The government is unlikely to entertain the mineral sector’s plea to cut export duty on high-grade iron ore to nil from 30% now in the Budget, as it feels that the important steel-making raw materi

Aiming to boost mineral exploration, the mines ministry has sought Rs 500 crore as budgetary support to take up air-borne geo-physical mapping in the country’s potential resource-bearing area estim

PANJIM: In a bid to keep online track of iron ore production and sale, in sync with the Indian Bureau of Mines (IBM), the State is likely to adopt the National Mineral Statistics (NMS) system, a mo

Blocks with a tree canopy of less than 10 per cent of the area may not need any clearance

Centre directs states to move away from arbitrary, first-come-firstserve basis; implementation by states will be reviewed this month

The central-sector National Aluminium Company (Nalco) had a sigh of relief as the Odisha government finally allocated the Potangi bauxite mines in its favour.

The government on Wednesday announced launching a new scheme named Pradhan Mantri Khanij Kshetra Kalyan Yojana (PMKKKY) which will focus on safeguarding health, environment and economic conditions

Karnataka has filed over 30 FIRs to combat illegal sand mining while AP realised Rs 390 crore from penalties in 2014-15.

The 12 mineral producing states will put 82 mining blocks containing minerals such as iron ore, bauxite, limestone under the hammer by October-November this year, a top government official said tod

The Central government data has once again put Rajasthan in a tight spot over rampant illegal mining activities.