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rio tinto finds lithium from the waste rocks

Rio Tinto finds critical mineral hiding in the desert

“A few years ago, we started looking into what metals we could extract from our waste,” said Alex, a Senior Engineer at Rio Tinto Boron operations in California, US. “We were looking...


NT mine threatens environmental and cultural carnage

Waste rock wrongly classified as harmless and a leaking dam could have a devastating impact on the local environment and community near the McArthur River Mine. Up to 22 sacred Indigenous sites and...


$3.6 billion Narrabri Gas Project under strict conditions

The New South Wales government’s Independent Planning Commission has imposed stringent conditions on its ‘phased’ approval of a multibillion-dollar coal seam gas field in north-western NSW. Santos...

Centerra Gold Waste rock dump incident

Two workers missing in waste rock dump incident

Two workers are missing feared dead following the movement of waste rock at a Canadian owned Gold-mining company (Centerra Gold) in Kyrgyzstan. Candian listed miner Centerra Gold Inc reported that...

AMSJ April 2022