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  • Mining impacts agriculture in Goa, putting farmers in misery

     · Once mechanised mining took off in the 1970s, Goa''s red earth literally became a playground. As per Goa''s Directorate of Mines and Geology, about 35 million tonne iron ore was exported in 2008-09, going up to 45 million tonnes in 2009-10. The iron ore was mainly exported to China, Japan, Europe and the Middle East.

  • Ban on iron mining in Goa, India | EJAtlas

     · On 5th October 2012, iron mining was banned by the Supreme Court of India in the state of Goa. The former Portuguese colony is divided into a prosperous coastal strip and a mountainous area, belonging to the biologically rich Western Ghats. Iron mining is done in the area between the coast and the Western Ghats which are protected in theory by ...

  • Iron Ore

    Sesa Goa Iron Ore, a Vedanta Group company is engaged in exploration, mining and processing of iron ore. The company was founded in 1954, as Scambi Economici SA Goa. Since then, it has grown to be one among the top low-cost producers of iron ore in the country. During 1991-1995, it diversified into the manufacture of pig iron …

  • Closure of Goa''s Iron ore mines

    Environmental Impact Assessment of Iron Ore Mine in GOA

  • India''s top court cancels iron ore mining permits in Goa ...

     · Mining in the southwestern state of Goa, which produces low-quality iron ore, will stop after March 15 and the government will need to issue new licenses, Claude Alvares, who heads the ...

  • Supreme Court extends transportation of iron ore in Goa ...

     · Supreme Court extends transportation of iron ore in Goa mining firms till Jan, 2021. Supreme Court extends transportation of iron ore in Goa mining firms till Jan, 2021. Wednesday, 09, Jun, 2021 . Fertiliser Subsidy Scam: RJD MP AD Singh moves Delhi HC against his ED remand;

  • SC Allows Mining Company To Transport Validly Mined Iron ...

     · SC allows mining company to transport validly mined iron ore in Goa A bench headed by Chief Justice S A Bobde delivered the judgment on a plea by mining firm Chowgule and Company Private Limited.

  • Intergenerational Equity Case Study: Iron-ore Mining in Goa

     · In the Goa mining case, the Supreme Court wanted to implement intergenerational equity on the grounds of the exhaustion of the iron-ore reserves as well as the widespread damage to the Goan environment and social fabric. It has appointed an expert committee to examine this issue and recommend a cap on mining. In parallel, the Goa Foundation has ...

  • Supreme Court allows resumption of mining in Goa

     · The suspension of mining activities in Goa has ended with the Supreme Court allowing conditional resumption of iron ore mining in the state on Monday. The judgement, delivered by the bench of JusticeA K Patnaik, has allowed a maximum annual extraction of 20 million tonnes from the mining leases in the state, after taking into account the ...

  • Environmental impact assessment studies for mining area in ...

     · The mining belt of Goa is mostly concentrated in four talukas, namely, Bicholim of North Goa district and Salcete, Sanguem, and Quepem of South Goa district, spread over 700 km 2. Based on the concentration of the iron ore, the mining belt of Goa is divided into three regions, Northern, Central, and Southern Zone, as shown in Fig. 1.

  • Mining in Goa: damage to the environment greater than loss ...

     · Mining in Goa: damage to the environment greater than loss of revenue. Illegal mining in Goa is being projected as a bigger scam than Bellary. While revenue losses from illegal mining has been estimated at about Rs 3,000 crore, the loss by way of damage to the environment and loss of livelihood has not been estimated.

  • The State of Mining in Goa | Goa Foundation : Goa Foundation

    Goa: Sweet Land of Mine is a severe critique in colour of the deadly damage being caused by iron ore mining companies to Goa''s forests, wildlife, biodiversity and the ecologically sensitive region of the Western Ghats – one of the plant''s twelve most important ecological hotspots. The occasion for the book is the recent spate of ...

  • Directorate of Mines & Geology Government Of Goa,India

    The spurt in iron ore industry has started in 1955 subsequent to India`s economic embargo. Iron ore mining in Goa is completely in the private sector. Iron ore reserves in Goa are variously estimated to be around 1000 million tonnes. The Iron ore deposits in Goa …

  • Contact Us, Reach Us | Sesa Goa Iron Ore

    Sesa Goa Iron Ore. Head Office. Sesa Ghor, 20 EDC Complex, Patto, Panaji, Goa - 403 001; 91 832 246 0600

  • Mining in Goa: Water Crisis, Loss of Livelihood for ...

