Opposition files charges against South Africa's deputy president

An opposition party has filed criminal charges against South Africa's deputy president and other officials for their alleged involvement in the police shooting deaths of 34 miners during labor unrest.

Goa seeks expedition of process to resume mining in state

 Goa on Friday asked the Centre to initiate steps to resume the process of mining in the mineral-rich state, which has been put on hold for over two years now.

Odisha govt targets to double OMC's mineral production by 2019

 The Odisha government on Saturday decided to enhance the production capacity of the Odisha Mining Corporation (OMC) to 20 million tonnes by 2019.

Nagaland keen on increasing revenue from mining

 Nagaland Chief Minister TR Zeliang on Saturday met Steel and Mines Minister Narendra Singh Tomar to deliberate on ways to increase the revenue of the Northeastern state from mining.

Still studying uranium project in Meghalaya: Minister

Union Minister of State for Atomic Energy Jitendra Singh said on Tuesday that his department was still studying the proposed mining of uranium ore in Meghalaya.

Illegal mining: Cop comes under attack, escapes with injuries

A police sub-inspector was injured when he jumped into a pit to save his life after an excavator illegally mining 'murum' allegedly made an attempt to mow him down at Sirmaur area, 45 km from the district headquarters.

Green cover in Odisha threatened by mining

Odisha's decision to open more mines is set to affect the green cover in the state further, environmentalists have warned.

Army deployed over Peru mining project violence

Peruvian troops have been deployed to help maintain law and order after weeks of deadly protests about a controversial mining project in the country`s south, the government said Saturday.

18 mining leases extended, Odisha govt tells HC

Odisha government has decided to extend the lease validity period of 18 iron and manganese ore mines which were closed since May last year following a Supreme Court order.

NGT asks Centre to reply on mining in Doon Valley in Uttarakhand

 The National Green Tribunal on Thursday sought the Centre's response on a plea for stay on mining of minor minerals "carried out without approval" of authorities in the Doon Valley in Uttarakhand.

NGT asks Centre to reply on mining in Doon Valley in U'khand

The National Green Tribunal Thursday sought the Centre's response on a plea for stay on mining of minor minerals "carried out without approval" of authorities in the Doon Valley in Uttarakhand.

`I am not a murderer`, says charged Turkey mine chief

The chief executive of the mine where 301 miners died in 2014 in Turkey`s deadliest industrial accident on Thursday insisted he was not a murderer and said he was still struggling to understand the causes of the tragedy.

Bolivia works to fill mountain mined for 5 centuries

Bolivian authorities have dumped roughly 30,000 tonnes of dirt on Cerro Rico to keep the shape of the Potosi mountain, which is sinking after more than five centuries of mining for silver and other minerals.

J&K govt asks Army to ensure fencing of areas under mines

Jammu and Kashmir government on Sunday said there is need for proper fencing of the areas under mines in the forward villages along the Line of Control (LoC) so that people can take adequate precautions.

Mining to be started soon in Khanak, Dadam hills: Khattar

Haryana Chief Minister Manohar Lal Khattar on Thursday said that mining work would be started in Khanak and Dadam hills as soon as approval from the Environment department is received.

Five killed, one missing in coal mine accident in China

Five miners were killed while one worker was missing due to a flood in a shale mine in central China's Hunan Province, official media reported on Saturday.

Cost of mining will go up: Miners on new Mines Bill

 The cost of mining is set to go up with the passage of the new mining bill that mandates miners to pay more for project affected people, according to industry officials.