Onus of coal quality ends at loading point – Coal ministry

Onus of coal quality ends at loading point – Coal ministry

Economic Times reported that in view of the continuing disputes between Coal India and power consumers over loss of quality of coal during transport, the coal ministry has reiterated that once coal in loaded on rakes the miner’s responsibility on the quality of coal ends.

No shortage of rakes: Railway officials

No shortage of rakes: Railway officials

Indian Railway officials on Thursday clarified that rakes of coal in Delhi are not a problem and there is no shortage of the same. Quoting a Central Electricity Authority (CEA) report, the officials said that the supply of rakes was well in balance with the requirement in the plants supplying power to the national capital.

Centre to help SCCL expansion

Centre to help SCCL expansion

Union Minister for Railways and Coal Piyush Goyal has assured government cooperation Union Minister for Railways and Coal Piyush Goyal has assured the Centre’s cooperation to Singareni Collieries Company Ltd

Coal loading in India up 19% in April-May: Coal Minister Piyush Goyal

Coal loading in India up 19% in April-May: Coal Minister Piyush Goyal

Loading of coal increased by 18.7 per cent during April-May to 431.5 rakes, Railway and Coal Minister Piyush Goyal said here on Wednesday. Addressing a conference, he said: “Currently, April-May coal loading has increased by 18.7 per cent. Loading has increased from 363 rakes earlier to about 431.5 rakes in April-May 2018.”

Govt. Order On Coal Supply May Hit Non-power Sectors

Govt. Order On Coal Supply May Hit Non-power Sectors

The government’s decision to prioritise coal supply to power plants will greatly hurt other industries dependent on coal such as cement and aluminium, according to industry players who had written to Railways and Finance Minister Piyush Goyal to voice their grievances.