Over sponge iron plants in Goa THE long-drawn legal tussle over sponge iron units in Goa

By Akshaya Kumar Sahoo

Jan. 12: Politics has once again begun to impact the fate of the Rs 52,000-crore Posco steel project at Paradip in Orissa.

Tribals on Friday took out separate rallies in Orissa

As tribals protested in India, Vietnam set an example WHILE the Orissa government assured support to the South Korean steel giant posco to set up its 12-million-tonne steel project in the state, the communities likely to be affected staged a protest march in Delhi on November 15. The Supreme Court gave the go-ahead to the project on August 8 this year. Even as the agitators in India

The Steel Ministry and the mining industry have finally found a common ground in opposing state-run mineral trading giant MMTC

VISAKHAPATNAM: Rashtriya Ispat Nigam Ltd. (RINL), the corporate entity of Vsakhapatnam Steel Plant, has adopted a new energy policy where it is committed to optimally utilise the various forms of energy to minimise impact on climate change.

With the offtake of iron ore produced from its mines dipping by nearly 38 per cent during the past two months sending jitters through the steel ministry, state-run National Mineral Development Corporation (NMDC) is set to ask its buyers to lift at least 90 per cent of their contracted ore agreed under their Long Term Agreements (LTAs), failing which the navratna company may review their LTAs.

Tamil Nadu Government urged to repeal mining rights awarded to a private firm

SALEM: The Steel Plant Employees

The groundwork for setting up four integrated steel plants in Dumka and Jamtara is likely to begin next month.

The state government has agreed to renew the MoUs that expired in February this year and has directed officials to initiate necessary steps to make the proposed industries functional at the earliest.

B MuthuramanLiquidity crisis and demand slowdown has forced Tata Steel, the country's largest steel maker, to put brakes on its greenfield projects in Jharkhand and Chhattisgarh. However, it will continue with its expansion plans at Jamshedpur and the construction of a 3-million tonne (MT) plant at Kalinganagar in Orissa, said Tata Steel Managing Director B Muthuraman.