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'Strict mechanism being put in place to control coal quality'

'Strict mechanism being put in place to control coal quality'

Last Updated: Thursday, July 10, 2014, 16:41

Adequate coal will be provided to power plants as extensive measures to augment domestic output and a strict mechanism to control the fuel quality are being put in place to end the impasse in the sector, the government said Thursday.

Sukhbir Singh Badal warns of food crisis if power plants don`t get coal

Last Updated: Wednesday, July 09, 2014, 19:06

Punjab Deputy Chief Minister Sukhbir Singh Badal Wednesday warned if uninterrupted supply of coal was not ensured for the state, it could lead to a food crisis as paddy plantation will be severely affected.

Economic Survey 2013-14: Speed up pvt sector entry in coal mining, CIL

Last Updated: Wednesday, July 09, 2014, 15:03

The government needs to fast track entry of the private sector in commercial coal mining and restructure state-run Coal India to augment production and reduce imports of the dry fuel that cost Rs 95,175 crore in FY'2014, the pre-Budget Economic Survey Wednesday said.

Coal production from captive mines likely at 53 MT in FY'15

Last Updated: Monday, July 07, 2014, 15:24

Coal production from captive coal blocks allocated to firms like SAIL, Sasan Power and Jindal Steel and Power Ltd is expected to reach 53 million tonnes (MT) in the current fiscal.

Gas blast traps 17 in China coal mine

Last Updated: Sunday, July 06, 2014, 11:05

At least 17 miners remain trapped in a coal mine in China after a gas blast, media reported Sunday.

Coal scams caused shutdown of 65000 MW of power projects:Goyal

Last Updated: Sunday, July 06, 2014, 01:49

Coal scams during the tenure of the "previous government" have adversely impacted the availability of coal forcing the power generation projects with collective capacity of 65,000 MW being shut in the country, Union Power Minister Piyush Goyal said here today.

Tata Power signs option deal to sell 5% in Indonesian coal miner

Last Updated: Saturday, July 05, 2014, 01:59

Tata Power Company Ltd said on Friday it has signed an option deal to sell a 5 percent stake in coal miner PT Kaltim Prima Coal (KPC) to a unit of Indonesian conglomerate Bakrie Group to reduce debt and improve cash flow.

Tata Power to sell 5% stake in an Indonesian coal company

Last Updated: Friday, July 04, 2014, 21:28

The company will sell its stake to Indonesian coal firm Bakrie Group entity.

June coal imports highest in 2014 as prices fall 

Last Updated: Friday, July 04, 2014, 17:26

India`s imports of thermal coal, used in power generation, rose 11 percent to 14.77 million tonnes in June.

US Ex-Im Bank weighs loan to major India coal project

Last Updated: Friday, July 04, 2014, 05:05

The U.S. Export-Import Bank is considering financing a massive coal-fired power plant in India despite the fact the Obama administration has called on domestic and global public lenders to stop funding coal-plants in his climate change strategy.

CIL misses output target in June; production at 34.5 MT

Last Updated: Wednesday, July 02, 2014, 15:44

CIL's output in the April-June period of the current fiscal was at 108.33 MT, while the target for the quarter was 113. 01 MT.

ICVL likely to submit $200 mn bid for Rio Tinto Mozambique

Last Updated: Tuesday, July 01, 2014, 20:24

The mines have estimated reserves of around 200 million tonnes of both coking and thermal coal.