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When much of Europe is turning against coal, Serbia is continuing to open new mines, often financed and built by China.
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Coal reserves in Upper Silesia, in the south of the country, are perceived as key to energy security and a patriotic alternative to gas and oil imported from Russia.
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The European Commission on Thursday unveiled plans to create domestic supply chains for raw materials, including lithium, seen as critical to the bloc's digital and green transition.
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More than 100 miners die in Myanmar jade mine landslide
"The jade workers were smothered by a wave of mud," the Myanmar Fire Service Department said on Facebook.
Coal mine workers make up a tenth of Poland's COVID-19 cases
Coal mining company JSW said on Monday that 2,771 COVID-19 infections had been detected at its Polish mines. The country has so far recorded 26,780 cases.
Was Bolivia's ousting of Morales a coup by the US for lithium?
Euronews worked with experts to debunk a conspiracy theory claiming the ousting of Morales was orchestrated by the United States to control the exploitation of lithium in the country.
Resource extraction, climate change and the right to live well ǀ View
Protecting the world’s remaining tropical forest cover from natural resource extraction is essential if the worst of climate change is to be avoided, and the rights of people who depend on those forests are to be respected.
Instagrammers fall ill after mistaking toxic dump for idyllic lake
Several people in Spain reported falling ill after bathing in Monte Neme — a toxic dump in Galicia, northern Spain — after mistaking it for an Instagram-friendly turquoise lake.
How technology is creating a safer and more environmentally friendly future for mining
Mining has traditionally been a dangerous activity with a heavy environmental cost. But European projects are helping to make it safer and cleaner, by taking existing technologies and applying them to the context of mining.
Europe's mining industry: Changing the way mines are excavated
A European research project in Kista in Sweden is working on a new instrument. The X-Mine European project hopes to reduce costs and time by using scanners and 3D technology.
Top 5 sustainable watch and jewellery brands
Labels with a strong moral and eco-friendly background that are honest about their supply chains.
Take a 360° tour of an Angolan diamond mine
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Peru installs military bases to protect the Amazon from ill
The South American nation has declared war on the illegal mining that has devastated large areas of the Amazon region.
Diamond Ambitions: Angola aims to boost gem production with freer market
In this episode, the Business Angola team visit Cuango in eastern Angola to get a rare glimpse at how diamonds are mined.
Brazil: Authorities end evacuation, second dam no longer at risk
At least 37 people have died in Brazil’s southeastern state of Minas Gerais after a dam burst on Friday at an iron ore mine, according to the local mayor.
How will miners rescue Spanish child trapped in well?
Euronews spoke to the former head of the mining group that will lead the final push in the mission to save a 2-year-old boy from a well in southern Spain
Chinese coal mine roof collapse kills 21: State media
An investigation into the accident in Shaanxi province has been launched.
At least 30 killed in gold mine accident
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