In the spring of 1959, at a secretive meeting at a yacht club in Cairo, Venezuela's then-minister of mines and hydrocarbons, Juan Pablo Pérez Alfonso, hatched a plan to give big oil-producing countries more control over their black gold — and a greater share of the wealth it promised to create.
Caem: Gold mining cannot advance in Río Negro - Argentina Wednesday, July 27, 2005 19:00 (GMT -0400) Argentina's mining investors chamber Caem believes gold mining cannot be carried out in the country's southern province of Río Negro due to the province's decision to ban the use of cyanide and mercury.
If a modification to the Dargues Reef Gold Mine, at Majors Creek, is approved, the mine may finally be able to begin operating. The modification being sought includes expanding the mines operational life from August 31, 2018, to December 31, 2024, increasing the approved maximum ore extraction from 1.2 to 1.6 million tonnes, constructing and ...
The Romance of Steel A History of the Steel Industry by Herbert Newton Casson THE BIRTH OF THE BESSEMER PROCESS. On that bleak November day when Andrew Carnegie was born in a Scottish cottage, the iron and steel makers of America had no more thought of millions than of castles in Spain.