The supply of raw materials to produce rechargeable batteries — crucial to move to cleaner energy — is uncertain, a recent report by the United Nations Conference on Trade and Development (UNCTAD) said on June 25, 2020.The report Commodities at a glance: Special issue on strategic battery and minerals, for facilitating research into battery tech

Parliament passed The Mineral Laws (Amendment) Bill, 2020 for amendments in Mines & Mineral (Development and Regulation) Act 1957 and The Coal Mines (Special Provisions) Act, 2015. Rajya Sabha passed the bill 0n 12 March, 2020, while Lok Sabha already passed this bill on 6th March, 2020.

A Bill further to amend the Mines and Minerals (Development and Regulation) Act, 1957 and to amend the Coal Mines (Special Provisions) Act, 2015. This Act may be called the Mineral Laws (Amendment) Act, 2020. It shall be deemed to have come into force on the 10th day of January, 2020.

The International Resource Panel highlights in its Mineral Resource Governance in the 21st Century Report that the mining sector, if carefully managed, presents enormous opportunities for advancing sustainable development, particularly in low-income countries.

The Goa Motor Vehicles Tax (Amendment) Bill, 2020 is a Bill further to amend the Goa, Daman and Diu Motor Vehicles Tax Act, 1974 (Act No.8 of 1974). In the Goa, Daman and Diu Motor Vehicles Tax Act, 1974 (Act No.

The ~70 km-diameter Yarrabubba impact structure in Western Australia is regarded as among Earth’s oldest, but has hitherto lacked precise age constraints. Here we present U–Pb ages for impact-driven shock-recrystallised accessory minerals.

India has opened up the coal sector completely for commercial mining for all local and global firms after easing restrictions on end-use and prior experience in auctions via an ordinance, but the mining minister said the move will not hurt state-monopoly Coal India.

Question raised in Lok Sabha on Term of Non-captive Mining Lease, 11/12/2019.

Report filed by a Joint Committee constituted in original application no. 76/2019 in the matter of State of Kerala & Others. The sixty seven page report was uploaded on February 24, 2020.

Most of the pellet makers in the state are running their units without captive iron ore resource and hence, depend on merchant supplies of ore

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