangerous again, and how that danger can be reduced. WATCH NEXT: The Nepalese Honey That Makes People Hallucinate - http://bit.ly/2cwgzRi Watch more of our documentaries on drugs: http://bit.ly/2aB0DuG Click here to subscribe to VICE: http://bit.ly/Subscribe-to-VICE Check out our full video catalog: http://bit.ly/VICE-Videos Videos, daily editorial and more: http://vice.com More videos from the VICE network: https://www.fb.com/vicevideo Like VICE on Facebook: http://fb.com/vice Follow VICE on Twitter: http://twitter.com/vice Read our Tumblr: http://vicemag.tumblr.com Follow us on Instagram: http://instagram.com/vice Check out our Pinterest: https://pinterest.com/vicemag Download VICE on iOS: http://apple.co/28Vgmqz Download VICE on Android: http://bit.ly/28S8Et0
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Coal industry responds to foreign ownership report
 
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Australian Coal Association executive director Ralph Hillman joins Lateline to discuss the Greens-commissioned report on foreign ownership.
BEES | Animals for children. Kids videos. Kindergarten | Preschool learning
 
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BEES | Animal videos especially made for children. Made in the UK. Quality & educational videos. Click here to subscribe: http://bit.ly/V2i7GP ----------------------- Buzzing bees can be found all over the world. There are lots of types bees. From Honey Bees to Bumble Bees. Solitary bees… like carpenter bees, digger bees and mining bees, live alone. While social bees, like the most common honey bees, live in large colonies. Each bee has a job. The important Queen bee lays lots of eggs.They live a long time. A new Queen bee is created. By feeding one young larva only special ‘Royal Jelly’. Drone bees are male, their only job is to mate the Queen. And busy worker bees are female. They use beeswax, to build the hive. Here are some hives in the wild. And here is a beekeepers hive. Can you see the honeycomb structure? Plus, they take care of the young, clean the hive, groom the Queen. And… they collect pollen and nectar from flowers. With their long tongues, they slurp up the sweet pollen and nectar. Collecting the pollen on pollen baskets on their bodies. They make Honey with the nectar and pollen. Honey is used to feed the whole colony. Did you know? Bees are are some of the most important animals on the planet. Because they help pollinate flowers, fruits and vegetables. This means they help other plants grow. So you can thank bees for your yummy fruit and vegetables! ----------------------- kids videos, animal for kids, animals for children, animals for children to learn, animals for children to watch, animals for children to learn playlist, animals for children playlist, animals for children video, animals for children in english, animals children learning, animals for children to learn, animals for child, animals for kids, animals for kids to learn, animals for kids video, animals for kids video, animals for kindergarten, animals for kids playlist, animals for toddlers, animals for babies, animals for babies to learn, animals for kids to learn, animals for kids video, animals for toddlers to learn, animals for kindergarten, animals videos for children, animals videos, animal video, animals for kids, animal videos, animals video, animals kids video, animals for song, animals songs, animals song, animal planet, animal planet video, animal planet channel, learning animals for children, learning animals, learning animals for toddlers, learning animals for babies, learning animals for pre-schoolers, learning animals for kids, learning animals sounds, learning animal song, learning about animals, farm animals children, farm animals, farm animals video for children, preschool learning videos, educational video for children, funny animal video, funny for kids, funny animal videos, funny animals videos, funny animals, funniest animal videos, funny video animal, kids animal songs, kids for animals, videos de animal ----------------------- INSERT ----------------------- JUNGLE ANIMALS: Chameleons: http://bit.ly/1gCsPaC Snakes: http://bit.ly/1frKx0Q ----------------------- AFRICAN ANIMALS: Elephants: http://bit.ly/1nOBgcD Zebra: http://bit.ly/1hCGC1P Leopards: http://bit.ly/1krhhhU ----------------------- WATER ANIMALS: Sea Otters: http://bit.ly/1g7CyGT Sea Turtles: http://bit.ly/1dIn40B ----------------------- AUSTRALIAN ANIMALS: Platypus: http://bit.ly/1jLjDqL ----------------------- SNOW AND ICE ANIMALS: Penguins: http://bit.ly/1eZk3am Sea Lions: http://bit.ly/1pFip3o ----------------------- PET ANIMALS: Rabbits: http://bit.ly/P02wV5 ----------------------- FARM ANIMALS: Goats: http://bit.ly/1nVjeRZ Pigs: http://bit.ly/1kLgSBk Cows: http://bit.ly/QI9Ci4 ----------------------- AIR ANIMALS: Crane Bird: http://bit.ly/QZ2ldL ------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------ Stay connected with All Things Animal TV: Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/allthingsani... Web: http://nurseryrhymestv.com/ Google Plus: https://plus.google.com/u/0/b/1170915... TESL http://www.tes.co.uk/mypublicprofile.aspx?uc=3951926 Check out our other channels: Nursery Rhymes TV: https://www.youtube.com/user/NurseryRhymesTV1 Things That Go TV! https://www.youtube.com/user/ThingsThatGoTV Baby Education TV: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCNcH3g9yVAr0gTuuohTAtpQ ------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------
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Mustaq Maqbool - This is our story - TV Ad
 
