Updates on Coal, Energy, IFIs, Land, Water and Forest: 29 September, 2015

A Coal & Energy

  1. NALCO to start coal mining, increase alumina and bauxite production- Chand: http://news.webindia123.com/news/Articles/India/20150926/2687405.html
  2. A Dark But Redeeming Tour Of Coal Country, With Composer Julia Wolfe: http://www.npr.org/2015/09/26/442917172/a-dark-but-redeeming-tour-of-coal-country-with-composer-julia-wolfe
  3. L&T bags orders worth Rs 1,509 cr in September: http://www.business-standard.com/article/companies/l-t-bags-orders-worth-rs-1-509-cr-in-sep-115092800255_1.html
  4. Major Coal Group in NE China to Cut 100,000 Jobs: http://english.cri.cn/12394/2015/09/27/4202s897690.htm
  5. CIL urged to focus on mine safety: http://www.telegraphindia.com/1150927/jsp/business/story_44753.jsp#.VgjVdN-qqko
  6. Need to look at mining ecosystem as a whole: EY: http://www.thehindubusinessline.com/economy/need-to-look-at-mining-ecosystem-as-a-whole-ey/article7689765.ece
  7. NGT refuses to decommission Uttarakhand project: http://www.thehindu.com/news/national/other-states/ngt-refuses-to-decommission-uttarakhand-project/article7693388.ece
  8. India to announce climate commitments on Gandhi Jayanti: http://www.thehindu.com/news/national/india-to-announce-climate-commitments-on-gandhi-jayanti/article7692846.ece
  9. India to summit INDCs on reducing emissions next week: http://indianexpress.com/article/india/india-news-india/india-to-summit-indcs-on-reducing-emissions-next-week/#sthash.GwDgXiJR.dpuf
  10. India to Submit Contributions on Reducing Emissions Next Week: http://www.ndtv.com/india-news/india-to-submit-contributions-on-reducing-emissions-next-week-1223794
  11. The Clean Power Plan Ignores Clean Coal Success — and Our Real Chance to Lead the World: http://www.forbes.com/sites/judeclemente/2015/09/27/the-clean-power-plan-ignores-clean-coal-success-and-our-real-chance-to-lead-the-world/
  12. Coal isn’t dead; it’s a takeover target: http://www.smh.com.au/business/comment-and-analysis/coal-isnt-dead-its-a-takeover-target-20150927-gjvuao.html
  13. New light at Crab Orchard related to new coal processing plant: http://www.register-herald.com/news/new-light-at-crab-orchard-related-to-new-coal-processing/article_ca4589a2-5d10-5dce-97ed-3f1ce8b85b63.html
  14. Australian Coal: our energy future or dirty past: http://www.abc.net.au/radionational/programs/rearvision/coal-a-dirt-habit-or-miracle-rock/6765318
  15. Renewables overtake coal in the UK energy mix for the first time: http://www.gizmag.com/renewables-overtake-coal-uk-energy-mix/39602/
  16. NTPC’s Lara thermal project in Chhattisgarh to start by March 2017:http://economictimes.indiatimes.com/articleshow/49123785.cms?utm_source=contentofinterest&utm_medium=text&utm_campaign=cppst
  17. Nandipur Power Project: A spooking reality: http://www.brecorder.com/br-research/44:miscellaneous/5844:nandipur-power-project-a-spooking-reality/
  18. Greenpeace warns of environmental impact of Indonesia’s 35,000 MW project: http://news.asiaone.com/news/asia/greenpeace-warns-environmental-impact-indonesias-35000-mw-project#sthash.EfGcrm2b.dpuf
  19. Lenders approve higher cost in 4 Lanco Infratech projects:http://economictimes.indiatimes.com/articleshow/49131115.cms?utm_source=contentofinterest&utm_medium=text&utm_campaign=cppst
  20. Madhya Pradesh to focus on wind, solar power sources: http://www.business-standard.com/article/economy-policy/madhya-pradesh-to-focus-on-wind-solar-power-sources-115092800018_1.html
  21. Rooppur nuke project to be modern, safe: http://www.thedailystar.net/city/rooppur-nuke-project-be-modern-safe-148489
  22. $191,775 in federal funds sought for 5 projects: http://thedailyreview.com/news/191-775-in-federal-funds-sought-for-5-projects-1.1949234
  23. Carbon Energy bags cornerstone funding, gas partner for China:http://www.proactiveinvestors.com.au/companies/news/64785/carbon-energy-bags-cornerstone-funding-gas-partner-for-china-64785.html
  24. Mining without damaging environment high on Centre’s agenda: Javadekar: http://www.thehindubusinessline.com/economy/mining-without-damaging-environment-high-on-centres-agenda-javadekar/article7695069.ece
  25. A Health-Care Model in Coal Country: http://www.wsj.com/articles/a-health-care-model-in-coal-country-1443407522
  26. Solar power plant commissioned in Neyveli: http://www.thehindu.com/news/national/tamil-nadu/solar-power-plant-commissioned-in-neyveli/article7700066.ece
  27. 2018 date for power plant: http://www.telegraphindia.com/1150929/jsp/jharkhand/story_45043.jsp#.VgowUd-qqko
  28. Neyveli Lignite to set up 4,000 MW of solar plants: http://www.business-standard.com/article/companies/neyveli-lignite-to-set-up-4-000-mw-of-solar-plants-115092800668_1.html
  29. Modi stresses India’s commitment for 175 GW clean energy goal: http://www.newkerala.com/news/2015/fullnews-126390.html
  30. Power plants told to bear cost of fly ash transportation: http://www.thehindu.com/news/national/other-states/power-plants-told-to-bear-cost-of-fly-ash-transportation/article7695947.ece
  31. At UN, Rouhani says Iran nuke deal good for environment: http://www.timesofisrael.com/at-un-rouhani-says-iran-nuke-deal-good-for-environment/

