Mining

Earthquake of magnitude 6.8 strikes near coast of northern Chile

Earthquake of magnitude 6.8 strikes near coast of northern Chile

Published 01/09/2020

(Reuters) - A magnitude 6.8 earthquake struck near the coast of Northern Chile on Tuesday, the GFZ German Research Centre for Geosciences said, with local [more…]

Powerful earthquake of magnitude 6.8 strikes near coast of northern Chile

Powerful earthquake of magnitude 6.8 strikes near coast of northern Chile

Published 01/09/2020

(Reuters) - A magnitude 6.8 earthquake struck near the coast of Northern Chile on Tuesday, the GFZ German Research Center for Geosciences said, and some [more…]

Trump’s planned order on ‘dreamers’ will not include amnesty, White House says

Trump’s planned order on ‘dreamers’ will not include amnesty, White House says

Published 11/07/2020

(Reuters) - U.S. President Donald Trump’s planned executive order on immigration will not include amnesty for migrants who are in the United States illegally but [more…]

Prehistoric ochre mining operation found in submerged Mexican caves

Prehistoric ochre mining operation found in submerged Mexican caves

Published 03/07/2020

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Researchers diving into dark submerged caves on Mexico’s Yucatan Peninsula have found evidence of an ambitious mining operation starting 12,000 years ago [more…]

Sudan finds mass grave of conscripts killed during Bashir’s rule

Sudan finds mass grave of conscripts killed during Bashir’s rule

Published 15/06/2020

KHARTOUM (Reuters) - Sudan’s public prosecutor on Monday announced the discovery of a mass grave east of Khartoum suspected to contain the remains of students [more…]

‘Star Trek, not Star Wars:’ NASA releases basic principles for moon exploration pact

‘Star Trek, not Star Wars:’ NASA releases basic principles for moon exploration pact

Published 15/05/2020

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - NASA on Friday set the stage for a global debate over the basic principles governing how humans will live and work on [more…]

Green hydrogen’s time has come, say advocates eying post-pandemic world

Green hydrogen’s time has come, say advocates eying post-pandemic world

Published 08/05/2020

LONDON (Reuters) - Hydrogen has long been touted as a clean alternative to fossil fuels. Now, as major economies prepare green investments to kickstart growth, [more…]

Belgium brings back its bling with reopening of world’s largest diamond hub

Belgium brings back its bling with reopening of world’s largest diamond hub

Published 05/05/2020

BRUSSELS (Reuters) - Antwerp is regaining its glitz as Belgium eases a two-month nationwide coronavirus lockdown that virtually halted business in the world’s largest diamond [more…]

Russian space agency says Trump paving way to seize other planets

Russian space agency says Trump paving way to seize other planets

Published 07/04/2020

MOSCOW (Reuters) - The Russian space agency, Roscosmos, accused Donald Trump on Tuesday of creating a basis to take over other planets by signing an [more…]

UK car sector slashes 2020 sales forecast by 23% due to coronavirus

UK car sector slashes 2020 sales forecast by 23% due to coronavirus

Published 06/04/2020

LONDON (Reuters) - A group representing Britain’s car industry cut its sales forecast for this year by 23% to 1.73 million vehicles because of the [more…]