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JSPL begins commercial production at Odisha plant


August 28th, 2012 - 6:18 pm ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, Aug 28 (IANS) Jindal Steel and Power Ltd (JSPL) Tuesday began commercial production at its wide plate mill in Odisha, a senior company official said.The two million tonne per ... Read more...

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Expert team to submit report on Posco by October


August 23rd, 2012 - 12:00 am ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, Aug 22 (IANS) An expert team reviewing the environmental impact assessment of Posco's proposed $12 billion steel plant in Odisha will submit its report by October, the team said ... Read more...

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MoEF expert team visits Posco plant site in Odisha


August 21st, 2012 - 3:26 pm ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, Aug 21 (IANS) A four-member expert team deputed by the Ministry of Environment and Forests (MoEF) Tuesday visited the site of South Korean steel major Posco's proposed steel plant ... Read more...

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Gas leakage kills two in Ukraine


August 18th, 2012 - 12:18 am ICT by IANS
Kiev, Aug 17 (IANS) At least two people were killed and three hospitalised at a Ukrainian steel plant Friday following a gas leakage, said authorities.The accident happened around ... Read more...

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Japanese steelmaker to build plant in central Mexico


August 8th, 2012 - 12:49 pm ICT by IANS
Tokyo, Aug 8 (IANS/EFE) Nippon Steel and several Japanese partners have formed a joint venture to build a steel plant in the central Mexican state of Guanajuato to supply the ... Read more...

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Buddhadeb hits out at Trinamool over Infosys imbroglio


August 5th, 2012 - 9:09 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Aug 5 (IANS) Questioning Trinamool Congress-led government over the bottlenecks that have forced IT major Infosys to rethink its West Bengal project, CPI-M leader and former chief minister Buddhadeb ... Read more...

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Jharkhand considering MoU renewal for ArcelorMittal steel plant


August 1st, 2012 - 8:58 pm ICT by IANS
Ranchi, Aug 1 (IANS) Jharkhand is considering a request by steel major ArcelorMittal for renewal of its MoU to set up a 12 million tonne greenfield steel plant in ... Read more...

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Odisha villagers lift blockades from Jindal project site


July 25th, 2012 - 10:07 pm ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, July 25 (IANS) The economic blockade, launched by villagers near a steel project site in Odisha demanding higher compensation for land, was lifted Wednesday after the authorities agreed to ... Read more...

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JSW Steel’s Salboni project to ‘restart’ in August: Bengal minister


July 25th, 2012 - 12:20 am ICT by IANS
Kolkata, July 24 (IANS) The Rs.350 billion integrated steel plant at Salboni in West Bengal's West Midnapore district, proposed by Sajjan Jindal-led JSW Steel, will "restart" from August this ... Read more...

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Protests hit steel project in Odisha


July 23rd, 2012 - 4:25 pm ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, July 23 (IANS) Construction work at Jindal Steel and Power Ltd's (JSPL) steel and power project in Odisha was partially hit Monday as many workers kept away from work ... Read more...

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Sajjan Jindal’s Bengal steel project to start soon


July 11th, 2012 - 8:04 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, July 11 (IANS) The West Bengal government and JSW Bengal Steel have resolved their differences and will sign an agreement for the Rs.350 billion integrated steel plant at Salboni ... Read more...

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Rourkela steel plant records best production in Q1


July 2nd, 2012 - 9:02 pm ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, July 2 (IANS) Rourkela Steel Plant (RSP), a unit of the state-run Steel Authority of India Limited (SAIL), has scored it's best production performance in key areas in the ... Read more...

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18 injured in Andhra agrochemical plant fire (Lead)


June 30th, 2012 - 6:15 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, June 30 (IANS) Eighteen workers of an agrochemical company were injured in a fire following an explosion at the plant in Andhra Pradesh's Srikakulam district Saturday morning, police said.Fire ... Read more...

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Shristi plans integrated logistic hub in Bengal


June 15th, 2012 - 12:19 am ICT by IANS
Kolkata, June 14 (IANS) Bengal Shristi Infrastructure Development Ltd. Thursday said it is planning to set up an integrated logistics hub and warehouse facility in West Bengal's Burdwan district, with ... Read more...

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Death toll mounts in Vizag steel plant blast


June 14th, 2012 - 3:19 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, June 14 (IANS) The death toll in Wednesday's explosion in Visakhapatnam Steel Plant (VSP) rose to 11 with two of the injured succumbing Thursday.Two workers who were critically injured ... Read more...

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15 killed in fire at Vizag steel plant


June 14th, 2012 - 1:01 am ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, June 13 (IANS) At least 15 people were killed and several others injured in a major fire that broke out in Visakhapatnam Steel Plant Wednesday night, witnesses said.The fire ... Read more...

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Andhra axes mining lease to YSR’s son-in-law


June 11th, 2012 - 7:39 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, June 11 (IANS) Mounting further pressure on late Andhra Pradesh chief minister Y.S. Rajasekhara Reddy's family, the state government Monday cancelled the mining lease given to his ... Read more...

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SAIL to invest Rs.21,000 crore in West Bengal


May 25th, 2012 - 10:29 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, May 25 (IANS) The West Bengal government has entered into an MoU with the Steel Authority of India Limited (SAIL) and the Burn Standard Company Ltd (BSCL) to ... Read more...

