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How a quasi-military project was created to protect the Escobal mine

“An affidavit given on November 24, 2014 by Donald Paul Gray, vice president of the Canadian mining company Tahoe Resources Inc., has shed light on the strong interests at play since 2011 in contracting private security companies for the Escobal mining project in San Rafael Las Flores, Santa Rosa. 224 more words


ECOWATCH: 150,000 Stand With Peruvian Woman in Fight Against World’s Largest Gold Mine

Community activists from Cajamarca, Peru appeared at the annual shareholders’ meeting of Denver-based Newmont Mining Corporation this week to deliver a petition bearing 150,000 signatures protesting the company’s practices in the region, and demanded that it live up to its own goals for human rights and sustainability. 673 more words


Coorie Doon (Miner's Lullaby) by the late Matt McGinn

This is my latest “late-but-better-than-never” discovery; this song is from Scottish poet/author/folk singer Matt McGinn who was an extremely prolific and talented songwriter who passed away in 1977. 176 more words


Slowly Losing Something So Grand...

E. Scott Photography

I’ve got a sick feeling in my gut.  After having stood, gazed and breathed in the majesty and beauty of the Grand Canyon on my 50th birthday I am sickened by the recent decision by a United States federal judge to deny a request to stop uranium mining just six miles from the south rim of the canyon.   205 more words

Workshop: Marine Disposal of Terrestrial Mine Tailings

If you are interested in Submarine Tailings Disposal and Deep-Sea Tailings Placement, please read on.

The DOSI WG on DSTP has joined forces with the IMO and the… 164 more words


More Gold Mining News

Commonwealth Silver and Gold Mining Inc. Announces Meeting of …
TORONTO, ONTARIO, Apr 23, 2015 (Marketwired via COMTEX) — Commonwealth Silver and Gold Mining Inc. ("Commonwealth Silver" or the "Company") is pleased to announce that a Special Meeting of…