Tuesday, Feb 07, 2023

iron ore mining


SC relaxes iron ore mining limit for Bellary, 2 other Karnataka districts

August 27, 2022 12:02 am

Acting on reports of rampant illegal mining, the court had on July 29, 2011, prohibited all mining activity in Bellary, followed by Chitradurga and Tumkur on August 28, 2011.

Iron ore mining closure taking heavy toll on Goa economy

November 29, 2018 9:30 pm

The Supreme Court, in its February 7 order, had quashed 88 mining leases, which had to wind up their operations from March 16, bringing the entire industry, a key source of revenue for the government, to a grinding halt.

Goa government pins hope on PM Modi to resolve mining crisis

June 05, 2018 2:49 pm

The mining industry remained shut for nearly 19 months from October 2012 to April 2014, when the apex court finally allowed miners to operate while imposing several riders.

Gadchiroli: Iron-ore mining project starts

April 10, 2016 2:05 am

The mine of 348 hectares leased to Lloyds Steel began extracting ore on March 5, with 300 labourers getting jobs on the site.

Security, public trust key to iron ore mining projects in Gadchiroli

August 23, 2015 1:21 am

Devendra Fadnavis stressed the need to get proposals for iron ore mining in Gadchiroli off the ground.

SC asks CEC to respond to private miners’ pleas

March 10, 2015 1:29 am

The Federation of Indian Mining Industries that includes various firms have sought an upward revision of the 30 million tonne annual cap on iron ore mining in the state.

Sesa Sterlite resumes mining in Karnataka

December 31, 2013 2:55 am

The resumption of operations comes eight months after the SC lifted the mining ban in Karnataka in April.

BJP march seeks minister’s removal

October 24, 2013 12:25 am

The opposition BJP intensified Wednesday protests demanding the removal of infrastructure minister Santosh Lad.

Forest periphery quarrying ban goes

October 18, 2013 5:35 am

Cabinet meeting also decides to seek in-depth CBI probe into illegal iron ore mining and export

SC poser to Goa govt on iron ore mining

September 18, 2013 3:02 am

A green bench led by Justice A K Patnaik asked the central government to explain the manner in which environmental clearances had been granted to mining firms.