All articles by JP Casey

  1. Mining Armenia: protests test the Velvet Revolution

    Since achieving independence in 1991, Armenian politics has been dominated by the right-wing Republican Party and its leader Serzh Sargsyan,…
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    19 Nov
  2. BHP reveals mechanical and operational failures behind runaway train

    BHP has announced that a combination of mechanical faults and human error contributed to last week’s incident, when a runaway…
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    16 Nov
  3. Nigeria installs earthquake-detection stations following tremors

    Following three days of tremors in the Nigerian Federal Capital Territory (FCT), the national government has installed four stations to…
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    15 Nov
  4. New Zealand finalises plans for Pike River mine re-entry

    The New Zealand Government has finalised plans to re-enter the Pike River mine, located on the west coast of the…
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    14 Nov
  5. EBRD raises funds to tackle uranium mining legacy in central Asia

    Last week, the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD) hosted a pledging event to raise money for an international…
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    13 Nov
  6. Mineral Resources train derailed in Western Australia following flooding

    A Mineral Resources train was derailed during a return journey to the company’s Koolyanobbing operation in Western Australia on Sunday,…
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    12 Nov
  7. Strike negotiations at Indian chromite mine collapse following accident

    Industrial action at the Sukinda chromite mine, owned by Indian Metals and Ferro Alloys (IMFA), has entered its ninth day,…
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    9 Nov
  8. US Midterms and mining: Republicans win as regulatory proposals defeated

    The US Midterm Elections saw a series of mining reforms defeated at the polls, and success for Republican candidates in…
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    8 Nov
  9. Gold Fields reports arson and violence at South Deep mine protests

    Strike action at the Gold Fields-owned South Deep mine in South Africa has entered its fifth day, as protesting workers…
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    7 Nov
  10. US Supreme Court considers removing uranium mining ban

    On Monday, the US Supreme Court considered repealing the existing uranium mining ban in the state of Virginia, as lawyers…
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    6 Nov

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