Central Coalfields Limited (CCL), a subsidiary of the state-owned Coal India Limited (CIL), has launched a testing procedure to monitor alcohol addiction among its employees.
Citing national security concerns, US President Donald Trump’s administration is working on a fresh plan to subsidize coaland nuclear plants, a move critics say is unnecessary and will drive up energy costs.
Mitsui & Co will hold on to its 20 percent stake in the Kestrel coking coal mine in Australia even after the planned sale of Rio Tinto’s 80 percent stake in the mine, a spokesman for the Japanese trading house said on Friday.
China’s smog-prone Hebei province plans to phase out 12.17 million tonnes of coal capacity at 22 mines in 2018, accounting for 13 percent of its total capacity, local authorities said in a statement on Friday.
More than 10,000 people (above 25 years) in Maharashtra die prematurely every year due to toxic emissions from thermal power plants, which is the highest in the country. Nationally the figure is nearly 80,000 adults.
The shortage of domestic coal in the face of high demand from its thermal power plants has forced the State government to import it since October last year.
South Korea’s imposition of a strict sulphur cap on its imported coal is likely to cause ripples across Asia’s markets for the polluting fuel, both in the short and longer terms.
Power Minister RK Singh said Coal India has given assurances of meeting the power ministry’s coal demands, and said he was in regular touch with the ministry of coal and ministry of railways, regarding the shortage of coal.
Norway’s $1 trillion wealth fund could face stricter limits on coal investments down the road, but a previously united push by the opposition to make it happen is showing cracks.
After a long time, Coal India (CIL) has reported a decent set of numbers. It posted a 7 percent year-on-year growth in coal offtake and spurt in realisations that led to 10 percent YoY growth in sales during FY18.