Country’s metal sector growing in double digits: Indian Institute of Metals vice president Sajjan Jindal

Odisha has emerged as a hub in both ferrous and non-ferrous sectors

published on : 23rd November 2023

Industrial mishap in Odisha claims one more life

A spot inspection would be conducted on Tuesday to ascertain the cause of the mishap and safety lapses, if any.

published on : 21st November 2023

Rourkela feels the sting as dengue spreads tentacles

As of November 9, Sundargarh has reported 749 dengue-positive cases, a significant increase from the total of 360 cases recorded until September 28.

published on : 14th November 2023

Tata Steel to scrap 800 jobs in the Netherlands

In all, 11,500 people work for Tata Steel in the Netherlands.

published on : 13th November 2023

Stir against Visakhapatnam Steel Plant privatization enters 1,000th day

Former vice-chancellors of various universities participated in Nirasana Deeksha to extend their solidarity to the agitating steel plant employees.

published on : 9th November 2023

Spot light on Vizag steel plant privatisation at YSRC yatra 

YSRC leaders also lashed out at TDP supremo N Chandrababu Naidu for not working towards the welfare of the downtrodden while serving as chief minister. 

published on : 7th November 2023

Odisha villagers oppose steel plant over unpaid compensation

Sarpanch of Gadakujang Kabita Das acknowledged the validity of the demands made by the land losers.

published on : 2nd November 2023

Domestic steel, cement industry need Rs 47 lakh crore investment to meet net-zero goals: Report

India is the second-largest producer of steel and cement in the world, and both are emission-intensive hard-to-abate industries.

published on : 12th October 2023

Withdraw cases against JSW protesters: People’s Commission

The commission, a body of social activists led by retired Supreme Court justice Madan B Lokur, also underlined police repression and criminalisation of protests in the Dhinkia region.

published on : 9th October 2023

Activists urge Odisha govt to drop cases against people opposing Dhinkia steel project

Sajjan Jindal's JSW Group has proposed to set up an integrated steel plant on a plot in the village, which was earlier acquired for a steel project by South Korean firm POSCO.

published on : 8th October 2023

Vedanta to sell steel biz by March 2024

Last week, Vedanta announced the demerger of its commodities businesses into six listed companies to unlock value and attract big investment.

published on : 4th October 2023

Congress calls for Bastar bandh against Nagarnar steel plant's 'privatisation' on day of PM's visit

Chief Minister Bhupesh Baghel and state Congress president Deepak Baij accused the Central government of trying to hand over the Nagarnar steel plant in Bastar district to private players.

published on : 1st October 2023

Core sector up 12 per cent in August; highest in 14 months

The eight core industries have a significant impact on the Index of Industrial Production (IIP), accounting for 40.27% of its weighting.

published on : 30th September 2023

Tata Steel inks pact with IOCL to further reduce carbon footprint

The agreement encompasses LPG supply, installation of LPG facilities, and the operation and maintenance of the same at the company's Ferro Alloys Plants in Gopalpur and Athagarh in Odisha.

published on : 28th September 2023

Rishi Sunak-led UK govt to pump USD 621 million into Tata Steel to decarbonise steel plant

The British government has described this as one of the largest government support packages in history that would help safeguard 5,000 jobs.

published on : 16th September 2023

Ranchi Diary: 1,300 cameras to check illegal mining at BCCL

Quick response teams, boom barriers, dash-cams in transport, geo-fencing of coal transporting routes and GPS systems are also being equipped in vehicles to check illegal mining.

published on : 16th September 2023

NGT notice to Jindal Steel over Chhattisgarh worker's death after molten slag fell on him

According to police, payload operator Chini Lal Patel died on August 22 due to serious burns after molten slag from the furnace fell on him.

published on : 15th September 2023

India imposes anti-dumping duty on certain Chinese steel for five-year

Anti-dumping duty occurs when a foreign company exports items to another country at prices that are lower than their home market pricing or lower than their manufacturing costs.

published on : 12th September 2023

Vizag steel plant faces iron ore crisis, BJP MP writes to Union Minister

The problem has arisen due to reduction in supply of iron ore from NMDC to RINL.

published on : 9th September 2023

Avaada Group to set up green hydrogen unit at Gopalpur

The project is slated to generate around 1,500 direct and 4,000 indirect job opportunities with an aim to curtail annual carbon dioxide emissions by nearly two million tonnes.

published on : 8th September 2023
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