The government should abolish duties and simplify rules in securing mining leases to support domestic heavy minerals mining sector which has the potential of exponential growth, an industry association has said.
Representatives of various industries’ association from southern districts on Tuesday appealed to chief minister Jayalalithaa to lift the suspension of beach sand mining in Tuticorin, Tirunelveli and Kanyakumari districts as it derailed the livelihood of over 50,000 families with breadwinners losing jobs. The association also sought an appointment with CM to explain their plight. “We […]
TN ban on mineral sand mining hits downstream industries R. BALAJI CHENNAI, SEPT. 22: Over half a dozen downstream companies will be impacted by the Tamil Nadu Government’s decision to halt mineral sand mining pending an enquiry into allegations of illegal exploitation of the resource. According to the Mineral Welfare Association representing the industry […]