The Asteroids Are Coming!
The USGS is setting its sights high according to a September 5, 2018 report from Newsweek. The United States Geological Survey's research geologist Laszlo Kestay explained in an interview at Space.com that "The USGS realized that our congressional mandate to assess natural resources extends to space."
10 Industrial Minerals Everyone Has in Their Pocket
Industrial minerals are anything but glamorous. At first mention, most folks conjure up images of sand, limestone, or perhaps clay for bricks. They are the rawest of raw materials and, as such, they play critically important but invisible roles in the infrastructure and technologies that make the 21st Century world go round.
19,000 New Jobs Added in July 2018 Alone
The 2017-2018 year over year job number indicates that the construction industry is leading the way in new employment, according to the latest figures from the Associated General Contractors of America. 19,000 new construction jobs were added in July alone, with the total of new jobs added for the year setting a 10-year high at 303,000.
The Green Cement Concept
As the most commonly used building material on the planet, concrete's industrial popularity has always made it a prime target for the environmentally conscious "green movement." According to Smithsonian,