Kolkata, Jan. 9
Birla Corporation Ltd said that the Union Ministry of Coal (MOC) has de-allocated Bikram coal block in Madhya Pradesh, allocated earlier for its captive use.
In a January 7 communication,...
New Delhi, Jan. 8
Govt asks States to apply for coal blocks by Jan 10
New Delhi, Jan 3
The Coal Ministry on Friday said it has de-allocated a coal block in Chhattisgarh allocated to Rathi Udyog Ltd, now known as Rathi Steel and Power Ltd.CBI had earlier registered FIR against...
Kolkata, Jan. 1
If key green clearances do not arrive immediately, two of its largest mines in Talcher will come to a grinding halt in February, leading to a loss of another 8 mt in production. »
New Delhi, Dec. 30
Private players, such as Monnet Ispat, Jindal Steel and Tata Steel, whose captive coal blocks have been taken away by the Government after they failed to start production within the stipula...
Kolkata, Dec 29
Coal India is likely to adopt the public-private partnership (PPP) model to harness the coal bed methane (CBM) opportunity from its existing mines.“Coal India is unlikely to invest in devel...
Mumbai, Dec 27
Shares of Reliance Power today rose by nearly 3 per cent on the possibility of CBI closing its preliminary enquiry to probe coal block allocation to a power project in Sasan in Madhya Pradesh run...
Kolkata, Dec. 25
During 2005-2009, the Centre took two major initiatives in the coal sector ostensibly to mitigate the energy crisis but only to leave coal and power sectors in a mess. First, the Governm...
New Delhi, Dec. 24
To be offered on revenue per tonne basis
Kolkata, Dec. 21
Fears more penalty over fuel supply failure if all planned power plants come up »
New Delhi, Jan 9
The Centre today admitted before the Supreme Court that something went wrong with the coal blocks allocation and that it could have been done in a more refined manner.
“We took decision i...
New Delhi, Jan 8
The Supreme Court today said huge investment made by companies in coal blocks without getting clearance cannot be a ground for not cancelling licences and asked the Centre to respond whether it in...
New Delhi, Jan 2
Coal Minister Sriprakash Jaiswal has informed the Bihar government that the ministry has identified some coals blocks to be allocated to the power producers through tariff-based competitive biddin...
New Delhi, Jan 1
The Coal Ministry will seek approval from the Cabinet Committee on Investment (CCI) to fast-track development of allocated mining blocks where no cases are pending.
The development follow...
Bhubaneswar, Dec 29
JSPL has requested Odisha government to protect coal blocks allocated to industries in the State and said its 6 mtpa steel mill at Angul is all set to be commissioned by January end next year....
New Delhi, Dec 27
The government has identified four coal blocks to be allocated to power producers on tariff-based bidding and has invited applications for it.“Four coal blocks have been identified for allo...
New Delhi, Dec 26
In a major relief to power plant developers such as Sterlite Energy, KSK Mahanadi Power, GMR Energy and the Chhattisgarh Power Project, the Government has allowed temporary coal supplies to their...
New Delhi, Dec 25
The Coal Ministry has issued show-cause to eight firms including Hindalco Industries and Mahanadi Coalfields, and sought explanation from five firms such as JSW Steel, Tata Steel and Power Finance...
New Delhi, Dec. 24
The Cabinet Committee on Economic Affairs (CCEA) is likely to take up a Coal Ministry proposal on Thursday for extension of tapering linkages beyond three years.
Tapering linkage is a mec...
New Delhi, Dec 19
The Cabinet Committee on Economic Affairs on Thursday allowed Coal India Ltd to explore coal bed methane (a form of gas found in coal beds) in its existing mines. This puts to end the ye...