The modification allows all operating mines to obtain clearance for entire forest area before January 31, 2016, extending the earlier deadline by a year

State, Centre differ over clause of lease renewal

This year the plan would be implemented under Union government's RKVY scheme for the first time

Local steel mills bound to lift ore allotted to them at IBM fixed rate

At least 5 mn tonne of ore is stacked at various sites of AMTC and KJS Ahluwalia group mines because of Supreme Court suspension order

MoEF had asked the company to halt production at its 600,000 tonne per annum iron ore pelletisation plant in last year, citing that the plant was running without the clearance

Hyderabad-based ICOMM Tele has been hired by NTPC to carry on RGGVY projects in three districts of Odisha

The top court has held that automatic renewals of mining leases, after first renewal period of 20 years is illegal

It was never uneasy for them to challenge the Odisha government order in a court regarding reservation of minerals for local industries or to duck a government request for online auction of minerals under a single platform.

The state Industry department has selected to review the progress of nearly 30 land acquisition projects in Sundergarh, Sambalpur and Jharsuguda districts including projects related to steel and co

The company has already shut down its 600,000 mtpa plant at Keonjhar

Union Ministry of Environment and Forest (MoEF) has ordered to initiate legal action against Ardent Steel Limited (ASL), for running a pellet plant without obtaining environmental clearance. Accordingly, the forest and environment department of Odisha government has commenced procedures to file a case against the company.