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Golden Dawn Receives Mine Permits for Lexington and Greenwood Process Plant Operations, B.C.

June 28, 2017

Permits for operating Golden Dawn Minerals’ Lexington-Grenoble Mine and Greenwood Process Plant were received from the BC Ministry of Energy and Mines on June 16. The mine permits are for Golden Dawn’s 100 percent owned subsidiary company, 1086359 BC Ltd.

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DOE Awards Texas Mineral Resources Grant Targeting Production of Rare Earth Minerals from Coal

June 28, 2017

Texas Mineral Resources Corp. (TMRC), an exploration company targeting the heavy rare earths and a variety of other high-value elements and industrial minerals, was selected by Department of Energy’s (DOE) Office of Fossil Energy as one of only three projects

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Excelsior Mining’s Gunnison Copper Project Receives Draft State Permit, Arizona

June 28, 2017

Arizona Department of Environmental Quality (ADEQ) has issued a draft operating permit, the aquifer protection permit (APP), for Excelsior Mining’s Gunnison Copper Project, located in Cochise County, southeastern Arizona. The draft APP will remain open for public comment for a

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Cloud Peak Energy’s Cordero Rojo Mine Recognized for Outstanding Safety Performance in 2016

June 28, 2017

Cloud Peak Energy’s Cordero Rojo Mine, located near Gillette, Wyoming, was recognized recently for its outstanding safety performance in 2016, receiving two statewide awards. Cordero Rojo Mine, one of the largest U.S. coal mines by production, successfully shipped 18.3 million

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Trump to Call for U.S. Dominance in Global Energy Production at “Energy Week”

June 27, 2017

Donald Trump will tout surging U.S. exports of oil and natural gas during a week of events aimed at highlighting the country’s growing energy dominance. The president also plans to emphasize that after decades of relying on foreign energy supplies,

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Supreme Court Denies New Mexico’s Case Over Toxic Mine Spill

June 27, 2017

The Supreme Court on Monday denied New Mexico’s petition to hold Colorado responsible for the 2015 Gold King Mine spill that resulted in 3 million gallons of toxic sludge sullying into the waterways of New Mexico and two other western

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MSHA: Fatality at Senaca Coal’s Oak Grove Mine Caused by Out of Control Locomotive, Alabama

June 27, 2017

An out of control locomotive was responsible for the death of a miner at a west Jefferson County coal mine earlier this month, according to a preliminary report filed by (MSHA) Mine Safety and Health Administration. Marius Shepherd was killed

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Coal Mining Rises Again in U.S., China, and India After 2016 Drop

June 27, 2017

The world’s biggest coal users — China, the United States, and India — have boosted coal mining in 2017, in an abrupt departure from last year’s record global decline for the heavily polluting fuel and a setback to efforts to

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Rio Tinto Signs Option Agreement for Star-Orion South Diamond Project in Saskatoon, Canada

June 27, 2017

The world’s second largest diamond mining company is showing interest in a diamond project near Prince Albert, Sask. Rio Tinto has signed an option agreement positioning it to potentially become the majority owner of an advanced-stage diamond exploration project about

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Northcliff Resources Receives Environmental Approval for Sisson Tungsten Mine, Canada

June 27, 2017

A major New Brunswick mining project — tapping into one of North America’s largest deposits of tungsten — has received federal environmental assessment approval. The Sisson Mine project would see the development of an open pit tungsten and molybdenum mine

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