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Norway's Yara acquires majority stake in Brazilian phosphate miner

Norwegian fertilizer producer Yara International ASA has agreed to acquire a 60 percent stake in Brazilian company Galvani Indústria, Comércio e Serviços S/A, expanding its interests in South America.

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Mine wastewater spills after dam failure

Billions of liters of wastewater and tailings sediment ended up in river systems after a tailings dam breach at Imperial Metals' Mount Polley mine in British Columbia on Monday morning.
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US copper mines face rising costs over water supply concerns

Mining companies across the United States are facing a serious challenge in securing water supply for their operations.
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Canadian mining company spills chemical into Columbia River

Canadian mining company Teck Resources has confirmed that up to 25,000 liters of chemical solution have leaked into the Columbia River from its smelter located in Trail, British Columbia.
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Canada pressed to adopt mining operations transparency legislation

Legislation aiming to improve the transparency and traceability of funds paid by mining companies to local governments is already in force in the United States and the European Union, but Canada lagging behind in adopting similar legislation.
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EPA slammed for spending $2.4 million on Pebble Mine review

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has been criticized after disclosing that it had spent $2.4 million on reviewing the proposed open-pit copper and gold Pebble Mine in southwest Alaska.
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US looks to tap rare earth elements

The United States and other countries are looking for ways to loosen China's grip on the industry by exploring options to produce rare earths.
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Minnesota county gives green light to silica sand mine

Winona County commissioners have approved a conditional use permit for the first operation to mine silica sand in the Minnesota county, despite concerns that operations may have a negative impact on the environment.
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Level Scanner

BinMaster Level Controls introduces the 3DLevelScanner HT for measuring the volume and mapping the material surface in bins, tanks and silos with high temperatures.
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