Posts Tagged ‘mining’

People’s protest against land acquisition for expansion of limestone mining of OCL India

The Forum for Gram Sabha Committee, a local people’s organization, has been protesting against the proposed land acquisition for limestone mining of OCL India Ltd. at Rajgangpur, Sundargarh. It has also been raising voices against the gross violations of constitutional provisions related to the 5th Schedule Area and LARR Act, 2013 in the process of […]

5,000 mining units inactive throughout country

5,000 mining units inactive throughout country – Tehran%20Times TEHRAN – There are 11,800 mining units in the country, of which just 6,800 units are active and the rest are inactive, an official with Industry, Mining and Trade Ministry announced. Reza Mohtashami-Pour, the deputy minister for mines and mineral processing, said more than 60 to 70 […]

Labor, Environmentalists, And Indigenous Unite To Defeat Mining

A zoning law would have opened up the southern Argentinian province of Chubut to large-scale mining by multinational corporations. But the law was defeated in just five days by an alliance of environmentalists, workers, youth, and indigenous people. Their fight points the way forward for other movements around the world. The people of the southern […]

Multi-billion Rio Tinto mining project sparks protests in Serbia

Hundreds of protestors have demonstrated in Loznica, western Serbia, against a mining project they say threatens the local environment. The multinational corporation Rio Tinto is set to invest billions of euros in the mine, which is a rich potential source of battery-grade lithium carbonate, but some locals and activists say the environmental cost will be […]

Stop Deep-Sea Mining

Marine Expert Statement Calling for a Pause to Deep-Sea Mining . Signed by 530 marine science & policy experts from over 44 countries The deep sea is home to a significant proportion of Earth’s biodiversity, with most species yet to be discovered. The richness and diversity of organisms in the deep sea supports ecosystem processes […]

Migrant women labourers hit by ban on sand mining

During lockdown, the ban on sand mining in the Matigara block of Siliguri in West Bengal has left over 2000 labourers struggling to make ends meet. Picture courtesy Roshan Gupta Siliguri: In the Matigara block of Siliguri, West Bengal, over 2000 labourers who are solely dependent on the sand lifting business along the Balasun river, […]

IMIDRO allocates over $238m to developing mining infrastructure

IMIDRO allocates over $238m to developing mining infrastructure – Tehran%20Times TEHRAN – Iranian Mines and Mining Industries Development and Renovation Organization (IMIDRO) is going to spend 10 trillion rials (about $238.1 million) for developing mining infrastructure across the country in the current Iranian calendar year (started on March 21), an official with the organization said. […]

Stone Mining and Crushing Units Need Reforms For Protecting Workers and Environment

The most widespread mining in India relates to  mining and quarrying of various kinds of stone aimed at supplying stone to construction sector. Since this is widely scattered in the country and is frequently in the informal sector, complete and reliable records are difficult to obtain but clearly it is very widespread and despite some […]

Rivers Ravaged by Sand-Mining Mafias

Disturbing reports have been appearing from several parts of the country of rivers ravaged by sand-mining mafias to the extent that the very survival of some of the smaller rivers serious harmed in this way has been threatened. Much of this mining  is clearly illegal and controlled by powerful local mafias who do not hesitate […]

Bitcoin mining is helping Iran avoid US sanctions, study shows

A new study has found that Iran now accounts for 4.5 per cent of the world’s bitcoin mining and that the country is using the technology to generate hundreds of millions of dollars in cryptocurrency assets to circumnavigate crippling sanctions imposed by the US and other countries. Washington has subjected Tehran to economic penalties since […]

Cryptocurrency mining using household electricity to face heavy fines

TEHRAN- Iranian Energy Ministry’s spokesman for the electricity sector said that those cryptocurrency miners, who use household electricity, will have to pay a heavy fine if identified. In addition to paying the mentioned fines, those miners must also compensate for the damages they cause to the electricity network, Mostafa Rajabi Mashhadi added. This year, electricity […]

Small Australian Mining Firms Being Squeezed Out by Climate-Change Activism

Local Australian resource firms say financial institutions—driven by climate change—are constricting the industry by withholding vital insurance and loan services crucial for new mining projects. Leading some companies to warn that global mining conglomerates—who can go offshore for financial support—will become more entrenched as smaller businesses risk closing. This comes as a parliamentary inquiry examines […]

Mining sector records annual positive trade balance

Mining sector records annual positive trade balance – Tehran%20Times TEHRAN – Iranian mining industry has registered a $4.271 billion positive trade balance in the previous Iranian calendar year (ended on March 20), according to the Industry, Mining and Trade Ministry data. Based on the mentioned data, some 55.124 million tons of minerals and mining industry […]

Issuance of mining licenses up over 18% in a year

TEHRAN – Iranian Industry, Mining and Trade Ministry data show that 680 mining operation licenses have been issued in the previous Iranian calendar year 1399 (March 20, 2020-March 20, 2021) to register an 18.1-percent increase compared to the preceding year. Based on the mentioned data, 576 licenses had been issued in the Iranian calendar year […]

Bill Gates’ Foundation Funded ‘DNA Mining’ Using COVID-19 Tests

This is an excerpt of The Daily Wrap Up 3/6/21 As always, take the information discussed in the video below and research it for yourself, and come to your own conclusions. Anyone telling you what the truth is, or claiming they have the answer, is likely leading you astray, for one reason or another. Stay […]

Bill Gates Funded ‘DNA Mining’ Through COVID Tests, MSM Lies & Netanyahu’s ‘Global Vaccine Empire’

