News Archive » March 2010

The Sacorda computer academy

Community News 2010-03-29 07:50:54

  " I feel at home”-   were the words uttered by Miss Yesu Gaonkar, a student of The Fomento Computer Academy at Sacorda, when asked on her experiences at the… Read more »

Fomento healthcare initiative: Dr Paresh Kamat

Community News 2010-03-29 07:05:23

“Two roads diverged in a wood and I took the one less travelled by and that has made all the difference.” This particular quote of poet - Robert Frost personifies… Read more »

Business Standard : Private steel firms asked to move to rural areas

Industry News 2010-03-26 11:49:10

 Source: Business Standard / Nayanima Basu / New Delhi Published : March 26, 2010   The government has directed private steel manufacturers such as Tata Steel, JSW and Essar to aggressively… Read more »

Thinking outside the tank

Community News, Industry News 2010-03-23 10:13:26

Mixing oil and water can lead to dangerous consequences but that did not stop Mr. Sadanand Virnodkar.A mechanical engineer at the Fomento Cuddegal mine in South Goa, Mr. Virnodkar proved… Read more »

To the root of the matter

Community News 2010-03-18 10:22:08

   Afforestation aka the greening of a mining site has evolved from an afterthought to a necessary part of the mining process. A number of mining companies have adopted the… Read more »

The healthcare initiative: An overview

Community News 2010-03-16 11:47:28

  Since 2004, Fomento Resources have been developing special medical clinics for the benefit of the local communities in the Goa, Maharashtra and Karnataka. Each clinic distributes free medicines, provides… Read more »

Indias iron ore export tax changes a 2 year report

Industry News 2010-03-16 11:15:21

  Source : Reuters Published : March 11       NEW DELHI (Reuters) – The government has adjusted its export tax on iron ore several times over the last two years… Read more »

Why mineral policy is a potential Land Mine

Industry News 2010-03-16 10:18:04

    Source: The Economic Times Published :Jan 7, 2010  Author: Jaideep Mishra   There’s credible reforms underway in the much policy-abused mining and minerals sector, or so it would… Read more »

Steel prices rise on high raw material costs

Industry News 2010-03-16 10:12:30

Source: Hindu Businessline Published on : March 10, 2010 Author: Debabrata Das New Delhi, March 10 Steel prices are back on the rise and are set to go up further… Read more »

India hikes rail freight rates on iron ore exports

Industry News 2010-03-16 07:25:55

Source: Wall Street Journal (by Arpan Mukherjee and Biman Mukherjee) Date of Publication: March 16 NEW DELHI -- India's state-run railways has increased freight charges on iron ore meant for… Read more »