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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   20 September 2018   World  
<p>While mining is nothing new, with archeologists finding evidence that the history of mining goes back to the ancient world, it is rare these days to find mines that have continued to produce on a commercial scale. Here are some of the oldest mines still ...
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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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