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The Australian government dismissed environmental concerns about a new uranium mine in the remote outback, giving the go-ahead to the latest move to exploit the world's largest uranium reserves. The

Mineral Resources, Higher Education and Manpower Planning Minister Krishna Kumar Gupta has alleged that the control of Centre over mining of precious minerals were proving to be a major deterant

For the first time in the country, regional environmental impact assessment(EIA) studies of mining areas have been carried out by the Indian Bureau of Mines (IBM). The study will formulate an

Spain's regional government of Andalusia says it expects to grant a permit later this week for Boliden to reopen its zinc mine, Spanish newspapers reported early this week. The regional government

A three-year battle by residents and conservationists to stop an opencast mine planned by Sasol along the banks of the Vaal River (South Africa) has ended in victory for the residents. The Supreme

The Gujarat government is likely to allow salt farms on nearly 10 per cent of the 4,953 sq km of area on which the Wild Ass Sanctuary is situated in the Little Rann of Kutch. A report by the Gujarat

It is a mining village that lost its mine. Still fresh in the minds of the many jobless ex-miners is the war they waged to save their pit and their livelihoods. Today, with local unemployment of more

Senior minister Narottam Patel has criticised the Centre for taking "considerably long time" in clearing mining and quarrying activities in the forest areas. Presenting his budgetary demands of Rs

The Labour minister, Dr Satyanarayan Jatiya, has directed the Director General of Mines Safety to launch a special drive for thorough inspection of all the mines in the country on a time-bound basis.

Noise, air pollution by 2,80,000 truck trips, Army field firing are driving beasts to extinction in world's only sanctuary for species.The noise and air pollution the burgeoning salt industry has