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ENVIRONMENT

Mexico spill could cost Grupo Mexico billions of pesos – gov't

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Mexican metals miner and railroad operator Grupo Mexico could face a bill running into billions of pesos to clean up a toxic spill that could prove to be the country's worst mining disaster in modern times, the government said on Tuesday. Grupo...
26th August 2014
 
 
MINERAL SANDS

WA govt gives nod to Image mine

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The Western Australian government has granted junior Image Resource environmental approval to develop its Boonanarring mineral sands project. Company CEO Collis Thorp said on Monday that the Ministerial approval was a significant milestone for...
25th August 2014
 
 
ENVIRONMENT

Some tests near Imperial's Canada mine spill show high copper

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A small number of water samples taken near the site of a major spill at Imperial Metals' Mount Polley mine have shown copper levels high enough to pose a risk to fish, British Columbia officials said on Friday, but the copper did not exceed...
22nd August 2014
 
 
CRITICAL METALS

Next generation of graphite producers to partake in transformed market

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A wave of new graphite producers that have recently started or will start production in the coming years will participate in a significantly different market than that witnessed over the last several decades, as new technology is set to turn the...
22nd August 2014
 
 
Coal

Vale details activities in Mozambique

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Brazilian mining major Vale’s Moatize mine in the Tete province of Mozambique produced some 4-million tons of coal last year, its second full year of operation. This was reported by the group’s subsidiary, Vale Moçambique, in its recently...
22nd August 2014
 
 
PROJECT DEVELOPMENT

Alamos Gold takes a step forward with Turkish project

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TSX- and NYSE-listed gold producer Alamos Gold on Wednesday announced that it had received the final signatures approving the environmental-impact assessment (EIA) for its Agi Dagi gold project. The Turkish Environment and Urbanisation Ministry...
20th August 2014
 
 
ENVIRONMENT

Green Scorpions to embark on sand mining blitz

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Environmental management inspectors, also known as the Green Scorpions, from the Department of Environmental Affairs (DEA) and various provincial environmental departments would embark on a sand-mining blitz across the country, with the goal of...
19th August 2014
 
 
ENVIRONMENT

British Columbia orders independent reviews of all province’s tailings dams

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In the wake of Imperial Metals’ Mount Polley mining disaster, the British Columbia government on Monday ordered independent third-party reviews of 98 permitted tailings impoundments at 60 operating and closed metal and coal mines in the...
18th August 2014
 
 
 
 
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Don't impose enviro tax – Chamber Audio