Indian government bans beach sand mining for minerals

By Kasia Patel
Published: Tuesday, 24 September 2013

Additional probe ordered into Tamil Nadu garnet, ilmenite and rutile mines

A ban on beach sand mining across Tamil Nadu, India, has been ordered by Chief Minister J. Jayalalitha following a report on alleged illicit mining of beach minerals in the Tuticorin district.

Indian news service, The Hindu, has reported that in addition to the ban, Jayalalitha has ordered another probe...

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