India's deep-sea mining causes a stir – SciDev.Net

The Indian government, which has spent about US$40 million surveying the site, estimates that reserves of the nodules — which are rich in manganese, copper, nickel, cobalt and iron — could be worth as much as US$200 billion.

Mining sand for fracking causes friction in Wisconsin – latimes.com

Wisconsin was built on mining, mainly lead and iron, but sand mines were usually small and supplied local construction. On a cold overcast morning, Rich Budinger, regional manager of the Fairmount Minerals mine in Menomonie, drives to the base of a ridge being mined.

As Host to Rio+20, Brazil Faces Own Environmental Struggles – Care2 Causes – The Global Warming Cause

While soybean farms don't cause as much direct deforestation, they are using up much of the already cleared land and transitional forests and are a key impetus for new highways and transportation projects that are opening up the Amazon for further development.

West ia Coal Association – Researcher discusses correlations between mining and health problems, not proven causes – Latest

Among the obvious causes are high rates of poverty, smoking, diabetes and obesity, but Hendryx said he and his research team found that "There's something left over that's unique to mining environment" after controlling data for those other factors.

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Spanish copper mines used scrap iron for cementation of copper, a recycling practice that survives to this day. Recycling glass instead of making it from silica sand reduces mining waste by 70%, water use by 50%, and air pollution by 20.

Stop El Salvador Mining – The MARN confirms the presence of cyanide and iron in the …

At the petition of the Research of Investment and Trade Center (CEICOM), who associates the numerous causes of death in the locals of Santa Rosa de Lima with causes related to mining, the Vice-Minister of Environment and Natural Resources, Lina Pohl visited the hamlet of El Comercio this morning to see firsthand the in…

MiningJournal.net – Levin tours EPA-funded Partridge Creek project – News, Sports, Jobs, Marquette Information – MiningJournal.net – The Mining Journal

US Sen Carl Levin, D-Detroit visit Ishpeming Friday to tour the completed first phase of a US Environmental Protection Agency grant funded project diverting Partridge Creek from mine workings underneath the city that have contributed to increased levels of mercury in Deer Lake.

South America Mining News and Commentary – MINING.com – Resource nationalism is miners' number one fear …

Brazil's Vale (NYSE:VALE), the world's number one iron ore producer, was granted Monday an environmental permit to expand the Carajás railroad (EFC), a key part of its plans to increase iron ore production in the Amazon. A number of iron ore, copper and gold mines are being built and expanded over the next five years.

Mining sand for fracking causes friction in Wisconsin – Courant.com

Wisconsin was built on mining, mainly lead and iron, but sand mines were usually small and supplied local construction. On a cold overcast morning, Rich Budinger, regional manager of the Fairmount Minerals mine in Menomonie, drives to the base of a ridge being mined.

Mining sand for fracking causes friction in Wisconsin – kwch.com

Wisconsin was built on mining, mainly lead and iron, but sand mines were usually small and supplied local construction. On a cold overcast morning, Rich Budinger, regional manager of the Fairmount Minerals mine in Menomonie, drives to the base of a ridge being mined.

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