Podcast: Play in new window | Download | Embed Subscribe: Apple Podcasts | Email | RSS Welcome to The Daily Wrap Up, a concise show dedicated to bringing you the most relevant independent news, as we see it, from the last 24 hours (3/6/21). As always, take the information discussed in the video below and […]

USDA Pauses Land Transfer Of Oak Flat To Mining Company

Above photo: Wendsler Nosie, Facebook. Pending Further Review. Washington, DC – Citing the Presidential Memorandum signed by President Joe Biden on Jan. 26 on tribal consultation and strengthening nation to nation relationships, the U.S. Dept. of Agriculture (USDA) has put on hold the transfer of 5,439 acres of high-value conservation land in Arizona to Resolution […]

Exports from mining sector stand at $5.6b in 10 months

TEHRAN- The value of Iran’s exports from the mining sector stood at $5.612 billion in the first 10 months of the current Iranian calendar year (March 20,2020-January 19, 2021), according to the data released by the Islamic Republic of Iran Customs Administration (IRICA). Based on the mentioned data, the Iranian mining sector exported 34.09 million […]

Trump admin secretly eased sanctions on Israeli mining tycoon Dan Gertler

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Apache Stronghold Lawsuit Over Oak Flat Halts Transfer To Mining Company

By Apache Stronghold, Popular Resistance. January 17, 2021 Ab0ve photo: Just Seeds. After Apache File Lawsuit and Place Lien on Oak Flat, Federal Judge Orders Injunction Hearing and Forest Service Delays Land Transfer. Apache Stronghold, on behalf of traditional Apache religious and cultural leaders, placed a lien on Oak Flat on Wednesday, January 13, with the Pinal County Recorder’s Office.  […]

Foreign investment in industrial, mining, trade sectors up 71% in 8 months

TEHRAN – The volume of foreign investment attracted in Iran’s industrial, mining and trade sectors during the first eight months of the current Iranian calendar year (March 21-November 20) increased 71.2 percent compared to the same period in the previous year. According to the latest data released by the Industry, Mining and Trade Ministry, the […]

Ancient Mining In South Africa: Specularite Of Enoch’s Shining Gods

Bronze was a prized metal in ancient Egypt and Mesopotamia. It is an alloy of copper and tin and its production requires smelters at temperatures above 1 500 degrees Celsius.  It is unlikely to have been produced accidentally by mixing copper and tin rock around campfires. Although it was plentiful in use, appearing inside burial […]

Mining for modernization in the Gulf states

Saudi Arabia is bolstering its efforts to diversify the country’s revenue sources away from liquid gold, also known as petroleum, to mining actual gold and other minerals. At the end of December, a new mining law will take effect, making it easier and more financially attractive for both local and international stakeholders to invest in […]

Rio Tinto Mining and the Destruction of Aboriginal Juukan Cave Heritage. A Loss to Humanity

Counter Information Global Research, September 22, 2020 The Anglo-Australian multinational company Rio Tinto – the largest iron ore mining company in the world – demolished two 46,000-year-old Aboriginal rock shelters in May. What is particularly disturbing about this event is that Rio Tinto was apparently acting entirely within the law, which is to say that […]

Russia voices readiness to invest in Iran’s mining sector

Mehdi Karbasian, the chairman of the Iranian Mines and Mining Industries Development and Renovation Organization (IMIDRO), was quoted by the media in Tehran as saying that Russia’s UMMC Holding has started negotiations to participate in projects to increase Iran’s production of strategic metals such as copper, zinc, and gold. Karbasian said a good potential existed […]

Iran interested to invest in Herat mining project

TOLOnews– Iran is willing to invest in Sangan iron ore mine in Herat province and process the mineral resource inside that country. However, the Afghan government has called for processing the mineral resource inside Afghanistan, the acting minister of mines Nargis Nehan said. Sangan iron ore is located in bordering areas between Afghanistan and Iran. […]

Is Profit-Maximizing Data-Mining Undermining Democracy?

As many of you know, was falsely labeled propaganda by thepropaganda operation known as ProporNot back in 2016. The Washington Postsaw fit to promote ProporNot’s propaganda operation because it aligned with the newspaper’s view that any site that wasn’t pro-status quo was propaganda; the possibility of reasoned dissent has vanished into a void of warring accusations of propaganda and “fake news” […]

Trump’s 2020 Campaign Manager Is A Data-Mining Mafioso

On Tuesday President Donald Trump reportedly named Brad Parscale his 2020 campaign manager. Parscale had served as the digital media director for Trump’s 2016 campaign. Parscale gives me Alexander Dugin vibe. The Week, February 28, 2018: (Trump)..who claims to have accomplished 64 percent of his agenda after one year in office wouldn’t need a second term, […]

Grand theft crypto: 600 bitcoin-mining computers stolen in Iceland

The computers were stolen from data centers across the country. Police said it’s the biggest series of robberies to happen in Iceland, and it’s believed to be connected to organized crime, Iceland Monitor reports. “This is a grand theft on a scale unseen before,” Reykjanes police chief Olafur Helgi Kjartansson said, AP reports. “Everything points to this […]

Toxic Water Seeps From Norwegian Mining Site in Brazil’s Amazon

SÃO PAULO, BRAZIL – After almost a week of denials by both Hydro Alunorte and Para state officials, experts from Brazil’s Health Ministry confirmed that basins carrying residue deposits from a Norwegian mining operation overflowed last weekend, dumping toxic waste into waterways and soil around the metropolitan area of Para’s capital, Belem, located […]

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