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In July 2017, the Tanzanian National Assembly enacted three laws, under a certificate of urgency, which together will have a profound impact on the resources sector in Tanzania.

About 7,000 people, mostly women and children, are adversely affected due to lead poison associated with mining activities in gold bearing zone of Nigeria.

The Select Committee on Land and Mineral Resources has called for harsher consequences for mining companies who neglect workers’ health and safety.

Thiruvananthapuram: With an aim to ensure transparency in mining activities in the state, the department of mining and geology has launched an e-governance initiative titled Kerala Online Mining Pe

The newly expanded Cabinet, at its first meeting on Tuesday, is expected to discuss the recommendations of the sub-committee on mining.

Communities that live near mines are exposed to particles of dust from these mines, which affect their health.

New rules governing black ownership of South Africa’s mining industry will be completed “very soon,” President Cyril Ramaphosa said at a Japan-Africa trade forum in Johannesburg.

South African gold producers have reached a settlement with lawyers representing thousands of miners who contracted fatal lung disease, in the country's largest-ever class action suit.

Two miners were killed and five others were still missing underground after an earthquake hit the Masakhane gold mine west of Johannesburg, the Sibanye-Stillwater company said on Thursday.

PANJIM: The High Court of Bombay at Goa has directed the State to conduct a survey of all mining areas facing drinking water shortage and submit the report before the end of this month.

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