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BBC NEWS   24 May 2021   World  
<p>The public will need to accept greater mining activity if the world is to meet the challenge of going green.<br />Resource experts say the current supply of various metals and minerals cannot support a global economy producing net zero carbon emissions.<br ...
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Climate Home News   12 May 2020   Poland  
<p>The coronavirus pandemic has brought Poland&rsquo;s ailing coal mining sector to its knees.<br />A Covid-19 outbreak among miners in the southern region of Silesia is the latest scourge on an industry suffering from falling demand, cheaper competition and ...
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Los Angeles Times   18 November 2019   China   Pingyao County  
<p>BEIJING &mdash; A gas explosion inside a coal mine in northern China has killed 15 miners and left nine injured, authorities said Tuesday.<br />The blast occurred Monday afternoon at a mine operated by the Feng Yan Group in Shanxi province&rsquo;s Pingyao ...
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Voa news   19 October 2019   Siberia   Krasnoyarsk  
<p>MOSCOW - At least 15 gold miners were killed on Saturday when a dam collapsed, flooding an artisanal mining encampment in a remote part of Siberia, officials said.<br />Heavy rains had weakened the dam and water broke through, sweeping away several cabins ...
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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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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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