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Every day Mustaq Maqbool gets to "play with big boys toys," as he calls them. For years he dreamed about becoming a mechanic so he could work on these enormous machines - and with perseverance his dreams have come true. But possibly the best thing about his job is that Mustaq can be very much a part of the mining industry and still able to live and work in Sydney, not far from home. Darren Tasker, Chief Operating Officer at WestTrac says that work in the mining industry "isn't always on the doorstep of mining sites." Increasingly, the industry caters for people who want to live and work in a large city. Mustaq's motivation for doing so is pure and simple: his family. He and his wife, Janifa, have three children aged three, four and six. "I don't want to miss any day seeing my children grow up," he says. This hard-working Aussie also supports his wife who is a fulltime university student, as well as his parents who live with the family in their Hebersham home, in Western Sydney. After finishing school Mustaq worked odd jobs while looking for an apprenticeship. In 2001, that led him to Sydney looking for career opportunities. He eventually found work as a security officer where he watched over the WesTrac site at Wetherill Park. But after seeing the huge mining equipment, deep down Mustaq wanted to "be on the other side of the fence." His opportunity arose when a role opened up in the workshop. He applied for the position internally and was successful. WestTrac then trained Mustaq to become a qualified plant mechanic. In fact, WesTrac has the largest apprentice intake outside of the local government sphere. As Darren Tasker says, "We went down the path of becoming a registered training organization so we could develop our own content and people." That kind of faith in the mining industry is exactly why WesTrac have built a brand new facility, which sets up the company and their employees well into the future. "We have confidence in the industry to the point where we've been able to increase our numbers to keep up with opportunities as they're presented." Mustaq's story is not uncommon. Australian Mining is investing in the skills of Aussies all throughout the country -- including our cities. Darren says, "He's had the opportunities he's had is because of his strong work ethic and the fact he's always got a smile on his face." This smile is never more apparent than when Mustaq's at home with his family, "I get all the benefits of working on a mine site, but I can come home, where I want to be." For more stories of Australian Mining, please visit: www.thisisourstory.com.au
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FIRST-LOOK-Inside-the-FEDERAL-RESERVE,-USD,-CASH,-GOLD-monetary-SYSTEM-Americas-Money-Vault-PART-1
 
