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In the Witwatersrand goldfields, not far from bustling Johannesburg, South Africa, more than a century of mining has left the region littered with mounds of waste and underlain by a deep underground network of abandoned mine shafts, which are gradually filling with water.
TORONTO AND JOHANNESBURG, July 25, 2011 /PRNewswire/ - First Uranium Corporation (TSX: FIU), (JSE: FUM) (ISIN:CA33744R1029) ("First Uranium" or "the Company") announced today that the South African National Nuclear Regulator (the "NNR") issued a directive to Mine Waste Solutions to cease deposition of material on all of the existing tailings storage facilities, including the new life of mine tailings storage facility, citing alleged issues regarding pipeline maintenance and non-reporting.
CHLORIDE, AZ, July 11, 2011 /PRNewswire/ - Hondo Minerals Corporation (OTCBB: HMNC.OB) announced today that it has commenced production at its Tennessee Mine property in western Arizona.Â During the first half of the year, the company completed all work related to the construction of the plant structure, installed all equipment used for its innovative E-Leach extraction process, and completed all required training and regulatory approvals.Â The company is now processing ore from...
MIAMI, June 24, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Ensurge, Inc.
BEREA, Ky., June 21, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A new study conducted by Dr. Melissa Ahern at Washington State University, Dr. Michael Hendryx and others at WV University finds significantly higher rates of birth defects in mountaintop removal coal mining (MTM) areas.
MIAMI, June 20, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Ensurge, Inc.
MIAMI, June 17, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Ensurge, Inc. (OTCBB: ESGI), a U.S.
MIAMI, June 13, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Ensurge, Inc.
MIAMI, June 9, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Ensurge, Inc.(OTC Bulletin Board: ESGI) announces an Agreement with GlobalMin Guyana, Inc.
CHLORIDE, AZ, May 31, 2011 /PRNewswire/ - As an update, Hondo Minerals Corporation (OTC:BB HMNC), is pleased to announce that, as planned, it has completed the operation to produce ionized water which is the critical substance needed for the extraction of minerals as required by our process. The ionized water will be produced in a nearby offsite to be stored and available for immediate use following the anticipated Mining Safety and Health Administration (MSHA) training, inspection...
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