11 Jul 2015
Panaji: Billionaire Anil Agarwal-led mining firm Vedanta Ltd today said it is hopeful of restarting iron ore mining in Goa from October. "We have resumed mining in Karnataka in February and we've been granted an interim capacity of 5.5 million tonne of saleable ore in Goa and mining is expected to recommence after the monsoons, hopefully from October, after getting the required approvals," company chairman Naveen Agarwal told shareholders at the 50th annual general meeting here.
10 Aug 2015
New Delhi: Anil Agarwal-led mining firm Vedanta today said it has received necessary government approvals and will resume operations from today at its biggest iron ore mines at Codli in Sanguem taluka in Goa.
17 Jul 2014
Panaji: In an oblique reference to judicial intervention in matters related to environment, Goa Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar on Thursday said only governments should decide on the economic trajectory of the nation.
06 Aug 2014
Panaji: The fate of Goa's mining industry would be decided on August 18, when the state legislative assembly will hold a comprehensive discussion on the guidelines that will form the backbone of the industry.
14 Jan 2014
Panaji: The ban on iron ore mining in Goa has hit the revenue collection by causing a loss of Rs 35 crore since September 2012, a senior official said on Tuesday.
13 Jan 2014
Panaji: Riled by BJP's barb that it was behind the closure of mining in Goa, the Congress on Monday hit back saying Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar was the "kingpin" behind cessation of the activity in the state.
11 Sep 2014
Panaji: Goa Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar has said the state received 25 percent additional funds this fiscal year as compared to the last financial year, despite a ban on the mining industry.
03 Jan 2014
Panaji: For the second consecutive year, the Goa government will draft its budget without considering revenue in the form of royalty on freshly extracted ore as uncertainty continues on resumption of mining.
01 Jan 2014
Panaji: Goa Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar on Wednesday said that the mining industry would resume operations in this calendar year but the governments - both State and Centre - should work out modalities to reduce windfall profits earned by mine owners.
25 Feb 2014
Panaji: A group of mining stakeholders on Tuesday partially blamed the Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) for the plight of those affected by closure of iron ore extraction activity in Goa, alleging that falsehood propagated by its leader Prashant Bhushan is costing them dear.