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Coal Mine Auctions | Current Affairs

 · Why in news? The Central government has launched the auction of 41 coal blocks for commercial mining. What is the decision? The decision was part of the announcements made by the Centre under the Atmanirbhar Bharat Abhiyan. The private players will be allowed to mine coal for commercial mining purposes, without any end-use restrictions.

Chhattisgarh approves auction of 17 coal blocks, triggers ...

Raipur/New Delhi: The Chhattisgarh Cabinet has approved auctioning of 17 out of 18 coal blocks identified by the Centre in the state, triggering concerns on the impact of mining activities in ...

Commercial coal mining: Day 1 of auction sees strong ...

 · Vedanta made highest bid for Radhikapur West mine at 21 per cent revenue sharing, the coal ministry said in a statement. The auction of coal blocks for commercial mining which kickstarted on ...

Coal Block Allocations and the 2015 Bill

 · Coal Block Allocations and the 2015 Bill. Earlier this week, Lok Sabha passed the Bill that provides for the allocation of coal mines that were cancelled by the Supreme Court last year. In light of this development, this post looks at the issues surrounding coal block allocations and what the 2015 Bill seeks to achieve.

How and why did the Government liberalize coal mining in ...

 · Nearly 50 mining blocks will be auctioned through an open and transparent auction process immediately. Centre has also simplified the clearance process for coal mining projects. The amount worth Rs.50,000 Cr will be spent on the infrastructure development for coal evacuation from the …

Coal mines auction: Centre revises list, 38 coal blocks to ...

 · NEW DELHI: The coal ministry on Thursday said it has revised the list of mines to be auctioned for commercial mining and now 38 blocks would go under the hammer instead of 41 mines announced earlier.

Coal Mining Business | Essel Mining

After successfully operating two Coal MDO projects at Bhubaneswari Coal Mining Limited (BCML) and Rajmahal Coal Mining Limited (RCML), EMIL has bagged another project —Madanpur South Mine. Madanpur (South) Coal Block was allocated by Ministry of Coal to APMDC (a Government of Andhra Pradesh State Undertaking), on 29th September, 2016 for ...

Turow: Vast Polish coal mine infuriates the neighbours ...

 · "The government''s inability to set a coal phase-out date blocks the transformation of the power sector, because it makes it difficult to get funding for …

OPINION: Why commercial coal mining is a much-needed ...

New Delhi: Seeking to lift the long shadow cast by the cancellation of 204 coal blocks by the Supreme Court in August 2014, the Government of India recently announced its intent to permit commercial coal mining in India. Coal mining has remained a government monopoly since 1973. Baby steps were taken in 2015 to open the sector with a few coal mines being auctioned to captive end-users.

MUTUNGA & ELMAWI

 · The exploitation of coal, a hard black road made up of 65-95 per cent carbon that burns when set alight, has a long history going back thousands of years. ... The first one was awarded to a Chinese company called Fenxi Mining in 2011, for blocks C and D, while the second, for blocks A and B, was awarded in 2015 to a consortium of two companies ...

Coal mining in the UK: Where mines are still being ...

 · Coal mining in the UK. For decades, coal mining in the UK was the backbone of the economy and stimulated regions including the North of England, Midlands, Wales and Scotland by employing hundreds of thousands of people. In 1981, the country was producing 128 million tonnes of coal …

Burning for Bitcoin – Pittsburgh Post-Gazette Interactive

 · Just as mining coal or gold is a matter of who gets to the commodity first, so too is digital mining, where computers race against each other to be the first to validate a block of transactions and win their reward. With each new computer vying for the prize, the algorithm adjusts to make getting it …

India''s Largest Coalfield To Become Larger, Green Cover ...

 · Most of the opencast coal mining planned for the area is set to degrade the topsoil by drilling and causing massive in-depth blasting of the mining zone. Close to 32,000 acres (130 square kilometres) of land including 1,384 acres of forest land in the nine coal blocks in Odisha have been chosen for allocation for commercial mining. Experts ...

