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Kazakhstan Invests in aviation Infrastructure

The Central Asian state of Kazakhstan has invested in upgrading business aviation infrastructure in hopes of boosting traffic at Astana International Airport, where a...
solar installer

UK to develop largest community solar+storage project

A consortium comprising a housing developer, solar installer, higher education institution, global technology leader and local council has been created to develop what will...


C Tribhovandas & Co. has launched ‘Havana’ series of this glazed porcelain stoneware. The Style Office of Ceramica CIR has designed the Havana series to combine the...
MB Crushers

MB Crusher launches the fourth series of its BF120.4 crusher bucket

The mountainous terrains of the Alps call for intelligent and very careful site-mapping ; anything missing can take days, not hours, to get there. It...

Ambitious hydrocarbon policy to give India a Pan-Asian edge

Petroleum Minister Dharmendra Pradhan on Wednesday introduced a new oil and gas block licensing policy that is expected to open up 2.8 million square...
tax rate

Tax rates pose entry deterrant for global investors in mining

A huge gap has been found between the effective tax rate (ETR) on mining in India vis-a-vis other mineral-rich nations such as Australia, Canada,...
Kesoram Industries

Kesoram Ind towards deepening strength in cement market

Kesoram Industries, the diversified flagship entity of B K Birla group, is planning to expand its cement capacity spread over Karnataka and Telangana catering...

Panel to reform guidelines on sand mining

The panel, which is being chaired by the mines secretary, has officials from several states, including Karnataka will ensure a transparent system for sand...
JSW Steel

JSW Steel to set up Rs 2,100 cr pipeline in Karnataka

JSW Steel today said its board has approved the plan to set up a Rs 2,100 crore slurry pipeline in Karnataka to transport iron...

Indian iron ore losing out market in favour of Australia

Chinese steel mills are turning their backs on India and embracing Australia as a source of higher-grade ore for steelmaking. According to a report from...
deep ocean

India’s to go for 10k-crore plan on deep ocean mining, research

India is readying a Rs 10,000-crore plan to intensify its deep ocean research and mining programme as research vessels from China and Taiwan continue...

Chhattisgarh among top three states in mineral funds: CSE

Chhattisgarh offers mixed hope for district mineral foundation (DMF), with more than Rs 1042 crore funds collected after two years, which is among the...
Mines Ministry

India targets advanced exploration of 73 mineral blocks in FY 2017

This is according to a Mines Ministry document on a review meeting of provinces’ mining preparedness. The document notes that the Geological Survey of...
gas fields

Oil and gas fields now to be monitored closely

Oil and gas minister Dharmendra Pradhan has asked officials to intensify monitoring of oil and gas fields given to state-owned firms such as ONGC...
escalator breakdown

Western Railway uses smart tech to track escalator breakdowns

WR first introduced escalators at Vile Parle station in August 2013 and the move has proved to be major hit among commuters. A total...
Vistadome train

After Vizag, Kashmir Valley- next on Vistadome Train proposal

"The chief minister (Mehbooba Mufti) and I have talked about how to increase tourism by virtue of railways. So, we will soon start a...
railway station

Satellite railway stations towards decongestion

To reduce congestion at its main railway station, Indian Railways is now planning to develop ‘satellite’ railway stations which will not only save the...
Metro III

Mumbai: Metro 3 construction to start soon

The on-ground construction work of Metro III (Colaba-Bandra-SEEPZ) car depot at Aarey Colony in the western suburbs is set to begin post-monsoon. Mumbai Metro...

GoldenEye ransomware attack hit operations at JNPT

India’s largest container port, Jawaharlal Nehru Port Trust (JNPT) run by AP Moller-Maersk, near Mumbai, was hit by a global ransomware attack, the port...
450 crore funds

Rs 450 crore funds to boost power infrastructure

Minister Piyush Goyal said that his ministry has in principle approved  450 crore funds , keping in mind the sttae's past performances. The issue...

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