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Rashtriya Chemicals gives in-principle nod to set up DAP plant in Algeria

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The board of state-run Rashtriya Chemicals and Fertilisers Ltd (RCF) has given an in-principle approval to develop rock phosphate mines and setting up a diammonium phosphate (DAP) plant in Algeria on a joint venture basis [...]

Urea imports plunge 57% in April-February period

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Urea imports fell 57% to 5.303 million tonne by February end this fiscal owing to increased domestic production, according to data compiled by the department of fertilisers [...]

April-January mineral production up 9%, iron ore leads the rally

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On the back of higher production of iron ore and chromite, India’s overall mineral production till January this fiscal has gone up 9% at 437.668 million tonnes (MT) compared with 401.378 MT during the corresponding April-January period last year, according to provisional mining data reviewed by InfraCircle [...]

Coromandel International gets green nod for scaling up phosphoric acid production in AP unit

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Coromandel International Ltd, India’s second largest phosphatic fertiliser producer, has received the green nod for enhancing phosphoric acid production from 700 mtpd to 1,000 mtpd at its fertiliser unit in Andhra Pradesh [...]

Steel minister pulls up SAIL management after Nepal cancels order citing poor quality

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In a major setback to state-run Steel Authority of India Ltd, Nepal has cancelled supply orders of steel plates from the public sector undertaking on account of poor quality [...]

Mangalore Chemicals & Fertilizers shuts plants for maintenance

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Mangalore Chemicals & Fertilizers Ltd on Monday said that it has shut down its ammonia, urea and ammonium bi-carbonate plants from 3 March for carrying out annual maintenance [...]

Cairn India ropes in Melody Meyer and Atul Gupta as senior advisors

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India’s largest private sector oil explorer Cairn India Ltd on Monday said it has appointed Melody Meyer and Atul Gupta as senior oil and gas advisors [...]

Fertiliser demand to rise 5% in FY18: India Ratings

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Maintaining a stable outlook for domestic fertiliser industry in FY18, rating agency India Ratings has said it expects demand for fertilisers to increase by about 5% in the next fiscal [...]

Mines ministry notifies new mineral conservation rules, hikes penalty from Rs.50,000 to Rs.500,000

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The mines ministry has decided to impose a penalty of up to Rs.500,000 on those who violate provisions of Mineral Conservation and Development Rules 2017. The ministry has notified the new rules which will be supersede Mineral Conservation and Development Rules 1988. It had a provision of fine of Rs.50,000, or imprisonment up to two years [...]

Talks on with Thyssenkrupp for merger of European steel biz: Tata Steel

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Denying reports that Tata Steel may end merger plans with Thyssenkrupp, the Indian company on Monday said that it continues to be engaged in “constructive discussions” with Thyssenkrupp regarding a potential merger of the European steel business [...]