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Kamativi lithium pegmatite, Zimbabwe
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Lithium resources, and their potential to support battery supply chains, in Africa

14/07/2021

A new BGS report reviews known resources of lithium, and engagement in the battery supply chain, across key African countries.

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A large, unused, urban brownfield site with open land covered in cracked, overgrown concrete awaiting development in Leeds, England. © Adobe Stock, 282946502.
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Engineers invited to take part in survey to improve understanding of cost estimates for UK brownfield sites

07/07/2021

Quantity surveyors and civil engineers have until the end of July to take part in a survey that will help to improve the accuracy of indicative cost estimates for UK brownfield sites.

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Buildings that have been damaged being shored up with long plans of wood in a nearly deserted street
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Using satellite imagery for emergency disaster response

06/07/2021

BGS has a long history of assisting relief efforts by providing satellite maps, data and interpretation to those affected by disasters, helping to identify hazardous areas to avoid.

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Mine water drainage from an abandoned colliery in south Wales, UK
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Mine water heating and cooling: a 21st century resource for decarbonisation

20/04/2021

With interest in geothermal heat recovery and storage increasing, the British Geological Survey alongside BEIS and IEA Geothermal held a mine water heating and cooling symposium to connect industry professionals from around the world.

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Portrait of Mary Anning by Benjamin John Merifield Donne, 1850
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Mary Anning: a remarkable fossil collector

19/04/2021

Simon Harris explains what a letter, sent by Anning in 1822, can tell us about her life and work at the time.

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Digger in a quarry
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UK’s mineral production, consumption and trade revealed in new report

06/04/2021

BGS has published the United Kingdom Minerals Yearbook 2020, with partners the Confederation of British Industry Minerals Group and Mineral Products Association

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BGS Organic Geochemistry Facility
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Success for Sustainable Labs Initiative

31/03/2021

Improving the sustainability of our laboratories is integral to the British Geological Survey’s Environmental Sustainability Strategy

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Sirena Deep Five Deeps Expedition ©Atlantic Productions for Discovery Channel 2020
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Uncovering secrets of the Mariana Trench

31/03/2021

Scientists have discovered that the true extent of the deepest parts of our oceans may be far larger than they previously thought.

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CO2 storage testbed consultation

30/03/2021

BGS and NERC are now seeking views on possible research priorities for a potential new storage testbed

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Extractive Industry Geology 2022 conference

Event from 06/07/2022 to 09/07/2022

Peter Chalk Centre, University of Exeter

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