gold mine in meghalaya

  • Meghalaya Illegal Mining: At Least 13 Trapped Labourers

    In the northeastern state of Meghalaya, where illegal coal mining has been on the rise, many have lost their lives in the lifegambling occupation. The state which is famous for rathole mining (a term used in coal mining because of mine''s hole like size) has numerous unregulated and unmonitored coal mines.

    Get price
  • Down the rat hole: what draws men to Meghalaya''s mines

    Down the rat hole: what draws men to Meghalaya''s mines Crawling for 67 hours hauling a coal cart in complete dark for Rs 1,500 per day, or scrounging for work at home, earning Rs 200 daily. This difference is what draws men from Chirang in Assam to East Jaintia mines in Meghalaya — including the three missing now and the one survivor

    Get price
  • Meghalaya Illegal Mining: At Least 13 Trapped Labourers

    In the northeastern state of Meghalaya, where illegal coal mining has been on the rise, many have lost their lives in the lifegambling occupation. The state which is famous for rathole mining (a term used in coal mining because of mine''s hole like size) has numerous unregulated and unmonitored coal mines.

    Get price
  • Meghalaya mine tragedy: Navy divers to join rescue

    Dec 29, 2018 · It''s been 17 days since 15 labourers were trapped in illegal coal mines in Jaintia hills in Meghalaya. The miners are trapped in a 370feetdeep illegal coal mine in Ksan area of

    Get price
  • Meghalaya mine tragedy: Despite largescale exploitation

    This time there is the rare mention of Meghalaya which had applied for five mines — four of them were under process with the Central Government and clarifiions were sought for the fifth one. Lok Sabha unstarred question no 2,391 of 23 August, 2013, relating to illegal mining. For the first time, Mizoram figures in the list with two illegal

    Get price
  • What Is RatHole Mining? 15 Meghalaya Miners Trapped in

    Dec 26, 2018 · After investigating the matter, the government announced discovering 222 children working in the mines. Agnes Kharshiing, the antimining activist, has been a strong voice throughout for her campaign against illegal mining. Many prominent individuals living outside the state own a coal mine in Meghalaya or are associated with the trade.

    Get price
  • Supreme Court resumes hearing on coal mining ban in Meghalaya

    Also read: Meghalaya: Conrad attacks exCM Mukul Sangma over coal mining ban. Gonsalves said that the National Green Tribunal which had on January asked the Meghalaya government to impose a fine of Rs 100 crore for failing to check illegal mining in the state was a justified step.

    Get price
  • After Meghalaya''s Claims of 32 Lakh Metric Ton Coal, NGT

    Jul 24, 2019 · After Meghalaya''s Claims of 32 Lakh Metric Ton Coal, NGT Seeks Details of Mine Owner, Loion, Stock Meanwhile, the Meghalaya government filed communiion urging the committee to give them a month''s time for formulation of policy for the disposal of coal to which the NGT panel agreed.

    Get price
  • Meghalaya mine collapse: Navy divers, IAF join rescue

    Meghalaya mine collapse: Navy divers, IAF join rescue operations to save trapped miners Meghalaya mine collapse: A 15member diving team of the Indian Navy will assist in the rescue operations, they will reach the site tomorrow.

    Get price
  • Meghalaya''s mining quandary: No rathole mine is

    Jan 30, 2019 · Meghalaya''s mining quandary: No rathole mine is environmentally sound and safe, ban it forever To bolster the above falsehood, another myth was perpetrated—that the coal mines in

    Get price
  • Trapped miner''s father wants to rappel down Meghalaya mine

    Trapped miner''s father wants to rappel down Meghalaya mine to look for son. Bhangnamari (Assam): Solibar Rahman stopped working in Meghalaya''s illegal coal mines in 2012. The native of this village in western Assam''s Chirang district is, however, confident of his skills and is now bracing for one last attempt to rappel down the 380foot coal mine at Ksan in Meghalaya''s East Jaintia

    Get price
  • Meghalaya coal mine mishap: Has the government failed the

    Dec 26, 2018 · Fifteen miners are trapped in an illegal "rathole" mine in Meghalaya, and their families have given up hope that they''ll be rescued alive. The unscientific mining of coal using small horizontal holes along the coal seams has been banned by the National Green Tribunal since 2014.

