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Jul 06, 2011· The court on February 5, 2010, restrained the Lafarge from carrying out limestone mining in Meghalaya for its cement plant, saying mining in the environmentally-sensitive zone could not be allowed.


The writ petitioner's (present respondent) case is that in the State of Meghalaya (India) under the flagship of petitioner-company (i.e. subsidiary company of LSC) manufacturing process of cement commences from mining and limestone and shale crushing the same so as to make it consumable for cement production through the continuous long belt ...


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Lafarge's fait accompli

Jul 31, 2011· THE Supreme Court has allowed French construction giant Lafarge to resume limestone mining in an eco-sensitive area in Meghalaya. The ruling came on July 6 after a bench said it is "satisfied" with the revised clearance by the Union Ministry of Environment and Forests (MOEF).


Aug 15, 2007· French multinational Lafarge's limestone quarries in Meghalaya, which supply raw material to its cement plant across the border in Bangladesh have been shut down by the government. This comes nearly a year after an official of the Union Ministry of Environment and forests (moef) found that the mining lease area was forestland.


Ensure to implement Lafarge H&S standards and policies in the Mines and also responsible for Mining Contractor to comply all the H&S policies in their operations. Liaisioning and managing Govt. officials, their site visits and legal aspect of Limestone Export to Plant at Bangladesh.


Jul 06, 2011· The apex court had on February 5, 2010, stopped Lafarge from carrying out limestone mining in Meghalaya for its cement plant, saying mining in the environmentally-sensitive zone could not be allowed.


Jul 05, 2011· The apex court had on February 5, 2010, stopped Lafarge from carrying out limestone mining in Meghalaya for its cement plant, saying mining in the environmentally-sensitive zone could not be allowed.


The Nongtrai limestone mine of Lafarge Umiam Mining Private Limited (LUMPL) is located in the East Khasi Hill district of Meghalaya. Limestone terrain is …


Apr 23, 2010· NEW DELHI: The ministry of forest and environment (MoEF) on Friday gave the green signal to limestone mining in Meghalaya by French multinational Lafarge for its cement plant in Bangladesh but put ...


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Limestone Mining In Meghalaya

Supreme Court verdict on Lafarge project in Meghalaya today. 6 Jul 2011 ... The apex court had on February 5, 2010, stopped Lafarge from carrying out limestone mining in Meghalaya for its cement plant, saying mining...


Oct 26, 2010· the Khasi Hills of Meghalaya today alleged that French cement. firm Lafarge "clandestinely acquired" their land for mining. limestone by colluding with a neighbouring village. In an affidavit filed before the apex court, the Shella. Village Action Committee (SVAC) dismissed the claims of the.


Jul 26, 2010· Govt OKs Lafarge mining in Meghalaya. NEW DELHI: The ministry of forest and environment (MoEF) on Monday told the Supreme Court that Lafarge Umiam could resume limestone mining in Meghalaya under ...


"We are pleased to inform that Lafarge Umiam Mining Private Limited registered under the Indian Companies Act, 1956 having its registered office at Polo Towers, Polo Grounds, Oakland Road, Shillong, 793001, is in the process of setting up 2 million tones per annum limestone mining project at Phlangkaruh, Nongtrai, Shella Confederacy, East Khasi ...


Limestone mining Meghalaya minister writes to Centre over; Jun 22 2021 Shillong Meghalaya minister in charge of soil and water conservation Hamletson Dohling on Monday wrote to Union minister of environment forests and climate change Prakash Javedkar to reconsider the environmental clearance given to Star Cement Meghalaya Limited for mining of limestone in …


Mar 29, 2010· The Supreme Court on Monday rejected the plea of the central government to allow Lafarge, the French mining giant, to resume limestone mining in Meghalaya. It also ordered a fresh, and fast, environmental impact assessment.


Orders fresh environment impact study of limestone mining in Meghalaya. The Supreme Court today rejected the plea of the central government to allow Lafarge, the French mining giant, to resume limestone mining in Meghalaya. It also ordered a fresh, and fast, environmental impact assessment (EIA).


i. Land of Shella and Tynger Village used by Lafarge instead of Nongtrai Villageland without its consent and knowledge The land used by Lafarge actually belongs to people of Shella and Tynger Village. -Nongtrai village leased their land portion to LMMPL for limestone mining; however Lafarge illegally used a different land potion.


Jul 06, 2011· New Delhi: The Supreme Court on Wednesday allowed the unit of a French-Spanish joint venture, Lafarge Umiam Mining Pvt. Ltd, to resume limestone mining in Meghalaya's East Khasi Hills after 17 ...


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Meghalaya Mining | Page 3

May 01, 2010· The apex court on February 5 had stopped Lafarge from carrying out limestone mining in Meghalaya for its cement plant in Bangladesh, saying mining in the environment sensitive zone cannot be allowed. The Bench had stayed mining activities on the basis of a MoEF report, which had said that the company was extracting minerals from the land ...


