IRON MINES

  • Is the Centre shielding the Odisha mining cartel? November 1, 2012

    Bhubanewar: Iron mines in Odisha escape fines worth hundreds of crores, according to a new report. Odisha's Steel and Mines Secretary has recommended recovery of revenue from excess mining from all 198 mines. Union Mining Ministry has told the Odisha government that states cannot make recovery from mine owners. CNNIBN...
  • Goa panel recommends cap on iron ore extraction July 12, 2012

    Panaji: A committee of experts constituted by the Goa government has recommended a cap on extraction of iron ore in the coastal state to 2025 million tonnes (MT), which is almost half the existing exports. The panel headed by renowned scientist Raghunath Mashelkar in their Goa Vision 2035 report submitted to...