    Get price
  • The Structural Problems of RatHole Mining in Meghalaya

    On 17 April 2014, India''s National Green Tribunal (NGT) temporarily banned rathole mining in Meghalaya. Before this, the state government was not concerned with the prevention of rathole mining, which has endangered the life of miners since the 1980s.

    Get price
  • Meghalaya Mining: Two Weeks On, 15 Workers Still Trapped

    In the northeastern state of Meghalaya, where illegal coal mining has been on the rise, many have lost their lives in the lifegambling occupation. The state which is famous for rathole mining (a term used in coal mining because of mine''s hole like size) has numerous unregulated and unmonitored coal mines.

    Get price
  • Meghalaya mine: No change in water level India News

    Meghalaya Meghalaya mine: No change in water level. The divers of the Navy and the National Disaster Response Force (NDRF) were not able to resume the search operation for the 15 trapped miners as they could not go inside due to the high water level.

    Get price
  • Meghalaya mine collapse: Navy abandons efforts to pull out

    Jan 20, 2019 · SHILLONG: The Indian Navy abandoned all efforts on Sunday to pull out the decomposed body of a miner that it spotted four days ago inside a coal mine in Meghalaya

    Get price
  • Rathole coal mining in Jaintia Hills, Meghalaya YouTube

    Jan 26, 2013 · The rathole mines of Meghalaya is a barbaric practice which has taken the lives of both the young and the old and in the process polluted rivers, streams and water source of countless villages

    Get price
  • Coal mining in Meghalaya « Vedant Batra''s Blog

    May 06, 2013 · The fact that there is limited intervention by a lax government makes it hard to ascertain the number of mines in Meghalaya but the local mine owners estimate that more than a 1000 mine are operational. Due to poor regulation and badly crafted laws, Meghalaya''s coal mining industry has become a hub of blatant violation of the law.

    Get price
  • 2018 Meghalaya mining accident Wikipedia

    The Meghalaya mining accident happened on 13 December 2018, when 15 miners were trapped in a mine in Ksan, in the Indian state of Meghalaya.While five miners managed to escape, rescue efforts for the remaining 15 continued till 2 March 2019. The miners were trapped inside the coal mine at a depth of around 370 feet (112 meters) in Jaintia Hills district.

    Get price
  • The rathole coal mines of Meghalaya YouTube

    Jan 18, 2009 · Meghalaya, a state better known for its abundant forest wealth and natural beauty, is unfortunately also home to a highly hazardous, unregulated and unscientific form of coal mining called ''rat

    Get price
  • Meghalaya mine tragedy: Despite largescale exploitation

    This time there is the rare mention of Meghalaya which had applied for five mines — four of them were under process with the Central Government and clarifiions were sought for the fifth one. Lok Sabha unstarred question no 2,391 of 23 August, 2013, relating to illegal mining. For the first time, Mizoram figures in the list with two illegal

    Get price
  • Meghalaya mine tragedy: Navy divers to join rescue

    Dec 29, 2018 · It''s been 17 days since 15 labourers were trapped in illegal coal mines in Jaintia hills in Meghalaya. The miners are trapped in a 370feetdeep illegal coal mine in Ksan area of

    Get price
  • New Uranium Mining Projects Meghalaya, India

    According to official sources here, while prospects for new uranium mines had emerged in states like Meghalaya, Himachal and Uttarakhand, issues, such as unstable hilly terrain and opposition from locals, had forced the government to go slow in taking up mining projects in these areas.

    Get price
  • Meghalaya mine collapse: Navy divers, IAF join rescue

    Meghalaya mine collapse: Navy divers, IAF join rescue operations to save trapped miners Meghalaya mine collapse: A 15member diving team of the Indian Navy will assist in the rescue operations, they will reach the site tomorrow.

