Calcutta Telegraph

HCL to revive copper mines

Central public sector unit (PSU) Hindustan Copper Limited (HCL) will embark on a major expansion drive in Jharkhand with plans to increase production at its mines in Ghatshila, East Singhbhum, from about 0.42 metric tonne (MT) to 4.11 MT.

Ministers lock horns over mining rights

Coal minister Sriprakash Jaiswal is sticking to his guns in his ministrys conflict with environment minister Jairam Ramesh, demanding that mining be allowed in all areas not described as dense forest and not considered ecologically fragile. We are saying