Mining Deaths Drop to New Low in 2001
February 2002 by Associated PressFatal injuries at mines in the United States declined last year to a historic new low, according to preliminary data released January 3, 2002, by the Mine Safety and Health Administration (MSHA).
Gold is a fairly widespread mineral in the Italian Alps and in the Northern Apennines. It is found both in primary mineralization and in past and recent floods.
The fight over an agreement a northern Wisconsin town passed almost four years ago that endorsed a proposed underground zinc and copper mine near Crandon goes before a Dane County judge next month.
Ceremonies to induct 1999s nominees into the National Mining Hall of Fame will be held Sunday October 10,
1999 at the Adam's Mark Hotel in St. Louis, MO.
Canyon Resources Corporation recently offered to let environmental groups buy the mineral rights under nearly a million acres of land in western Montana.
Since 1993, US reliance on imports of raw and processed materials of mineral origin has increased more than seven fold.
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