Cluster No. 3 (BCCL)

From Global Energy Monitor

Cluster 3 (BCCL) is a group of seven underground and opencast coal mines operated by Bharat Coking Coal Limited, a subsidiary of Coal India, with a combined capacity of 3.6 million tonnes-per-annum (MTPA) in Dhanbad, Jharkhand, India.[1]

The operating mines include: New Akashkinaree mines, Block IV/ Kooridih mines, Govindpur, Jogidih, Maheshpur. The South Govindpur and Teturiya collieries are currently closed.[1]

Location

The map below shows the exact location of the Cluster 3 coal mines, in Dhanbad, Jharkhand, India.

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Background

Bharat Coking Coal Limited, a subsidiary of Coal India, operates the Cluster 3 coal mines.[1]

Mine Details

  • Sponsor: Bharat Coking Coal Limited[1]
  • Parent company: Coal India
  • Location: Dhanbad, Jharkhand, India
  • Coordinates: 23.800453, 86.276944 (exact)
  • Status: Operating
  • Capacity: New Akashkinaree mines (1 MT), Block IV/ Kooridih mines (1.1 MT), Govindpur (0.14 MT), Jogidih (0.224 MT), Maheshpur (0.07 MT), South Govindpur (0 MT), Teturiya Colliery (0 MT).[1]
  • Reserves: New Akashkinaree mines (17 MT), Block IV/ Kooridih mines (17.396 MT), Govindpur (5.95 MT), Jogidih (10.5 MT), Maheshpur (18.82 MT).[1]
  • In service:
  • Permits:
  • Coal type:
  • Mining method: underground and opencast[1]
  • Source of financing:

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References

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

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