Trimex hit with $194m penalty for illegal mining activity, refutes charges
Published: Tuesday, 26 April 2016
Andhra Pradesh state government’s vigilance department has charged India’s leading mineral sand miner Trimex for illegal mining activities. Trimex refutes the allegations.
Indian mineral sands producer Trimex Group has been charged
with the illegal mining of beach (mineral) sands at Vatsavalasa
village in Gara mandal of the Srikakulam district in the
southern state of Andhra Pradesh, and faces a penalty of Indian
rupee (INR) 1296.6 crore ($194m*). The vigilance and
enforcement department of the state has...