Abubakar Bwari, the Minister of State, Ministry of Mines and Steel Development, says more than two million people in Nigeria depend on illegal mining for their livelihood.
Odisha, the topmost State in terms of District Minerals Fund (DMF) collection with a total cumulative accrual of Rs 4,453 crore, has missed out on making targeted investments on issues such as heal
A study of District Mineral Foundation (DMF) funds expenditure, that are collected from mining companies, by Centre for Science and Environment shows beneficiaries have not been identified in any o
Jaipur: Rajasthan has used only 12% of the allocation of fund for District Mineral Foundation (DMF), a trust to work for the interest and benefit of persons and areas affected by mining related ope
The study claimed there is no scope for representation of mining-affected communities in district DMF bodies that are dominated by district officials and political representatives from mining areas
Wounaan and Embera indigenous communities occupying four territories in eastern Panama are taking their nearly five-year land-titling battle with the government to the Inter-American Commission
Colombia’s government announced on July 16 that it has banned the use of mercury in all mineral extraction activities. By 2023 mercury will be entirely prohibited for industrial use.
The mining sector will play a key role in the transition toward a low-carbon future.
RAIPUR: Chhattisgarh government playing a nodal role in directing investment of District Mineral Fund resources is destroying the primary essence of the people-centric scheme, says a report release
The Philippines has lifted a two-year moratorium on approving mining exploration permits, in a move that the government and industry hope will help determine the potential of some prospects in the
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