coal mine news]
Latest from coal mine
Body of missing Assam youth recovered from coal mine tunnel after 3 months
Police said the 25-year-old man was working in an illegal mine on the Assam-Arunachal Pradesh border and its operators and his co-workers buried his body in a tunnel of a nearby mine
Updated on Apr 07, 2023 04:01 PM IST
Heatwave, coal shortage lead to blackouts. See how your state is affected
As the country swelters under extreme heat - with the temperature in some states, like Delhi, Rajasthan, and Uttar Pradesh - touching 45 degrees Celsius, power demand is shooting to an all-time high.
Updated on Apr 29, 2022 12:22 PM IST
HT News Desk | Written by Manjiri Sachin Chitre | Edited by Chandrashekar Srinivasan
'No need to panic’, says coal minister on worrying power crisis during heatwaves
Thermal power plants account for 70 per cent of India's power generation capacity of nearly four lakh MW. As per the power ministry's website, some are operating at reduced capacities - up to 40 per cent - due to the coal supply crisis.
Published on Apr 27, 2022 05:28 PM IST
Written by Sharangee Dutta | Edited by Chandrashekar Srinivasan, New Delhi
Cabinet gives nod to policy for use of land acquired under CBA Act
In a statement, the coal ministry said that lands that are mined out or are practically unsuitable for mining are vulnerable to “unauthorised encroachment and entail avoidable expenditure on security and maintenance”.
Updated on Apr 13, 2022 11:07 PM IST
hindustantimes.com | Edited by Sharangee Dutta, New Delhi
Defying global trend, India plans continued import of Russian coking coal
Ramchandra Prasad Singh said India plans to double imports of Russian coking coal, a key ingredient in making steel.
Updated on Mar 27, 2022 05:46 PM IST
hindustantimes.com, New Delhi
30 coal mines auctioned, Coal Ministry expecting revenue generation of 8,158 cr
The Ministry of Coal had launched the 2nd attempt of the auction of eleven coal mines for commercial mining on September 27, 2021, and bids were received for four mines.
Published on Dec 26, 2021 09:46 AM IST
ANI | , New Delhi
4 feared trapped after abandoned coal mine collapses in Jharkhand's Bokaro
Rescue teams of Bharat Coking Coal Limited (BCCL) as well as NDRF teams from Ranchi were sent to the spot.
Published on Nov 30, 2021 02:33 PM IST
ANI | , Bokaro