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Project on for developing catalyst to liquefy coal: Coal India


September 11th, 2012 - 7:49 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Sep 11 (IANS) State-run Coal India, which is emphasising on Coal to Liquid (CTL) conversion technology, said a project for development of indigenous catalyst for the process is under ... Read more...

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OPG Power to increase capacity to 740 MW by 2013


July 20th, 2012 - 3:44 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, July 20 (IANS) Britain-based OPG Power Ventures Plc, operating power plants in India through subsidiaries, would raise the total generation capacity to around 742 MW by next year, said ... Read more...

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Neyveli Lignite denies fraud charges


July 5th, 2011 - 9:22 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, July 5 (IANS) Integrated mining cum power generation company Neyveli Lignite Corporation Ltd (NLC) Tuesday said the complaint filed by its workers' union about alleged fudging of its accounts ... Read more...

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NALCO floats tender to buy two lakh tonne coal


July 31st, 2010 - 3:44 pm ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, July 31 (IANS) The state-owned National Aluminium Co. Ltd. (NALCO) has floated a tender to buy 200,000 tonnes washed coal for its captive power plant in Orissa's Angul town, a company ... Read more...

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Mining area in nine coal mines increased


July 7th, 2010 - 2:11 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 7 (IANS) The environment minister has agreed to increase the "go area", or forest area where coal mining is allowed in nine collieries in the country provided they ... Read more...

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Cabinet awards coal-bed methane gas blocks


June 24th, 2010 - 11:17 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 24 (IANS) The Cabinet Committee of Economic Affairs Thursday approved the awarding of seven exploration blocks for coal-bed methane gas blocks, with half going to Essar Oil. Coalbed methane (CBM) ... Read more...

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Eight Orissa coal mines face closure (Lead)


June 23rd, 2010 - 8:20 pm ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, June 23 (IANS) At least eight open cast mines of the Mahanadi Coal Fields Limited (MCL), a subsidiary of state-run Coal India, are facing closure in Orissa due to opposition by ... Read more...

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Eight coal mines in Orissa face closure threat


June 23rd, 2010 - 12:43 pm ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, June 23 (IANS) At least eight open cast coal mines of the Mahanadi Coal Fields Limited (MCL), a subsidiary of public sector undertaking Coal India, in Orissa are facing closure threat ... Read more...

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Dhaka seeks $5 bn foreign investment in power sector


December 13th, 2009 - 6:40 pm ICT by IANS
Dhaka, Dec 13 (IANS) Officials Sunday left for London to bid for $5 billion foreign investment in Bangladesh's cash-strapped power sector. They will also visit Singapore and the US next month. The ... Read more...

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Demand growth for steel to cross 10 percent soon: Steel Secretary


August 25th, 2009 - 8:57 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Aug 25(ANI): Steel Secretary P R Rastogi on Tuesday said that the growth in steel demand in the country would soon cross 10 percent, as soon as the effects of ... Read more...

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National Highway-33 caves in due to underground mine fire in Jharkhand


August 10th, 2009 - 9:47 pm ICT by ANI
Ramgarh (Jharkhand), Aug. 10 (ANI): A vast portion of National Highway-33 connecting Ranchi with Patna, caved-in near Kuju in Ramgarh district of Jharkhand on Monday.In incident has been attributed to a ... Read more...

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GVK Power signs deal with Railways on transporting coal


December 11th, 2008 - 10:11 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 11 (IANS) GVK Power Thursday entered into a long-term agreement with the Indian Railways for transporting coal for its upcoming 540-MW thermal power plant at Goindwal Sahib in Punjab. ... Read more...

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Anil Ambani group’s Rosa power project ahead of schedule


November 23rd, 2008 - 1:10 pm ICT by IANS
Shahjahanpur (Uttar Pradesh), Nov 23 (IANS) The Reliance Anil Dhirubhai Ambani Group (R-ADAG) hopes to commission the first phase of its 1,200-MW, Rs.50-billion (over $1 billion) power plant here some six months ... 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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Greens oppose Indian firm’s mining near Sydney


June 1st, 2008 - 10:23 am ICT by admin
By Neena Bhandari Sydney, June 1 (IANS) Indian-owned mining company Gujurat NRE Coke Limited's plans to expand coalmining under the Sydney water catchment have been panned by environmental groups. They say mining within ... Read more...

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Neyveli Lignite wants majority stake in power project


May 27th, 2008 - 9:35 pm ICT by admin
Chennai, May 27 (IANS) Lignite mining-cum-power generation company Neyveli Lignite Corporation (NLC) Limited favours holding 51 percent stake in the proposed 2,000 MW coal-based power project in Orissa, said a top company ... Read more...

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