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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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<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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