Polish companies may explore opportunities at commercial coal mining in India if conditions are right, said a minister from the eastern European country here on Monday.
State-owned Coal India Ltd (CIL) hiked thermal coal prices for both power and non- power consumers with immediate effect, a decision which electricity producers said would jack up energy prices by up to Rs 0.50 per unit.
A decision by an independent energy agency to reject the Trump administration’s plan to bolster the coal industry could lead to more closures of coal-fired power plants and the loss of thousands of jobs, a top coal executive said Tuesday.
The country’s largest electricity company will pay an $84,000 penalty and work to stop potentially toxic waste from three North Carolina coal-burning power plants from leaking into groundwater and nearby rivers under a deal with state regulators announced Tuesday.
Coal and iron ore dominated mining takeovers in 2017, Thomson Reuters data shows, with buyers favouring the heavily polluting devil they know over the uncertainties of a battery-powered future.
Asian benchmark thermal coal prices have pushed to their highest levels since 2016, fuelled by demand in China and loading delays in Indonesia that have ramped up shipping congestion outside major coal ports.
Singareni Collieries Company Limited (SCCL), a state-owned miner, today said it expects the coal production to touch 85 million tonnes per annum in the next five years as it plans to open up 12 new mines.
Looking to fast-track irrigation and other development works, the Centre has proposed to decentralise its power by increasing the ambit of state government authorities to grant environmental clearances (ECs) to projects involving irrigation and mining of non-coal minerals and minor minerals, including sand.
U.S. officials said Thursday that they misspoke when they recently announced they had approved an expansion of a Montana coal mine that would keep it operating for another 19 years.
The power ministry has asked the coal ministry to issue directions to Coal India Ltd to start coal supply to the winners of coal contracts auctions without waiting for approval from the power regulator Central Electricity Regulatory Commission (CERC).