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The UK’s plan to send asylum-seekers to Rwanda is 21st-century imperialism

Mail Guardian South Africa 12 May 2022
Under this new scheme, people claiming asylum in the UK are to be relocated to Rwanda, where their cases will be processed ... It is a political tool ... Not only does Rwanda have a mining industry in tin ore, gold, tungsten ore and methane, it is also home to Lake Kivu, which is enormously rich in gases and a potential source for energy generation.

Hilary Mercer and Kevin Walker: In Southwestern Pa., the way to a new energy reality

Pittsburgh Tribune Review 11 May 2022
Climate change demands that the world, including our region, transition its energy profile to a low-carbon one ... Our region is currently a primary hub of carbon-based energy production ... • Prevent methane emissions — monitor methane leaks in industry and seal retired mines and wells that continue to leak ... Support Journalism Now > ... Opinion.

N.S. marks the anniversary of the Westray mine disaster

CBC 10 May 2022
A spark from a coal-cutting machine ignited a methane ...

'There are still things that haunt us,' priest says of Westray mine disaster

CBC 10 May 2022
A spark from a coal-cutting machine ignited a methane ...

Labour leaders say Westray Law is rarely enforced 30 years after deadly explosion

CTV 09 May 2022
Thirty years after a methane explosion ripped through the Westray coal mine, killing 26 miners, labour leaders say legislation brought in to hold companies and people criminally responsible for workplace deaths is rarely enforced ... .

Minimizing methane

China Daily 06 May 2022
The largest source of China's methane emissions is energy supply, particularly fugitive emissions from coal mining, followed by oil and gas operations ... Emissions data monitoring and estimation, technological development and capacity building can help with the challenge of controlling methane emissions from coal mines and agricultural production.

Green transformers

China Daily 06 May 2022
  ... The key to maintaining energy security is to give full play to domestic resources ... More attention should be paid to reduce the energy industry's carbon footprint, and energy companies and researchers need to jointly improve research on green coal mining, washing, and methane recycling in oil and gas fields ... .

Warrior Met Coal Reports First Quarter 2022 Results

Ellensburg Daily Record 05 May 2022
The Company also announced the relaunch of the development of its Blue Creek mine, a strategic growth project that it expects will deliver significant future returns to shareholders ... The tons produced in the first quarter of 2022 resulted from running both longwalls and four continuous miner units at Mine No ... 4 and Mine No ... Mine development costs.

Could Bitcoin Mining Actually Reduce Methane Emissions By 2030?

BitRSS 30 Apr 2022
... methane emissions by up to 8.5 percent by 2030.

12 deaths, 11 missing in Polish mine accidents

Beijing News 28 Apr 2022
The discovery means that at least six miners were killed during the April 23 tremor and methane gas discharge at the Borynia-Zofiowka mine ... at the Pniowek mine ... Most Polish coal mines are in the southern Silesia region, and many register a high presence of methane in the rock.

Play about Upper Big Branch mine disaster to be performed in W.Va.

People's World 28 Apr 2022
The April 5, 2010, disaster was caused by worn and broken cutting equipment that created a spark and ignited accumulations of coal dust and methane gas at the Massey Energy mine in southern West Virginia ... Rescuers were forced to turn back, once again, by heavy concentrations of explosive methane in the five-mile-long mine.

Why methane is a large and underestimated threat to climate goals

GreenBiz 28 Apr 2022
A new analysis of industrial methane emissions published this week by the International Energy Agency (IEA) highlighted the importance of unrecorded emissions leaking from coal mines ... There is technology to remove methane from the air where it concentrates in confined spaces, such as coal-mine ventilation systems or cattle barns.

Death Toll Rises to 18 From Polish Mine Accidents; 7 Missing

The Epoch Times 28 Apr 2022
The rescue operation at the Borynia-Zofiowka mine in southern Poland ended after the last miners missing after a tremor and methane ...

Xinhua world news summary at 0100 GMT, April 28 28 Apr 2022
WARSAW -- The Jastrzebska Spolka Weglowa (JSW) mining company said on ... A high-energy shock with an intense outflow of methane took place on Saturday during the excavation and drilling work in the Borynia-Zofiowka mine in the south of the country ... (Mine Accidents-Poland-Death Toll).

Death toll rises to 13 in Poland mine accidents; 11 missing

Federal News Radio 27 Apr 2022
The miner died at the Siemianowice Slaskie hospital, which specializes in treating burns, where 20 other coal mine workers were still being treated for injuries from methane gas blasts, Dr ... In the nearby Borynia-Zofiowka mine, 13 teams of rescuers are searching for four miners gone missing after a tremor and methane gas discharge on Saturday.

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