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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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Videocon mulls relocating Bengal power, steel projects


October 9th, 2011 - 10:39 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Oct 9 (IANS) Land acquisition woes have prompted the Videocon Group to consider shifting its proposed steel and power plants in West Bengal's Burdwan district to another location.Stating that ... Read more...

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Come to Chhattisgarh for deals in food processing and IT: Chief minister (Interview)


September 4th, 2011 - 11:52 am ICT by IANS
Raipur, Sep 4 (IANS) Chhattisgarh needs investment in downstream sectors - mainly in food processing and information technology (IT) - as the state has already enough in power and ... Read more...

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Wrong site delaying Posco plan: Orissa Congress chief (Interview)


July 18th, 2011 - 1:29 pm ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, July 18 (IANS) The wrong site and a proposal to swap iron ore are delaying the $12 billion Posco steel project, says Orissa Congress chief Niranjan Patnaik, promising to ... Read more...

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India expected to become second largest steel producing nation


February 25th, 2011 - 9:37 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Feb 25 (ANI): Minister of State for Steel Beni Prasad Verma on Friday said that with a targeted production capacity of 120 million tonnes by 2012, India is expected to ... Read more...

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Orissa asked to improve human rights situation


January 19th, 2011 - 10:23 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 19 (IANS) After taking up all the pending cases in a two-day sitting in Orissa Jan 18-19, the National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) has given a list of recommendations ... Read more...

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Will strengthen rural bodies first, industrialisation later: Jharkhand CM (Interview)


December 23rd, 2010 - 12:22 pm ICT by IANS
By Nityanand Shukla Ranchi, Dec 23 (IANS) Jharkhand Chief Minister Arjun Munda, who had in his earlier stint signed a slew of agreements with private companies to industrialise the state, now says ... Read more...

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Virbhadra Singh calls for harmony between corporate houses, displaced locals


October 29th, 2010 - 7:47 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Oct 29 (ANI): Union Steel Minister Virbhadra Singh on Friday called for a harmonious relationship between corporate houses and displaced locals in setting up of mega projects like the POSCO ... Read more...

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Assocham’s development blueprint for Jharkhand


October 22nd, 2010 - 8:01 pm ICT by IANS
Ranchi, Oct 22 (IANS) The Associated Chambers of Commerce and Industry of India(Assocham) Friday submitted a development blueprint to Jharkhand Chief Minister Arjun Munda stressing the need for agro-based, mining and environmental ... Read more...

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NMDC expects to lay new iron ore pipeline in 20 months


July 19th, 2010 - 11:48 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, July 19 (IANS) State-owned National Mineral Development Corporation (NMDC) expects to complete within 20 months the construction of a 424-km long iron ore slurry pipeline to bring the ore from the ... Read more...

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Mittal’s steel project in Karnataka to get first priority


June 3rd, 2010 - 7:46 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, June 3 (IANS) World's largest steelmaker ArcelorMittal will give priority to its steel project in Karnataka, as its two other similar projects in Jharkhand and Orissa are bogged down by ... Read more...

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Jharkhand to ban use of agriculture land for industries


April 12th, 2010 - 3:36 pm ICT by IANS
Ranchi, April 12 (IANS) The Jharkhand government will soon formulate a law banning transfer of agriculture land for industrial use, Agriculture Minister Mathura Mahto said here Monday. "We will soon formulate a ... Read more...

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Orissa tribal leader held for Maoist links


January 28th, 2010 - 1:47 am ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, Jan 28 (IANS) A tribal leader, known for being part of agitations against large-scale industrial projects in Orissa, was arrested Wednesday for his alleged links with Maoist rebels, police said. Gananath Patra, ... Read more...

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Jharkhand concerned about Arcelor Mittal steel project


January 9th, 2010 - 4:09 pm ICT by IANS
Ranchi, Jan 9 (IANS) Jharkhand Deputy Chief Minister Raghubar Das said the government was concerned about the delay in the Arcelor Mittal steel project and would help in setting up its plant ... Read more...

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Maoists scaring off investors from Chhattisgarh


December 6th, 2009 - 1:13 pm ICT by IANS
By Sujeet Kumar Raipur, Dec 6 (IANS) The increasing dominance of Maoists in Chhatisgarh's iron ore-rich pockets have led to the halt of several key industrial projects in the region and scared ... Read more...

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ArcelorMittal to pursue steel projects in Orissa, Jharkhand


November 27th, 2009 - 11:34 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Nov 27 (IANS) World's largest steel maker ArcelorMittal would continue to pursue its plans to set up integrated steel plants in Orissa and Jharkhand despite delays in land acquisition, a ... Read more...

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Centre, State to discuss land related worries


November 17th, 2009 - 2:25 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Nov 17 (ANI): The Centre will on Tuesday hold talks with State Industry ministers on problems faced by the domestic and foreign investors in relation to land acquisition.Commerce and ... Read more...

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No information on Mittal pullout, say Orissa, Jharkhand (Lead)


October 5th, 2009 - 8:07 pm ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar/Ranchi, Oct 5 (IANS) A day after a noted British paper said steel giant ArcelorMittal was close to pulling out its proposed steel projects in Jharkhand and Orissa, the states Monday ... Read more...

