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CEC team inspects mines in Keonjhar district

Last Updated: Sunday, July 13, 2014, 19:37

A day after reaching Barbil in Odisha`s mineral rich Keonjhar district, a four- member team of SC-appointed Central Empowered Committee (CEC) today inspected some iron ore mines to look into allegations of illegal operations.

Australian PM ribbed over `cringe-worthy` Abe photo

Last Updated: Thursday, July 10, 2014, 16:40

Australian Prime Minister Tony Abbott was taken to task on social media for tweeting a "cringe-worthy" photo of himself with Japanese counterpart Shinzo Abe posing by a giant tyre.

Economic Survey 2013-14: Speed up pvt sector entry in coal mining, CIL

Last Updated: Wednesday, July 09, 2014, 15:03

The government needs to fast track entry of the private sector in commercial coal mining and restructure state-run Coal India to augment production and reduce imports of the dry fuel that cost Rs 95,175 crore in FY'2014, the pre-Budget Economic Survey Wednesday said.

NMDC may spend AUD 12.1 mn for rights issue of Legacy Iron

Last Updated: Monday, July 07, 2014, 14:55

State-owned mining company NMDC Limited may spend nearly AUD 12.1 million to subscribe a rights issue planned by its Australian arm Legacy Iron Ore Limited.

Adani's multi-billion dollar rail project awaiting final nod

Last Updated: Monday, July 07, 2014, 12:51

The proposed AUD 16.5 billion mine and rail project of Indian mining major Adani Mining Pty Ltd in Queensland is awaiting the final nod from federal environment minister Greg Hunt and is expected to be taken by August 1st this year.

Sesa expects to resume Goa iron ore production in Sept

Last Updated: Thursday, July 03, 2014, 13:35

Sesa Sterlite Ltd, India`s largest private iron ore miner, expects to resume production in the country`s Goa state in September, a senior official of the company said on Thursday.

Govt prepares plan to execute public purpose projects in Goa

Last Updated: Thursday, July 03, 2014, 13:35

An action plan was ready to execute public purpose projects in Goa`s ecologically sensitive areas without violating the rules, regulations and court orders, Environment Minister Prakash Javadekar said on Thursday.

Narendra Singh Tomar seeks co-operation from states to evolve fair mining system

Last Updated: Thursday, July 03, 2014, 11:13

Steel and Mines Minister Narendra Singh Tomar has initiated steps to find `expeditious and acceptable solutions` to the mining issues confronting the country.

Mining, resources are Modi government's priorities: Barclays

Last Updated: Wednesday, July 02, 2014, 23:39

Clarity on mining regulations and auction of mineral resources, besides tackling fuel security are top priorities of the Modi government, global banking and financial services company Barclays said in a report Wednesday.

Goa SIT questions miner about bribe-accused Congressmen

Last Updated: Wednesday, July 02, 2014, 16:50

A mine lease operator who last week accused a former Congress chief minister, his son and an ex-health minister of accepting crores of rupees from him for lobbying and sanctioning permissions for his lease, Wednesday deposed before a Goa Police Special Investigation Team.

Anti-graft watchdog slams Odisha for not collecting penalties

Last Updated: Tuesday, July 01, 2014, 14:05

Anti-corruption watchdog Transparency International Tuesday slammed the Odisha government for not collecting Rs.68,700 crore penalties the state imposed on mining companies about two years ago.

Sub-divisional magistrate, guard attacked by illegal miners in Chhattisgarh

Last Updated: Saturday, June 28, 2014, 01:12

A sub-divisional magistrate (SDM) and his security guard were allegedly attacked when the officer went to check illegal mining in Dhamtari district of Chhattisgarh on Friday, the police said.