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Canada partners with Germany’s Heidelberg to support net-zero cement plant

The Canadian government signed a partnership with Germany’s Heidelberg Materials to support a proposed C$1.4 billion ($1.04 billion USD) carbon capture utilization and storage (CCUS) unit at the company’s Edmonton cement plant. If the project goes ahead, it will create North America’s first carbon-neutral cement plant and is expected to capture over 1 million tonnes of […]

Chhattisgarh earns record mineral revenue of ₹12,941 crore in 2022-23

Chhattisgarh, India has earned record revenue of ₹12,941 crore from minerals for the year 2022-23, a rise of ₹636 crore from the previous fiscal. Iron ore fetched the highest ₹3,607 crore followed by ₹3,336 crore from coal, while Dantewada was the top-earning district in terms of mineral revenue. Limestone and bauxite too fetched sizable revenue. […]

High Court directs Meghalaya govt to verify limestone mining licence

“The state’s affidavit should deal with aspects of the matter upon ascertaining whether any license issued to any person for mining limestone as a minor mineral is being misused by exporting the mining mineral to any country,” a division bench said in an order on Thursday while hearing a PIL.

Massive logging in Cambodia linked to unlawful limestone quarrying

Illegal logging appears to be taking place openly inside a swath of protected forest that authorities in Cambodia have only authorized for a feasibility study for limestone mining. Locals and conservationists say the wood leaves the concession awarded to KP Cement in the Prey Lang Wildlife Sanctuary and is laundered through sawmills owned by Think Biotech.

Ukraine places limestone on the list of critical imports

“Include in the annex to the Resolution of the Cabinet of Ministers of Ukraine dated February 24, 2022 No. 153 “On the list of critical import goods” – as amended by the Resolution of the Cabinet of Ministers of Ukraine dated March 4, 2022 No. 191 dated March 7, 2022 No. 219, dated March 8, 2022, No. 226 dated March 10, 2022, No. 244 dated March 13, 2022, No. 266, March 19, 2022, No. 324 the attached changes”, the information says.