Cluster No. 13 (BCCL)

From Global Energy Monitor

Cluster No. 13 (BCCL) is a group of underground coal mines operated by Bharat Coking Coal Limited, a subsidiary of Coal India, with a combined capacity of 0.5 million tonnes-per-annum (MTPA) in Dhanbad, Jharkhand, India.

The operating mines include Murlidih 20/21 pits. The Bhatdih and Moonidih mines are currently closed.[1]


The map below shows the exact location of the Moonidih coal mine in Cluster 13, in Dhanbad, Jharkhand, India.

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Bharat Coking Coal Limited, a subsidiary of Coal India, operates the Cluster 13 coal mines.[1]

Mine Details

  • Sponsor: Bharat Coking Coal Limited
  • Parent company: Coal India
  • Location: Dhanbad, Jharkhand, India
  • Coordinates: 23.741811, 86.351874 (exact)[1]
  • Status: Operating
  • Capacity: Murlidih 20/21 pits (0.18 MTPA), Bhatdih (0 MTPA), and Moonidih mines (0 MTPA).[1]
  • Reserves:
  • In service:
  • Permits:
  • Coal type:
  • Mining method: underground[1]

Articles and resources


  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 1.3 1.4 BCCL, WJ Area, Overview, accessed March 30, 2020

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