Latest News for: Industry mining


Sanders opposes Biden Interior nominee in procedural vote

The Hill 17 Jun 2021
Sen ... 2 role at the Interior Department in a procedural vote Wednesday ... Spokespeople for Sanders did not immediately respond to The Hill’s request for comment. Beaudreau has faced some scrutiny from progressive groups over his ties to oil giant Total and multinational mining company BHP. The nominee also has ties to the offshore wind industry ... ....

Q&A with Liz Arnold, Prazen Living Legend Award Winner

Elko Daily Free Press 16 Jun 2021
... different states on mining issues and natural resources industry issues in general ... When Bruce Babbitt was the Interior Secretary there was a lot of impact to the timber industry and the mining industry, and specifically a lot of regulatory changes and a lot of misinformation.

Yunnan province now joins China’s ongoing crypto mining crackdown

Bitcoiner X 16 Jun 2021
Meanwhile, safety risks associated with the industry that will be discovered during inspections could become grounds for shutting down mining operations, according to the energy administration. The cleanup against the industry is expected to be completed by the end of the month ...

Genesis Digital Assets Buys 10,000 Bitcoin Mining Rigs From Canaan

Bitcoin Magazine 16 Jun 2021
Bitcoin miner manufacturer Canaan announced that it has secured a purchase order for 10,000 of its A1246 and A1166Pro machines from industrial-scale bitcoin mining firm Genesis Digital Assets ... over 20 industrial-scale bitcoin mining farms and mined over $1 billion in bitcoin.

Exodus: Chinese Bitcoin Miners Set Their Sights on Texas

CryptoPotato 16 Jun 2021
In what crypto industry observers are calling the “great mining migration,” many of these companies are looking towards North American, and specifically Texas, to base their mining facilities, according to a report by CNBC ... We have governors like Greg Abbott in Texas who are promoting mining.

China to Kick Out Bitcoin Miners and Most Are On Their Way to Texas

Coinspeaker 16 Jun 2021
In May, this year, the Chinese government initiated a severe crackdown on Bitcoin and any BTC mining-related activities ... Brandon also added that in the US, the industry is set to becoming real, and it will be fantastic and incredible.How China Dominated Bitcoin Mining.

World’s Wealthiest Have Big Plans for Bitcoin and Crypto: Top Analyst Tyler Swope

The Daily Hodl 16 Jun 2021
The popular crypto YouTuber adds that BlackRock has gotten heavily involved with the Bitcoin mining industry, integrating it with the company’s agenda to “be the global leader in sustainable investing,” in the words of Mark Weidman, the investment giant’s head of corporate strategy.

Is it possible to ‘disinvent’ the wheel?

Ghana Web 16 Jun 2021
What the Government of the time did not fully realise was that methods of mining, like those in other industries, had drastically changed. The industrial revolution, based on the invention of the wheel and its monumental progression, had infected mining with new techniques, some ...

More regions issue bans on crypto mining activities

Shenzhen Daily 16 Jun 2021
The probe in Yunnan, China’s fourth-biggest Bitcoin mining hub, follows restrictions in several other areas. The Qinghai office of the Ministry of Industry and Information Technology on Wednesday last week ordered a ban on new crypto mining projects in the province and told existing ones to shut down, according to a notice.

Heliogen raises USD 108m to deploy its concentrated solar tech

Renewables Now 16 Jun 2021
Earlier this year, Heliogen entered into a memorandum of understanding with mining group Rio Tinto (LON.RIO) to deploy its technology at Rio Tinto’s borates mine in Boron, California, where it will generate and store carbon-free energy to power the mine’s industrial processes.

Chinese Lithium Producer to Invest in Mali Mine

Caixin Online 16 Jun 2021
(002460.SZ) plans to invest in a spodumene mine in the western African country of Mali to exploit its lithium resources, according to a Monday company filing (link in Chinese) ... Ltd., which will spend $130 million to acquire 50% of a Netherlands-based special purpose vehicle (SPV) that was created to hold the mining rights to the Mali project.

Large methane leak detected over South Africa coal mining region

Mining Dot Com 16 Jun 2021
Methane can continue leaking after mines have been closed or abandoned ... has several coal mines as well as chemical and fuel operations ... Methane can continue leaking after mines have been closed or abandoned. The industry is expected to generate about 10% of methane emissions ...

China is kicking out more than half the world's bitcoin miners - and they could ...

Democratic Underground 16 Jun 2021
In May, the government called for a severe crackdown on bitcoin mining and trading, setting off what’s being dubbed in crypto circles as “the great mining migration.” This exodus is underway now, and it could be a game changer for Texas ... “We have governors like Greg Abbott in Texas who are promoting mining.

500 idle small mines revived in 2 years

Tehran Times 16 Jun 2021
TEHRAN- The head of Iranian Mines and Mining Industries Development and Renovation Organization (IMIDRO) announced that 500 idle small-scale mines have been revived throughout the country during two-year period from June 2019 until June 2021 ... .

US industrial production up 0.8% in May, factory output 0.9%

Johnson City Press 16 Jun 2021
Adding utilities and mines, overall U.S. industrial production climbed 0.8% in May from April, the Federal Reserve reported Tuesday ... Production rose 1.2% at mines last month ...