May 25, 2016 at 21:54 | Source: PTI
The Union Cabinet which met on May 25 gave its ex post facto approval to amend The Institutes of Technology Act, 1961 for incorporation of new IITs at Tirupati (AP), Palakkad (Kerala), Dharwad (Karnataka), Bhilai (Chhattisgarh), Goa, Jammu (Jammu and Kashmir) and conversion of Indian School of Mines (ISM), Dhanbad to an IIT under the law
May 10, 2016 at 12:58 | Source: PTI
The meeting, which would be chaired by Union Mines Minister Narendra Singh Tomar, will have all the states with mining as one of the economic activities participating in it.
May 09, 2016 at 14:08 | Source: PTI
The high-level meeting, to be chaired by Steel and Mines Minister Narendra Singh Tomar, is scheduled to be held in Goa by month-end and will also discuss issues like setting up of District Mineral Foundation (DMF), status of National Mineral Exploration Trust (NMET) and steps to check illegal mining.
Apr 24, 2016 at 14:30 | Source: PTI
Six months after auction process was initiated for 43 mines across 12-mineral bearing states, only six blocks have managed to find buyers
Apr 16, 2016 at 12:46 | Source: PTI
Sterlite Ports, a wholly-owned subsidiary, will be signing an MoU pursuant to 'Letter of Award' for redevelopment of existing berths 8, 9 and barge berths at Mormugao port on DBFOT basis for a concession period of 30 years with the Mormugoa Port Trust, it said in a regulatory filing.
Apr 11, 2016 at 14:32 | Source: PTI
The firm also clocked a production of 1.9 MT during the reported quarter of the last fiscal, even as the production was impacted due to delay in transportation rate negotiations with the truckers, it said in a regulatory filing.
Mar 17, 2016 at 09:40 | Source: PTI
"Various fees and cess related to mining have been reduced considerably. This reduction, coupled with Export duty exemption (on ore) announced by the Central government will help in resuming mining activity in the state," Goa Chamber of Commerce and Industry president Narayan Bandekar said.
Feb 17, 2016 at 19:46 | Source: PTI
Last month, Goa's mining industry body GMOEA wrote to the Prime Minister's Office, seeking to remove 10 percent export duty on iron ore fines with Fe content below 58 percent and 30 percent export duty on iron ore lumps irrespective of the grade.
Feb 12, 2016 at 18:08 | Source: PTI
Mining conglomerate Vedanta todaysaid the future of iron ore mining in Goa will remain intactdespite current international slowdown in prices and existinghurdles.
Feb 02, 2016 at 11:57 | Source: Reuters
Mines Secretary Balvinder Kumar told Reuters he wrote to the finance ministry about two weeks ago, but they are yet to get back. Goa is known for low-grade ore used mainly by Chinese steel mills.