Saturday 19 Oct '13Sources in the mines ministry said co-operation agreements between Indian and Russian metal and mining companies may be reached during Prime Minister Manmohan Singh's visit to Russia later this month.
Saturday 21 Sep '13Over 30 sponge iron plants in Karnataka have shut operations due to shortage of iron ore impacting small and medium steel companies such as Kalyani Steel, Sathavahana Ispat and Kirloskar Ferrous.
Friday 20 Sep '13State-owned fertiliser major National Fertilizers (NFL) has told the government that it will be forced to shut down all its plants by October-end unless a subsidy amount of R2,000 crore is disbursed without any further delay.
Monday 09 Sep '13A weak rupee coupled with an increase in natural gas prices will not only push the fertiliser subsidy bill for FY 14 to a much higher level than the budgeted R65,971 crore, but could also hurt fertiliser imports.
Friday 30 Aug '13Be it Posco, Tata Motors or ArcelorMittal, the travails of acquiring land for industrial purposes and sorting out issues related to rehabilitation and resettlement may have forced them to abandon their plans in states like West Bengal, Orissa and Karnataka in recent times
Wednesday 28 Aug '13It has taken a steep fall in the value of the rupee and the persistence of a high current account deficit for the government to decide on making a concerted plea to the Supreme Court to remove the ban on mining in Goa.