Chinchala-Chikalgaon Mine

From Global Energy Monitor

The 'Chinchala-Chikalgaon Amalgamated opencast coal mining project of 3.9 MTPA capacity has been proposed in Wardha Valley Coalfield and is located at Wani Tahsil in one end & extends upto block boundary of Chinchala & Pisgaon block in the Moregaon Tehsil of Yavatmal District, Maharashtra State, India.[1]

Location

The satellite image below shows the approximate location of the proposed mine in Wani Tahsil, Yavatmal District, Maharashtra.

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Background on Mine

The Chinchala-Chikalgaon Amalgamated opencast coal mining project of 3.9 MTPA capacity has been proposed in Wardha Valley Coalfield and is located in Wani Tahsil at one end & extends upto block boundary of Chinchala & Pisgaon block in the Moregaon Tehsil of Yavatmal District, Maharashtra State, India. The Western Coalfields Limited Board gave sanction to the project On 12 December 2012[2], following which generic ToR was granted from the MoEF&CC in 2014[1]. However, no further development has been reported on the mine since then.

Mine Details

  • Sponsor: Western Coalfields Limited
  • Parent company: Coal India Limited
  • Location: Wani Tahsil
  • GPS coordinates: Latitude 20.044444, 20.133333 Longitude 78.917222, 78.854444 (approx.)
  • Status: Cancelled
  • Production Capacity: 3.9 MTPA
  • Total Resource: 61.84 MT
  • Mineable Reserves:
  • Coal Type: Non-coking
  • Mine Size: 2344.88 ha
  • Mine Type: Opencast
  • Start Year:
  • Source of Financing: Coal India
  • Permits and Applications: Preliminary ToR granted at 21st EAC (Thermal and Coal Mining Projects) meeting, MoEF&CC India, 19 September 2014

Expansion Details

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Articles and Resources

Sources

  1. 1.0 1.1 Minutes of the 21st EAC (Thermal and Coal Mining Projects) meeting, MoEF&CC India, 19 September 2014
  2. An Overview 2012-13 Western Coalfields Limited

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