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AngloGold Ashanti CEO, senior leadership conclude high level visit

B & FT Online 15 Aug 2022
AngloGold Ashanti CEO Alberto Calderon was accompanied by senior members of his leadership team on a working visit to Ghana last week, during which he visited the Obuasi Gold Mine and met with key stakeholders including President Nana Addo Dankwah Akufo-Addo and Mr.

Joshua Mortoti appointed Gold Fields West Africa head

B & FT Online 15 Aug 2022
Joshua is highly experienced in mine operations, engineering, strategic planning, business development and leadership ... Mortoti is a Mining and Mechanical Engineer with over 25 years’ experience in the mining industry ... Mortoti is the current President of the Ghana Chamber of Mines, ...

UK coal mine dilemma pits energy crisis against green goals

Mining Weekly 15 Aug 2022
In the far northwest corner of England, coal mining was so finished that the local museum paying ...

Video shows Ukrainian mine explode on beach killing 2 in Odessa

Sott 15 Aug 2022
Bratchuk reported that according to preliminary information, people suffered these injuries as a mine-explosive device went off on the beach in Zatoka.

Turquoise Hill Special Committee Finds Rio Tinto’s Privatization Proposal Does Not Reflect Full & Fair ...

Eagle-Tribune 15 Aug 2022
Oyu Tolgoi is an attractive tier one asset, and we remain highly focused on and optimistic about its transformation into one of the world’s great copper mines, positioning Oyu Tolgoi to become a high-grade, low-cost, large-scale producer with a long mine life.” ... COMMUNICATIONS NATURAL RESOURCES OTHER COMMUNICATIONS MINING/MINERALS.

Louisiana Attorney General Jeff Landry: Fueling our homes and cars

Donaldsonville Chief 15 Aug 2022
Not to mention that the minerals required to make batteries for those all-important electric vehicles rely on child labor and diesel to mine. One EV battery requires mining 90,000 pounds of ore, and it takes the energy equivalent of 100 barrels of oil to produce a single battery that can only hold the equivalent of one.

Leaders meet to try to pass a UN treaty to protect oceans

BBC News 15 Aug 2022
World leaders will meet at the UN in New York later for more talks to save the world's oceans from overexploitation ... Environmental impact assessments would be carried out before allowing commercial activities like deep-sea mining to go ahead. Deep-sea mining is when minerals are taken from the sea bed that is 200m or more below the surface ... .

Chile seeks to sanction those responsible for sinkhole near copper mine

Egypt Independent 14 Aug 2022
Santiago, ChileChile will seek to apply harsh sanctions on those responsible for a huge sinkhole near a copper mine in the country’s north, the mining minister said on Monday ... The Canadian firm owns 80% of the property, while the remaining 20% is in the hands of Japan’s Sumitomo Metal Mining Co Ltd and Sumitomo Corp.

Families appeal for more help on tenth day of Mexican mine rescue

Al Jazeera 14 Aug 2022
In a news conference on Saturday, family members expressed frustration over what they called a slow response from the government after the El Pinabete mine in Sabinas flooded on August 3, trapping the miners inside, according to local media ... Rescuers were continuing to pump water from the mine.

Relatives of trapped miners in Mexico call for overseas help

La Prensa Latina 14 Aug 2022
On Thursday, the Attorney General’s Office announced that it will charge the owner of the collapsed mine with illegal mining, and a day later the president justified the slow pace of the rescue, saying “the shafts had a water depth of approximately 30 meters, so they ...

Brazil introduces bill to tokenize gold on blockchain

Inside Bitcoins 14 Aug 2022
Brazil, the biggest country in South America, has passed a new bill to tokenize all gold mined in the country ... The bill intends to eliminate cases of illegal mining ravaging the country. Also, the bill is geared toward bringing clarity to the country’s mining industry.

Willoughby: 1886 – final pieces all coming together

Aspen Times 14 Aug 2022
That boiler was similar to the boilers and engines that were being deployed to Aspen’s mines to power the ore lifts, sawmills and other needs. In just a few months in 1886, the paper reported three mines adding boilers ... “Like all new and isolated mining camps, it is the strikes of rich ores in large quantities which gives it the start.

Increase stake in mining companies …GMWU urges govt

Business Ghana 14 Aug 2022
The Ghana Mineworkers’ Union says the government must increase its stake in the mining companies and create an enabling environment for the active participation of indigenous companies, the Ghana Mine Workers’ Union (GMWU) of the Trades Union Congress, has said.

Proposed Ethereum PoW Fork Token Loses Half Its Market Value in Less Than 6 Days

Bitcoin 14 Aug 2022
It was PoW vs PoW; the miners could just mine whichever chain was more profitable ... Most of the mining pools mentioned on already mine ethereum classic (ETC) ... Presently, dozens of ethereum mining pools are seemingly mining ETH to the very end, as the crypto asset’s rise has made it quite valuable to do so.

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