     · Mining in Goa: Villages of Pissurlem, Shirgao, Bicholim in Goa''s mining belt suffer deforestation, climatic change, soil erosion, air and water pollution as a consequence of iron ore mining …

  • Iron ore mining and conflict in Goa

    Mining is the economic backbone of Goa. This is a common claim heard in Goa about the role of iron ore mining in the states'' development. So, when the Supreme Court of India passed an order in 2012 disallowing the re-start of any mining activities in Goa and injuncting anyone in the state from trading or transporting mineral ores, it was a

  • Fishermen in Goa, India, dread return of mining

     · In 2012, when the Supreme Court of India banned iron ore mining in the coastal state of Goa, fisherman Suresh Parab breathed a sigh of relief.

  • Goa''s iron ore mining stuck at a crossroad

     · Goa''s iron ore mining stuck at a crossroad. Three years since iron ore mining was shut down due to a court order, various stakeholders of Goa''s mining industry are looking at all possible solutions to resume it. Ranging from the extension of mining leases, auctioning of mines…

  • Closure of Goa''s Iron ore mines

     · The Goa iron ore mines had been a direct/indirect source of employment to close to 0.2 million people. The honourable Supreme Court announced the closure of iron ore extraction activity in the state with effect from March 15, 2018. The five-decade-old mining industry in Goa is facing the "biggest" mining …

  • What is Leading to Increased Iron Ore Exports from Goa ...

     · Iron ore export volumes from Goa have increased significantly in last two months. According to customs data maintained with SteelMint, iron ore exports from Goa''s Mormugao port was recorded at 0.88 MnT in Dec''17 as against 0.38 MnT in Nov''17. Further the following month, Goa iron ore exports were recorded at 0.83 MnT in Jan''18.

  • Vedanta''s epic battle to restart iron ore mining in Goa to ...

     · Mumbai: With Goa''s fabled beaches emptied by a nationwide lockdown to fight the coronavirus, the Indian state is about to witness an epic battle at the heart of the trade-off between reviving the economy and protecting the environment. On April 21, India''s Supreme Court is scheduled to begin hearing a plea by billionaire Anil Agarwal''s commodities giant Vedanta Ltd. to restart iron ore ...

  • History & Milestones | Sesa Goa Iron Ore

    Sesa Goa Limited becomes the first iron ore mining company in the world to be certified with ISO 14001. 1995. Sesa Shipping is launched in January with the acquisition of transhipper MV Orissa. 84 coke ovens of the Sesa Kembla Coke Company Limited are commissioned in April.

  • Goa Mines: Latest News, Photos, Videos on Goa Mines

     · Find Goa Mines Latest News, Videos & Pictures on Goa Mines and see latest updates, news, information from NDTV . Explore more on Goa Mines.

  • Supreme Court extends time till January-end for removal of ...

    In a relief to miners in Goa, the Supreme Court on Tuesday gave mining companies time till January-end to remove and transport validly mined iron ore lying unused at various mining sites subject ...

  • Modi Backs Billionaire to Restart Mining in Resort State ...

     · Mines Shut. Goa''s iron ore output has suffered due to mining halts in the past decade. Source: Federation of Indian Mineral Industries. Note: Year refers to the financial year ended March.

  • Did BJP Govt in Goa Allow Vedanta to Process Iron Ore ...

     · The Goa government later renewed 88 iron ore mining leases, which had expired, instead of granting fresh licenses. However, in February 2018, Supreme Court cancelled these leases, on the basis of a petition by the environmental action group Goa Foundation, terming the then Manohar Parrikar-led state government action as "being hasty" in ...

  • Goa Mineral Development

    The Goa Infrastructural Development Co Pvt Ltd, (GIDC) was established in 1998 with the objective of augmenting infrastructural development in Goa. The Goa Mining Association (GMA) is a Society of mine owners who have a mining concession or mining lease in the State. Mineral Foundation of Goa (MFG) was set up by 9 Goan mining companies to ...

  • THIRD REPORT ON ILLEGAL MINING OF IRON AND …

    Export of Iron Ore of Goa origin: Illegal/unlawful Export of Iron ore (Without payment of royalty and others) (The Analysis is based on the data provided by (i) the Custom Department, (ii) Goan Mineral Port Exporter Association and (iii) production data given by the Mines and Geology Department, State of Goa)

  • Iron ore: Goa sponge iron producers ask government to ...

     · Iron ore is the key raw material used to produce sponge iron which is used in producing semi-finished steel items, ingots and billets. In a letter to Steel Secretary Aruna Sharma, the Alloy and Steel Manufacturers Association of Goa said the closure of iron ore mines in Goa from March 16 will adversely impact the industry.

  • Goa iron mines shut over scandal

     · Goa iron mines shut over scandal. All 90 iron ore mines in the western Indian state of Goa have been shut down after a government-backed …

  • Vikil Kawale

    Sesa Goa Limited. Jan 2006 - Apr 20064 months. Highly mechanized iron ore opencast mine. Responsibilities: Surface mining methodology. Drilling & controlled blasting techniques. Allocation of men & machinery. Environmental measures to be taken while carrying out mining activities. Learnt workmen''s psychology, handled unionized workmen.