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The NGT bench headed by Justice Jawad Rahim was dealing with two applications by Readiness for Empowerment through Legitimate Action.

MANILA (Reuters) - The Philippine environment minister said on Wednesday that a ban on new open pit mining in the country would remain in place, with President Rodrigo Duterte rejecting government

What happened on October 8 and 9 in Ecuador’s Río Blanco area was not entirely unexpected.

German and Singaporean business interests have been attempting to start a rare earth mine on northwestern Madagascar’s Ampasindava peninsula.

Report says that community representatives insisted at every public hearing held by the panel in a mining area that they had seen no benefit from mining

Abuja — Nigeria lost a whopping $9 billion to the export of proceeds of illegal mining activities between 2014 and 2015, the federal government disclosed yesterday.

In a decision that will have wider repercussions on construction activity and employment, the Supreme Court on Thursday ordered stay on the illegal sand mining activities on the riverbeds in Rajast

Apple (AAPL.O) is leading the way in tracing cobalt used in its electronics to ensure the metal has not been mined by children in Democratic Republic of Congo while Microsoft (MSFT.O) is lagging, A

New report urges global action on mining pollution. Mining Tailings Storage: Safety is no accident, was prompted by tailings dams disasters and rising global concerns about the safety, management and impacts of storing and managing large volumes of mine tailings.

Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of Rajpal Vs. Mines and Geology Department, Govt. of Haryana & Others dated 08/11/2017 regarding mining activity in the villages Aterna and Hansapur, District Sonipat, Haryana. NGT calls for stopping of any mining activity in these areas.