Pit mining

Filipino court upholds open-pit mining ban in Mindanao

A court upheld the ban on surface mining in the Philippine province of South Cotabato, home to the largest known untapped deposits of copper and gold in Southeast Asia. The move is the latest setback for Sagittarius Mines, Inc. (SMI), which holds the mining license, after the municipality where the …

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the benefits of surface mining discussed

By Lethbridge Herald on October 3, 2020. Tim kalinowski Lethbridge Herald [email protected] The Southern Alberta Council on Public Affairs welcomed Katie Morrison, director of conservation for the Canadian Parks and Wilderness Society Southern Alberta (CPAWS), to its weekly live talk series on YouTube on Thursday. Morrison warned that the Kenney …

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Bootu Creek Prepares for Resumption of Pit Mining

The Department of Primary Industry and Resources (DPIR) signed an amendment to the authorization that sets out the conditions for OM Holdings to resume part of the mining in the pit at Bootu Creek. Mining in the pit can resume under strict conditions in a staged approach and will exclude …

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Surface mining ends at Golden Sunlight mine near Whitehall

WHITEHALL – Since its inception in 1982, surface gold mining at the Golden Sunlight mine near Whitehall has come to an end. “Last week we had our last grinding cycle. We had a short grinding cycle yesterday just to do a little cleaning up, but by now the grinding is …

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Surface mining is banned in Costa Rica ⋆ The Costa Rica News

Surface mining is an industry that creates very negative environmental, visual, human and cultural impacts. It is an industrial activity which is carried out by the elimination of large quantities of soil and subsoil which are treated mainly with toxic substances for our ecosystem, resulting in the affectation of flora …

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Loddon Shire to Decide Planning Request for Surface Mining Near Dunolly | Bendigo Advertiser

news, local news, Dunnolly, Open pit gold mine, GBM Gold A revival of surface gold mining near Dunolly is closer to reality after the state government’s mining regulator approved a license for GBM Gold. The company, which has partnered with Truelight Mining, plans to revive mining activity in the historic …

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Duterte in Philippines suggests surface mining ban will remain in place

The Philippine president has said he is considering extending the ban on new surface metal mines. He also ordered mining companies to carry out reforestation programs. The ban has been in effect since April of last year. Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte continued his harsh speech on mining this week, suggesting …

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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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Philippine Environment Minister Hopes for End of Surface Mining Ban

By Manolo Serapio Jr, Enrico Dela Cruz MANILA (Reuters) – The Philippine Minister of the Environment said he hoped the ban on surface mining would be lifted before the end of the year after a government panel recommended its removal on Tuesday . FILE PHOTO: Environment Secretary Roy Cimatu answers …

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Philippines ban surface mining as minister steps up crackdown

By Enrico Dela Cruz, Manolo Serapio Jr MANILA (Reuters) – Philippine Environment Secretary Regina Lopez on Thursday said she would ban surface mining in the country, stepping up the months-long crackdown on the industry she accuses of significant environmental damage. FILE PHOTO: A view of stocks of nickel ore at …

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Irwindale upholds decision to reopen Olive Pit mining quarry – Pasadena Star News

Despite a lawsuit brought by Baldwin Park to prevent further mining operations at a gravel pit that has been closed for more than 40 years, Irwindale City Attorney Fred Galante said Thursday the city is maintaining its approval of the project. United Rock Products, Inc. plans to build, salvage and …

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Baldwin Park sues Irwindale over Olive Pit mining quarry – Pasadena Star News

Irwindale officials will meet with the city attorney on Wednesday to deal with a complaint filed after council unanimously approved a plan to reopen the Olive Pit mining quarry. The lawsuit, filed by Irwindale’s neighbor Baldwin Park, alleges that the final environmental impact report certified by Irwindale in December is …

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British Columbia First Nation renews battle to prevent surface mining

Dozens of First Nations protesters block surface coal mine project in remote northwestern British Columbia Tahltan Central Council said about 30 gang members were protesting at Fortune Minerals’ Arctos Anthracite project campsite, located 330 kilometers northeast of Prince Rupert. The council said members fear the mine will impact more than …

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Surface mining | Oklahoma Impact State

Kevin Blackwood / Arbuckle-Karst Conservatory East Central University undergraduate Lindsey Thompson searches for artifacts in the Arbuckle-Simpson Aquifer. The Arbuckle-Simpson Aquifer in south-central Oklahoma is considered one of the most sensitive water resources in the state. It’s because no river or stream is flowing in the aquifer; They only come …

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