A booster dose of support for the mining sector is expected from the new government in its budget proposals to be presented around July 10.

As per Rule 58 of Mineral Concession Rules 1960, a certain track of mineral bearing land was reserved for exclusive use of the state governments

With the global demand for sand and gravel standing at 40 to 50 billion tonnes per year, a new report by UN Environment reveals that aggregate extraction in rivers has led to pollution, flooding, lowering of water aquifers and worsening drought occurrence.

Compensation settlement for land evacuees and other affected dwellers have not been completed even after 10 years.

The miners are not able to sell the inventory in the state or domestic market since buyers prefer imported iron ore as they feel it is better on quality

The Supreme Court Tuesday asked the Centre to respond to a plea seeking quashing of allotment, extension or continuation of leases to firms for mining iron ore from over 358 mines across the countr

Members of the Goa Mining People's Front, a collective of workers, truck and barge operators dependent on the now-banned iron ore mining industry, started their three-day protest in the national ca

The government had also acceded to the merging of leases in Zone I and Zone II mining as defined in the Saradha mining plan released last year for the purpose of creating one common mining plan.

The Union Cabinet has approved National Mineral Policy 2019. The New National Mineral Policy will ensure more effective regulation. It will lead to sustainable mining sector development in future while addressing the issues of project affected persons especially those residing in tribal areas.

ALLAHABAD: Allahabad High Court on Thursday vacated its interim order of May 12, 2017, whereby it had banned mining operations in Sonebhadra district of the state.

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