Monthly Archives: August 2018

Extreme Mining: Small Deposit And Seabed Mining Threats Growing

Extreme Mining: Small Deposit And Seabed Mining Threats Growing

Summary Growing new mining threats across globe Britain and Ireland not immune from trend First new metals mine in decades dug in 2015 Large number of mining plans in pipeline Driven by similar dynamics to fracking As easier to extract resources depleted Industry resorts to more extreme measures Small deposit mining: many smaller mines Seabed […]

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Lancs Fracking Update (PNR) – Fri 3rd Aug

Lancs Fracking Update (PNR) – Fri 3rd Aug

Lancashire communities are continuing to resist fracking at Preston New Road near Blackpool, where Cuadrilla Resources has drilled of 2 shale gas appraisal wells and is now looking to carry out hydraulic fracturing. A rolling blockade is taking place daily outside the site and is having a significant effect in disrupting Cuadrilla’s plans.

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