India Mining News

Indian billionaire Agarwal to be Anglo American’s top shareholder

He intends to buy as much as 1.5 billion pounds (about$2 billion) worth of additional Anglo American shares.

India's JSW Steel aims to to increase own iron ore production

The company, India's biggest local steelmaker, aims to be producing 80% of the iron ore needed for its flagship plant in south India in three years time

India needs to find allies to tap cheap funds for clean coal – trade body

According to the World Coal Association, India will need to ally with countries including the US, Japan, and Australia, to get cheaper funding from multilateral development banks to access cleaner technology.

How Russia plans to compete with India in the diamond market

Moscow wants state-owned Alrosa to offer more favorable terms to local cutters

Conservative radio personality takes on Adani

A TV ad featuring a famous radio broadcaster is pushing to ‘stop the taxpayer loan’ to the Indian group

Alrosa to auction rough and polished diamonds at the Eastern Economic Forum

"We have seen the interest of clients from Asia Pacific," the company’s Vice President said

De Beers diamond sales down 20% on earlier Diwali

The world’s largest rough diamond producer by value reported provisional revenue of $505 million compared with $639 million in the same period a year earlier.

Indian uranium mine becomes dark matter lab

India’s very first uranium mine now hosts a laboratory for conducting experiments in fundamental physics

India launches world's first diamond futures exchange

The Indian Commodity Exchange Limited (ICEX) will start trading in 1 carat/100 cent contracts, to later add 50 cent and 30 cent contracts.

INFOGRAPHIC: What India does with all that gold

Who buys more gold, Malayalis or Tamilians?

Indian centenary iron ore mine goes solar

Tata Steel has just inaugurated India’s first solar power project located at an iron ore mine

India's biggest holiday boosts De Beers rough diamond sales

The diamond giant said customers began buying rough diamond earlier than usual so they can complete their polishing before Diwali begins.

India's June gold imports spike as buyers tried to beat higher sales tax

India's gold imports in June more than tripled from a year ago

India imports more gold in H1 than all of 2016

Physical demand for gold has been surging in India since January.

Top 3 coal countries produced 6% more coal from January to May

Just when you thought coal was out, the fossil fuel appears to be back on the burner.

China shuns Indian iron ore in favour of Australia's

Chinese steel mills are turning their backs on India and embracing Australia as a source of higher-grade ore for steelmaking.

World’s top coal producer to close 37 mines

Coal India, responsible for about 82% of the nation's total coal output, said the closures would save around 8 billion rupees ($124 million).

#StopAdani protests surge in Australia

Before construction begins, activist groups are making sure to continue to speak up against the $16bn Carmichael coal mine

India hails Kazakhstan's role as 'number one' supplier of uranium

India and Kazakhstan have discussed ways to expand their ties as Prime Minister Narendra Modi held a bilateral meeting with Kazakh president Nursultan Nazarbayev in Astana.

Adani to go ahead with polemic Carmichael coal mine after all

Despite opposition from organizations ranging from the United Nations to green groups and locals, work on the multibillion-dollar mine is expected to begin by September.

Cheaper solar in India prompts rethink for coal projects

Power from solar panels now half the cost of a new coal plant

Gemfields steps up fight against takeover by largest investor

Company called Pallinghurst Resources' bid “derisory”, adding it "clearly undervalues" the firm.

China and India on aggressive electric vehicle push

China and India are rolling out plans to dramatically accelerate the adoption of electric vehicles (EVs), initiatives that have prompted the IEA to take notice and promise a review its long-term oil demand forecast.

Australian officials slam banks decision to refuse backing country’s largest coal project

The lenders’ move follow a decision by Australia’s second-largest bank Westpac to only fund new projects in existing, rather than new, coal basins as part of its new climate policy.

India’s Supreme Court won’t try forcing UK to return Kohinoor diamond

The court said it cannot interfere in the diplomatic process nor can it direct another country to not auction the gem.