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First Quantum Mauritania mine up and running after strike
First Quantum Minerals Ltd. says workers at its mine in Mauritania are back to work after a 12-day strike. The Vancouver-based company temporarily suspended operations at the Guelb Moghrein copper-gold mine earlier this month because of the job action.
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First Quantum suspends work at Mauritania copper, gold mine
First Quantum Minerals has suspended operations at the Guelb Moghrein copper and gold mine in Mauritania, where days of worker protests over pay left one person dead over the weekend.
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ENRC secures licence for controversial Congo mine
L has bought a licence to operate the Frontier mine in Congo, a deposit held by Canada's First Quantum until it was confiscated two years ago and which has since been at the centre of controversy over the role of offshore companies in mining.
ENRC Buys Frontier License, Plans 92000 Tons of Copper Output  Bloomberg
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Zambian State to Seek as Much as 25% of New Mines, Minister Says
Companies including Canada's First Quantum Minerals Ltd. (FM), London-based Vedanta Resources Plc (VED) and Barrick Gold Corp.
Tamil Nadu Government's stand on sand quarrying challenged
Madurai: Organisations against exploitation of sand wealth from the Cauvery River have opposed Tamil Nadu government's contention that it did not require obtaining clearance from the Environment Ministry and Environmental Impact Analysis (EIA) ...
New lithography technique enables production of nanoscale patterns of titania ...
( -- Titanium dioxide, or titania, is an inorganic material commonly used as a whitening agent in food and toothpaste. It is also used as one of the main active ingredients in sunscreens.
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NASA's nuclear Mars tank prepares for high pucker-factor landing
... out how to best set up home on the unforgiving planet: the space-truck is equipped with a weather station, an instrument for monitoring high-energy radiation and an instrument that can detect soil moisture and water-containing minerals in the the ...
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Zambia To Increase Copper Output
Amongst the major investors which have injected funds into the sector include US $3 billion by First Quantum Minerals, $2 billion by Vendanta, $7.3 billion by Barrick Gold, as well as $1 billion by Chinese investors Nonferous Metal Mining Group.
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The Paralysed Security Situation - Who Is to Blame??
"At first, we thought Brima Acha Kamara (former Inspector General of Police) who succeeded the British man was loyal to the government of Ahmad Tejan Kabbah," an SLPP activist, Moray Vandi said.
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Discussing health and heart with Deepak Chopra
I first met this guru of mind-body medicine more than fifteen years ago in Los Angeles and interviewed him for my TV show. He is sharp-witted yet ... Salty: Salt is the flavor of ion producing minerals on the tongue. In the right dose salt adds flavor ...