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FIRST LOOK Inside the FEDERAL RESERVE, USD, CASH, GOLD monetary SYSTEM - Americas Money Vault, National Geographic Full Episode PART 1 For the first time, National Geographic takes you inside the heart of the money machine to places that you're not allowed to bring a camera ...straight into the vaults of some of the world's largest stashes of what you want, need and bust your butt to get: Money. Hidden deep under the streets of New York City, hundreds of billion dollars in gold bars are tucked away in a bunker that is anchored to the bedrock of Manhattan Island itself. In the latest in a string of high-profile hacking disclosures, the Federal Reserve confirmed on Wednesday that one of its websites was broken into by cyber hackers in a breach that reportedly leaked the contact information of thousands of bankers. While the central bank said the incident didn't "affect critical operations" of the Federal Reserve System, the disclosure is sure to fuel concerns about the cyber security of government websites and critical financial infrastructure. The Fed hack appears to be tied to an Anonymous group that published on Twitter the credentials of more than 4,000 commercial bankers early Monday morning. The group, Operation Last Resort, said it received the documents "via the FED." Call it the Rick Perry gold rush: The governor wants to bring the state's gold reserves back from a New York vault to Texas. And he may have legislative support to do it. Freshman Rep. Giovanni Capriglione, R-Southlake, is carrying a bill that would establish the Texas Bullion Depository, a secure state-based bank to house $1 billion worth of gold bars owned by the University of Texas Investment Management Co., or UTIMCO, and stored by the Federal Reserve. "If you think gold is a hedge, or a protection, you always want it as close to the individual and the entity as possible," Paul told The Texas Tribune on Thursday. "Texas is better served if it knows exactly where the gold is rather than depending on the security of the Federal Reserve." Sadly, most Americans don't even realize that a private banking cartel has a monopoly over all money creation in this country. In recent years they have abused this power by wildly printing money ("quantitative easing"), and by making more than 16 trillion dollars in secret loans to their friends during the last financial crisis. "Neither the Treasury Department nor the Federal Reserve believes that the law can or should be used to facilitate the production of platinum coins for the purpose of avoiding an increase in the debt limit" remaining alternative to Congress raising the nation's borrowing limit, which would utilize a loophole in federal law to mint a $1 trillion coin to be deposited in the Federal Reserve and ensure the federal government could pay all bills and debt obligations. gold, money, cash fed, "federal reserve" ,bank ,banking ,bankers ,system, matrix ,monetary ,vault, "armored vehicle", police, cops, control, mafia, episode, tv, show, america ,u.s, "united states", american, nyc, "new york" ,"new york city" ,"gold bullion" ,"scrap gold", "buy gold", "sell gold" ,"silver coins" ,"silver bullion", "u.s. mint" ,inside, "first look" ,usd ,dollar ,crash, crisis, trust, etf, "paper gold" ,stocks, trading, investment, investing, future, world, global, supply, debt, 2013, forces, vault ,control, illuminati, new world order ,alex jones, infowars, gerald celente, david icke ,farrakhan ,lindsey williams, tvfirst123 You can thank the reckless money printing that the Federal Reserve has been doing for the incredible bull market that we have seen in recent months. When the Federal Reserve does more "quantitative easing", it is the financial markets that benefit the most. The Dow and the S&P 500 have both hit levels not seen since 2007 this month, and many analysts are projecting that 2013 will be a banner year for stocks. But is a rising stock market really a sign that the overall economy is rapidly improving as many are suggesting? Of course not. Just because the Federal Reserve has inflated another false stock market bubble Barack Obama has been president, 40 percent of all American workers are making $20,000 a year or less, median household income has declined for four years in a row, and poverty in the United States is absolutely exploding. So quantitative easing has definitely not made things better for the middle class. But all of the money printing that the Fed has been doing has worked out wonderfully for Wall Street. Profits are soaring at Goldman Sachs and luxury estates in the Hamptons are selling briskly. Unfortunately, this is how things work in America these days. Our "leaders" seem far more concerned with the welfare of Wall Street than they do about the welfare of the American people. When things get rocky, their first priority always seems to be to do whatever it takes to pump up the financial markets Category Entertainment License Standard YouTube License
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Rebecca Pickering - This is our story - TV version
 
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Australian mining means a lot to Australia. It supports our country, provides thousands of jobs - and is filled with great people. This is Rebecca Pickering's story. See more stories at: ‪http://www.thisisourstory.com.au/‬ --- As Rebecca Pickering says, "I'm a mining girl". For Rebecca, and many women like her, the opportunities in the mining industry are plentiful. In fact, at only 28 she's already enjoyed a range of different roles in various fields. Rebecca's story started in Collie, where her Dad was an operator at the mine. Driven by a childhood fascination with the industry she secured a scholarship to study metallurgy at university in Perth. Four years ago she got a job with Rio Tinto at the Argyle mine - the world's largest producer of coloured diamonds. As a Superintendent of the diamond recovery process , Rebecca was part of a multi-disciplinary team of around 10 people, including fitters, electricians and metallurgists. Their jobs involve all aspects of the final stages of extracting the diamonds before they began the next part of their journey as one of Australia's finest exports and the best in their class. When she started out in the mining industry, Rebecca's Dad gave her some great advice, "never ask anyone to do something you wouldn't do yourself". This was valuable advice and has served Rebecca well as she develops and expands her experiences in the mining industry. Today Rebecca has a planning role as an analyst at Rio Tinto in Perth, where her focus has shifted from diamonds to iron ore - a different commodity with vastly different challenges. "I really like this industry, it's not an easy one, but it's challenging. I've been grateful for the opportunities to expand my expertise." As Rebecca's horizons have broadened she reflects on how the benefits of mining extend into the broader community. Particularly when she lived in the the beautiful Kununurra region with her boyfriend Tim, a voluntary ambulance officer - an organisation Rebecca was also involved with. "It's great to see how mining helps everyone. Not just people who work in the industry but the community as a whole". Rebecca, like many women who have taken on the challenges of working in the Australian mining industry, is confident that this career path has no limits for those who are prepared to work for them. "You never know what the future holds, it's so exciting" says Rebecca .
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An Australian Scientist Found A Tooth So Big That It’s Hard To Believe This Monster Actually Existed
 
