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Rescuers pause search for trapped Honduran miners

Tegucigalpa - Rescuers paused the search for eight miners trapped in a collapsed gold mine in southern Honduras, as hopes of finding the men alive faded.
In the Media by AFP

Nine killed in Ukraine mine blast

Kiev - Nine miners were killed after a gas explosion ripped through an underground coal mine in eastern Ukraine, authorities said on Friday.
In the Media by AFP

S.Africa workers look set to back wage deal, says union source

Kroondal - Workers at the world's top platinum producers on Thursday looked set to back a deal brokered between union leaders and miners to end the longest mining strike in South Africa's history.
In the Media by Mujahid Safodien (AFP)

Lesotho’s giant diamonds and new partnerships

Governmental agreements on reducing royalty shares in Lesotho will make a new partership between the diamond mines in the Maluti Mountains and Firestone of Britain.
In the Media by Bill K. Anderson

Twenty-two dead in southwest China coal mine accident

Chongqing - Twenty-two people were killed in an accident at a coal mine in the southwest Chinese city of Chongqing on Tuesday, state media reported. The accident at the Yanshitai coal mine in Chongqing municipality's Wansheng district occurred at around 5.
In the Media by AFP

BHP boosts iron ore output and lifts production guidance

Sydney - Global mining giant BHP Billiton raised its fiscal year iron ore production outlook for a second time this year on Wednesday after seeing a better-than-expected jump in output for January-March.
In the Media by AFP

Twenty-two dead in southwest China coal mine accident

Chongqing - Twenty-two people were killed in an accident at a coal mine in the southwest Chinese city of Chongqing on Tuesday, state media reported. The accident at the Yanshitai coal mine in Chongqing municipality's Wansheng district occurred at around 5.
In the Media by AFP

Turkey's deputy PM condemns aide attack on protester

Ankara - Turkey's deputy prime minister on Wednesday condemned a top aide for attacking an anti-government protester in the wake of the country's worst ever mining disaster, describing the incident as "catastrophic".
In the Media by AFP

Turkey charges mining company CEO over disaster

Ankara - Turkey has charged three more people with manslaughter over the country's worst mining disaster, including the CEO of the company operating the pit, reports said on Tuesday.
In the Media by AFP

Students occupy Istanbul university over mining disaster

Istanbul - "This faculty is occupied," reads a huge banner hanging from the mining department of an Istanbul university, where Turkish students have been holding all-night vigils over a devastating mine disaster that claimed over 300 lives.
In the Media by Dilay Gundogan (AFP)

Three charged with manslaughter in Turkey mine disaster: prosecutor

Soma - A Turkish court on Sunday charged three people with manslaughter over a mine disaster that killed 301 people, the prosecutor in charge of the probe said.
In the Media by AFP

'I had to step on my friends' bodies to escape': Mine survivor

Soma - Murat Yokus may have escaped Turkey's deadliest mine explosion, but he is unable to erase the memories of his friends falling one by one to the ground, suffocated by thick fumes that engulfed the tunnels where they were trapped.
In the Media by Ambre Tosunoglu (AFP)

Turkey mine rescue ends, death toll at 301

Soma - Turkey on Saturday declared rescue operations over following this week's devastating coal mine blast, with the final death toll at 301. "The rescue operation was carried out to completion.
In the Media by AFP

Protesters clash with police at Turkey mine blast site

Soma - Turkish riot police fired tear gas Friday at thousands of protesters at the scene of a disaster that killed nearly 300 miners, as the government faced a worsening political backlash.
In the Media by Philippe Alfroy and Fulya Ozerkan in Istanbul (AFP)

Turkey mine clashes pile pressure on PM Erdogan

Soma - Turkish police clashed with thousands of anti-government protesters angered by the deaths of at least 283 workers in the country's worst mining disaster, piling pressure on Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan.
In the Media by Philippe Alfroy and Fulya Ozerkan in Istanbul (AFP)

Scores dead, hundreds trapped in coal mine disaster in Turkey

Soma - More than 150 miners are dead and hundreds more missing Tuesday after an explosion and fire crippled a coal mine in western Turkey.
In the Media by Nathan Salant

Strikers urged to 'remain steadfast' at S.Africa platinum mine

Kroondal - Thousands of club-wielding striking workers at a platinum mine in South Africa were urged by their leaders to remain steadfast in the face of a deadline to return underground Wednesday.
In the Media by Johannes MYBURGH (AFP)

Turkish town's tight-knit 'mining family' braced for the worst

Soma - The wail of the siren was greeted by craning necks and expectant gazes but the ambulance zipped past and left no clue to the hundreds huddled in the dark, hoping for news of their loved ones.
In the Media by Philippe Alfroy (AFP)

Turkey coal mine disaster leaves 17 dead, hundreds trapped

- At least 17 miners were killed and more than 200 remain trapped underground after an explosion in a coal mine in the western Turkish province of Manisa on Tuesday, officials said.
In the Media by Philippe Alfroy (AFP)

