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CIL Board looks into third party sampling mechanism

CIL Board looks into third party sampling mechanism

Last Updated: Sunday, July 13, 2014, 11:02

The issue of coal quality last year had resulted in a standoff between the country's largest power producer NTPC and CIL.

Coal India starts production at 12 MTPA Jharkhand mine

Last Updated: Friday, July 11, 2014, 22:33

In its first major project in the recent few years, state-run Coal India (CIL) Friday kickstarted production at its 12 million tonnes per annum (MTPA) mine in Jharkhand, a move that would ensure increased supply to fuel-starved power projects.

'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.

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.

Govt contemplating auctioning 25 deallocated coal blocks

Last Updated: Tuesday, July 01, 2014, 14:26

The Coal Ministry is considering auctioning 25 captive coal blocks which where taken back from the companies due to their failure in developing them.

PowerMin seeks Goyal's help for coal supply to 9940 MW plants

Last Updated: Wednesday, June 25, 2014, 14:05

With Coal Ministry rejecting the Power Ministry's request to provide fuel to 9940 MW plants of companies like Essar Power, GMR and Power, the latter has sought intervention of Coal and Power Minister Piyush Goyal into the matter.

Govt asks CIL to improve performance to avoid restructuring

Last Updated: Tuesday, June 24, 2014, 14:06

The Power and Coal Minister Piyush Goyal has asked the state-run company to improve the quality of its coal by December 31, 2014.

Give details of 14 projects awaiting clearances: Coal Ministry to CCL

Last Updated: Monday, June 23, 2014, 16:16

The Coal Ministry has asked Central Coalfields Ltd, a CIL subsidiary, to provide details of its 14 projects that are awaiting clearances, including those pertaining to environment and forest.

Coal production more pressing problem than CIL restructuring

Last Updated: Thursday, June 19, 2014, 23:03

The Coal Ministry is more concerned about increasing coal production than restructuring Coal India, Union Coal and Power Minister Piyush Goyal said Thursday.

Heatwave boosts India coal imports: Report

Last Updated: Tuesday, June 17, 2014, 14:39

Coal feeds more than half India`s power generation and its share is growing despite a local shortage of the fuel.

Coal quality issue between NTPC, CIL may be resolved soon

Last Updated: Tuesday, June 17, 2014, 13:52

The issue of coal quality last year had resulted in a standoff between NTPC and Coal India.

Coal quality issue by CIL comes to the fore again

Last Updated: Sunday, June 15, 2014, 19:58

The quality of coal supplied by CIL has become a bone of contention again as the Power Ministry has alleged that stones and boulders are still being despatched even after introduction of third party sampling.