Prime Minister should introduce Make in India Scheme in Rare Earth Industry to full fill domestic Requirement.

Monazite: Major Rare-Earth Mineral A phosphate mineral containing 50-60% rare earths. The world’s original commercial rare-earth source, simple and well-understood metallurgy. Significant quantities are concentrated during heavy-minerals-sands processing — currently, monazite is discarded or stockpiled. Major heavy-mineral-sands producers are: Focused on titanium and zircon Not interested in the rare-earth industry, which involves chemical rather than […]

By Surface Mining there is no chance for any Environment affect – Nooral Islam College Principal confirm

During the Public Hearing for Environmental Clearance of IREL held on 22.03.2013, Nooral Islam Arts College Principal confirms that “By surface mining, there is no chance for any environment affect. If any environment affect is there, nobody can construct house in this area. They are removing the minerals, hence background radiation is decreasing. There is […]

Fisherman Community people supporting Beach Mineral Mining – Manavalakurichi Town Panchayat President confirm

The Public Hearing was conducted for giving Environmental Clearance to Indian Rare Earths Limited (IREL) on 22.03.2013 at RDO office, Pathmanapuram. Additional District Magistrate (DRO) Mr.Palanisamy preside over the Public Hearing. On the Public Hearing, Fisherman Community Panchayat President of Manavalakurichi, refute all the allegations such as, radiation, environmental degradation, Sea Erosion etc., about the […]

“Thorium” and the caption “Nuclear Mine Field”

Anitha Thirunavukkarasu shared a link. 43 minutes ago 1. This has reference to an article authored and posted by one Shri Srinivasan Kalyanaraman on the blog Detail.aspx? under the labels: “Thorium” and the caption “Nuclear Mine Field”: Jaya Government breaks rules to allow private mining of Atomic Minerals. The author has invited comment on […]


BACKGROUND: The Beach Sand Minerals [BSM], also called as “Placer Minerals” are classified Geologically as secondary deposits and formed & distributed by the combined action of Ocean currents & strong coastal winds. They are found distributed in parts of Odhisa, Seemandhra, Tamilnadu coasts in the East and Kerala & Maharashtra in the West coast of […]

Plea to lift beach sand mining ban

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 […]