UN: Better protections needed from mine water disastersThu, 16 Nov 2017 09:40:00 GMT
The iron-ore mine accident in Samarco, Brazil, for example, released some 40 million cubic meters of waste that polluted hundreds of miles of rivers and streams. The UNEP recommended governments and mining companies adopt a zero-failure goal for ...
China iron-ore, steel prices rise ahead of output curbsTue, 14 Nov 2017 12:23:00 GMT
Top steel cities Tangshan and Handan earlier ordered their steel mills to reduce capacity from the start of October, while more cities in smog-prone northern areas have issued alerts ahead of bouts of smog, asking steel mills to temporarily cut production ...
China's avg daily steel output falls in October m/m-stats bureauMon, 13 Nov 2017 19:20:00 GMT
Steel mills in big producing cities including Tangshan and Handan in Hebei province have been ordered to largely cut production in the winter months as the government tries to crack down pollution and clear its skies. The fall is within expectations due ...
Blue skies ahead as China embarks on an epic shutdown of heavy ...Sat, 11 Nov 2017 03:05:00 GMT
One executive at a private steel mill in Henan Province says his plant shut down in May 2016 to upgrade its pollution control systems to meet new national standards. The work was completed by July 2017, ready to restart operations in September. But the ...
Research details developments in the global bi-metal band saw ...Tue, 07 Nov 2017 23:26:00 GMT
Bichamp Cutting Technology (Hunan) holds a safe lead over other local brands by comprehensive ... Bi-metal band saw blade-related industries including high-speed steel and sawing machine (market size, competitive landscape, import & export); Global bi ...
Dalian iron ore rallies 6 pct as output curbs lift steelSun, 05 Nov 2017 23:34:00 GMT
To further curb pollution during winter, which lasts from November through March, Hebei would also limit steel and iron output by 50 percent in major producing cities including Tangshan, Handan and Shijiazhuang, Xinhua reported. The measures are in line ...
Church of England sets new bar for mining industry in wake of ...Sun, 05 Nov 2017 17:59:00 GMT
The dam belonged to an iron ore mine run by Samarco, a joint venture between FTSE 100-listed BHP Billiton, and Vale of Brazil. The industry needs to pay far greater attention to the safety of tailings dams, which pose very significant risks ...
China coal, iron ore futures extend gains as steel cuts fail ...Fri, 03 Nov 2017 15:02:00 GMT
Steel mills across China, particularly in the countrys biggest steel producing city of Tangshan, were expected to begin cutting production to meet air pollution reduction targets. However, Tangshan has ordered different levels of capacity cuts leading ...
China smog crisis: Beijing issues highest alert for upcoming ...Fri, 03 Nov 2017 10:34:00 GMT
The authorities in smog-blighted northern provinces such as Hebei, Henan, Shandong and Shanxi have urged their major industrial cities to slash steel output ahead of winter. This is a part of the Ministry of Environmental Protection's smog battle plan to ...
China's capital issues orange alert for upcoming smogThu, 02 Nov 2017 17:00:00 GMT
Authorities in smog-blighted northern provinces such as Hebei, Henan, Shandong and Shanxi have urged their major industrial cities to slash steel output ahead of winter, part of the Ministry of Environmental Protection's smog battle plan to cut levels of ...
Steel output at key Chinese producers falls in mid-Oct -CISAThu, 02 Nov 2017 15:59:00 GMT
Total average daily steel output in the worlds top producer reached 2.308 ... China has stepped up efforts to curb industrial production in some cities, including Handan, Tangshan and Taiyuan in the north, to fend off smog and clean its skies.
Ex-BHP Billiton executive Jimmy Wilson speaks out on Samarco ...Wed, 01 Nov 2017 15:59:00 GMT
Former BHP Billiton executive Jimmy Wilson has opened up about the soul-searching within the company over the Samarco mine disaster ... caused by the collapse of an iron ore tailings dam. I think that every single person at BHP Billiton, including ...
China steel futures rise ahead of output curbs by Tangshan cityTue, 31 Oct 2017 19:48:00 GMT
SHANGHAI, Nov 1 Reuters - Chinese steel futures rose on Wednesday as the top steelmaking city of Tangshan will start to curb its iron production capacity amid the government's push to fend off winter smog. Tangshan, in northern China's Hebei province ...
BHP, Vale get short extension on Brazil mine disaster settlementTue, 31 Oct 2017 01:00:00 GMT
Brazilian federal prosecutors in May last year served the joint partners in the Samarco iron ore mine with a 155 billion Brazilian real claim to pay for the social, environmental and economic costs of cleaning up the countrys worst environmental disaster.
Beijing still one of worst polluted cities in China despite smog ...Mon, 30 Oct 2017 07:31:00 GMT
Of 74 cities monitored by the ministry, Beijing, Tianjin, Zhengzhou in Henan province, Taiyuan in Shanxi and six cities in Hebei province including the steel producing city of Tangshan were Chinas most polluted cities last month, the ministry ...
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