BHP Billiton moved closer to an estimated $20 billion to $30 billion expansion of its Olympic Dam copper and uranium mine after winning environmental approvals on Monday for the project in the dese

The Planning Commission constituted a Working Group on Mineral Exploration and Development (other than coal and lignite) in the context of formulation of the Twelfth Five Year Plan (2012-17) , for over all development of mining sector keeping in view of future requirement of sector, under the Chairmanship of Secretary, Ministry of Mines, Governm

The Cabinet Committee on Economic Affairs on Friday approved Hindustan Copper Ltd’s proposal to expand its mine capacity at Malanjkhand in Madhya Pradesh.

Peru’s government is to wring an extra $1.1bn of taxes from the country’s mining sector, making the Andean country the latest resource-rich nation to demand a greater share of the commodities boom.

These regulations may be called the Food Safety and Standards (Contaminants, toxins and Residues)
Regulations, 2011.

The Indian mining sector is a casualty of lack of a national mining policy and guidelines, which has prohibited a unified extraction, development, pricing and selling of the product in the domestic and export market across the producing states.

The President, Ms Pratibha Patil, today asked Indian industry houses to exploit the vast opportunities in the mining sector in Mongolia, saying that the gold, copper and uranium reserves here hold

Chile's Antofagastaand Canada's Barrick Gold are likely to win mining rights for a $3.3 billion copper and gold project in Pakistan, a senior provincial government official said on Sunday.

The companies are partners in the Tethyan Copper Co (TCC) joint venture, which has a 75 percent interest in the Reko Diq project in Balochistan province.

TCC has carried out exploration but wants to expand

The Supreme Court on Tuesday observed that the Balochistan government was the competent authority to decide the issue of renewal of agreement signed for exploring gold and copper deposits worth billion of rupees of Reko Diq in Chagai district.

The three-member bench of Chief Justice Iftikhar Muhammad Chaudhry, Justice Muhammad Sair Ali and Justice Ghulam Rabbani took up constitutional petitions

The Supreme Court (SC), on Tuesday, observed that the Balochistan government had itself to decide about the leasing of mining of copper and gold reserves at Reko Diq to Tethyan Copper Company Pakistan (TCCP).

The court directed the parties involved in the exploration and mining of copper and gold deposits in Reko Diq to resolve the matter of mining with mutual cooperation and inform the court o

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