Tamil Nadu Progressive Writers and Artists Association (TNPWAA) passed a resolution opposing the Kavuthimalai Iron Ore Mining Project, at the Tiruvannamalai branch-level general body meeting, held

The Supreme Court has rejected Sesa Sterlite's plea seeking removal of ceiling of 25 million metric tonne (MT) and 5 MT imposed on annual production of iron ore from Tumkur and Chitradurga district

Investment of over Rs 35000 cr may be put on hold by industry

Finance minister P Chidambaram's move to retain 5 per cent duty on export of pellets has deeply disappointed the iron ore mining industry. The industry, which was expecting duty withdrawal in the interim budget 2014-15, said the industry might consider closing down existing units and put on hold investment to the tune of over Rs 35,000 crore.

Allocation of iron ore mines to private companies in Jharkhand - Question raised in Rajya Sabha, 10/02/2014. Minister of Mines, Prabhat Jha has stated that "as per the information received from the Government of Jharkhand, there are 30 mining leases for iron ore in West Singhbhum district of Jharkhand in favour of private companies.

Government has sent out 146 notices to leading iron and steel makers which were allegedly involved into illegal mining

Shah Commission says Rs 60K cr lost to illegal mining in Odisha
Minerals worth about Rs 60,000 crore were illegally mined in Odisha during 2008-2011, Justice MB Shah Commission of Inquiry said in its report tabled in Parliament today.

The State government has ordered the Lokayukta police to investigate the alleged payment of bribe to officials and non-officials by those involved in illegal iron ore mining, as per the findings of

Base prices doubled in e-auctions; steel makers to move Supreme Court, CCI for intervention; want price fixation agency

Iron ore prices have almost doubled at e-auctions in Karnataka, with one mine after another setting much higher base prices. It has led to the impression that they’ve come together to keep prices of this scarce steel raw material high.

The report ‘A Concept Note on Geogenic Contamination of Ground Water In India with a Special note on Nitrate’ intends to serve as a national compilation of all relevant information on major geogenic contaminants reported in India.

SC panel declines to endorse steel industry appeal for raising output cap on existing mines; says state govt should hasten lease approvals

The ore-starved steel industry in Karnataka is unlikely to see higher supply in the near future.

In Nov 2013, SC allowed auction of 11.4 mn tonnes of iron ore lying idle at various mine heads and jetties

A Supreme Court-appointed committee has decided to put on auction about four million tonnes (mt) of iron ore stock at various mine heads in Goa. To begin, the ore lying at various jetties and Mormugao port will be auctioned some time in February, industry sources said.