India’s beach sand miners urge PM to scrap new rules
Published: Friday, 15 July 2016
The Beach Minerals Producers Association argues that the new Atomic Minerals Concession Rules would negatively affect India's beach sand mining industry and force private miners to close down.
Private beach sand miners have appealed to
the prime minster of India, Narendra Modi, to hold back the
execution of the new Atomic Minerals Concession Rules (AMCR)
2016, claiming that the regulations are likely to restrict
private mining that does not meet the qualifying criteria