Friday 31 October 2014

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Govt Govt won't renew Shah-indicted mining leases, reassures Parrikar

Goa Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar has said that iron ore mining leases of companies indicted in the report of the Justice (retd) M. B. Shah Commission of Inquiry will not be renewed. READ

I'm not competent authority to blacklist illegal miners: Parrikar

Goa Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar today remained non-committal on blacklisting of mining firms in the event they are found involved in illegal mining during investigation. READ

Parrikar warns miners over non-cooperation

The Goa government has said it will launch a criminal investigation against those mining firms that are not cooperating with a state-appointed panel of chartered accountants looking into the financial transactions related to iron ore ... READ

E-auction of 19 LMT more Goan ore on 6-7 Nov

Goa Mines and Geology Department has put 19 lakh metric tonne of iron ore on the block through e-auctioning, to be held on November 6 and 7. READ

Goa moves for 10 leases of Fomento, Chowgule & Agarwal

The state mines department has moved a file clearing ten mining leases, initiating a major step to resume mining operations halted for last two years in Goa. READ

ED issues summons to 16 mining Cos

The Enforcement Directorate (ED) on Friday issued summons to 16 companies involved in iron ore exports and the former director of Goa Mines and Geology, Arvind Lolienkar, with regard to the probe into the mining ... READ

Goa govt not to challenge HC order on lease renewals

In a clear signal that 28 mining leases would soon be operational resuming iron ore extraction in the state, Goa Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar said that the government will not challenge the recent High Court ... READ

Goa's 'iron panchayats' demand export duty abolition

Village panchayat bodies in the mining belt of Goa asked Union Finance Minister Arun Jaitley today to abolish the 30 per cent export duty on iron ore. READ

Pre-2007 mined ore in Goa belongs to State: SC

Reaffirming its earlier order, the Supreme Court (SC) on Tuesday said that iron ore mined in Goa before 2007 belongs to the state, but only relates to inventory. READ

'Sand'ful of sand mining should be allowed: Francis

Goa Deputy Chief Minister Francis D'Souza has said sand mining in the state is manual and many industries are dependent on it so a 'little bit' of sand mining should be allowed in the state. READ