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60 Centuries of Copper: Early Copper Mining in Britain

Early Copper Mining in Britain. Because of its close association with tin in the mines, copper must almost certainly have been found in Cornwall at the same date, but how far it was exported, if at all, is uncertain. The Romans, for instance, could have had little need of it, since they possessed the abundant and more easily available supplies from Cyprus and Spain; while the Irish were ...

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Copper extraction - Wikipedia

Copper extraction refers to the methods used to obtain copper from its ores.The conversion of copper consists of a series of physical and electrochemical processes. Methods have evolved and vary with country depending on the ore source, local environmental regulations, and other factors.. As in all mining operations, the ore must usually be beneficiated (concentrated).

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This land is my land New Internationalist

More discarded mining equipment – from parts of a bucket-wheel excavator, to the massive wheels of mining dump trucks – pockmark the roadside like a trail of breadcrumbs leading to the mine. Before it closed, Panguna was the largest open-cut mine in the world. Some 2.5 kilometres wide and half a kilometre deep, it is marred by copper ...

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The Rebel Peace New Internationalist

But clearly the development of the Panguna copper mine, which began in 1972, congealed Bougainvillean desire for autonomy. In what was to become the archetypal indigenous anti-mining land-rights struggle and the loudest wake-up call for the industry in the world, locals protested for 16 years. But they could not stop a hole six kilometres wide and four kilometres deep being bored into the ...

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BBC - Earth - The ancient copper mines dug by children

21/04/2016  The first major copper mine in the British Isles emerged at Ross Island, in southwest Ireland, around 4,400 years ago. One of the reasons we know this is that artefacts like bone tools and ...

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Ethical perspectives on mining and the use of copper ...

Ethical perspectives on mining and the use of copper, bronze and brass This fact sheet provides some basic information on copper which is present throughout modern life (cars, computers, electricity etc), but also often used in sculptures, singing bowls and other ritual objects in the form of bronze (copper and tin alloy) and brass (copper and zinc alloy). Copper1 can be found throughout the ...

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List of COPPER mining companies. - 24hGold

13.1%: Silver Bull Resources, Inc. () Silver Bull Announces Maiden NI 43-101 Resource of 2.33 Million Ounces of Gold 476 Thousand Tonnes... 13.1%: Silver Bull Resources, Inc. () Silver Bull Announces Maiden NI 43-101 Resource of 2.33 Million Ounces of Gold 476 Thousand Tonnes... 13.1%: Silver Bull Resources, Inc. () Silver Bull Announces Maiden NI 43-101 Resource of 2.33 Million Ounces of ...

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Top Copper Stocks for Q1 2021 - Investopedia

03/12/2020  The company conducts copper and gold mining operations at the Oyu Tolgoi mine in southern Mongolia. For Q3 2020, Turquoise Hill reported a 26.4% year-over-year (YOY) increase in revenue as while ...

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List of copper mines in the United Kingdom - Mine

Gadair (Carmel Head, Great Carmel Point, Lodge, Monachdy, Mynachdy, Taldrws, Taldrwst) Copper Mine - United Kingdom / SH 2 albums / 0 photos / 0 photo votes / 0 documents / 0 notes Last modified - October 13 th 2015 by mikehiggins. Gallantry Bank Copper Mine - United Kingdom / SJ 2 albums ...

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Salvador Allende - Wikipedia

Salvador Guillermo Allende Gossens (US: / ɑː ˈ j ɛ n d eɪ,-d i /, UK: / æ ˈ-, aɪ ˈ ɛ n-/, American Spanish: [salβaˈðoɾ ɣiˈʝeɾmo aˈʝende ˈɣosens]; 26 June 1908 – 11 September 1973) was a Chilean physician and socialist politician, who served as the 28th

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Cananea: A Century of Internationalist Class Struggle

The following article is translated from a supplement to El Internacionalista published by our comrades of the Grupo Internacionalista in Mexico and distributed to miners in Cananea along with the accompanying article, “Mexican Miners Strike for Safety, Against Anti-Worker Attacks.”. June 1, 2006 marked the centenary of the copper mine strike at Cananea, in the northern Mexican state of ...

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Internationalist No. 29 Table of Contents

Cananea: A Century of Internationalist Class Struggle June 1, 2006 marked the centenary of the copper mine strike at Cananea. The conglomerate that now operates the mines, Grupo México, tried to prevent the commemoration; the militant miners of of Latin America’s largest copper mine responded by going on strike. Now they have gone on strike ...

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Protests at the mine - New Internationalist Easier English ...

They tried to stop the mining because a dam collapsed at Imperial Metal’s Mount Polley gold and copper mine in British Columbia. This was one of the worst environmental disasters ever in Canada. 15 million cubic metres of poisoned waste water rushed through the area. It killed animals and plants and poisoned rivers and land with arsenic and mercury. Now the same company - Imperial Metals ...

