All articles by JP Casey

  1. US renews mining licences in Minnesota wilderness

    The US Department of the Interior has renewed two mining licences in the Boundary Waters Wilderness area of Minnesota, the…
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    17 May
  2. Virginia recognises 20 coal mines for strong safety performance

    The Virginia Department of Mines, Minerals and Energy (DMME) has presented a number of awards to several mining companies in…
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    17 May
  3. Swissborough launches $2.1bn lawsuit against South African Government

    Josias van Zyl, managing director of Swissborough Diamond Mining, has filed a R29.9bn ($2.1bn) lawsuit against South African President Cyril…
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    16 May
  4. China introduces coal production cap for safety risk mines

    China’s National Coal Mine Safety Administration has introduced a production cap of 8 million tonnes (Mt) of coal per year…
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    16 May
  5. Donkin coal mine to resume operations following roof collapse

    Kameron Coal has announced that its Donkin coal mine in the Canadian state of Nova Scotia has resumed full production,…
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    15 May
  6. Environmental and Native American groups appeal against Alaskan mining permit

    Environmental and Native American groups are continuing their campaign against a proposed multi-deposit mine in the US state of Alaska,…
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    15 May
  7. The future of mining in India

    In 2010, mining was responsible for around a quarter of Indian GDP, and has been one of the driving forces…
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    15 May
  8. US EPA adds abandoned Copper Bluff mine to Superfund priority list

    The US Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has added seven new sites, including the Copper Bluff mine in California, to its…
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    14 May
  9. WaterNSW raises “key concerns” with coal mining impacts on groundwater

    WaterNSW, a state-owned company responsible for regulating and monitoring water quality in the Australian state of New South Wales, has…
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    14 May
  10. 50,000 people protest against $1.2bn gold mine in Colombia

    Around 50,000 people are believed to have taken to the streets of Bucaramanga, the capital of Colombian department Santander, to…
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    13 May

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