Argada coal mines

From Global Energy Monitor

The Argada coal mines are a network of underground and opencast mines, operated by Central Coalfields Limited, a subsidiary of Coal India, producing 4.225 million-tonnes-per-annum, in the South Karanpura coalfield, Jharkhand state, India.[1]

The operating mines include: Argada, Gidi mines, Religara, and Sirka mines.[1]

Location

The map below shows the location of the Argada coal mines in the South Karanpura coalfield, Jharkhand state, India

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Background on Mine

The Argada coal mines are owned by Central Coalfields Limited (a subsidiary of Coal India).[1]

Mine Details

  • Sponsor: Central Coalfields Limited
  • Parent company: Coal India
  • Location: South Karanpura coalfield, Jharkhand state, India
  • Coordinates: 23.688736, 85.356277 (exact)
  • Status: operating
  • Capacity: Argada underground (0.085 MTPA), Gidi A opencast (0.5 MTPA), Gidi C opencast (0.6 MTPA), Religara (2 MTPA), Sirka opencast (1 MTPA), Sirka underground (0.04 MTPA).[1]
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  • Coal type:
  • Mining method: surface
  • Source of financing:

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References

  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 1.3 Central Coalfields Limited, Statutory Clearances, accessed March 23, 2020

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