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  • storm is here, conditions are getting worse.

  • Everyone should be out of the beach area.

  • That was the word yesterday from a county official in coastal North Carolina, where hurricane force winds were expected to continue blowing into Friday morning.

  • Welcome to CNN 10 everyone, I'm Carla Zeus at the CNN Center a few 100 miles east of here, Hurricane Dorian is battering the American coast.

  • After temporarily strengthening to Category three status.

  • Dorian was once again a strong Category two storm last night with wind speeds of 110 miles per hour.

  • Ah, hurricane warning extended as far north as the border between North Carolina and Virginia, meaning people near those coasts could expect at least 74 mile per hour.

  • Hurricane force winds at some point.

  • In Charleston, South Carolina, forecasters predicted a storm surge a rise in sea water levels of 5 to 8 feet higher than where the tide normally is and up to 15 inches of rain was expected.

  • They're adding to the flooding.

  • One side effect of hurricanes is that they can cause tornadoes, and those were reported in North and South Carolina as the storm stalked the shoreline more than a 1,000,000 people in those two states were under mandatory evacuation orders, which means that if they didn't leave their homes when they were told to, they could be on their own without emergency responders available.

  • When the storm hit Thursday afternoon, officials estimated that around 260,000 customers were without electricity, most of them in South Carolina.

  • CNN's Brian Todd found one of the reasons why he was in the historic city of Charleston when Hurricane Dorian's I was 45 miles away.

  • We're at the corner of East Bay Street and Market Street and have our photojournalist, Harlan Schmidt, just go right past me down the street.

  • On market.

  • You can see that down power line over there sparking, and you might see it explode any minute now because we rolled up on this thing about 30 minutes ago.

  • There you see it whipping around and causing sparks, but it really explodes every few minutes, and then the lights flicker on, you know, on and off where we are.

  • Clearly it's knocked out power down Market Street over their significant flooding here on Market Street and other streets here in Charleston.

  • There you see it going.

  • Get ready.

  • It could explode because there's a transformer that really exploded violently a few minutes ago.

  • When we rolled up on this thing.

  • We are safe distance away from it.

  • We're probably about 150 yards away, and we are on the other side of a cross street here.

  • But we've been having warn people who have walked around this area to clear out and not go down that street and not drive down that street, because obviously that thing is still whipping around and still very much of a danger.

  • Officials here in Charleston tell us they're also more than 100 down trees in this area.

  • They've got 85 road closures in this area, 26 of them flood related, including one not far from here near the Ashley River, which is a very low lying river.

  • There, you see, it's working again.

  • This thing could really blow in a second because it's been very, very violent at times while we've been here and very, very dangerous, obviously, for anybody along these streets, Charleston is used to this kind of thing.

  • But this is the third major hurricane to impact this area in the last three years.

  • You have Matthew in 2016 you, Aunt Irma in 2017.

  • Now this.

  • They also had 1000 year flood event in 2015.

  • People across India, the world's second most populated country, are closely watching the moon on Friday in the ascent of spacecraft there in July.

  • And if all goes according to plan, it's scheduled to land today on the far side of the moon's surface.

  • This would make India the fourth country to achieve a soft landing on the moon behind the United States, China and the former Soviet Union.

  • India hopes this mission will bring it a step closer to putting Indian astronauts and space by 2022 2 solidifying the nation status as a space superpower.

  • It has carried out successful missions at a fraction of the cost of other countries missions.

  • But analysts say India's government will still have to invest more money in the years ahead to realize its future goals.

  • Theo, on the periodic table of the elements SN is the symbol for what scanned IAM.

  • Strong tea Um, 10 or antimony?

  • SN is the symbol for 10 because the word comes from the Latin term, Stan, um, its uses go well beyond the tin man or the tin can or the tin roof.

  • The element has been used for thousands of years to make bronze.

  • It was probably used to make the window you daydream out of.

  • And when people thank the academy for the Oscars, they just won.

  • The statuettes they're holding are mostly made of tin today.

  • Much of the world's tin mining takes place in Asia and South America.

  • But it wasn't always that way.

  • A county in southwestern England used to be king when it came to tin, and a walk among the ruins of Cornwall's tin mines could take you back in time or back to the future.

  • Call Austin Coast.

  • Rich in minerals on dhe ruined Mine's an industrial legacy, which could soon be reborn.

  • Thanks to big tech, 10 has been extracted from the rock in this otherwise rural part of the UK for millennia.

  • In the late 18 seventies, when thes engine houses originally built, coral was the wild biggest producer of 10 to 2000 mines dotted across its countryside.

  • The last of those self crafty closed its doors two decades ago after 10 prices plunged and developing economies cornered the market.

  • But now it could be the first to reopen, creating 275 jobs on that journey towards Cornell's mining revival begins here around 300 meters below.

  • Getting the mine up and running in two years won't be easy.

  • Hundreds of miles of tunnels need to be surveyed and drained, but with demand for smart devices on the rise, South crossed E's new Canadian owners think that they can make Cornish tin profitable once more tin has been aptly described.

  • Today is the glue in the in the high tech will renewable energy, electric vehicles, power generation, power storage, five g All of these things require 10.

  • On what better way to avoid the concept that your source in 10 from potentially areas of conflict or areas where you have child exploitation, mining here and corner South crafty could become one of the only tin mines in Europe and North America, giving technology companies on opportunity to clean up supply chains foolish tins.

  • Future also lies in its past.

  • The region was once the wild west of England, as seen here in the BBC drama Pole Dog attracting prospectus from all over the country.

  • They've left their mark on the landscape to the delight of the four and 1/2 1,000,000 visitors who flocked to Cornel each year.

  • Mark Wills Family Have Bean 10 miners for four generations.

  • My father was the last one of us that you work on the ground.

  • There is no longer profit in selling wholesale.

  • So we grant you renovated some old machinery on site, started producing the tin ourselves, whether people were just interested in that Theo architectural buildings or the physical process that the mineral has to go through to get it seems to capture different people.

  • Even if mining doesn't return to Cornel on its previous scale, this ancient metal is ready, helping this western province of the British Isles to shine again.

  • Needed Dos Santos, CNN Cornwall in England Way Don't know how much 10 it took to build this massive machine, but you probably don't want to fight it.

  • A Japanese robotics company developed this over about six years.

  • It's named Mono No Foo, which means samurai warrior.

  • It's modeled after machines in Japanese animation.

  • It's 27 feet nine inches tall and it actually can't get out of its warehouse unless you take off its head first.

  • This is the Guinness World Record for largest humanoid vehicle.

  • Maybe smaller machines would be humanoid by its existence, but they be mono no foolish to engineer an altercation.

  • We're not decepticon ing you when we say the Omega Supreme achievement that takes up some Optimus Prime real estate is all about to be truly transformative.

  • For an industry that's already built on nuts and bolts, Franz, the competition is just gonna have to go.

  • But to the drawing board, golf of garlic juice for seeing and 10 and Friday's awesome.

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Resurgence of Tin Mining | September 6, 2019

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