ArcelorMittal India is yet to submit statutory forest and environment clearances for beginning mining of iron ore and manganese in West Singhbhum, Jharkhand. The company in 2005, announced its plans for opening a $10-billion steel plant in Jharkhand.

ILLEGAL mining, both of iron-ore lumps and iron-ore fines, had picked up pace during the Madhu Koda regime, primarily in mineral-rich West Singhbhum district of Jharkhand.

BUOYED by the Jharkhand government

Essel Mining and Industries Limited, a unit of Aditya Birla Group, has identified 500 acres in West Singhbhum district for setting up a 1.02million tonne per year capacity integrated steel plant.

The present paper is based on the analysis of survey data of 500 lac growers of Ranchi and West Singhbhum districts in the year 2003-04 and 2004-05. Primary data has been collected from the lac growers.

How Jharkhand misled the Supreme Court into allotting a mine reserved for PSUs to private firms The Ghatkuri mine in West Singhbhum district, containing high grade iron ore worth crores of rupees, has always tempted private mining companies. But they could not lay their hands on it because it is reserved for public sector undertakings (psus) to prevent monopoly or cartelization in the

Shillong: A team of 7 members headed by R Jana Nongbet, president of Global Social Welfare Organisation, Shillong visited Jaduguda, Narwapahar, Turumdih and Banduburang mines, the place of uranium mining at Singhbhum district, Jharkhand on a study tour.

Jamshedpur, March 31: Elephant poachers in Saranda have found a friend in Maoists. This startling fact came to light during a probe conducted by the forest department in West Singhbhum.

The report reveals that poachers killed at least four tuskers between March 2008 and February 2009 by administering poison.

The present paper examines the cost, return and resource use efficiency in lac cultivation on major lac host plants. This paper is based on the analaysis of data collected on 400 lac growers of Ranchi and West Singhbhum district in the year 2003-2004 and 2004-2005.

The Union forest ministry has given environmental clearance to the proposed expansion plans of Usha Martin Limited