All articles by JP Casey

  1. Report blames faulty brakes and human error for BHP derailment

    The Australian Transport Safety Bureau (ATSB) has released its preliminary report into last year’s derailing of a runaway BHP iron…
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    12 Mar
  2. Mining scandals: four incidents that shook the industry

    Bre-X’s fake gold mine In 1989, Canadian businessmen David Walsh founded the Bre-X mining company, which would find itself at…
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    11 Mar
  3. US Army Engineers award water permit to Hudbay’s Rosemont mine

    Canadian company Hudbay Minerals announced on Friday that its proposed Rosemont project in the US state of Arizona has been…
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    11 Mar
  4. Russia begins talks with Luxembourg over space mining agreement

    Russian deputy prime minister Tatyana Golikova has announced that the country hopes to sign an agreement with Luxembourg to jointly…
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    7 Mar
  5. Mining responsible for half of US toxic chemical disposal, according to EPA

    The US Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has released its 2017 Toxic Release Inventory (TRI), a report on the sources and…
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    7 Mar
  6. Super mines: Australia’s biggest mining projects

    Australia boasts some of the world’s largest mineral deposits, including 21.9 billion tonnes of iron ore and 3,550 tonnes of…
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    7 Mar
  7. ABB launches MineOptimize system to improve mine efficiency and safety

    Swiss technology firm ABB has launched its MineOptimize portfolio, a network of smart products including predictive software and remote operating…
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    6 Mar
  8. The future of mining in South Africa

    However, both the industry’s platinum production and GDP contribution have been in decline for a number of years, and as…
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    6 Mar
  9. Four Vale executives step down as criminal investigations continue

    A number of Vale executives have agreed to step down from their positions on a temporary basis, as a police…
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    5 Mar
  10. Anglo American reports doubling of CEO pay to £14.2m

    Anglo American has published its financial report for 2018, which revealed minor increases in revenue and profit, alongside significant increases…
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    5 Mar

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