Secretary Says Move To Help Fast-Track POSCO, ArcelorMittal & Other Projects
Subhash Narayan NEW DELHI

THE steel ministry has sought powers to grant iron ore mining lease to companies in a bid to fast-track steel projects, including those of steel giants POSCO and Arcelor Mittal, stuck for want of assured long-term raw material supplies, and attract foreign investment.

BHUBANESWAR: The Government has sought a progress report from the industries which are committed to the rapid industrialisation of the State.

During an interface with representatives of the industries here yesterday, Chief Secretary T.K. Mishra requested them to submit a report to the Government indicating the progress achieved and the problems confronted by them.

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Govt Plans To Replicate Success Of Similar Scheme in Power Sector To Boost Steel Capacity

THE government plans to unveil an ultra mega steel project scheme on the lines of a similar initiative in the power sector to accelerate the creation of large steel capacity in the country to meet growing demand.

Two big-ticket Bengal projects involving a total investment of over Rs 40,000 crore are in trouble because they are likely to make an estimated 200 million tonnes of coal inaccessible.

In a major blow to Karnataka Tourism Minister G Janardhan Reddy, whose mining company is in the thick of a controversy, the Andhra Pradesh Government today ordered immediate halt to iron ore mining in the state.

The move comes against the backdrop of allegations of illegal mining against Obulapuram Mining Corporation (OMC) owned by Reddy.

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KARNATAKA CM BS Yeddyurappa is likely to chair a meeting with ArcelorMittal on October 27, to take forward the latter


ILLEGAL mining, both of iron-ore lumps and iron-ore fines, had picked up pace during the Madhu Koda regime, primarily in mineral-rich West Singhbhum district of Jharkhand.