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India’s CY20 Iron Ore Output Drops 15%; Exports up 68%

~by SHUBHAM RAI India’s total iron ore production volume, which had been on a continuous positive growth track since the past five years, saw a...

Conflicting Pulls

Despite Covid-19 sending the global steel market into a tailspin in 2020, China’s post-pandemic economic recovery was remarkable, especially from the second quarter (Q2)...

BOOM AND SUPPLY BUST

~By NIRMALYA DEB China’s economic recovery since the coronavirus outbreak in that country in December, 2019 has been spectacular, to say the least. The rally...

High Iron Ore Prices a Bother

~ By SHUBHAM RAI The Indian sponge iron industry, over the past couple of months, has been witnessing a constant hike in prices amid robust...

2020: THE YEAR THAT WAS On a Roller Coaster Ride

~ By SHUBHAM RAI Sponge Iron- India's annual sponge iron production was reported at 29.5 million tonnes (MnT) in financial year (FY) 2017-18. In FY2019 the...

One-Month Relief for Ex-Lessees in Odisha

By NIRMALYA DEB The Odisha government has given a month’s relief to ex-lessees of iron ore mines that were auctioned in February 2020 to evacuate...

OMDC Poised to Start Mining

By MADHUMITA MOOKERJI Production may begin at Bagiaburu iron ore mine by as early as October Orissa Mineral Development Company is likely to resume mining operations...

Near-term Outlook: Global Prices to Stay High on Demand Imbalance

China's appetite for iron ore is as strong as ever due to its phenomenal capacity of generating additional steel demand, in the midst of...
4th Indian Iron-Ore, Pellet and DRI Summit

Iron-ore Mines Auction 2020 : A telltale sign of impending disruption?

The fourth edition of Indian Iron Ore, Pellet & DRI Summit intends to discuss the recent development of Mines Auction 2020 and understand its...

India Iron Ore Supply-Demand Dynamics

With the dates of 2020 auction edging closer, Indian iron & steel industry is drawing up plans to make up for iron ore supply...

Nalco receives mining lease for Utkal-E coal block

National Aluminium Company Limited (Nalco), the navratna CPSE, and leading producer of alumina and aluminium in the country, has been granted the mining lease of Utkal-E...