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Shunted out, mining official back in office

After high drama for more than two weeks, Srikakulam assistant geologist and vigilance officer of Mines and Geology Department R Pratap Reddy rejoined duty in Srikakulam on Monday.

published on : 19th June 2018

Kosathalaiyar river bed sand mining: Is government violating its own norms?

The Public Works Department appears to be violating government norms in mining sand from the Kosasthalaiyar river bed.

published on : 18th June 2018

Chennai: Sand mining on Kosasthalaiyar riverbed sets off alarms

However, Express found that nearly half of the 14-acre mining site was covered in shrubbery and has only clay soil at the top.

published on : 18th June 2018

Bengal mulls underground mining route for coal block

Deocha Pachami Dewanganj Harisingha has reserves of 2,102 million tonnes of coal and is spread across 21 villages in Birbhum district.

published on : 8th June 2018

China safety crews rescue 23 people trapped after blast at iron ore project

The explosion at the site, which is under construction, killed 11 people and injured nine on Tuesday morning.

published on : 6th June 2018

Illegal sand mining: Andhra Pradesh to use GPS to curb menace

The minister said that there are 150 notified sand reaches in the state and that 54 check posts have been established to prevent illegal transport of sand.

published on : 31st May 2018

Mining comapnies file plea against closure

The order for closure had come in the wake of a Central Government order stating that no mining or any other activity can be allowed within 10 kilometres of the boundary of a protected area.

published on : 31st May 2018

Environment ministry panel allows mining near Gir Wildlife Sanctuary

A committee of the Ministry of Environment and Forests has given a go-ahead for limestone mining by a private company near Gir Wildlife Sanctuary, the only abode of the Asiatic Lion in the world.

published on : 28th May 2018

China's gold mine at Arunachal border may become another flash point with India

The mine project is being undertaken in Lhunze county under Chinese control adjacent to the Indian border, the Hong Kong-based South China Morning Post reported.

published on : 20th May 2018

SPC provides financial aid to the family of injured SI

Earlier, the state police had reimbursed Rs13 lakh which the family spent for the treatment expense in two phases.

published on : 19th May 2018

Odisha Mining Corporation contributed Rs 7,107 crore to State, Centre in last five years

As part of its celebrations, OMC honoured Prof Dhanush Dhari Mishra, former director of Indian Institute of Technology (Indian School of Mines), Dhanbad.

published on : 17th May 2018

Two arrested for illegal sand mining in Odisha's Tarapur

Raghunathpur Police on Sunday cracked down on an illegal sand extraction racket at Tarapur ghat and arrested two persons.

published on : 14th May 2018

Illegal gravel mining goes unchecked in Srikakulam district; who to blame?

Despite being slapped with hefty penalties for illegal mining, the contracting agencies of the Vamsadhara project continue to mine the area for metal and gravel sans requisite permits.

published on : 14th May 2018

Goa government to file review petition against Supreme Court mining ban order

The five-decade-old mining industry in Goa plunged into uncertainty after the SC ban came into effect on March 16.

published on : 10th May 2018

Night patrol takes a tragic turn for constable

Cop had gone to gather intel after tip-off about illegal sand mining in Parapadi.

published on : 8th May 2018
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