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The Jakarta Post   08 October 2019   Russia   Yakutia  
<p>The former head of a giant Siberian diamond mine was found dead in his prision cell a day after being charged over the deaths of miners trapped by flooding, investigators said Tuesday.<br />Eight miners died after water leaked into the Mir mine owned by ...
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CNN   03 October 2019   Democratic Republic of Congo   Kampene  
<p>The number of illegal miners killed in a gold mine collapse in the Democratic Republic of Congo rose to 22 on Thursday, the country's minister of social affairs told CNN.<br>The initial death toll from Wednesday's incident at an illegally-run mine in Kampene ...
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MINING.com   03 September 2019   Greece   Skouries  
<p>Eldorado Gold (NYSE: EGO) confirmed on Tuesday that it has recieved installation permits for its Skouries project and its Olympias mine from the Greek Ministry of Energy and Environment.<br>Vancouver-based Eldorado has two operating mines and two development ...
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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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