India Mining News

India miners rally as cabinet approves mineral exploration rules

Delhi wants to open up mining of gems and precious metals and cut reliance on imports.

Belarus to sell India potash at lowest price in a decade

Price is about a third less than last year's level as global supplies of the crop nutrient exceed demand.

Potash price surge could lead to higher food costs for billions

We are on the precipice of a food fight among 7 billion people, and potash will be right at the center of it.

Russia-Belarus potash pact may stage a comeback

Belarus has said it might cooperate with Uralkali, in the first sign the two sides might work together since the Russian potash producer broke off their business alliance in 2013.

The world's 50 most valuable mining companies

Combined these mining and metal giants are worth $700 billion with operations in every corner of the world.

Sirius Minerals lines up contractors for huge potash mine, may lower cost estimates

Sirius' mine, located beneath a U.K. national park, is set to generate an initial 10 million tonnes per year of polyhalite – a form of potash.

Here comes the half conveyer-belt, half train hybrid

Elevated below rail technology has the potential to open up significant mining assets long considered stranded.

Gold demand just had a major growth spurt

Negative interest rates and slow growth have fuelled investors' demand for gold in record-breaking fashion.

Smuggling to avoid taxes to boost Indian gold imports to record: ANZ

Banks says that India's gold imports could hit a record high this year amid widespread smuggling to sidestep government levies on overseas shipments.

China and India could destabilize global coal market

Tectonic shifts in the global coal market are underway, posing a series of questions for traditional coal supply markets.

China and India could destabilize global coal market

China and, until recently, India, have been late but significant players in the global coal market.

Adani’s $12bn Carmichael project hit with yet another lawsuit

A green group asked the Supreme Court in Queensland to review the environmental approval of the controversial coal mine and rail project.

India says Kohinoor diamond belongs to Britain

The gem has been at the centre of a diplomatic row between India and the UK, with New Delhi arguing for decades that it should get it back.

Adani $12 billion Carmichael coal project faces fresh legal challenge

Australia’s indigenous people Wangan and Jagalingou, traditional owners of the land proposed to host the project are challenging it in court.

IMF warns of another 14% drop in metal prices this year

The Fund's slightly more positive outlook for the Chinese economy not enough to halt metal price declines this year and in 2017.

Higher gold prices prompt consortium to restart historic mine in India

The ancient Kolar gold mines produced some 25 million ounces over 150 years before being abandoned in 2001, as gold prices began to sink.

De-carbonizing our energy sector

Nuclear energy currently provides around 11 percent of the world's electricity.

World’s largest coal producer keeps adding to global supply glut

Coal India just posted its highest ouput in almost three decades.

Adani $12 billion Carmichael coal project closer to lease

If built, Carmichael would be Australia's largest coal mine.

Mapping the transformation of global nuclear energy

INTERACTIVE: Nuclear electricity output set to grow at fastest clip in over 20 years increasing annual uranium supply needs by more than 100 million pounds.

Slowing Chinese demand of coal to hurt Mongolia — BMI

The ramp up in Mongolian coal production will be faced with decreasing demand from China, the major importer of Mongolian coking coal.

India just shocked the gold market with this unexpected tax hike

The country is imposing an excise duty of 1 percent on gold and diamond jewellery.

Gold price: Great sucking sound now coming from the West

Chinese bullion imports at 2011 levels mix with record-breaking discounts in India as money pours into physical gold-backed ETFs.

India’s tariffs on gold working: February imports to be lowest since 2013

Industry sources also blame the ongoing rally in bullion prices for the drop.

Decline of coal demand is ‘irreversible’

Goldman Sachs report is the latest in a long line of grim warnings, all of which point to a future of shuttered power plants, mine closures, and bankruptcies.