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Czech town in the path of coal excavators

Considering the carbon emissions from coal, one might imagine expansion of opencast coal mining in Europe to be unthinkable. But this could happen in the Czech Republic, if limits from the early 1990s are lifted. "If you look at this opencast mine, there are two thoughts that spring to mind," says Greenpeace energy campaigner Jan Rovensky as he gazes out…

Deutsche Welle

New holding company for mining industries approved

Minister of Industry and Foreign Trade Hatem Saleh approved the establishment of a mining holding company at the opening ceremony of the National Vision for Mining Wealth Conference held Tuesday. According to government officials, the move toward establishing a holding company for mining is proposed to boost investment in Egypt’s mining sector and expand mining …

Islam Serour

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