Pachhwara (North) coal mine

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The Pachhwara North coal mine is a 15 million ton-per-annum (MTPA) opencast mine, operated by The West Bengal Power Development Corporation Limited, in Pakur, Jharkhanda, India.[1] The West Bengal Power Development Corporation Limited has announced that coal operations began on November, 2019.[2]

Location

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Background

The West Bengal Power Development Corporation Limited operates the Pachhwara North coal mine, which opened in November 2019.[2]

Mine Details

  • Sponsor:The West Bengal Power Development Corporation Limited[1]
  • Parent company:
  • Location: Pakur district, Jharkhand state, India
  • Coordinates: 24.47474, 87.476437 (approximate)
  • Status: Operating
  • Capacity: 15 million tonnes per annum[1]
  • Reserves: 398 million tonnes[2]
  • In service: 2019[2]
  • Permits:
  • Coal type: Lignite
  • Mining method: Surface[1]
  • Mine Size: 1265 Ha
  • Source of financing:

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References

  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 1.3 Transfer of Environmental Clearance of Pacchwara (North) Captive Opencast Coal Mining project, July 6, 2015
  2. 2.0 2.1 2.2 2.3 West Bengal Power Development Corporation Limited, Powering Bengal, accessed March 12,2020

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