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Jayanthi Natarajan to arrive in Goa amidst mining controversy


September 5th, 2012 - 4:10 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, Sep 5 (IANS) Union Minister for Environment and Forests Jayanthi Natarajan is expected to arrive in Goa next week, even as the state government is at loggerheads with the ... Read more...

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Krishna slams Team Anna for ‘motivated charges’, will write to PM (Lead)


May 31st, 2012 - 10:37 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 31 (IANS) Rebutting charges hurled at him by Team Anna, External Affairs Minister S.M. Krishna Thursday indicated that he could sue them for accusing him ... Read more...

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Essar Steel commissions Phase 1 of Odisha pellet plant


April 9th, 2012 - 9:57 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, April 9 (IANS) Essar Steel Monday announced the commissioning of the first phase of its 12 million tonne per annum (MTPA) pellet-making facility in Odisha, which will be fully ... Read more...

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Essar Group doubles steel capacity at Hazira, Gujarat


February 24th, 2012 - 1:57 pm ICT by IANS
Hazira (Gujarat), Feb 24 (IANS) The Ruias-controlled Essar Group has doubled its steel-manufacturing capacity at this port town in south Gujarat to 10 million tonnes annually, making the unit the ... Read more...

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Goa not in iron deposit intensive areas list


January 12th, 2012 - 6:02 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, Jan 12 (IANS) Goa does not feature in the list of iron deposit intensive areas which have been marked out for future exploration, according to a visionary document prepared ... Read more...

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Iron ore export from Goa to dip next fiscal: Exporters body


October 4th, 2011 - 6:43 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, Oct 4 (IANS) Iron ore exports from Goa are expected to dip this financial year as the Goa government has issued stringent regulatory methods in the wake of the ... Read more...

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Ministry orders study on Goa’s controversial mining


August 23rd, 2011 - 8:17 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, Aug 23 (IANS) The Jharkhand-based Indian School of Mines (ISM) will conduct a comprehensive study on the environmental impact of the Rs.6,500-crore opencast mining industry in Goa, the Rajya ... Read more...

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Goa PAC to probe illegal mining in forests


August 10th, 2011 - 3:19 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, Aug 10 (IANS) Goa's public accounts committee (PAC) will investigate the increasing phenomenon of illegal mining encroaching upon the state's forest cover, said the PAC head and the Leader ... Read more...

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Goa’s illegally operated mines asked to shut down


August 3rd, 2011 - 1:56 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, Aug 3 (IANS) Nineteen out of the 100 odd operational mines in Goa have been ordered to be shut down by the state's top pollution control authority for ... Read more...

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Nationalise Goa’s mining industry: Congress MP


July 4th, 2011 - 9:36 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, July 4 (IANS) The Rs.6,000 crore open cast mining industry in Goa should be nationalised to conserve the country's national resources, veteran trade union leader and Congress Rajya Sabha ... Read more...

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Karnataka ore transport ban affects Goa’s iron plants


June 21st, 2011 - 5:56 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, June 21 (IANS) Half a dozen sponge and pig iron manufacturing plants in Goa, including the Vedanta Resources-owned Sesa Industries Limited (SIL), have been severely affected by the ... Read more...

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ArcelorMittal set to buy Canadian iron ore company for $433 million


December 16th, 2010 - 2:01 pm ICT by IANS
By Gurmukh Singh Toronto, Dec 16 (IANS) Unless a rival bidder emerges possibly from China by Monday, ArcelorMittal is set to take over Canada's Baffinland Iron Mines for $433 million.ArcelorMittal has already ... Read more...

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Karnataka mining firms to seek apex court stay on ban order


November 19th, 2010 - 9:34 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Nov 19 (IANS) About 40 mining firms in the state will appeal in the Supreme Court for staying the judgment of the Karnataka High Court upholding the state ban on export ... Read more...

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Karnataka High Court upholds state ban on iron ore exports (Lead)


November 19th, 2010 - 8:59 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Nov 19 (IANS) The Karnataka High Court Friday upheld the twin orders of the state government banning export of iron ore and dismissed a bunch of petitions filed by about 40 ... Read more...

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‘Posco can have majority stake in JV with SAIL’


September 20th, 2010 - 4:36 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 20 (IANS) The union government is not averse to Posco securing majority stake in the proposed Rs.12,000 crore joint venture between the South Korean steel giant and the state-run ... Read more...

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Banning iron ore export makes no economic sense, says FIMI


August 3rd, 2010 - 9:05 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Aug 3 (IANS) The Federation of Indian Mineral Industries (FIMI) Tuesday ridiculed the Karnataka government for banning export of iron ore, as it is not used by Indian steel plants ... Read more...

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Goa exported 40 mn tonnes iron ore in 2009-10


April 3rd, 2010 - 10:43 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, April 3 (IANS) Export of iron ore from Goa increased from 33 million tonnes to 40 million tonnes in 2009-10, with China topping the list of countries importing the low grade ... Read more...

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‘Goa waterways cannot handle more iron ore traffic’


April 3rd, 2010 - 4:58 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, April 3 (IANS) Goa's waterways do not have the capacity to handle any increase in iron ore traffic, a top port official said Saturday. Chairman of the Goa-based Mormugao Port Trust (MPT) ... Read more...

