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Clashes erupt in Bolivia

Miners’ protest over “neoliberal” agenda of Bolivian President Evo Morales ends in clashes with several people injured and hostages taken.

Miners’ protest over “neoliberal” agenda of Bolivian President Evo Morales ends in clashes with several people injured and hostages taken.

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Several trapped, 1 dead, in eastern Ukraine mine blast

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

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

Business

Brazil: dam collapse lawsuit seeks billions from mining companies

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.

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.

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I would walk 200 miles... Marching Romanian miners reach Bucharest

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

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

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Romanian miners march to Bucharest

The workers from state-controlled energy company started the 300km walk from Targu Jiu to the capital on Monday to protest against a proposed layoff.

The workers from state-controlled energy company started the 300km walk from Targu Jiu to the capital on Monday to protest against a proposed layoff.

Business

Commodity markets rout slams miner Glencore's profit

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.

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.

Europe

EU ministers fret over Chinese steel 'dumping'

The EU needs to tighten up its anti-dumping rules to protect its steel industry from cheaper Chinese imports. That’s according to some EU trade

The EU needs to tighten up its anti-dumping rules to protect its steel industry from cheaper Chinese imports. That’s according to some EU trade

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China to lay off 1.8 million coal and steel workers to cut overcapacity

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.

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.

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Rescue operation for trapped miners halted

The Russian government has confirmed that rescue operations have been halted after further blasts at a mine inside the Arctic Circle. claimed six lives.

The Russian government has confirmed that rescue operations have been halted after further blasts at a mine inside the Arctic Circle. claimed six lives.