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January 30, 2020 11:25 AM IST SC allows mining company to transport validly mined iron ore in Goa. A bench headed by Chief Justice S A Bobde delivered the judgment on a plea by mining firm .
PANAJI: Hundreds of trucks carrying ore made last minute dashes to Amona jetty from nearby mines on Thursday, hours before the Supreme Court mining ban came into effect. But the rush in Amona was .
Apr 21, 2014 · The ban on production of iron ore in Goa and Karnataka had hit India's exports of the key steel-making ingredient. The country, the third-largest iron ore exporter in the world in the not so distant past, exported 12.57 million tonnes during the April-February period of 2013-14 against 17.35 million tonnes in the same period of the previous .
Jun 12, 2014 · Anxious over delay in resumption of mining activity in the State, the Goa State Committee of All India Trade Union Congress (AITUC) on Thursday urged .
Apr 15, 2020 · An epic battle, about to unfold, could decide the fate of virus-ravaged Goa economy 15 Apr, 2020, 12.32 PM IST. On April 21, the Supreme Court is scheduled to begin hearing a plea by billionaire Anil Agarwal's commodities giant Vedanta Ltd. to restart iron ore mining in the nation's smallest state, known for its palm-fringed beaches and 16th century Portuguese churches.
Mar 24, 2018 · On March 15, all mining activity in Goa, involving iron ore extraction, came to a halt for the second time in nearly two years. This follows the Supreme Court's order on February 7, cancelling .
Dec 09, 2014 · Miners in the western state of Goa, which was the biggest exporter of low-grade iron ore before the nation's top court banned mining in 2012, are now free to start mining after renewing leases.
India denies scrapping of Afghan iron-ore mining project. India has dismissed reports that an Indian consortium has scrapped a multi-billion dollar iron-ore mining deal in Afghanistan, saying only an analysis of the proposed project's opportunities and strengths .
Goa, a state of India, has 1000 million tonnes of iron ore reserves and thereby has a strong mining industry. It exports about 30 million tonnes of iron ore annually.  In the early 21 century, the demand of iron ore from China increased in a dramatic speed, accordingly, the export of iron ore from Goa .
Iron, bauxite, manganese, clays, limestone, and silica are mined. The Mormugao port handled 31.69 million tonnes of cargo last year, which was 39% of India's total iron ore exports. Sesa Goa (now owned by Vedanta Resources) and Dempo are the lead miners. Rampant mining has been depleting the forest cover as well as posing a health hazard to the .
Oct 31, 2012 · Iron ore has already become a scarce commodity after the recent mining ban imposed in Karnataka and Goa. Iron ore production in Odisha is on the decline, and may touch 55 .
India's iron ore exports to China fell to less than 300,000 tonnes in October—the lowest in at least two decades—after the ban in Goa. That followed a mining ban in Karnataka in 2011, after .
India considering separate duty structure for Goa iron ore exports 1 min read. Updated: 05 Feb 2015, 01:06 PM IST Krishna Das. Mining in Goa has been hit hard by a two-year ban and a 30% tax on .
Mormugao Port Trust (MPT) is a port on the western coast of India, in the coastal state of Goa.Commissioned in 1885 on the site of a natural harbour, it is one of India's oldest ports. The port employs around 2,600 employees and has about 4,000 pensioners.
Mar 12, 2018 · The company is also in the process of investing Rs 150-200 crore in Goa for laying separate roads for transporting iron ore from the mines to the nearest sea port.
Mining ban hit MPT to offer VRS to employees. . PANAJI: With mining operations in Goa halted since September, Mormugao port trust is looking to reduce . Its takings from iron ore export .
Goa dares to hope as India eases mining ban. Iron ore is stockpiled at Marmagoa Port in Goa, India waiting for export . cut India's once-plentiful iron ore exports to virtually zero, and .
Iron Ore exports from Paradip port rise significantly in last few months. However total exports from India will remain low in FY 2013-2014. Iron ore exports from Paradip, Indian east coast, have shown significant growth in last few months on account of falling Rupee, rise in global prices and re-allotment of plots at Paradip port.
Goa is the country's leading exporter of low-grade iron ore and exported nearly 50 million tonne before the Shah Commission in 2012 exposed a Rs 35,000-crore scam, triggering a ban on mining in .
Apr 20, 2018 · The port's cargo handling has taken a hit since April 1 due to the recent Supreme Court (SC) ruling that led to cancellation of leases of 88 iron ore mining firms. According to Jeyakumar, it has dipped from around 33 million tonne (MT) of cargo to approximately 27 million tonne.
Mining in Goa: Beyond Forest Issues. . (2007): "NDMC Effects Hefty Increase in Ore Prices", Livemint, 29 December, viewed on 26 June 2011. . Response to NCAER report on Iron Ore Mining in Goa .
Bangalore: Mormugao port on India's west coast has been hit by the ban on iron ore mining in Goa with some 2,600 employees and about 4,000 pensioners facing an uncertain future.
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India Mining ban may lead to 'economic & social disaster': Goa Mineral Ore Exporters' Association Goa Mineral Ore Exporters' Association, the body representing the mine owners in Goa, on Friday said the closure of the mining leases in the coastal state will bring about an "economic and social disaster".