Toll rises to 12 dead in Colombia mine disaster

Bogot - The death toll from a landslide at an illegal gold mine in western Colombia has risen to 12, authorities said Monday, as rescuers searched for four more missing victims.
In the Media by AFP

Death toll rises to 10 in Colombia mine disaster

Santander De Quilichao - Rescue workers recovered more bodies of people killed in a landslide at an illegal gold mine in western Colombia, raising the death toll to 10, with an additional six feared dead.
In the Media by AFP

Colombian families fear worst as miners lost in mudslide

Bogot - Relatives of 13 miners buried by a landslide kept vigil Friday near an unlicensed mine in western Colombia, as they clung to meager hope that their loved ones could have survived.
In the Media by AFP

China coal mine death toll rises to 20

Qujing - The death toll from a flooded coal mine in southwest China has risen to 20 with the recovery of another 14 bodies nearly two weeks after the accident, state media reported.
In the Media by AFP

BHP boosts iron ore output and lifts production guidance

Sydney - Global mining giant BHP Billiton raised its fiscal year iron ore production outlook for a second time this year on Wednesday after seeing a better-than-expected jump in output for January-March.
In the Media by AFP

BHP boosts iron ore output and lifts production guidance

Sydney - Global mining giant BHP Billiton lifted full-year iron ore guidance on Wednesday and posted better than expected March quarter output of 49.6 million tonnes.
In the Media by AFP

Rio Tinto first-quarter iron ore output drops

Sydney - Anglo-Australian mining giant Rio Tinto posted a fall in first-quarter iron ore production on Tuesday, blaming bad weather over western Australia.January-March output of 66.
In the Media by AFP

Anglo American 'mulls sale of S.African platinum mines'

Johannesburg - Anglo American's chief executive has hinted that the mining titan is looking to offload its strike-hit South African platinum mines to concentrate on open-cast extraction.
In the Media by AFP

Glencore Xstrata sells stake in Peru mine for $5.85 bln

Lima - Glencore Xstrata is to sell its entire stake in the Las Bambas copper mine in Peru for about $5.85 billion to a Chinese consortium. The consortium is "owned 62.5 percent by MMG Limited, 22.
In the Media by AFP

Romanian villagers take on Chevron over shale gas

Pungesti - US energy major Chevron, shielded by barbed wire, under police protection and under fire from egg throwers, is in trouble in Romania with villagers angry at its drive to drill for shale gas.
In the Media by Isabelle Wesselingh (AFP)

Goldcorp ups Osisko takeover bid to Can$3.6 bn

Montreal - Canadian mining giant Goldcorp upped its hostile takeover bid for rival Osisko Mining Corp. on Thursday to about Can$3.6 billion (US$3.3 billion).The new offer consists of Can$7.65 per share, the Vancouver-based company said.
In the Media by AFP
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People stand in front of a hospital as they wait for news from her relatives after a coal mine explo...
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People stand in front of a hospital as they wait for news from her relatives after a coal mine explosion in the Turkish province of Manisa, on May 14, 2014
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Bottles representing contaminated water.
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A flash mob opposing Gods Lake Resources mining the Kitchenuhmaykoosib Inninuwug area.
A flash mob opposing Gods Lake Resources mining the Kitchenuhmaykoosib Inninuwug area.
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A photo-op for a rally supporting Kitchenuhmaykoosib Inninuwug and in protest of Gods Lake Resource mining the area.
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A Canadian flag covered in oil.
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Two Na’vi protested outside Vedanta’s AGM.
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Two Na’vi protested outside Vedanta’s AGM. © Survival
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Signs at open-pit mining demonstration.
Signs at open-pit mining demonstration.
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Sunset uranium mine in Wyoming  now in the process of being reclaimed. The reclamation includes the ...
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Sunset uranium mine in Wyoming, now in the process of being reclaimed. The reclamation includes the mitigation of surface and underground hazards including highwalls, pits, open shafts, spoil piles and substandard water. The goal is to eliminate hazards to public health and safety, and control environmental degradation, while being sensitive to public concerns and landowner issues.
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Kitchenuhmaykoosib Inninuwug (KI) Councillor Cecilia Begg speaking at a rally protesting against God...
Kitchenuhmaykoosib Inninuwug (KI) Councillor Cecilia Begg speaking at a rally protesting against Gods Lake Resources mining her native land.
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Activist's shirt stating the dangers of open-pit mining.
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Corporate zombies at open-pit mining protest.
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A large banner opposing "mining abuse" across from the Metro Toronto Convention Centre where one of the world's largest mining conventions took place.
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Activist holding a sign.
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RESOURCES: This open pit coal mine is in Mugla  Turkey  about 150 miles south of Soma where the Tues...
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RESOURCES: This open pit coal mine is in Mugla, Turkey, about 150 miles south of Soma where the Tuesday's disaster occurred.
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