Gold in them hills

The revival of Scotland's long-dormant gold-mining industry is underway, after officials gave the go-ahead to start work at a Highland mine.

US finds no pollution from Mexico mine spill

US environmental authorities have found no evidence of cross-border contamination from a toxic mine spill in northwestern Mexico, an official said Friday.

Even when it's sitting in storage, coal threatens human health

President Trump and his appointees have pledged to end what they call the "war on coal" – policies designed to reduce the health and environmental impacts from producing and burning coal, such as toxic air pollution and ...

Philippines says mine waste spill contained

A waste spillage at the Philippines' largest gold mine has been contained after the slime threatened to contaminate one of the country's largest rivers, the government said Saturday.

Reducing algal blooms with mining by-products

CSIRO research has shown that some mining by-products can be effective in preventing nutrients from entering river systems, thereby reducing the potential for algal blooms.

Geological information available at click of a button

Mining industry explorers, earthquake and climate change scientists and members of the public can now access a 'stack' of information about Australia's geology at the click of a button.

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