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Minerals Council SA has filed an application for a judicial review of the recently gazetted Mining Charter, citing problems with certain clauses, saying past deals were not sufficiently recognised.

The Department of Mineral Resources (DMR) says it will study the 2018 Mining Royalties Research Report, which highlights the complexities and challenges facing South Africa's mining industry.

This has exposed the false claims raised by the ruling party supporting the mining.

Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of Mahendra Saini, President, Moda Pahad Sangharsh Samiti Vs State of Rajasthan dated 27/03/2019 regarding 35 stone crushers illegally operating in Moda Pahad area within the municipal limits of Jhunjhunu Municipal Council, within 1.5 km of the habitation and within the prohibited range from National Highway and State Highway. Their operation is causing lot of pollution to the environment and the inhabitants.

China added 194 million tonnes of coal mining capacity in 2018, data from the energy bureau showed on Tuesday, despite vows to eliminate excess capacity in the sector and to reduce fossil fuel cons

Mining communities have long complained about getting a raw deal. A new report details how the system of royalty payments is failing them.

A white paper on income prepared by Goa Livelihoods Forum, a non-profit organisation, has pointed out that while closure of mines in Goa has led to a drastic dip in savings of households involved in the industry, the state's high per capita income has restricted a large number of people from availing government welfare schemes.

Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of R.K. Seth Vs State of Chhatisgarh dated 25/03/2019 regarding dangerous and unsafe mining activity generating dust by GTP, a coal transport company in Gevra Kurmunts & Deepika Project of SECL at District Korba, Chhattisgarh.

Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of Residents of Village Musnota, Tehsil Nangal Vs State of Haryana dated 25/03/2019 regarding illegal felling of trees taking place and mining at Khasra No. 550, Village Musnota, Tehsil Nangal Chaudhary, District Mahendergarh, Haryana. Mining is being done by Maa Santoshi Khanij Udhyog. For mining, blasting is also done desterilizing the houses of the inhabitants.

Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of Society for Protection of Environment and Biodiversity Vs Union of India & Others dated 25/03/2019 regarding stone crushers operating in Uttar Pradesh.

Member Secretary, UPPCB has been directed by the Tribunal to give details in respect of the stone crushers which are said to be operating in various districts as under:

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