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Gold One International given green light to transfer Megamine assets to Goliath Gold

Wotnews - Mineral Resources - Tue, 01/31/2012 - 10:57
Gold One International ( ASX: GDO ) and Goliath Gold Mining have received approval from the South African Department of Mineral Resources for the transfer of Gold One’s Megamine assets ...
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Xceed Resources delivers maiden thermal coal Reserve for Moabsvelden

Wotnews - Mineral Resources - Tue, 01/31/2012 - 09:38
Xceed Resources ( ASX: XCD ) has delivered a 43.8 million tonne initial Reserve for the 74% owned Moabsvelden thermal coal project in South Africa’s key coal region of Witbank. ...
Categories: Minerals News

Update: SWANA praises waste-to-energy plants in report

Waste & Recycling News - Tue, 01/31/2012 - 03:19
Jan. 30 -- The bankruptcy of Harrisburg, Pa., as a result of the debt on the city's waste-to-energy facility is an anomaly, and there are many fiscally successful WTE facilities throughout the country, the Solid Waste Association of North America said.

Video of Waste Management´s new Rotopress

Waste & Recycling News - Tue, 01/31/2012 - 03:12
Jan. 30 -- Waste Management Inc.´s new Rotopress pilot truck program leads this week´s "Curbside Live."

Police: Man found at Rumpke strangled, dumped

Waste & Recycling News - Tue, 01/31/2012 - 03:06
Jan. 30 -- The dead man discovered at a Rumpke Consolidated Companies Inc. transfer station in Columbus, Ohio, last week was murdered prior to being crushed by a garbage truck compactor, police said.

International Paper still working on DOJ hurdles over deal

Waste & Recycling News - Tue, 01/31/2012 - 02:52
Jan. 30 -- International Paper Co. and Temple-Inland Inc. are giving themselves more time to help resolve what they are calling federal concerns regarding International Paper´s buyout.

Cascades makes toilet paper from cardboard boxes

Waste & Recycling News - Tue, 01/31/2012 - 02:47
Jan. 30 -- Cascades Tissue Group expects to cut the overall environmental impact of recycled bathroom tissue through a new product that contains fiber from recycled cardboard boxes.

Recycling up 60% at Pennsylvania landfill

Waste & Recycling News - Tue, 01/31/2012 - 02:43
Jan. 30 -- Recycling has risen 60% at the Warren County landfill in Pennsylvania the last four years.

Alameda County, Calif., passes bag ban, fee

Waste & Recycling News - Tue, 01/31/2012 - 02:24
Jan. 30 -- A single use plastic bag ban has been approved in Alameda County, Calif., officials said.

Maine stores recognized for environmental efforts

Waste & Recycling News - Tue, 01/31/2012 - 02:20
Jan. 30 -- Two independent grocery stores in Maine have been named certified green grocers by the Maine Department of Environmental Protection, the agency said.

Wrap's guide to boost recycling for municipalities

Waste & Recycling News - Tue, 01/31/2012 - 02:06
Jan. 30 -- A new technical guide that aims to help local authorities increase plastic bottle recycling rates has been launched by the Waste & Resources Action Programme (Wrap).

France flouts packaging waste rules, EC says

Waste & Recycling News - Tue, 01/31/2012 - 01:58
Jan. 30 -- The European Commission is concerned that France has incorrectly implemented the definition of packaging and packaging waste in its national law, as required by EU waste legislation.

Olympic Dam expansion prompts highway upgrade

Wotnews - Mineral Resources - Mon, 01/30/2012 - 00:30
Minister for Mineral Resources and Energy Tom Koutsantonis said today the Stuart Highway will undergo the most extensive upgrade in decades in readiness for the Olympic Dam project.
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Update: Eiffel Tower worth $2.48 million in scrap

Waste & Recycling News - Sat, 01/28/2012 - 03:49
Jan. 27 -- The famed Eiffel Tower in Paris wouldn't be the biggest job scrap company Upstate Shredding-Ben Weitsman & Son has ever tackled, but the backlash would be monumental.

Update: Veolia's stock 'artificially inflated,' lawyer says

Waste & Recycling News - Sat, 01/28/2012 - 03:46
Jan. 27 -- Veolia Environnement S.A. is facing class action lawsuits after allegedly making false and misleading statements about its operations and prospects, according to a complaint filed in the United States District Court, Southern District of New York.

Londoners can get their news at the recycling bin

Waste & Recycling News - Sat, 01/28/2012 - 03:38
Jan. 27 -- News and recycling are coming together in London.

Neighbors complain about scavenging recyclables

Waste & Recycling News - Sat, 01/28/2012 - 03:32
Jan. 27 -- A Catonsville, Md., man is going through people's recycling on collection days and causing a nuisance.

Curbside recycling gains ground in North Carolina town

Waste & Recycling News - Sat, 01/28/2012 - 03:07
Jan. 27 -- Residents of Mooresville, N.C., have taken a liking to their curbside recycling program.

Kalaallit Nunaat - Country of the Greenlanders

Wotnews - Mineral Resources - Thu, 01/26/2012 - 06:02
As a general rule, the most successful man in life is the man who has the best information Greenland, the largest island in the world - Australia is considered a ...
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Garbage truck crash causes power outage

Waste & Recycling News - Sat, 01/21/2012 - 03:08
Jan. 20 -- A garbage truck crashed into a power pole on Jan. 19, resulting in a small fire that knocked out electricity in parts of Bay Point, Calif.