The Associated Chambers of Commerce and Industry of India (Assocham) has sought a temporary ban on export of iron ore by the National Mineral Development Corporation (NMDC), saying that the Supreme

The Central Empowered Committee (CEC) has begun clearing fresh mining projects in Karnataka.

With an aim of resolving the ongoing iron ore mining crisis, a contentious issue that has been prerogative of ruling Bharatiya Janata Party’s in Goa, its four-time MP Shripad Naik is eyeing two major portfolios associated with the industry --Ministry of Environment and Forest (MoEF) and Mines.
Moreover, Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar has expressed his unwillingness to be part of Narendra Modi’s dream Cabinet. Parrikar has communicated his views to Modi and other leaders.

The committee has recommended that the lease renewal of these mines be expedited soon after complying with the conditions imposed by it

A state government committee constituted to look into pending cases of mines lease renewal has recommended reissue of mines lease in five cases including two mines of Tata Steel after fulfilling certain conditions, government officials said today.

With BJP coming to power in New Delhi, environmentalists across the country are hoping that the party will implement the Madhav Gadgil-led Western Ghats Ecology Expert Panel report (WGEEP).

New Delhi : Taking cues from the Centre’s initiative of expediting clearances for stalled projects, Odisha has set up a project monitoring group (PMG).

The special investigation team (SIT) has completed investigations into one of the three illegal mining cases and is expected to file a chargesheet in the Frost International Ltd case by the end of this week.

SIT has already arrested suspended mines director Arvind Lolienkar, suspended mines department draughtsman Robert Gonsalves and Frost International's operations manager Subroto Barik. "We will file the chargesheet on Saturday," said an SIT senior officer.

PANJIM: To ensure that there is no illegal transportation of iron ore from Cavrem mining lease; Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar on Wednesday ordered re-inspection of ore stacked at the mine owned b

In a major shot in the arm for Odisha's beleaguered mining industry, senior officials of the state and Centre have decided to take coordinated steps to reopen 131 mines that were shut down for want

The top court has held that automatic renewals of mining leases, after first renewal period of 20 years is illegal

It was never uneasy for them to challenge the Odisha government order in a court regarding reservation of minerals for local industries or to duck a government request for online auction of minerals under a single platform.