Mineral

‘Mining sector going through paradigm shift’

India is endowed with most of the minerals and produces 95 minerals, including fuel, atomic, metallic, non-metallic and minor minerals, the NDMC Chairman said.

published on : 14th August 2022

Mineral corporation earns Rs 1.4,00 crore net profit in Q1

In the corresponding period last year, the public-sector mining firm recorded 8.91 tonnes of production and 9.45 tonnes in sales.

published on : 6th August 2022

No truth in charge of illegal monazite transportation in AP: Mines Director

Venkata Reddy said in the wake of the recent allegations of irregularities in beach sand mining, the Atomic Energy Department had ordered an inquiry through the Indian Bureau of Mines (IBM).

published on : 5th August 2022

OMECL ties up with global consortium for mineral exploration

This exploration programme will lead to the discovery of hidden mineral deposits across the State using the latest technology.

published on : 5th August 2022

Afghanistan's mineral resources cash-starved Taliban's much-needed ray of hope 

"Therefore, selling coal cheaply to Pakistan would inevitably paint them as Pakistani puppets," said Hameed Hakimi, an Afghanistan expert at the Washington-based Atlantic Council.

published on : 16th July 2022

Odisha: Despite no bridge, anganwadi worker's commitment ensures students cross the river

One is that of development paradox in a mineral-rich block of Sundargarh district. Two, an anganwadi worker’s unwavering commitment to the children she serves. And the second one matters.

published on : 15th July 2022

Odisha government to auction 15 major and 16 minor mineral blocks

Odisha minister Prafulla Kumar Mallick said that the the Rashtriya Khanij Vikas Puraskar given away in three categories and Odisha received the second prize of Rs 2 crore in Category II.

published on : 14th July 2022

Vying for vitamins

Here’s a guidebook to check for deficiencies that might be coming in the way of your health and vitality

published on : 8th June 2022

Andhra Pradesh Mineral Development Corporation eyes major share of US baryte market pie

The APMDC officials, who are in talks with some other firms in the US, are confident of making pacts worth another Rs 250 crore in the near future.

published on : 31st May 2022

India to achieve 100 MT coal gasification by 2030

“With environmental concerns and development of renewable energy, diversification of coal for its sustainable use is inevitable.

published on : 28th May 2022

Government mulls scrapping requirement of forest clearance for exploration of mineral blocks

A high-level committee of NITI Aayog had earlier recommended that "there should not be any requirement of forest clearance for undertaking exploration."

published on : 26th May 2022

Centre gives nod for IREL to mine beach sand for heavy minerals in Kanniyakumari after 21 years

According to a gazette notification dated June 11, 2021, the MoM had reserved 1,144.06 hectares for mining beach sand minerals through IREL.

published on : 22nd May 2022

175 mineral blocks auctioned since 2015-16: Government

Twenty-three notices inviting tenders were issued in Chhattisgarh, Karnataka, Rajasthan and Maharashtra.

published on : 19th May 2022

India's mineral production up 4 per cent in March

The output of important minerals in March includes coal 958 lakh tonnes, lignite 60 lakh tonnes, petroleum (crude) 25 lakh tonnes and iron ore 270 lakh tonnes.

published on : 17th May 2022

Free education to boost hospitality skills of youths in mining-hit blocks of Odisha's Sundargarh

Administrative sources said for the current academic year of 2022-23, interested students can take admission in different programmes till July 31.  

published on : 13th May 2022

DMK allies, activists pledge to obstruct mineral-laden trucks bound to Kerala  

MLA C Krishnamurali requested Assembly Speaker M Appavu to accept his calling attention motion to discuss illegal quarrying in Tenkasi district and mineral transportation to Kerala.

published on : 3rd May 2022

VV Minerals owner booked under SC/ST Act a month after Madras HC order  

Refusing the allegations raised, Vaikundarajan told TNIE he possessed CCTV footage to prove that he did not abuse the complainant on caste lines on the date mentioned in the complaint.

published on : 27th April 2022

Record revenue from barytes auction

Informing that the prices will be in force for three years, he said the corporation may increase the rates after reviewing the prices in the international market. 

published on : 22nd April 2022

Tenkasi police penalise trucks carrying minerals to Kerala for overloading

Due to the checking, traffic was congested along the road during morning hours, sources said. 

published on : 20th April 2022

Four mineral blocks to go for e-auction on May 17

The tentative date for online auction of four mineral blocks, tenders for which were floated on March 29 this year, has been fixed on May 17, 2022.

published on : 20th April 2022
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