coal mines

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

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

Chhattisgarh HC stays auction of non-coal mines under new Act, big industries relieved

The court after taking note of the issue in one such mine at Dantewada said that no third-party rights could be created on the given mines till the writ petition was disposed off.

published on : 27th September 2021

In a first, BCCL to use drones to assess risk near coal mines

JRDA officials said that they have been directed to conduct drone survey of the fire prone areas and get visual clippings so that actual status of the region could be ascertained. 

published on : 5th September 2021

Environmental public hearing on discussion of SCCL's proposed opencast coal mine concludes

The opencast coal mine will be developed by merging five underground mines (1 and 3, 2 and 2A, and 5).

published on : 16th July 2021

Rescue operation for trapped miners in Meghalaya called off due to rain

Six co-workers of the trapped miners escaped the tragedy as they were outside the mine at the time of the incident and they were escorted to their homes.

published on : 8th July 2021

NGT raps Chhattisgarh for not constructing road for transporting coal from mines

The NGT rapped the Chhattisgarh government for not constructing a road for transporting coal from mines to thermal power plants.

published on : 27th June 2021

Meghalaya coal mine mishap: No signs of miners, say rescuers as rain halts search operation

The excessive water, coupled with heavy rains for the past few days, made the task of the rescuers difficult.

published on : 4th June 2021

Second tranche of commercial coal mines auction gets tremendous response: Govt 

Coal Minister Pralhad Joshi launched the auction process in a programme held in New Delhi.

published on : 18th May 2021

14 Odisha coal mines to be auctioned

The Centre released its second tranche of auction for commercial coal mining offering 67 mines including 14 blocks from Odisha for sale.

published on : 26th March 2021
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