GOLD 1283.75 $/ozChange: -0.42
PLATINUM 1420.50 $/ozChange: 2.50
R/$ exchange 10.65Change: 0.07
R/€ exchange 14.05Change: 0.08
 
We have detected that the browser you are using is no longer supported. As a result, some content may not display correctly.
We suggest that you upgrade to the latest version of any of the following browsers:
         
close notification
powered by
Advanced Search
 
 
 
Home
 
Topic
 
India
 
RSS
 
India
 
LEGISLATIVE ENVIRONMENT

Indian court rules coal block allocation ‘arbitrary and illegal’

India’s Supreme Court on Tuesday declared ‘arbitrary and illegal’ the allocation of 153 coal blocks by the federal government between 1993 and 2010. However, the court did not deliver a verdict on de-allocation of the coal blocks and would...
26th August 2014
 
Electra Mining

Sold-out Electra Mining Africa features 850-plus exhibitors Video Available

Interest in Southern Africa’s biggest trade exhibition Electra Mining Africa continues to grow with exhibition floor space across six halls and outside precinct areas selling out months before opening day on September 15. To accommodate the...
25th August 2014
 
COAL

India’s SCCL to open new domestic mines and launches global ambitions

India’s Singareni Collieries Company Limited (SCCL) has announced plans to open 17 new mines – 11 opencast and six underground operations – to ramp-up coal production by 32-million tonnes a year over the next four to five years. The...
25th August 2014
 
LEGISLATIVE ENVIRONMENT

India hikes royalty rates on minerals

The Indian government has approved a sharp increase in royalty rates for 55 notified minerals which was expected to yield $1.98-billion in revenue to the provincial governments where mining operations were conducted. The Cabinet of Ministers,...
21st August 2014
 
INDIA-US COLLABORATION

India seeks US help in seismic study under energy security collaboration

The Indian government is seeking US help in completing seismic studies across the entire sedimentary basin as part of Indo-US collaboration on energy security. Indian Petroleum and Natural Gas Minister Dharmendra Pradhan requested the help in...
19th August 2014
 
LEGISLATIVE ENVIRONMENT

Policy dilly-dallying hampering recovery of India’s crisis-stricken mining sector

India’s newly elected government has the difficult task of trying to bridge the divide between the country’s mining potential and its tendency to procrastinate in policy- and decision-making. Delays, corruption, legislative inaction, illegal...
15th August 2014
 
COAL

Indian company to rapidly increase production at Mozambique mine

Indian State-owned overseas coal mining group International Coal Ventures Limited (ICVL) has reported that it plans to triple production at its soon-to-be acquired Benga mine in Mozambique over the next three years. The company recently agreed a...
15th August 2014
 
LEGISLATIVE ENVIRONMENT

Policy dilly-dallying hampering recovery of India’s crisis-stricken mining sector

India’s newly elected government has the difficult task of trying to narrow the divide between the country’s mining potential and its tendency to procrastinate in policy and decision-making. Delays, corruption, legislative inaction, illegal...
15th August 2014
 
RAIL INFRASTRUCTURE

Adani’s A$2.2bn North Galilee basin rail project approved

he Queensland state government on Thursday gave the nod to India’s Adani Mining to construct a 300-km rail line linking its proposed A$16.5-billion Carmichael coal mine to the Port of Abbot Point. Deputy Premier and Minister for State...
14th August 2014
 
GOLD

Q2 gold demand down 16%, market pulls back from ‘exceptional’ 2013

Global gold demand declined by 16% year-on-year to 964 t during the three months ended June, as the gold market pulled back from the exceptional levels achieved in 2013, the latest World Gold Council (WGC) Gold Demand Trends report has shown. WGC...
14th August 2014
 
ENERGY

South Africa's coal clean-up digs deep with gasification

South Africa produces almost all of its power from coal-fired plants that pollute the air with dark clouds of smoke and fail to generate enough electricity to avert blackouts. Now, if scientists are right, coal in the future could produce...
14th August 2014
 
COAL

India working on draft UCG policy

The Indian government was working on a draft policy on underground coal gasification (UCG) to kick-start projects at coal blocks that had been identified but idled for over two years. The Coal Ministry had identified two coal and five lignite...
14th August 2014
 
 
Topic Multimedia
image
VIDEO
image
View all
 
 
BHP Billiton spins out Newco Video
Transnet, Eskom coal boost for black-controlled... Video
Gold Fields piloting two new mining methods at... Video
Resources Watch Video
More than 90% of SA seismic events are mining... Video
SA still best mining address Video
AMCU knocking on door at Northam’s... Video
Northam Platinum’s earnings nosedive,... Video
Resources Watch Video
Audio
View all
 
 
Underground coal gasification has key... Audio
WDC hopes to resolve Zim diamonds... Audio
Anooraq focusing on doubling output... Audio
Tanzania's Jengo wants mine listings... Audio
Wits Gold plans to move De Bron into... Audio
London Mining expects iron-ore prices... Audio
Tungsten-miner Malaga mulls 2nd mill,... Audio
Kebble R1bn unlocked as... Audio
Geovic confident on Cameroon cobalt... Audio