Mining

Africa

Left-wing party opposed to mining project wins Greenland vote | Elections News

Inuit Ataqatigiit leader says mining complex at Kvanefjeld ‘won’t happen’ after landmark election win. Greenland’s left-wing Inuit Ataqatigiit party pledged…

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Middle East

‘Daylight loot’: Kashmir farmers suffer as rivers illegally mined | Agriculture News

Shopian, Indian-administered Kashmir – Ghulam Mohammad Mir, 62, looks grudgingly at the canal that usually brings water year-round to his…

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Europe

Seven killed in southwest Pakistan coal mining disaster | Mining News

Five miners and two rescuers die of suffocation after a methane gas fire in Balochistan – the second such disaster…

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Europe

After US sanctions, Huawei turns to new businesses to boost sales | Business and Economy News

Six months after the Trump administration dealt a crushing blow to Huawei Technologies Co.’s smartphone business, the Chinese telecommunications giant…

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Asia

Australian Indigenous group to rate mining firms on performance | Indigenous Rights News

After destruction of sacred site, Aboriginal group to assess firms on environmental, social, governance measures. An Aboriginal group said on…

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Asia

Inuit group votes against supporting Nunavut mine expansion | Environment News

Inuit communities have raised opposition to the proposal to expand an iron ore mine on Baffin Island in northern Canada.…

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Europe

US stimulus saga, ‘Buttergate’ and Minnesota’s wilderness battle | Business and Economy News

It’s been a busy week of business headlines and economic news, but if you’ve been too busy looking out the…

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Latin America

US conservationists, mining firms vie for Minnesota wilderness | Environment News

When Steve Piragis and his wife moved to Ely, Minnesota — a town of just over 3,000 people on the…

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Europe

Race for EV batteries pits conservationists against green energy | Automotive Industry News

Last September, in the arid hills of northern Nevada in the US, a cluster of flowers found nowhere else on…

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Africa

Inuit voices grow louder in fight over Nunavut mine expansion | Environment News

Montreal, Canada – As the mayor of Clyde River, a small Inuit hamlet in the territory of Nunavut in northern…

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Middle East

Western Europe’s biggest oil exporter targets deep-sea mining

Norway could license companies for seabed mining by 2023 to meet demand for batteries, wind turbines and solar energy. Credit

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Middle East

Ecuador’s Cuenca votes to ban future mining projects | Environment News

Quito, Ecuador – As the results of this month’s presidential elections in Ecuador remain disputed, another important vote was held…

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