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Rio Tinto to reopen mine in Guinea after Ebola Epidemic eases

By on February 12, 2015 in HSSE, Iron Ore, Mining with 0 Comments
Rio Tinto to reopen mine in Guinea after Ebola Epidemic eases

Rio Tinto Group is preparing to restart work on developing the world’s largest untapped iron-ore resource after West Africa’s Ebola crisis curbed progress on the US$20bn project, reports Business Report. Rio now expects a feasibility study on the project in south-eastern Guinea to be completed this year and will resume construction projects stalled amid the […]

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Ebola: Mining companies affected and urged to ready pandemic contigency strategies

By on August 12, 2014 in HSSE, Topical Issues with 0 Comments
Ebola: Mining companies affected and urged to ready pandemic contigency strategies

The World Health Organisation (WHO) has declared the spread of Ebola in West Africa an international health emergency. According to BBC News, WHO officials said a coordinated international response was essential to stop and reverse the spread of the virus. Although the recommendations stop short of international flight and trade restrictions, they have symbolic significance. […]

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