Mines
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‘Ban lifted to save interest of quarry lessees’

Industries dept issues clarification on why govt lifted ban on mining within 1-km radius of reserve forest boundaries

published on : 25th December 2022
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‘Can cops seize vehicles under Mines Act?’

Madras HC recently sought for the constitution of a Full Bench to clarify whether police officers have the power to seize vehicles under the Mines and Mineral Act, 1957.

published on : 6th December 2022
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Coal ministry plans to hold series of investors conclave on commercial mine auction

Last month, the coal ministry launched the process for the sale of 133 coal mines under the sixth round of commercial mines auction.

published on : 1st December 2022
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Telangana: Cops on high alert after landmine unearthed in Cherla mandal

The security personnel have been instructed to do thorough checks of roads and culverts on kutcha roads and village roads.

published on : 14th November 2022
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Andhra HC refuses to stop govt from auctioning granite mines

The Federation -- and also Srikakulam-based Sai Durga Minerals -- which applied for mining granite in three hectares, challenged the new rule that mandated auctioning for allotting mines.

published on : 2nd October 2022
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Odisha: IAS or IFS to head merged directorate of Mines, Geology

The Cabinet on Friday approved the proposal for merger of the Directorate of Mines and the Directorate of Geology under the Steel and Mines department.

published on : 1st October 2022
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Mines assistant director asked to appear before Telangana High Court

After hearing the Special Government Pleader’s arguments, the Division Bench asked the Registry to notify the Assistant Director Mines and Geology to appear in person before the Court on October 20, 2

published on : 20th September 2022
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Coal production to rise 150 per cent in 10 years: Centre

The Union Ministry of Mines is expecting 150 per cent growth in coal production 10 years down the line as a result of coal reforms that had been ushered in.

published on : 10th September 2022
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Mineral exploration needs to increase: Union Minister Pralhad Joshi

He added that if States and Centre work together India will become a ‘developed nation’ by 2047.

published on : 10th September 2022
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Adani group could eventually spiral into a massive debt trap: Report

Starting out as a commodities trader in the late 1980s, the Adani group has diversified from mines, ports and power plants into airports, data centers and defence.

published on : 23rd August 2022
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More than 107 coal mines to be auctioned in near future: Pralhad Joshi

Joshi, while addressing a function, said that in the last four months CIL has produced around 207 million tonnes of coal, thereby setting a new record, according to a coal ministry statement.

published on : 18th August 2022
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Bids invited for 10 gold blocks in Andhra's Anantapur

Stating that all the 10 blocks are located in Anantapur district, Director of Mines and Geology VG Venkata Reddy told TNIE they had initially issued a notification in March.

published on : 17th August 2022
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Government plans to sell 13 gold mines to boost mining sector's contribution in country's GDP

The allocation of mineral blocks through auction route kicked off after amendment in the Mining Act in 2015.

published on : 14th August 2022
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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
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Centre vs AAP again? Delhi L-G at tree plantation event; Kejriwal skips citing ill health

Kejriwal did not attend the scheduled weekly meeting with Saxena on Friday, in the backdrop of a CBI probe recommended by the L-G in implementation of the Excise policy of the Delhi government.

published on : 24th July 2022
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Men living near coal mines prone to infertility: Experts

Medical experts have observed that men living in the districts that have coal mines are facing more fertility problems than those living in other parts of the State.

published on : 24th July 2022
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‘Mining policy has pushed up export’: Amit Shah

There were court cases in allocation of coal blocks. The CAG had raised several questions and many allocations were cancelled earlier,” he  said.

published on : 13th July 2022
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Andhra Pradesh Mines department gets national award, Rs 2.4 crore incentive

In the past two years, AP has followed the best practices in exploration, auction and operationalisation of 10 types of major minerals.

published on : 13th July 2022
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As power shortage looms large, govt plans to open 12 new mines this year

In a bid to meet the coal demand, the coal ministry on Thursday said at least 12 more new mines will start production during the year.

published on : 8th July 2022
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CIL looks to reach wage pact for non-executives 

The company said it is the first CPSE in the country to have successfully concluded the previous three wage agreements.

published on : 7th July 2022
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