Mining

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16 Sep 2017

Sea channel opened for barges to carry ore

Minister of Ports Jayesh Salgaocar was all praise for the mining industry.

05 Sep 2017

Relatives of deceased Sesa employee allege pre-planned murder

The issue of death of a Vedanta engineer Umesh Pradhan at its Amona plant is becoming more complicated with his wife alleging that it was a pre-planned murder.

31 Jul 2017

Salcette Truck Association wants either speed governors or GPS

The Salcete truck owners association ferrying ore for Goan mines has demanded that the government keep either GPS navigation or speed governors for mining trucks but not both.

08 Jun 2017

Bicholim municipality cautions miners about rejects flowing down in town

Chairperson of Bicholi municipality Satish Gaokar has written to the mining companies asking them to ensure that no water from the mines or any rejects flowed into Bicholim town during the rains.

02 Jun 2017

Melwani defies SIT summons in mining probe, approaches court

One mining lease owner has decided to defy the Special Investigation Team of Goa police.

02 May 2017

Withdraw consent to handle coal, demands BJP Vasco MLA Carlos

The ruling Bharatiya Janata Party MLA from Vasco Carlos Almeida has demanded that the consent to operate coal handling be withdrawn.

02 May 2017

GF retracts its pro-coal transport stand

Goa Forward has retracted its statement on coal pollution.

29 Apr 2017

Sonshi mining continues despite ban by GSPCB

Mining transport and activities continue as usual in Sonshi despite notices from the Goa State Pollution Control Board to the existing mining leases within the village.

27 Apr 2017

Shift coal handling to Mangalore port: Cong

The Congress party has demanded that the government start importing coal through Mangalore port as it is used in Karnataka.

20 Apr 2017

Sonshi villagers set free after a week

45 Sonshi villagers were released on bail on Thursday. They had spent more than a week in jail.

01 Mar 2017

Coal pollution under control in Vaco: MPT

The Mormugao Port Trust has claimed that coal pollution in the port town of Vacso is under control

22 Nov 2016

Mining Truck owners threaten stir if transport doesn’t start in 8 days

Truck owners from Qepe, Balli, Cunkoli and ambauli have demanded that kavrem mines be made operational as soon as possible.

11 Nov 2016

Mining truck owners oppose to duplication of speed controllers

The mining truck owners have alleged that government is looting them by making it compulsory to install GPS as well as speed governors for controlling speed.