Bellampalli OCP-II coal mine

From Global Energy Monitor

The Bellampalli opencast coal mining project-II is a 0.4 MTPA Opencast mine, operated by Singareni Collieries Company Limited, a subsidiary of Coal India, over a ML of 191.98 Ha in village Abbapur, Mandal Tandur, District Adilabad, State Telangana, India.

Location

The map below shows the approximate location of the Bellampalli opencast coal mining project-II in village Abbapur, Mandal Tandur, District Adilabad, State Telangana, India.

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Background on Mine

The Bellampalli opencast coal mining project-II is a 0.4 MTPA Opencast mine, operated by Singareni Collieries Company Limited, a subsidiary of Coal India. Till 2003 the mine operated as an underground mine over a ML of 66.15 Ha in village Abbapur, Mandal Tandur, District Adilabad, State Telangana, India. The project received the environment clearance for its conversion to opencast mine and in increase in ML area to 191.98 Ha on 11 September 2006 and was called Bellampalli opencast coal mining project-II.[1]

Mining operations were temporally stopped from November 2011 to 31 March 2016 due to want of forest land. Mining operations are restarted from 1 April 2016 after diversion of balance forestland and request for expansion in capacity to 1 MTPA is pending with the MoEF&CC.[2]

Mine Details

  • Sponsor: Singareni Collieries Company Limited
  • Parent company: Coal India Limited
  • Location: village Abbapur, Mandal Tandur, District Adilabad, State Telangana, India
  • GPS coordinates: Latitude 19.2094444, 19.2155556 Longitude 79.34805555555555, 79.36138888888888[2]
  • Status: Operating
  • Production Capacity: 0.6 MTPA[1]
  • Total Resource: 7.69 MT[2]
  • Mineable Reserves: 7.00 MT[2]
  • Coal Type: Non-coking coal[1]
  • Mine Size: 271.70 Ha hectares[1]
  • Mine Type: Opencast
  • Start Year: 2006[2]
  • Source of Financing:
  • Permits and Applications: Environment Clearance for Bellampalli opencast coal mining project-II, MoEF&CC India, 11 September 2006

Expansion Details

  • Status: Proposed
  • Size of Expansion: 1.0 MTPA
  • Permits and Applications:EC compliance report, April - September 2019, SCCL

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References

  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 1.3 Environment Clearance for Bellampalli opencast coal mining project-II, MoEF&CC India, 11 September 2006
  2. 2.0 2.1 2.2 2.3 2.4 EC compliance report, April - September 2019, SCCL

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