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An Australian Scientist Found A Tooth So Big That It’s Hard To Believe This Monster Actually Existed On Victoria’s Surf Coast, amateur fossil hunter Philip Mullaly is scanning the shore for signs of ancient life. Then the sunlight catches something jutting out from a nearby rock. And soon after Mullaly realizes that he has made an incredible discovery; he has uncovered the tooth of a beast that stalked Australian waters millions of… ►You can support the channel: PATREON https://goo.gl/LCcdti ►Image credits: Image: Facebook/Museums Victoria / Facebook/Museums Victoria ► SUBSCRIBE US: https://goo.gl/CAyFbx ► Like us Our Facebook Page: https://goo.gl/SBs38W ► Follow On Twitter: https://goo.gl/nvhzU6 ► Follow Us On Instagram : https://goo.gl/3UXcnx ►Article link: https://goo.gl ► Audio by Scott Leffler -- scottleffler.com For copyright matters relating to our channel please contact us directly at : [email protected] #let_me_know #Archaeology
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Lee speaks on the myth of mining as good for employment
 
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Through public relations campaigns the mining industry has perpertrated the myth that it is good for jobs and local communities. Lee examines the facts on mining and its costs.
5 Human Impacts on the Environment: Crash Course Ecology #10
 
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Hank gives the run down on the top five ways humans are negatively impacting the environment and having detrimental effects on the valuable ecosystem services which a healthy biosphere provides. Like Crash Course? http://www.facebook.com/YouTubeCrashCourse Follow Crash Course! http://www.twitter.com/TheCrashCourse T*mbl Crash Course: http://thecrashcourse.tumblr.com Table of Contents Ecosystem Services 00:51 The Importance of Biodiversity 04:07 Deforestation 06:42 Desertification 06:49 Global Warming 07:59 Invasive Species 08:51 Overharvesting 09:20 Crash Course/SciShow videos referenced in this episode: Hydrologic and Carbon Cycles: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2D7hZpIYlCA Nitrogen and Phosphorus Cycles: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=leHy-Y_8nRs Ecological Succession: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jZKIHe2LDP8 Climate Change: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=M2Jxs7lR8ZI Invasive Species: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=eDOwTXobJ3k Food Shortage: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bPLJP84xL9A References and image licenses for this episode can be found in the Google document here: http://dft.ba/-3n5P Support CrashCourse on Subbable: http://subbable.com/crashcourse
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Adds footage of Australian national park to protests in London against mining there
 
