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Wednesday, July 15, 2020

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Centre must ensure compulsory re-grassing after mining: Supreme Court

January 09, 2020 1:07 am

The land must be restored to a condition that shall ensure the growth of fodder, flora, and fauna, a three-judge Bench, led by Chief Justice S A Bobde, said.

NMDC aims to make Rohne, Tokisud mines operational by next one year

December 25, 2019 3:33 pm

Rohne coal block has extractable reserves of 191 million tonnes (MT) and planned production capacity of 8 million tonnes per annum, and the Tokisud North coal block has extractable reserves of about 52 MT of thermal coal and planned production capacity of 2.32 million tonnes per annum.

Only 12 out of 33 reallocated coal mines started production

November 30, 2018 1:05 am

Only 16 out of 33 have been given mine opening permissions as on October 24 this year, the Coal Ministry said in its note to a committee of secretaries.

Shortage of coal shuts 10,500 MW power plants amid rising demand

October 18, 2018 3:05 am

Most of these plants are located in the states of Maharashtra, Andhra Pradesh, Haryana and Chhattisgarh, all far away from the coal mines, reflecting the inadequacy of the transportation infrastructure to ferry the fuel.

Non-coal mines: Auction process of 44 blocks annulled in last three years

July 25, 2018 12:50 am

The reasons for failure were listed by Ministry of Mines, through a presentation in front of ministers and officials of 21 mineral-rich states, at Fourth National Conclave on Mines and Minerals held in Indore on July 13, 2018.

Trump tries to save coal, but probably in vain: Kemp

October 12, 2017 8:37 am

Support for the coal industry is an important way for the Trump administration to show it is keeping faith with its voters and delivering on promises made during the 2016 election campaign.

Govt may allot more than 10 coal mines to PSUs in 2015-16

March 07, 2016 1:45 pm

"The coal ministry is planning to allot more than 10 coal mines to PSUs in the ongoing financial year," a source said.

Open sky policy: MinesMin to rope in private firms for exploration

July 20, 2015 2:27 am

There is a growing realisation within the ministry that unless exploration is promoted there would be few non-coal mining leases left for future auctions.

Govt, opposition clear decks for rushing Mines, Coal bills today

March 20, 2015 2:54 am

Offered a choice between a discussion and an extension of current leg, opposition opts for former.

Mines, Coal could get extra time before break

March 19, 2015 12:35 am

The select committee for the coal bill has suggested no modification, though five of its members dissented.