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KIOCL Ltd (formerly Kudremukh Iron Ore Company Ltd) is finalising long-term plans with substantial capital investment for greenfield projects in Karnataka and Andhra Pradesh to lead the pelletisation thrust in the country. A presentation was made on the expansion and diversification plan of the company, along with plans for ‘Vision 2020-22’, before the Union Steel […]

Leading tile maker Asian Granito India Ltd (AGIL), on Wednesday, announced a joint venture company with Paramshree Granito Pvt Ltd, and invest Rs. 35 crore in setting up a green-field plant for quartz stone in Gujarat. In a statement here, AGIC Chairman and Managing Director Kamlesh Patel said, in the first phase, the JV company, […]

Mineral production from mining and quarrying was 9.4 per cent higher in August 2017 than the production during the same month last year. “The total estimated value of mineral production (excluding atomic and minor minerals) in the country during August 2017 was ₹18,015 crore.” Coal was the highest contributor at ₹6,158 crore, while Crude oil was […]

Steel Authority of India Limited, one of the largest state-owned steel makers, is poised to raise the capacity of its iron ore mines in Jharkhand. SAIL, which has major captive iron ore mines at Kiriburu, Mehgahatuburu, Gua and Chiria in Jharkhand, plans to increase its hot metal production to 23 million tonne (mt). The company’s […]

Vedanta chief Anil Agarwal has lined up a Rs 10,000 crore investment plan for Jharkhand. This includes an iron ore mining project and an integrated steel plant. Agarwal, who hails from the region, said the project will mark his entry into steel. It will also complete Vedanta’s metals portfolio that includes aluminium, zinc, copper and […]

National Aluminium Company ltd (NALCO), Hindustan Copper Ltd (HCL) and Mineral Exploration Corporation Ltd (MECL) have signed a pact to explore a joint venture formation. “An MoU was signed today…among NALCO, Hindustan Copper Limited and Mineral Exploration Corporation Ltd at Bhubaneswar to explore the possibility of forming a joint venture company,” NALCO said in a […]

India’s Adani Enterprises said on Monday it plans to begin work in October to build the controversial Carmichael coal project in Australia, aiming to make its first shipment in March 2020. The project has been delayed for years by court challenges from green groups and indigenous groups concerned about climate change, and the impact on […]

In an attempt to boost mining activities in the country, the Union government is all set to introduce PPP model in the segment, said the concerned minister. On this score, he called upon young mining aspirants to set up a committee to develop a position paper to speed up exploration activities. This committee should look […]