Mining

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05 Sep 2020

Restart mining to bring Goa's economy on tracks: truck owners

Other states have announced packages to mining dependents on the backdrop of covid-19. South Goa Truck Owners Association also wants this type of help as they say they are facing lots of problems. They also want the Government to restart mining to bring Goa's economy on tracks.

24 Aug 2020

Form mining policy before re-starting mining: Gakuvedh

The Gakuvedh Federation said the government should not give mining leases to those companies involved in the 35,000 crore mining loot.

20 Aug 2020

Ex-Sakhli MLA wants to revive mining; Mayem farmers say they want to cultivate their land

There are opposing views on the mining issue in Bicholim taluka. While the former Sakhli MLA Pratap Gawas says mining should be revived at the earliest as people have been suffering after mining came to a halt. The farmers in Mayem however say the mining silt has flowed into their paddy fields making them uncultivable. And that they will not allow mining to re-start if their issues are not resolved.

13 Aug 2020

Restart mining legally, Sanvordekars urge Governor

Sanvordem panchayat has urged Goa Governor to work towards restart mining activity in the State in a legal manner.

23 Jul 2020

Bardez, Bicholim, Sattari farmers allege they suffer because of illegal mining

Farmers from Bardez, Bicholim and Sattari say they are suffering because of the illegal mining operations in these talukas in violation of the Supreme Court order.

17 Jul 2020

Locals stop mining transportation at Bicholim as lockdown is in place

Mining transport that was taking place from Shirgao during the lockdown was stopped by the locals and police on Friday.

11 Jul 2020

Locals raise objection towards Mining transportation at Sankhali

Recently Sankhali bicholim and surrounding areas reported floods like situation due to the heavy rains, now on Saturday the locals came out and raised their voice over the mining transportation. Locals alleged that the Sankhali public road has turned into a  mining road, causing a lot of pollution and inconvenience.

11 Jul 2020

सांखळेकारांनी आडायले मिना खणीचे ट्रक : ट्रकांतले मातयेचो रस्त्यार रेबो

खण म्हालाचे येरादारेक लागून सांखळेचे लोक बेजारल्यात.

19 May 2020

E-auction of ore by May 23: CM

The e-auction of ore would start by 23rd May. Approximately 3 million tonnes of ore would be auctioned, Chief Minister Pramod Sawant announced on Tuesday.

11 May 2020

Mayem farmers threaten to stop ore transportation

Farmers from Mayem village have threatened to stop ore transportation from Poira if the issues affecting them are not solved.

09 May 2020

Goa Foundation objects governor's letter to restart mining

Goa Foundation has objected to the Goa governor's letter to the Home Minister to restart mining in the State. Goa Foundation met governor and gave him representation saying his letter did not represent the interests of the people, mining workers and future generations of the State.