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…
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.