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Move could force steelmakers to source the raw material from overseas

The Supreme Court ordered on Friday the temporary closure of nearly half of the iron ore mines in top producing state Odisha due to non-renewal of years-old leases, in a blow to local steel mills that depend heavily on high-quality ore from the state.

Reaffirming its commitment for environment conservation, Tata Steel dedicated the first fixed Bio-Toilet Unit at Auction Yard Gate at its Jamshedpur plant.

The Supreme Court order in the matter of iron ore mining in Goa could have serious repercussions on mines of steel producers such as Tata Steel and Steel Authority of India Ltd (SAIL) and some of t

Order of the Supreme Court of India in the matter of T. N. Godavarman Thirumulpad Vs Union of India & Others dated 03/04/2014 regarding Tata Steel's Odisha mining lease. The Temporary Working Permit to operate 69.58 hectares of broken up forest land will stand extended up to 9th May, 2014.

Judgement of the High Court of Jharkhand in the matter of Tata Steel Limited Vs Union of India & Ors. dated 12/03/2014 regarding the validity of Rules 64B and 64C of the Mineral Concession Rules, 1960 inserted by the Central Government, Ministry of Mines and the petitioner also challenges the demand of royalty raised by the State of Jharkhand on the “processed coal”(washed coal).

Original Source: http://jhr.nic.in/hcjudge/data/50-2995-2008-12032014.pdf

The Water Footprint Network (WFN) alongside IFC and Tata Group is to release the final report of their groundbreaking study on the industrial water footprint in India; “Water Footprint Assessment -Tata Chemicals-Tata Motors-Tata Power-Tata Steel: Results and Learning.” The publication documents the results from the world’s first comprehensive i