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Samarco, a joint venture between BHP Biliton Ltd and Brazil's Vale, should be punished but not closed over the 2015 collapse of a tailings dam that killed 19 people, Brazil's mining and energy mini

CHENNAI: Tamil Nadu has the dubious distinction of being the state with the most applications for mining projects awaiting post-facto clearance from the Union ministry of environment, forests and c

The Supreme Court on Wednesday shot down an idea for redrawing boundaries of ‘C’ category mines to make them attractive for interested parties for iron ore extraction in Ballari, Tumakuru and Chitr

In what could hurt Haryana chief minister Manohar Lal Khattar's claim of corruption-free governance, the Supreme Court has severely criticised the manner in which "influence in high places' was use

A ground-breaking global convention on mercury today goes into effect, the United Nations environment wing said, protecting millions of children and infants from possible neurological and health da

BEIJING (Reuters) - China will ban the production and trade of a range of products containing mercury by 2020, including thermometers and blood pressure monitors, and ban primary mercury mining by

Indonesian authorities have revoked or not renewed more than 2,100 mining licenses that fail to meet legal standards.

A global mining giant seeking public funds to develop one of the world’s largest coal mines in Australia has been accused of fraudulently siphoning hundreds of millions of dollars of borrowed money

Panaji: While disposing the suo motu petition on the air pollution at Sonshi, the high court of Bombay at Goa directed the state government to ensure that all measures recommended by the Indian Sch

The recent decision of the Supreme Court in the Common Cause Vs Union of India case will have wider implications on the mining industry across the country, besides on public sector undertakings own

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