Amera coal mine

From Global Energy Monitor

The Amera Coal Mine is operated by South Eastern Coalfields Limited, a subsidiary of Coal India, in the villages of Amera, Parsondi Kalan, Katkona, and Punputra in Tehsil Lakhanpur, District Sarguja, Chhattisgarh, India.

As of 2020, the mine is non-operational, producing 0 tonnes of coal.


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Background on Mine

The Amera Opencast Coal Mine Project is sited on a mining lease area of 668.184 ha. The project received its environment clearance for a capacity of 1 million tonnes per annum on 22 February 2005.[1]

The mine proposed an expansion in 2015 but there have been no public statements regarding those developments and it was likely shelved and now cancelled.

Mine Details

  • Sponsor: South Eastern Coalfields Limited
  • Parent company: Coal India Limited
  • Location: villages Amera, Parsondi Kalan, Katkona, Punputra in Tehsil Lakhanpur, District Sarguja, State Chhattisgarh, India[1]
  • GPS coordinates: 23.065899, 83.049535
  • Status: Operating[1]
  • Capacity:1 million tonnes per annum[1]
  • Production: 0 tonnes in 2020
  • Total Resource:
  • Mineable Reserves: 22.42 MT[2]
  • Coal Type: Subbituminous Non-coking coal
  • Mine Size: 668.184 Ha
  • Mine Type: Opencast[1]
  • Start Year:
  • Source of Financing:
  • Permits and Applications: Form 1 for Environment Clearance for Expansion of Amera Opencast Coal Mine Project from 1.0 MTPA to 2.0 MTPA, CPMDI, April 2015

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