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Kerr Mines Secures $27.6 Million Financing to Develop Copperstone Gold Mine, Arizona

July 19, 2018

Kerr Mines has signed a Letter of Intent with Pandion Mine Finance for $27.6m to fund the development and production of gold at the Copperstone Mine located in Western Arizona, along the Walker Lane Belt. The financing is subject to

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Newmont Mining Completes $69 Million Northwest Exodus Expansion Project, Nevada

July 19, 2018

Newmont Mining has completed the Northwest Exodus expansion project to increase its gold production in Nevada, US. The expansion, which saw an investment of $69m, is expected to extend mine life from the Exodus underground operation in the Carlin North

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Canada’s Lundin Mining Makes Offier to Acquire Nevsun Resources for $1 Billion

July 17, 2018

Canadian miner Lundin Mining has made an offer to buy base metals company Nevsun Resources for about C$1.4bn ($1.07bn). As per the offer, which marks Lundin’s second proposal in three months, Nevsun shareholders will receive C$4.75 ($3.6) in cash for

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BLM Set to Approve Alton Coal’s Coal Mine Expansion, Utah

July 17, 2018

The Bureau of Land Management could allow the mining of large coal reserves near Bryce Canyon National Park. Politicians are thrilled, but environmentalists are not. Alton Coal Development is a step closer to leasing 3,600 acres of land to pull

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Coal Production Up in Southern West Virginia, Down Nationwide

July 17, 2018

The U.S. Energy Information Administration (EIA) recently released their quarterly report on coal production for the first quarter and while numbers are down at the national level, southern West Virginia produced nearly 10 percent more coal in the first quarter

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Tucson Electric Power’s Proposed Clean-energy Policy Will Be Costly, Prompt Plant Closures

July 17, 2018

Tucson Electric Power Co. says a proposed state policy requiring utilities to generate 80 percent of their power from renewable sources by 2050 is doable but would raise costs for the company and its ratepayers by more than $800 million

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New Hampshire Explores Options to Turn Ruggles Mine into State Park

July 17, 2018

This mine is your land? A 215-year-old mineral mine — site of an enormous pit with tunnels and caverns that make up the oldest and largest mine of its kind in the United States — could someday belong to you

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eCobalt Moves Ahead with Construction of Idaho Cobalt Project

July 16, 2018

eCobalt Solutions is progressing towards the construction of its 100 percent owned Idaho Cobalt Project (ICP), located near the town of Salmon, in the Idaho Cobalt Belt. The ICP remains the sole, near-term environmentally permitted primary cobalt deposit in the

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U.S. Gypsum Proposes Acquisition of Lands and Mineral Rights for New Mine in Michigan

July 16, 2018

Nearly a square mile of state-owned land south of Tawas City in Iosco County could be mined for construction materials if the Michigan Department of Natural Resources sells it and the mineral rights to United States Gypsum Co. A public

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Five-year Collaboration Transforms Wisconsin Frack Sand Mine Into a Wild Prairie

July 16, 2018

A study has transformed a reclaimed Wisconsin frack sand mine into a successful wild prairie. Researchers from the University of Wisconsin-River Falls partnered with industrial sand mining firm Superior Silica Sands and Chippewa County’s Department of Land Conservation and Forest

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