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reuters.com - Stephen Eisenhammer - In Brazil, an indigenous woman joins Bolsonaro in fight for mining
In Brazil, an indigenous woman joins Bolsonaro in fight for mining
Reuters

RAPOSA SERRA DO SOL, BrazilRAPOSA SERRA DO SOL, Brazil (Reuters) - Irisnaide Silva is female, Brazilian and indigenous. And for once, in her view, she is being heard. For decades her family picked and panned the borderland near Venezuela, scouring…

bloomberg.com - Jack Farchy - Former Mining Exec Details Suitcase Full of Cash He Used to Seal Deals
Former Mining Exec Details Suitcase Full of Cash He Used to Seal Deals
Bloomberg

Top commodity traders discuss industry ‘plagued' by corruption Comments come as largest trading houses face bribery probes A former Glencore director said he used to fly the world carrying a bag full of cash to secure deals for the commodity…

forbes.com - James Conca - Is Mining The Ocean Bottom For Metals Really Better Than Mining On Land?
Is Mining The Ocean Bottom For Metals Really Better Than Mining On Land?
Forbes

It certainly looks like it. From almost any perspective, seabed mining of metals is better for the environment, social justice issues and economics. A large continuous supply of special economic metals is essential for any high tech future.

bbc.co.uk - Fortescue mining firm regrets Australia sacred site failure
Fortescue mining firm regrets Australia sacred site failure
BBC

An Australian mining firm says it regrets clearing a key Aboriginal site in the west of the country without following proper procedures. Fortescue Metals Group was supposed to develop the land in the presence of community elders, who were to…

marketwatch.com - Steve Goldstein - Mining stocks have surged in a struggling U.K. market - and have 2 more tailwinds
Mining stocks have surged in a struggling U.K. market - and have 2 more tailwinds
MarketWatch

It's been a pretty impressive 12 months for the world's leading miners. The FTSE 350 mining index XX:156995 — which includes diversified mining giants Rio Tinto UK:RIO, BHP Group UK:BHP, Anglo American UK:AAL, and Glencore UK:GLEN —…

marketwatch.com - Steve Goldstein - Mining stocks have surged in a struggling U.K. market - and have 2 more tailwinds
Mining stocks have surged in a struggling U.K. market - and have 2 more tailwinds
MarketWatch

Mining stocks have rallied as the global economy has recovered, and there are factors that could further lift the sector.

theconversation.com - Sarah Holcombe - 'Destruction by a thousand cuts': the relentless threat mining poses to the Pilbara cultural landscape
'Destruction by a thousand cuts': the relentless threat mining poses to the Pilbara cultural landscape
The Conversation

Just as the parliamentary inquiry into Rio Tinto's destruction of the Juukan Gorge rock shelters was reconvening in Canberra, another culturally significant site was damaged at one of BHP's iron ore mines in the Pilbara. This latest rock shelter, a…

miningweekly.com - Martin Creamer - Green hydrogen to be produced from solar power at platinum mine
Green hydrogen to be produced from solar power at platinum mine
Mining Weekly

JOHANNESBURG (miningweekly.com) – Although platinum group metals (PGMs) mining and marketing company Anglo American Platinum will be starting with a 75 MW solar photovoltaic powered plant at its Mogalakwena mine, planned is an eventual 320…

stereogum.com - James Rettig - Watch Kelly Clarkson Cover Everclear's 'Father Of Mine'
Watch Kelly Clarkson Cover Everclear's 'Father Of Mine'
Stereogum

Kelly Clarkson is now in the talk show host phase of her career and during a lot of episodes of The Kelly Clarkson Show, she sings covers as part of a recurring segment called Kellyoke. Sometimes her picks are unexpected. Earlier this month, she…

reuters.com - Fabian Cambero - Analysis: Chile's big copper producers cheer price spike; wary of costs
Analysis: Chile's big copper producers cheer price spike; wary of costs
Reuters

SANTIAGOSANTIAGO (Reuters) - Mining firms in Chile, the world's No.1 copper producer, are cheering a rally in the price of the red metal that hit a 10-year high this week, but warned that costs could rise as labor unions and vendors also try to…

startribune.com - Jennifer Bjorhus - Minnesota Supreme Court sends PolyMet permit for copper mine back to Court of Appeals
Minnesota Supreme Court sends PolyMet permit for copper mine back to Court of Appeals
Star Tribune

The Minnesota Supreme Court has remanded the air pollution permit for the state's first proposed copper mine to the state Court of Appeals for further deliberation on whether PolyMet Mining Corp. misled or lied to state pollution regulators. In an…

religionnews.com - Emily McFarlan Miller - Native American group files motion to stop mining at sacred Oak Flat site
Native American group files motion to stop mining at sacred Oak Flat site
Religion News Service

(RNS) — A group of Apache peoples and other Native American and non-Native supporters has filed an emergency motion to stop the U.S. government from transferring an Apache sacred site in Arizona to a mining company in the next two weeks. The…

bitcointe.com - Mr Bitcointe - ETH mining still highly profitable despite upcoming Eth2 upgrade
ETH mining still highly profitable despite upcoming Eth2 upgrade
Bitcointe

Ethereum miners continue to enjoy lucrative payouts for their efforts in 2021, while the smart contract blockchain platform edges closer to a move away from its proof-of-work consensus. The past few months have been phenomenal for much of the…

news24.com - Sibongile Khumalo - Mining growth projects add glimmer of hope in dreary economic climate | Fin24
Mining growth projects add glimmer of hope in dreary economic climate | Fin24
News24

A snapshot of the biggest breaking business stories, market indicators, access to portfolios, and more, by Fin24 deputy editor, Ahmed Areff.

todayonline.com - Insight: In Brazil, an indigenous woman joins Bolsonaro in fight for mining
Insight: In Brazil, an indigenous woman joins Bolsonaro in fight for mining
TODAY

RAPOSA SERRA DO SOL, Brazil - Irisnaide Silva is female, Brazilian and indigenous.

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