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Tata Steel, NMDC sign deal to jointly acquire mines


January 22nd, 2010 - 5:38 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Jan 22 (IANS) Tata Steel and public sector National Mineral Development Corporation (NMDC) Friday signed an agreement to explore opportunities for acquiring and developing mines in India and overseas. They also plan ... Read more...

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Will expose several ‘Madhu Kodas’ in Goa: BJP


December 4th, 2009 - 9:18 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, Dec 4 (IANS) The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) Friday alleged that state support to illegal mining and corruption in Goa's mining industry had reached "unacceptable levels" and vowed to expose ... Read more...

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Jindal to export 80,000 tonnes of Bolivian iron ore


November 12th, 2009 - 3:52 am ICT by IANS
La Paz, Nov 12 (EFE) India's Jindal Steel and Power Limited will export 80,000 tonnes of iron ore every month from its plant at El Mutun in eastern Bolivia, the company said. ... Read more...

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Bhilai Steel gets iron ore mining rights in Chhattisgarh


October 28th, 2009 - 2:01 pm ICT by IANS
Raipur, Oct 28 (IANS) Bhilai Steel Plant, the most profitable unit of the state-owned Steel Authority of India, has got the mining rights lease for over 2,028 hectares of iron ore reserves ... Read more...

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Australian iron ore mines worry Goa exporters


September 1st, 2009 - 9:52 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, Sep 1 (IANS) Iron ore exporters in Goa say Australia's Yandi mines have emerged as a tough competition. According to Goa Mineral Ore Exporters Association (GMOEA) executive director S. Sridhar, the ... Read more...

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Draft mineral policy hints at placer gold deposits in Goa


August 9th, 2009 - 5:40 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, Aug 9 (IANS) Known for attracting millions of tourists to its sun-kissed "golden" beaches, Goa now might as well brace for a frenzied gold rush. For, according to a draft mineral ... Read more...

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Mining in Western Ghats will be stopped, says Goa chief minister


July 28th, 2009 - 11:06 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, July 28 (IANS) Goa Chief Minister Digambar Kamat Tuesday said the ecologically crucial Western Ghats would not be allowed to be mined. The assurance from Kamat, who is also the minister ... Read more...

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Asia’s largest iron ore deposit discovered in China


June 25th, 2009 - 3:53 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, June 25 (ANI): Geologists have discovered 'Asia's largest' iron ore deposit in northeast China's Liaoning province, with an estimated reserve of more than 3 billion tons.The newly-found deposit, mainly between ... Read more...

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Steel minister okay with divestment, has identified units


June 10th, 2009 - 8:12 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jun 10 (IANS) Steel Minister Virbhadra Singh Wednesday pushed for divestment of stake in companies under his ministry and said he would take up the issue of adequate supplies of ... Read more...

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Huge land scam in Goa, says forest department


April 29th, 2009 - 6:31 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, April 29 (IANS) The forest department in Goa has alleged that vast tracts of reserve forest land is being converted into private property in collusion with revenue department officials, sources said ... Read more...

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Third Front will nationalise Goa’s mining industry: Bardhan


April 21st, 2009 - 5:18 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, April 21 (IANS) If the Third Front comes to power at the centre after the Lok Sabha polls, it will nationalise the Rs.6,000-crore mining industry of Goa, which is largely at ... Read more...

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Goa to phase out 14 mining leases near Selaulim dam


March 23rd, 2009 - 8:18 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, March 23 (IANS) The Goa government will phase out 14 operational mining leases located near the catchment area of the Selaulim dam, which supplies water to nearly 500,000 people, Chief Minister ... Read more...

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‘Goa’s mining export revenue will fall 50 percent’


February 23rd, 2009 - 11:21 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, Feb 23 (IANS) Goa's Rs.60-billion (Rs.6,000-crore) low-grade iron ore exports are expected to fall 50 percent this fiscal, an industry leader said here Monday. While exports this year have shown ... Read more...

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BJP promises package for Goan families dependent on mining


November 6th, 2008 - 6:02 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, Nov 6 (IANS) A rescue package for the rehabilitation of the families dependent on mining - an echo of global recession - is a poll promise the Bharatiya Janata Party has ... Read more...

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Steel ministry wants iron ore export duty hike


September 9th, 2008 - 9:17 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Sep 9 (IANS) To keep down steel prices, the central steel ministry has recommended an additional five percent duty on iron ore exports."We have suggested that export duties on iron ore ... Read more...

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Reddy group to source iron ore from Indonesia mines


July 21st, 2008 - 9:34 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, July 21 (IANS) Mining and steel major Gala Janardhan Reddy (GJR) group has entered into a strategic alliance with PT Earthstone Resources of Indonesia to source iron ore from Sumatra mines ... Read more...

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Cabinet to discuss measures to rein in rising steel prices


April 15th, 2008 - 12:40 pm ICT by admin
New Delhi, Apr 15 (ANI): The Cabinet Committee on Prices (CCP) is expected to meet today to discuss measures to rein in rising steel prices. Earlier on April 11, Commerce and ... Read more...

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