Posts Tagged ‘mines’

Salt of the Earth: A Look Inside the Ancient Mines of Mali (Video)

The salt mines of Mali have been in operation for centuries and offer a glimpse into a way of life that has remained largely unchanged for over a thousand years. Read more Section:  News Ancient Places Africa Videos Read Later  Source

Mines and unexploded ordnances: Ukraine’s other enemy

Since the beginning of the war, at least 758 civilians have died in Ukraine due to explosions caused by mines. Source

Volkswagen to Invest in Mines in Bid to Become Global Battery Supplier

BERLIN—Volkswagen plans to invest in mines to bring down the cost of battery cells, meet half of its own demand and sell to third-party customers, the carmaker’s board member in charge of technology said. Its strategy aligns with a wider trend of carmakers seeking greater control over parts of the supply chain traditionally left to […]

AOC Insists There Are No Hysterectomies Performed On Minors Because Most Of Them Are Too Busy In The Mines

WASHINGTON, D.C. — During a tense Congressional Hearing, deductive polymath Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez put a widespread conspiracy theory to rest when she vocally insisted that there were no hysterectomies being performed on minors because most of them are too busy working in the mines anyway. The truth-filled gavel drop utterly destroyed the claim by conservatives […]

5,000 idle mines exist across Iran

TEHRAN – Deputy Industry, Mining and Trade Minister Reza Mohtashami-Pour said there are 12,000 mines across the country of which 5,000 are currently not active, IRNA reported. Source

Russia threatens to blow up Ukraine Dam with Mines

    Russia has mined a huge hydroelectric dam in southern Ukraine in a plot to unleash a devastating flood, officials in Kyiv have warned. Moscow’s ‘nuclear blackmail’ had failed and the Kremlin was now resorting to new scare tactics, the head of the Ukrainian presidential office Andriy Yermak said last night. ‘Ukraine will not […]

‘Reckless’ coal companies moving forward with new mines and plants, report finds

The majority of the new mining projects being planned were in China, India, Australia, Russia and South Africa. Source

New underwater drones able to explore and map shallow waters for mines in Belgium

On the Belgian naval base of Zeebrugge, a team of demining experts are testing the sonar capabilities of Remus, a yellow submarine-looking craft, Belgium’s new tool in hunt for mines. The underwater drone called Remus is able to explore and map shallow waters where conventional ships cannot go.

Vast Roman-Period Emerald Mines Revealed in Egyptian Desert

A topographic scan of emerald mines in Egypt’s Eastern Desert has revealed scores of time locked chambers, tunnels and sacred spaces dating to the Graeco-Roman and Byzantine periods. Emerald mines produce green emeralds, the mystical transparent green variety of beryl, which was one of the ancient god stones of the ancient world associated with the […]

Rajasthan’s open mines invite disaster

  In March 2020, while activity of all kinds came to a standstill across the country due to the Covid lockdown, the impact was negligible on one industrial sector in Rajasthan – mining. After a 10 day shut down in April 2020 initially,  the state government gave permission for mining, a sign of the enormous […]

Coal Mines Making Comeback as Biden and Company Head to Climate Change Summit

Next week President Joe Biden and 13 members of his cabinet will fly to Glasgow, Scotland, to attend the United Nation’s climate summit where he and other world leaders will vie to make the greatest commitments to fight so-called climate change. The trip comes as domestic crises continue and the coal industry that Barack Obama […]

670 idle mines revived since late March 2019

670 idle mines revived since late March 2019 – Tehran%20Times TEHRAN – The director of the Iranian Industry, Mining, and Trade Ministry’s plan for reviving and developing small mines has said over 670 idle mines have been revived in the country since the launch of the program in late March 2019 until September 22, 2021. […]

Rockets, mines, machine guns stolen from Israel military bases

Weapons worth $15 million have been stolen from Israeli army bases, including rockets, rocket launchers, mines and machine guns, local media revealed yesterday. A report published by the Israeli newspaper Haaretz showed that hundreds of guns, nearly 50 rocket launchers and numerous other types of weaponry were stolen between 2013 and 2020. Citing official figures […]

On Rituals And Revolutions In The Mines Of Bolivia

Above photo: Musician wearing a miner’s hat during the Carnival of Oruro in Bolivia’s tin mining center. sunsinger / The rituals and celebrations of Bolivia’s miners created spaces for radical organizing and helped build solidarity during the 1952 National Revolution. The small K’illi K’illi park sits at the top of one of the hillsides […]

New Evidence Places King Solomon’s Mines In Tarshish — Modern Spain

Archaeologists have struggled in vain to find conclusive proof that King Solomon actually existed — and with no inscriptions or remnants of the magnificent palace and temple he is supposed to have built in Jerusalem 3,000 years ago, the Israelite king has sunk into the realm of myth: Now British marine archaeologist Dr Sean Kingsley […]

Stop Kulda Mines Expansion

To, The Union Minister of Environment, Forests and Climate Change, Govt. of India, New Delhi The Union Minister of Tribal Affairs, Govt. of India, New Delhi The Chief Minister of Odisha, CMO, Bhubaneswar Subject: Halt the Expansion of the Kulda Mines, Odisha; Safeguard the Land and Livelihoods of Adivasis and Ensure Compliance with Environmental Norms. […]