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Strike against Asarco copper enters second month -

16/11/2019  Asarco is part of the Mexican conglomerate Grupo Mexico, the third largest copper producer in the world through its stake in Asarco, the largest mining company in

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Risking fjords for profit? Norway’s dirty mining story ...

In the Repparfjord, in Finnmark, in the north east of Norway, a mining company Nussir ASA is planning a copper mine. The waste from the mine will be put in the fjord, a total of 30 million tonnes of mining waste over 20 years. Environmental groups are worried. Many marine research institutes say the plans are bad for the environment.

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Striking Arizona copper miners determined to continue ...

30/12/2019  The mine, which opened in 1880, extends for miles in each direction and contains one of the largest copper reserves in the US. Tanis, a miner with 38 years at Asarco, said: “We are fighting for ...

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Mining corruption: mugging on an international scale

13/06/2012  The report states that between September 2009 and July 2011, mining group Eurasian Natural Resources Corporation (ENRC) acquired over $2 billion of copper and cobalt mines in the DRC. The deals have seen ENRC make large payments to offshore and secretive shell companies associated with Mr Gertler. These offshore companies secretly snapped up prize mining assets at vastly

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Mining articles New Internationalist

The New Internationalist is an independent monthly not-for-profit magazine that reports on action for global justice. We believe in putting people before profit, in climate justice, tax justice, equality, social responsibility and human rights for all.

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The cost of mining in Latin America - New Internationalist ...

From New Internationalist Easier English Wiki. Jump to navigation Jump to search. The cost of mining in Latin America. The UN says we have 12 years to reach our climate goals. But three very big mining companies are extracting fossil fuels in Latin America. Marienna Pope-Weidemann and Sebastian Ordoñez Muñoz write. A family sits at a shelter for displaced people of the Bento Rodrigues ...

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Cananea: A Century of Internationalist Class Struggle

The following article is translated from a supplement to El Internacionalista published by our comrades of the Grupo Internacionalista in Mexico and distributed to miners in Cananea along with the accompanying article, “Mexican Miners Strike for Safety, Against Anti-Worker Attacks.”. June 1, 2006 marked the centenary of the copper mine strike at Cananea, in the northern Mexican state of ...

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Internationalist No. 29 Table of Contents

Cananea: A Century of Internationalist Class Struggle June 1, 2006 marked the centenary of the copper mine strike at Cananea. The conglomerate that now operates the mines, Grupo México, tried to prevent the commemoration; the militant miners of of Latin America’s largest copper mine responded by going on strike. Now they have gone on strike ...

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Mexican Miners Strike for Safety - Internationalist Group

The extraction of copper from this open-pit mine requires the successive crushing of the mountain’s rock into ever-finer particles. The accumulated dust produces a whole range of respiratory disorders, including silicosis, the miner’s scourge, and can cause lung cancer. Today, the technology exists that could allow the mines operate at high standards of safety. All it would require is ...

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The World of European Labour on the Northern Rhodesian ...

for copper had brought the Copperbelt in Northern Rhodesia (now Zambia) to global attention. This article explores the 1940 strikes and the subsequent deportation of two leaders of the white mineworkers’ union in 1942. These events offer a window into the world of the primarily English-speaking labour diaspora that linked mining centres around the world. The international links of the region ...

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Strike against Asarco copper enters second month -

16/11/2019  Asarco is part of the Mexican conglomerate Grupo Mexico, the third largest copper producer in the world through its stake in Asarco, the largest mining company in

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The biggest leak in the world? New Internationalist

Copper production is set to increase from around 180,000 tonnes to 750,000 tonnes per annum. It has been reported that the mine is already in the record books for all the wrong reasons, using so much water from the Great Artesian Basin that it is the largest industrial user

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Striking Arizona copper miners determined to continue ...

30/12/2019  The mine, which opened in 1880, extends for miles in each direction and contains one of the largest copper reserves in the US. Tanis, a miner with 38 years at Asarco, said: “We are fighting for ...

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NYC Picket Protests Repression Against Mexican Miners

The mine is part of the Grupo México, owned by the billionaire Germán Larrea, who also owns the coal mine at Pasta de Conchos, where 65 miners were buried alive in February 2006. The picket in New York is being called by the Internationalist Group, which in 2006 initiated a number of demonstrations in support of striking teachers in Oaxaca, in southern Mexico.

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The Christmas Eve Calumet massacre, 1913

22/12/2014  In July 1913, over 7,000 miners struck the CH Copper Mining Company in Calumet, Michigan. Strikers' demands included pay raises, an end to child labor, and safer conditions including an end to one-man drill operations, as well as support beams in the mines (which mine owners didn't want because support beams were costly but miners killed in cave-ins “do not cost us anything.")

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Mexico: Cananea Must Not Stand Alone! - Internationalist

The following is a translation of a leaflet distributed in the northern Mexican mining center of Cananea, Sonora on February 2 along with the accompanying article, “Cananea: A Century of Internationalist Class Struggle.” (Title photo: Guillermo Arías/AP) En español: México: ¡Cananea no debe estar sola! (1° de febrero de 2008)

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