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In a significant breakthrough, the Geological Survey of India (GSI) has discovered two kimberlite bodies, primary source rocks for diamond, at Pillalapalle, about 10 km from Kayandurg town in

The committee on delegating powers to state governments to grant mining licences today sunmitted its report to Union steel minister Birendra Prasad Baishya.

Environmentalists have protested against any prospecting operation to be carried on by the public sector Kudramukh Iron Ore Company in the Karnataka National Park area. They have petitioned Karnataka

Boliden, the Canadian-Swedish mining company, said 95 per cent of the material that escaped from a waste dam at its Los Frailes lead-zinc mine near Seville in Spain had been cleaned up and mining

The Union ministries of mines and coal are collaborating with the Confederation of Indian Industry (CII) to host the fifth International Mining and Machinery Exhibition (IMME'98) which will be held

The mineral projects proposed to come up in Kutch district of Gujarat are stuck as they are yet to get wildlife sanctuary clearances. The lignite, bauxite, bentonite and china clay deposits

India and South Africa have identified six projects relating to geology and mining technology for mutual cooperation.A protocol in this regard was signed during the visit of the Steel and Mines

With very little fanfare, the White House recently released a three-paragraph statement announcing the formal transfer of the New World Mine Site to the United States Forest Service. Thus ended,

Aboriginal groups and environmentalists are planning protests across Australia after failing to block the development of a uranium mine on traditional Aboriginal land in the Northern

China, one of the world's largest coal producers, is to close some 22,000 mines by 2000 in a bold move to restructure an industry hit by chronic oversupply nad weakening demand. The plan, reported by