The 10th Wage Agreement of Coal Workers, which was pending from last year, was finalised by Coal India Limited and all the labour unions, with a 20 per cent increase in wages, new pension fund norms and a medical trust.
Coal imports rose by 9.5 per cent to 18.33 million tonnes (MT) in September, after having registered year-on-year decline for five months in a row, as some power plants faced fuel shortages.
Coal India Ltd., the world’s biggest producer of the fuel, reported its second straight year-on-year increase in monthly production following a surge in demand from power plants.
State-owned Neyveli Lignite Corporation has invited global and domestic firms to develop and operate its two coalmines with a production capacity of 20 MTPA in Odisha.
The Comptroller and Auditor General (CAG) in its report published in 2017 has accused the management of Rourkela Steel Plant (RSP) of SAIL for wasteful expenditure to the tune of `22.83 crore with unauthorised power supply to a contract firm.
The world’s largest coal miner, CIL, is lining up nearly Rs 8,500 crore as capital expenditure and Rs 6,500 crore for various other projects in the ongoing fiscal.
The world’s largest coal miner, CIL (Coal India Limited), is lining up nearly Rs8,500 crore as capital expenditure and Rs6,500 crore for various other projects in the ongoing fiscal.
A team of mines and fire experts would conduct fresh study on the status of the underground fire in the Dhanbad-Chandrapur railway line in Dhanbad Division of East Central Railway.
India is planning a simple, attractive system for auctioning coal blocks to private firms by the year end, a measure government officials believe will help accelerate the infrastructure industry and have a multiplier effect on the economy.
Union minister of railways and coal Piyush Goyal said the coal quality has significantly improved in the last three years in India.