Tag Archive | "Mine"

Thousands march in Romania against shale gas, gold mine

Sunday, October 27, 2013

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Thousands of Romanians rallied on Sunday against a controversial Canadian gold mine project and against shale gas exploration, in weekly demos that have turned into one of the country’s longest-running protests in years. The Daily Star >> Live News

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Romania’s spy agency monitors gold mine protests

Monday, September 30, 2013

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Romania’s domestic spy agency has been monitoring a planned Canadian gold mine for years, its chief acknowledged Monday, saying that some demonstrations against the project had been manipulated by people he called “eco-anarchists.” The Daily Star >> Live News

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Romania president says gold mine bill should be withdrawn

Monday, September 16, 2013

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Romanian president Traian Basescu on Monday urged the government to withdraw a disputed bill that would clear the way for a huge Canadian gold mine in Transylvania. The Daily Star >> Live News

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TO MINE ASTEROIDS, OR GO TO MARS, THAT IS NOT THE QUESTION. THE QUESTION IS HOW.

Wednesday, August 14, 2013

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It was bound to happen sooner or later: as people are homeless, as banksters and Wall Street weasels run roughshod over the people, Congressional Dummycrooks and Republithugs are debating over the Obama administration’s proposal to mine asteroids. In short, we’re being subjected to more cosmic-theater, colmplete with cute drawings of rockets with gigantic coffee cups, more »

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Grand Canyon uranium mine ignores Obama’s ban and prepares to re-open

Friday, May 3, 2013

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Despite the fact that Obama banned requests to mine for uranium in the Grand Canyon national park last year, Energy Fuels Resources is set to go ahead and reopen an old mine located just six miles from the popular South Rim entrance. WT news feed

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World’s Largest Wild Salmon Population Threatened by Giant Alaskan Mine.

Friday, May 3, 2013

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The EPA’s latest assessment states that the development of the mine would destroy as much as 4,800 acres of wetlands, and nearly 100 miles of streams, including the natural habitat of the 37.5 million sockeye salmon, the world’s largest wild salmon population) that travel each year to the Bristol Bay watershed to spawn. WT news more »

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Greece: Skouries Gold Mine: Clashes between residents & police, tear gas in school.

Thursday, March 7, 2013

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Broader clashes between angry residents and police started on Tuesday morning in Ierissos, Chalkidiki, the area where the disputed gold mining triggers tension. Greek media report that the residents started the incidents when they attempted to hinder police units from searching in some homes of the area. WT news feed

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A Gang of Greek Activists Torched the Skouries Gold Mine.

Wednesday, February 27, 2013

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In 2003 Hellenic Gold, followed by El Dorado, obtained the rights to mine the billions’ (£7.8 billions’) worth of gold and copper snoozing beneath the mountain area. The deal saw the Greek state receive just �11 millions’ (£9.5 millions’) worth of compensation for the mines, and, in addition to losing the government some money they more »

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France protects Niger uranium mine

Monday, February 4, 2013

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Niger has confirmed that French special forces are protecting one of the country’s biggest uranium mines. Islamist militants kidnapped five French workers from the mine in Arlit over three years ago, and only now they sent soldiers? bertb news feed

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U.S. new space firm announces plan to mine near-Earth asteroids

Sunday, January 27, 2013

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It is the second company with such an ambitious plan. Another venture, the Planetary Resources Inc of Seattle, jointly backed by Google founders and explorer and filmmaker James Cameron, went public with proposals for similar mission last year. WT news feed

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