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Karnataka ore miners suffer as imports surge; threat of job cuts looming

Majority of the iron ore imports - around 1.27 mt or 82 per cent - has been undertaken by a Karnataka-based large steel company, which local miners says is JSW Steel

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Karnataka Iron Ore Mining  |  Jsw Steel  |  Nmdc

T E Narasimhan  |  Chennai 



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Iron ore imports to Karnataka from other states have gone up 68 per cent in July to 1.55 million tonne (mt) from 0.92 mt in June. This is mainly owing to steel companies, including JSW Steel, relying more on imports for their mills in Karnataka.

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First Published: Wed, August 08 2018. 00:34 IST

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