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Mines ministry issues framework for non-ferrous metal scrap recycling

March 14, 2021 11:46 am

Considering the growing demand for aluminium in future, there will be heavy dependence on domestic production and imports.

Now women can work in underground mines, says government

February 04, 2019 5:59 pm

The labour ministry has issued new rules permitting women to work in opencast mines during 7 pm to 6 am.

Robots could descend into old mines to prevent toxic spills

January 31, 2018 8:28 pm

The US EPA has introduced a robot, that is expected to scan mines in order to search for heavy metals, that could contaminate the soil and local water streams.

Safety concerns: Inside India's mines, a worker dies every 10 days

June 01, 2016 8:05 am

Mining has the distinction of being the most dangerous profession in India. Industry insiders concede that official numbers could be much lower than the actual deaths that take place deep inside the mines.

Give power to revise mining penalty to new body: Orissa

December 27, 2014 1:46 am

In July 2012, Orissa govt had slapped penalty on 294 miners for extracting ore in excess of the limits set.

Goa submits report to MoEF on 54 mapped mining leases

July 23, 2013 2:03 pm

The first lot of the survey report which was sent to the MoEF has only one mine falling within a wildlife sanctuary.

GDP data doesn't give true picture,says govt

June 03, 2013 2:15 am

PM announces decision to set up task force to track stalled projects in key sectors

Secretaries panel to ensure infra projects stay out of courts

June 02, 2013 1:01 am

The government plans to form an empowered group of officers to help the Cabinet Committee on Investments clear projects faster

Pak elements had planted mines to cause Indian casualties:Govt

March 11, 2013 3:03 pm

Intelligence reports indicate that Pakistan undertakes offensive actions planting mines on Indian side.

Mines and mineral are national wealth: SC

July 29, 2012 12:05 pm

Apex court cancels its recommendation to Centre to grant mining lease in state to six private firms.