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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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    / 21 January /
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    / 3 December /
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  • Heathrow delays third runway construction by three years.

    / 20 December /
    Heathrow has taken the decision to push back the completion of the third runway from 2026 to “early 2028 or late 2029”. It comes as the aviation watchdog published its determination on early construction costs and timings for the expansion programme. In its determination the CAA ruled