Methods and Applications

A magnitude 8.2 earthquake struck the coast of northern Chile on the night of April 1, triggering landslides and killing at least six people.

While California may be in one of the worst droughts in the state's history, record-low water levels have uncovered new chances to earn money.

The start of the Gahcho Kué Project diamond mine might be pushed back two years because of regulatory restrictions that limited shipments to the site this winter.

Off of the Atlantic coast of Namibia, miners can find the richest marine diamond deposits in the world.

Two years ago, scientist Mark Macklin made headlines after he revealed that old mining operations had contaminated rivers in Wales.