Panel moots coal linkages for power plants

22 Dec 2014

Barrick Gold to suspend Zambian copper mining operations due to high royalty

19 Dec 2014

Government to auction 101 coal blocks in phase 1, sets bid norms

18 Dec 2014

Anglo American Platinum receives $385 mn offer for its 49% stake in Bokoni mine

18 Dec 2014

Cheaper coal raises India’s import bill, dents Railway’s freight earnings

17 Dec 2014

Coalgate: Court tells CBI to further grill Manmohan Singh, others

16 Dec 2014

Refusing to accept CBI’s closure report, a special CBI court in Delhi today ordered it to record the statements of former Prime Minister Manmohan Singh, who held charge of the coal ministry in 2005 in the coal block misallocation case

Australian regulator blocks Yancoal’s $2.3 bn equity issue

15 Dec 2014

The Australian takeovers regulator has stopped Yancoal from raising up to $2.3 billion in securities, after minority shareholders objected, fearing this to be a backdoor strategy by China's Yanzhou Coal to gain near complete control of the loss-making coal mining firm

Coal scam: Jharkhand ex-CM Koda, 6 others charged by CBI

12 Dec 2014

Former Jharkhand chief minister Madhu Koda and seven others have been charged by the CBI in a case related to the coal block allocation scam

BHP to name proposed spinoff company South32

09 Dec 2014

The new company’s name represents its major assets in the southern hemisphere in Australia and South Africa, linked by the 32nd parallel south of latitude and the company’s regional approach to managing its operations

Greens oppose SBI’s proposed $1-bn loan to Adani’s Australian project

08 Dec 2014

Vale SA in talks to sell stake in Mozambique coal and logistics assets

06 Dec 2014

NMDC cuts iron ore prices as demand dips

05 Dec 2014

Cabinet approves bill to replace ordinance on coal mines auction

03 Dec 2014

Rio Tinto to invest $350 mn in Canada’s Diavik diamond mine

27 Nov 2014

Jindal Steel shelves $10-bn coal-to-diesel project: report

24 Nov 2014

Jindal, which used to own some of these coal blocks scrapped by the Supreme Court, will now have to deposit about Rs3,000 crore with the government by December as a levy for the coal it has dug out from the mines that now stand cancelled

SBI defends $1bn Adani loan against ‘crony capitalism’ charge

21 Nov 2014

SBI chief Arundhati Bhattacharya clarified that the bank has only entered into a memorandum of understanding with the group and that funds would only be released after due diligence

Government announces draft rules for e-auction of coal blocks

19 Nov 2014

While the government said the auction will not be a "revenue maximising exercise", it has proposed a cap on the number of blocks one entity can bid for so as to ensure that coal blocks are not monopolised

Vedanta arm to spend $782 mn on developing African zinc mines

14 Nov 2014

Adani’s Aussie coal project may take off after Modi visit

13 Nov 2014

India may stop importing coal in 2-3 years: Piyush Goyal

12 Nov 2014

Rio Tinto’s $5-bn expansion of Mongolian Oyu Tolgoi copper mine delayed once againc

10 Nov 2014

Ex Xstrata chief Mick Davis keen to bid for Anglo American’s Chilean copper mines

10 Nov 2014

Mick Davis, who transformed Xstrata into a mining giant through aggressive acquisitions, launched mining company X2 earlier this year after he left Xstrata following its acquisition by Glencore last year

Coal, power minister Goyal urges further privatisation

07 Nov 2014

Govt fast-tracks 90 Coal India mining projects

04 Nov 2014

Adani hires Parsons Brinckerhoff for $6.2 bn rail & mining project in Australia

29 Oct 2014