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London - 12 April 2001 1. Wide-shot of the Jabiluka/Friends of the Earth protesters 2. Various shots of the Jabiluka/Friends of the Earth protesters 3. Various of shareholders arriving for Rio Tinto AGM (Annual General Meeting) 4. Protester handing out leaflet to shareholder 5. Close-up of protester leaflet 6. Shareholders walking past the protesters 7. SOUNDBITE: (English) Jacqui Katona, Spokesperson for the Mirrar Aboriginal people "Rio Tinto cannot lie about this development, they cannot deny that there has been no benefit to Aboriginal people as a result of Uranium mining in Kakadu and we believe that they should back off and fulfill there so called corporate responsibility that they are so busy promoting around the world" 8. Shareholder accepting leaflet from protester 9. SOUNDBITE: (English) Jacqui Katona, Spokesperson for the Mirrar Aboriginal people "We will be mounting a forceful campaign which will expose not only the Human rights abuses taking place in Kakadu National Park but we join many thousands of people around the world who suffer indignities at the hands of mining companies like Rio who splash money around to cover up there horrible activities." 10. Wide-shot of the conference centre 11. Various of shareholders arriving 12. SOUNDBITE: (English) Matt Phillips, Friends of the Earth spokesperson "This is about people and its about the environment and what it is also about is big corporations putting their interests before ordinary people and the planet" 13. SOUNDBITE: (English) Andrew Vickerman, Rio Tinto "If the traditional owners don't want the project to go ahead, if they don't give there consent then the project won't go ahead" 14. Wide-shot of Andrew Vickerman 15. SOUNDBITE: (English) Andrew Vickerman, Rio Tinto "Well clearly I am not going to comment on whether we are or are not going to sell assets. When we acquired North we did a full revue of all the assets that company held. Some were considered non core but we are constantly reviewing our whole portfolio, but I am not going to comment on whether something is up for sale or not." 16. Jacqui Katona entering the building Kakadu National Park, Northern Territory, Australia - FILE 17. Various shots of the Jabiluka site, with sacred cliffs 18. Various aerial shots the Ranger Uranium mine, 20 km from Jabiluka STORYLINE: Environmental protestors have been demonstrating outside the Annual General Meeting of Rio Tinto, the company which plans to mine uranium from a site inside one of Australia's most prized national parks for power stations across Europe. Friends of the Earth campaigners and aboriginal rights campaigners led the protest outside the meeting in London on Thursday. The campaigners were there to raise concerns about plans for a gigantic uranium mine on Aboriginal land at Jabiluka in the Kakadu National Park, Australia. Jabiluka is in the Alligator rivers region of the Northern Territory, about 30 km east of Darwin. The mine site is surrounded by the Kakadu National Park, which is world heritage listed and is on land has been traditionally owned by the Mirrar Aboriginal people. The Aboriginal Mirrar people regard Jabiluka as their ancestral home and a sacred site. The Mirrar have led opposition to the development of Jabiluka, which has resulted in major protests all over Australia and over 500 arrests They point to the damage done by the Ranger mine, which they say has left 20 million tonnes of tailings (a radioactive mining by product) in spoil heaps around its operations. Rio Tinto inherited the Jabiluka development following their takeover of Australian mining company North Limited last year. Likely buyers would include French nuclear utility Cogema. You can license this story through AP Archive: http://www.aparchive.com/metadata/youtube/c7afd4546a87258f35d0d8e6405be77b Find out more about AP Archive: http://www.aparchive.com/HowWeWork
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Philippines mining controversy: Will an end to mining mean lost jobs or better quality of life?
 
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Philippine Environment Secretary Gina Lopez’s order to shut down mining operations across the country has caused a stir not only between mining companies and environmentalists, but also within affected communities. CGTN’s Barnaby Lo has the second of a series of special reports on the mining industry in the Philippines. Subscribe to us on YouTube: https://goo.gl/lP12gA Download for IOS: https://itunes.apple.com/us/app/cctvnews-app/id922456579?l=zh&ls=1&mt=8 Download for Android: https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.imib.cctv Follow us on: Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/ChinaGlobalTVNetwork/ Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/cgtn/?hl=zh-cn Twitter: https://twitter.com/CGTNOfficial Pinterest: https://www.pinterest.com/CGTNOfficial/ Tumblr: http://cctvnews.tumblr.com/ Weibo: http://weibo.com/cctvnewsbeijing
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10 SPAIN CULTURE SHOCKS | Expat Life in Spain
 
