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  • 19 May 2020- 11:31 by Local Press Report Mexico CITY Mining.com The Mining, Metallurgical, Siderurgical and Similar Workers Union of the Mexican Republic, known as Los Mineros, has accused Minera Adularia Exploración, a mining company linked to New York-based The Electrum Group of polluting the
  • 27 Dec 2019- 07:07 by Local Press Report MEXICO CITY Fronteras Mexican Secretary of Environment Victor Toledo promised to transform the Sonora River Valley from the site of a disaster into a region of hope. In August 2014, Grupo México’s Buenavista copper mine spilled nearly 11 million gallons of
  • 29 May 2019- 10:50 by Local Press Report MEXICO CITY El Universal Ongoing stoppages at Newmont Goldcorp Peñasquitgold mine in Mexico are costing millions every day to both public coffers and the company, a Mexican minister said on Thursday, urging a solution that will restart operations. He did not
  • 21 Feb 2019- 09:06 by Local Press Report MEXICO CITY Bloomberg News Mexico’s national oil company, Petroleos Mexicanos, got the go-ahead to use hydraulic fracturing for up to eight exploratory wells to tap into the country’s natural gas reserves, raising the question of whether further use of the
  • 16 Nov 2018- 13:31 by Local Press Report MEXICO CITY UrduPoint Illegal armed groups have damaged Colombia's second largest oil pipeline of Cano-Limon Covenas, the Colombian Ecopetrol energy giant said late on Tuesday. As a result, three channels in the northwestern province of Arauca have been
  • 12 Jul 2016- 09:30 by Local Press Report MEXICO CITY teleSUR While nearly 14 million Mexicans do not have taps in their home, transnational mining corporations suck up billions of gallons of the precious resource. Over 400 mines in Mexico use enough water to meet the annual needs of 3.2 million
  • 27 Apr 2016- 08:16 by Local Press Report MEXICO CITY Xinhua Chinese and Mexican authorities met on Monday to discuss the renewal of a memorandum of understanding, signed in 2011, to strengthen cooperation on the management of water resources. The agreement covers the exchange and cooperation on
  • 25 Jan 2016- 08:24 by Local Press Report MEXICO CITY Mexico News Daily Oil and gas thieves have plenty of Pemex pipelines to choose from, but transporting the stolen fuel is another issue. So in Puebla they’ve identified a ready supply of suitable vehicles: water trucks. Access Innovation,
  • 29 Aug 2014- 09:47 by Local Press Report MEXICO CITY The Wall Street Journal Petróleos Mexicanos said Thursday about 90% of the crude oil spilled into a river in northern Mexico had been removed but the cleanup effort will take another eight weeks. Pemex, as the state-owned oil company is known,
  • 18 Aug 2014- 10:13 by Local Press Report MEXICO CITY Associated Press Eighty-eight schools in a northern Mexico state will not open Monday along with the rest of the country because of the danger of water contaminated by the spill of 10 million gallons (40,000 cubic meters) of acids from a copper
  • 23 Jul 2012- 09:52 by Local Press Report Mexico, TETELA DE OCAMPO Fox Business Latino A peasant town in central Mexico has declared war on the world's richest man, Carlos Slim, to prevent him from operating a gold and silver mine that threatens the environment. The precious metals are in La
  • 31 May 2012- 09:36 by Local Press Report OTTAWA, ONTARIO Marketwire Communal landowners from the Ejido "La Sierrita" and workers from La Platosa mine in Durango, Mexico have filed a complaint against Excellon Resources under the OECD Guidelines for Multinational Corporations with

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