We are amongst India's largest iron ore mining companies and the largest producers of Noble Ferro Alloys . Essel Mining & Industries Limited (EMIL) is part of the US$43 billion Aditya Birla Group, India's first truly global corporation with operations in 35 countries.
Coltan (short for columbite–tantalites and known industrially as tantalite) is a dull black metallic ore, from which the elements niobium and tantalum are extracted. The niobium-dominant mineral in coltan is columbite (after niobium's original American name columbium), and the tantalum-dominant mineral is tantalite.
Mining in Afghanistan is controlled by the Ministry of Mines and Petroleum, which is headquartered in Kabul with regional offices in other parts of the country. Afghanistan has over 1400 mineral fields, containing barite, chromite, coal, copper, gold, iron ore, lead, natural gas, petroleum, precious and semi-precious stones, salt, sulfur, talc, and zinc, among many other minerals.
General People living next to Johannesburg tailings dumps suffer from respiratory ailments‚ NGO study finds Communities living in the shadows of Johannesburg's infamous mine dumps are at greater risk of respiratory illnesses than those residing in the city's leafy northern suburbs‚ a new study by the Bench Marks Foundation has found.
Jharkhand has large deposits of minerals, providing a solid launching pad for mining and mineral based industries. With 40% of nation's mineral reserves, the state government is committed to rapid industrial development by leveraging the advantage the state provides due to the presence of variety of minerals in abundance.