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<p>At least 41 artisanal miners were killed when part of a copper and cobalt mine owned by Swiss-based mining giant Glencore collapsed in southern Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC), the provincial governor has said.<br />The accident occurred on Thursday ...
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Mining Technology   01 April 2019   World  
<p>Across the world, mine sites have increased in size as the years have passed, transforming into the gargantuan chasms of today’s operations. We look at some of the world’s biggest mines through time.</p>
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Mining Technology   07 March 2019   Australia  
<p>Australia boasts some of the world&rsquo;s largest mineral deposits, including 21.9 billion tonnes of iron ore and 3,550 tonnes of gold, stretched over one of the largest and most sparsely populated islands in the world. With just 3.1 people per square ...
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Bloomberg Opinion   19 February 2019   World  
<p>It&rsquo;s taken two tragedies in just over three years, but the mining industry is finally starting to clean up its act. <br />Brazil&rsquo;s government Monday announced plans to ban upstream tailings dams, a low-cost method of storing mining waste implicated ...
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Aljazeera   11 February 2019   South Africa   Johannesburg  
<p>In the midst of Johannesburg are mountains of sandy dirt - tall, geometric, and as much a part of the landscape as the city's glittering skyline.<br />Winds stir up dust from the dunes and carry it to nearby homes where it settles on roofs, roads, and areas ...
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FORBES   22 January 2019   World  
<p>Asset sales, cost cutting and reasonable commodity prices are combining to create the best financial conditions in decades for big mining companies as demonstrated by this week's December quarter production report from Rio Tinto.</p>
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Cosmos Magazine   16 November 2018   Australia  
<p>Across the globe, countries are figuring out how to bring plants and animals back to abandoned mines. With as many as 60,000 such sites, Australia could offer important lessons. Bianca Nogrady reports.</p>
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The Straits Times   29 October 2018   China  
<p>BEIJING (AFP) - Nineteen miners have been confirmed dead in east China following a mining accident earlier this month that trapped 22 people, state media reported on Monday (Oct 29).<br />The tunnel where the miners were working was blocked at both ends ...
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Mining Journal   23 October 2018   Honduras  
<p>Mid-tier gold-copper producer Aura Minerals (TSX:ORA) has suspended mining operations at its beset San Andres mine, in Honduras.</p> <p>The mine has been illegally occupied since early July and the company has been unable to get to a resolution. It expects ...
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The times of India   21 October 2018   China  
<p>BEIJING: Two mine workers were killed, two have been rescued while 18 others remain trapped in a coal mine that was ripped through in a rock burst in east China's Shandong Province, local officials said on Sunday.</p>
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