All articles by JP Casey

  1. 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
  2. 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
  3. 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
  4. 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
  5. 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
  6. 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
  7. 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
  8. 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
  9. 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
  10. 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
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