The unions had earlier said that they would not enter into dialogues with anyone other than the coal ministry to discuss their demand.
For iron ore this limit, of 10 sq km, has now been extended to 58 sq km in the state of Odisha, the country's largest iron ore producer.
Senior IAS officer Anil Kumar Jain has been appointed as the new Coal Secretary, according to a government order.
The state-run firm also cut the prices for iron ore fines, which is inferior grade ore, by Rs 200 to Rs 2,460 per tonne, NMDC said in a BSE filing.
Workers of Singareni Collieries Company Limited would get a bonus of Rs 1.01 lakh, Telangana CM said.
Earlier, the mining dependents were planning to walk to the GST Council meet venue on Friday to put forth their grievances before the Union minister.
He said the mining industry is undergoing reforms through transformative investor friendly interventions like the Mines and Minerals (Development and Regulation) Amendment Act 2015.
The steel minister deliberated on how zinc will play an important role towards building infrastructure for the nation including projects like The Smart Cities Mission.
CM K. Chandrasekhar Rao announced in the state legislative Assembly that each employee will get a bonus of Rs 1,00,899, which is Rs 40,530 more than the last year's bonus.
After the merger, its three arms — Orient Refractories, RHI Clasil and RHI India — will become a single entity, RHI Magnesita India.
The project is slated to generate both direct and indirect employment in West Bengal considerably and also contribute to the socio-economic development of the region.
The coal block auctions are intended to attract global miners such as Glencore PLC, BHP Group, Anglo American PLC and Peabody Energy Corp.
A high-powered panel, in 2018, had recommended to develop a Coal Index for determining the value of blocks and a revenue-sharing model with the states, the official of Coal India said.
Staff members want industrial action against the government’s move late August allowing total foreign ownership of coal mines.
The move to not extend non-captive mining lease will impact 334 mines belonging to cos like Tata & Vedanta.
The centre has scheduled a meeting with three of the six units AITUC, HMS and CITU leaving out INTUC, AICCTU and BMS.
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