The Sasubohumali bauxite mine in Rayagada district has an estimated reserve of 81 million tonne bauxite

Kutrumali, Sijimali mines can supply bauxite to Vedanta refinery

If the Centre's latest move falls in place, SAIL is most likely to replace its smaller rival RINL as the equity partner

The policy's priority will be on exploration of key bulk minerals like iron ore and bauxite

At the last review meeting held here on the ultra-mega steel plant, it was decided that both NMDC and OMC would have 50% equity each

The panel is headed by chief controller of mines, Indian Bureau of Mines, will have its first meet on January 22

The roadmap planned till 2022 will outline the roles of the energy department, Gridco and GEDCOL

The Odisha government is unlikely to consider the plea of Vedanta Aluminium Ltd (VAL) to use power generated by Sterlite Energy Ltd, also a Vedanta Group firm, to run its smelter complex at Jharsug

Wants to lay a slurry pipeline from its CPP at Angul to Bharatpur South coal block of MCL

The Odisha government had sought the nod of the Union ministry of environment & forests (MoEF) for diversion of 12.63 hectares (ha) of forest land to lay a slurry pipeline from its captive power plant (CPP) at Angul to Bharatpur South coal block of Mahanadi Coalfields Ltd (MCL).

In Keonjhar district, 21 lessees including top miners like SAIL, Facor and state-run Odisha Mining Corporation are in the defaulters' list

Ruling out any laxity for mine lessees for flouting Environment (Protection) Act- 1986, the state forest & environment department has asked the Keonjhar collector to file prosecution immediately against them.