Mining experts on Tuesday reentered a coal mine shuttered for more than eight years after one of New Zealand’s worst industrial disasters killed 29 men, the government said, looking to investigate the cause and retrieve the remains of victims.
About $3 billion worth of projects in the domestic mining sector will be inaugurated in the year to March 2020, announced the head of the board of directors of the Iranian Mines and Mining Industries Development and Renovation Organization (IMIDRO).
The company behind a proposed coalmine in the Bylong Valley in New South Wales (NSW) claimed the project will make a ‘negligible contribution’ to global climate change, in a fresh submission responding to the historic Rocky Hill judgment.
Iran Minerals Production and Supply Company, a subsidiary of state-owned Iranian Mines and Mining Industries Development and Renovation Organization (IMIDRO), announced that it has signed a memorandum of understanding with an industry group Iran Mine House and a private company to develop six small-scale gold and copper mines.
North and South Korean troops began removing some of the land mines planted at their heavily fortified border on Monday, Seoul officials said, in the first implementation of recent agreements aimed at easing their decades-long military standoff.