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Some Coal India mines may be run by foreign firms: Goyal

Some Coal India mines may be run by foreign firms: Goyal

Last Updated: Thursday, July 31, 2014, 19:48

Goyal said that the government had approved 15 projects for Coal India, with total combined annual capacity of 136 million tonnes.

Govt preparing draft policy on underground coal gasification

Govt preparing draft policy on underground coal gasification

Last Updated: Thursday, July 31, 2014, 18:05

The government is preparing a draft policy on underground coal gasification, Coal and Power Minister Piyush Goyal said on Thursday.

Action initiated to fill CIL's CMD post at earliest: Goyal

Action initiated to fill CIL's CMD post at earliest: Goyal

Last Updated: Thursday, July 31, 2014, 15:22

The CMD's post has been lying vacant at CIL since the resignation of Narsing Rao in June.

Rio Tinto sells Mozambique coal assets

Rio Tinto sells Mozambique coal assets

Last Updated: Wednesday, July 30, 2014, 17:25

A consortium of Indian state-run companies -- International Coal Ventures -- will take over the mines, and the deal will be finalised in the third quarter of this year.

ICVL to buy Rio Tinto's coal assets in Mozambique for $50 mn

ICVL to buy Rio Tinto's coal assets in Mozambique for $50 mn

Last Updated: Wednesday, July 30, 2014, 13:10

The acquisition will be the first of ICVL since its inception in 2009.

CoalMin to review status of formation of JV, SPV next week

Last Updated: Tuesday, July 29, 2014, 12:31

The Coal Ministry had earlier asked states to advise the companies that have been allocated mines to either form SPVs or JVs for projects.

Environment groups' concerns over Adani project exaggerated: Hunt

Last Updated: Tuesday, July 29, 2014, 11:31

Rebutting concerns raised by environmentalists on the approval of USD 16.5-bn coal and rail project of India's Adani Mining in Queensland, Australian environment minister Greg Hunt on Tuesday said the claims about its impact on Great Barrier Reef were "exaggerated".

Govt asks Coal India to cut e-auction volume

Last Updated: Monday, July 28, 2014, 14:40

The Coal India Board will be holding a meeting on August 12 to discuss the possibility of lowering e-auction quantity.

Adani's $16.5 bn Australian coal proj cleared, company welcomes decision

Last Updated: Monday, July 28, 2014, 12:39

Hailing the decision, Adani Chairman, Gautam Adani said: " We welcome the Minister's approval of the Carmichael Mine and Rail project, which takes us another step closer to delivering our multi-billion dollar mine, rail and port development".

Australia approves Adani's A$16.5 bn Carmichael coal project

Last Updated: Monday, July 28, 2014, 08:21

The Australian government on Monday approved Indian firm Adani Mining Pty Ltd`s A$16.5 billion ($15.5 billion) Carmichael coal and rail project in Queensland.

Coal India yet to sign fuel supply pacts with 12 power units

Last Updated: Sunday, July 27, 2014, 10:30

Tapering linkage is short-term fuel linkage provided to those consumers who have been allocated captive coal blocks but which could not be developed on time.

Reliance Power submits information on Sasan expansion to EAC

Last Updated: Saturday, July 26, 2014, 16:53

Reliance Power has submitted additional information on expansion of coal mining for its Sasan power project in Madhya Pradesh for obtaining environment clearance.