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Two coal mines put up for auction on 1st day of 7th round of commercial auction

New Delhi: Two coal mines were put up for auction on Tuesday, the first day of the commercial auction, after the evaluation of bids for commercial mining, the Coal Ministry said in a statement.

Andhra Pradesh has 47.17 tonnes of total gold reserves

New Delhi: Andhra Pradesh has 47.17 tonnes of total resources—5.3 tonnes of proven & probable reserves and 41.87 tonnes of remaining resources—of Gold as primary metal as on April 1, 2020, according to Indian Minerals Year Book 2021.

MOIL registers highest manganese ore production of 4.36 lakh MT

New Delhi: MOIL has achieved its best ever quarterly manganese ore production of 4.36 lakh MT in the first quarter of FY24, registering a substantial growth of 35% over the corresponding period last year (CPLY).

Coal Ministry issues vesting orders for 22 coal mines

New Delhi: The coal ministry issued vesting orders for 22 coal mines to successful bidders of coal blocks under a commercial coal mine auction here on Thursday.

Centre to organise first ever Mining Start-up Summit on May 29 in collaboration with IIT, Bombay

New Delhi: The Union mine ministry will organise the first Mining Start-up Summit in collaboration with the Indian Institute of Technology, Bombay.

Centre to develop Chhattisgarh's Gevra Mega project into Asia's largest coal mine

Raipur: The government is focussing on expanding the capacity of the Gevra Mega project in Chhattisgarh further to 70 million tonnes (MT) per annum. The expansion would establish the Gevra Mega project as the largest coal-producing mine in Asia.

India’s mineral production goes up by 10% in Dec 2022

New Delhi/IBNS: The index of mineral production of the mining and quarrying sector for the month of December 2022 (Base: 2011-12=100) at 107.4, is 9.8%  higher as compared to December 2021, as per the provisional figures of the Indian Bureau of Mines (IBM), according to the Ministry of Mines.

NMDC delivers best ever Q3 prodn

New Delhi/IBNS: National miner NMDC registered its best-ever Q3 production with 10.66 million ton produced in the third quarter of FY23, the Ministry of Steel said in a statement.

Tata Steel sets up an Innovation Centre for Mining & Mineral Research at IIT (ISM) Dhanbad

Dhanbad: Tata Steel has established a Centre for Innovation in Mining and Mineral Beneficiation at the Indian Institute of Technology (Indian School of Mines), Dhanbad with an aid of Rs 22 crore.

Coal Ministry targets 1 Billion Ton production in 2023-24

New Delhi/IBNS: The Ministry of Coal Wednesday said it has set a target to produce more than 1 billion ton (BT) coal during the year 2023-24.

Mines Ministry approves Rs155 cr to National Mineral Exploration Trust for exploration & enhancing capabilities

New Delhi/IBNS: The Executive Committee (EC) meeting of the National Mineral Exploration Trust (NMET) under the ministry of mines approved projects of mineral exploration and enhancing institutional capabilities in exploration worth Rs 154.84 crores.

India not reliant on China for rare earth minerals: Jitendra Singh

New Delhi/IBNS: Union Minister Jitendra Singh Wednesday said that India is not reliant on China for accessing rare earth minerals.

India’s coal prodn to touch 900 MT this fiscal, says Union Minister Pralhad Joshi

New Delhi: Coal Minister Pralhad Joshi Thursday said that India’s total coal production will touch 900 million ton (MT) in FY23 and all efforts are being taken by Coal India Limited and its subsidiaries to attain this goal. 

India’s mineral output shows 4.2 pc growth in Apr- Aug period

India’s mineral production has recorded 4.2 percent cumulative growth during the period April- August, 2022-23 over the corresponding period of the previous year.

Centre decriminalizes 68 provisions of Mineral Concession Rules, 1960

The Ministry of Coal has amended Mineral Concession Rules, 1960 (MCR) with a view to decriminalize its provisions.