Block II mines

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The Block II mines are underground and opencast coal mines operated by Bharat Coking Coal Limited, a subsidiary of Coal India in Dhanbad, Jharkhand, India.[1] They are located in Cluster 2.

The mines have a combined capacity of 4.5 million tonnes, but produced only 1.65 million tonnes in 2019.


The map below shows the approximate location of the Cluster 2 coal mines, in Dhanbad, Jharkhand, India.

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Bharat Coking Coal Limited, a subsidiary of Coal India, operates the Cluster 2 coal mines.[1]

Mine Details

  • Sponsor: Bharat Coking Coal Limited[1]
  • Parent company: Coal India
  • Location: Dhanbad, Jharkhand, India
  • Coordinates: 23.781738, 86.227241 (approximate)
  • Status: Operating
  • Capacity: Block II opencast mine (4 MTPA), Block II underground mine (0.45).[1]
  • Reserves: Block II opencast (102.16 MT), Block II underground (10.63 MT).[1]
  • In service:
  • Permits:
  • Coal type: Bituminous
  • Mining method: underground and opencast[1]

Articles and resources


  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 1.3 1.4 1.5 Paryavaran Bhawan,Cluster II, Ministry of Environment, Forests, & Climate Change, February 6, 2013.

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