Mand-Raigarh coal mines
The Mand-Raigarh coal mines are a 6 million ton-per-annum (MTPA) network of mines on the Mand-Raigarh coalfield in Chhattisgarh state, India.
The map below shows the location of the Barud open-cast mine, which is on the Mand-Raigarh coalfield, in Raigarh district, Chhattisgarh state. It is unclear whether or not there are other active SECL mines on the Mand-Raigarh coalfield.
Background on Mine
The 6 million ton-per-annum Mand-Raigarh coal mines is owned by South Eastern Coalfields Limited (a subsidiary of state-owned Coal India). The mines include the Barud open-cast mine (shown in the map above), and possibly other mines as well.
- Sponsor: South Eastern Coalfields Limited
- Parent company: Coal India
- Location: Raigarh district, Chhattisgarh state, India
- Coordinates: 22.26573, 83.34132 (approximate)
- Status: Operating
- Capacity: 6 MTPA
- Reserves: 26,109 MT (5,016 MT proven, 18,484 MT indicated, 2,609 MT inferred)
- In service:
- Coal type:
- Mining method: Almost all surface, only about 0.2 MTPA underground
- Source of financing:
Articles and resources
- SECL - Coal Resources/Reserves as per UNFC as on 01.04.2011, CMPDI website, accessed May 2015.
- Key Performance Highlights of SECL in 2012-13, SECL/Ministry of Coal website, accessed May 2015.
- Coal Directory of India 2012-13, Ministry of Coal, 2014, p. 2.9.