Post Tagged with: “Mining”

Cosmetics firms turn their backs on sparkling mica ingredient that comes at a cost to children in India

Cosmetics firms turn their backs on sparkling mica ingredient that comes at a cost to children in India

By Jessica Greenway CALLS ARE growing to ban the use of a shimmering rock called mica in cosmetics over fears for the children forced to mine it in India.

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Leeds film extravaganza digs deep to tell stories of region’s industrial past

Leeds film extravaganza digs deep to tell stories of region’s industrial past

By Thomas McGlynn LEEDS INTERNATIONAL Film Festival has returned to the city with a focus on the county’s mining heritage as well as global cinema.

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VIDEO: Kellingley Colliery buyout falls through

VIDEO: Kellingley Colliery buyout falls through

The National Union of Miners’ planned buyout of Kellingley Colliery, near Selby, was ditched after the union accused UK Coal of making unrealistic demands. Watch the video to see Yorkshire Voice’s Ailsa Rochester speaking to NUM delegate, Keith Hartshorne, miner Nigel Kemp and Labour MP Yvette Cooper, member of Parliament for Normanton, Pontefract and Castleford.

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