Category Archives: Coal

Nagaland’s estimated coal reserve at 410 million tonnes

Nagaland has a total estimated coal resource of 410 million tonnes (MT). This information was made available in a written reply to a question in Lok Sabha on March 7 last. The data provided is as per “The inventory of … Continue reading

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Congress suffers major setback in coal mining hub Jaintia Hills

In the run-up to the 2018 Assembly polls, people in the Jaintia Hills blamed the Congress for not doing enough to fight the ban and allow mining to resume in the state. As a pre-condition to restart mining in the … Continue reading

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Transportation of extracted coal in Meghalaya allowed till May 2016

Meghalaya Coal mine owners can finally heave a temporary sigh of relief after lawyers battled hard to ensure transportation of extracted coal will be allowed till May 15, 2016 with royalty payment being extended up February 15, 2016. The National … Continue reading

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Coal India Ltd finds few takers for coal in special e-auction

The coal ministry’s special e-auction scheme for 2015 had few bidders as companies found that the floor price fixed was too high, much above the current global prices. While there were eight companies participating in the bid, the auction nearly … Continue reading

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Meghalaya Coal transportation back to normal

In a relief to thousands of people dependent on coal for their livelihood, an expert committee constituted by the National Green Tribunal (NGT) has given consent for transportation of extracted coal under strict environmental guidelines in six districts of Meghalaya. … Continue reading

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