Piparwar coal mines

From Global Energy Monitor

The Piparwar coal mines are a network of underground and opencast coal mines, operated by Central Coalfields Limited, a subsidiary of Coal India, producing more than 30 million-tonnes-per-annum, in Jharkhand state, India.[1]

The operating mines include: Ashoka mine, Piparwar mines, and Ray-bachra.[1] The company is pursuing large expansion projects for Ashoka and Piparwar mines.


Location

The map below shows the location of the Ashoka coal mine in the Piparwar Area in Jharkhand state, India.

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Background on Mine

The Piparwar are coal mines are owned by Central Coalfields Limited (a subsidiary of Coal India).[1]

Mine Details

  • Sponsor: Central Coalfields Limited
  • Parent company: Coal India
  • Location: Piparwar Area, Jharkhand state, India
  • Coordinates: 23.724268, 85.037525 (exact)
  • Status: operating/proposed
  • Capacity: Ashoka mine (14 MTPA), Piparwar mines (16.5 MTPA), and Ray-bachra (0.3 MTPA)[1]
  • Reserves:
  • In service:
  • Permits:
  • Coal type:
  • Mining method: surface and underground
  • Source of financing:

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References

  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 1.3 Central Coalfields Limited, Statutory Clearances, accessed March 23, 2020

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