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Mittal pullout: Jharkhand says it has no information


October 5th, 2009 - 4:27 pm ICT by IANS
Ranchi, Oct 5 (IANS) A day after a noted British paper said steel giant ArcelorMittal was close to pulling out of its proposed steel projects in Jharkhand and Orissa, the Jharkhand ... Read more...

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Steel projects worth $26 bn pending in Jharkhand: Report


August 4th, 2009 - 7:20 pm ICT by IANS
Ranchi, Aug 4 (IANS) Steel projects worth Rs.125,940 crore ($26.4 billion) are hanging in the balance in Jharkhand as the state government is yet to give approvals to them, an industry ... Read more...

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ArcelorMittal posts loss of $800 mn in second quarter


July 29th, 2009 - 2:00 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 29 (IANS) Global steel giant ArcelorMittal, founded by Indian born L.N. Mittal, Wednesday reported a net loss of $800 million for the second quarter of this year but hoped ... Read more...

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Orissa wants more coal mine allocation


June 30th, 2009 - 10:06 pm ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, June 30 (IANS) Accusing the central government of bias in coal mine allocation, Orissa Tuesday demanded more coal to fuel its industrialisation drive. Speaking at a seminar organised by the Confederation of ... Read more...

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Jharkhand villagers protest transfer of land to ArcelorMittal


May 30th, 2009 - 3:38 pm ICT by IANS
Ranchi, May 30 (IANS) Villagers in Jharkhand's Khuti and Gumla district are protesting the transfer of government land to steel giant ArcelorMittal for a proposed greenfield project. Villagers, mostly farmers, are protesting ... Read more...

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Key issues before ministers on economic policy matters


May 28th, 2009 - 11:16 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 28 (IANS) Following are some of the key policy issues expected to be addressed by the newly-inducted ministers in Prime Minister Manmohan Singh's government with economic portfolios: Commerce and ... Read more...

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Arcelor-Mittal to delay India steel projects


April 15th, 2009 - 7:48 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 15 (IANS) Global meltdown and falling demand have forced Arcelor-Mittal to delay by two years their proposed steel projects in Orissa and Jharkhand, estimated at $20-25 billion, its India ... Read more...

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Project delays prevent over 160,000 job creations


March 1st, 2009 - 4:30 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 1 (IANS) India has lost the opportunity of employing more than 160,000 people with 18 major steel, power and auto projects getting delayed over land acquisition and forest and ... Read more...

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ArcelorMittal to get government land for steel project


February 13th, 2009 - 4:02 pm ICT by IANS
Ranchi, Feb 13 (IANS) Steel major ArcelorMittal will be given government land to set up its proposed Rs.400-billion (Rs.40,000-crore) steel project in Jharkhand, state Industries Director Rahul Sharma said Friday. ... Read more...

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Panel to study resource use by West Bengal steel projects


December 5th, 2008 - 5:15 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Dec 5 (IANS) The West Bengal government has formed an expert committee to study the land, coal and water requirements of various steel projects before allocating resources, a senior government official ... Read more...

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Jharkhand tribals demand tripartite pacts for new industries


November 6th, 2008 - 4:09 pm ICT by IANS
Ranchi, Nov 6 (IANS) Rejecting the rehabilitation and resettlement (R&R) policy of the state government, tribals in Jharkhand Thursday demanded that those who want to set up industries in the state sign ... Read more...

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‘No plan to list Tata Steel Global’


August 6th, 2008 - 8:28 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Aug 6 (IANS) India's largest private steel manufacturer Tata Steel Ltd said Wednesday that there was no plan to list Tata Steel Global Resources (TSGR), the holding company for its steel ... Read more...

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Jharkhand recommends water allocation to 22 steel firms


June 17th, 2008 - 8:52 pm ICT by IANS
Ranchi, June 17 (IANS) Jharkhand has recommended water allocation to 22 steel companies, according to their requirements, to expedite the greenfield steel projects in the state. "The recommendation has been made according ... Read more...

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Steps taken to tackle the rise in steel price


May 29th, 2008 - 10:24 pm ICT by admin
New Delhi, May 29 (ANI): There has been an up-trend in the domestic steel prices since 2006-07 and the trend accentuated since January this year. In between January and April this ... Read more...

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Orissa tribals protest Rs.400 bn Arcelor Mittal project


May 26th, 2008 - 9:33 pm ICT by admin
Bhubaneswar, May 26 (IANS) Hundreds of tribals Monday staged a demonstration to protest the proposed Rs.400-billion steel plant by global major ArcelorMittal in Keonjhar district of Orissa. The protestors shouted slogans like ... Read more...

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Jharkhand asked to end row over iron ore mines


April 24th, 2008 - 11:41 am ICT by admin
By Nityanand Shukla Ranchi, April 24 (IANS) A dispute over the Chiria iron ore mines in mineral-rich Jharkhand has left hanging several major steel projects, among which two of them promise to produce ... Read more...

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Paswan urges steel industry to curtail price rise


March 5th, 2008 - 7:24 pm ICT by admin
New Delhi, Mar 5 (ANI): The Minister for Steel, Chemicals and Fertilisers Ram Vilas Paswan urged the steel industry to put a curb on increasing prices. Delivering the inaugural address at the Summit ... Read more...

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