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Chinese firm begins diatomite mining process in Baringo
 
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It is all systems go for exploration of diatomite in Baringo County by a Chinese firm, Chuanshan that was awarded a mining and exploration license in May 2015. Mining Cabinet Secretary Dan Kazungu says the first phase of the project will involve exploration in an area covering 150 square kilometers to determine the exact locations of the diatomite deposits.
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Chuanshan International set to start mining diatomite in Marigat
 
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A Chinese company is set to start mining diatomite in Marigat Baringo. The 4 billion shillings mine will see the company produce over 300,000 tonnes of the mineral every year. Chuanshan International Mining Company is also expected to create over 300 jobs, which will be a key milestone in the county’s quest to develop, as outlined in its integrated development plan. SUBSCRIBE to our YouTube channel for more great videos: https://www.youtube.com/KTNkenya Follow us on Twitter: https://twitter.com/KTNNews Like us on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/KTNNewsKenya For more great content go to http://www.standardmedia.co.ke/ktnnews and download our apps: http://std.co.ke/apps/#android KTN News is a leading 24-hour TV channel in Eastern Africa with its headquarters located along Mombasa Road, at Standard Group Centre. This is the most authoritative news channel in Kenya and beyond.
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Peking Man - Video Learning - WizScience.com
 
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"Peking Man" , "Homo erectus pekinensis", is an example of "Homo erectus". A group of fossil specimens was discovered in 1923–27 during excavations at Zhoukoudian near Beijing , China. In 2009 the finds were dated from roughly 750,000 years ago, and a new 26 Al/ 10 Be dating suggests they are in the range of 680,000–780,000 years old. Between 1929 and 1937, 15 partial crania, 11 mandibles, many teeth, some skeletal bones and large numbers of stone tools were discovered in the Lower Cave at Locality 1 of the Peking Man site at Zhoukoudian, near Beijing, in China. Their age is estimated to be between 500,000 and 300,000 years old. The most complete fossils, all of which were calvariae, are: Most of the study on these fossils was done by Davidson Black until his death in 1934. Pierre Teilhard de Chardin took over until Franz Weidenreich replaced him and studied the fossils until he left China in 1941. The original fossils disappeared in 1941, but excellent casts and descriptions remain. Swedish geologist Johan Gunnar Andersson and American palaeontologist Walter W. Granger came to Zhoukoudian, China in search of prehistoric fossils in 1921. They were directed to the site at Dragon Bone Hill by local quarrymen, where Andersson recognised deposits of quartz that were not native to the area. Immediately realising the importance of this find he turned to his colleague and announced, ""Here is primitive man; now all we have to do is find him!"" Excavation work was begun immediately by Andersson's assistant Austrian palaeontologist Otto Zdansky, who found what appeared to be a fossilised human molar. He returned to the site in 1923, and materials excavated in the two subsequent digs were sent to Uppsala University in Sweden for analysis. In 1926 Andersson announced the discovery of two human molars in this material, and Zdansky published his findings. Wiz Science™ is "the" learning channel for children and all ages. SUBSCRIBE TODAY Disclaimer: This video is for your information only. The author or publisher does not guarantee the accuracy of the content presented in this video. USE AT YOUR OWN RISK. Background Music: "The Place Inside" by Silent Partner (royalty-free) from YouTube Audio Library. This video uses material/images from https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Peking+Man, which is released under Creative Commons Attribution-Share-Alike License 3.0 http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/3.0/ . This video is licensed under Creative Commons Attribution-Share-Alike License 3.0 http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/3.0/ . To reuse/adapt the content in your own work, you must comply with the license terms.
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CARTA: The Role of Hunting in Anthropogeny - Briana Pobiner Rebecca Bliege Bird Jill Pruetz
 
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(Visit: http://www.uctv.tv/) 1:46 - The Ecology of Hominin Scavenging 19:55 - Why Foragers Hunt 36:56 - Hunting by Savanna - Living Chimpanzees Hunting is considered a key human adaptation and is thought to have influenced our anatomy, physiology and behavior over time. This symposium explores the evidence pertaining to the origins of hominin hunting. Series: "CARTA - Center for Academic Research and Training in Anthropogeny" [5/2018] [Show ID: 33567]