environmental impact Mining News

Barrick Awaiting Approval for Expansion of Punta Colorada Wind Project

Barrick Gold Corporation has submitted an environmental impact statement to Corema of Chile's Region IV to expand the Punta Colorada wind-generating project.

Australian Report Warns Of Deep-Sea Mining Concerns

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 ‘greens’ aluminium production

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 […]

Leaked environmental report pre-empts longwall changes

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 […]

New £6 million research centre to create the mine of the future

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 […]

Stora Enso achieves new environmental standards by using the Larox green liquor dregs solution

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 […]

ABB shareholders approve all Board proposals

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