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  • Is CBM a pipe dream at Mannargudi in TN?

    23 Jul 2013

    There is always a big difference between private enterprise which is motivated by profit but that still serves peoples’ needs, as against political actions that show great concern for public reaction... Read More.

  • CIL to hire consultant to assess risks to company

    23 Jul 2013

    State-run Coal India (CIL) will hire a consultant to assess the risks facing the company and its subsidiaries and develop a response strategy, according to its chairman, S Narsing Rao.

    "We ne... Read More.

  • A brand new role for coal

    23 Jul 2013

    Not very long ago the Fife, Lothian, Lanarkshire and Ayrshire coalfields were producing high grade coal for power stations and Scottish industry. Colliery winding gear was a symbol of Scotland’s rich... Read More.

  • Auctioned blocks may be sold only after output begins

    23 Jul 2013

    The government plans to bar the winners of the country's first auction of coal blocks from selling the prized asset or even diluting equity, until the mine is fully developed and production begins, as ... Read More.

  • Power sector idling capacities

    23 Jul 2013

    he thermal power sector is no longer complaining about chronic short supply of fuel, chiefly coal. Instead, it is idling capacities now.

    The reason: Not insufficient demand, but the inabilit... Read More.

  • Coal India plans to acquire assets in Botswana

    18 Jul 2013

    State-run Coal India LtdBSE -0.97 % (CIL) is exploring possibilities to own coalmines in Botswana that has one of the largest coal resources in the African continent.
     
    CIL... Read More.

  • Railways’ revenues from coal down 2.88% in June m-o-m

    17 Jul 2013

    India Coal Market Watch
     
    Indian Railways transported 42.33 million tons (mt) of coal in June 2013, down 1.46% from 42.96 mt in May 2013. 
     
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