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India joins iron ore output surge

Frik Els | December 17, 2014
India joins iron ore output surge

State-owned iron ore miner NMDC to triple production to 100 million tonnes per year by the end of the decade.

Birla said to plan $1bn aluminum exports

Mineweb | December 21, 2014

Hindalco Industries Ltd., owned by Indian billionaire Kumar Mangalam Birla, is targeting a record $1 billion of aluminum exports by March 31 buoyed by rising U.S. and European demand, people with knowledge of the matter said.

Indian gold imports crawl in Dec

Business Standard | December 21, 2014

Despite the government removing restrictions on gold imports late past month, imports of the precious metal have not picked up because of a supply glut.

India takes first step to end state coal monopoly

Cecilia Jamasmie | December 12, 2014
India takes first step to end to state coal monopoly

India’s Parliament has paved the way for private sector companies to mine coal commercially in the country.

Here is what India needs to effectively manage gold demand — interview

Cecilia Jamasmie | December 11, 2014
Here is what India needs to effectively manage gold demand — interview

Somasundaram PR, Managing Director of the World Gold Council India, peels back the underlying weakness of India’s gold trade in an interview with MINING.com.

Alrosa strenghtens ties with India

ALROSA | December 11, 2014

Russian diamond giant ALROSA and Indian Gem&Jewellery Export Promotion Council (GJEPC) co-organized the World Diamond Conference in New Dehli, India.

Move over Alrosa, Rio Tinto wants to drive growth in India’s diamond sector

Cecilia Jamasmie | December 11, 2014
Move over Alrosa, Rio Tinto wants to drive growth in India’s diamond sector

The miner hinted its 30-year partnership with the Indian diamond industry makes it the best fit to drive the sector’s growth in the country.

Eric Coffin of HRA Advisories

A slippery slope

Eric Coffin of HRA Advisories | December 10, 2014

Volumes remain high in the bullion markets and volatility is higher if anything.

This is why India needs a gold policy — WGC

Cecilia Jamasmie | December 9, 2014
This is why India needs a gold policy — WGC

There are at least seven good reasons, says the World Gold Council.

Is Indian gold turnaround a game changer for prices?

Mineweb | December 7, 2014

Something seems to have spooked the gold bears. We noted a few days ago that there seemed to be signs of new positive momentum building for gold, but then were worried that the big failure of the Swiss gold initiative might prompt another drive down in the gold price.

Sandvik relocates global equipment unit to India and China

Cecilia Jamasmie | December 5, 2014
Sandvik relocates global equipment unit to India and China

The firm is closing several facilities in the U.S. and Europe, as part of a two-year business reorganization set to conclude in the next fiscal.

Putin seeks to boost Russian diamond trade through India

Cecilia Jamasmie | December 5, 2014
Putin seeks to boost Russian diamond trade through India

The Russian leader is expected to ink a long-sought deal with India during his visit to the country next week.

Ancient gold coins found in toilet in southern India

Cecilia Jamasmie | December 2, 2014
Ancient gold coins found in toilet in southern India

Construction workers found pot full of 200-year-old gold coins, but didn't get to keep them.

India's gold imports hit 41-month high in November

The Times Of India | December 2, 2014
Asian gold demand up as India’s Diwali boost sales

Thanks to the festive and marriage season, which fuelled demand for otherwise dull market a few months ago.

WGC says easing of gold import curbs will improve supplies, benefit exporters

The Hindu | November 30, 2014

With the easing of gold import restrictions, the metal’s supply through official channels will improve and benefit genuine exporters and manufacturers of gold jewellery, the World Gold Council said today.

India scraps gold import restrictions

Frik Els | November 28, 2014
India scraps gold import restrictions

Surprise decision come in the wake of falling oil prices.

Canpotex signs potash deals with India

The Star Phoenix | November 25, 2014

The offshore marketing arm of three Saskatchewan potash producers has signed separate multi-year sales agreements in India with Coromandel International Ltd. (CIL) and Tata Chemicals Limited (TCL) that the province says will see millions of tonnes of potash shipped to India.

India's Jindal Steel mothballs $10bn coal project

Cecilia Jamasmie | November 24, 2014
India's Jindal Steel mothballs $10bn coal project

The company became the first major casualty of a Supreme Court decision to scrap most coal fields allocated to private firms since 1993.

India readies draconian gold import rules

Frik Els | November 18, 2014
India readies draconian new gold import rules

New measures to curb rocketing imports expected within days.

Coal rush in India could tip balance on climate change

New York Times | November 18, 2014

Decades of strip mining have left this town in the heart of India’s coal fields a fiery moonscape, with mountains of black slag, sulfurous air and sickened residents.

Blood diamonds still at Central African mining sector’s heart

Cecilia Jamasmie | November 18, 2014
Blood diamonds still at Central Africa mining sector’s heart

A year after an export ban on raw gems in the country, reports show its diamonds are being sold to traders from Sudan to Belgium.

Adani lines up $1bn for Australia’s Carmichael coal complex

Cecilia Jamasmie | November 18, 2014
Adani lines up $1bn for Australia’s Carmichael coal complex

The mine and rail project in Queensland's Galilee Basin is expected produce 60 million tonnes of thermal coal a year.

India's uranium pact with Australia going full speed ahead

Mineweb | November 16, 2014

Kept away from international nuclear trade dialogue for several years for not being a signatory to the nuclear non proliferation treaty, India has finally got the go-ahead from Australia, which is to ship uranium to India.

India back to being world’s top gold consumer

Cecilia Jamasmie | November 13, 2014
India back to being world’s top gold consumer

Global demand, however, fell to its lowest in nearly five years as Chinese buying slid by a third.

Mick the Miner in talks to buy Anglo’s assets, no deal tabled

Cecilia Jamasmie | November 3, 2014
Mick the Miner in talks to buy Anglo’s assets, no deal tabled

Sources close to X2 Resources, Davis' new company, have cast doubts on reports that the firm had made an offer.

India closer to ending decades-old state monopoly on coal

Cecilia Jamasmie | October 24, 2014
India closer to ending decades-old state monopoly on coal

The country is opening coal mining to private firms.

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