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PASIFIC-STANDARD   21 June 2018   Indonesia  
<p>The proposed mine would sit within Cenderawasih Bay National Park, while parts of it also overlap onto or border the Wondiwoi Mountains Nature Reserve—both protected areas.<br>Environmental officials have warned of the potentially catastrophic impact of ...
Filed under: Mining News   09 January 2018   Brazil   Maranhão State  
<p>Recently formed Equinox Gold (TSX-V:EQX) announced that its board of directors approved $146 million for the full-scale construction at the Aurizona Gold mine, located in the Maranh&atilde;o state of north-eastern Brazil.</p> <p>With the idea of pouring ...
Filed under: Mining News   01 January 2018   Canada   Ontario  
<p>December 31, 2017 marked the end of an era for one of Canada's oldest and most prolific gold mines.</p> <p>After 107 years of operations, Porcupine Gold Mines&rsquo; Dome underground mine in Timmins, Ontario, ceased operations due to aging infrastructure, ...
Filed under: Mining News   13 September 2017   South Africa   South Africa  
<p>I wrote yesterday about the collapse of mining in key African gold nation Tanzania. And today, emerging news shows another major gold producer entering crisis.<br />South Africa.<br />The dire warning on South Africa&rsquo;s gold sector came from ratings ...
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Northern Ontario Business   07 September 2017   Canada   Ontario  
<p>The start-up of New Gold&rsquo;s Rainy River gold mine in northwestern Ontario is only weeks away.</p> <p>The Toronto-based mid-tier miner is putting the finishing touches on the $515 million spent this year to carve out the open pit, dig the tailings area, ...
Filed under: Mining News   05 September 2017   Africa   Tanzania  
<p>Acacia Mining (LON:ACA), Tanzania's No.1 gold producer, announced Monday that it will reduce operational activity at its Bulyanhulu Gold Mine.</p> <p>&ldquo;The decision was driven by unsustainable cash outflows at the mine due to the concentrate ban and ...
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The National Business   01 January 2017   South Africa   Cape Town  
<p>CAPE TOWN // Four kilometres under the earth and it is hotter than the burning sands of Abu Dhabi’s Empty Quarter on a summers’ day.<br><br>At the West Driefontein gold mine to the west of Johannesburg, a small crew of men brave heat under a million tonnes ...
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<p>Gold miner Newcrest has restarted production at one of its two Indonesian underground mines that were shut in early February following a `geotechnical' incident.</p>
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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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The Telegraph   05 February 2016   South Africa   Barberton  
<p>Nearly 80 rescued miners were brought to the surface on Friday, police said, after about 115 were trapped underground following a collapse at a gold mine in northeastern South Africa earlier in the day.</p>
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