Cluster No. 5 (BCCL)

From Global Energy Monitor

Cluster 5 (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 4.85 million tonnes-per-annum (MTPA) in Dhanbad, Jharkhand, India.[1]

The operating mines include: Mudidih, Bansdeopur, Tentulmari, Sendra Bansjora, Kankanee, and Nichitpur. The Loyabad mine is currently closed.[1]


The map below shows the approximate location of the Cluster 5 coal mines, in Dhanbad, Jharkhand, India.

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Bharat Coking Coal Limited, a subsidiary of Coal India, operates the Cluster 5 coal mines.

Mine Details

  • Sponsor: Bharat Coking Coal Limited[1]
  • Parent company: Coal India
  • Location: Dhanbad, Jharkhand, India
  • Coordinates: 23.795532, 86.330604 (approximate)
  • Status: Operating
  • Capacity: Mudidih (1.553 MTPA), Bansdeopur (0.676 MTPA),Tentulmari (0.795 MTPA), Sendra Bansjora (1.8 MTPA), Kankanee (0.92 MTPA), Nichitpur (0.6 MTPA), Loyabad (0 MTPA).[1]
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  • Mining method: underground and opencast[1]

Articles and resources


  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 1.3 1.4 Bharat Coking Coal Limited, Cluster V Proposal for Amendment in EC, February 7, 2018.

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