Posco Steel

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  • Odisha: Land acquisition for Posco steel project resumes 23-04-2013 12:24 AM

    Paradip/Bhubaneswar: Land acquisition for the Rs 52,000 crore Posco steel project resumed in Odisha's Jagatsinghpur district on Monday after being suspended for about two-and-a-half months. The restarting of the demolition of betel vines at Gobindpur village at the proposed plant site near Paradip coincided with Posco-India CMD YW Yoon meeting...
  • Odisha Govt shifts top official over Posco clashes 17-12-2011 03:38 AM

    Bhubaneswar: Odisha government on Friday shifted a top official over the clashes near the Posco site in which one person was killed. Priyabrat Patnaik was transferred from the post of chairman-cum-managing director of the Industrial Infrastructure Development Corporation (IDCO), state chief secretary BK Patnaik told reporters. He has been posted...
  • One killed, 25 injured in clash over Posco road 14-12-2011 09:12 PM

    Paradip: A man was killed and 25 others were injured on Wednesday in a clash between anti-Posco brigade and a private contractor over construction of a coastal road linking the steel plant site near Paradip. Jagatsinghpur SP S Devadutt Singh said crude bombs and other weapons were used by the...
  • Land acquisition for Posco resumes after 2 days 23-05-2011 02:50 PM

    Bhubaneswar: After a two day break, the Orissa government on Monday resumed the land acquisition process for the Rs 52,000 crore Posco mega steel plant in Jagatsinghpur district. "Land acquisition, which remained suspended on Saturday and yesterday, resumed peacefully today," Additional District Magistrate (Paradip) Sarojkant Choudhury said. Over a dozen...
  • Jairam grants final approval to Posco project 02-05-2011 02:57 PM

    New Delhi: Environment Minister Jairam Ramesh on Monday granted final approval to Orissa for diversion of 1,253 hectares of forest land for Posco's steel project but said the South Korean steel major should not export raw material from the proposed project. "...In view of the state government's latest communication of...
  • Anti-Posco activists intensify protests 14-02-2011 12:16 AM

    Bhubaneswar: Anti-Posco activists on Sunday dug up a road leading to the proposed plant site near Paradip protesting the visit by two senior officials for a joint survey. "We will prevent government officials and company staff from entering the proposed plant site. The villagers will stall any attempt to repair...
  • No respite for POSCO despite green nod 03-02-2011 02:20 PM

    Jagatsinghpur (Orissa): Environment Minister Jairam Ramesh may have given the green signal to POSCO, but the steel plant project may not come up anytime soon. Orissa Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik may have felt very relieved after Ramesh cleared the project, but in Jagatsinghpur, Orissa clearance of the Rs 51,000 crore...
  • POSCO steel plant gets environmental clearance 31-01-2011 01:50 PM

    New Delhi: Pohang Steel Compnay (POSCO) has got conditional clearance from the Ministry of Environment and Forest for its proposed steel plant at Paradip in Jagatsinghpur district of Orissa. The ministry gave clearance for the steel plan with 28 additional conditions and for the POSCO port with 32 additional conditions...