The government today approved the restructuring of Indian Bureau of Mines to reform the mineral sector regulation.

To preempt crunch in supply of non-coal minerals when 288 merchant mining leases expire in April 2020, the government has amended the rules for mineral concession and development to pave way for re

PANJIM: In a major setback to the Directorate of Mines and Geology (DMG), which had redistributed the iron ore extraction limit amongst the operational mines, the Goa State Pollution Control Board

Panaji: Indian Bureau of Mines has recently unearthed fresh violations committed by mining companies and issued several showcause notices, even as the police's special investigation team (SIT) is i

PUNE: Maharashtra will soon join other states equipped with a special special satellite surveillance system to map their 3,500 odd stone quarries and help government officials curb illegal mining a

A total of 139 sand mines were awaiting environment clearance from State-level Environment Impact Assessment Authority (SEIAA) and District-level Environment Impact Assessment Authority (SEIAA) as

The Ministry of Mines unveiled a web portal for the easy access to information regarding the mining sector in India, including a framework for rating mines.

The government expects to bid out at least 70 mineral blocks by March next year, including 21mines that did not get the required response from bidders.

An environment ministry panel has accorded clearance to a captive iron ore mine project of state-run NMDC in Bastar district of Chhattisgarh.

The government plans to auction as many as 25 mines minerals such as iron ore, gold, bauxite and limestone by August this year.