The Arjun Munda government’s decision earlier this month to lift the ban on sale of iron ore fines, created as a result of crushing and processing larger pieces of ore, has raised eyebrows in Jhark

The new mining policy announced by Rajasthan government to promote value
addition in minerals and generate employment while maintaining balance with environment considerations.

14 mining leases were visited in five forest divisions (Satna, Balaghat, Bhandara, Kolhapur and Vadodara) spread across three states namely Madhya Pradesh, Maharashtra and Gujarat. The study included various minerals like Limestone, Bauxite, Ochre, Manganese, Fluorspar and Kyanite. (Out of 14 mining leases 3 were for underground mining and 11 were for opencast mining.)


BHUBANESWAR: The Indian Bureau of Mines (IBM) sleuths arrived in the State with great hype surrounding their probe into illegal mining following the multi-crore mining scam but left on the cat