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With the ministry of environment and forests (MoEF) allowing Coal India (CIL) to expand project area by as much as 50% without holding a public hearing, the miner may be able to produce an addition

The Coal Ministry has issued show-cause notices to eight firms, including Hindalco Industries and Mahanadi Coalfields, and sought explanation from five firms, including JSW Steel, Tata Steel and Po

New Delhi : The coal ministry has issued show-cause notices to eight firms, including Hindalco and Mahanadi Coalfields, and sought explanation from five, including JSW Steel, Tata Steel and Power F

The Talabira mines have now hit the green hurdle. The mines were at the centre of controversy through October over whether the Prime Minister was right in jointly allocating them to Aditya Birla group firm, Hindalco.

But now the empowered panel of the environment ministry has sent the joint venture company a series of queries before it is willing to consider giving a license to Talabira II to operate.

Company hopeful of bringing 3 operation ready projects on stream shortly, completing its Rs 50,000 cr power investment cycle set in motion 5 yrs back
Vedanta

London-listed metals and mining conglomerate Vedanta Resources Plc expects its operational power generation capacity in India to jump by half to 10,000 Mw within a year. The $15-billion group is hopeful of bringing three operation-ready projects on stream shortly, completing its Rs 50,000-crore power investment cycle set in motion five years back.

Four more bodies were today extricated from under a coal dump which crashed at an open cast mine of the Mahanadi Coalfields Ltd in Odisha’s Sundargarh district yesterday, taking the toll to 14, tho

The death toll in the coal dump crash at a Mahanadi Coalfields Limited (MCL) site in Odisha’s Sundargarh district reached 14 on Sunday night as four more bodies were recovered and the rescue operat

Environment ministry clears projects, even those rejected earlier, at an unprecedented rate and as per this analysis by Centre for Science and Environment (CSE), the rate of granting clearances has increased by 42 per cent compared to last year.

Production was stopped at the Hingir Rampur Underground Coal Mines of Mahanadi Coalfields Limited from Thursday over safety concerns.

The Odisha Power Generation Corporation (OPGC) on Monday shut down its Unit-I thermal power plant at Jharsuguda due to disruption in coal supply from Lakhanpur.

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