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  • 25 Jul 2019- 08:06 by Local Press Report SANTIAGO AFP From the sky, the glistening emerald ponds of northern Chile are almost beautiful, but closer to the ground they harbor an ugly and dangerous secret: the reservoirs, filled with toxic waste from the country's mining industry, are ticking
  • 22 Apr 2019- 07:31 by OOSKAnews Correspondent NAIROBI, Kenya Multinational Tullow Oil is continuing negotiations to secure a water rights deal with officials of Turkana County in northern Kenya, for Kenya's first oil project, with a final investment decision expected by the end of the year.
  • 26 Mar 2019- 06:07 by Local Press Report SANTIAGO Mining News Agency Antofagasta needs access to water for the future development of its Zaldivar copper deposit, which is near BHP`s Escondida mine, the world`s largest copper mine. Zaldivar`s size, however, does not justify investing in its own
  • 29 Sep 2016- 07:14 by OOSKAnews Correspondent TAIPEI, Taiwan Taipei on September 27th halted water withdrawals from reservoirs supplying the city after heavy rains and mudslides brought by Typhoon Megi caused high turbidity levels. The storm has killed four people and injured 329 others. According
  • 31 Aug 2016- 05:21 by OOSKAnews Correspondent NAIROBI, Kenya Increasing levels of pollution in rivers threaten the health and livelihoods of some 323 million people in Africa, Asia and Latin America, according to a new report by the United Nations Environment Program (UNEP). The report, “ A
  • 17 Jun 2016- 11:26 by OOSKAnews Correspondent HA TINH, Vietnam Taiwan-based Formosa Plastics Group is postponing the opening of its steel mill in Vietnam’s Ha Tinh province, in the wake of a national scandal over the role of industrial pollution in a series of recent mass fish deaths. The Taipei
  • 31 Mar 2016- 08:20 by Local Press Report SANTIAGO Desalination & Water Reuse Quarterly Mining firm White Mountain Titanium Corporation has secured a US$ 2 million debt funding agreement with private equity firm Nexo which included an exclusive development rights agreement relating to a
  • 25 Feb 2016- 09:27 by Local Press Report NAIROBI Daily Nation Kenya Pipeline Company (KPC) has distanced itself from the oil spill affecting water wells in Maili Nne area in Eldoret saying the affected areas are "too far" from its facilities. KPC Acting Managing Director Joe Sang said a
  • 10 Feb 2016- 10:09 by Local Press Report SANTIAGO Reuters Anglo American Plc said on Tuesday that a milling plant at its Los Bronces copper mine in Chile remained closed after a leak was detected on Sunday in a pipe carrying ground ore mixed with water. The company said in a statement that the mine
  • 24 Nov 2015- 11:18 by OOSKAnews Correspondent TAIPEI, Taiwan About 100 protesters, most of them farmers from the Lujhu and Hunei districts of Kaohsiung, held protests this week against a plan to build a new wire and screw production facility in Hunei. The protesters, as well as some
  • 17 Nov 2015- 12:05 by OOSKAnews Correspondent SANTIAGO, Chile Water availability in central Chile could drop by 10 percent by 2030, according to a new report released last week by NGO Fundacion Chile. The report, developed during the first 10 months of this year, sought to determine the water
  • 30 Sep 2015- 10:05 by OOSKAnews Correspondent TAIPEI, Taiwan A panel of judges with the Kaohsiung branch of Taiwan's High Court on September 29th found Advanced Semiconductor Engineering Inc. (ASE) and four company employees not guilty of releasing untreated industrial wastewater into the
  • 29 Sep 2015- 08:37 by Local Press Report TAIPEI China Post Much of Taipei was in lockdown mode as Typhoon Dujuan made landfall yesterday, pounding the island's north with heavy rain and winds, with the city implementing halts to water drawing from reservoirs to guard existing drinking water
  • 20 Aug 2015- 08:45 by Local Press Report SANTIAGO PR Newswire White Mountain Titanium Corporation announced yesterday the signing of a letter of intent with Nexo Capital Partners, LLC to fund, construct and manage a desalination plant which forms part of White Mountain's Cerro Blanco mining
  • 7 Jul 2015- 11:35 by OOSKAnews Correspondent SANTIAGO, Chile Chile's state-owned copper mining company CODELCO said last week that the government is studying an agreement with miner Anglo American for a $60 million USD project to build two water pipelines at its Los Bronces mine in the Atacama

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