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'Abandoned beauty': Inside the Russian ghost towns frozen in time

Stuff 08 Mar 2021
NZ's notoriously cold homes have nothing on these abandoned buildings in and around a dying coal mining centre ....

DIY Workshop: How to upgrade the bridge on your Tokai 08 Mar 2021
By the early 1980s, the top Japanese manufacturers were doing a fine job of replicating vintage American guitars of the golden era ... Read more. DIY Workshop ... Ideally, I’d use a press drill, but the mine doesn’t have enough clearance for the drill bit to reach to the centre of the body ... I then mark the centre of each bridge screw hole onto the plugs ... .

Govt plan to take over mine auctions faces opposition from a few states

Hindustan Times 07 Mar 2021
The changes have been opposed by some states who see it as another attempt by the Centre to take over mining auctions and impose central rules on a state domain ... Parliament in September 2020 approved an Ordinance promulgated in June to improve revenue from the mining sector and the Centre now wants states to carry out these changes too.

Mines Ministry seeks provision to auction mineral blocks in certain cases

Yahoo Daily News 07 Mar 2021
New Delhi, Mar 7 (PTI) The Mines Ministry has proposed a a clause to enable the central government to auction mineral blocks in case the states face difficulties in sale of such mines ... In cases, where the Centre would auction the blocks, the revenue from such mines will accrue to state governments only, the ministry has clarified.

Croatia: landmine from 1990s Balkan wars kills asylum seeker

The Observer 07 Mar 2021
... unexploded mines remain from the 1990s war ... Anti-personnel mines have killed more than 200 people in Croatia since the end of the war, official figures show ... The Bosnia and Herzegovina Mine Action Centre (BHMAC) estimates there are about 79,000 unexploded mines and other devices.

Ramping up the war business

Independent online (SA) 07 Mar 2021
Terry Crawford-Brown. A study just released by Israeli human rights activists details the global trade and use of Israeli armaments and security systems, from 2019 to 2020. Israel now ranks as one of the world’s top arms exporters ... Although Israel has no diamond mines, it is the world’s leading cutting and polishing centre ... The US is facing bankruptcy.

Panel to look into proposal on dumping inert waste in Bhatti mines

Indian Express 06 Mar 2021
Members of the Ridge Management Board (RMB) Friday decided to form an expert panel to study a proposal made by the South MCD for dumping “inert material” in Bhatti mines at Asola Bhatti Wildlife Sanctuary ... Officials said SDMC is seeking permission to dump this material in 3 former mining pits in the sanctuary and one outside it.Delhi News.

Climate change is opening the Arctic up for business — and China wants in

Australian Broadcasting Corporation 06 Mar 2021
Greenlanders are weighing up the delicate balance of economic growth, foreign influence and their environment as an election campaign largely centred on a Chinese-backed rare earth mine ramps up ... .

COVID-19 affects men and women differently. It's important to track the data

MENA FN 05 Mar 2021
(MENAFN - The Conversation) The African Population Health Research Centre, based in Kenya, has been mining data across 47 countries in Africa, tracki... .

Industry captains seek ease of Karnataka curbs on iron ore export and sale

Hindustan Times 04 Mar 2021
FIMI said the restrictions had resulted in artificial oversupply of iron ore, leaving large quantities unsold and huge stockpiles in the mines ... But all of this depends on clearances from the forest department and the Centre,” said a senior official at the state mines and geology department, requesting anonymity.

Bolstering the ongoing mining reforms

Business Line 04 Mar 2021
MMDR-2015 provided two years for pending mining leases and five years for pending reconnaissance or prospecting licences to be executed ... The seventh reform measure addresses amendments to DMF rules for building tangible assets in the mining-affected areas, such as medical-care facilities, education centres, and transport links.

Sand mining in CRZ: Karnataka HC asks state if it is ready for studyThe PIL ...

Deccan Herald 04 Mar 2021
The PIL was concerning sand mining permits at Phalguni river in Dakshina Kannada ... The petition challenged issuance of temporary permits for sand mining on the banks of Phalguni river at Kenjar, Thukur and Malavoor villages ... NGT directs Centre, states to convene meetings to ensure scientific sand mining ... Sand mining. mining.

'Falling through cracks': Vaccine bypasses some older adults

North Shore News 04 Mar 2021
PORTLAND, Ore ... The pandemic has also closed senior centres, libraries and churches — all places where older Americans might remain visible in their communities and get information about the vaccine ... Others are mining library card rosters, senior centre membership lists and voter registration databases to find disconnected older people ... ____ ... .