Limestone mining in Meghalaya was being carried out in a 100-hectare lease area in the East Khasi Hills by Lafarge Umiam Mining Pvt Ltd (LUMPL), a fully-owned subsidiary of LSC, till February 5 when the Supreme Court put a stay on its operations once again after an …


Apr 26, 2010· The apex court on February 5 had stopped Lafarge from carrying out limestone mining in Meghalaya for its cement plant in Bangladesh, saying mining in the environment sensitive zone cannot be allowed.


Feb 06, 2010· New Delhi, Feb. 5: The Supreme Court today ordered two Lafarge firms to halt limestone mining in a Meghalaya pocket to feed a plant the French cement major has in neighbouring Bangladesh, a few kilometres away.. A three-judge green bench headed by Chief Justice K.G. Balakrishnan passed the order on a plea by a tribal group after a special court …


Jul 27, 2010· NEW DELHI: The ministry of forests and environment (MoEF) on Monday told the Supreme Court that Lafarge Umiam could resume limestone mining in Meghalaya under the revised Conservation Plan and it had to pay up to Rs 130 crore towards afforestation and development of tribal area around the mines. Asked by the SC on April 26 to conduct fresh …


Apr 29, 2010· It looked like things were getting better when French cement major Lafarge's limestone mining project in Meghalaya started off in 2006 "almost smoothly," given its …


Jul 06, 2011· The apex court in 2010 had stopped Lafarge from carrying out limestone mining in Meghalaya for its cement plant, saying mining in the environmentally-sensitive zone could not be allowed. A special forest bench headed by the Chief Justice S H Kapadia allowed the plea of Lafarge to mine in the forests of Meghalaya.


Abstract: The Nongtrai limestone mine of Lafarge Umiam Mining Private Limited (LUMPL) is located in the East Khasi Hill district of Meghalaya. Limestone terrain is prone to solution features such as pot-holes. Potentiality of pot-hole subsidence occurrence is assessed based on site history, climatic condition in terms of


Jul 06, 2011· The Supreme Court on Wednesday gave its green signal to the French cement giant Lafarge to carry out limestone mining in Meghalaya. A special forest Bench of the apex court observed that the ...


Mar 29, 2010· The $255 million Lafarge Surma Cement project at Chhatak, Sunamganj, in Bangladesh is wholly dependent on limestone extracted from East Khasi Hills of Meghalaya. The quarries are operated by Lafarge subsidiary Lum Umiam Mining Pvt Ltd and limestone is transported from Meghalaya to Bangladesh in a 17-km-long conveyor belt.


1) Lafarge Umiam Mining Private Limited (LUMPL), a company incorporated in India as a subsidiary of Lafarge Surma Cement Ltd (LSC) of Bangladesh, has set up a limestone mine in Meghalaya, India for extraction and export of limestone for a cross-border cement manufacturing plant of LSC in Bangladesh.


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May | 2010 | Meghalaya Mining

May 01, 2010· Why Lafarge Limestone Mining Put on Hold-2: The Giant's Gigantic Blunder. Written by the Editor. Monday, 24 May 2010 09:30. G W Lyngdoh. SHILLONG, May 23: The above matter listed before the Supreme Court on 26th April 2010 is very sensitive and important and is being closely watched by both the domestic and international media. The matter ...


Report, mining of limestone in Khasi Hills was a source of revenue right from 1858. The limestone deposit in Meghalaya is estimated to be 2165 million tonnes. Exploitation of Nongtrai limestone dates back to 1885. Even today, a number of private parties quarry limestone in this area. An area of 100 hectares stood acquired by LMMPL on lease ...


May 18, 2020· Lafarge can carry on with mining: Govt. SHILLONG: The state government has allowed mining of limestone by lease holders, including Lafarge with strict compliance of guidelines issued by Ministry of Home Affairs and Ministry of Health and Family Affairs. In response to a news report regarding environmentalists questioning Lafarge mining ...


Jul 07, 2011· The Supreme Court on Wednesday allowed French cement company,Lafarge to mine limestone in the forests of the East Khasi Hills of Meghalaya,to feed its cement plant in Bangladesh. A three-member special bench headed by Chief Justice SH Kapadia vacated its February 5,2010,order halting mining operations,observing it was satisfied with due ...


Jul 06, 2011· The apex court had on February 5, 2010, stopped Lafarge from carrying out limestone mining in Meghalaya for its cement plant, saying mining in the environmentally-sensitive zone could not be ...


Sep 28, 2021· Mining in India's Northeast India Briefing News. Though the hugely lucrative coal mining industry has been banned since April 2014, the Government of Meghalaya has given 16 leases to mine limestone reserves in the state. 68 percent of the limestone mined is used by cement industries and the remaining 32 percent by lime manufacturers.