Monthly Archives: December 2017

CIL looking to buy stakes in overseas coking coal mines

The government today said state-owned¬†Coal India¬†is hunting potential avenues for buying stakes in coking coal blocks overseas. In a written reply to Lok Sabha, Coal Minister Piyush Goyal said, “CIL (Coal India) is pursuing available opportunities for buying equity stakes … Continue reading

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Supreme Court allows use of petcoke by cement industry

The Supreme Court on Wednesday allowed the cement industry to use petroleum coke, a dirtier alternative to coal which had temporarily been banned as pollution levels shot up in Delhi last month. India is the world’s biggest consumer of petroleum … Continue reading

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