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SC notice to Goa on plea challenging renewal of mining leases

Renewal of 89 mining leases by Goa government has come under scanner with the Supreme Court Tuesday seeking response from the state and several mining companies on petitions challenging their renewal.

More mining cos gear up to begin iron ore extraction in Goa

Following Vedanta, three more mining companies have expressed their intent to resume iron ore extraction activity in the state, a mining exporters' body in Goa has said.

Will have to study government affidavit first: Radha Timblo

Goan mining magnate Radha S. Timblo, who is among the three individuals accused by the Centre of stashing black money in Swiss banks, said that she needs to study the government`s affidavit to the apex court before commenting.

'Radha Timblo was operating mine on a Pakistani's behalf'

Goan mining magnate Radha S. Timblo, accused of stashing black money in a Swiss bank, was indicted by an apex court committee in 2012 for illegally operating a mining lease with a questionable power of attorney executed by a Pakistani national.

Goa govt initiates clearance of mining leases for operations

The state mines department has moved a file clearing ten mining leases, initiating a major step to resume mining operations halted for last two years in Goa.

ED issues notices to 16 companies in Goa mining scam

The Enforcement Directorate (ED) has issued summons to officials of 16 companies in connection with the multi-billion rupee illegal mining scam in Goa.

Sesa Sterlite hopes to start Goa mining in 2nd half of fiscal

Metal and mining conglomerate Sesa Sterlite hopes to start mining in Goa in the second half of the current fiscal.

SC order on mining has vindicated my stand, says Parrikar

The chief minister said that the state government has already appointed a Special Investigation Team (SIT), which has begun probing the illegal mining scam.

SC allows annual cap of 20 MT of iron ore mining in Goa

The Supreme Court Monday allowed an annual cap of 20 million tonnes of iron ore to be extracted in Goa which was banned by it in the state for nearly one-and- a-half years.

SC lifts ban on Goa mining, fixes annual cap at 20 MT

The Supreme Court on Monday lifted the ban on Goa mining and allowed an annual cap of 20 million tonnes of iron ore excavation, down from earlier 40 MT.

Tax relief on aviation turbine fuel once mining starts: Goa CM

The mining industry in the state has been facing temporary closure as the Supreme Court is hearing a petition against illegal ore extraction activity in the state.

Goa looks to earn Rs 1500-cr via e-auctioning of extracted ore

Parrikar told reporters last evening that nearly 11.48 million tonnes of extracted ore is lying unused at various jetties.

Sesa Goa hopeful of getting green nod to K'taka mine soon

The company's mine in Chitradurga district is among the mines in the state on which the Supreme Court last week had lifted the ban.

Sesa Goa defers 10-25% of salaries from Jan due to mining ban

Vedanta group firm Sesa Goa has deferred 10-25 percent of salaries to its senior employees as it grapples with huge erosion in sales and profits on account of ban on mining in Goa and Karnataka, a top company official said on Friday.

Goa imposes Rs 5 lakh fine for transporting illegal ore

In a severe warning to iron ore transporters ahead of the mining season, scheduled to begin in a few weeks from now, the Goa government Tuesday said that any truck found overloading ore would cost hefty Rs.5 lakh to the mining outfit.