At a time when the country is facing several hindrances in mining activities, NMDC, the largest state-run iron ore miner, has recorded the highest level of production of 30.18 million tonne for FY1

Contending that cost of urea production needs to be kept under check and so should the subsidy burden, the ministry of fertiliser has asked the petroleum ministry to continue providing natural gas

Even after the Supreme Court allowed the resumption of iron ore mining in Karnataka's 115 category A and B mines, about 36 mining leases falling under these categories and held by 22 firms face an

Indian steel firms such as JSW Steel, JSPL, Essar Steel, Kalyani Steel have queued up to bid for Goa’s iron ore under the e-auction route as per a Supreme Court order on November 11.

Don’t blame just the industry for the country’s mineral production falling 2.5% in April-September, dragging down the overall industrial output and GDP.

Decks have been cleared for India’s first 12-million tonne ultra mega steel plant (UMSP).

State-run mining major NMDC, which has been named the nodal agency for the project by the Prime Minister-led National Manufacturing Competitiveness Council (NMCC), has started the process of acquiring land for the steel plant in Karnataka and plans to invite bids from companies wanting to set up the UMSP.

New Delhi : JSW Steel, the country's second largest steel maker, has put its 2-million-tonne (mt) expansion plan at its 10-mt plant at Vijayanagar in Karnataka on hold due to the projected iron ore

After a period of uncertainty, the decks have finally been cleared for companies mining for coal to earmark an amount equivalent to the royalty they pay to the government for the well-being of proj

The government is set to change the mining law to allow time-bound clearances for pending projects as it looks to improve the investment climate in the sector badly hit by delays and sluggish econo

Korean Steel major Posco has moved a step closer to start work on the much-delayed $12-billion steel project in Orissa with the Orissa Mining Corporation (OMC) likely to give it the assurance to supply full quantity of iron ore for the plant under a negotiated price if the Supreme Court order on the linked mines goes against the company.

Sources in the know said the state government has indicated that this option (iron ore at a cheaper negotiated price) could be worked out. The detailed discussions between the companies and government officials are expected to start soon.