Cluster No. 6 (BCCL)

From Global Energy Monitor

Cluster 6 (BCCL) is a group of four underground and opencast coal mines operated by Bharat Coking Coal Limited, a subsidiary of Coal India, with a combined capacity of 5.87 million tonnes-per-annum (MTPA) in Dhanbad, Jharkhand, India.[1]

The operating mines include: Bassuriya, East Bassuriya, Gondudih Khas Kusunda Colliery, and Godhur.[1]

Location

The map below shows the approximate location of the Cluster 6 coal mines, in Dhanbad, Jharkhand, India.

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Background

Bharat Coking Coal Limited, a subsidiary of Coal India, operates the Cluster 6 coal mines.

Mine Details

  • Sponsor: Bharat Coking Coal Limited[1]
  • Parent company: Coal India
  • Location: Dhanbad, Jharkhand, India
  • Coordinates: 23.80394, 86.377176 (approximate)
  • Status: Operating
  • Capacity: 5.87 MTPA total.[1] East Bassuriya (1.5 MTPA)[2]
  • Reserves:
  • 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 Central Mine Planning & Design Institute, Environmental Quality Report of Cluster VI, June 2018.
  2. Bharat Coking Coal Limited, Feasibility Report, January 2011.

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