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Mexico’s environmental authority investigates Grupo Mexico’s spill

15 July 2019 - 13:40
Mexico’s Federal Attorney for Environmental Protection or Profepa launched an investigation against Grupo Mexico following the failure of a pressure valve of a tank that receives purges from the shipping lines at the Maritime Terminal of Guaymas in the northwestern Sonora state.

NALCO’s bauxite mine bags Golden Peacock Environment Management Award 2019

14 July 2019 - 19:40
The bauxite mine of National Aluminium Company Ltd (NALCO), located in the picturesque Koraput district of Odisha, has bagged the coveted ‘Golden Peacock Environment Management Award’ for the year 2019 for setting global benchmarks in Environmental Management.

Chile to triple fines for environmental damages, infractions

14 July 2019 - 17:41
Chilean President Sebastian Piñera has submitted a series of modifications to a bill introduced earlier this year which would set stiffer fines and jail time for serious violations of the country’s environmental rules.

Kermanshah Refinery Leading Environmentally

30 June 2019 - 16:21
Kermanshah Oil Refinery has taken several measures to reduce its environmental pollutants and become one of the leading Iranian refineries for promoting environmentally sound practices in recent years, the secretary-general of Oil Refining Industry Cooperative Association said.

Controversial Alaska mine gets lifeline from Trump EPA

27 June 2019 - 19:14
The Trump administration is throwing a lifeline to the massive Pebble Mine planned near Alaska’s Bristol Bay, as regulators move toward undoing Obama-era environmental restrictions that have thwarted the project.

Analysts say Vale execs optimistic about recovery of output at Brucutu mine

15 June 2019 - 00:22
Brazil’s Vale which needs court approval to resume production at its Brucutu mine after a deadly dam collapse, told analysts it expects to do so soon, analysts at brokerage XP said on Thursday after meeting with the miner’s top executives.

Deal signed to move ahead with cleanup of Anaconda copper mine site

4 June 2019 - 22:18
Solutions will be implemented to solve long-standing environmental issues associated with waste dumps left behind at the Anaconda copper mine site after the company of the same name shut down operations in 1978 and following Arimetco’s takeover and abandonment of the site in 1999.

Lab-grown diamonds to get sustainability standard certification

27 May 2019 - 22:57
Organizations behind lab-grown diamonds continue to push to conquer the market.

Canada injects $325K into ‘climate change adaptation’ for mining sector

19 May 2019 - 17:15
Canada is giving the country’s mining association more than C$325,000 ($242K) to develop a program that would give miners the tools and knowledge needed to better plan for climate change in decision-making at all stages of an operation’s life.

Active presence of MIDHCO at the 18th International Exhibition of the Environment

17 May 2019 - 19:20
ME-METALS: Middle East Mines and Mineral Industries Development Holding Company (MIDHCO) had an active presence at the 18th International Exhibition of the Environment held in Tehran International Exhibition Center on 24-27 Farvardin 1398 (13-16 Apr 2019). Various senior officials visited the exhibition and MIDHCO’s stand including Dr. Eisa Kalantari (head of EPA Iran) and Dr. Masoumeh Ebtekar (Vice President of Iran for Women & Family Affairs & former head of EPA Iran). They have been personally informed about the environmental achievements of this great holding.
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