40 idle mines revived in Sistan-Baluchestan Province

TEHRAN- As announced by a provincial official, 40 idle mines have been revived in Sistan-Baluchestan Province, in the southeast of Iran, since the beginning of the current Iranian calendar year (March 20, 2020). Mandana Zanganeh, the deputy governor-general of the province for economic affairs, said that there are currently 384 active mines in the province, […]

Painful transition? Poland agrees to phase out coal mines by 2049

Coal mining has long been considered the pride of Poland. It is responsible for 80% of the country’s electricity production, according to 2018 figures, and employs around 80,000 people, down from 400,000 in 1990. Coal reserves in Upper Silesia, in the south of the country, are perceived as key to energy security and a patriotic […]

YouTube is not safe for your children: The video platform "data mines" information from its young users

(Natural News) Facebook has been at the center of controversy lately for, among other things, acquiring the personal data of users without their knowledge or consent and then distributing that information to third parties. But as it turns out, Mark Zuckerberg and his team aren’t the only ones making headlines for illegal […]

Israel removes mines to expand illegal West Bank settlement

Israeli Defence Ministry has started to clear its own landmines from Palestinian-owned land adjacent to illegal settlement of Karnei Shomron near Qalqiliya, the Jerusalem Post revealed on Monday. The clearance programme, which started early this month, is expected to last two months. More than 2,200 landmines are believed to have been laid in the area, which covers […]

Senate Mines Free Speech Violence On College Campuses

No one was injured last week when a campus protest against white nationalist leader Richard Spencer ended in gunfire, but the growing number of free-speech clashes in higher education drew a critical eye Thursday by Congress. “When does protected speech cross the line to unprotected incitement of violence?” asked Sen. Maggie Hassan, D-N.H., this morning […]

Bolivians Are Braving Land Mines And The World’s Driest Desert To Get Into Chile

By Jon Hernandez, Ahmed Najdat, and Michelle Ghoussoub When Guadalupe left her home in Bolivia, she hoped she would find a better life for her family. She settled on the outskirts of Arica, a major port in the north of Chile on the border with Peru, where she lives with her husband and three children. […]

Ex Wife Says That Orlando Shooter Omar Mateen Had ‘Gay Tendencies’

It has been suggested that Orlando nightclub shooter Omar Mateen may have been gay and struggling with his identity. According to his wife he had gay friends and visited the nightclub frequently before massacring 49 people there at the weekend in the deadliest mass shooting in U.S. history. What motivated the American born terrorist is […]

Killer of 2 French police officers was previously sentenced on terrorism-related charges – report

Forty-two year-old police officer Jean-Baptiste Salvaing was stabbed at least nine times, and his partner was also killed. The attacker was identified by the media as 25-year-old French citizen Larossi Abballa. “I am thinking of those who knew these two police officers and this child found by RAID [an elite police unit] after the assault,” […]

Swedish social workers lack strategy to deal with radicalized youths – govt survey

Researchers from the government surveyed social workers in 220 municipalities and cities across Sweden. Of those, they identified 39 locations where staff said they had been working with young people at risk of or already turning to extremism. In 25 locations, children under the age of 18 were included in that group. However, staff working […]

Over 80 dead in temple fire in South India after firecrackers cause ‘massive blast’

The fire broke out at Puttingal Temple in the town of Paravur early on Sunday, India Today said, reporting that the devastating blaze has completely destroyed the building. Police have confirmed the death toll to local media. Local TV channels blamed the accident on firecrackers used in temple celebrations, according to Indian Express. It has […]

Heart Consciousness the Next Frontier in Brain and Neuroscience

Dr. Fahad Basheer, ContributorWaking Times During organ transplantation there have been numerous reports of emotions, memories and experiences being transferred along with organ which is been transplanted from donor to the recipient. Dr. Pearsall, an American cardiologist, has collected the cases of 73 heart transplant patients and 67 other organ transplant […]

Michigan Officials Quietly Gave Bottled Water To State Employees Months Before Flint Residents

John Whitaker, executive director of Midwest Food Bank, carries a case of water that was donated to Flint residents on January 27. CREDIT: AP Photo/Darron Cummings The Michigan Department of Technology, Management & Budget decided to haul water coolers into the Flint state building in January of 2015 out of concern over the city’s water quality, […]

Congo Government Shuts Off Internet Service to Squash Protests

The government of the Republic of the Congo has apparently cut access to the main internet service provider in the midst of widespread protests, according to an internet monitoring firm. Congo Telecom, or Congotel, the incumbent fixed line provider, went completely dark on Tuesday, according to Dyn, a company that monitors global […]

Congo Government Shuts Off Internet Service to Squash Protests

The government of the Republic of the Congo has apparently cut access to the main internet service provider in the midst of widespread protests, according to an internet monitoring firm. Congo Telecom, or Congotel, the incumbent fixed line provider, went completely dark on Tuesday, according to Dyn, a company that monitors global […]

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