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Health, Safety Environment and Social Responsibility manager Nedra Burns said yesterday a seismic event at the Cadia East gold mine caused localised damage to a small area of the development level of panel cave two. "Mining-induced seismic activity is an expected part of the block caving method used at Cadia and the Cadia East mine is designed to withstand the continual breaking and movement of rock above it," Ms Burns said.
It looked like the cave train was rolling at full speed last night , even through there were already some Republicans kicking and screaming. Mitch McConnell was inexplicably moving toward stripping the executive amnesty provisions out of the DHS funding package and offering up a "clean bill" to Harry Reid.
If Republicans bring up a short-term Homeland Security Department funding bill, House Democratic leaders will have a strategic decision to make. For weeks, Democrats in Washington have warned that any short-term funding measure to keep the Homeland Security Department open would be irresponsible-and even dangerous.
A number of people were rescued on Saturday after getting into difficulty when climbing the Gleniff Horseshoe in Co Sligo. The climbers, from caving clubs at UCD and DCU, were exploring Diarmuid and Grainne's Cave, the area around a large cave high on the cliffs above Gleniff.
Subject: Call for Material, AMCS Bulletin “The Astyanax Caves of Mexico”
From: William R. Elliott
Calling all those who caved in the Sierra de El Abra and Sierra de Guatemala of northeastern Mexico!
The Association for Mexican Cave Studies (AMCS) is planning its next Bulletin on the 29 cavefish caves in that region. “The Astyanax Caves of Mexico” will be published in late 2015, and will have more than 100…Continue
Posted by William R. Elliott on February 2, 2015 at 10:05am
Black light detects WNS in bats
Posted by Steve Skelly on November 23, 2014 at 6:12pm