    Get price
  • Meghalaya illegal mine: SC is told that coal miners

    The Meghalaya government on Thursday told the Supreme Court that the families of the coal miners who got trapped in a rathole mine nearly five months ago have agreed to call off the search

    Get price
  • Killer coal mines of Meghalaya: Livelihood or deathtrap?

    East Jaintia Hills/Shillong, Meghalaya: It''s an open secret.Despite the imposition of a blanket ban on unscientific methods of coal mining in Meghalaya in 2014, illegal rathole mining continues to take place in the state and right under the nose of the government machinery, putting lives at risk every day.

    Get price
  • Meghalaya suspends rathole coal mining downtoearth.org.in

    Acting on the orders of the National Green Tribunal (NGT), the Meghalaya government last week suspended rathole mining and transportation of coal in the entire state. The announcement came formally through a press statement by Y Tsering, state principal secretary for mining and geology. The

    Get price
  • India''s Treacherous Coal Mines in Meghalaya Circle of Blue

    May 15, 2014 · Treacherous Mines. The Meghalaya box mine is a fiercesome sight. At the surface, it appears as a nearly perfect square of dark, empty air measuring 10 by 10 meters (32 feet). The sides of the mine, cut from limestone and sandstone, typically plunge 60 to 70 meters (197 to 230 feet) straight down to the coal seams at the black bottom.

    Get price
  • Meghalaya Wikipedia

    Meghalaya is also the home to a large variety of fruits, vegetables, spices, and medicinal plants. Meghalaya is also famous for its large variety of orchids — nearly 325 of them. Of these, the largest variety is found in the Mawsmai, Mawmluh and Sohrarim forests in the Khasi hills.

    Get price
  • Meghalaya mines: Death traps in rat holes

    Jan 11, 2019 · Meghalaya mines: Death traps in rat holes One of India''s smallest states Meghalaya (population 2.6 million) has 3,394 coal mine owners and is now plagued with illegal and unregulated mines, which are becoming death traps for the young workers

    Get price
  • Trapped miner''s father wants to rappel down Meghalaya mine

    Trapped miner''s father wants to rappel down Meghalaya mine to look for son. Bhangnamari (Assam): Solibar Rahman stopped working in Meghalaya''s illegal coal mines in 2012. The native of this village in western Assam''s Chirang district is, however, confident of his skills and is now bracing for one last attempt to rappel down the 380foot coal mine at Ksan in Meghalaya''s East Jaintia

    Get price
  • Meghalaya Coal Mine News: Latest News and Updates on

    Jul 20, 2019 · Rescuers Struggle to Pump Out Water from Flooded Mine in Meghalaya. The mine became flooded after at least 15 miners went down the narrow pit on Dec. 13. Rathole mines killed thousands of workers in Meghalaya before the National Green Tribunal banned the practice in early 2014. January 4, 2019, 4:09 pm explore: India

    Get price
  • New Uranium Mining Projects Meghalaya, India

    According to official sources here, while prospects for new uranium mines had emerged in states like Meghalaya, Himachal and Uttarakhand, issues, such as unstable hilly terrain and opposition from locals, had forced the government to go slow in taking up mining projects in these areas.

    Get price
  • Meghalaya: Naval divers spot skeletons during search for

    Jan 17, 2019 · It has nearly been a month now that 15 miners were trapped inside the illegal rathole coal mine in East Jaintia Hills district of Meghalaya. Shillong: Naval divers on Thursday said that they have spotted skeletons inside the mines of Meghalaya through their remotely operated vehicles. The forensics

    Get price
  • Meghalaya coal mine tragedy exposes state''s apathy for

    In Meghalaya, much of illegal mining involves making small pitholes commonly known as rathole mines. The mouth opening of the pit is hardly one metre wide. It is through this hole that miners crawl and excavate coal and other minerals. These mines are around 50100 metres deep in

    Get price

If you have any questions? Email Us [email protected]