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  • Iron Ore Mining Ban Led to Negative Growth in Cargo Traffic: Economic Survey

    Iron Ore Mining Ban Led to Negative Growth in Cargo Traffic: Economic Survey

    Supreme Court, in April this year, allowed an annual cap of 20 million tonnes of iron ore to be extracted in Goa which was banned by it in the state for nearly one-and-a-half years.

  • Sesa Sees Six-fold Jump in Iron Ore Output, Goa Mining Set to Resume

    Sesa Sees Six-fold Jump in Iron Ore Output, Goa Mining Set to Resume

    The miner expects its total iron ore output at 9.29 million tonnes in the current fiscal year to March 2015, Aniruddha Joshi, a vice president at Sesa Sterlite that operates in Goa and neighbouring Karnataka, told Reuters in an interview.

  • Goa Says New Mining Policy to be in Place by June

    Goa Says New Mining Policy to be in Place by June

    The Goa government has said it will adopt a transparent mechanism to award mining leases in future and is studying the Supreme Court order lifting ban on iron ore extraction before taking a decision on vacating current mine operators whose fate hangs...

  • Sesa Sterlite not to Lay Off On-Notice 1017 Employees

    Sesa Sterlite not to Lay Off On-Notice 1017 Employees

    The layoff notices were given following the closure of iron ore business of Sesa Sterlite due to a Supreme Court imposed ban on mining in the state.

  • Iron ore mining likely to restart in January in Goa: report

    Iron ore mining likely to restart in January in Goa: report

    The Supreme Court lifted a 19-month old ban on mining in Goa on Monday, although it capped annual output in the state at 20 million tonnes. More supply from Goa, which exports nearly all its output, is likely to add to an expected surplus in the worl...

  • Sesa Sterlite working to get nod for reopening Goa mines

    Sesa Sterlite working to get nod for reopening Goa mines

    In a statement, the Vedanta Group firm said that the apex court has held that all mining leases in Goa, including those of Sesa Sterlite, have expired in 2007 and hence, no mining operations can be carried out until renewal/execution of mining lease ...

  • Mining in Goa likely to restart in January: report

    Mining in Goa likely to restart in January: report

    The Supreme Court lifted a 19-month old ban on mining in Goa on Monday, a move that will put more pressure on global prices although it capped annual output in the state at 20 million tonnes.

  • Goa mining: Stakeholders want to start business early post ban lift

    Goa mining: Stakeholders want to start business early post ban lift

    The top court today allowed an annual cap of 20 million tonnes of iron ore to be extracted in Goa which was banned by it in the state for nearly one-and-a-half years.

  • Supreme Court allows 20 mn tonnes of iron ore mining in Goa

    Supreme Court allows 20 mn tonnes of iron ore mining in Goa

    A bench comprising justices A K Patnaik, S S Nijjar and F M I Kalifulla, however, said expert panel will give final a recommendation on annual cap on excavation of iron ore within six months.

  • Sesa Sterlite expects Goa mining ban to be lifted soon

    Sesa Sterlite expects Goa mining ban to be lifted soon

    The Supreme Court is expected to rule on lifting an 18-month old mining ban in Goa soon, after which operations may resume in September, following the monsoon, a Sesa Sterlite official said on Friday.

  • Vedanta cuts political donations in India by half

    Vedanta cuts political donations in India by half

    Donations by mining conglomerate Vedanta Resources to Indian political parties were cut by half to over Rs 5 crore ($0.97 million) in 2012-13.

  • Iron ore mining in Goa likely to restart from September: industry official

    Iron ore mining in Goa likely to restart from September: industry official

    Iron ore mines in Goa are likely to restart operations from September, though approvals to resume operations may arrive in the next two or three months, a top industry official said on Wednesday.

  • Sesa Sterlite says mining cap may lead to job cuts

    Sesa Sterlite says mining cap may lead to job cuts

    Metals producer Sesa Sterlite said it may have to cut jobs if a top court sets a limit on the amount of iron ore it can mine in Goa when and if it allows mining to restart in what used to be the country's top exporter.

  • Goa expects iron ore mining to restart before monsoon

    Goa expects iron ore mining to restart before monsoon

    The ban in Goa had frozen shipments that reached about 50 million tonnes in the 2010/11 fiscal year. India's top court is hearing an appeal to resume mining in the state.

  • India imposes 5% export duty on iron ore pellets

    India imposes 5% export duty on iron ore pellets

    India already levies a 30 per cent tax on exports of iron ore fines and lumps since December 2011. Along with mining and export curbs in key producing states Karnataka and Goa aimed at addressing illegal mining, the tariffs have helped cut India's ir...

  • Mining ban causes Rs 35-crore service tax loss in Goa

    Mining ban causes Rs 35-crore service tax loss in Goa

    The ban on iron ore mining by the Supreme Court had adversely impacted economic activities in Goa and also the collection of import and export duties.

  • 2013 iron ore exports halve, Goa ban hurts: report

    2013 iron ore exports halve, Goa ban hurts: report

    The ban, imposed in 2012 to clamp down on illegal mining following a similar step in Karnataka in 2011, has cut India's iron ore exports by about 85 per cent, or 100 million tonnes, over the past two years.

  • Stung by curbs, iron ore firms throw in the towel

    Stung by curbs, iron ore firms throw in the towel

    Bans on iron ore mining and exports in top producing states of Karnataka and Goa have choked the industry so hard that MMTC is one of many firms exiting. Even if efforts to fully lift the bans make it past the many bureaucratic and legal hurdles, iro...

  • Vedanta resumes iron ore mining in Karnataka

    Vedanta resumes iron ore mining in Karnataka

    Vedanta, controlled by metals tycoon Anil Agarwal, has been hurt by the ban on iron ore mining in Karnataka and Goa over the last few quarters.

  • Over 40,000 job losses even if mining resumes in Goa: business body

    Over 40,000 job losses even if mining resumes in Goa: business body

    A plea to union Finance Secretary Sumit Bose by the Goa Chamber of Commerce and Industry (GCCI) Saturday urged the central government to help the state's economy, whose "every sector is reporting lower volumes" due to a current ban on mining.

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