catalytic converter plant: UK-based Johnson Mathey has recently entered into an agreement with Calcutta's Arora Group for setting up a catalytic converter plant in Delhi. The company would

After an uneventful century of gold-mining in western Ghana, the November 1996 demonstration by the chiefs from Tarkwa region

The Venezuelan government has decided against granting new mining concessions in the disputed Imataca forest reserve, one of the prime gold and diamond mining areas in the country. It will now

The Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore, has developed a bioreactor technology that would help increase output in gold mines. Metallurgy involving bioabsorption and bioremediation is a cheaper

ecological interests seem to have prevailed in a row involving the Yellowstone National Park, one of the best-known us sanctuaries and also a tourist attraction. The area was in the centre of a

The fears of the inhabitants of Serra Leste in the northern state of Para have come true. When

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a new line of gold miners are waiting to be engaged in the extraction of the metal in the country. Developed by scientists at the Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore, Thiobacillus

A six-year-old mine dispute between the villagers of Papua New Guinea (PNG) and Australia's largest company, the Broken Hill Pty Company (BHP) Ltd has been settled out of court. PNG landowners

The world's largest gold mine, operated by a us-based company in Timika, a mining town of Irian Jaya in the easternmost island of Indonesia, has been closed following largescale riots which