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WORLD'S BIGGEST MACHINES - Impressive Timelapse - Open Pit Mining at Garzweiler - Zeitraffer

Zeitrafferaufnahmen von Schaufelradbaggern und Absetzern im Tagebau Garzweiler. Timelapse mit Gopro, EOS 10D und Videoclips der 5D II und 7D. © 2013 www.gerh...

Open-pit mine Garzweiler surface mine - Tagebau Garzweiler Baunkohle-Abbau

Seeing Garzweiler surface mine in Germany, a very big one, among the biggest in Europe. Operated by RWE. Wikipedia Info: The Tagebau Garzweiler is a large su...

Energy production: The Open-Cast Mining Garzweiler II in Germany

In Europe, lignite mined takes place for a large part in Germany and the lignite is expected to remain dominant fuel for electricity generation. There are su...

Sunset in Germany - Open pit Mining Garzweiler

Timelapse from the Sunset in Germany at the Open pit Mining Garzweiler II.

Vale - Open Pit Mining

Mining industry This is one of a series of videos I edited for Vale. The producer I worked for travelled to many locations around the world. Shots were taken...

Open-pit Mining Simulation by MOSIMTEC

This video demonstrates the benefits of using simulation in the mining industry. Benefits range from validating design, stakeholder communication, determinin...

Largest Open Pit Mine in Australia

With a reputation for producing a decent slice of Australia's gold bullion, it's not surprising that Kalgoorlie is home to one of the biggest open cut mines ...

Citizen Voices Matter - Sustainable Economic Alternatives to Open-Pit Mining

People in northern Wisconsin have worked to create a sustainable economy in the state's iconic Northwoods. But their livelihoods could be threatened by envir...

Lignite - Power Source of the Past? | People & Politics

Lignite, or brown coal, is still an important source of energy in Germany. But criticism is getting louder. One of the country's largest open-pit mines is Ga...

journey to the big bucket wheel excavator (uncut) - part III: steel at work

this is a rather unusual series of videos about bucket wheel excavators and the open pit ''Garzweiler'', Germany. I went with my bike to the open pit, then I...

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2 news items

 
Deutsche Welle
Thu, 28 Aug 2014 06:25:12 -0700

Zambia has a long mining history dating back to the late 1960s. Mining was then, and still is today, central to the Zambian economy - contributing about 80 percent of the country's annual income. But it comes with a huge environmental cost to Zambia's ...
 
National Geographic
Wed, 10 Dec 2003 11:19:05 -0800

Gee and University of Bonn co-author Bianka Petzelberger first spotted a strange cluster of nuts in the wall of the Garzweiler open pit mine while on a field trip to examine marine sediments. Gee collected a few nuts for later analysis, and the pair ...
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