Khartoum — The Sudanese Ministry of Minerals announced a temporarily halt to issuing licenses to gold mining companies in the northern Sudanese Rive Nile state on Tuesday.

Judgement of the National Green Tribunal (Western Zone Bench, Pune) in the matter of Satish Kamlakant Navelkar & Ors Vs State of Goa & Ors. dated 08/04/2015 regarding damage to the agricultural land and the surrounding environment due to dumping of mining rejection and discharge of untreated water generated in the mining operations in Poira- Mayem, Taluka Bicholim, Goa.

Gold miners in the country have expressed concern on the improper disposal of mercury within the industry.

WELLINGTON - Two of the world's most toxic former mines are to be cleaned up after decades of leaching poisons into the ground in New Zealand's South Island, the government said on Wednesday.

A controversial mine which caused one of Spain’s biggest ever environmental disasters is set to reopen, the government has announced.

For decades, villagers in a rural area of Guangxi have seen their rice saplings wilt shortly after planting and found soft bones a common ailment.

Villagers around a gold mine in three provinces have asked the prime minister to set up a central body to systemically solve their problems, claiming they have been poisoned by toxic substances due

After a group of Malawi civil society organisations accused Paladin, a uranium miner company in Karonga northern part of Malawi, of secretly discharging wastes into Lake Malawi, the company, has hi

The study investigated the association between community proximity to mine dumps, and current wheeze, rhinoconjunctivitis, and asthma among adolescents. This study was conducted during May–November 2012 around five mine dumps in South Africa. Communities in close proximity to mine dumps had an increased likelihood of current wheeze OR 1.38 (95 % CI: 1.10–1.71), rhinoconjunctivitis OR 1.54 (95 % CI: 1.29–1.82), and a protective association with asthma OR 0.29 (95 % CI: 0.23–0.35). Factors associated with health outcomes included other indoor and outdoor pollution sources.

Norway’s green and unspoilt image is at risk if government agrees to Nordic Mining dumping hundreds of millions of tonnes of waste into a fjord, say campaigners