Government comments on iron ore positive: Sesa Goa
Aug 26, 2013
Walk The Talk with Manohar Parrikar (Part 2)
Jun 29, 2013
FY14 volumes from Karnataka at 2.29 MT: Sesa Goa
Apr 22, 2013
Weakness in iron ore prices: Sesa Goa
Mar 15, 2013
Friday April 4, 2014
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.
Sunday March 30, 2014
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.
Wednesday March 26, 2014
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.
Tuesday March 11, 2014
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.
Monday February 10, 2014
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.
Tuesday January 28, 2014
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...
Tuesday January 14, 2014
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.
Thursday January 9, 2014
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.
Thursday January 2, 2014
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...
Monday December 30, 2013
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.
Saturday December 28, 2013
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.
Wednesday December 11, 2013
Ban on iron ore mining in Goa and Karnataka is not only hurting the economy but has rendered as many as one lakh people jobless, Vedanta Resources chief Anil Agarwal said today.
Tuesday November 12, 2013
The Supreme Court gave the go-ahead on Monday for the auction of around 11.46 million tonnes of iron ore already mined in Goa state, potentially doubling the country's exports this year to top market China if overseas sales are allowed.
Monday November 11, 2013
The court also said it would set up a panel to decide on a cap for Goa's iron ore output and this should submit an interim report by February 15, 2014, leaving mining still on hold.
Wednesday October 9, 2013
Vedanta has been hurt by the ban on iron ore mining in Karnataka and the western Indian state of Goa over the last few quarters. The company received clearance from India's top court in September to resume mining in Karnataka, but is still awaiting a...
India | Press Trust of India | Wednesday October 2, 2013
The iron ore reserves in Goa should be explored over a longer period of time through sustained mining, Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar has said.
Cities | Press Trust of India | Saturday August 3, 2013
Goa Mining People's Front today said it would hold a week-long bandh in Goa's mining belt, seeking immediate resumption of mining in the state.
Monday July 29, 2013
Vedanta group firm Sesa Goa on Monday reported a 57 per cent decline in its consolidated net profit at Rs 414.30 crore for the quarter ended June 30, 2013, as its iron ore mining operations remained closed due to ban in Goa and Karnataka.
Sunday April 21, 2013
Vedanta group firm Sesa Goa is hopeful of securing forest clearances in a "matter of days" to resume operations in Karnataka, a top company official said.
India | Indo-Asian News Service | Tuesday March 26, 2013
The Bombay High Court bench in Panaji on Tuesday directed the Goa government to file a First Information Report against over 150 people - including politicians, mine owners and bureaucrats - who have been indicted in the Justice M.B. Shah Commission ...