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The leakage of iron slurry into the Yennehole stream is being seen as a major ecological disaster by environmental groups. The issue quietly took a backseat while other matters caught the imagination

The Lok Sabha passed the Mines and Minerals (Regulation and Development) Amendment Bill, 1999 which delegates more powers to states and simplifies procedures regarding regulation of mines and

In a move to decentralise the mines and minerals sector, the Union Government has decided to amend the Mines and Minerals (Regulations & Development) Act,

The increasingly negative image of the global mining industry had led the World Council for Sustainable Development to commission a worldwide study on the global mining

Owners of the Honeymoon uranium mine in outback South Australia expect to begin production next year after releasing a new environmental impact statement yesterday. Friends of the Earth and the

The huge Diavik diamond mining project has, according to reports reaching Mumbai bagged the environmental clearance certificate from the Canadian authorities, thus crossing the last hurdle to actual

An accident at Freeport McMoRan Copper & Gold Inc's huge Indonesian mine has left four workers missing and presumed dead, others injured, and some Jakarta bureaucrats and activists fuming about the

The World Bank has confirmed telling the Papua New Guinea (PNG) government to shut down immediately the Ok Tedi copper and gold mine in the west of the country. Last August, the PNG government has

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