Not able to make progress in its proposed `50,000 crore steel project in Jharkhand, the world’s largest steelmaker, ArcelorMittal, has sought the Centre’s help in expediting grant of mining lease i

Perspectives of industries and non-government bodies often differ on environment protection norms. While NGOs insist on putting in place the most stringent environment safety standards, industries often find it difficult to comply with such norms.

Similarly, the Centre for Science and Environment (CSE), a non-government organisation, and public sector steel maker SAIL are unable to agree on what would be the right green norms for the steel industry.

More than six months since it has received expression of interests (EoI) from private operators, ONGC now proposes to farm out operating interests in four coal-bed methane assets.

June 11: Large parts of the state reeled under prolonged power cuts today after six units of DVC-operated thermal power plants at Bokaro and Chandrapura tripped as a result of technical snags.

Dhanbad/Bokaro, April 18: Union coal minister Sriprakash Jaiswal today held the state government responsible for the delay in relocation of people from fire-affected areas in Jharia, arguing the Ce

State govt mulls cancelling contracts with JSW Ispat and Bhushan Steel

In fresh proposal, co asks for 2,210 acres at Bijulia, Tughri, Gopidih & Chackmohanpur in Bokaro

Bokaro district administration, Central Coalfields Limited, railway authorities, mining and forest officials will jointly crack down on illegal coal miners from Friday.

Kolkata Government-owned Steel Authority of India (SAIL) is close to getting two coking coal blocks, Tasra and Sitanala, in Jharkhand, which will enable the steel major to mine coal in India for the first time.

A source close to the development told Fe the two coking coal blocks have a reserve of around 45 million tonne. SAIL aims at producing 40 lakh tonne a year, for which it could invest up to R16,000 crore. SAIL chairman CS Verma, however, declined to comment on the issue, citing confidentiality norms.

Bokaro, Feb.