• Coal comfort: Pacific islands on collision course with Australia over emissions
    • Coal comfort: Pacific islands on collision course with Australia over emissions
    • Coal comfort: Pacific islands on collision course with Australia over emissions

      As Australia looks to expand the coal industry at home, it's also ramping up regional diplomacy aimed at avoiding condemnation by those at the …

      READ MORE 02 Mar 2017
    • Won’t grant NOCs to uranium mining projects in Meghalaya: Khasi District Council
    • Won’t grant NOCs to uranium mining projects in Meghalaya: Khasi District Council
    • Won’t grant NOCs to uranium mining projects in Meghalaya: Khasi District Council

      After the Centre reiterated its move to open up uranium mining in the state, the highest council of the Khasi community says it will not grant an NOC

      READ MORE 20 Feb 2017
    • Philippine green minister stands by her decision to shut mines
    • Philippine green minister stands by her decision to shut mines
    • Philippine green minister stands by her decision to shut mines

      On February 2, Regina Lopez had ordered the closure of 23 of the Philippines' 41 mines and suspended five others for environmental violations

      READ MORE 20 Feb 2017
    • Africa Mining Vision finds support of governments, private companies
    • Africa Mining Vision finds support of governments, private companies
    • Africa Mining Vision finds support of governments, private companies

      The Africa Mining Vision (AMV) has been designed to ensure that mining activities contribute to economic transformation and benefit all African …

      READ MORE 13 Feb 2017
    • Centre's order allows granting of mine leases to applications without environment clearance
    • Centre's order allows granting of mine leases to applications without environment clearance
    • Centre's order allows granting of mine leases to applications without environment clearance

      The ministry’s order, however, states that mining activity cannot begin before the environment clearance is obtained

      READ MORE 06 Jan 2017
    • Jharkhand mine collapse: 11 workers killed; over 50 feared trapped
    • Jharkhand mine collapse: 11 workers killed; over 50 feared trapped
    • Jharkhand mine collapse: 11 workers killed; over 50 feared trapped

      Rescue operations still on, exact number of trapped miners yet to be ascertained

      READ MORE 30 Dec 2016
    • 10 killed in mine collapse in Jharkhand
    • 10 killed in mine collapse in Jharkhand
    • 10 killed in mine collapse in Jharkhand

      Just two days after the state observed the 40th year of India's worst mining tragedy in Chasnala, a coal mine in Lalmatia collapsed trapping more …

      READ MORE 30 Dec 2016
    • New forest policy for mining in limbo as Centre yet to act on important recommendations
    • New forest policy for mining in limbo as Centre yet to act on important recommendations
    • New forest policy for mining in limbo as Centre yet to act on important recommendations

      Two institutions prepared the road map for the future of mining in forest areas, but the Ministry remains undecided

      READ MORE 29 Dec 2016
    • Trouble for Adani’s Carmichael project continues as locals go to court
    • Trouble for Adani’s Carmichael project continues as locals go to court
    • Trouble for Adani’s Carmichael project continues as locals go to court

      The Carmichael mining project in Australia faces another legal challenge as aboriginal group claims ownership of land

      READ MORE 07 Dec 2016
    • Fracking, mining, murder: the killer agenda driving migration in Mexico and Central America
    • Fracking, mining, murder: the killer agenda driving migration in Mexico and Central America
    • Fracking, mining, murder: the killer agenda driving migration in Mexico and Central America

      Are high levels of violence and displacement in Central America and Mexico caused by natural resource exploitation?

