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JSPL expects Australian mining unit to turn the corner from June
Sat, 04 Feb 2023 00:00:00 GMT
The company will be investing in enhancing the production capacity as well as in coal beneficiation to counter the situation. The operations should come in the positive territory by June or July, Jha told ET. The investments required are not significant, he added.

Coal India arm MCL introduces drone technology in coal mines
Fri, 03 Feb 2023 00:00:00 GMT
The portal allows an authorised person to access real time drone video from the mine through a dedicated 40 Mbps internet lease line near the mines, the coal ministry said in a statement.

Govt receives bids for 32 mines in 6th round of commercial coal ...
Tue, 31 Jan 2023 00:00:00 GMT
Of the 32 coal mines bid for, 10 are partially explored and 22 are fully explored. The cumulative peak rated capacity of the fully explored coal mines is 85.62 million tonnes per year. One of the 32 mines is of coking coal, which is used mainly in production of steel. Most bids were placed for Gare Palma Sector IV/2 and IV/3 mines in Chhattisgarh, which are fully explored.

Ukraine: AMKR shuts down coke-oven batteries
Mon, 30 Jan 2023 09:36:32 GMT
On October 12, 2022, ArcelorMittal Kriviy Rih shut down coke-oven batteries Nos. 1 and 2. This will help decrease pollution by 2.5 thousand tons per year. In particular, emission of ammonia, hydrogen sulfide, benzene and phenol will be decreased. (Ukrainia

China opening up economy to aid India steel firms
Mon, 30 Jan 2023 00:00:00 GMT
The reopening of Chinas economy, which accounts for almost a fifth of the worlds GDP, would also open up a plethora of opportunities for the Indian steel sector. With the recovery expected to be supported by consumption, Indian steel manufacturers would be able to replace China in providing the product to other nations.9/ While China would also become a market, Indian manufacturers would also scale up production to meet increasing demand. Further, a fall in energy prices including coal

Coal India to produce sand using overburden rocks; likely to ...
Fri, 27 Jan 2023 00:00:00 GMT
CIL has envisaged to process the overburden rocks for sand production in mines where OB material contain about 60 per cent sandstone by volume which is harnessed through crushing and processing of overburden, the coal ministry said in a statement.

Ukraine: Pokrovskoye MG to launch new long face in March 2023
Wed, 25 Jan 2023 11:49:11 GMT
The Pokrovskoye Mine Group is preparing to launch for long faces. They will be gradually commissioned this year. The first long face to be launched will be the 9th northern face of the block No. 10. Its reserves exceed 1 million tons of coal. The first coal will be produced in March. (Ukrainia

Policy in works to draw private sector into coal gasification
Wed, 25 Jan 2023 00:00:00 GMT
The policy, aimed at providing capital subsidy, tax exemption and assured availability of coal, could be ready in two months, a senior government official told ET.

MMK to Invest in Environmental Protection
Wed, 25 Jan 2023 00:00:00 GMT
Steel producer Magnitogorsk Iron and Steel Works (MMK) has announced that it will invest RUB 26.8 billion ($455.2 million) in environmental protection this year. The main investments will be linked to the construction of new environmental protection facilities at MMK's by-product coke plant as part of its comprehensive overhaul. This will include the construction of coke oven battery No. 12. A total of around RUB 14 billion will be allocated to the projects. MMK's environmental program fo

Work on to have Coal-to-Methanol plants in India: Union minister ...
Tue, 24 Jan 2023 00:00:00 GMT
Methanol is a low-carbon hydrogen carrier fuel produced from high ash coal, agricultural residue, CO2 from thermal power plants and natural gas. Although slightly lower in energy content than petrol and diesel, methanol can replace both these fuels in the transport sector (road, rail and marine), the energy sector (comprising DG sets, boilers, process heating modules, tractors, and commercial vehicles) and retail cooking (replacing LPG partially, kerosene and wood charcoal.

Clean energy gains a foothold in India, but coal still rules
Mon, 23 Jan 2023 00:00:00 GMT
Thousands of farmers have been encouraged to take up solar power for irrigation in the agriculture-rich state as India aims to reach net zero by 2070. But livelihoods powered by clean energy are major outliers in the country thats the third-largest emitter of planet-warming gases in the world, and last year announced its biggest-ever auction for coal mines.

Coal part of India's base load energy: Adani Group
Thu, 19 Jan 2023 00:00:00 GMT
The role of coal was reiterated by Adani Enterprises, CFO, Jugeshinder Singh, when he was quizzed if use of coal for its power business could be a deterrent for international investors to invest in Adani Enterprises' follow-on public offer.

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