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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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Oman Observer   05 September 2016   Oman   Middle East  
<p>On the back of large investments by the private sector, the mining sector contribution to the national GDP is expected to witness remarkable growth in the coming years. “Mining is one of the five sectors acknowledged for driving growth in the long term ...
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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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<p>Gold miner Newcrest has restarted production at one of its two Indonesian underground mines that were shut in early February following a `geotechnical' incident.</p>
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MINING.com   06 April 2016   Canada   Northern Ontario  
<p>The device would prospect for water, ice and resources on the moon and beyond.</p><p>A Canadian company has inked a $700,000 contract with the country’s Space Agency (CSA) contract to develop a multi-purpose device designed for space mining.</p><p>Northern ...
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The Mining Hub   29 March 2016   Greece   Northern Greece  
<p>Eldorado Gold Corp. suspended its dividend and reported a monster fourth quarter loss late Wednesday as the company struggles to move forward with its troubled Greek assets.</p>
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Mining Review Africa   08 March 2016   Africa   Katanga, Kongo  
<p>Katanga Mining, Glencore&rsquo;s DRC-focused copper/cobalt company, has reported seven personnel missing following a geotechnical failure on the north wall of its KOV open pit.<br />The failure, which occurred at 06h00 local time in 8 March 2016, occurred ...
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