Davis attended every day of the two-month trial that he could, making a point to sit near Blankenship’s supporters. He wore the same outfit each day so Blankenship could better recognize him: a plaid shirt with a green jacket and an Under Armour hat. The one-year sentence handed down ― the maximum the judge could impose under the misdemeanor conviction ― infuriated Davis, considering Blankenship had been facing up to 30 years under the original charges. (The conspiracy charge was not directly linked to the disaster itself.) … [Read more...] about Don Blankenship’s Mine Took This Man’s Son, Brother And Nephew. Now Blankenship Wants His Vote.
Profitable mining 2018
The Obama administration specifically gave Energy Fuels room to grow, should the market one day provide the incentive to do so. Still, Utah’s Republican delegation accused him of an “unprecedented land grab” and vowed to lobby Trump to make things right. The president wasted little time answering their calls, stripping more than 1 million acres from Bears Ears, despite the pleas of tribes who fought for protections and the overwhelming public support for keeping the monument intact. In February, Energy Fuels Resources received federal approval to significantly expand the mine. … [Read more...] about Trump Opened Bears Ears Monument To Mining, So We Went To Stake A Claim
Jade is believed to be one of Myanmar's most profitable exports, worth billions of dollars. The jade industry was estimated to be worth about $31 billion in 2014, according to Global Witness, a London-based group that investigates misuse of revenues from natural resources. … [Read more...] about Myanmar Jade Mine Landslide: Over 50 Feared Dead, Rescuers Searching ‘Mud Lake’
The mine produced 814,040 tonnes of manganese ore in 2018, helping the company to double its yearly net profit to A$184.7 million ($124.75 million) in 2018, according to OM Holdings’ annual report published in April. … [Read more...] about Worker buried alive at open-cut manganese mine in Australia
There are legitimate purposes for this sort of embedded cryptocurrency mining – if it is disclosed to users rather than happening secretly. Salon, for example, is asking its visitors to help provide financial support for the site in one of two ways: Either allow the site to display advertising, for which Salon gets paid, or let the site conduct cryptocurrency mining while reading its articles. That’s a case when the site is making very clear to users what it’s doing, including the effect on their computers’ performance, so there is not a problem. More recently, a UNICEF charity allows people to donate their computer’s processing power to mine cryptocurrency. … [Read more...] about Cryptojacking spreads across the web