Monthly Archives: November 2017

Duterte in the Philippines maintains surface mining ban amid political conflict

MANILA (Reuters) – Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte has not lifted the ban on surface mining, his spokesman said on Monday, going against the position of a government panel and the Minister of the Environment seeking to reverse policy. Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte Rodrigo Duterte gestures during a press conference on …

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Dawson Complex, Queensland, Australia – Mining Technology

Loading coal using CAT 992 wheel loaders with dumpers from below. The highwall mining system ready to launch. The launcher weighs 350 t while the continuous miner weighs 70 t and the addcars weigh 12.6 t each. Credit: Anglo American. Holes are dug at regular intervals along the high wall, …

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Coal Auger Services – Mining Technology

The problem – the final excavation must be rehabilitated according to regulations and without further income. The Opportunity – The use of an auger provides cost-effective recovery of additional coal from exposed layers without increasing the liability for remediation and helps offset the high cost of final remediation. Auger mining …

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MSHA Reports Marigold 9 Security Breaches | Mining

ELKO – The Mines Safety and Health Administration announced on Tuesday that it had issued nine violations, including two findings of “unjustified failure”, at the Marigold mine. The MSHA conducted an impact inspection October 13-15 in Marigold, Humboldt County, about three miles south of Valmy. The surface gold mine is …

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