Muraidih mines

From Global Energy Monitor

The Muraidih mines are underground and opencast coal mines operated by Bharat Coking Coal Limited, a subsidiary of Coal India, with a combined capacity of 5.5 million tonnes-per-annum (MTPA) in Dhanbad, Jharkhand, India.[1] They are located in Cluster 2.


The map below shows the approximate location of the Cluster 2 coal mines, in Dhanbad, Jharkhand, India.

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Bharat Coking Coal Limited, a subsidiary of Coal India, operates the Cluster 2 coal mines.[1]

Mine Details

  • Sponsor: Bharat Coking Coal Limited[1]
  • Parent company: Coal India
  • Location: Dhanbad, Jharkhand, India
  • Coordinates: 23.781738, 86.227241 (approximate)
  • Status: Operating
  • Capacity: 5.5 MTPA[1]
  • Reserves: Muraidih opencast (18.89 MT), Muraidih underground (25.16 MT).[1]
  • In service:
  • Permits:
  • Coal type:
  • Mining method: underground and opencast[1]

Articles and resources


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

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