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Atlas Copco named top industrial company in 2015 Newsweek Green Rankings
Thursday, July 30, 2015
Atlas Copco, world-leading provider of sustainable productivity solutions, was listed as the top industrial company in this year’s Newsweek Green Rankings. The rankings look at corporate sustainability and environmental impact. read more »
Deep-sea mining looms on horizon as UN body issues contracts
Friday, July 24, 2015
The deep oceans span more than half the globe and their frigid depths have long been known to contain vast, untapped deposits of prized minerals. These treasures of the abyss, however, have always been out of reach to miners. read more »
Suncor Energy tests use of radio waves instead of water at oil sands
Tuesday, July 14, 2015
Suncor Energy (TSX, NYSE:SU), Canada's largest oil and gas producer, is looking to replace high-pressure steam used to extract bitumen from oil sands with radio waves and so increase current environmental and energy efficiencies. read more »
Scientists, environmentalists call for freeze in deep sea mining permits
Friday, July 10, 2015
A group of scientists is asking international authorities to temporarily halt the approval of new underwater mining contracts until further environmental controls are put in place. read more »
Aussie state change to mining rules could block planned projects - industry
Tuesday, July 07, 2015
The Australian state of New South Wales’ proposed modifications to its mining policies could force changes to planned projects, or even block them, by giving greater weight to social and environmental factors during the approval process, miners said Tuesday. read more »



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