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KIMAtv.com   12 April 2018   USA   Yakima County  
<p>UNION GAP, Wash. - A few months ago, Union Gap and Yakima County declared a state of emergency because of the Rattlesnake Ridge landslide. Today, the 20 acres of rock is still making its way down, but it's not thought of as the disaster waiting to happen ...
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MINING.com   02 April 2018   Nigeria   West Africa  
<p>Artisanal gold miners in the Niger state of Nigeria are asking the Muhammadu Buhari government to help them operate under conditions that allow them to take better care of the environment and contribute to the local economy.</p> <p>In an interview with ...
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Central Western Daily   11 March 2018   Australia   Orange  
<p>A dam wall at Newcrest&lsquo;s Cadia Valley Operations which partially collapsed on Friday night causing a spillage is being closely monitored for any further breaches.</p> <p>Work has been been suspended indefinitely at the mine south of Orange following ...
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CBC News   20 February 2018   Canada   British Columbia  
<p>Calgary-based mining company Margaux Resources has announced a plan to clean up old tailings sites by using new mining technologies to extract the remaining minerals.</p> <p>Margaux has partnered with the Salmo Watershed Sreamkeepers Society &mdash; a non-profit ...
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abc.net.au   13 February 2018   Australia   Queensland  
<p>Queensland's Environment Department has thrown embattled miner New Acland Coal a lifeline, despite its historic loss in the Land Court last year.</p> <p>The court recommended against the coal mine's expansion into agricultural land on Queensland's Darling ...
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The Guardian   02 February 2018   South Africa  
<p>Sibanye-Stillwater mining company said miners stuck up to 1000m below ground after outage caused by a storm.</p> <p>At least 900 gold miners who were trapped in a South African mine for more than 24 hours after a power outage were safely evacuated on Friday ...
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CityMetric   24 January 2018   UK  
<p>Energy from coal is now being linked to global warming and pollution on a global level. In fact, it has been estimated that coal contributes to 25 per cent of green house gases.</p> <p>Coal use has caused severe negative environmental impacts, from its ...
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MINING.com   09 January 2018   Brazil   Maranhão State  
<p>Recently formed Equinox Gold (TSX-V:EQX) announced that its board of directors approved $146 million for the full-scale construction at the Aurizona Gold mine, located in the Maranh&atilde;o state of north-eastern Brazil.</p> <p>With the idea of pouring ...
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MINING.com   03 January 2018   Indonesia   Papua  
<p>Indonesia&rsquo;s government has extended until June 30, 2018, the temporary special mining permit it issued to PT Freeport Indonesia, a subsidiary of US-based Freeport McMoRan (NYSE:FCX).</p> <p>The permit was issued to allow the miner to continue exporting ...
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MINING.com   01 January 2018   Canada   Ontario  
<p>December 31, 2017 marked the end of an era for one of Canada's oldest and most prolific gold mines.</p> <p>After 107 years of operations, Porcupine Gold Mines&rsquo; Dome underground mine in Timmins, Ontario, ceased operations due to aging infrastructure, ...
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