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Last updated: 23 Feb, 2017  
 Metals & Minerals

'Mention public investment in infra in National Steel Policy'
SME Times News Bureau | 27 Feb, 2017
The National Steel Policy 2017 must make a special mention of the need of public investments in the steel intensive infrastructure sector to pull up domestic demand up, says an expert.
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Steel exports surge 224 percent in January
SME Times News Bureau | 20 Feb, 2017
Country's steel exports jumped by 224 percent in January and the country shipped out 5.865 million tonnes of steel in April-January period of the current fiscal -- up by 71.1 percent over the same period last year, a steel ministry's report said.
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Coal India's net profit falls 20.25 pc in Q3
SME Times News Bureau | 13 Feb, 2017
Coal India Ltd (CIL) on Saturday reported a 20.25 percent fall in consolidated net profit to Rs 2,884.47 crore in the quarter ended December 31, 2016 against Rs 3,617.18 crore in the corresponding quarter last year.
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SAIL narrows its net loss to Rs 794.84 crore in Q3
SME Times News Bureau | 10 Feb, 2017
State-run Steel Authority of India Ltd (SAIL) on Thursday reported a net loss of Rs 794.84 crore for the quarter ended December 31, 2016, as compared to a net loss of Rs 1,481.06 crore in the year-ago period.
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'Steel sector facing tough business environment'
SME Times News Bureau | 06 Feb, 2017
State-run Steel Authority of India Ltd (SAIL) on Sunday said it has identified five core areas, including optimisation of new assets utilisation, to turn ongoing challenges into opportunities in a context where the business environment is extremely challenging for the steel sector suffering due to weak demand.
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Steel exports grow 92 pc in December
SME Times News Bureau | 09 Jan, 2017
India's steel exports rose by 92 percent in December and the country shipped out 4.977 million tonnes of steel in April-December period of the current fiscal, up 57.8 percent from the same period last year, a steel ministry report said.
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Govt allows coal swap between state-run, private cos
SME Times News Bureau | 22 Dec, 2016
In a move to improve fuel availability and cut its transportation cost, the government on Wednesday allowed swapping of coal between public sector and private sector companies.
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Anti-dumping duty to curb import of poor quality steel products
SME Times News Bureau | 12 Aug, 2016
The government on Thursday said it has imposed minimum import prices (MIP) and anti-dumping duty on steel products to protect the domestic industry.
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Steel imports fall 34 pc, exports up 8.7 pc in April-July
SME Times News Bureau | 08 Aug, 2016
Steel imports in April-July declined 34 percent to 2.393 million tonne while exports of total finished steel were up 8.7 percent to 1.695 mt in the four-month period, a steel ministry report said.
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74 coal mine allotments generate revenue of Rs 2,237 cr
SME Times News Bureau | 26 Jul, 2016
Revenue of around Rs 2,237 crore has been generated till the end of May from the allocation of 74 coal mines, out of the lot of over 200 mines whose earlier allotments had been cancelled by the Supreme Court, parliament was told on Monday.
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