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  1. Kazakh Court Nullifies Mining Company's Fine for Tailings Dam

    24 Mar 2014- 10:14 by Local Press Report LONDON Alliance News GoldBridges Global Resources PLC Monday said a Kazakhstan Appeals Court has ruled in favour of annulling an environmental fine of KZT1.4 billion, about GBP4.7 million at current exchange rates, ...

    Local Press Report - 03/24/2014 - 10:29

  2. Kazakhstan’s Suzdal Gold Plant Achieves Efficiency Targets With Water Treatment Process

    13 Dec 2013- 09:51 by Local Press Report ASTANA Mining Weekly The Aster process is an aerobic, micro-biological thiocyanate and cyanide treatment process, which enables gold producer Nordgold’s Suzdal plant, located in Kazakhstan, to achieve a number of ...

    Local Press Report - 12/13/2013 - 09:51

  3. Toxic Mining Spill in Mexican River

    31 Aug 2010- 21:51 by OOSKAnews Correspondent GUADALAJARA, Mexico More than 2 million tons of sludge and mining waste carrying mercury, lead, arsenic and other toxic elements from Grupo Mexico's Bolanos mine spilled into the Bolanos River in Jalisco ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 05/21/2013 - 21:51

  4. Mining Company Fined Over Tailings

    27 Jul 2010- 20:29 by Local Press Report PERU, RENO, NV Mineweb Peru's National Water Authority fined the Empresa Miner a Caudalosa Chica mining company $12.7 million USD for environmental damage caused by the collapse of Caudalosa's tailings ...

    Local Press Report - 01/13/2011 - 14:00

  5. Project Will Restrict Water Used in Mining Operations

    15 Jul 2009- 16:02 by Local Press Report Guyana, STARBROEK Starbroek News (Guyana) A recently unveiled water and tailings management project will restrict mining operations to mining pits. The project includes construction of dams, and primary and ...

    Local Press Report - 01/13/2011 - 15:00

  6. Remediation of Sillamae Tailings Pond Complete

    19 Nov 2008- 13:48 by Local Press Report TALLINN, Estonia Estonian Ministry of the Environment Ten years of remediation work on the radioactive tailings pond in Sillamae were completed late last month. The project was a cooperative effort of Estonia, the ...

    Local Press Report - 01/13/2011 - 21:00

  7. Kyrgyzstan Concerned Over Threat From Radioactive Tailings

    29 Apr 2008- 06:52 by OOSKAnews Correspondent BISHKEK, Kyrgyzstan- Kyrgyz Prime Minister Igor Chudinov said in mid-April that his government wants to make the process of land recultivation "more economically attractive" so that Kyrgyzstan can ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 01/14/2011 - 15:00

  8. Concerns Growing Over Contamination From Mines in South Africa

    24 Feb 2008- 22:06 by OOSKAnews Correspondent JOHANNESBURG, South Africa- South Africa's government is under pressure to address the threat of water contamination from the country's mining industry. But it's not clear whether the government ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 01/14/2011 - 16:00