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10-12 mines could start, raising revenue by Rs 742 Cr: Parsekar

The revenue from mining is expected to double in this financial year, with Goa government expecting at least 10 to 12 mines to start, if not all 22 cleared by the centre. READ

Ban lifted, but Goa mining won't start till Oct: Parsekar

The environment ministry may have lifted the ban on iron ore mining in Goa, but the coastal state's economic "lifeline" probably won't be functional till October, chief minister Laxmikant Parsekar told ET. READ

ECs of 72 mines revoked, with a warning; 40 more on hold

The Union Ministry of Environment and Forest (MoEF) has issued an order revoking suspension of environmental clearances (ECs) to 72 iron ore mines in Goa, giving some boost to the coastal state's economy. READ

Centre revokes suspension of Goa's mining ECs

Iron mining in Goa will soon resume as the Union Ministry of Environment and Forest today revoked the suspension of environmental clearances (ECs) of mines in the coastal state, Chief Minister Laxmikant Parsekar said. READ

Preparing budget not possible without mining revocation: CM

The existing suspension of environment clearances (ECs) of mining leases by the Centre is casting a shadow on budget preparations in Goa, where the Government is pushing for its revocation. READ

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