District authorities on Friday visited the families of three of the 15 miners who are trapped, now for over a month, inside an illegal flooded coal mine in Meghalaya and expressed their “inability” to evacuate them.
The tragic death toll in Meghalaya’s coal mines offers only one conclusion: the coal mining sector should have been opened to commercial mining a while ago, and the government should be held accountable for why that has not been done.
Nearly 90% of the energy we use comes from burning of fossil fuels and natural gas reserves and at least 65% of this energy gets irreversibly wasted as dissipated heat — an alarming scenario as the global energy crisis looms.
Mahanadi Coalfields Ltd, one of the largest coal producing companies in the country, has lost about 20 million tonne of production so far this fiscal due to strikes and agitations at its mines.
Eastern Coalfields (ECL), a subsidiary of Coal India, Thursday said it produced 32.9 million tonne (MT) of coal in the first three quarters of the current financial year, registering a growth of nearly 17 per cent as compared to the year-ago period.
Nearly a month after 15 miners got trapped inside the illegal rat-hole coal mine in East Jaintia Hills district of Meghalaya, Navy on Thursday managed to recover a body from the illegal coal mine
Chairman-cum-Managing Director (CMD) of CMPDI, Shekhar Saran, talks about year 2018 and the future plans of CMPDI with The Pioneer. As he sat enjoying the winter sun in the morning with his wife Meeta Saran
The government Wednesday approved signing of a pact between India and Australia on mines safety. The approval was given by the Union Cabinet, chaired by Prime Minister Narendra Modi.
Railways and coal minister Piyush Goyal on Tuesday said there has been a significant increase in employment opportunities, but the current methods of data collection have failed to adequately capture this trend.
Coal Minister Piyush Goyal has written to Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik requesting speedy resolution of the issues that have caused an indefinite strike in the Talcher coalfields of state-run Mahanadi Coalfields Ltd (MCL) that has disrupted production.