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Total Items found:   23 November 2017   USA   Kentucky  
<p>LEXINGTON, Ky. (Nov. 21, 2017) &mdash; Underground coal mines are tight spaces characterized by limited mobility and visibility. These are factors that cause difficulty for equipment operators and introduce serious risks for workers around haulage vehicles, ...
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Greece&rsquo;s biggest foreign investor has withdrawn its threat to pull out of the country in a dispute with the government over mining permits, as miners protested in Athens fearing job losses.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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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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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 ...
Filed under: Mining News   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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Press TV   01 February 2016   Iran  
<p>Iran&rsquo;s mining sector has now more than $10 billion of investment pledges by the Europeans and Chinese under its belt, Deputy Mine, Industry and Trade Minister Mehdi Karbasian says. &ldquo;$10 billion of foreign investment package has been drawn up ...
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The Wall Street Journal   20 January 2016   Zambia  
<p>LUFWANYAMA, Zambia&mdash;A little-known mining company is modernizing the rough-and-tumble colored gemstone trade, hoping to generate diamond-caliber demand for its emeralds and rubies.</p>
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ABC News   17 December 2015   World  
<p>A prominent China economist has predicted more mining companies could go bankrupt globally in the new year, including major second tier firms, as China's economy slows down and commodity prices keep falling.</p><p>He has forecast that iron ore prices will ...
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BBC NEWS   17 November 2015   Tanzania   Shinyanga region  
<p>Five gold miners have been rescued in western Tanzania after being trapped underground for 41 days, while 12 others are still missing, police say.<br />The artisanal miners survived by eating roots, soil, frogs and cockroaches and are receiving treatment ...
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Daily Mail   23 October 2015   Russia   Kupol mine, Siberia  
<p>Situated high above the Arctic circle, the Kupol mine of Siberia is one of the toughest places to work in the world with temperatures reaching as low as minus 31 degrees Fahrenheit.<br />Gold was first discovered in the region in the 1940s and was forcibly ...
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