All articles by JP Casey

  1. Vale announces widespread decline in production and sales in Q1 2019

    Brazilian miner Vale has announced its production and sales figures for the first quarter of 2019, with both figures declining…
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    9 May
  2. Newcrest to invest A$10,000 in hydration monitoring startups

    Newcrest Mining has partnered with Australian startup community Unearthed to find a solution to worker hydration and hydration monitoring at…
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    9 May
  3. Artisanal mining: the dangers that come with the job

    Personal injury The most direct danger of artisanal mining is the risk of personal injury faced by miners themselves. As…
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    9 May
  4. Kyrgyzstan parliament considers decades-long ban on uranium mining

    The Kyrgyzstan parliament is considering legislation a long-term ban on uranium mining in the country, extending a short-term moratorium placed…
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    8 May
  5. Indonesia aims to cut use of dangerous mercury in mining

    Indonesia has announced plans to cut the use of mercury in industries such as mining and manufacturing due to the…
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    8 May
  6. British court finds BHP “woefully negligent” over 2015 Samarco collapse

    A British court has found BHP “woefully negligent” over structural weaknesses of its Fundão dam in Brazil ahead of the…
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    7 May
  7. Caterpillar to provide autonomous machinery to Rio Tinto

    Caterpillar has signed an agreement to supply Rio Tinto with mining machinery, including autonomous trucks and blast drills, to improve…
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    7 May
  8. US to consider bill to streamline lithium and graphite mining

    US Senator Lisa Murkowski has announced a plan to introduce a bill that will streamline the process for US mining…
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    3 May
  9. RCT installs autonomous technology at MATSA mines to improve safety

    Australian technology firm RCT has finished installing a “major automation project” at two projects belonging to Spanish miner MATSA: the…
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    3 May
  10. New Zealand delays Pike River re-entry following safety concerns

    The New Zealand Government has called off an operation to enter the abandoned Pike River mine to recover the bodies…
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    2 May

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