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Satellite Spots Massive Burst Of Methane From Russian Coal Mine

Satellite Spots Massive Burst Of Methane From Russian Coal Mine

Montreal-based GHGSat said one of its satellites, known as Hugo,' observed 13 methane plumes at the Raspadskaya mine in Siberia on January 14. The incident likely resulted in about 90 metric tons of methane being belched into the atmosphere in the space of an...

15 June 2022
India's Coal Production Rises 34% In May

India's Coal Production Rises 34% In May

Coal output in the corresponding month of the previous fiscal was 53.25 MT, as per provisional data of the Ministry of Coal.

08 June 2022

Coal Demand To Exceed Domestic Supply In This Fiscal

The development assumes significance in the wake of certain parts of the country grappling with power outages in the wake of a shortage of coal.

Chhattisgarh Tribals Protest Against Coal Mines In Hasdeo Arand Region

Chhattisgarh Tribals Protest Against Coal Mines In Hasdeo Arand Region

The areas cleared for mining are thickly forested and provide livelihood to Gonds and other tribes, besides sustaining huge biodiversity.

09 May 2022

Poland Coal Mine Blasts Kill 3, Injure 20; 7 Missing

The immediate rescue operation had to be suspended because of a fire.

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08 March 2022
Telangana Coal Mine Mishap: Rescue Efforts Continue

Telangana Coal Mine Mishap: Rescue Efforts Continue

Efforts are underway to rescue the remaining four people, including two officials. The rescue team is manually removing the debris, police said.


07 March 2022
Govt Asks Coal Sector To Enhance Production To Cut Dependence On Imports

Govt Asks Coal Sector To Enhance Production To Cut Dependence On Imports

Minister of State for Coal, Mines and Railways Raosaheb Patil Danve also noted that sustainable mining needs to be ensured to protect the environment and...


18 February 2022
Survival Of Certain Coal India Subsidiaries At Stake Without Price Hike, Says Chairman

Survival Of Certain Coal India Subsidiaries At Stake Without Price Hike, Says Chairman

In an effort to tide over inflationary pressure, the miner will likely raise prices after the assembly elections in five states, including Uttar Pradesh, in...


01 February 2022
Jharkhand: 3 Abandoned Coal Mines Collapse In Dhanbad, Many Feared Trapped

Jharkhand: 3 Abandoned Coal Mines Collapse In Dhanbad, Many Feared Trapped

According to the Superintendent of Police (Dhanbad-Rural) Reeshma Ramesan, the incidents happened during illegal mining and only the coal companies can specify...


28 January 2022
Cops Clash With Villagers In Bengal During Raid To Recover Pilfered Coal, Two Injured

Cops Clash With Villagers In Bengal During Raid To Recover Pilfered Coal, Two Injured

Tripathi insisted that his team was not carrying any lethal weapon during the operation, but villagers claimed that two residents of the area were injured in...


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27 December 2021
Adani Group To Start Exporting Coal From Australian Mines

Adani Group To Start Exporting Coal From Australian Mines

The firm had in July this year stated that it has struck coal and exposed the first of coal seams at the Carmichael project in Queensland.


24 December 2021
Coal: Leap in production, improved dispatches to stave off possible fuel shortages in 2022

Coal: Leap in production, improved dispatches to stave off possible fuel shortages in 2022

India’s coal production may soon have "sizeable leap" in 2022 with increased output mainly from Coal India. Various initiatives have been taken to to further...


13 October 2021
Union Minister Pralhad Joshi Downplays Coal Crisis

Union Minister Pralhad Joshi Downplays Coal Crisis

Union Minister For Coal Pralhad Joshi said there will be no problem in meeting the supply for power generation in the country.


31 May 2021
Five Persons Feared Trapped In Meghalaya Coal Mine

Five Persons Feared Trapped In Meghalaya Coal Mine

The incident occurred in Sutnga area of East Jaintia Hills district on Sunday. The miners got trapped after water flooded the mine, police said


22 January 2021
Six Killed In Meghalaya Coal Mine Accident

Six Killed In Meghalaya Coal Mine Accident

Five of the six deceased have been identified, the official said, adding, most of them are from neighbouring Assam.


22 January 2021
Jharkhand: Six Buried Alive As Roof Of Mine Collapses, 2 Rescued

Jharkhand: Six Buried Alive As Roof Of Mine Collapses, 2 Rescued

Around eight people were collecting mica scraps in Phulwariya area of Koderma on Thursday evening, when the roof of the mine collapsed


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15 December 2020
Farmer Turns Millionaire After Extracting Rs 60 Lakh Diamond In MP

Farmer Turns Millionaire After Extracting Rs 60 Lakh Diamond In MP

'This is God's gift. I will use the money from the proceeds for the education of my children,' said the farmer who found the 14.98 carat diamond in a mine


06 December 2020
China Coal Mine Accident: Death Toll Climbs To 23, One Person Rescued

China Coal Mine Accident: Death Toll Climbs To 23, One Person Rescued

The accident was caused due to leakage of carbon monoxide at the Diaoshuidong colliery in Southwest China


05 December 2020
18 Killed In Carbon Monoxide Poisoning In China's Coal Mine

18 Killed In Carbon Monoxide Poisoning In China's Coal Mine

The accident took place on Friday evening when workers were dismantling equipment in the pit with 24 workers trapped underground


27 September 2020
Carbon Monoxide Kills 16 In Coal Mine In Southwest China

Carbon Monoxide Kills 16 In Coal Mine In Southwest China

A total of 17 people were trapped in the mine, the Chongqing municipal government said on its social media account. One person was taken to a hospital, and the...


26 June 2020
Opinion | States’ Cooperation Vital For Success Of Revamped Mining Policy

Opinion | States’ Cooperation Vital For Success Of Revamped Mining Policy

Whether commercial mining of coal will eliminate import of coal remains to be seen, writes Anil Swarup


26 June 2020
Mine Your Own Business: Centre's Push For Self-Sufficiency In Coal Revives Debate Over Cost Of Development

Mine Your Own Business: Centre's Push For Self-Sufficiency In Coal Revives Debate Over Cost Of Development

The Centre may hope that opening up the coal blocks for commercial exploitation will bring in swift financial benefits for the country’s stagnating economy....


16 May 2020
Govt Allows Commercial Mining Of Coal, FM Says Rs 50,000 Crore To Be Spent On Infrastructure

Govt Allows Commercial Mining Of Coal, FM Says Rs 50,000 Crore To Be Spent On Infrastructure

This is being done to reduce import of substitutable coal and increase self-reliance in coal production, the Finance Minister said.


24 July 2019
1 Miner Killed, 3 Feared Trapped After Landslide At Coal Mine In Odisha

1 Miner Killed, 3 Feared Trapped After Landslide At Coal Mine In Odisha

The accident occurred between 11 p.m.-11.30 p.m. on Tuesday when a portion of earth broke loose trapping 13 workers and machinery at work at an open cast mine...


24 January 2019
Meghalaya Miner’s Body Pulled Out, 42 Days After 15 Workers Were Trapped

Meghalaya Miner’s Body Pulled Out, 42 Days After 15 Workers Were Trapped

The highly decomposed body was pulled to the water surface by an underwater remotely operated vehicle (UROV) and then taken out.


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