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

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 to review 27 coal mines next week

Last Updated: Friday, June 13, 2014, 23:25

With the country reeling under fuel shortages, the government will next week review 27 captive coal blocks allocated to firms like NTPC, Sasan Power and SAIL, which have not yet reached peak capacity or which are likely to start production in the current fiscal.

Illegal coal mining will be stopped at any cost: Jharkhand DGP

Last Updated: Saturday, May 31, 2014, 21:43

Instructions have been given to the SPs of five districts to control illegal coal mining in their areas, Jharkhand police Chief Rajiv Kumar said on Saturday.

NTPC to start coal mining from Jharkhand block by March

Last Updated: Sunday, May 25, 2014, 11:05

NTPC, the country's largest power producer, will foray into coal mining by starting production at its Chatti-Bariatu mines in Jharkhand.

Turkey charges mining company CEO, two more, over disaster

Last Updated: Tuesday, May 20, 2014, 13:30

Turkey has charged three more people with manslaughter over the country`s worst mining disaster, including the CEO of the company operating the pit, reports said today.

Students occupy Istanbul university over mining disaster

Last Updated: Sunday, May 18, 2014, 20:40

"This faculty is occupied," reads a huge banner hanging from the mining department of an Istanbul university, where Turkish students have been holding all-night vigils over a devastating mine disaster that claimed over 300 lives.

Turkey mine accident: Police fire tear gas at protesters

Last Updated: Saturday, May 17, 2014, 09:08

Tear gas and water cannon were fired by Turkish police on Tuesday after thousand of protesters protesting against the death of at least 282 miners.

Babulal Marandi demands CBI probe into Jharkhand`s illegal coal mining

Last Updated: Wednesday, May 14, 2014, 23:04

Former chief minister and president of JVM-P Babulal Marandi Wednesday demanded a CBI probe into the illegal coal mining in the state.

MoEF may take up Hindalco's coal proj for clearance next week

Last Updated: Friday, April 25, 2014, 16:21

The Environment Ministry may meet next week to take up the issue of granting clearance for diversion of forest land pertaining to Hindalco's coal mining project in Odisha.

Govt decides to deduct BG of Chaman Metallics for mine delays

Last Updated: Friday, March 28, 2014, 14:37

The decision was taken by the coal ministry following the recommendations of an inter-ministerial group (IMG) on coal blocks.

Cabinet note on implementing GoM suggestions on coal mining

Last Updated: Tuesday, March 04, 2014, 17:11

Acute coal shortage in the country is affecting various sectors, including power.

Mining giant BHP`s first-half profit soars 83%

Last Updated: Tuesday, February 18, 2014, 08:45

Global mining giant BHP Billiton said Tuesday first-half net profit soared 83 percent to USD 8.1 billion on the back of strong production across its iron ore, coal and petroleum businesses.