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Kyrgyz Court Fines Canadian Gold Miner 2.5 Billion Euros

(Image courtesy of Centerra Gold BISHKEK – A court in Kyrgyzstan has fined Canadian-owned miner Koumtor Gold Company more than 2.5 billion Dollars for environmental pollution at the country’s biggest gold mine. Koumtor, part of Canada’s Centerra Gold group, was accused of stocking waste for years on two glaciers close ...

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Afghanistan gold mine collapse kills 30

KABUL: At least 30 people have been killed in the collapse of a gold mine in north-eastern Afghanistan, officials say. The collapse occurred in the Kohistan district of Badakhshan province. Villagers had reportedly dug a 60m (220ft) deep but makeshift shaft in a river bed to hunt for gold and ...

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Thirteen trapped underground at South African gold mine

Thirteen miners were trapped underground at a South African gold mine on Thursday after an earthquake that measured 2.2 caused a cave-in, mine operator Sibanye-Stillwater said. The firm said it had made contact with three of the workers trapped in the Masakhane mine west of Johannesburg and had mobilized rescue ...

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