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 Metals & Minerals


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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Hindalco's consolidated net profit falls 95 pc in 2015-16
SME Times News Bureau | 22 Jul, 2016
Aluminium and copper maker Hindalco Industries Ltd on Thursday said the Group's consolidated net profit fell 95 percent to Rs 44.81 crore for the year ended March 31, 2016 as compared to Rs 854.21 crore reported in 2015.
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Hindustan Zinc's net profit dips 47 pc in Q1
SME Times News Bureau | 21 Jul, 2016
Zinc-lead producer Hindustan Zinc on Wednesday said it has posted a 47 percent decrease in its net profit to Rs 1,037 crore in the quarter ended June 30 as compared to Rs 1,940 crore in the corresponding quarter last year.
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Nalco gets Pottangi bauxite reserve in Odisha
SME Times News Bureau | 14 Jul, 2016
Aluminium major Nalco has secured Pottangi bauxite mines in Koraput district of Odisha, an official here said on Wednesday.
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16 coal mines to be given to state-run units by Sep
SME Times News Bureau | 22 Jun, 2016
The government will allocate 16 coal mines to state-run utilities for commercial mining by September, Coal Secretary Anil Swarup said on Tuesday.
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Tata Steel posts Q4 net loss of Rs.3,279 cr
SME Times News Bureau | 26 May, 2016
Tata Steel on Wednesday posted a net loss of Rs.3,279 crore for the fourth quarter ended March caused by one-off costs associated with its European business.
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