Ukni Deep Opencast Project

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The Ukni Deep Opencast Project was the expansion of the Ukni mine, in the village of Ukni in Wani Tahsil, Yeotmal, Maharashtra, India. The project scaled-up annual capacity to 2 million tonnes, with a peak production target of 3.5 million tonnes, for Western Coalfields Limited.[1]

Location

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Project Details

  • Sponsor: Western Coalfields Limited[2]
  • Parent company: Coal India Limited
  • Location: Ukni in the Yeotmal district of Maharashtra State, India
  • GPS coordinates: 20.010760, 79.067829 (exact)
  • Status: Proposed
  • Production Capacity: 3.5 million tonnes
  • Total Resource:
  • Mineable Reserves: 24.37 million tonnes
  • Coal Type:
  • Mine Size: 940.00 ha to 1285.12 ha
  • Mine Type: Surface
  • Start Year:
  • Source of Financing:
  • Permits and Applications:

Articles and Resources

Sources

  1. Central Mine Planning and Design Institute Limited, Environmental Impact Assessment and Environmental Management Plan for Ukni Deep Mine Project, October 2011, accessed February 2020
  2. Central Mine Planning and Design Institute Limited, Environmental Impact Assessment and Environmental Management Plan for Ukni Deep Mine Project, October 2011, accessed February 2020

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