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Book Review: The Well and the Mine

The Well and the Mine by Gin Phillips, New York: Riverhead Books, 2007, 290 pp.

Following on the heels of The Funeral Dress, I guess I’ve just been in the mood for fiction of life in Appalachian coal mining towns. 481 more words

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Graymont submits new mine proposal for Michigan's Upper Peninsula

By Howard Meyerson

GRAND RAPIDS, MI — A Canadian mining company, Graymont Inc., has submitted a revised proposal to mine limestone on state land in the Upper Peninsula. 890 more words

Protect the 'Canada brand,' feds tell miners

OTTAWA – It’s taken almost a decade of loud, often unwelcome advocacy, but the federal government appears to finally recognize that Canada’s international brand needs a little spit and polish. 860 more words


“The Cost of Gold: Chinese Coy Defiles Mineral Commission’s Orders, Undermines Community Rights

Note: this story was first by the Enquirer newspaper (Friday 14th November 2014)

By: Francis Npong, Gbane U/E

On August 10, 2009 the chief of Gbane, a farming community in the… 1,680 more words


'Government Planning to Auction More Than 74 Coal Mines in First Lot'

The Centre is considering adding some more mines to the first lot of 74 blocks for auction to meet the growing demand for the fuel, Coal Secretary Anil Swarup said today. 91 more words


Australia: 1,200 Inpex workers could be laid off before XMas

Over the coming years you will see more of these stories. A perfect storm of declining infrastructure phase investment, too many underutilised skilled workers, pressure from equivalent foreign workers (who can now be brought into projects with a CAPEX of $150-million due to FTA arrangements), better business side Workforce Management planning and planned/unplanned delays.  267 more words


Gold, Oil and Snow

Articles for The Santiago Times, The PanAm Post and Latin Correspondent, and Sleepless in Santiago podcast  03/11/14 – 21/11/14

We always come back to the same thing. 452 more words