Bhatadi Mine

From Global Energy Monitor

The Bhatadi coal mine is operated by Western Coalfield Limited, a subsidiary of Coal India, located in Bhatadi Village, Chandrapur District in Maharashtra state, India.


The satellite image below shows the area of the mine in Bhatadi village, Chandrapur District, Maharashtra.

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Background on Mine

The Bhatadi Opencast Coal Mine is a 1.465 million tonne-per-annum mine owned by Western Coalfields Limited, a subsidiary of Coal India Limited. The project in operation since 1998 has now expanded from 287.57 ha to 847.57 ha area, for which the Environment Clearance was granted on 19 May, 2005. The project involves displacement of 495 households located in a nearby village, the Public Hearing for which was held on 22 January 2001.[1]

Mine Details

  • Sponsor: Western Coalfield Limited
  • Parent company: Coal India Limited
  • Location: Bhatadi Village
  • GPS coordinates: 20.040833, 79.255000
  • Status: Operating
  • Production Capacity: 1.465 million tonne-per-annum
  • Total Resource:
  • Mineable Reserves:
  • Coal Type:
  • Mine Size: 847.57 ha
  • Mine Type: Opencast
  • Start Year: 1998
  • Source of Financing:
  • Permits and Applications: Environmental Clearance for expansion in production capacity to 1.465 MTPA, India MoEF&CC, 19 May, 2005

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