NTPC plans to utilise the farm residue for power generation in its coal-fired power plants. Crop burning is one of the leading causes of air pollution in the Capital. Even as hapless citizens watch state governments shift blame for the national capital’s poor air quality, NTPC is moving ahead with its plans to play […]
China has given the go-ahead for a 15-million-tonne open-pit coal mine to be built in Inner Mongolia, the country’s top producing region, the latest in a string of approvals as Beijing seeks to ensure sufficient fuel supplies.
Coal India’s board last week approved the winning bids of a bunch of power producers including Adani Power, GMR Energy and KSK Energy that quoted the highest discount in electricity tariffs to receive coal from the state-run miner.
NCC Hyderabad, Dec 11 (PTI) Infra major NCC Ltd expects to start development and operation of Talaipalli coal block from 2019-20 onwards and contribute about Rs 190 crore to topline during the first year of its commercial operation.
Over a year after the world’s largest coal miner, Coal India Ltd (CIL), tried to secure self-sufficiency in obtaining explosives — a key component in scaling up production — the company continues to rely on third-party sources and has spent over Rs 1,609 crore so far in the current financial year.
Making a case for Coal India’s foray into metal and mineral mining, the government has said the state-owned firm being the biggest miner in the world would like to leverage the expertise for diversification.
Coal imports surged 40 percent to 19.18 million tonnes in November, mainly due to pick up in demand for winter restocking and low coal stock position in power plants.
Did Ex-PM Manmohan Singh Forgo Duties As Coal Minister? Deputy Approved Coal Block Allocation, Says Probe Report
Former Prime Minister Manmohan Singh was so keen to be kept at arm’s length from anything unsavoury either in the 2G or the coal block allocation scam, that he chose to depute his job as coal minister to his deputy TKA Nair. These are some of the many shocking facts that have been highlighted in the ML Sharma Committee report submitted to the Supreme Court earlier this year. India Today has accessed details of the report.
Coal traffic shipments, especially thermal coal, are yet to pick up at major ports. The signs of recovery in coal volumes, which were supposed to begin from the second half of this financial year, are still not in sight.
A special court will pronounce on December 13 its verdict in a coal scam case against former Jharkhand Chief Minister Madhu Koda, former Coal Secretary H C Gupta and others.