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Coal mining


Dilip Buildcon bags Rs 2,123 crore order from Coal India arm

November 19, 2019 1:16 pm

Dilip Buildcon on Tuesday said it has bagged an order worth Rs 2,122.74 crore from Northern Coalfields Ltd, a subsidiary of Coal India, for removal of overburden at a mining project in Madhya Pradesh.

How one billionaire could keep three countries hooked on coal for decades

August 16, 2019 9:11 am

The story of Adani and its Australian project illustrates why the world keeps burning coal despite its profound danger — and despite falling prices for options like natural gas, wind and solar.

Nagaland: Four dead in abandoned rat-hole coal mine

March 04, 2019 10:04 am

The exact reason behind them being present at the mine is yet to be established. Also, the exact cause of the death could not be established since their families refused to get their postmortem conducted, said officials.

Meghalaya: Mining ban, moving allowed, in between the tragedy

December 28, 2018 10:02 am

Since 2014 ban, NGT teams report illegal mining in Meghalaya, local officials say no way to check if coal is old or new. When the NGT ban was ordered, Meghalaya’s annual coal production was nearly 6 million tonnes.

Dark places

December 28, 2018 12:26 am

Mining tragedy shines the light on unscientific coal extraction in Meghalaya. Government must urgently address the problem

Rat-hole mining rampant in Meghalaya despite NGT ban

December 25, 2018 2:16 pm

Four years after the National Green Tribunal ordered a ban on coal mining in Meghalaya, illegal practices continue unabated in the state, putting lives at risk every day.

Time running out, hope CIL acts on our plea for special pumps: Meghalaya CM on trapped miners

December 22, 2018 12:11 pm

The CM said the state government has written to the Coal India seeking their special pumps (high-power submersible pumps) to aid the rescue of the 15 miners in Lumthari area of East Jaintia Hills district.

Meghalaya govt sought a way around NGT ban on coal mining

December 17, 2018 6:54 am

At the time the NGT ban came into force, it is estimated that nearly six million tonnes of coal were being extracted annually from Meghalaya’s illegal mines.

Coal transport continues to face challenges: Ministry

November 28, 2018 1:09 am

According to the October 24 note of coal ministry, there will be a spurt in demand of coal transport through railways only. The ministry estimates that coal supply through road is unlikely to increase significantly.

Auction of 329 mines: Top 10 mineral rich states submit action plan to govt

November 08, 2018 4:15 am

Last month, the central government advised all the state governments to complete the exploration activities at 329 mines, which are expiring in 2020, by the end of this year.