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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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  • Barhale awarded £9m Edmonton ERF sewer diversion contract

    / 4 March /
    The North London Waste Authority has confirmed that under the £4.9m (€5.8m) deal Barhale will carry out the works on the existing Angel and Chingford sewers as part of the North London Heat and Power Project (NLHPP) at the Edmonton EcoPark. When fully operational, the 78MWe facility
  • Severn Trent reveals £1.2bn environmental plans

    / 5 March /
    The plans will see the company commit to a range of pledges and schemes designed to reduce emissions, improve the environment and support customers. The commitments include: Boosting biodiversity in 5,000 hectares of land – roughly equivalent to half of Coventry, two-thirds of Nottingham or
  • HS2 ‘go / no-go decision’ expected next month

    / 21 January /
    It is understood that prime minister Boris Johnson will make a final decision on the project at the same time that the government-ordered Oakervee review is made public. It had previously been suggested that the Oakervee report would be made public ahead of a final decision from