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Traditional fishermen in the Olifants River estuary are alarmed at a decision by the government to grant prospecting rights to controversial Australian mining company Mineral Sands Resources on the

The community of Faraba Banta village in the West coast Region, Saturday May 26th, protested against sand mining in their community, without their consent.

The National Green Tribunal on Monday directed “periodical inspections and surprise visits” along Betwa river banks in Jalaun and Hamirpur districts of Uttar Pradesh to keep a tab on illegal sand m

Maputo — The Mozambican government intends to eliminate the use of Mercury in industry, artisanal mining and other sectors of activity by 2020, to protect human health from the effects of this high

Nothing is sacred in the path of gold miners in northwestern Honduras – not even the dead.

The World Bank is to support the implementation of the Multi-Sectorial Integrated Mining Project (MSIMP) of the government with US$ 50 million, with US$ 30 million as a loan and US$ 20 million as a

Panaji: If the government doesn’t resolve the mining issue, the GFP will rethink its support to the BJP for the Lok Sabha elections, GFP president and TCP minister Vijai Sardesai said.

Nagpur: The National Green Tribunal (NGT), Principal Bench, Delhi, has admitted petition challenging auctioning of 58 sand ghats in Akola district against environment clearance that was given witho

The government is likely to order the closure of about 40 stone crushers in Kangra district and 60 in other parts of the state.

Environmental protection organisations on Thursday reiterated their call on government to urgently stop all mining and prospecting activities in the Atiwa Forest Reserve.

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