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Vedanta, ministry refuse to divulge terms of approval

In order to push through its grand university project, Vedanta is keeping quiet about the clearance it has received from the Ministry of Environment and Forests (MoEF) almost three weeks ago. The ministry, while giving its clearance, has set forth more than 50 terms...

Tainted Gold

Five reasons not to buy shares in the Toka Tindung gold mine project of Archipelago Resources Plc. On 11 May, Banktrack, London Mining Network and other organisations sent an 'investors' warning' to institutions investing in London-listed Archipelago Resources. Read...

African Uranium Alliance Statement

Uranium Mining at the UN Committee on Sustainable Development (CSD), New York, 6 May 2010 (Among companies mining uranium in Africa are Rio Tinto at the Rossing mine in Namibia) In the area of mining, the mining of uranium is a special issue. Uranium is heavy metal...

UK Government agency pushes mineral sector in Orissa

In the last ten years, the British government has given £200 million in aid to the state of Orissa in north-eastern India. This aid has been conditional on the government of Orissa agreeing to undertake, with the Department for International Development (DFID) and the...

Tanzania faces industry opposition to its new mining law

After being criticised for failing to implement a mining bill that would bring greater benefit to the country, the Tanzanian government has now passed the law which increases both the royalty on minerals and ensures a government stake in future mining projects. The...

Barrick's chairman unapologetic in face of protest

As if he doesn't have enough to do, it seems that Barrick chairman Peter Munk is now defending capitalism as a whole, as well as his company's shocking record, at the company's AGM. He appears to have done this through boasting of achievements, blanket denial and...

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