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Tamil Nadu's power plants await coal from Odisha to go live

Sources in TANGEDCO said the Centre allotted Chandrabilla coal block to the State power utility in 2016 and the given period to excavate coal from the block was between 2016 and 2021.

published on : 23rd January 2022

BDL, Singareni workers’ unions extend support to Visakhapatnam steel plant agitation

Singareni workers president S Venkata Swamy said they resisted the attempts to privatise coal mines through a two-day agitation.

published on : 3rd January 2022

Centre launches fourth tranche of coal bed auction; 99 mines on offer

The government on Thursday launched the 4th tranche of auction of 99 coal mines including 24 new mines across 8 coal bearing states.

published on : 17th December 2021

22 trapped in flooded coal mine in China

Quoting officials, state-run Xinhua news agency said that an initial investigation showed that a total of 22 people were working under the ground at the time of accident.

published on : 16th December 2021

Coal production comes to a halt in Singareni as workers from all unions go on strike

Over 42,000 regular and around 25,000 contract workers of the company are participating in the strike against the auctioning of coal blocks

published on : 9th December 2021

Four feared trapped for two days in Jharkhand coal mine, NDRF to carry out rescue operations

Bokaro SP told that the NDRF team will start operations later in the day to rescue the four, who had entered the quarry for illegal mining.

published on : 28th November 2021

Survivor found in coal mine accident in Russia's Siberia 

Acting Emergency Minister Alexander Chupriyan said the man found in the mine was a rescuer who had been presumed dead.

published on : 26th November 2021

Singareni union issues strike notice against auction of coal blocks

The union also demanded enhancement of age from 35 years to 40 years for dependents of medically invalidated and deceased employees. 

published on : 26th November 2021

Coal mine fire in Russia's Siberia kills 11, dozens trapped

Russia's Investigative Committee has launched a criminal probe into the fire on charges of violating safety regulations that led to deaths.

published on : 25th November 2021

US bank BNY Mellon cuts ties with Adani's Carmichael coal mine in Australia

Adani Group, which rebranded its Australian mining business as Bravus Mining & Resources, is targeting the first shipment from Carmichael by year-end.

published on : 8th November 2021

Australia vows to sell coal 'for decades'

Demand for coal is expected to rise until 2030. "If we aren't to win that market, somebody else will," Australian Minister Keith Pitt said.

published on : 8th November 2021

Former coal company executives to go on trial for skirting rules

The four men, who worked for now-bankrupt Armstrong Coal, ordered workers at two Kentucky mines to rig dust-monitoring equipment to pass air quality tests, federal prosecutors said.

published on : 6th November 2021

Meghalaya activists who survived attack from coal mafia receive alleged threat calls

The duo – Agnes Kharshiing and Amita Sangma – lodged an FIR with the police, stating that they had received the threat calls on October 17

published on : 19th October 2021

Closure of some mines, inundation due to monsoon led to coal crisis: Pralhad Joshi 

The minister also discussed the issue related to the availability of land for mining at the meeting.

published on : 14th October 2021

20 killed, hundreds injured as quake rattles southern Pakistan

"There are reports that some 15 coal miners are trapped in a mine on the outskirts of the town due to the quake," officials said.

published on : 7th October 2021
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