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Auction iron ore from Goa, CM told


September 10th, 2012 - 12:18 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, Sep 10 (IANS) Iron ore generated from Goa's 90 plus mines should be auctioned and extraction be brought down from over 50 million tonnes to 10 million tonnes, an ... Read more...

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Mining dumps in Goa the next Congress-BJP battleground? (With Image)


September 5th, 2012 - 1:52 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, Sep 5 (IANS) Till recently it was considered mining waste - all 700 million tonnes of it. With technology now available to extract low grade ore from the ... Read more...

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Hike in iron ore export duty irks Goa mining industry


January 4th, 2012 - 4:18 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, Jan 4 (IANS) A recent decision of the union finance ministry to hike export duty on iron ore from 20 percent to 30 percent has irked trade organisations ... Read more...

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Rajasthan pushes sub-surface mining to protect environment


December 15th, 2011 - 5:06 pm ICT by IANS
Jaipur, Dec 15 (IANS) Seeking to strike a balance between the needs of the industry and sustainable development, experts at a seminar Wednesday called for promoting sub-surface mining of stones ... Read more...

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‘25 mn tonnes illegal ore extracted in five years in Goa’


November 23rd, 2011 - 7:02 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, Nov 23 (IANS) Over 25 million tonnes of illegal iron ore has been extracted by over-zealous mining companies out of Goa over the last five years, a green ... Read more...

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Mining association admits to illegal exports from Goa


November 21st, 2011 - 9:07 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, Nov 21 (IANS) An association of leading mine owners in Goa Monday admitted to illegal mining and exports of iron ore in Goa, but expressed concern over a ... Read more...

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‘Fly by night mining operators creating problems’


November 17th, 2011 - 7:36 pm ICT by IANS
Miramar (Goa), Nov 17 (IANS) Goa's angry mining industry Thursday took potshots at what they called "fly by night" mining operators and traders for tarnishing the image of established ... Read more...

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Goa port to tackle dubious iron ore shipments


October 17th, 2011 - 9:34 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, Oct 17 (IANS) Mormugao Port Trust, Goa's only major port, said it will crack down on ore exporters shipping across dubious consignments of iron ore whose source and authenticity ... Read more...

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Irregular, illegal mining same: Goa PAC


October 5th, 2011 - 5:32 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, Oct 5 (IANS) Irregular and illegal mining are one and the same, according to the Public Accounts Committee's (PAC) report on illegal mining submitted Wednesday to the speaker of ... 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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Goa ore exporters do not want CBI to probe illegal mining


October 4th, 2011 - 5:39 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, Oct 4 (IANS) Ore exporters in Goa do not want a Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) probe into Goa's mega mining scam, even as their spokesperson admitted that some ... Read more...

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Exporters association not responsible for unlisted firms


September 21st, 2011 - 4:07 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, Sep 21 (IANS) Less than a week after the Justice M.B. Shah Commission probing illegal mining visited the controversial sites in Goa, a body of ore exporters Wednesday said ... Read more...

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Goa mining scam worth Rs.10,000 crore: Congress legislator


September 17th, 2011 - 6:52 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, Sep 17 (IANS) Goa's illegal mining scandal is worth Rs.10,000 crore ($2 billion), former deputy chief minister of Goa and Congress legislator Dayanand Narvekar Saturday told the Justice ... Read more...

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Goa, mining firms talks on creating corridor stalemated


July 21st, 2011 - 4:02 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, July 21 (IANS) Goa's Rs.6,000 crore mining industry wants the state government to renew old mining leases and resolve environmental issues, in return for their financial contribution towards a ... Read more...

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Goa mine owners stashed black money in Swiss banks: CPI


April 29th, 2011 - 8:01 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, April 29 (IANS) Several owners of Goa's 100-odd open cast iron ore mines have millions of dollars worth of black money stashed away in Swiss bank accounts, a Communist ... Read more...

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Fishermen block Goa port, Coast Guard help sought


April 16th, 2011 - 5:17 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, April 16 (IANS) The Goa government Saturday asked the Indian Coast Guard (ICG) and the Indian Navy (IN) to clear a "guerrilla style" waterfront blockade of the Mormugao Port ... Read more...

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Not just match, Goa rains queer pitch for mining too


October 23rd, 2010 - 12:28 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, Oct 23 (IANS) Rains are not just threatening to disrupt the India-Australia cricket match Sunday. The unprecedented October downpour in Goa, leading to turbulent seas, are also affecting the export of ... Read more...

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Goa industry mulls conveyor belts to transport ore


May 19th, 2010 - 1:27 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, May 19 (IANS) Mining industries in Goa are mulling the possibility of setting up a network of conveyor belts to transport ore from the mining pits to the port from where ... 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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Goa offshore casinos impeding barge traffic, says mining industry


August 7th, 2009 - 9:40 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, Aug 7 (IANS) Offshore casinos parked in the Mandovi river are severely impeding the traffic of nearly 250-300 river barges ferrying ore from Goa's mining belt to the trans-shippers docked at ... 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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Goa’s iron ore exporters in worst slump they can remember


November 7th, 2008 - 12:42 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, Nov 7 (IANS) Goa's iron ore exporting industry is going through one of the worst slumps in its history, says a top official of an ore exporters' lobby.Steel plants worldwide shifting ... Read more...

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Meghalaya uranium mining plan divides landowners from other locals


September 24th, 2008 - 1:00 pm ICT by IANS
Shillong, Sep 24 (IANS) There is still no consensus among locals in Meghalaya on a government plan to allow uranium mining, with student unions, rights bodies and environmental organisations opposing the move. ... Read more...

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Five arrested in Meghalaya on charges of smuggling uranium


September 11th, 2008 - 1:05 pm ICT by IANS
Shillong, Sep 11 (IANS) Five people in Meghalaya, including a tribal village headman, have been arrested on charges of smuggling uranium. A police spokesperson said the arrests were made Wednesday after ... Read more...

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Meghalaya rejects N-plant, oppose uranium mining


May 10th, 2008 - 2:39 pm ICT by admin
Shillong, May 10 (IANS) Meghalaya Saturday rejected the Indian government's idea of setting up a nuclear power plant in the region and also opposed any move to allow uranium mining in the ... Read more...

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Researchers develop greener method of extracting titanium dioxide


February 12th, 2008 - 2:58 pm ICT by admin
Washington, Feb 12 (ANI): Researchers at the University of Leeds have developed a simpler, cheaper and greener method of extracting a widely used mineral titanium dioxide (TiO2).In the form of a powder, ... Read more...

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