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abc.net.au   11 August 2017   Australia   Queensland  
<p>Four Queensland underground coal mines risk closure after allegedly failing to meet their dust-monitoring obligations, Mines Minister Anthony Lynham has told State Parliament.<br /><br />The mines are Glencore's Oaky North and Oaky No.1 at Tieri, and Anglo's ...
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MINING.com   07 August 2017   Canada   Ontario  
<p>It's the end of an era for one of Canada's oldest and most prolific gold mines.<br><br>Porcupine Gold Mines, a subsidiary of Goldcorp (NYSE:GG, TSX:G), said last week that mining operations are permanently ending at the Dome underground mine in Timmins, ...
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pakistantoday   07 August 2017   Pakistan   Muzaffarabad  
<p>Police have recovered bodies of at least five miners trapped in a coal mine near Muzaffarabad after a part of it collpased in the late hours of Sunday.<br><br>Two severely injured miners were rescued, whereas bodies of the miners who could not survive were ...
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The Telegram   19 July 2017   Canada   Quebec  
<p>Quebec Premier Philippe Couillard (left) and Premier Dwight Ball announced an agreement to come to an agreement Wednesday in Edmonton, a first step toward co-operation on mining development and transportation around the Labrador-Quebec border.</p> <p>It&rsquo;s ...
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MINING.com   28 March 2017   Iran   Middle East  
<p>Zinc has rallied of late, being the best performing commodity on the London Metal Exchange for the week March 13-17.<br><br>Up 12% year to date, the corrosion-resistant metal is being buoyed by record refined output in China and tight supply after a number ...
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The National Business   01 January 2017   South Africa   Cape Town  
<p>CAPE TOWN // Four kilometres under the earth and it is hotter than the burning sands of Abu Dhabi’s Empty Quarter on a summers’ day.<br><br>At the West Driefontein gold mine to the west of Johannesburg, a small crew of men brave heat under a million tonnes ...
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NBC NEWS   07 June 2016   USA   Mississippi  
<p>Rescue crews on Monday continued trying to reach two miners buried since Friday in the collapse of a gravel pit in Mississippi.</p> <p>In an update Monday afternoon on what it's now calling a recovery effort, the U.S. Mine Safety and Health Administration ...
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<p>At least 12 people have died in a landslide Tuesday in northern Myanmar&rsquo;s jade mining region. The tragedy hit Kachin state&rsquo;s Hpakant town just five months after a similar incident there left dozens of people missing.</p>
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The Guardian   10 May 2016   Australia   Australia  
<p>Out Western Australia way unlikely new environmental heroes can be found toiling in the red ochre dust of the Pilbara.</p> <p>Until recently companies such as Altura Mining, which has a long rap sheet of coal projects to its name, weren&rsquo;t exactly ...
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grist   13 April 2016   USA   USA  
<p>In a move that has environmentalists hunting for graves to dance on, Peabody Energy, the world&rsquo;s largest private-sector coal company, has filed for bankruptcy.</p> <p>It&rsquo;s the fourth major U.S. coal company to go bankrupt in the last year. The ...
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