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Anti-Posco leader released on bail in Odisha


May 18th, 2012 - 7:40 pm ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, May 18 (IANS) A former Odisha legislator who was arrested in connection with clashes near the Posco steel plant site in Jagatsinghpur district last year was released on bail ... Read more...

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Sri Lanka cracks down on illegal workers after Indian’s death


May 15th, 2012 - 5:02 pm ICT by IANS
Colombo, May 15 (IANS) Sri Lanka has cracked down on foreigners working illegally after an Indian died while working in a steel plant, an official said here Tuesday.The Indian was ... Read more...

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Reforms coming too slowly in Bengal: Investors (One year of Mamata Banerjee)


May 14th, 2012 - 3:08 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, May 14 (IANS) A year after the Trinamool Congress-led West Bengal government promised to usher in industrial resurgence, investors and industry bodies say reforms are coming too slowly ... Read more...

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Ominous signs for democracy in Bengal: Kolkata scientist


April 18th, 2012 - 9:53 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, April 18 (IANS) Warning that there were "ominous signs for democracy" in West Bengal, internationally acclaimed scientist Partho Sarothi Roy, who was arrested for supporting slum dwellers when ... Read more...

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Green tribunal scraps Posco’s $12bn Odisha project (Second Lead)


March 30th, 2012 - 10:17 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 30 (IANS) The National Green Tribunal (NGT) Friday suspended environment clearance to South Korean steel major Posco's $12 billion project in Odisha, the biggest foreign direct ... Read more...

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Green tribunal scraps Posco’s $12bn Odisha project (Lead)


March 30th, 2012 - 4:54 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 30 (IANS) The National Green Tribunal (NGT) Friday suspended environment clearance to South Korean steel major Posco's $12 billion project in Odisha, the biggest foreign direct ... Read more...

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Korean investment a priority, Posco will happen: Manmohan Singh


March 26th, 2012 - 10:46 am ICT by IANS
Seoul, March 26 (IANS) Investment from South Korea is a "priority" for India, visiting Prime Minister Manmohan Singh said Monday, adding that the government was taking "proactive" steps improve ... Read more...

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Tata Steel to pay Rs.27 crore to villagers


March 21st, 2012 - 9:47 pm ICT by IANS
Raipur, March 21 (IANS) Tata Steel, India's largest private sector steel major, has still to pay over Rs.27 crore compensation amount to villagers in Chhattisgarh's Bastar district to take over ... Read more...

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Ratan Tata meets Munda, discusses development


March 2nd, 2012 - 4:38 pm ICT by IANS
Ranchi, March 2 (IANS) Jharkhand Chief Minister Arjun Munda Friday met Tata group chairperson Ratan Tata and his deputy Cyrus Mistry to discuss future plans for development in the state, ... Read more...

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Posco seeks lifting of curbs on project site entry


March 2nd, 2012 - 12:13 am ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, March 1 (IANS) Posco-India, a subsidiary of South Korean steel major Posco, Thursday asked Odisha to lift the restriction on entering the site of its proposed steel plant in ... Read more...

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14 ill as gas leaks in Chinese plant


February 23rd, 2012 - 3:54 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Feb 23 (IANS) Fourteen people fell sick Thursday after a gas leak at a steel plant in China's Jiangsu province.Ten people have been hospitalized, and four remain trapped after ... Read more...

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Odisha halts work at SAIL mine


February 14th, 2012 - 8:01 pm ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, Feb 14 (IANS) Odisha has stopped all operations at a key iron ore mine of the public sector Steel Authority of India Ltd (SAIL) in the state as a ... Read more...

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Record single day production at RSP


February 13th, 2012 - 9:20 pm ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, Feb 13 (IANS) Rourkela Steel Plant (RSP), a unit of the state-run Steel Authority of India Limited (SAIL), Monday said it had registered its best ever single day production ... Read more...

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Rourkela Steel records best January production


February 2nd, 2012 - 10:54 pm ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, Feb 2 (IANS) Rourkela Steel Plant, a unit of the state-run Steel Authority of India Limited (SAIL), Thursday said it has registered the best performance in hot metal production ... Read more...

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Concast plans to set up Rs. 8 bn cement plant in Arunachal


February 2nd, 2012 - 1:30 am ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Feb 1 (IANS) Concast Group Wednesday said it is planning to set up a 1.2 million tonnes per annum (mtpa) cement plant at Arunachal Pradesh, pumping in an estimated ... Read more...

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Policy matters, iron ore sourcing delaying steel plant: JSW Steel


January 10th, 2012 - 12:44 am ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Jan 9 (IANS) JSW Steel Monday said implementation of its proposed 10 million tonnes plant at Salboni in West Midnapore district of West Bengal is being delayed due ... Read more...

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Jharkhand poised for higher industrial growth: Munda


January 9th, 2012 - 10:44 pm ICT by IANS
Jaipur, Jan 9 (IANS) Jharkhand, which has huge mineral resources and hosts some of India's big companies like Tata Motors, is poised for higher level of industrial growth on the ... Read more...

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