Block B coal mine

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The Block B coal mine is an opencast mine, operated by Northern Coalfields Limited, a subsidiary of Coal India, producing 5.47 million-tonnes-per-annum, in Singrauli, Madhya Pradesh state, India.[1]

Location

The satellite image below shows the area of the mine in Singrauli District, Madhya Pradesh.

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Background on Mine

The Block B coal mine is operated by Northern Coalfields Limited, a subsidiary of Coal India Limited.

Mine Details

  • Sponsor: Northern Coalfields Limited[1]
  • Parent company: Coal India Limited
  • Location: Singrauli District, Madhya Pradesh, India[1]
  • GPS coordinates: 24.17502419, 82.56028175 (exact)[1]
  • Status: Operating
  • Production Capacity: 5.47 MTPA[1]
  • Total Resource: 87.67 MT[1]
  • Mineable Reserves:
  • Coal Type: Non-coking coal
  • Mine Size:
  • Mine Type: Surface
  • Start Year:
  • Source of Financing:
  • Permits and Applications:

Articles and Resources

Sources

  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 1.3 1.4 1.5 Ministry of Environment, Forests & Climate Change, Expansion of Block B Opecast Project, August 6, 2014

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