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It’s Time to Tighten Ties – Part 1

Introduction – Why the Indian Mining sector needs Global partnerships? Over the past few years, we at responsiblemining.in have been watching the Mining space in India keenly, sometimes with hope and excitement and sometimes with consternation and concern. The huge potential that the sector holds sparks excitement but the lack of initiative to propel growth precipitates worry. Our mandate therefore has been to draw attention to the glaring gap between the potential and the actual growth of the mining Industry in India and to scout for ways to shrink it.  In our previous blogs, we have often focussed on the …

The Rudderless coal mining policy

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It’s Time to Tighten Ties – Part 1

Introduction – Why the Indian Mining sector needs Global partnerships? Over the past few years, we at responsiblemining.in have been watching the Mining space in India keenly, sometimes with hope and excitement and sometimes with consternation and concern. The huge potential that the sector holds sparks excitement but the lack of initiative to propel growth precipitates worry. Our mandate therefore has been to draw attention to the glaring gap between the potential and the actual growth of the mining Industry in India and to scout for ways to shrink it.  In our previous blogs, we have often focussed on the …

The Rudderless coal mining policy

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A lesson From China – Coastal Economy

Of the many setbacks that the mining industry faces, one was highlighted in a report published in Business Standard last week- steep logistics cost! According to the report, logistics costs is the stone tied to the legs of our mining companies, the load that slows them down in a fiercely competitive global race. India’s logistics cost as a percentage of GDP is 14 %  against the US and Japan’s 10% and EU’s 11%. For the costs to come down, the constraints in infrastructure have to be dealt with. In a country like India where grave issues like poverty, poor health …

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