All articles by JP Casey

  1. Washougal mine ruled legal despite local safety concerns

    County Clark hearings examiner Joe Turner has ruled that a rock mining operation near the city of Washougal in the…
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    17 Aug
  2. US seeks public proposals for mining on reclaimed monument land

    The US Government is pushing ahead with its plans to open up land formerly belonging to the Bears Ears and…
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    17 Aug
  3. Small-scale Ghanaian mining ban lifted

    A ban on small-scale mining operations in Ghana, which has been in place since January 2017 to crack down on…
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    16 Aug
  4. Unions call for government control following Pakistan miner deaths

    The National Labour Council (NLC) and Pakistan Institute of Labour Education and Research have demanded that the country’s government cancel…
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    16 Aug
  5. Lily gold mine scheduled to reopen in 2020 following disaster

    The Lily gold mine in Mpumalanga, South Africa, is expected to reopen in February 2020 under new owners, following its…
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    15 Aug
  6. Standard Chartered announces new head of metals and mining

    British banking and financial services provider Standard Chartered has appointed Richard Horrocks-Taylor to its new position of global head of…
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    15 Aug
  7. Seven killed and seven trapped following Sanjdi mine explosion

    A methane gas explosion at a coal mine in the province of Balochistan in south-western Pakistan has killed seven workers,…
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    14 Aug
  8. Chinese coal production down 2% in July compared to last year

    Chinese coal production in July was 2% lower than in the same month last year, as the country produced 281.5…
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    14 Aug
  9. Rosebud blasting operation questioned over safety concerns

    Residents of Madison, Ohio, in the US are demanding an explanation from the Ohio Department of Natural Resources (ODNR) following…
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    13 Aug
  10. Israel to renegotiate Dead Sea mining tender

    The Israeli Government is set to re-negotiate an agreement with mineral extraction company Israel Chemicals by 2022, eight years earlier…
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    13 Aug