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Kyle Slaby bounds up the slope behind his house, stopping at the sandstone outcrop he hopes will save his family's farm...But these days there's more money a lot more in mining the sand below.
A Republican-backed bill that would protect existing sand mines from new restrictions would tie local government officials' hands and make it impossible to regulate the industry going forward, opponents told the Legislature's mining committees Monday.
The government has cleared Apex Mining Co. to re-start its operations after reporting a tailings spill last month at its Maco gold-silver mine in Compostela Valley. In a disclosure to the Philippine Stock Exchange Friday, Apex said the Mines and
In raids in the Central District on Monday morning police arrested 20 suspects they say made millions running a massive illegal sand mining operation in the Yavne dunes. The men were arrested following a drawn-out undercover investigation by officers
Beneath the controversy over Minnesota's first proposed copper mine lurks a hundred-million-dollar question: How much would it cost to protect the state from water pollution, environmental calamities and mining company bankruptcies that could occur
A southeastern Minnesota county is exploring a permanent ban on new frack sand mining. Houston County commissioners have voted to extend a moratorium on new sand mining through March 2015. County commissioners also are asking state officials for
49 New Delhi: The National Green Tribunal (NGT) today issued notice to all persons, named by Uttar Pradesh goverment as offenders indulging in illegal sand mining, asking why they should not be directed to pay compensation for unauthorised removal
The Hindu Karnataka PWD Minister Mahadevappa said that sand mining was posing environmental concerns and unlimited sand extraction cannot be permitted. File Photo Even as sand truckers continued their 27-day-old stir seeking permits for sand
A development with 900 apartments and townhomes and space for a restaurant, bank and shops could be built on property near Bellevue where coal was mined in the 1800s. A developer, AvalonBay Communities, has submitted plans for a planned community in
Mark Twain's explanation that a mine is just a hole in the ground with a liar standing next to it is a quote so brilliant and so often repeated that it's a shame he may never have said it. Its enduring popularity extends even to mining executives