April 27, 2014
Threat of sanctions on Russia and Indonesia’s ban on ore exports have stoked prices
Sydney, April 2
Global mining giant BHP Billiton is considering spinning-off its aluminium, bauxite and nickel assets into a single entity that would be worth about $18.5 billion, reports said today.
Kolkata, March 28
Hindustan Copper Ltd plans to produce 35,000 tonnes of copper concentrates during 2014-15. It also has decided to make capital expenditure of Rs 522.16 crore. According to a company stat...
March 23, 2014
New capacities that come up in the next five years can meet only a quarter of the demand
Mumbai, March 10
The jewellery trade in Mumbai was hit with members of the Indian Bullion and Jewellers Association downing shutters to protest against the restrictive trade policy of the Government.
Chennai, Feb 28
With the visit of the members of a Supreme Court-appointed committee to the forest-covered holy hills of Tiruvannamalai recently, the Jindals’ quest for iron ore in Tamil Nadu, which began a decad...
Hyderabad, February 9
Slowdown woes compounded by rising input costs, power bills
Kolkata/Mumbai, February 3
Seek regulation for fixing base price of iron ore in e-auction »
Mumbai, Jan. 15
Several uncertainties that upset the global metals market covering precious, industrial and base metals last year have more or less settled down and given way to a sense of cautious optimism at th...
Hyderabad, April 28
Ways to optimise utilisation of limestone reserves and step up exploration for new reserves were discussed at a seminar organised by the Mining Engineers Association of India here today.
Melbourne, April 22
Named putnisite, it was found on a volcanic rock
BL Research Bureau
The three-month rally in the nickel futures contract traded on the Multi Commodity Exchange has failed to break the psychological level of ₹1,000-mark. The uptrend from the January low of...
March 23, 2014
Janet Yellen’s remarks that US interest rates could rise soon turned sentiment negative in the yellow metal
Mumbai, Mar 11
Shares of metal companies plunged as much as 5.5 per cent today as weaker-than-estimated Chinese trade data stoked concern over the outlook for the world’s second-largest economy. Tata Stee...
New Delhi, March 10
Ruias-promoted Essar Steel today said it prepaid Rs 205 crore of loans taken from Axis Bank.
The company had issued secured redeemable non-convertible debentures of Rs 10 lakh each aggreg...
Kolkata, Feb 11
The fifth edition of the four-day International Mining Expo (IME) and the three-day 5th Asian Mining Congress will begin here from February 13. The exhibition will be inaugurated by...
New Delhi, February 4
Allege cartelisation by a section of private miners
Mumbai, January 29
Though China’s manufacturing slowdown will help steel companies tap export markets more vigorously, demand for other industrial metals, such as copper, nickel, zinc and aluminium, depends on China’s demand. »
New Delhi, Jan 14
Setting a rule of sorts, Environment Minister M. Veerappa Moily has made it clear that green nod will not be given to a project that is opposed by the local panchayats.
He made this clear...