Stanmore prepping Millennium and Mavis Down for reboot

PERTH (miningweekly.com) – The joint venture (JV) between coal miner Stanmore Coal and M Resources, has completed the acquisition of the Millennium and Mavis Downs coal mines in Queensland from the Australian branch of the major of the Peabody Energy. The JV vehicle, known as the MetRes, in April this year struck a deal with Peabody to acquire the two ...

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Agricultural robots could usher in a sustainable utopia or environmental disaster, warns scientist

July 13 (UPI) – Agriculture is already highly mechanized, and in the not too distant future, agricultural economist Thomas Daum predicts that entire farms will be run by robots. In fact, robots are already deployed on farms. According to Daum, robotization has the potential to transform the agricultural sector and usher in one of two realities: one utopian, the other ...

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A novel traces the path of Earth from lush Eden to an arid hellish landscape

The magic embodied by Chapman is followed by the malicious wonders of technology in the second common thread of the novel. Here we follow John, a brilliant inventor turned repentant eco-rebel, as he tries to redeem himself for his part in creating an Ohio-based planetary mega-interest known as Earthtrust. Earthtrust, founded by John’s childhood best friend to help tackle the ...

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Publishing giant Pearson to leave Belfast city center headquarters

PUBLISHING and education giant Pearson will move from its sprawling headquarters in Belfast city center in favor of flexible workspace. The former owner of the Financial Times officially opened a financial services center in Belfast in 2017, which he says could eventually lead to the creation of 300 jobs. The NI Invest-backed project saw the company register for just under ...

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Travis Scott brings the world of Utopia and AstroWorld to Wynwood

WYNWOOD, Florida. – Just when you thought Wynwood’s new nightlife and entertainment destination couldn’t get bigger names on their performance list… well, they did. The Oasis, which just opened in Wynwood earlier this year, has booked none other than Travis Scott, who will host the official Rolling Loud After Party on Saturday, July 24. Tickets for the show just went ...

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Rising life expectancy has led to an increase in India’s population: Expert: The Tribune India

Tribune press service Chandigarh, July 11 Professor Emeritus Tim Dyson of the London School of Economics and Political Science said today that during India’s post-independence period, an increase in life expectancy and a decline in mortality infantile resulted in a significant increase in the population. He delivered an online talk on World Population Day at the Center for Research on ...

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“So far 390 families have asked for help from Covid”

New Delhi: Chief Minister’s Covid-19 Family Financial Assistance Program within three days of launch has received requests from as many as 390 potential beneficiaries, Delhi government’s welfare department said on Sunday in a press release. The scheme, launched on July 6, saw 220 claimants on July 9 for the pension amount of Rs 2,500 while 170 beneficiaries requested the one-time ...

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