The Orissa government has assured Vedanta Aluminium of leasing laterite minerals, which will help the company run its 1-million-tonne alumina refinery at Lanjigarh in Orissa’s Kalahandi district.

This mine, allotted to Hindalco, is spread over 270 acre land

Tribals at Koraput in Odisha have threatened to intensify their stir, if Hindalco went ahead with its plan of resuming bauxite mining at Mali Parbat. The mine used to feed the company’s aluminium plant at Renukoot in Uttar Pradesh.

The state has about 174 million tonne of nickel, which is yet to explored

Despite increased mining activity in Odisha, the mineral exploitation rate in the state remains low in last hundred years compared to the deposits of these naturally occurring resources.

KPCC president Ramesh Chennithala on Thursday demanded the cancellation of the sanction given for bauxite mining at Kadaladi Para in Kasaragod.

He also demanded a probe into the circumstances under which the previous LDF government awarded the sanction in 2007. Chennithala raised the demands in letters sent to chief minister Oommen Chandy and industries minister PK Kunhalikutty.

The aluminium maker has pact with L&T to source bauxite for its Lanjigarh refinery

The legality or otherwise of bauxite mining at Nakeri-Betul has now come under the scanner of the south Goa district administration following clashes between groups of truckers engaged in the trans

Bhubaneswar: The report on the 12 Gram Sabhas over the extraction of Bauxite from Niyamgiri hills has been sent to the centre. The report will be submitted at the Supreme Court.

The Right to Fair Compensation and Transparency in Land Acquisition, Rehabilitation and Resettlement Act, 2013 will prevent forced acquisition and protect the rights of farmers and tribal people, U

Says state govt must find alternative bauxite mine for Vedanta

Union Rural Development minister Jairam Ramesh today slammed the Odisha government for fuelling Naxal movement in the state by adopting a ‘very lopsided land acquisition policy’.

Odisha has 1.8 billion tonne of bauxite reserve which is nearly 55 per cent of the country's deposit.

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