At least one miner has been killed in a blast in a separatist-controlled region of eastern Ukraine. At the time of the gas explosion, 20 people were
Brazil's Federal prosecutor have filed a 38 billion euro civil lawsuit against mining company Samarco and its owners, Vale and BHP Billiton, over a tailings dam disaster that causes massive pollution.
After 7 days and 320 km of walking, Romanian miners and energy workers have reached Bucharest. The march aimed to draw the government’s attention to
2015 was a grim year for mining company and commodity trader Glencore with profit down by almost a third as prices for copper, nickel, zinc, iron-ore and coal slumped to multi-year lows.
China expects to lay off 1.8 million workers in the coal and steel industries as it addresses overcapacity in bloated state enterprises amid slowing economic growth.
In eastern Germany some members of a little-known group claim they are being ethnically cleansed, not by militia groups, but by the coal mining
Peruvian police have destroyed dozens of illegal gold mining camps close to the Amazonian nature reserve. Peru raids illegal gold mines #video
With the news of late being dominated by a narrow range of security-related issues what is being called the worst environmental disaster in Brazil’s
Several people have been killed near the town of Mariana after a dam holding mining waste burst, engulfing houses and vehicles near the Germano mine