Coal mining blocks: Report suggests Tatas, Jindals, NTPC ...

 · NEW DELHI: The UPA government appeared to stave off a fresh crisis on Thursday after the national auditor played down suggestions of a Rs 10.7-lakh crore revenue loss to the exchequer due to faulty allocation of coal mining blocks. A leaked draft report of the Comptroller and Auditor General alleged that by not auctioning mines allotted to private and state-run firms, the government may have ...

Ottawa blocks development of controversial proposed ...

 · Benga Mining Limited has said the proposed metallurgical coal mine in the Crowsnest Pass area would create hundreds of jobs and produce up to 4.5 million tonnes of coal per year over a mine life ...

The vast European mine infuriating the neighbours

 · "The government''s inability to set a coal phase-out date blocks the transformation of the power sector, because it makes it difficult to get funding for …

''Modi Govt Talks Clean Energy But Boosts Coal Mining ...

 · India recently held its second round of coal block auctions offering 67 blocks against which it had received interest for only 19 coal mines. During the first round, wherein 38 blocks were up for grabs, only 20 managed to be auctioned. It is the first time since the 1970s that coal blocks have been up for auction.

Coal – Official Minecraft Wiki

Coal is a mineral item mainly obtained by harvesting coal ore. It is used as fuel, for crafting torches and campfires, or for trading with villagers. 1 Obtaining 1.1 Chest loot 1.2 Mining 1.3 Mob loot 1.4 Crafting 1.5 Smelting 2 Usage 2.1 Crafting ingredient 2.2 Fuel 2.3 Trading 3 Data values 3.1 ID 4 Achievements 5 History 6 Issues Coal ore are mined using a pickaxe and drops 1 piece of coal ...

Wyoming stands up for coal with threat to sue states that ...

 · Wyoming is America''s largest coal-producing state, digging up nearly 40% of the coal produced nationally each year. The state is heavily dependent upon revenues from mining to …

Coal mining and transportation

 · Mining coal . Coal miners use large machines to remove coal from the earth. Many U.S. coal deposits, called coal beds or seams, are near the earth''s surface, while others are deep underground.Modern mining methods allow coal miners to easily reach most of the nation''s coal reserves and to produce about three times more coal in one hour than in 1978.

PM Modi launches auction process for 41 coal blocks for ...

 · Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday launched the auction process for 41 coal blocks for commercial mining, a move that opens India''s coal sector for private players, and termed it …

Free coal blocks reduced productivity, benefited top ...

 · Commercial mining: Vedanta, Hindalco among 20 bidders for coal blocks; Vedanta emerges successful bidder for coal block in Odisha during re-bid; Nalco gets mining lease for Utkal-E coal block in Odisha; Vedanta wins Radhikapur west coal block in Odisha; Government engages consultant to assist coal block allottees

Coal Block Auction: Latest News, Photos, Videos on Coal ...

 · A week after India launched the auction process for coal blocks for commercial mining, UN Secretary General Antonio Guterres has said there is no reason for any country to include coal …

Coal mining and community activism in India

 · In 2019, the FAC awarded a further clearance of mining the Parsa Coal block, located in the northern Chhattisgarh''s Hasdeo Arand''s forest. More than 2,000 acres of forest land will be stripped for further coal mining. Parsa is only one of the 30 mapped mines in the rich Hasdeo Arad region—the largest intact forest area remaining in India.

Why Coal is Still So Important for the Indian Economy

 · As mentioned above, the push to denationalise the coal sector began in 2015; it accelerated in 2018 when the Government allowed commercial mining by private entities. Companies engaged in iron, steel, power and coal washing were allowed to bid for coal blocks. (Coal blocks are geographical areas where a company is allowed to mine).

Recommendations for reforms in India''s coal mining space

 · The policy of demarcating smaller blocks to diversify operational risk into multiple mining agencies not only blocks coal in barriers but limits scale of operations too.