The United Nations Conference on Environment and Development, also known as the Rio Summit, Earth Summit (or, in Portuguese, Eco ‘92) was a major conference held in Rio de Janeiro from June 3 to June 14, 1992.
178 governments participated, with 118 sending their heads of state or government.Some 2,400 representatives of non-governmental organizations (NGOs) attended, […]
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Niger’s government is planning its first ever audit of mining and energy firms as foreign explorers flock to its expanses of mineral-rich desert, the West African country’s government said.
The world’s third largest uranium producer last year changed its mining law to allow the government to audit foreign firms, in line with the Extractive Industries Transparency […]
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The Philippines said on Thursday Australia’s Lafayette Mining Ltd. could restart its copper and zinc mine south of Manila immediately, more than a year after it was shut due to cyanide spills. “The mining operations can now proceed,” Environment and Natural Resources Secretary Angelo Reyes told a news conference.
Lafayette’s stock jumped 13 percent to A$0.13 on […]
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The Philippines’ long dormant mining sector is on the verge of taking off, with five of the world’s largest firms joining the rush to dig the country’s untapped mineral wealth, a senior official said on Thursday.
Environment and Natural Resources Secretary Angelo Reyes said he expected a mining boom in the country in 2008, despite the […]
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WESTERN province Governor Dr Bob Danaya has called for the immediate abolition of the Mineral Resource Authority (MRA). Dr Danaya said the setting up of MRA was improper and also criticised the Mining Department for the exploitation of landownersâ€™ mineral resources.
â€œParliament had bulldozed the legislation without any serious thought on the implications it would create on […]
January 2nd, 2007 Tags: James, law, local mining, local mining industry, mine, Miner, Mineral, Mines, mining, Petroleum, Resources
BUTUAN CITY – Tubay Parish priest Fr. Jenor Luis and the coalition against Tubay Mines said three mining firms in Barangay La Fraternidad, Tubay, Agusan del Norte continue to operate despite an order from Environment Secretary Angelo Reyes.
“You have to see for yourself since we are not allowed to pass to their roads anymore,” Luis […]
December 11th, 2006 Tags: Angelo Reyes, Bay, Bureau of Mines, Coal, Edgar, Environment, environmental law, Environmental Management Bureau, finance, Jr., Labor, law, local mining, local mining industry, Mali, Mayo, metal, mine, Mines, mining, Mobil, mobile phones, Oman, Paris, Power
ZIMBABWE’S mining sector remains very lucrative although proposed changes in mining laws have dampened enthusiasm for foreign investment, Chamber of Mines chief executive Mr David Murangari said this week.
Interest from external investors had also fallen sharply over the past five years although no statistics were immediately available. This, aided by the politics of economics, has […]
September 22nd, 2006 Tags: David Murangari, electricity, Energy, Great Dyke, Harare, local mining, Midlands, Ministry of Mines and Mining Development, nickel miner, RioZim, South Africa, The Herald, Zimbabwe