Coal articles

NTPC-Kaniha coal stock hits critical level

ANGUL: Severe coal crisis has once again gripped NTPC-Kaniha. The country’s second largest power plant is left with stock that would last for just one-and-half day. This is due to short supply of coal from Talcher coalfield of Mahanadi Coalfields Limited (MCL), in particular, the linked Kaniha mine for the last one month.

Mahanadi Coalfields Limited gives nod to coal corridor from Belpahar to Lakhanpur coal mines

JHARSUGUDA: Mahanadi Coalfields Limited (MCL) has given its nod for construction of a coal corridor from Belpahar to Lakhanpur coal mines area in Jharsuguda district with certain conditions.The MCL management, in a letter to the district Collector, stated that the 4 km long coal corridor will be constructed after the land acquisition process is complete.

Tangedco coal imports lost Tamil Nadu Rs 1,500 crore: Comptroller and Auditor General Report

CHENNAI: Tamil Nadu Generation and Distribution Corporation (TANGEDCO) has ‘robbed’ the State exchequer of at least Rs 1559.81 crore through its coal imports between October 2013 and February 2016, says the Comptroller and Auditor General Report (CAG) on Public Sector Undertakings for the 2016-17 financial year.Failure to implement variable pricing method, which calculates the price