NTPC blast: Probe committee formed, NTPC says no explosion, ash collection led to ‘disturbance’

The National Union of Mineworkers has noted with anger the ever-increasing fatalities in the mines after the death of mineworker who passed away yesterday at Kopanang Mine in the North West Provinc

Thirty persons were admitted at the Phebe Hospital for exposure to a chemical spill-over from MNG-Gold reservoir in Bong County over the weekend.

New research, commissioned by the India Committee of the Netherlands and Stop Child Labour, reveals that modern slavery, low wages, unsafe and unhealthy working conditions are rampant in granite quarries in South India. In some quarries, especially in waste stone processing, child labour is found.

The rapid growth of factory farming in Asia for livestock and seafood poses enormous environmental and forced labour risks, in addition to threats to public safety and health, according to a report

Judgement of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of Conservation Action Trust & Others Vs Ministry of Coal & Others dated 24/07/2017 regarding shutting down of mining operations in mines where coal fires are currently burning with immediate effect. The Applicant has also appealed that the coal industry (Coal India Limited, Bharat Coking Coal Limited, Western Coal Fields Limited and Others) obtain all requisite environmental clearance.

Premier Supra Mahumapelo of Bokone Bophirima province has expressed shock at the demise of the four mine workers who were trapped since yesterday in Lekoatau mine near Orkney.

Order of the National Green Tribunal (Central Zonal Bench, Bhopal) in the matter of Rakesh Chaturvedi & Others Vs. State of Madhya Pradesh & Others dated 21/07/2017 regarding illegal mining and sinking of the area in and around Umaria, Madhya Pradesh. The Applicant has also stated that as a result of the recent rains further caving in of the ground has been reported in and around Umaria.

CALABAR, Nigeria - At least nine people were killed and 10 others seriously injured Sunday when a gas tank exploded at a fuel complex in southeastern Nigeria, state police said.

Police in Bangladesh have filed charges ranging from negligence to murder against more than a dozen people after a boiler explosion at a garment plant killed 13 people and injured dozens, officials

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