Tag: mines

Black Sea, explosion on a Greek ship: “A Russian mine hit”

Black Sea, explosion on a Greek ship: “A Russian mine hit”

A Panamanian-flagged cargo ship from a Greek aircraft carrier reportedly struck a “Russian naval mine” in the Black Sea while heading to a Ukrainian port on the Danube. This is what the Ukrainian military says, while the operator claims that it is still unclear what caused the “explosion” near the ship. “We still don’t know […]

New mines that will reduce the costs of electric cars: European plan is on the way

New mines that will reduce the costs of electric cars: European plan is on the way

Opening new mines by reducing bureaucracy. But we also encourage innovation, the development of alternative materials and recycling. And diversify the third countries from which to source. These are the main points of EU law on critical raw materials that have received the green light from member states and the European Parliament. The stated goal […]

Environmentalists blocked the road, a 77-year-old young man got out of the vehicle with a gun: He shot and killed two people

Environmentalists blocked the road, a 77-year-old young man got out of the vehicle with a gun: He shot and killed two people

An old man shot two environmentalists who were blocking the highway along with other protesters. The incident took place in Panama; An American has been arrested after shooting and killing two people who stopped his car and other motorists passing through Central America. This action was captured on camera, which showed disturbing images. The footage […]

Environmentalists blocked the road: 77-year-old woman got out of the car with a gun and shot and killed

Environmentalists blocked the road: 77-year-old woman got out of the car with a gun and shot and killed

An old man shot two environmentalists who were blocking the highway along with other protesters. The incident took place in Panama; An American has been arrested after shooting and killing two people who stopped his car and other motorists passing through Central America. This action was captured on camera, which showed disturbing images. The footage […]

Mines in Italy to reopen by the end of 2023

Mines in Italy to reopen by the end of 2023

Adolfo Urso, Minister of Business and Made in Italy, draws attention to the critical situation of the supply of critical raw materials in the Old Continent and in our region and promises a return in the mines by the end of the year. “The risk of supplying critical raw materials, that is, non-energy and non-agricultural […]

Italian mines that the government wants to reopen

Italian mines that the government wants to reopen

The treasures are underground but have not been touched for over 30 years, because until now it has been cheaper to import them from abroad. But now, thanks to international turmoil (China takes the lead) and the ecological and digital transition, Italy wants to take the digging again and bring them back to light. To […]

From China to Turkey via Congo: Countries on which the EU is dependent on raw materials

From China to Turkey via Congo: Countries on which the EU is dependent on raw materials

It’s not just China. The Asian giant, which is the undisputed world champion in the extraction and processing of rare earth elements, is not included in the list of countries on which the EU is dependent on raw materials. So far, dependency has not created major problems for Europe, which prefers to devote itself only […]

People still die from mines in the Balkans

People still die from mines in the Balkans

More than 30 years have passed since the outbreak of the wars that led to the dissolution of the former Yugoslavia, but people are still dying from anti-personnel mines in the Balkans. Demining operations have not been fully completed due to political delays as well as lack of funds, and as such there are hundreds […]

Radioactive capsule found falling from a truck on the highway

Radioactive capsule found falling from a truck on the highway

Alarm cleared. A radioactive capsule was found that disappeared from a truck in Australia last week. Local authorities announced that they had “literally found a needle in a haystack”. In fact, it’s a tiny 8 by 6 millimeter, but potentially deadly, object. It contains cesium-137, a highly radioactive substance used in mining equipment that can […]

“Radioactive capsule scattered on the highway”

“Radioactive capsule scattered on the highway”

Rio Tinto company admitted it lost a radioactive capsule that may have fallen from a truck on the Australian highway. Radiation fears have grown in much of the state of Western Australia, as it is unclear where and how the radioactive capsule, part of an indicator used to measure the density of iron ore at […]

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