Categories
Insane World

Mexico: Thieves steal 20 freight containers loaded with refined gold, silver and television sets

Thieves broke into a freight storage area at the Pacific coast seaport of Manzanillo and stole 20 freight containers loaded with partly refined gold and silver ore and television sets, the Mexican Employers Federation said. According to local press reports, about 10 armed thieves forced their way into a private freight dispatch yard near the […]

Categories
World

At least 18 people have been killed after informal gold mine collapses in western Guinea

At least 18 people have been killed as an informal gold mine collapsed in western Guinea, authorities said. According to Ousmane Gaoual Diallo who spoke to the press on Thursday, the accident took place Monday in Gaoual, about 386km from the capital Conakry. In recent months, miners have flocked there in search of gold to […]

Categories
World

9 miners found dead two weeks after China’s Shandong gold mine blast

Rescuers found nine miners dead a day after they rescued 11 of their colleagues alive two weeks after they were trapped at a gold mine in China’s Shandong province. The Yantai city mayor confirmed the deaths, state broadcaster CCTV said. One miner remains missing. Another died last week after falling into a coma. “From Sunday […]

Categories
World

China rescues 11 trapped miners from gold mine after 14 days

China successfully rescued eleven miners that were trapped inside a gold mine after the entrance tunnel collapsed following an explosion on 10 January. TV footage showed the first miner, who was blindfolded to protect his eyes from the light, being lifted out as emergency workers cheered. A total of 22 miners were trapped in the […]

Categories
India Insane

GOLD washes the shore following severe cyclonic storm Nivar

Cyclone Nivar brought in a ‘gold rush’ with it in Andhra Pradesh’s Udappa village while making landfall in India last week. Locals rushed to the beach in East Godavari to collect gold what was believed to have washed ashore in the area after the high tide due to the cyclonic storm. Fishermen in the area […]

Categories
Uncategorized

Process of allocating 3,000 tonnes of gold mine reserves in UP’s Sonbhadra begins

The Uttar Pradesh government is preparing to auction tonnes of gold reserve found in Sonbhadra district of the state. As per reports of Geological Survey of India and Uttar Pradesh Directorate of Geology and Mining, the estimated gold is said to be around 3,000 tonnes at Son Pahadi and Hardi village area. The UP government […]