Affidavit on behalf of the Ministry of Environment, Forest and Climate Change in the matter of Sarla Soni Vs State of Rajasthan & Others dated 12/01/2023.

The matter deals with guidelines for gold assaying and hallmarking centers.

Vedanta's prospecting licence area is located far from Barnawapara sanctuary, Mahasamund district, Chhattisgarh and its eco-sensitive zone boundary. The ecology of the area will not be disturbed and Vedanta in its report to the National Green Tribunal (NGT) assured that the company will not cause any environmental and forest degradation.

Vedanta Ltd. has taken forest clearance (State 1 and 2) for prospecting and exploration activity and not for any mining activity with respect to 'Baghmara Gold Composite Licence- Division no 254' comprising 144.6 hectare.

Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of James Jose, Managing Director, CGR Hallmarkers Pvt. Ltd. Vs Government of India dated 19/01/2021. The issue for consideration was the need for a regulatory regime to check acidic activities in testing of gold.  

Consolidated report by the Central Pollution Control Board (CPCB) in compliance with the National Green Tribunal order of November 18, 2019 in the matter of Original Application No. 568/2019 (James Jose, Managing Director, CGR Hallmarkers Pvt. Ltd. Vs Government of India & Others).

At least nine miners died in Zimbabwe following blasts in a shaft north of the capital Harare where they were illegally digging for gold, police said on Tuesday.

On the outskirts of Durban Deep, an abandoned mining town with a labyrinth of underground tunnels long since abandoned by the big gold companies, Elizabeth goes rhythmically about her work.

Tanzania has given Acacia Mining Plc up to March 30 to stop waste water pollution at North Mara gold mine or face a shutdown, its mining minister said.

Four people are missing after a gold mine collapsed in Mongolia's central province of Tuv on Thursday afternoon, local media reported.

Dozens of people have been buried by a landslide at an unlicensed goldmine in Indonesia’s North Sulawesi province, the national disaster agency has said, as emergency personnel used their bare hand

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