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Meghalaya Affected families unable to get food after ban on mining

Aug 22, 2014

Meghalaya Affected families unable to get food after ban on mining

An organisation for coal miners and owners has said families dependent on mining have been finding it difficult to get two square meals a day. #food #India #NewsTracker #Poverty #Meghalaya #Coal mining #Shillong #ban #Hunger #National Green Tribunal #starvation #MIPRL-M
For Goa's 'trusted' miners, Parrikar may throw Modi's manifesto to the wind

Aug 20, 2014

For Goa's 'trusted' miners, Parrikar may throw Modi's manifesto to the wind

Parrikar claims, his intent to renew the mining leases is directed by an 13 August judgement of the Bombay High Court bench in Panaji, but in reality by choosing to not appeal against the order and follow the renewal of leases route, the chief minister may have just gone back on his Modis 2014 poll manifesto. #Politics #UPA #BJP #Narendra Modi #ConnectTheDots #Lok Sabha #Goa #Bombay High Court #MINING #Manohar Parrikar #Shah Commission #States
China 29 miners trapped after blast

Aug 19, 2014

China 29 miners trapped after blast

China has some of the world's deadliest mines, but they are getting safer with stricter work safety enforcement. #China #NewsTracker #Blast #mine #miners trapped
Australian billionaire lambasts China govt, calls them 'mongrels'

Aug 19, 2014

Australian billionaire lambasts China govt, calls them 'mongrels'

"We've had three judgements in the Federal Court and the Supreme Court of Western Australia and an arbitration against these Chinese mongrels I'm saying that because they're Communist, they shoot their own people, they haven't got a justice system and they want to take over this country." #China #Australia #Chinese government #Iron ore #Partnerships #MINING #Titanic #communist #Billionaire #Clive Palmer #outburst #Mineralogy
Karnataka mining scam Rs 37.86 crore assets of Reddy attached

Aug 17, 2014

Karnataka mining scam Rs 37.86 crore assets of Reddy attached

A special anti-money laundering court in New Delhi has attached assets worth over Rs 37.86 crore belonging to former Karnataka minister and mining baron Gali Janardhana Reddy and his wife in connection with an alleged multi-crore iron ore mining scam. #India #NewsTracker #Karnataka #Illegal mining #G Janardhana Reddy #Bellary

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Wake up India, neither Modi nor Rahul will solve your problems

Aug 19, 2013

Wake up India, neither Modi nor Rahul will solve your problems

It says a lot about us when not even a thousand of the big fat web warrior brigade, that tweets and comments 24x7 on everything that mentions a Modi or a Gandhi, apparently in the interest of a better India, could not find two landmark judgments significant enough to merit any attention. #Politics #India #ToTheContrary #Congress #BJP #Environment #Narendra Modi #Supreme Court #Rahul Gandhi #Uttarakhand #Hydel Projects #Mineral mining #Big Corporates

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Illegal sand mining: How villagers took control of their land and destiny

Aug 19, 2014

BHP Plans Massive Restructuring

BHP said it would split off nickel, aluminum and other properties into a new company that could be valued at up to $12 billion, in what would be one of the biggest asset sales in mining history...
Illegal sand mining: How villagers took control of their land and destiny

Aug 23, 2014

Efforts to Revive Rich California Mine Hit Strong Resistance

Where forty-niners once roamed, a plan to dig up 240,000 ounces of gold is vehemently opposed by local residents who fear damage to the environment and their way of life...
Illegal sand mining: How villagers took control of their land and destiny

Aug 20, 2014

Mining giant Glencore makes good on pledge with $1 bln buyback

Commodities group Glencore became the first of the large miners to honor promises to return cash to shareholders, announcing a share buyback program of up to $1 billion as it reported forecast-beating first-half profit...