DMG and GSPCB directed to ensure that iron ore rejects are not dumped outside the lease area as it is ‘illegal’

Kutrumali, Sijimali mines can supply bauxite to Vedanta refinery

Asserting that obtaining forest clearances for the renewed iron ore mining leases is the biggest challenge it faces, the state government has sought the intervention of the Union Mines Ministry in

SHILLONG: Justifying the NGT ban on coal mining in the State, Union Minister of Steel and Mines Narendra Singh Tomar has said environmental commitment must take precedence over all other concerns a

The central government released final rules for mineral auction, which for the first time gives states the freedom to earmark a certain percentage of mines for end use and auction them.

In exercise of the powers conferred by section 13 of the Mines and Minerals (Regulation and Development) Act, 1957 (67 of 1957), the Central Government hereby makes the following rules, namely: These rules may be called the Minerals (Evidence of Mineral Contents) Rules, 2015.

Amendment is also proposed to extend the mining leases deemed to be extended from the date of their last renewal to March 31, 2030

Centre says Posco cannot have prioritised access to iron ore deposits

CM against giving grace lease period to mines completing 50 years

Under pressure from owners, Parsekar will ‘beg’ for renewal of 10 ‘big daddy’ leases on a case-by-case basis