      READ MORE 24 Nov 2016
    • A 'sapphire rush' has sent at least 45,000 miners into Madagascar's protected rainforests
    • A 'sapphire rush' has sent at least 45,000 miners into Madagascar's protected rainforests
    • A 'sapphire rush' has sent at least 45,000 miners into Madagascar's protected rainforests

      The island's latest mining boom threatens a critically endangered lemur – and puts human lives at risk

      READ MORE 23 Nov 2016
    • Odisha Mining Corporation's fresh attempt to mine Niyamgiri
    • Odisha Mining Corporation's fresh attempt to mine Niyamgiri
    • Odisha Mining Corporation's fresh attempt to mine Niyamgiri

      In May 2013, 12 gram sabhas surrounding the Niyamgiri hills had voted against mining in the region

      READ MORE 08 Nov 2016
    • Ex-Karnataka chief minister acquitted in Bellary mining bribery case
    • Ex-Karnataka chief minister acquitted in Bellary mining bribery case
    • Ex-Karnataka chief minister acquitted in Bellary mining bribery case

      CBI court judge RB Dharmagowder acquitted all 13 accused in the case

      READ MORE 26 Oct 2016
    • Town today, gone tomorrow
    • Town today, gone tomorrow
    • Town today, gone tomorrow

      Morwa town, built to serve mining companies, faces the ugly truth of its own displacement

      READ MORE 05 Oct 2016
    • Six killed in Jharkhand after police fire at farmers protesting land acquisition   
    • Six killed in Jharkhand after police fire at farmers protesting land acquisition   
    • Six killed in Jharkhand after police fire at farmers protesting land acquisition  

      This is the third time the police have opened fire at the protesting farmers in the area

      READ MORE 01 Oct 2016
    • NGT issues notice to Odisha government for hiding fact about forest in bauxite mine
    • NGT issues notice to Odisha government for hiding fact about forest in bauxite mine
    • NGT issues notice to Odisha government for hiding fact about forest in bauxite mine

      Details related to forest cover were kept secret to secure environmental clearance from MoEF

      READ MORE 17 Sep 2016
    • Caribbean countries growing at the cost of their ocean: report
    • Caribbean countries growing at the cost of their ocean: report
    • Caribbean countries growing at the cost of their ocean: report

      The Caribbean Sea is a crucial resource for the 40 million people who inhabit the region’s small island states

      READ MORE 14 Sep 2016
    • Coal India signs MoU for environmental audit of mines
    • Coal India signs MoU for environmental audit of mines
    • Coal India signs MoU for environmental audit of mines

      The MoU with Indian Council of Forestry Research and Education will facilitate eco-restoration of 430 mines

      READ MORE 02 Sep 2016
    • Adani should bow out gracefully from its Carmichael coal mine
    • Adani should bow out gracefully from its Carmichael coal mine
    • Adani should bow out gracefully from its Carmichael coal mine

      With the last major court case cleared, Adani is free to proceed with its Carmichael coal mine. But the business case is not looking good

      READ MORE 31 Aug 2016
    • Odisha DMF's budget allocation lacks focus on health, other basic services
    • Odisha DMF's budget allocation lacks focus on health, other basic services
    • Odisha DMF's budget allocation lacks focus on health, other basic services

      Mining-affected people in Kendujhar district will get only Rs 5 crore for basic health facilities, while Rs 4 crore will be spent on a …

      READ MORE 18 Aug 2016
    • CAG picks holes in coal auctions
    • CAG picks holes in coal auctions
    • CAG picks holes in coal auctions

      The report highlights that there are inaccuracies and inconsistencies in valuation of auctioned mines

      READ MORE 27 Jul 2016
    • The new rise of Nauru: can the island bounce back from its mining boom and bust?
    • The new rise of Nauru: can the island bounce back from its mining boom and bust?
    • The new rise of Nauru: can the island bounce back from its mining boom and bust?

      As the island aims to develop sustainably, there are signs of the green shoots of recovery

      READ MORE 15 Jul 2016
    • Treasure from trash: how mining waste can be mined a second time
    • Treasure from trash: how mining waste can be mined a second time
    • Treasure from trash: how mining waste can be mined a second time

      Identifying mine waste as economic resources will help support global demand for critical metals and boost mining industry during the downturn

      READ MORE 04 Jul 2016
    • Australia, source of uranium and lead pollution in Antarctica
    • Australia, source of uranium and lead pollution in Antarctica
    • Australia, source of uranium and lead pollution in Antarctica

      Since 1945, rise in Southern Hemisphere uranium levels has been attributed to uranium mining in Australia 

      READ MORE 01 Jul 2016