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BEIJING (Reuters) - China will ban the production and trade of a range of products containing mercury by 2020, including thermometers and blood pressure monitors, and ban primary mercury mining by

Indonesian authorities have revoked or not renewed more than 2,100 mining licenses that fail to meet legal standards.

A global mining giant seeking public funds to develop one of the world’s largest coal mines in Australia has been accused of fraudulently siphoning hundreds of millions of dollars of borrowed money

Panaji: While disposing the suo motu petition on the air pollution at Sonshi, the high court of Bombay at Goa directed the state government to ensure that all measures recommended by the Indian Sch

The recent decision of the Supreme Court in the Common Cause Vs Union of India case will have wider implications on the mining industry across the country, besides on public sector undertakings own

The Supreme Court on Wednesday ref­u­s­ed to keep alive a plea that was made by former Karnataka Chief Minister N Dharam Singh against a High Court of Karnataka order for recovery of over Rs 23 cro

Odisha government today said its expects about Rs 20,000 crore penalty collection from mines owners who indulged in illegal mining and violated several laws including environmental clearance, fores

In Colombia’s southeast Guaviare department, which includes almost 20 percent of the deforested areas of Colombia, harvested wood rots on the ground while gangs and drug traffickers take over the l

At least 108 people have been arrested by the 400-member Galamsey Taskforce dispatched across the country last week.

The Operation Vanguard task force deployed in the Eastern region has arrested 26 illegal miners for defying the ban on illegal mining.

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