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ZERO personal space, no toilet paper, VERY loud noise, and slippers all the time... moving to or visiting Spain is full of cultural shocks. These are the 10 things that shocked and surprised me in my first 6 months in this country. And as a Spaniard Yoly gives her local perspective on each of them. What’s been your experience in Spain? Let us know in the comments below! 1. WELCOME TO SPAIN REVEALED! 👋 ⋯⋯⋯⋯⋯⋯⋯⋯⋯⋯⋯⋯⋯⋯⋯⋯⋯⋯⋯⋯⋯⋯⋯⋯⋯ ▶ Subscribe to see my latest videos! http://bit.ly/SubscribeJamesBlick ▶ Get my FREE GUIDE to my favourite tapas bars in Madrid, Barcelona, Seville & San Sebastian http://bit.ly/2REk5KV 2. EXPLORE SPAIN LIKE A LOCAL! 🇪🇸 ⋯⋯⋯⋯⋯⋯⋯⋯⋯⋯⋯⋯⋯⋯⋯⋯⋯⋯⋯⋯⋯⋯⋯⋯⋯ ▶ Join a delicious food tour with my company Devour Tours http://bit.ly/2zsS2Wb ▶ Check out my favourite books about Spain http://amzn.to/2ng6ihk. ▶ Learn Spanish with a FREE trial from Rocket Languages http://bit.ly/2MM7btx ▶ I book my accommodation with Booking.com - it’s super fast and easy. Check it out here: https://booki.ng/2N4tVsh. ▶ Say hi on Instagram! http://bit.ly/2LBx9OG 3. VIDEO GUIDE: 10 SPAIN CULTURAL SHOCKS! 😃 ⋯⋯⋯⋯⋯⋯⋯⋯⋯⋯⋯⋯⋯⋯⋯⋯⋯⋯⋯⋯⋯⋯⋯⋯⋯ It’s amazing the things that surprise and shock you when you move to a new country. Often they’re very small things, but they reflect the fact that the culture is so very different to where you’re from. Below are the 10 different cultural shocks we cover in the video with links so you can jump to them. 1:42 Get ready to get up close and personal! Spaniards love physical contact… and don’t shy away from applying it liberally :) 4:04 Spaniards love a good eye-locked gaze. In this country you’ll often lock eyes with strangers, and they will hold your gaze. Something that for other cultures can be a little uncomfortable at first. 5:22 When at home its slippers on… or else. When I first moved here Yoly’s family thought I was insane for going barefoot at home. And so my introduction to constantly wearing slippers began! 7:08 In Spain our tolerance for noise is world-class. This is one noisy country - and the locals thrive on the energy created by all the noise! 9:28 Kids hang out in bars. Yep… you will see a lot of kids in bars in this country. We explain why! 11:51 Traditional bars often forget to restock the soap or the toilet paper. 12:31 If you don’t have exact change, you may be in trouble. Yes, if you’re walking around with a 100 euro note… you may not be able to use it! 14:23 We love to live in Spain in the moment in Spain! Yes, this is a country is all about spontaneity so I’ve gotten in trouble in the past for planning too much! 16:24 In this country people peel fruit that shouldn’t be peeled! Yes, people peel apples. We dive into why! 18:03 There is actually a test for pregnant women to see if they can eat jamón!! Did we miss any? What cultural shocks have you experienced visiting or moving to Spain? If you enjoyed the video, please do give it a 👍 and join our community of Spain lovers by subscribing! http://bit.ly/SubscribeJamesBlick #SpainRevealed #lifeinspain #JamesBlick 5. WHO AM I? 👱 ⋯⋯⋯⋯⋯⋯⋯⋯⋯⋯⋯⋯⋯⋯⋯⋯⋯⋯⋯⋯⋯⋯⋯⋯⋯ Hola! I’m James Blick. Spain is my passion! Its food, its culture, its history and its people. And I get a massive kick out of sharing everything I’ve learned with visitors to this country. My mission? To help you have a true, rich and delicious experience in Spain! If that sounds like something you’re into, then I’d love you to subscribe and join this community of Spain Lovers! http://bit.ly/SubscribeJamesBlick. EMAIL ALL ENQUIRIES TO: [email protected] *Some of the links may be affiliate links. If you click a link and buy something, I may receive a small commission for the sale. It doesn't cost you anything extra and you are free to use the link or not, it’s totally up to you. If you do use the link, thank you very much for you support!
Australian Stock Market Report - 6th June 2016 Monday
 
