The fourth day of the Assembly’s six-day session on Wednesday saw heated exchange as the ruling National People’s Party (NPP) and opposition Congress leaders blamed each other for the delay in resumption of coal mining in the state.
high-level committee has been set up by Niti Aayog on mines, minerals and coal sectors to identify key challenges and negate their impact. The committee includes officials from steel, coal and mines ministry, public sector mining companies, with representation from the private sector.
Illegal coal mining has slowed down in the belts of Eastern Coalfields (ECL), with seizures taking place all over India to curb illegal election fundings. ECL is one of the country’s hottest beds for illegal coal mining
Four miners have been killed following mudslides at an illegal coal mine at Yonglok village in Longleng district of Nagaland, police said Monday.
The Supreme Court on Friday asked what action has been taken against the owner of the illegal coal mine located in East Jaintia Hills district in Meghalaya in which 15 miners are trapped since December 13.
As it seeks to diversify its sources of fuel, India is looking to get in on the ground floor of coal mining in previously unexploited deposits in Indonesian Papua.
Meghalaya Power Minister James K Sangma today said the state government is hopeful to bring about a resolution to lift the ban on coal mining in the state to ensure that the two thermal power projects, with an installed capacity of 740 MW, will not face difficulty.
A Colorado-based coal company with mines in Montana and Wyoming is considering restructuring options, including filing for bankruptcy protection, after seeing demand drop and dealing with more than $1 billion in debt.
In the wake of government opening up the coal mining to the private sector companies for commercial use, a parliamentary panel today said that state-owned CIL should review its areas of strength and weaknesses in order to remain competitive in the sector.
Opening up commercial coal mining for the private sector and allowing 100% foreign direct investment are likely to attract global miners to invest in India, a report said.