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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 [...]
BHP has issued the long awaited Draft Environmental Impact Statement (EIS) for its Olympic Dam project in South Australia. Industry experts have guessed the proposed expansion could cost between AU$10 and 15 billion.
The property consists of four mining concessions covering an aggregate area of approximately 12,967 ha and is located in southern Ecuador, 30 km SW of the city of Cuenca at an elevation of 3,600 m. […]
Barrick Gold Corporation has submitted an environmental impact statement to Corema of Chile's Region IV to expand the Punta Colorada wind-generating project.
A new Australian study on seabed resource mining raises concerns that unknown risks pose a potential problem for this emerging industry, The National reports. The report released Friday by Australia’s Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research […]
UC RUSAL reports it has successfully launched test production of the key component of a unique environmentally sound aluminium production technology – colloidal anode paste. The total investment in this project will amount to $25 […]
A LEAKED draft report into the environmental impacts of coal mining in New South Wales has environmentalists up in arms, but for coal operators it gives an interesting insight on what is in store for […]
Advanced mining and mineral processing techniques to extract minerals from deep within the Earth will be developed thanks to the establishment of a new £6 million research centre, announced today. The centre is a partnership […]
The pressure filter solution supplied by Larox Corporation to Stora Enso’s Fluting Mill power plant in Heinola, Finland, enables the plant to meet the increasingly stringent waste handling requirements in an optimal way. The Larox […]