Bellora-Naigaon Mine

From Global Energy Monitor

The Bellora-Naigaon Deep Open cast mine of 1.25 MTPA capacity is located in village Bellora, Tehsil Wani, District Yavatmal, State Maharashtra, India.

Location

The satellite image below shows the area of the mine in Bellora village, Yavatmal District, Maharashtra.

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Background on Mine

The Bellora-Naigaon Deep Open cast mine of 1.25 million tonne-per-annum capacity is owned by Western Coalfields Limited, a subsidiary of Coal India Limited. This project is an expansion of the already operating project Naigaon OC Expansion project on 398.66 ha, Environment Clearance (EC) for which was granted on 2 February 2009. The new proposal is to expand the area from 398.66 ha to 626.17 ha and a depth of 170 mts. to achieve the peak capacity of 1.25 MTPA. The EC for the expansion was granted on 6 March, 2012.[1]

Mine Details

  • Sponsor: Western Coalfield Limited
  • Parent company: Coal India Limited
  • Location: Bellora Village, Yavatmal District, Maharashtra State, India
  • GPS coordinates: 19.976764, 79.088501
  • Status: Operating
  • Production Capacity: 1.25 MTPA
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  • Start Year: 1996
  • Source of Financing: Coal India Limited
  • Permits and Applications: Environmental Clearance for expansion in production capacity to 1.25 MTPA, MoEF&CC India, 6 March, 2012

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