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Rajasthan govt to begin e-auction to mine sandstone to be used for Ram temple

India TV 15 Jun 2021
A state government official said putting the mining blocks on auction became possible after the Union Ministry of Forest and Environment gave an in-principle approval for converting 398 hectares of Bandh Baretha Wildlife Sanctuary land for mining sandstone. About 70 mining blocks ...
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Kazakhstan Could Soon Introduce A Tax On Crypto Mining Operations

CoinGape 15 Jun 2021
Crypto mining has been a hot topic of discussion at this stage, and with China cracking down on local miners, Kazakhstan has emerged as the next big destination for crypto miners ... As per the Ministry of Digital Development, Innovations, and Aerospace, crypto mining operations in Kazakhstan generated a revenue of $18-$25 million every month.
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Calls for independent probe after anti-mine Indonesian official dies

Mongabay 15 Jun 2021
JAKARTA — Human rights and environmental activists have called for an investigation following the sudden death of a top government official in a remote Indonesian archipelago who was opposed to a planned mine covering more than half of his district ... A map of the main island of Sangihe, showing the mining concession held by PT Tambang Mas Sangihe.
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Colombia launches second renewables auction

PV Magazine 15 Jun 2021
Colombia‘s Ministry of Mines and Energy has launched, this week, the country's second auction for large scale renewable energy projects ... In the country’s first renewable energy auction, which was finalized in October 2019, the National Mining and Energy Planning Unit (UPME) ...
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Brazil prepares decree that could lead to electricity rationing in drought

Reuters 15 Jun 2021
The Mines and Energy Ministry said in a statement that the government and state agencies are working "incessantly" to guarantee energy security and avoid having to ration electricity this year in what it termed a "critical juncture." ... 2001, the ministry said.
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'It was our children they killed'

SCNOW Morning News 15 Jun 2021
According to documents obtained by Sentry and seen by CNN, the Ministry of Mines then gave a 25-year concession to a company called Midas Ressources, which was listed as a Russian entity. The Sentry gathered testimony from several people who say the mercenaries have expelled locals from the mines.
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Goa industrial development corporation's coal block plans in limbo

The Times of India 14 Jun 2021
Though the Dongri Tal-ll coal block was allocated to GIDC in September 2019, major milestones for the coal mine were missed as the state government dragged its feet in complying with norms laid down by the coal ministry, said sources.
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China’s Yunnan Province also prepares to move overseas to crack down on Bitcoin mining

OBN 14 Jun 2021
In Yunnan, China’s main mining region, information was confusing about the policies of the municipal government, but the ministry’s energy department officially expressed its view ... utility, but mining companies should prepare to withdraw from the ministry by September.
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Police investigate death of politician who opposed remote gold mine

The Jakarta Post 14 Jun 2021
On April 28, Helmud wrote to the Energy and Mineral Resources Ministry urging it to revoke the mining permit on environmental grounds. The letter had been received and representatives of the ministry were scheduling a meeting with authorities in Sangihe to discuss the mine, Ridwan Djamaluddin, an official from the ministry, said in a statement.
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Indonesia police investigate death of politician who opposed remote gold mine

Reuters 14 Jun 2021
On April 28, Helmud wrote to the Energy and Mineral Resources Ministry urging it to revoke the mine permit on environmental grounds. The letter had been received and representatives of the ministry were scheduling a meeting with authorities in Sangihe to discuss the mine, Ridwan Djamaluddin, an official from the ministry, said in a statement.
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Colombia officially launches 3rd auction for renewables

Renewables Now 14 Jun 2021
The ministry of mines and energy said the auction would take place no later than October 31, 2021 ... The ministry’s draft resolution on the auction in April stated that the power delivery should commence on December 1, 2022 ... that would limit their offer, the ministry said.
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E-auction of Raj sandstone blocks soon for use in Ram temple

Suryaa 14 Jun 2021
Additional chief secretary mines and petroleum Dr Subodh Agarawal confirmed that the approval by the ministry of environment, forest and climate change (MoEFCC) has paved way for the preparation of mining blocks in Bansi Paharpur and their ...
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Tanzania to refine 970 kilograms of gold per day

Ghana Web 14 Jun 2021
Minister Biteko, who is proud of the growth of the mining industry in the country, said another factory with a capacity of 30 kilograms is being built in Dodoma. He said the construction of these facilities, the implementation of mining laws and policies as well as ...
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Centre clears mining in Rajasthan’s protected area to reportedly supply sandstone for Ayodhya temple

The Wire Network 14 Jun 2021
The Centre has given an in-principle into revenue land to allow mining of pink sandstone in the vicinity of Band Baretha Wildlife Sanctuary in Rajasthan’s Bharatpur, the Hindustan Times reported ... “We will welcome any move to legalise the Bansi Paharpur mines.” ... On June 11, the Union environment ministry allowed mining in the area.
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Czech gov't sends draft proposal on Turow mine dispute to Poland

Sina 14 Jun 2021
PRAGUE, June 14 (Xinhua) -- The Czech government has sent a draft proposal to Poland regarding a dispute over a coal mine near the Czech-Polish border, Czech Minister for the Environment Richard Brabec said on Monday ... an open-pit brown coal mine in Poland near the Czech border.

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