Cluster No. 10 (BCCL)

From Global Energy Monitor

Cluster 10 (BCCL) is a group of six underground and opencast coal mines operated by Bharat Coking Coal Limited, a subsidiary of Coal India, with a combined capacity of 2.289 million tonnes-per-annum (MTPA) in Dhanbad, Jharkhand, India. In 2018, the cluster produced 0.757 million tonnes. [1]

The operating mines include: Bhowrah (North), Bhowrah (South), Sudamdih Incline, Sudamdih Shaft, and Patherdih. The mine Amlabad, Sudamdih Shaft, and Sudamdih Incline mines are currently closed.[1]


The map below shows the approximate location of the Cluster 10 coal mines, in Dhanbad, Jharkhand, India.

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Bharat Coking Coal Limited, a subsidiary of Coal India, operates the Cluster 10 coal mines.

Mine Details

  • Sponsor: Bharat Coking Coal Limited[1]
  • Parent company: Coal India
  • Location: Dhanbad, Jharkhand, India
  • Coordinates: 23.682072, 86.400834 (approximate)
  • Status: Operating
  • Capacity: Bhowrah (North) (0.689 MT); Bhowrah (South)(0.428 MT); Sudamdih Incline (0.117 MT); Sudamdih Shaft (0.241 MT); Patherdih (0.293 MTPA); Amlabad (0 MTPA).[1]
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  • Mining method: underground and opencast[1]

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