Sayang coal mine

From Global Energy Monitor

The proposed Sayang Coal Mine Project is spread over a mining lease area of 1009 ha is spread over the Raigarh and Korba districts of Chhatisgarh State, India.

Location

The map below shows the location of the Sayang Coal Mine Project in villages Syang, Amaldiha, Boro, Dhanpuri, Dhengudi, Sarsadewa, Sangra, Simkheda & Chhirhut, District Korba and Raigarh, State Chhattisgarh, India.

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Background on Mine

The proposed Sayang Coal Mine Project is an opencast mine spread over a mining lease area of 1009 ha is spread over the Raigarh and Korba districts of Chhatisgarh State, India. The project was allotted to AES Chhattisgarh Energy Pvt. Ltd. for its proposed 1200 MW thermal power plant located at village Khamhar and Bhojpur, Tehsil Dharmjaygarh, District, Raigarh, Chhattisgarh.[1] However, the project was cancelled by the Supreme Court as part of the 214 coal mines cancelled in the Coalgate scam in 2014.

The project is currently listed for reallocation by the Ministry of Coal, Government of India.[2]

Mine Details

  • Sponsor: South Eastern Coalfields Limited
  • Parent company: Coal India Limited
  • Location: villages Syang, Amaldiha, Boro, Dhanpuri, Dhengudi, Sarsadewa, Sangra, Simkheda & Chhirhut, District Korba and Raigarh, State Chhattisgarh, India[3]
  • GPS coordinates: Latitude 22.5469444, 22.6319444 Longitude 83.01055555555556, 83.14305555555556[3]
  • Status: cancelled
  • Production Capacity:
  • Total Resource: 1511.925 MT (OC: Inferred- 83.319, UG: indicated- 1428.606)[3]
  • Mineable Reserves:
  • Coal Type: Non-coking coal, Grade B-G[3]
  • Mine Size: 1009 Ha[4]
  • Mine Type: Opencast/Underground[3]
  • Start Year:
  • Source of Financing:
  • Permits and Applications:Summary of EIA study report, AES Chhattisgarh Energy Limited, 2008

Expansion Details

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  • Permits and Applications:

Articles and resources

References

  1. Summary of EIA study report, AES Chhattisgarh Energy Limited, 2008
  2. summary of mines available for allocation, Ministry fo coal, accessed on 21 April 2020
  3. 3.0 3.1 3.2 3.3 3.4 Sayang coal block summary, Ministry of coal, accessed on April 21, 2020
  4. Notice to AEC Chhatisgarh energy limited, Ministry of coal, 19 December 2013

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