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Mining industry expects union budget to scrap export duty

Mining industry players in Goa today said they are expecting the central government to scrap export duty on iron ore in the Budget tomorrow. READ

Centre to lift mining EC suspension: Parsekar

Union environment ministry has decided to revoke suspension of the environmental clearances of mining leases to Goa, effected by the previous Congress government in 2012 over allegations of illegal mining. READ

Parsekar to meet Jawadekar to speed up mining ECs

Goa Chief Minister Laxmikant Parsekar will request the Centre to expedite environment clearances for mining leases in the state. READ

Shripad seeks speedy ECs for mines from his Govt

With Goa Chief Minister slated to meet Environment Minister Prakash Javadekar, North Goa MP and Union minister from the state Shripad Naik Friday appealed to the Environment Ministry to restore the clearances for iron ore ... READ

Centre's Special Package for Goa, reducing export duty on ore

Keen on bailing out the struggling Goan iron ore sector, the Centre may soon announce a special package for miners in the state by pruning duty on exports of the steel-making raw material from 30 ... READ

Goa Govt revokes mining ban after 2 years

In a major move, Goa government withdrew a 2012 order which halted mining operations in the state, setting the stage for resumption of the activity whose closure had crippled once bustling industry. READ

President gives nod to ordinance on mining auction

President Pranab Mukherjee today gave his assent to an ordinance for auction of mines of iron ore and other minerals, a government source said. READ

SBI approves one-time settlement for mining dependents

State Bank of India has approved one-time settlement (OTS) scheme for its borrowers from the beleaguered mining industry in Goa. READ

Why only Radha? The real 'Sham' is hiding Rs 1 Lakh Crore. Catch them!

Why only one Radha Timblo? Catch real big mine owners of Goa for black money & recover over ONE LAKH CRORE of Rupees! READ

Renewed mining leases can't activate before March

The Goa mines ministry will take time until March to clear renewal of iron ore mining leases in the state as every case hereon will be studied from all aspects mentioned in the central empowered ... READ