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New Scientist   24 October 2017   UK   Devon  
<p>The scene around the flooded Whitehill Yeo pit in Devon, UK, resembles a lunar landscape. Until it was abandoned just a few years ago, an endless stream of diesel trucks carried china clay out of the mine seven days a week.</p><p>But don’t be fooled by ...
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MINING.com   18 October 2017   USA   Utah  
<p>Rio Tinto (ASX, LON:RIO), the second largest mining company, declared force majeure last Friday on shipments of refined copper from its Kennecott unit in the U.S. following the death of a worker earlier in the week.</p> <p>Albert Lozano died on October ...
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MINING.com   18 October 2017   Australia   Melbourn  
<p>The world's number one mining company BHP (NYSE:BHP) reported solid September quarter production across its business units on Tuesday and made no changes to its production and cost guidance for its current financial year to end-June 2018.</p> <p>The Melbourne-based ...
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The Guardian   21 September 2017   Greece  
<p>Greece&rsquo;s biggest foreign investor has withdrawn its threat to pull out of the country in a dispute with the government over mining permits, as miners protested in Athens fearing job losses.<br />George Burns, chief executive of the Canadian mining ...
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abc.net.au   20 September 2017   Australia   Lithgow / New South Wales  
<p>There is an urgent call from the mining town of Lithgow, west of Sydney, to secure the future of a mine that is the only coal supplier for a key New South Wales power station.</p><p>The future of Springvale Mine in the state's central-west has been in doubt ...
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OilPrice.com   13 September 2017   South Africa   South Africa  
<p>I wrote yesterday about the collapse of mining in key African gold nation Tanzania. And today, emerging news shows another major gold producer entering crisis.<br />South Africa.<br />The dire warning on South Africa&rsquo;s gold sector came from ratings ...
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Northern Ontario Business   07 September 2017   Canada   Ontario  
<p>The start-up of New Gold&rsquo;s Rainy River gold mine in northwestern Ontario is only weeks away.</p> <p>The Toronto-based mid-tier miner is putting the finishing touches on the $515 million spent this year to carve out the open pit, dig the tailings area, ...
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MINING.com   05 September 2017   Africa   Tanzania  
<p>Acacia Mining (LON:ACA), Tanzania's No.1 gold producer, announced Monday that it will reduce operational activity at its Bulyanhulu Gold Mine.</p> <p>&ldquo;The decision was driven by unsustainable cash outflows at the mine due to the concentrate ban and ...
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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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