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Alberta imposes carbon tax, oilsands emissions cap
Monday, November 23, 2015
The Alberta government has done what it promised to do during its election campaign earlier this year, imposing measures to combat climate change including a carbon tax aimed at individual Albertans, phasing out coal-powered power plants and placing a cap on emissions from the oilsands. read more »
Vale: 'Several years' to recover from Brazil mine disaster
Monday, November 16, 2015
Vale (NYSE:VALE) said on Monday that it would take several years for Brazil's Doce river to recover following a deadly tailings dam burst at an iron ore mine it jointly owns with BHP Billiton (LON:BHP, ASX:BHP). read more »
New innovation converts mine drainage into drinking water
Thursday, October 22, 2015
Global Aquatica's Sam Costin could hold the key to a major breakthrough in the usage of mine water during the record-breaking drought in Australia. read more »
An 'apatite' for radionuclides
Wednesday, October 21, 2015
Sandia National Laboratories geochemist Mark Rigali and his colleagues are developing and deploying apatite-based technologies to protect groundwater at sites contaminated by radionuclides and heavy metals. read more »
Green mining now possible sans use of cyanide, mercury
Wednesday, October 14, 2015
The Department of Science and Technology (DOST) in the Philippines stepped up its program on environment-friendly mining with the inauguration of the gold-copper processing plant in Itogon, Benguet. read more »