NAWALPARASI, Oct 17: The sample of the iron ore extracted from the Dhaubadi iron mine at Nawalparasi has been found to be of good quality. The government has moved ahead with the iron mine as an important venture. The quality of the ore was found of high quality after carrying out a test in Chengdu of China.

DAILEKH, July 3: The Department of Mines and Geology (DoMG) has said that it would keep progress made in mining of petroleum products in Panchakoshi of Dailekh secret.

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BANKE, May 8: Illegal mining of stones is going on unchecked from a community forest near Lalpur of Rapti Sonari rural municipality-7 in Banke district. This activity which has been going on since long at the Chure hill falling under the Mandapawa community forest has resulted in the depletion of the environment in the area.

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DHANGADI, Jan 30: Amid the lack of monitoring by the authorities concerned, rivers in Kailali are being exploited by the stone crusher and sand-mining industries.

SIRAHA, Dec 17: Contractor and representatives of local units have colluded to illegally extract river products from Kamala River that originates in Chure hills.

LAHAN, Nov 1: During the last local and provincial elections, one of the promises that almost all political parties and leaders made was prioritizing the conservation of nature and wildlife, especially the Chure range. They stated that the Chure range ecosystem had been badly damaged and vowed to take measures to put an end to activities that were deteriorating the ecosystem further. Deforestation and mining of aggregates, sand and stones from river beds and mountains in the Chure region were put forward as the major factors damaging the range’s ecosystem and politicians had pledged to put an end to such activities.

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TANAHUN, May 31: The authorities on Wednesday took under control an excavator used to illegally scoop the river bed for materials from the Marsyangdi river at Turture of Bhanu municipality – 3.

SINDHULI, May 15: The random extraction of sand, aggregates and stones in the Sunkosi River is not only taking a heavy toll on the nearby environment but also on the natural beauty of the river.

NEPALGUNJ, April 30 : Excavators are seen extracting sands and gravel from Samshergunj area of Rapti river round the clock. Mini and heavy trucks transport them to the crusher machines lined up on riverbanks and from there to their final destinations.

NAWALPARASI, April 2: More than a dozen villages in Nawalparasi are faced with a heightened risk of flood following permission from local authorities in Chitwan to allow mining of construction materials from the Narayani river.

Mining for trouble?

July 6, 2016 00:25 am

Will we be mining happiness or will these recently discovered mines add to our collective misery?