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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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Reuters   20 June 2018   Zambia   Africa  
<p>LUSAKA (Reuters) - Ten people were killed and another 10 injured when a Zambian dump for copper mining waste collapsed on Wednesday, police said.</p> <p>Informal &ldquo;artisanal&rdquo; miners have taken to re-excavating copper and other metals from the ...
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MINING.com   03 January 2018   Indonesia   Papua  
<p>Indonesia&rsquo;s government has extended until June 30, 2018, the temporary special mining permit it issued to PT Freeport Indonesia, a subsidiary of US-based Freeport McMoRan (NYSE:FCX).</p> <p>The permit was issued to allow the miner to continue exporting ...
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Reuters   26 February 2016   Africa   Eritrea  
<p>Eritrea expects to have four mines in operation by 2018 producing gold, copper, zinc and potash as one of Africa's poorest nations looks to build an industry that can kick-start its economy, a top mining official told Reuters.<br />Eritrea's artisanal miners ...
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Business Insider   22 October 2015   Africa   Africa  
<p>Excitement about investment opportunities in Africa is often considered to be a sign of a market that has reached its zenith. With no low-hanging fruit in developing Asia or the advanced economies, analysts desperately turn to markets which have always ...
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BBC NEWS   12 October 2015   World  
<p>Embattled mining giant Glencore said it has started the sales process for two of its copper mines in Australia and Chile.<br />The firm's Australian copper mine in Cobar, New South Wales, and its Lomas Bayas copper mine in the Atacama desert in Chile are ...
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The Daily Telegraph   17 September 2015   Chile   Antofagasta  
<p>Operations were suspended at two major copper mines operated by Codelco and UK-listed Antofagasta after a magnitude 8.3 earthquake struck off the coast of Chile on Wednesday, killing at least five people and slamming powerful waves into coastal towns.</p ...
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MINING.com   01 September 2015   World  
<p>The value of base metal miners and the diversified giants fell on Tuesday as metals prices dropped back to near financial crisis lows after Chinese manufacturing data shocked commodity markets. </p><p>In New York trade on Tuesday copper for delivery in ...
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