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CIL's arm gets green nod for 2 coal projects in Maharashtra

Coal India's subsidiary Western Coalfield Ltd has been accorded environmental clearances for expansion of its two coal mining projects in Maharashtra at an estimated investment of about Rs 181 crore.

Adani defends Queensland mine project in Australian court

The Land Court heard that the burning of coal would risk the climate to a dangerous level while its extraction would not directly affect the Great Barrier Reef -- a world heritage site.

SBI to turn down Adani's $1 billion loan request: Sources

SBI to turn down Adani's $1 billion loan request: Sources

State Bank of India (SBI)is preparing to turn down a $1 billion loan request from Adani Enterprises intended for a $7 billion coal project in Australia, scrapping a preliminary deal signed last year, sources with direct knowledge of the move said.

Making efforts to settle project related issues: CoalMin to PMO

The Coal Ministry has informed the PMO that it is making all efforts to resolve the issues related to various mining projects at the central as well as state level.

Govt to launch e-platform like PMG to facilitate coal projects

The Coal Ministry is set to launch within a fortnight an electronic platform to address all regulatory hurdles related to coal mines that would be on the pattern of Prime Minister's Project Monitoring Group.

Coal import into India has financial risks: Report

A new report of Institute for Energy Economics and Financial Analysis (IEEFA) says that International coal projects relying on new import markets such as India were facing financial risks.

'Inquire retired officers joining pvt cos in violation of law'

The Standing Committee on Coal and Steel also wanted the Ministry of Coal to immediately conduct an inquiry into the matter.

Coal mines allotment most non-transparent: Par Panel

"The Committee had observed that most non-transparent procedure was adopted from 1993-2010 for allocation of coal blocks," the Standing Committee on Coal and Steel said in its 42nd report.

Govt seeks comments on draft bid on mines to be auctioned

The development comes in the backdrop of the government drawing flak from various quarters for irregularities in mines allocation.

Centre to make stand clear in SC on deallocation of coal block

The Centre on Thursday told the Supreme Court that it would make its stand clear next week on cancelling coal blocks allocation to private companies after 2005.

Govt sets up co-ordination panel to speed up coal projects

The constitution of the Committee comes at a time when state-owned Coal India (CIL), which accounts for over 80 per cent of the domestic coal production, is awaiting environment and forestry clearances pertaining to its 241 projects.

Adani's project, among others, up for environmental nod in Australia

The projects include those led by global mining firms such as Anglo American, Adani Enterprises Ltd, Glencore Xstrata.

CCI may take up NTPC's North Karanpura, 12 coal projects Wednesday

The meeting will also discuss measures to expedite three critical rail projects, according to sources.

Delay in green nod to coal projects can impact economy: Panel

Production of coal has been seriously affected and it is "nation's loss," the panel said, strongly recommending that the forest clearance and environment clearance should be given as quickly as possible.

PMO push to coal production: 12 projects to get green nod

As the country battles coal shortage, the Prime Minister's Office on Friday sought to give a push to its production by directing the Environment Ministry to grant clearances to 12 projects which would lead to an additional output of 10 million tonnes per year.