October 9, 2014
Alpha coal mine is located in the Galilee Basin with the first coal lot expected to be extracted by 2016 »
October 3, 2014
The government intends to renew immediately those of the leases with no or minimal violations. »
September 24, 2014
CPI State secretary K. Ramakrishna has questioned the TDP’s about-turn over bauxite mining in the Agency area of the district. Addressing a public meeting at Chintapalli, he said the TDP had earli...
September 17, 2014
Steel companies are now importing iron ore as domestic mining has taken a hit with policy amendments and the Supreme Court's cap on the quantity of extraction, H. Noor Ahmed, President of the Fede...
September 10, 2014
With heightened construction activity, there has been a spurt in cases of sand mining, what with the dealers in sand leaving no stone unturned to meet the demand. The irony is that a chunk of the...
September 4, 2014
Indian conglomerate Adani Mining on Thursday welcomed Australia’s move to repeal a contested mining profits tax, saying it showed the government’s strong commitment towards supporting export oppor...
August 19, 2014
Mr Shantaram Naik, Congress Rajya Sabha MP on Tuesday demanded an apology from Goa Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar for passing an order on September 10, 2012, suspending “mining operation of all t...
August 7, 2014
Petitioners say tribunal order misinterpreted
August 4, 2014
‘Lack of regulatory mechanism paves way for illegal mining’. The district has rich deposits of bauxite ore, which has not been explored due to alleged contravention of Supreme Court ruling in Samata case. Besides laterite and granites, the district has low grade iron ore, quartz, white clay and semi-precious stones.
July 22, 2014
Chief Minister to depute ten-member study team to coal rich countries. The Chief Minister felt that the participation of the country in global bidding would make it a privileged institution though it was the oldest coal company in the world.
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October 6, 2014
JSW Steel Ltd., India’s third-largest steelmaker, is in talks to buy embattled West African iron ore miner London Mining, showing Indian firms’ growing appetite to secure raw materials abroad, sou...
September 30, 2014
Long wall mining technology will be utilised to flush out coal from a depth of 4 km. The authorities estimated the coal reserves beneath the OCP-2 at 54.36 million tonnes. Through the long wall coal project, the authorities plan to produce 2.817 million tonnes of coal per annum.
September 18, 2014
Narendra Singh Tomar, Union Minister for Steel, Mines, Labour and Employment on Thursday said that the amended Mines and Minerals Development and Regulation (MMDR) Act will be introduced in the wi...
September 11, 2014
The Madras High Court on Thursday appointed U. Sagayam, Vice-Chairman, Science City, as a Special Officer/Legal Commissioner to inspect various types of mining activities in the State and submit a...
September 9, 2014
The Singareni Collieries Company Limited (SCCL) has lost enormously as coal production was suspended in its open cast mines due to the rainfall between September 5 and 8. Much of the losses accrued...
August 26, 2014
Power sector companies’ shares continued to witness selling pressure falling as much as 7 per cent on Tuesday, after the Supreme Court held that all coal block allocations since 1993 till 2010 bef...
August 11, 2014
The decision of Chief Minister N. Chandrababu Naidu to take up bauxite mining under a special system by Integrated Tribal Development Agency (ITDA) four years after the Centre suspended all the cle...
August 6, 2014
Goa Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar on Tuesday announced in the State Legislative Assembly that the government will recover revenue loss of about Rs.4000 crore to the State from illegal mining ope...
July 29, 2014
Australian model protests against Adani’s mining project with nude selfie
July 21, 2014
The officials took to CM’s notice that every year, the company paid a royalty of Rs. 1,200 crore to the Centre and Rs. 1,500 to 1,600 crore to the State. The annual turnover of the company was Rs. 12,300 crore.