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TMAC Receives Project Certificate for Madrid and Boston Project, Canada

November 14, 2018

TMAC Resources has received the project certificate from the Nunavut Impact Review Board (NIRB) for the Madrid and Boston Project. The project certificate marks the end of the environmental assessment process including terms and conditions for monitoring and reporting. In

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Bunker Hill Mining Receives Approval for Reinstatement of Lease for Bunker Hill Mine, Washington

November 14, 2018

Bunker Hill Mining Corp. has reached an agreement providing for reinstatement of its lease on the Bunker Hill Mine. The lease has been reinstated and became effective again on November 6, 2018. “We are very pleased to have worked out

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Contura Energy Completes Business Combination With Alpha Natural Resources

November 14, 2018

Contura Energy, Inc., a leading U.S. coal supplier, has closed on the business combination with Alpha Natural Resources Holdings, Inc. (ANR). “The successful combination of these two sets of highly productive assets, operated by an expanded employee base of nearly

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Pan American Silver and Tahoe Resources Merge to Create World’s Premier Silver Mining Company

November 14, 2018

Pan American Silver Corp. and Tahoe Resources Inc. have entered into a definitive agreement for Pan American to acquire all of the outstanding shares of Tahoe pursuant to a plan of arrangement, creating the world’s premier silver mining company. Shareholders

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Charah Partners with Oklahoma Construction Materials to Install New Fly Ash Storage Silos

November 14, 2018

Charah® Solutions, Inc. has partnered with Oklahoma Construction Materials (OCM) and completed installation of new fly ash storage silos at OCM’s rail terminal near Oklahoma City. OCM is a leading provider of transload and aggregate supply services. The new silos

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Environmental Groups Call for Suspension of PolyMet Mine Permits, Minnesota

November 13, 2018

Several environmental groups descended on state offices in St. Paul Thursday, demanding the DNR and the Minnesota Pollution Control Agency immediately suspend permits for thePolyMet mine project in northeastern Minnesota. “I have in my hands a stop sign to stop

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Aquila Resources in Zoning Fight Battle Over Back Forty Mine, Michigan

November 13, 2018

After successfully clearing the hurdles put forth by the EPA and state of Michigan, a Canadian mining company now finds itself about to cross swords with a tiny town board over its proposed Back Forty Mine. Aquila Resources, which has

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W. Va. Senator Manchin Could Become Ranking Member on Energy Committee

November 13, 2018

West Virginia Sen. Joe Manchin could become the ranking Democrat on the Energy Committee, a move that would likely ruffle feathers among his party’s environmentalist base. The outcome of Florida’s election brawl will have consequences elsewhere in the upper chamber

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Montana Measure to Boost Mine Cleanup Standards Fails

November 13, 2018

Montana voters have rejected a ballot initiative that would have increased cleanup standards for companies that plan to open new mines in the state. The measure that failed in Tuesday’s election would have required developers to provide clear evidence in

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Looming Shutdown of Navajo Generating Station Means New Jobs Far From Home, Arizona

November 13, 2018

Navajo leaders are scrambling to find a new owner for the west’s largest coal-fired plant, the Navajo Generating Station in northern Arizona. For four decades both the Hopi and Navajo tribes have relied heavily on jobs provided by the coal

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