Barka Sayal coal mines

From Global Energy Monitor

The Barka Sayal coal mines are a network of opencast and underground mines, operated by Central Coalfields Limited, a subsidiary of Coal India, producing more than 10 million-tonnes-per-annum, on the South Karanpura coalfield in the Ramgarh district Jharkhand state, India.[1][2]

The operating mines include: Bhurkunda mines, Central Saunda, North Urimari Birsa, Saunda mines, Sayal "D", Urimari mines.

Location

The map below shows the location of the Barka Sayal coal mines on the South Karanpura mines, in Ramgarh district, Jharkhand state.

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Background on Mine

The network of coal mines on the South Karanpura coalfield are owned by Central Coalfields Limited (a subsidiary of Coal India).[3][2] There are numerous surface and underground mines on the South Karanpura coalfield.


Mine Details

  • Sponsor: Central Coalfields Limited
  • Parent company: Coal India
  • Location: Ramgarh district, Jharkhand state, India
  • Coordinates: 23.701948, 85.293923 (exact)
  • Status: Operating/propsed expansion
  • Capacity: Bhurkunda opencast (1.75 MTPA), Bhurkunda underground (0.3 MTPA), Central Saunda underground, Saunda underground, Saunda "D" underground (0.093 MTPA), Sayal "D" underground (1 MTPA), Urimari opencast (4 MTPA), Urimari underground (0.36 MTPA).
  • Reserves: 143 MT [4]
  • In service:
  • Permits:
  • Coal type:
  • Mining method: Surface and underground
  • Source of financing:

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References

  1. Areas, Central Coalfields Limited website, accessed May 2015.
  2. 2.0 2.1 Coal Directory of India 2012-13, Ministry of Coal, 2014, p. 2.8.
  3. Areas, Central Coalfields Limited website, accessed May 2015.
  4. MSTC E Commerce, Tokisud North Mine, accessed March 25, 2020

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