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Mining, railways hit hard in Jharkhand due to power failure


July 31st, 2012 - 8:13 pm ICT by IANS
Ranchi, July 31 (IANS) Mining and railway services were hit hard in Jharkhand due to unprecedented tripping in the Eastern Grid Tuesday. Major mining companies - BCCL and CCL - ... Read more...

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Jharkhand stops land acquisition for BCCL


March 23rd, 2012 - 7:58 pm ICT by IANS
Ranchi, March 23 (IANS) The Jharkhand government has stopped land acquisition for Coal India Ltd. (CIL) subsidiary Bharat Coking Coal Limited (BCCL) as it was not following the prescribed rehabilitation ... Read more...

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Coal giant looks at huge losses amid closure orders


August 24th, 2011 - 6:49 pm ICT by IANS
Ranchi, Aug 24 (IANS) Bharat Coking Coal Limited (BCCL) stands to lose production of around 40,000 tonnes of coal each day following orders from the Jharkhand State Pollution Control Board ... Read more...

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BCCL, HEC tie up for modern coal washery


November 23rd, 2010 - 7:27 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Nov 23 (IANS) The Bharat Coking Coal Limited, a subsidiary of the country's largest miner Coal India, has tied up with a consortium led by the Heavy Engineering Corporation (HEC) for ... Read more...

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Jharkhand asks coal firms to cough up taxes


November 21st, 2010 - 4:35 pm ICT by IANS
Ranchi, Nov 21 (IANS) The Jharkhand government has asked three subsidiaries of state-run Coal India Limited (CIL) to pay taxes for unauthorised mining on state land, an official said Sunday.Jharkhand Land and ... Read more...

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720,000 tonnes of coal annually smuggled in Jharkhand


January 2nd, 2010 - 3:55 pm ICT by IANS
Ranchi, Jan 2 (IANS) Illegal coal mining is rampant in Jharkhand, with around 720,000 tonnes of the mineral being smuggled every year and causing a massive revenue loss of up to Rs.600 ... Read more...

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Mine fire threatened Jharia will vote for rehabilitation


November 23rd, 2009 - 6:55 pm ICT by IANS
By Nityanand Shukla Dhanbad, Nov 23 (IANS) A fire raging in an underground mine for nearly a century has put thousands of lives at risk in Jharia town in Jharkhand's coal district of ... Read more...

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Five injured in mine blast in Jharkhand


May 14th, 2009 - 6:52 pm ICT by IANS
Ranchi, May 14 (IANS) Five people were injured in a mine blast in Jharkhand's Dhanbad district Thursday, an official said. The incident took place in a colliery of Bharat Coking Coal Limited ... Read more...

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Coal PSUs comply with companies act


February 16th, 2009 - 3:34 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Feb 16 (ANI): The Ministry of Coal today clarified that the Central Coalfields Ltd. (CCL) and the Bharat Coking Coal Ltd. (BCCL), PSUs under the administrative control of the ... Read more...

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400 sacks of ammonium nitrate seized in Jharkhand


January 16th, 2009 - 2:37 pm ICT by ANI
Dhanbad (Jharkhand), Jan 16 (ANI): In a major haul, police seized 400 sacks of ammonium nitrate from Dhanbad in Jharkhand. The recovery was made from a quarter of Bharat Coking Coal Limited ... Read more...

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Three killed in Jharkhand mine accident


January 6th, 2009 - 2:10 pm ICT by IANS
Ranchi, Jan 6 (IANS) Three men have been killed inside a mine of Bharat Coking Coal Ltd (BCCL) in Jharkhand, an official said Tuesday."Three employees had gone to read the temperature and ... Read more...

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Fire in closed Jharkhand mine poses threat to 400 families


September 9th, 2008 - 3:40 pm ICT by IANS
Ranchi, Sep 9 (IANS) A fire raging in a closed mine of the Bharat Coking Coal Limited (BCCL) in Dhanbad district of Jharkhand is threatening to damage the homes of the nearly ... Read more...

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Son kills father for Rs.1,000


August 12th, 2008 - 1:23 pm ICT by IANS
Ranchi, Aug 12 (IANS) A son stabbed his father to death in Jharkhand upon being denied Rs.1,000, police said Tuesday. The incident occurred in Pandarpala village of Dhanbad district, some 240 km ... Read more...

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Underground mine fires mar marriage prospects in Jharkhand town


June 24th, 2008 - 11:52 am ICT by IANS
By Nityanand Shukla Jharia (Jharkhand), June 24 (IANS) Jitendra Agrawal is good looking, in his 30s and desperate to get married. But sadly, there are no takers for this eminently suitable groom in ... Read more...

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Jharkhand loses over Rs.1 bn to illegal mining: Report


June 18th, 2008 - 3:40 pm ICT by IANS
Ranchi, June 18 (IANS) The Jharkhand government and coal companies suffer a loss of Rs.106 crore (Rs.1.06 billion) every year due to illegal mining in the state, says a report. A report ... Read more...

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Bharat Coking Coal on revival path, to invest Rs.12 bn


May 9th, 2008 - 11:08 am ICT by admin
By Soudhriti Bhabani Kolkata, May 9 (IANS) Bharat Coking Coal Ltd (BCCL), which operates mines in Jharkhand and West Bengal, will invest Rs.12 billion in equipment by 2011-12 as part of its revival ... Read more...

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Residents living above century old mine fires to be shifted


May 7th, 2008 - 5:13 pm ICT by admin
Ranchi, May 7 (IANS) The Jharkhand government and Coal India Limited (CIL) are preparing a rehabilitation package for 67,000 families to shift them from the Jharia mine area where fires has been ... Read more...

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‘Blaming steel price rise for inflation is unfair’


April 12th, 2008 - 7:08 pm ICT by admin
New Delhi, April 12 (IANS) The Indian Steel Alliance (ISA) and Associated Chambers of Commerce and Industry of India (Assocham) have criticised the central government for blaming the steel industry for the ... Read more...

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BCCL to seek higher coking coal price from SAIL


April 9th, 2008 - 8:38 pm ICT by admin
Kolkata, April 9 (IANS) Bharat Coking Coal Ltd (BCCL), a subsidiary of Coal India Ltd, will ask for a 40 percent hike in coking coal prices supplied to Steel Authority of India ... Read more...

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13 coal mines in Jharia to reopen


March 5th, 2008 - 7:02 pm ICT by admin
New Delhi, March 5 (IANS) Bharat Coking Coal Ltd (BCCL), a subsidiary of the state-owned Coal India Ltd (CIL), will reopen 13 coal mines in Jharia in Jharkhand. The mines were closed ... Read more...

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