Commission report may trigger shutdown of mines in Indian state

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A report released by the M. B. Shah Commission might change the face of the mining industry in the Indian state of Odisha. The exhaustive document with almost five volumes claims both the central and state governments are connected to illegal activities. Several mines are now likely to face temporary closure after the commission’s analysis on illegal mining of iron … Read more

Deloitte’s top 10 mining trends for 2014

701px Jericho Diamond Mine pit Nunavut Canada

The latest report made by the agency Deloitte, entitled “Tracking the trends 2014“, lists the top 10 mining trends for the next year, showing how the companies can adapt their work to the ever changing industry dynamics. According to the document, quoted in a press release, mining firms will continue to be confronted with the compounding challenges of … Read more

Akoben initiative: EPA’s report distinguishes mining firms in Ghana for improved operations


Mining companies operating in Ghana have earned their right to some compliments: according to a report made by the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), the firms have generally improved their operations in fields like respect towards mining laws and development of corporate social responsibilities. The document “Environmental Performance Rating and Disclosure ‘Akoben’ of Mining Companies”, regarding data … Read more