Tamil Nadu mineral sand mining ban extended to end-April

By Yoke Wong
Published: Tuesday, 11 April 2017

The government of Tamil Nadu has upheld the mineral sand mining ban in the Indian state, pending the outcome of the next high court hearing in April. Local producers have come together to petition for production to restart.

The government of Tamil Nadu has extended the mineral sand mining ban in the Indian state pending the outcome of the next high court verdict on 27 April.

The Tamil Nadu government has imposed a temporary ban on beach sand mining in the state since December 2016 as part of...

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