Gangaramchak & Gangaramchak-Bhadulia coal mine

From Global Energy Monitor

The Gangaramchak & Gangaramchak-Bhadulia coal mine is a 1 million ton-per-annum (MTPA) coal mine, operated by West Bengal Power Development Corporation, a state-owned company of the State of West Bengal, in Burdwan, West Bengal, India.

Location

The map below shows the approximate location of the mine, near Birbhum, West Bengal, India.

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Background on Mine

The Gangaramchak & Gangaramchak-Bhadulia coal mine is operated by West Bengal Power Development Corporation, a state-owned company of the State of West Bengal.

The mine began removing overburden in 2019 and extracting coal in January 2020.[1]

Mine Details

  • Sponsor: West Bengal Power Development Corporation
  • Parent company: State of West Bengal
  • Location: Birbhum, West Bengal state, India.
  • Coordinates: 22.374038, 87.561678 (approximate)
  • Status: proposed
  • Capacity: 1 MTPA[1]
  • Proven reserves: 8.725 MT
  • In service: 2020
  • Permits:
  • Coal type:
  • Mining method: opencast
  • Source of financing:

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References

  1. 1.0 1.1 Gangaramchak & Gangaramchak-Bhadulia Coal Mine, Company website, accessed November 2020

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