Graphene shows promise for bulletproof vests

 Wonder material graphene has revolutionised batteries and super-conductors. Now it has been demonstrated by scientists that it is 10 times better than steel at stopping bullets.

Steel, mining PSUs donate Rs 15 crore towards J&K relief work

Public sector undertakings under the Ministry of Steel and Mines have donated Rs 15 crore to the Prime Minister's National Relief Fund (PMNRF) for rescue and relief operations in flood-ravaged Jammu & Kashmir.

One kg steel objects removed from mentally challenged man

 About 58 steel objects such as blades and pins, weighing around one kg, were removed from the stomach of a 35-year-old mentally challenged man by doctors at the government hospital here.

Zimbabwe to resume steel production

Zimbabwe will resume steel production within two years, implementing a long delayed joint venture with India`s Essar Africa Holdings Limited, a cabinet minister said today.

Soon, synthetic spider silk that`s five times stronger than steel

Synthetic spider silk that`s five times stronger than steel speeding toward commercial reality.

Researchers find new way of making steel without greenhouse-gas emissions

Steel-making, a major emitter of climate-altering gases, could be transformed by a new process developed at MIT.

Land acquisition for Posco illegal: Central team

The Odisha govt began land acquisition for the proposed Rs 51,000 crore Posco steel project in Jagathsinghpur district, even as a central team termed the process as "illegal" saying that the Forest Rights Act had been violated.

Setback to Posco steel project in Orissa

In a major setback to the proposedPosco steel project in Paradip, the
Orissa High Court today set aside the state government`s
recommendation for prospecting license in the Khandadhar iron
ore reserve in its favour.

Posco announces compensation for displaced

Posco-India on Thursday announced a compensation package for the people to be displaced by its Rs 51,000 crore mega steel project near here in Orissa`s Jagansinghpur district.

Orissa govt mobilising forces near proposed Posco site

With Orissa govt mobilising forces to start forest survey and land acquisition
at the proposed plant site of Posco-India near Paradip, the
anti-displacement agitators are planning a rally.

Delhi metro to have a station fully made of steel

Racing against time to complete
its projects, Delhi Metro will build one station on the
Central Secretariat-Gurgaon line fully in steel as it takes
less time compared to the conventional construction in

Government approves NMDC-SIIL merger

The country`s largest iron ore producer NMDC on Monday said the Government has approved the merger of secondary steel producer SIIL with itself.

GAIL plans to acquire 4.17% stake in $2.01 bn gas pipeline

State-run gas utility GAIL India Ltd Monday said it plans to take 4.17 per cent stake in the USD 2.01 billion gas pipeline that China is building in Myanmar to transport natural gas found off the Myanmar coast.

India not prepared to handle mega projects: Mittal

World`s largest steel maker ArcelorMittal believes that India is not equipped to handle big-ticket investments, although the country needs over half a trillion dollars to shore up its infrastructure.

SAIL may cut steel prices soon

State-run steel maker SAIL on Thursday said it may cut prices of some of its products in near future.

JSW Steel hikes prices by 3-5% across all categories

JSW Steel Ltd, the country`s
third-largest steel-maker, said on Monday it has raised product
prices by 3-5 percent across all categories led by an
increase in raw material prices and pick-up in demand.