Coal India Limited eyes coal mines in South Africa

Coal India Limited eyes coal mines in South Africa

As it gears up to meet 1 billion output target, state-owned CIL is planning to acquire coal mines in South Africa in partnership with local government amid falling prices of assets globally.

Adani's coal mine project in Aus gets environmental approval

Queensland state's Department of Environment and Heritage Protection (EHP) said it has issued a final environmental authority (EA) for Adani's Carmichael Mine project in the Galilee Basin.

Thirty-six workers killed in 2 coal mine accidents in China

Thirty-six coal mine workers have been killed in northeast China in two separate coal mine mishaps..

Govt approves mines to PSUs to sell coal to small industries

Govt approves mines to PSUs to sell coal to small industries

In a move aimed at enhancing energy security, the government Wednesday cleared allotment of coal blocks to PSUs for the sale of the fossil fuel mainly to medium, small and cottage industries and a policy for developing Underground Coal Gasification in coal and lignite areas.

Govt to auction 9 coal blocks in 4th round

Govt to auction 9 coal blocks in 4th round

Government has added another coal block to the list of mines to be auctioned in the fourth round next month, taking the total number of blocks on sale to nine.

Govt sets ball rolling for e-auction of eight coal mines

Govt sets ball rolling for e-auction of eight coal mines

The government has already mobilised over Rs 3 lakh crore in the first three rounds of coal auction and allotment.

Power plants with FSA and mines eligible for coal e-auction

The move is aimed at ensuring adequate availability of coal for electricity generation.

Mining giant Glencore reports $676 mn first-half loss

Swiss mining giant Glencore on Wednesday reported a first-half loss of $676 million (620 million euros), a performance hit by what the company called the worst commodities market since the financial crash of 2008-09.

Coal auctions: Round 3 set to begin on Tuesday

The government this week released the list of technical bidders for the first five coal mines up for bidding in the third phase of coal block auctions beginning on Tuesday.

Rs 762 cr may be invested in underground coal mines in FY'16

He further said that against the output target of 37.600 million tonnes (MT) from the underground mines in the last fiscal, Coal India produced 35.042 MT.

Sasan Power asks ministry to review order on mine capacity

Sasan Power asks ministry to review order on mine capacity

With government asking ReliancePower to restrict production from its coal mines in Moher and Moher Amlohri Extension blocks - linked to its Sasan UMPP - to 16 MTPA, Sasan Power has asked Coal Ministry to review its order.

GVK Coal under debt burden of $885 million

GVK Coal Developers, which owns mines in Australia, is burdened with USD 885 million of debt, according to GVK group's annual report.

Govt transfers ECs of 19 coal blocks of total 29 so far

Govt transfers ECs of 19 coal blocks of total 29 so far

The Centre has so far transferred the environment clearance (EC) of 19 coal blocks out of approved 29 mines from the earlier allottees to the new successful bidders including JSW Steel, GMR Chhattisgarh Energy, Jaypee Cement and Ambuja Cements among others.

Green panel defers clearance to NTPC's plant in MP

After detailed deliberations, the Expert Appraisal Committee (EAC) opined that the mandatory firm coal linkage is not available for the project as the environment clearance and forest clearance for the coal block are not available.

Govt to auction 10 mines in 3rd tranche by August: Coal Secy

Government on Thursday said it will auction 10 coal mines in the third tranche with reserves of 858.19 million tonnes for steel, cement as well as captive power plants and the process will be completed by August end.

Govt asks Reliance Power to restrict Sasan coal output

The government has asked Reliance Power to restrict production from its coal mines in Moher and Moher Amlohri Extension blocks - linked to its Sasan ultra mega power project (UMPP) - to 16 million tonnes per annum (MTPA) from the current 20 MTPA.

India douses century-old coal fires as Modi seeks output boost

The burning deposits of Jharia, in Jharkhand state, are particularly prized because they are the only source of top quality steelmaking coal in the country. India spends $4 billion a year on importing that grade alone. 

Govt transfers forest clearance from earlier allotee to Essar

Essar Power need not apply for fresh forest clearances for captive coal mines in Jharkhand as the government has transferred to it the approvals granted to the earlier allotee.

Govt plans to auction 11 coal mines soon

The government plans to soon auction about 11 coal mines which could not be sold in the first two phases of the recent coal block auctions.

Govt withdraws Coal Mines (Special Provision) Bill from Rajya Sabha, amid din

The withdrawal of the Bill had become necessary after Parliament gave its assent to the Coal Mines (Special Provisions) Bill, 2015.