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The sword of Damocles hangs over owners and workers of 40,000 brick-kilns as the Union Ministry of Environment and Forestry has proposed a ban on the excavation af top soil within a radius of 50 km

Madhya Pradesh continues to occupy the top position in the country in respect of mineral exploraiton. It has bagged the top spot, in the country in production of nine minerals during the financial

Madhya Pradesh chief minister Digvijay singh today defended his government's decision to clear diamond mining projects in the state maintaining that the criticism by the BJP-led Opposition was

the ministry of environment and forests is formulating guidelines to regulate mining in ecologically fragile forests. According to the proposed guidelines, forests areas will be mapped to find

The Klity lead mine which releases toxic waste water into Thung Yai Naresuan Wildlife Sanctuary must be closed, declare the Thai Karens in Western Thailand Group. The group - a network of mostly

Mr S N Padhi, Director-General , MInes Safety, today suggested amendments to the Mines Act, 1901. Inaugurating a two-day workshop on mines safety at Surajkund, Mr Padhi said the amendments should

During the monsoon, limestone mining in Sirmaur's huge limestone belt is not at its highest. Instead, it is the illegal mining which has picked up considerably. With many roads in the fog-enveloped

India should opt for modern technologies in opencast mines to maximise production economically. This view emerged at the inaugural sesson here today of an international conference on opencast mining.

The Madhya Pradesh and Uttar Pradesh Governments have jointly approached the World Bank to address the severe environmental and infrastructural problems posed by the Singrauli Coal Mines lying across

The Madhya Pradesh and the Uttar Pradesh governments have jointly approached the World Bank to address the severe environmental and infrastructural problems posed by the Singrauli coal mines lying

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