Belpahar coal mine

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The Belpahar coal mine is operated by Mahanadi Coalfields Limited, a subsidiary of Coal India, producing 7.51 million tonnes per annum, in the Ib Valley coalfield in Odisha state, India.[1] [2]

The company has been proposed integrating the mine with other surrounding operations to form the Integrated Belpahar-Lakhanpur-Lilari Project.

Location

The map below shows the exact location of the Integrated Belpahar-Lakhanpur-Lilari Project among the Ib Valley coal mines in Odisha state, India.

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Background on Mine

The Belpahar coal mines is part of the Ib Valley coal mines, owned by Mahanadi Coalfields Limited (a subsidiary of state-owned Coal India).[3]

Mine Details

  • Sponsor: Mahanadi Coalfields Limited
  • Parent company: Coal India
  • Location: Bandhabal, Jharsuguda district, Odisha state, India
  • Coordinates: 21.75, 83.8417 (exact)
  • Status: Operating
  • Production: 7.51 million tonnes per annum exisiting[4]
  • Mineable Reserves: 41.65 million tonnes[5]
  • In service: 1983
  • Coal type: Lignite
  • Mining method: Surface, Opencast
  • Source of financing:
  • Permits:

Articles and resources

References

  1. Mahanadi Coalfields Limited,Bioprofile of Projects, accessed March 16, 2020
  2. Environmental Clearance, January 2019
  3. Mahanadi Coalfields Limited 2013-14 Annual Report, pp. 20-21.
  4. Sandeep Pai and Hisham Zerriffi, A novel dataset for analysing sub-national socioeconomic developments in the Indian coal industry, IOPSciNotes, 4 January 2021.
  5. MCL - COAL RESOURCES/RESERVES AS PER UNFC, April 1, 2011]

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