Mining

Brick kiln owners level pits to cover up proof of illegal mining in Thadagam

Illegal brick kiln operators allegedly levelled pits, which were dug to mine red sand for the kilns, in Thadagam Valley to cover up the violations.

published on : 9th October 2021

Uttarakhand to have new mining policy soon, say state officials

State Chief Secretary SS Sandhu said, 'for the first time, suggestions have been invited from the stakeholders to formulate 'User Friendly' policy for mining'.

published on : 2nd October 2021

Rally for resumption of mining in Odisha's Maliparbat

Maliparbat mine was leased to Hindalco in 2006 which failed to carry out operations due to stiff resistance from the tribals, resulting in expiry of the lease terms.

published on : 1st October 2021

Government's bid to resume coal mining in Meghalaya triggers concerns about safety

The Shillong-based activist had survived an attack from the miscreants in 2018 during a visit to an illegal coal mining site in East Jaintia Hills. 

published on : 27th September 2021

Commercial mining: Government launches '2nd attempt' of auction process for 11 coal mines

Out of these 11 mines, six are fully explored and five are partially explored. The auction will be held online through a transparent two-stage process, on the basis of percentage revenue share.

published on : 27th September 2021

TS High Court dismisses IAS officer’s plea

Srilakshmi’s counsel wanted the court to defer the hearing on the case till the dispute on the boundary between OMC and its rival mining companies on the Andhra-Karnataka border is resolved.

published on : 25th September 2021

Centre seeks State view to amend Mineral Concession Rule

The country is totally dependent on import of these minerals to meet its requirement.

published on : 24th September 2021

Telangana HC dismisses AP cadre IAS officer Srilakshmi’s petition in OMC case

The CBI informed the court that the probe into the case was over and that it has no intention of filing any additional chargesheet in respect to the case. 

published on : 24th September 2021

Make culprits of illegal mining pay, Madras HC tells TN govt

“The State has to realise due compensation from the perpetrators of illegal mining, including on account of the desecration of the ecology and the biodegradation,” the bench stated.

published on : 22nd September 2021

Recover loss, compensation from illegal mining operators: Madras High Court

The Madras HC directed the Tamil Nadu government to take steps to recover the loss caused by the illegal miners and quarry owners.

published on : 21st September 2021

Truck owners clash over iron ore transport in Odisha's Keonjhar district

Sources said that there have been frequent clashes between the two truckers' associations over transport of iron ore.

published on : 20th September 2021

TNIE impact: NGT panel to probe illegal sand mining on Cooum river bank

The Southern Bench of the National Green Tribunal on Wednesday constituted a committee to look into the illegal sand mining from the Cooum river close to the Marina in Chennai.

published on : 16th September 2021

Andhra Pradesh High Court pulls up officials over illegal mining

Mining department officials informed the court that temporary permissions were given to take up mining of sand.

published on : 15th September 2021

World Gold Council members commit to disclosures in line with TCFD

The TCFD, created in 2015 by the Financial Stability Board (FSB), has developed a framework to help public companies and other organisations disclose climate-related risks and opportunities.

published on : 13th September 2021

Save our rivers from sand mafia

Historically, illegal and unscientific sand mining have taken a toll on rivers and the ecosystem around them. Sand mafias have continued to thrive under political patronage.

published on : 11th September 2021
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