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Mining industry equipment suppliers see modest gains

To long-time industry vendors, this recovery does seem different
May 20, 2014
The mining industry has it all. Its highly speculative endeavors require huge capital investment for technology-driven, remote-area operations that entail substantial safety and environmental concerns.
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Veolia outlines strategic move towards mining industry

April 16, 2014
French water and environmental services giant Veolia Environnement SA is looking to increase its share of sales to the mining industry.
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From Finland to the world

Heavy-duty valve, pump maker plans further geographic and product line expansion
February 4, 2014
The thing we call globalization was early taken advantage of – was in fact first accomplished by – industrial mega-corporations with the means to distribute product worldwide. The next step taken was to position productive capacity in regional configurations.
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British mining company takes US government to court over uranium mining

July 1, 2013
British mining company Vane Minerals has started legal action against the U.S. government over its decision to impose a moratorium on new mining operations for 20 years on more than 1 million acres outside the Grand Canyon.
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Mining companies to be forced to disclose payment details

June 21, 2013
Canada is introducing mandatory payment disclosure rules for mining companies in a bid to increase transparency in transactions and business operations.
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EPA deems Alaska copper mine harmful to local ecosystem

May 8, 2013
The EPA estimated that a mining operation similar to plans to dig the large open-pit Pebble Mine at Alaska's Bristol Bay region could destroy up to 90 miles of salmon and trout spawning streams.
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Colorado molybdenum mine project gets approval from US Forest Service

May 6, 2013
Federal approval from the U.S. Forest Service has been granted to U.S. Energy Corporation's molybdenum mine planned to open on Mount Emmons, near Crested Butte, Colo.
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Mining companies seek permission to extract uranium from Navajo territories

March 5, 2013
U.S. uranium mining companies are still interested in developing mining operations in New Mexico land occupied by the Navajo Nation, as estimates suggest there might be up to 70 million tons of naturally occurring uranium buried underground.
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US mining industry hopeful for 2013

January 30, 2013
Speaking at press conference at the U.S. National Mining Association's (NMA) headquarters in Washington, D.C., on Jan. 28, NMA president and CEO Hal Quinn stated that global demand for coal and other natural resources will do the industry good.
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Anglo American launches major automation plan

January 15, 2013
The National Robotics Engineering Center (NREC) at Carnegie Mellon University (CMU) is working with one of the world's biggest mining companies, UK-based Anglo American plc, on the development of innovative robotic technologies for mining.
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