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Coal India to explore lithium blocks in Argentina in collab with US company: Report

New Delhi: State-owned Coal India Ltd is exploring lithium blocks in Argentina in collaboration with a US company to secure supplies of this crucial battery material, reported Reuters.

Govt planning to conduct another round of auction for J&K lithium reserves

New Delhi: The Central government is planning to conduct another auction for lithium reserves in Jammu and Kashmir as part of a third round, media reported citing sources.

India's mineral production grows 6% YoY in Jan 2024

New Delhi: India’s mineral production of the mining and quarrying sector grew by 5.9% for the month of January, 2024 compared to the month of January, 2023.

Three mines up for bids on second day of commercial coal mine auctions

New Delhi: On the second day of auctions under the 9th round and 8th round, three mines were put up for auctions for commercial mining, the Ministry of Coal said on Wednesday.

Coal India reports record coal prodn of 704 MT till March

New Delhi: Coal India Limited (CIL) achieved a record production of 703.91 million tonnes (MT) of coal up to March 7 during the current fiscal, surpassing last financial year’s production of 703.20 MT by an impressive margin of 24 day, Ministry of Coal said.

Bids for 9th round and second attempt of 7th round of commercial coal mines’ auction opened today

New Delhi: The coal ministry Tuesday opened the bids for the 9th round and second attempt of the 7th round of commercial coal mines’ auction, which was launched on December 20, 2023.

Mukesh Agrawal appointed Coal India’s new Director (Finance)

Kolkata: Mukesh Agrawal took over as Director (Finance) of Coal India Limited (CIL), the Maharatna public sector coal mining monolith, on Thursday.

Scania India designates PPS Motors sole representative for its mining tippers in India

Kolkata/ Hyderabad: Scania Commercial Vehicles Pvt Ltd has entered into an exclusive partnership with PPS Motors, designating the company as the sole representative for Scania's mining tippers in India, according to a press release.

India to launch first-ever tranche of critical and strategic minerals auction on Wednesday

New Delhi: India's Ministry of Mines will launch the first tranche auction of critical and strategic minerals on Wednesday, an official press release said.

Mines Ministry to support start-ups, MSMEs for research in mineral processing

New Delhi: The Mines Ministry would invite proposals from start-ups, MSMEs and individual innovators to promote research and innovation in mining and mineral processing, according to a statement on Wednesday.

Vedanta Group sets up new unit in Saudi Arabia for copper business

Mining multinational Vedanta group has expanded its business with Malco Energy Ltd, its subsidiary, setting up a new establishment in Saudi Arabia for copper business for SAR (Saudi riyal) 1,00,000, media reports said.

Ministry of Mines to auction 20 blocks of critical minerals in next two weeks

New Delhi: Mines Secretary V.L. Kantha Rao on Tuesday said that the Ministry of Mines is in the process of auctioning 20 blocks of critical minerals including lithium and graphite in the next two weeks.

India's industrial production zooms 10.3 pc in August

New Delhi: India's index of industrial production (IIP) rose 10.3% year-on-year in August FY24 on the back of a surge in mining and electricity sector output, data released by the Ministry of Statistics & Programme Implementation (MoSPI) on Thursday showed.

Cabinet approves royalty rates for mining of Lithium, Niobium and Rare Earth Elements

New Delhi: The Union Cabinet chaired by Prime Minister Narendra Modi approved the amendment to the Second Schedule of the Mines and Minerals (Development and Regulation) Act, 1957, also known as the MMDR Act, for specifying the rate of royalty in respect of three critical and strategic minerals, namely, Lithium, Niobium and Rare Earth Elements (REEs), the Ministry of Mines said.

Vedanta regains ownership & control of Zambia's Konkola Copper Mines

Mumbai: Vedanta Resources Limited has got back the ownership and operational control of Konkola Copper Mines (KCM) from the Zambian government.