Coal quality

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

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.

Jul 10, 2014, 16:41 PM IST

Goyal meets top officials on coal pricing, quality

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

Jun 16, 2014, 15:47 PM IST

Coal quality issue by CIL comes to the fore again

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.

Jun 15, 2014, 19:58 PM IST

CIL to engage CIMFR for neutral coal quality for NTPC

Failing to reach a consensus on joint sampling, Coal India has decided to engage the newly formed national laboratory Central Institute of Mining and Fuel Research (CIMFR), Dhanbad, for neutral coal quality certification for supply to NTPC plants in the east.

Apr 23, 2013, 11:31 AM IST