North Urimari Birsa coal mine

From Global Energy Monitor

The North Urimari Birsa coal mine is an opencast mine, operated by Central Coalfields Limited, a subsidiary of Coal India, producing more than 3 million-tonnes-per-annum, on the South Karanpura coalfield in the Ramgarh district Jharkhand state, India.[1][2] As of 2019, the mine is currently undergoing an expansion with an additional 4.2 million tonnes per annum.[3][4]

Location

The map below shows the location of the North Urimari Birsa coal mine on the South Karanpura mines, in Ramgarh district, Jharkhand state.

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Background on Mine

The network of coal mines on the South Karanpura coalfield are owned by Central Coalfields Limited (a subsidiary of Coal India).[5][2] There are numerous surface and underground mines on the South Karanpura coalfield.

Mine Details

  • Sponsor: Central Coalfields Limited
  • Parent company: Coal India
  • Location: Ramgarh district, Jharkhand state, India
  • Coordinates: 23.701948, 85.293923 (exact)
  • Status: Operating/propsed expansion
  • Capacity: 3 MTPA[3] (2019 Production: 1.04 million tonnes).
  • Reserves: 81 million tonnes (Proven Reserve, 2018) [6]
  • In service:
  • Permits:
  • Coal type:
  • Mining method: Surface and underground
  • Source of financing:

Expansion Details

  • Status: Proposed
  • Size of Expansion: 4.2 MTPA[4]
  • Permits and Applications:

Articles and resources

References

  1. Areas, Central Coalfields Limited website, accessed May 2015.
  2. 2.0 2.1 Coal Directory of India 2012-13, Ministry of Coal, 2014, p. 2.8.
  3. 3.0 3.1 Central Coalfields Limited, Future Projects, accessed March 25,2020
  4. 4.0 4.1 Central Mine Planning & Design Institute Ltd.,Addendum EIA & EMP of Expansion of NORTH URIMARI OCP, July, 2019
  5. Areas, Central Coalfields Limited website, accessed May 2015.
  6. Government of India Ministry of Environment, Forest and Climate Change, "Brief summary of North Urimari OCP", Government of India website, Accessed May 2021

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