Plea to lift beach sand mining ban

Representatives of various industries’ association from southern districts on Tuesday appealed to chief minister Jayalalithaa to lift the suspension of beach sand mining in Tut­icorin, Tirunelveli and Kanyakumari districts as it derailed the livelihood of over 50,000 families with breadwinners losing jobs. The association also sought an appointment with CM to explain their plight. “We […]

TN ban on mineral sand mining hits downstream industries

TN ban on mineral sand mining hits downstream industries R. BALAJI  CHENNAI, SEPT. 22:   Over half a dozen downstream companies will be impacted by the Tamil Nadu Government’s decision to halt mineral sand mining pending an enquiry into allegations of illegal exploitation of the resource. According to the Mineral Welfare Association representing the industry […]