Guinea’s fast-growing bauxite mining industry is threatening the livelihoods of thousands of Guineans, Human Rights Watch said in a report. Mining has destroyed ancestral farmlands, damaged water sources and coated homes and trees in dust.

Iron ore mining has witnessed a decline in Odisha, following the Supreme Court’s direction to the miners for a payment of compensation of Rs 17,576 crore for exceeding output beyond the quantum fix

Environmental protection organisations on Thursday reiterated their call on government to urgently stop all mining and prospecting activities in the Atiwa Forest Reserve.

Koraput: Residents of at least 20 villages in Laxmipur block in the district have demanded resumption of bauxite mining at the Kodingamali hill situated in the area.

Order of the Supreme Court of India in the matter of In Re: T. N. Godavarman Thirumulpad Vs Union of India & Others dated 23/04/2018 This is an application filed by M/s. Puntambekar Minerals for the purpose of mining bauxite near the Radhanagri sanctuary. The Court notes that the matter has been pending for a long time before being taken up by the Standing Committee of the National Board of Wildlife. NBW had asked the Government of Maharashtra to initiate action against mining units which are operating without obtaining approval from the National Board of Wildlife.

Bauxite mining in Eco Sensitive Zone at Orsapath under Mahuadand police station in Latehar district has alarmed the tiger reserve authorities whose deputy director, South Division, Mahalinga, wrot

“National Aluminium Company Limited (NALCO), has been credited for the lowest cost producer of alumina in the world and recently it has set a record in bauxite mining,” said CMD Dr Tapan Kumar Chan

Malaysia has extended a moratorium on bauxite mining, as it grapples with a stockpile that has yet to be cleared despite an official halt to mining activities more than two years ago.

The recent decision of the Supreme Court in the Common Cause Vs Union of India case will have wider implications on the mining industry across the country, besides on public sector undertakings own

KANNUR: The move to get green signal for bauxite mining at Kadaladippara in Kasaragod district faced a huge setback following the stiff opposition from the local residents and the political parties

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