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The Umrer Opencast Coal Mine is located in Nagpur-Umrer coal mines in Maharashtra state, India.


The satellite image below shows the area of the mine in Kanhwa village, Nagpur District, Maharashtra.

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The Umrer Opencast Coal Mine is a 4.90 million tonne-per-annum mine owned by Western Coalfields Limited, a subsidiary of Coal India Limited. The main consumers of the mine are thermal plants of MAHAGENCO and miscellaneous consumers.

Mine Details

  • Sponsor: Western Coalfields Limited
  • Parent company: Coal India Limited
  • Location: Kanhwa Village, Umrer Tehsil, Nagpur District, Maharashtra, India
  • GPS coordinates: 20.864166, 79.285000 (exact)
  • Status: Operating
  • Production Capacity: 3.5 million tonnes per year (MTPA)
  • Total Resource: 11.68 million tonnes
  • Mineable Reserves: 11.68 million tonnes
  • Coal Type: Non-coking coal
  • Mine Size: 944.65 hectares
  • Mine Type: Surface
  • Start Year:
  • Source of Financing:
  • Permits and Applications: Environmental Clearance for expansion in production capacity from 2.34MTPA to 3.50MTPA, India MoEF&CC, 20 May, 2005

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