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Australian stock market closing report for Monday 06 June 2016 In Friday's session the US major averages were slightly softer with the tech heavy NASDAQ demonstrating the most weakness The May Jobless Claims came in shockingly below consensus which saw the greenback fall 1.61% and commodity related stock move significantly to the upside. This created multiple positive leads for the Australian stock market in today's trading The ASX 200 benchmark close higher by 0.8% or 41 points to 5360 The daily trading range was 57 points with the high of the session at 5374 and the low the session of 5317 Market breath edged into the positive with 101 advancing stocks versus 81 declining stocks and 18 stocks unchanged The All Ords Gold Index followed the Gold futures contract higher to close significantly to the upside 11.85% Resolute Mining closed up 17.5% to $1.14, Saint Barbara closed higher 15.3% to $3.02, Northern Star Resources was up 14.4% to $4.85, and Regis Resources was higher 13.6% to $3.35 The Metals and Mining sector closed up 5.54% With Evolution Mining higher by 13.4% to $2.28, Metals X was up 13% to $1.17, and Newcrest Mining was higher 11.6% to $22.06 The Materials sector was higher by 3.8%, with Independence Group up 11.4% to $3.02, Saracen Minerals Holdings up 10% to $1.26 and South 32 higher by 5.4% to $1.55 The ASX Financial sector was weaker than the overall market closing higher 0.34% The big four banks were mixed with ANZ down 0.5% or $.13 to $24.96, the Commonwealth Bank was up 1.1% or $.85 to $76.60 National Australia Bank was up 0.5% or $.14 to $26.62 and Westpac was higher by 1% or $.30 to $30.26 The Consumer Discretionary sector closed flat but slightly lower -0.07% The weakness in the sector came from News Corp B down 1.34% to $16.88, Myer Holdings down 1.3% to $1.14 and Crown down 1.1% to $11.75 In economic news The ANZ Australian job ads for May were released Indicating that the total job ads on a month over a month basis jumped 2.4% and on a year over year basis rose a sharp 9.1% The number of Internet based ads jumped 2.6% while the number of newspaper ads fell 12.6% in May ANZ head of Australian economics Felicity Emmett said, after six months of broadly flat job ads, the strong rise in ads in May is encouraging and despite some ongoing headwinds the economy is tracking along quite well and the transition to non-mining activity is occurring. The five most active stocks were Fortescue Metals with the volume of 21.29 million, Mirvac Group with 20.73 million, Alumina with 18.81 million, Telstra Corporation with 18.38 million and South 32 with 15.59 million shares changing hands The five best performers of the ASX 200 were Liquefied Natural Gas up 16.9%, Saint Barbara up 15.3%, Northern Star Resources up 14.4%, Regis Resources up 13.6% and Evolution Mining up 13.4% The five worst performers were Austal down 2.3%, Insurance Australia down 2.2%, Seven Group Holdings down 2.2%, Caltex Australia down 2% and Estia Health down 1.9% This has been the Australian stock market closing report for Monday, 6 June 2016 and I've been your host Aaron Furst, I'll see you again next time https://www.facebook.com/5alphainvest/videos/243772862670649/ http://5alphainvest.com/2016/06/06/australian-stock-market-report-6th-june-2016-monday/ #australianstockmarket #australianstockmarketnews #australianstockmarkettoday
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MOST AMAZING Underground Cities You WON'T BELIEVE EXIST
 
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Welcome to Top10Archive! All around the world intricate underground dwellings, businesses, and recreational spaces exist for a myriad of reasons. Whether created in a time of crisis, to give residents a place to eat, sleep, shop, and live life without dealing with the elements, or for complex hidden passages to evade enemies, these ten underground cities are the most amazing subterranean spaces you will find. Support us by shopping on Amazon! http://tinyurl.com/njwyzzn 10. Seattle Underground, Washington 9. Setenil de las Bodegas, Spain 8. Wieliczka Salt Mine, Poland 7. Underground City, Helsinki 6. Coober Pedy, Australia 5. Kariz-e-Kish, Kish Island, Iran 4. Burlington Nuclear Bunker 3. Derinkuyu, Turkey 2. Dixia Cheng, Beijing 1. Montreal’s Underground City, Canada (RESO) References: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YgfhLazjoKA https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5hCcZuHCPHI https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=nN19IC9bCdQ https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=IKqXu-5jw60 https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_PsAuiPMDKs https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=HY4jCjufLG8 https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vuotR1L_EnI https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=e3IVKjOEdWo https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9p-umwWnQIg https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=tMFj_cMHmxw Music: Chicago by Joe Bagale: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QJoDzBl89wg Voice Over Talent: https://www.youtube.com/user/thought2
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