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New Delhi hosts 3rd edition of National Conclave on Mines and Minerals

The 3rd edition of National Conclave on Mines and Minerals has started in New Delhi on March 20, 2018. The representatives of various state governments, mining industry, industry associations, financial and academic institutions will participate in the event. The conclave will provide an effective platform to showcase the recent policy initiatives of the government. It ..

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IIP expands at 7.5% in January 2018

According to data released by the Central Statistics Office (CSO), India’s factory output, measured by Index of Industrial Production (IIP) recorded overall 7.5% growth in January 2018, indicating early signs of industrial revival. Factory output grew at 7.1% in December 2017, before hitting 25-month high of 8.4% in November 2017. The cumulative IIP growth for ..

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JEIM honoured with 2017 Golden Peacock Innovation Management Award

The Joda East Iron Mine (JEIM) of Tata Steel has been honored with the prestigious Golden Peacock Innovation Management Award for the year 2017 for driving innovation in mines. The award was given at Institute of Directors India’s 2nd Global Convention held at Singapore. The award provides not only worldwide recognition and prestige, but a ..

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Industrial production grows 5.7% in November 2016

India’s factory output, measured by the Index of Industrial Production (IIP) has registered 5.7% growth in November 2016 as against 1.9% in October 2016. It is the fastest growth recorded in more than four years and is largely on account of a low base effect. It also does not display the negative effects of demonetisation ..

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Union Government notifies new import policy for marble & travertine blocks

Union Government has notified new import policy for marble & travertine blocks with effect from October 1, 2016. The policy aims to balance the interests of domestic consumers, producers and processors, and ease the system for import of marble & travertine blocks. Key Features of the Policy It ends the quantitative restriction on the import ..

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CSIR-CIMFR, Coal supplying companies ink MoU for coal quality analysis

The CSIR-Central Institute of Mining and Fuel Research (CSIR-CIMFR) has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with coal supplying companies and power utilities for quality analysis of coal supplied. The MoU was signed in presence of Uniin Science and Technology and Earth Sciences Minister Dr Harsh Vardhan and Union Power Minister Piyush Goyal at a ..

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