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Total Items found:   07 September 2018   Greece   Thessaloniki  
<p>The Symposium aims at giving an opportunity to professionals from the mining industry and practitioners from consulting companies, equipment suppliers and software providers, people from research institutions and government agencies as well as academic ...   02 April 2018   Nigeria   West Africa  
<p>Artisanal gold miners in the Niger state of Nigeria are asking the Muhammadu Buhari government to help them operate under conditions that allow them to take better care of the environment and contribute to the local economy.</p> <p>In an interview with ...
Filed under: Mining News   23 November 2017   USA   Kentucky  
<p>LEXINGTON, Ky. (Nov. 21, 2017) &mdash; Underground coal mines are tight spaces characterized by limited mobility and visibility. These are factors that cause difficulty for equipment operators and introduce serious risks for workers around haulage vehicles, ...
The Guardian   21 September 2017   Greece  
<p>Greece&rsquo;s biggest foreign investor has withdrawn its threat to pull out of the country in a dispute with the government over mining permits, as miners protested in Athens fearing job losses.<br />George Burns, chief executive of the Canadian mining ...
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The Guardian   10 May 2016   Australia   Australia  
<p>Out Western Australia way unlikely new environmental heroes can be found toiling in the red ochre dust of the Pilbara.</p> <p>Until recently companies such as Altura Mining, which has a long rap sheet of coal projects to its name, weren&rsquo;t exactly ...
Filed under: Mining News   06 April 2016   Canada   Northern Ontario  
<p>The device would prospect for water, ice and resources on the moon and beyond.</p><p>A Canadian company has inked a $700,000 contract with the country’s Space Agency (CSA) contract to develop a multi-purpose device designed for space mining.</p><p>Northern ...
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Press TV   01 February 2016   Iran  
<p>Iran&rsquo;s mining sector has now more than $10 billion of investment pledges by the Europeans and Chinese under its belt, Deputy Mine, Industry and Trade Minister Mehdi Karbasian says. &ldquo;$10 billion of foreign investment package has been drawn up ...
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The Wall Street Journal   20 January 2016   Zambia  
<p>LUFWANYAMA, Zambia&mdash;A little-known mining company is modernizing the rough-and-tumble colored gemstone trade, hoping to generate diamond-caliber demand for its emeralds and rubies.</p>
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ABC News   17 December 2015   World  
<p>A prominent China economist has predicted more mining companies could go bankrupt globally in the new year, including major second tier firms, as China's economy slows down and commodity prices keep falling.</p><p>He has forecast that iron ore prices will ...
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BBC NEWS   17 November 2015   Tanzania   Shinyanga region  
<p>Five gold miners have been rescued in western Tanzania after being trapped underground for 41 days, while 12 others are still missing, police say.<br />The artisanal miners survived by eating roots, soil, frogs and cockroaches and are receiving treatment ...
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