Oil minister Dharmendra Pradhan, who has been spearheading the crucial petroleum portfolio in the Modi government as Minister of State (with independent charge) for over three years since May 2014 has been promoted to the cabinet rank in the latest round of mega cabinet reshuffle.
Coal India Ltd., the world’s biggest producer of the fuel, reported the first increase in monthly production on a year-on-year basis in five months after power plant inventories plunged and the miner’s own stockpiles declined.
China’s mono-crystalline solar cells and modules Longi Green Energy Technology will start building its Rs 1,500 crore Indian plant by the end of this year, said a senior official of its Indian subsidiary Lerri Solar Technology India.
French energy giant Total SA is looking for a local partner to begin retailing petrol and diesel in the fast-expanding Indian fuel market, which already has a bunch of private and foreign oil giants competing with state firms.
State-owned National Mineral Development Corporation (NMDC) is awaiting the Union Cabinet’s approval to acquire a minority stake in a tungsten mine in Vietnam as part of India’s effort to reduce dependence on China for this key raw material used for defence purposes.
Metals and mining conglomerate VedantaBSE 2.01 % Resources has plans to invest around Rs 50,000 crore on business expansion in India in coming years, its Chairman Anil Agarwal said today.
Santosh Sharma has taken over as the new chairman and managing director of Hindustan Copper Ltd (HCL), with effect from September 1, 2017. He replaces K D Diwan who retired from service on August 31, 20017.
Plywood manufacturer Century Plyboards (India) Ltd has entered into a tie up with a Chinese door manufacturing company Goldea for making doors and frames.
Yellow trains with powerful lights may avert accidents, the World Bank has told the Indian Railways.
The Australian Government in partnership with Indian School of Mines, Indian Institute of Technology, Dhanbad has recently set up the Australia India Centre of Excellence for Mining Training in the Indian School of Mines, Indian Institute of Technology (IIT), Dhanbad.