Cluster No. 14 (BCCL)

From Global Energy Monitor

Cluster No. 14 (BCCL) is a pair of coal mines operated by Bharat Coking Coal Limited, a subsidiary of Coal India, with a combined capacity of 0.4 million tonnes-per-annum (MTPA) in Dhanbad, Jharkhand, India.

The operating mine is Lohapatti underground. The Lohapatti opencast mine is currently proposed.[1]


The map below shows the approximate location of the Lohapatti coal mine in Cluster 14, in Dhanbad, Jharkhand, India.

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

Mine Details

  • Sponsor: Bharat Coking Coal Limited
  • Parent company: Coal India
  • Location: Dhanbad, Jharkhand, India
  • Coordinates: 23.741811, 86.351874 (approximate)
  • Status: Operating and Proposed
  • Capacity: 0.4 MTPA (Total) - Lohapatti underground (0.03 MTPA); Lohapatti opencast (0.375 MTPA).[2]
  • Reserves: 9 MT[3]
  • In service:
  • Permits:
  • Coal type:
  • Mining method: underground and opencast

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