Cluster No. 2 (BCCL)

From Global Energy Monitor

Cluster 2 (BCCL) is a group of five underground and opencast coal mines operated by Bharat Coking Coal Limited, a subsidiary of Coal India, with a combined capacity of 15.55 million tonnes-per-annum (MTPA) in Dhanbad, Jharkhand, India.[1]

The operating mines include: Block II mines, Jamunia, Shatabdi, Muraidih mines, and Phularitand opencast.[1]

Location

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

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Background

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 mines (4.45 MTPA), Jamunia (1.20 MTPA), Shatabdi (1.40 MTPA), Muraidih mines (5.50 MTPA), and Phularitand opencast (3 MTPA)[1]
  • Reserves: Block II mines (113 MT), Jamunia (7.2 MT), Shatabdi (39 MT), Muraidih mines (143 MT), and Phularitand opencast (53.45 MT)[1]
  • In service:
  • Permits:
  • Coal type:
  • Mining method: underground and opencast[1]

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References

  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 1.3 1.4 1.5 1.6 Paryavaran Bhawan,Cluster II, Ministry of Environment, Forests, & Climate Change, February 6, 2013.

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