Asim Saleem Bajwa said that the development work on mining has been completed by 20 per cent and 15 per cent on the power plant project.
NEW DELHI: At least 13 miners were feared dead after being trapped by flooding in an illegal "rat hole" coal mine site in remote northeastern India, police said Friday. Dozens of emergency workers were pumping water out of a large trench that was flooded early Thursday near a river in mineral-rich Meghalaya state. "We are doing our best to reach out to them. Our information is 13 people were inside at the time of flooding," police official Lethindra Sangma told AFP. An Indian court had banned coal mining in the area…
ISLAMABAD: Pakistan Stone Development Company (PASDEC) has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with the government of Balochistan for the overall development of marble and granite mining and processing sector of the province. On behalf of PASDEC, Chief Executive Officer (CEO) Zahid Maqsood Sheikh signed the MoU while Secretary Industries and Commerce Aziz Ahmed Tarar signed the MoU on behalf of the government of Balochistan. The MoU entails collaboration for the development of marble and granite sector of…
BOGOTA: Colombia's widespread illegal mining is blamed for causing environmental damage and holding workers in slave-like conditions -- and now is also being blamed for a malaria outbreak.
YANGON, Myanmar: At least 30 people were killed in a huge landslide as they picked through mountains of waste rubble in a remote mining area of northern Myanmar searching for precious jade, state media reported Sunday.
JOHANNESBURG: As mining companies in resource-rich Africa bleed jobs due to plunging commodity prices, the ripple effect of redundancies has raised concern about social unrest amid declining economic growth.
DONETSK: Rescuers found 32 bodies of miners in the Zasyadko mine in eastern Ukraine a day after a blast ripped through the shaft, a rebel official said on Thursday.
COLOMBO: Sri Lanka's new president has cancelled mining licences issued by the previous government to 16 foreign companies to search for blue sapphires and other gems, his office said Sunday.