Daily Archives: August 10, 2009

India’s richest mineral belt to be explored and mapped

RANCHI, India: The National Mineral Development Corporation (NMDC) has offered to do free mapping of mineral reserves of Jharkhand through exploration.  NMDC CMD Rana Som, said there is a huge area which needs to be explored to find out the … Continue reading

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Pipeline spills crude into French nature reserve

In an ecological disaster, four thousand cubic meters (140,000 cu ft) of crude oil has spewed into a nature reserve on the edge of France’s Camargue national park after an underground pipe burst.The spill spread over 2 hectares (5 acres) … Continue reading

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