Bokaro, Feb. 16: Call it smart business. To avoid the hue and cry over land acquisition and displacement of farmers, Bokaro Steel Plant authorities have decided to appease the displaced.

Pramugdha Mamgain NEW DELHI

THE steel ministry has asked National Highway Authority of India (NHAI) to expand the road network in Jharkhand, Chhattisgarh, Orissa and West Bengal keeping in mind the massive growth of steel production in these states by 2011-12. It estimates that the traffic load on the highways will jump from 125 million tonnes to 234 million tonnes in the next three years.

BHUBANESWAR: At least three people were killed after inhaling poisonous carbon monoxide gas in a sponge iron factory in Orissa's Jharsuguda district, police said Friday.

The deaths occurred at the Singhal Enterprises Private Ltd. factory at Hirma, some 400 km from here, at around 8 p.m. Thursday.

BS Reporter / Bhubaneswar February 3, 2009, 0:41 IST

NMDC Limited is set to secure mining lease for Sansangora deposit in Jharkhand. The company, which had already obtained mining lease for Kumaraswamy deposit in Karnataka and deposit-11B in Bailadilla (Chhattisgarh), expects to increase its production by 65-70 per cent with these new and existing mines in the next three to four years.

This publication entitled Striking while the iron is hot: A case study of the Pohang Steel Company

In 2007, former chief minister Madhu Koda

2003: Sponge iron plant proposed Mid-2004: Project gets green signal Early 2005: Plant becomes functional (see

No rules to check illegal practices in iron ore-rich Jharkhand Folklore has it that when iron ore explorers first came to Jharkhand, they were surprised to find tribesmen using axes made of iron. When asked about the source of the iron, the tribesmen pointed to a hill and called it Noamundi, meaning