Coal mining in Middlemount – Open-cut mine

Middlemount Coal Mine is an open-cut mine located approximately 90 kilometers north-east of Emerald and some 7 kilometers west of the township of Middlemount in Queensland’s Bowen Basin. The mine produces medium-volatile pulverized coal injection (PCI) coal and semi-hard coking coal for the export market. The coal mining in Middlemount strive to produce coal profitably…

Sand Mining in Kalu Ganga – Witness an age old art

The mighty Kalu Ganga (black river) is one of Sri Lanka’s major rivers, starting at the peak of the majestic ‘Samanala Kanda (mountain) the river discharges at Kalutara, a gorgeous coastal town famous as a holiday destination for its many tourist resorts. If you are looking for a good beach hotel in Sri Lanka Kalutara is an…

Science Centre Singapore – Edutainment visit!

Situated in the prominent locality Jurong East Singapore, Science Centre in Singapore is one of the must visit educational and entertaining attractions Singapore boasts of. Travellers who are looking for a 3 star hotel in Singapore would find Days Hotel Singapore as one of the best options available within the city limits. Providing a host…

London Eye – Views From up High!

Are you thinking of an incomparable way to see the beautiful city of London? Then London Eye is the perfect pick for you. In essence it is a huge Ferris wheel which resembles huge spokes of a bicycle wheel. Situated in the heart of the city, on the South Bank of the Thames, between Hungerford…

Moonstone Mines – Sri Lanka’s Thriving Gem Industry

Moonstone was given its name due to its sheen which is caused by the internal reflection of light. Moonstones can be found in a variety of colours including white, grey, pink, blue, green and even brown. The gemstones were highly prized by many ancient civilizations including the Romans who believed that the stones were formed…

Meetiyagoda Moonstone Mine – Sri Lanka’s finest gemstones

Sri Lanka has gained popularity for many things and amongst its most sought after is its precious gem stones. It has gained universal acknowledgement for adorning the blue sapphire on the engagement ring of Late Princess Diana and Princess Kate Middleton, to the big blue sapphire that was worn by Kate Winslet in the box…