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Mining & Minerals News

  • Galantas Gold jumps after hitting main vein at Irish mine expansion

    / 28 June /
    Shares in Galantas Gold (TSX, LON:GAL) climbed on Monday in London after the company announced it has reached the main gold vein in development works underground at its Omagh gold mine in Northern Ireland. Galantas Gold Corporation is pleased to report the underground
  • Renewables generated triple the power of coal in 2017, UK figures show

    / 8 January /
    An analyis of energy figures has shown that wind farms generated more electricity than coal plants on more than 75% of days this year.   The figures – provided by BM Reports and Sheffield University – reflect a year in which a number of green records have been set for the power
  • The Belaz75710 – the world’s biggest mining truck

    / 9 December /
    Belaz, a state-owned company from Belarus has created the largest dumptruck in the world. The Belaz 75710 is more than twenty metres long - the length of two double decker buses parked tail to tail – is almost ten metres wide and is eight metres high.   Weighing 360 tonnes when empty,
  • Tide turns for Ocean floor mining

    / 25 April /
    Nautilus Minerals’ vision of mining the ocean floor for gold, copper and silver has taken a major leap forward with the settlement of a long standing dispute with the Papua New Guinea (PNG) government.   Nautilus has pioneered the idea of commercial deep sea mining, winning the

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  • £350m investment for Britain’s first mainline digital railway

    / 9 July /
    This significant investment, added on top of £1.2 billion already earmarked to upgrade one of the country’s most significant rail lines, will fund the replacement of conventional signalling with a digital system that allows trains to talk to the track. The new technology will allow
  • Thames Water invests £55.7m to upgrade Guildford network

    / 21 July /
    The announcement comes during the ongoing £1.8m upgrade of Netley Mill water treatment works, which supplies 8,500 properties in Cranleigh and the surrounding villages via Hurtwood, Alderbrook and Lambswood reservoirs. The work will increase the resilience of the site and reduced the risk of
  • Govt & Ofwat call on water companies to accelerate AMP7/8 plans

    / 29 July /
    In an joint letter to UK water companies, the Government, the Environment Agency, the Drinking Water Inspectorate, Ofwat and CCW have called on them to accelerate their existing AMP7 plans – and consider bringing future investment from 2025 and beyond forward.The letter says they can play