Codelco will invest $250 million to modify the shape of the current pit.
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Production should be halted for at least a week.
The decision is final and without appeal.
The researchers have discovered how different variations in detergent chemistry impact the amount of metal they can get.
The agency won't act on a proposal to require hardrock mining companies to show they can afford to clean up their sites.
Mineral Resources not surprised by Environment Minister's rejection of its Western Australia project
"This position has remained unchanged for a number of years," the miner said.
The Arhuaco tribe believes mining in the area threatens both the natural environment and the physical and cultural survival of Indigenous communities.
Sherritt pleaded guilty in the Provincial Court of Alberta to three counts of contravening the Fisheries Act.
A TV ad featuring a famous radio broadcaster is pushing to ‘stop the taxpayer loan’ to the Indian group
The Green Party wants to create New Zealand’s largest marine mammal sanctuary in order to stop extractive activities in the South Taranaki Bight
Industry highlights the topics they would like government officials to address during the Energy and Mines Ministers’ annual conference
The pilot project is taking place at the Gabriela Mistral mine
SEF Canada is launching “Clean Gold Community Solutions” in Ecuador
As environmental regulations toughen up, Veolia's Water Technologies division is seeing increased interest from Canadian miners
A federal court in Argentina has ruled that the country's Supreme Court should evaluate the government's request to suspend operations at Barrick Gold Corp's Veladero mine
The Vancouver-based company plans to explore an area located within the privately-owned St. Julian mine claim block
A rabbi, a Uniting church reverend, a former Catholic priest and a Buddhist leader occupied Australia's environment minister's office
On April 8, a line spilled 850,000 litres of process water
Montana's Department of Environmental Quality expressed concerns about the Black Butte copper project's potential impacts from tailings.
Out of 75 documented threats against nine designated natural and cultural sites, 23 belong to the "physical resource extraction" category.
The company’s preferred corridor would include a trenchless drill crossing a conservation area.
Three hazards indicated.
The QI440 is the latest crushing development from Sandvik that combines expertise in the design of track-mounted mobile crushers, with Sandvik’s proven ability to manufacture durable and highly productive impact crushers.
Environmental impact is one of the most immediate challenges facing the global lead industry, said Jerry Pyatt, COO of The Doe Run Co., at the Lead-Zinc 2010 Symposium in Vancouver, British Columbia, earlier this month. […]
Rio Tinto and Codelco have entered into the Río de Cobre (River of Copper) technology alliance agreement. This new alliance allows both companies to jointly pursue next generation copper mining and processing technology development. The aim is to deliver safer, more energy efficient and lower cost of production from both current and next generation open-pit [...]