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Vale details activities in Mozambique

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Brazilian mining major Vale’s Moatize mine in the Tete province of Mozambique produced some 4-million tons of coal last year, its second full year of operation. This was reported by the group’s subsidiary, Vale Moçambique, in its recently...
22nd August 2014
 
 
PROJECT DEVELOPMENT

Alamos Gold takes a step forward with Turkish project

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TSX- and NYSE-listed gold producer Alamos Gold on Wednesday announced that it had received the final signatures approving the environmental-impact assessment (EIA) for its Agi Dagi gold project. The Turkish Environment and Urbanisation Ministry...
20th August 2014
 
 
ENVIRONMENT

Green Scorpions to embark on sand mining blitz

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Environmental management inspectors, also known as the Green Scorpions, from the Department of Environmental Affairs (DEA) and various provincial environmental departments would embark on a sand-mining blitz across the country, with the goal of...
19th August 2014
 
 
ENVIRONMENT

British Columbia orders independent reviews of all province’s tailings dams

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In the wake of Imperial Metals’ Mount Polley mining disaster, the British Columbia government on Monday ordered independent third-party reviews of 98 permitted tailings impoundments at 60 operating and closed metal and coal mines in the province....
18th August 2014
 
 
BASE METALS

Imperial launches $100m financing to help foot bill for Mount Polley clean-up bill

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Canadian base metals miner Imperial Metals on Friday announced that it intended to raise $100-million by issuing senior unsecured convertible debentures to help pay for the clean-up costs following the tailings dam breach at its Mount Polley...
15th August 2014
 
 
ENVIRONMENT

Pretium submits final application for environmental assessment certificate

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Canadian project developer Pretium Resources, which is focused on bringing its flagship Brucejack project, in British Columbia, to operation, on Thursday announced that the final environmental assessment certificate application had been screened...
15th August 2014
 
 
CLAIMS DISPUTE

KWG subsidiary to appeal court order waiving its consent for land easement

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Staked land for railway. Ontario-focused explorer KWG Resources on Wednesday announced that subsidiary Canada Chrome Corp (CCC) would seek permission from the Ontario Court of Appeal to overturn the July 30 ruling of the Divisional Court of the Ontario Superior Court of...
14th August 2014
 
 
ENVIRONMENT

Alaska senator urges Kerry to help make Canada mines safe

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A US senator from Alaska concerned about salmon fishing and tourism urged the State Department in a letter released on Monday to help ensure that Canadian metal mines are safe after a major spill of waste into waterways near the Alaska border....
12th August 2014
 
 
 
 
 
 
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Don't impose enviro tax – Chamber Audio