All articles by JP Casey

  1. Unusual but effective: how some tax incentives are used to promote mining

    Canada: exploration tax encourages growth in BC In January, British Columbia (BC) made permanent two tax credits for miners that…
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    23 May
  2. New Zealand officials re-enter Pike River mine after nine years

    New Zealand officials have re-entered the abandoned Pike River mine on the country’s South Island, nine years after a string…
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    22 May
  3. Study links increased inhalation of silica to rise in black lung

    A study published on Monday at the annual meeting of the American Thoracic Society has concluded that modern mining techniques…
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    21 May
  4. QRC calls for Carmichael mine to go ahead following Australian election

    The Queensland Resources Council (QRC), the body representing the mining industry in the north-eastern Australian state, has said that Adani…
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    21 May
  5. Tanzania fines Acacia $2.4m over environmental damage

    Tanzania’s National Environment Management Council (NEMC) has fined London-based miner Acacia Mining TZS5.6bn ($2.4m) due to pollution from the company’s…
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    20 May
  6. The National Resources Statement: growth, cooperation and delegation

    The Australian resources sector has enjoyed a period of sustained growth for well over a decade, a remarkable achievement that…
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    20 May
  7. History of mining in South Africa

    History of mining in South Africa: Early industrial developments The first mine to be constructed in what is now South…
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    20 May
  8. Australian mining job index falls 1.1%, according to DFP Resources

    Australian consultancy firm DFP Resources has released its latest mining and resources job index, revealing a nationwide fall in the…
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    20 May
  9. Wearable safety technology: monitoring miners with IBM

    While safety remains a priority for mining companies of all sizes, training and policies to ensure best practices can only…
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    17 May
  10. 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
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