B.IFIs

  1. The Latest: North Korea Says US Wants It to ‘Suffocate’: http://abcnews.go.com/US/wireStory/hollande-kicks-off-day-meetings-airstrikes-news-34079213
  2. How the AIIB can carve its path to success: http://www.businessspectator.com.au/article/2015/9/28/china/how-aiib-can-carve-its-path-success
  3. WB approves $20m credit: http://kathmandupost.ekantipur.com/news/2015-09-28/wb-approves-20m-credit.html
  4. 10 things you need to know before European markets open: http://www.businessinsider.com.au/european-markets-open-september-28-2015-9
  5. sco-membership-a-potential-trump-card-for-pakistan: http://tribune.com.pk/story/963374/sco-membership-a-potential-trump-card-for-pakistan/
  6. Hurdles for Mumbai Metro-4 and 5: http://www.mid-day.com/articles/hurdles-for-mumbai-metro-4-and-5/16565160
  7. foreign-aid-not-yet-productive: http://thehimalayantimes.com/finance/analysis/foreign-aid-not-yet-productive/
  8. ADB maintains 4.7pct growth outlook for 2015: http://www.mytechbits.com/adb-maintains-4-7pct-growth-outlook-for-2015/98116109/
  9. Japanese Team Drafts Design for CMCH Upgrade: http://www.newindianexpress.com/states/tamil_nadu/Japanese-Team-Drafts-Design-for-CMCH-Upgrade/2015/09/28/article3051171.ece
  10. Thilawa kicks off region’s manufacturing transformation: http://asia.nikkei.com/Business/Trends/Thilawa-kicks-off-region-s-manufacturing-transformation
  11. Design soon for Jamuna rail bridge: http://www.thefinancialexpress-bd.com/2015/09/28/109499
  12. Problem govt inherited in banking sector is of unprecedented proportions: Panagariya: http://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/business/india-business/Problem-govt-inherited-in-banking-sector-is-of-unprecedented-proportions-Panagariya/articleshow/49132034.cms?
  13. Foreign investors get relief from controversial MAT: http://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/business/india-business/Foreign-investors-get-relief-from-controversial-MAT/articleshow/49127575.cms?
  14. India to get USD 123.51 mn ADB loan for tourism development: http://www.newkerala.com/news/2015/fullnews-126944.html
  15. Station development project to attract $20 billion: Suresh Prabhu : http://www.oneindia.com/india/station-development-project-attract-20-billion-prabhu-1883671.html
  16. Asian Development Bank commits $6B to fight climate change by 2020: http://www.ctvnews.ca/business/asian-development-bank-commits-6b-to-fight-climate-change-by-2020-1.2580699
  17. China’s president vows $2bn fund to poor nations: http://www.presstv.ir/Detail/2015/09/26/430849/China-Xi-UN-China-fund
  18. Interview: China’s role pivotal in shaping future south-south cooperation trends: http://www.shanghaidaily.com/article/article_xinhua.aspx?id=303376
  19. Overseas experts optimistic about global influence of Chinese economy: http://news.xinhuanet.com/english/2015-09/26/c_134663055.htm
  20. China pledges $3 billion to fight climate change: http://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/home/environment/China-pledges-3-billion-to-fight-climate-change/articleshow/49116739.cms

C.Land, Water & Forest

  1. Reclaim land for industry from rivers, reservoirs: http://blogs.timesofindia.indiatimes.com/Swaminomics/reclaim-land-for-industry-from-rivers-reservoirs/
  2. Registration of land for SEZ to begin soon: http://www.thehindu.com/news/national/other-states/registration-of-land-for-sez-to-begin-soon/article7695953.ece
  3. No further move by Adani to take over Gangavarm port: http://www.thehindu.com/news/cities/Visakhapatnam/no-further-move-by-adani-to-take-over-gangavarm-port/article7697230.ece
  4. SC dismisses M.P. govt. plea against oustees: http://www.thehindu.com/news/cities/Delhi/sc-dismisses-mp-govt-plea-against-oustees/article7700172.ece
  5. Plea against land for SSP oustees rejected: http://www.deccanherald.com/content/503468/plea-against-land-ssp-oustees.html

 

 
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