The US steel industry, hard hit by the global recession, urged Washington Monday to enforce trade laws against foreign dumping and warned THAT climate change legislation will further hurt domestic steelmakers.

"We need to make Washington stand tough on trade laws," said James Wainscott, chairman, president and chief executive of AK Steel Holdings.

Where is the will to find out what is best for the people and the economy? MINING in India is frequently in the news these days. There has hardly been an issue of this magazine lately where an article on mining was not printed. The headlines are predictable by now: mining destroys forests; mining pollutes rivers; people are evicted to allow mining; mining encroaches on wildlife habitat;

How Jharkhand misled the Supreme Court into allotting a mine reserved for PSUs to private firms The Ghatkuri mine in West Singhbhum district, containing high grade iron ore worth crores of rupees, has always tempted private mining companies. But they could not lay their hands on it because it is reserved for public sector undertakings (psus) to prevent monopoly or cartelization in the

Anti-mining stir leads to a row, death and persecution ON THE morning of March 19, people of Kalane village in Sindhudurg district of Maharashtra were roused by the sound of heavy machinery. Workers hired by mining company Minerals and Metals were building a road at 4 am leading up to the mine in Survey Number 57.

-ArcelorMittal pays up to ensure 1,000 acre govt land in Kamdhara

Ranchi: ArcelorMittal has deposited Rs 12 crore to the state in lieu of government land for its ambitious greenfield project, indicating it wasn

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May indefinitely defer the second plant at Orissa.

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The ghost of Kalinga Nagar has returned to haunt the ruling Biju Janata Dal as the party is trying hard to retain the mineral-rich Sukinda Assembly constituency in coastal Orissa in the April 23 polls.

The govt needs to bring in transparency into the captive-mine policy
Sunil Jain / New Delhi April 20, 2009, 0:40 IST

Ishita Ayan Dutt / New Delhi/ Kolkata April 20, 2009, 0:01 IST

Bhushan Steel has informally approached the West Bengal Industrial Development Corporation (WBIDC) for an additional 1,000 acres in West Bengal, in the wake of negotiations with Sumitomo Metal Industries (SMI) for participation in its steel project.