The capsule the size of a pea could cause skin burns and prolonged exposure could cause cancer, officials said.
Nine mining giants seeking authorisation to mine on Brazil indigenous reservations have been accused of human rights violations and environmental destruction.
A local council in Loznica has voted to pause a government-backed plan allowing mining giant Rio Tinto to extract lithium following nationwide protests, the biggest challenge yet to Serbian President Aleksandar Vucic.
Huge sources of lithium deposits that can be used for electric cars are found in the country's western region which an Anglo-Australian company is waiting for the government's approval to mining.
Rio Tinto, a leading global mining group, announced the resignation of its CEO and two top officials over the destruction of ancient indigenous site in Australia.
Yang, who’s also a blogger and an online journalist, was detained by Chinese authorities in January this year in the southern city of Guangzhou. He was on his way to Shanghai, after flying in from New York.
Guinea is targeting double-digit GDP growth by 2020 as it seeks to rebound after the Ebola virus slows investments and hurts the mining sector, Prime Minister Mamady Youla says.
An 'impossibly' rare violet diamond, the largest of his kind ever, has been found in Australia's Argyle mine.
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