Indian authorities ban mineral sand mining by private companies

By IM Staff
Published: Friday, 09 August 2019

The Indian department of atomic energy is the latest government body to take aim at mineral sand mining.

By Sunder Singh

The Indian Department of Atomic Energy (DAE) has banned mining of mineral sands by private companies in the country through a gazette notification in the last week of July. 

A similar notification was filed by the Indian Ministry of Mines in February.

Earlier in April, Indian...

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