Showing posts with label Mining. Show all posts
Showing posts with label Mining. Show all posts

The robot is ready

thumbnail Credit: Reuters/ Nigel Roddis 1 of 11. Employees of Soil Machine Dynamics (SMD) work on a subsea mining machine being built for Nautil...

Deadline lapses in Peru for illegal gold miners

thumbnail LIMA, Peru (AP) - The clock has run out for an estimated 40,000 illegal gold miners who had until Saturday to legalize their status in...

Deadline lapses in Peru for illegal gold miners

thumbnail FILE - This Sept. 13, 2013 aerial file photo shows tailings produced by informal mining in Peru's Madre de Dios region. A study of mer...

Mining Bill needs proper scrutiny

thumbnail Mining Bill needs proper scrutiny By Cliff Otega The long awaited Mining Bill 2014 has finally been published despite lack of a comprehens...

Wisconsin residents blame fracking for a boom in sand mining facilities

thumbnail ARCADIA, Wis. -- In Wisconsin, residents are having an emotional debate over the fuel-drilling technique known as "fracking," i...

Pit's winding engine to re

thumbnail EX-MINERS have restored an 18ft colliery winding wheel which was out of action for a year. Bestwood Winding Engine will reopen today SAT ...

Mining lobby may join industry push to ban environmental boycotts

thumbnail Protesters block access to Whitehaven Coal's Maules Creek coalmine in NSW. Environmentalists are increasingly targeting banks that inv...

Petition to allow Cape York mining rejected by State Government

thumbnail Queensland The Steve Irwin Wildlife Reserve on the Wenlock River in Cape York. Photo: Peter Taylor The government has rejected a petitio...

Bizarre methodology skews World Bank survey on oil, mining “perceptions”

thumbnail Results of a World Bank Institute survey on public perceptions of extractive industries in developing countries are practically useless to...

Miners helpless as Paxton fall kills mates

thumbnail Community in shock: Workmates of the victims show their sadness and respect at the entrance to the Austar mine. Photo: Jonathan Carroll A...

Padbury keeps Oakajee backer a mystery

thumbnail Mining and Resources Controversial junior Padbury Mining has subtly changed its rhetoric this morning, in yet another request for further ...

Bitcoin Mining: Road to Riches for Some, Road to Ruin for Others

thumbnail mining_8554085816_079e5b8262_b-650x451.jpg" width="100%"/> Bitcoin mining , the road to riches for some, is becoming the...

Mining industry 'needs to look at itself' after fatal accident

thumbnail Mining industry 'needs to look at itself' after fatal accident Australian Broadcasting Corporation Broadcast: 16/04/2014 Reporte...

Agnico Eagle, Yamana Gold And Osisko Mining Strike $3.6 Billion 'Friendly ...

thumbnail It's a merger, Canadian style: Three Canadian gold mining companies - Agnico Eagle Mines, Yamana Gold and Osisko Mining - are coming ...

Two miners killed in wall collapse at Austar coalmine in Hunter Valley

thumbnail Police attend the Austar coal mine. Photograph: ABC Two coal miners have been killed in an underground mine collapse in the New South Wal...

Two men die after wall collapses at Hunter Valley coal mine

thumbnail Updated April 16, 2014 10:08:57 Two men have died at a coal mine collapse in the New South Wales Hunter Valley. Police say the men, a...

NSW mining sends thoroughbred investor elsewhere

thumbnail Updated April 16, 2014 09:18:47 A flight over the Hunter Valley's open cut coal mines has prompted a major foreign player in the tho...

Two miners dead, two injured after wall collapses at Austar Coal Mine near Paxton

thumbnail Rescue operation: Police at the scene. Photo: Jonathan Carroll Two men have been killed and two injured after a Hunter Valley coal mine c...

Readers in mining towns angry at 100% FIFO workforce

thumbnail The 100% fly-in, fly-out workforce was criticised by the LNP while it was in Opposition, but its policy has changed since taking power. Co...

Sibanye stalks platinum assets as gold dwindles

thumbnail Sibanye stalks platinum assets as gold dwindles SIBANYE Gold is looking for platinum opportunities because of the limited scope of growi...