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Mineral sand mining in Tamil Nadu could restart in short-term

By Yoke Wong
Published: Tuesday, 07 March 2017

Mineral sand mining could potentially restart in Tamil Nadu in the coming months following a temporary government production and export ban enforced late in 2016.

Some mineral sands mining operations on the coast of Tamil Nadu in India could restart in the short-term pending a high court verdict on 27 March.

The Tamil Nadu government has imposed a temporary ban on beach sand mining in the state for the past four months as part of...

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