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Monday, December 06, 2021



Centre hoping 'positive support' from Supreme Court for resumption of mining: Gadkari

November 02, 2021 7:31 pm

The iron ore industry in Goa came to a standstill after the top court quashed 88 mining leases in February, 2018.

Moon dust: Greenland's recipe for saving Planet Earth

October 14, 2021 3:44 pm

The mineral-rich island has become a hot prospect for miners seeking anything from copper and titanium to platinum and rare earth minerals, which are needed for electric vehicle motors.

Only 1.91 of 5 lakh tonne waste mined in two years, UT to miss land reclamation target

October 12, 2021 7:20 am

In 2020, after the company got into a legal battle with the civic body, the contract was terminated.

IIP data: Mining, power, drive factory output to near pre-Covid level

September 11, 2021 8:12 am

The July data show industrial output at near pre-pandemic levels, and analysts expect growth to rise further in August.

Conservation body calls for global moratorium on deep-sea mining

September 10, 2021 11:17 am

The IUCN Congress said in a statement it recognised concerns that "biodiversity loss will be inevitable if deep-sea mining is permitted to occur"

KRS dam row: Karnataka minister Murugesh Nirani to visit mining areas in Mandya acknowledging MP Sumalatha's demand

July 13, 2021 2:53 pm

Sumalatha, the independent MP from Mandya, had submitted a memorandum to Murugesh Nirani demanding action to stop alleged illegal mining in the environs of the Krishna Raja Sagar (KRS) reservoir.

In Derabassi zone, Mining Department finds 6,500 out of 8,000 crusher bills fake, to initiate action

March 24, 2021 5:53 am

Recently, the Mining Department had carried out the inspection of the crushers in the area and later wrote to Haryana government for verifying the trading bills after spotting some irregularities.

Workers trapped for more than a week in a China mine ask for pickles, porridge

January 19, 2021 2:11 pm

Mine managers have been detained for waiting more than 24 hours before reporting the accident, the cause of which has not been announced. Workers passed a note saying they were suffering from toxic fumes and rising water levels but calling on rescuers not to give up.

We are being threatened by outsiders working for mining mafia: Villagers

December 26, 2020 11:02 am

Residents of Abhipur village, who exposed the illegal sand mining going on for the past many years, had even installed the CCTV cameras to record the movement of tipper trucks, which were allegedly involved.

Problematic quest for tangible assets

September 21, 2020 1:58 pm

Proposal to use District Mineral Foundation funds for creating infrastructure goes against the purpose of such funds – they need to be used for welfare of mining-affected communities.


17 Year Old's Viral Video Throws Light On Beach Sand Mining in Southern Kerala

June 22, 2020 6:05 pm

An important anti-mining campaign by a bunch of villagers in Alappad, Kerala was brought to public spotlight through the video of a 17 year old class 12 student.