Environmentalists say that glaciers close to mining sites could melt more rapidly.
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The company's own workforce is in charge of re-profiling the terrain using seven massive bulldozers.
Can soil from an old, large stockpile still retain viable organics for successful site reclamation?
A federal court in Albuquerque received a lawsuit filed by 295 Navajo farmers and ranchers against the federal agency.
China alumina, aluminium output set for repeat curbs this winter.
The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency says it is still reviewing about 380 claims for lost income, fallen property values and other losses.
The government lifted a moratorium for prospecting permits on 7,828 square kilometres on the northern part of the South Island.
Paris City Council passed a motion last night where its members ask the CEOs of the world’s largest insurance and reinsurance companies to stop insuring coal projects.
The firm is now delivering water to a site off a Native American reservation.
Antofagasta’s First Environmental Tribunal decided to reverse a decision that forbade the Dominga copper and iron ore project from going forward.
The U.S.-based online activist network launched a campaign to gather signatures to oppose the construction of the Volta Grande project.
Some 200 litres of cyanide solution were released into the environment.
The BURNCO project is expected to create 40 full-time-equivalent positions per year over the two-year construction period.
The project is being proposed by Toronto-based Aquila Resources.
According to AP, an Albuquerque law firm filed 13 claims totalling $120 million, but a recently released EPA spreadsheet says it was 14 claims totalling $220 million.
Newcrest Mining says experts on site have observed no environmental damage.
Environmental assessments already underway will continue under the current process.
Lídia Senra filed a complaint before the European Commission denouncing the breach of a tailings pond in the Touro municipality.
Their main function would be to move through collapsing, rubble-strewn tunnels at mine sites to map them and analyze pollutants in groundwater.
"Water demand will increase because it will be necessary to process more material to obtain the same amount of copper": Wood Mackenzie.
Codelco will invest $250 million to modify the shape of the current pit.
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.