Dec 05, 2014 at 12:37 | Source: Reuters
Formerly the world's No. 3 supplier of iron ore, India has been importing over the last two years due to court-imposed restrictions aimed at curbing illegal mining in the key producing states of Karnataka and Goa.
Nov 07, 2014 at 14:58 | Source: CNBC-TV18
These leases are being renewed post the 2012 mining ban. Once these mining leases are granted, environmental and forest clearances will have to be acquired before starting the mining process.
Nov 05, 2014 at 16:29 | Source: CNBC-TV18
The renewal list is likely to include Sesa Sterlites three leases. Salgaocar, Fomento Resources and Bandhekar brothers are expected to be other beneficiaries.
Oct 23, 2014 at 13:23 | Source: PTI
The file clearing the proposal of ten mining leases has been moved to state mines secretary, a senior mines department official said.
Oct 14, 2014 at 21:35 | Source: PTI
The apex court, which relied on its judgement passed earlier this year, declined the plea of a company - Bandekar Brothers Private Limited - seeking to restrain authorities concerned for e-auctioning the mined mineral ore produced by it prior to November 22, 2007.
Oct 14, 2014 at 11:29 | Source: CNBC-TV18
The Supreme Court had in April lifted the mining ban in Goa but imposed an annual cap of 20 million tonnes on the industry.
Oct 12, 2014 at 13:54 | Source: PTI
Metals and mining conglomerate Vedanta Resources expects to resume iron ore mining in Goa early next year.
Oct 11, 2014 at 16:11 | Source: PTI
The state government has e-auctioned only 4 million tonne of the total 15 MT ore lying at jetties, mining leases and the Mormugao Port Trust. The monitoring committee has, however, expressed satisfaction over the e-auctioning process.
Oct 08, 2014 at 11:39 | Source: Reuters
Sesa is India's top private iron ore mining company with most of its operations in Goa, the biggest iron ore exporting state where no mining has taken place since September 2012 due to action against illegal mining.
Oct 01, 2014 at 20:26 | Source: CNBC-TV18
The ban was imposed based on the findings of justice MB Shah commission report, which estimated a Rs 35,000 crore loss to the exchequer due to alleged illegal mining over 12 years.