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Environmentalists seek to keep Navajo Indians in poverty

Environmentalist opposition to coal mining isn’t limited to states like West Virginia, Kentucky and Ohio, citizens of the Navajo nation are affected by their war on coal too. 430 more words

Fossil Fuels

Federal government passes landmark First Nations mining regulations

A landmark law passed this week by the federal government helps pave the way for a Saskatchewan First Nation and a Toronto-based potash development company to build the country’s first on-reserve mine northeast of Regina. 257 more words

Local News

Sudan: Ministry of Minerals receives second batch of geological maps from Russia

Khartoum-The General Geological Research Corporation received, Thursday, second batch of geological maps as part of first phase of agreement signed with Russian side. 109 more words


Ghana: Gold Fields pays $5.8m dividend to Gov’t

Alfred Baku,Head of West Africa, Goldfields (left) presents the $5.8m cheque to Ken Ofori Atta

Gold Fields Ghana Limited has paid a dividend of $5.8 million to the Ministry of Finance for the 2016 financial year in respect of government’s 10 percent carried interest in the company. 281 more words


El Salvador Believes Water is Worth More Than Gold

I was just reading this book that came out last year, An Indigenous People’s History of the United States, which isn’t so much a telling of the US from the native point of view, but rather looking at US history as essentially being about Indian removal. 516 more words

Foreign Affairs

Anglo’s New Billionaire Backer Agarwal Says He’s No Activist

Anglo American Plc’s new billionaire shareholder said he has no intention of behaving like an activist investor after surprising the mining industry by paying $2.5 billion for a 13 percent stake earlier this month. 513 more words