An old uranium mine in the Grand Canyon is set to reopen in a few years, but serious environmental concerns are at the heart of a lawsuit filed to stop it.Read more ›
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Mining has been around for many years and it has always received very bad feedback, with most people disagreeing with the process. It has often been recognised for providing workers with bad working environments and exploiting their rights, destroying local areas, and causing irreparable damage to the environment. This all [...]Read more ›
A landmark ruling has been made against one of Canada’s largest companies. And it is being a hailed a huge victory by a small tribal group in Washington state. A federal court has made a ruling that will force Teck Resources to pay clean-up costs, following decades of pollution on [...]Read more ›
A dispute between Papua New Guinea and a Canadian company has put an innovative sea mining project on hold. The CEO of Nautilus Minerals announced this week that the company has had to suspend operations because the PNG government has pulled out of a funding agreement. The undersea venture hopes [...]Read more ›
Wednesday marked a great day for local farmers in Ontario, as the plan to built a “mega quarry” in Melancthon Township was dropped. The company behind this controversial project, The Highland Companies, has abandoned its attempts and president John Lowndes stepped down as well. Highland principal John Scherer stated that the [...]Read more ›
Though the California gold rush may have petered out long ago, the search for this most precious of all metals is a far cry from over. Gold has always had an unshakeable appeal to humans of all cultures, appearing in statues, jewelry, sacred rites, tombs, household items, coins and national [...]Read more ›