Chirimiri coal mines

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{{#badges:CoalSwarm|Navbar-Indiacoal}}The Chirimiri coal mines are a 2 million ton-per-annum (MTPA) network of mines on the Chirimiri coalfield in Chhattisgarh state, India.

Location

The map below shows the location of the Chirimiri mines, in Koriya district, Chhattisgarh state.

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Background on Mine

The 2 million ton-per-annum Chirimiri coal mines are owned by South Eastern Coalfields Limited (a subsidiary of state-owned Coal India).[1][2]

Mine Details

  • Sponsor: South Eastern Coalfields Limited
  • Parent company: Coal India
  • Location: Koriya district, Chhattisgarh state, India
  • Coordinates: 23.187, 82.354 (approximate) (23.1-23.3 N, 82.2-82.4 E)
  • Status: Operating
  • Capacity: 2 MTPA
  • Reserves: 362 MT (320 MT proven, 11 MT indicated, 31 MT inferred)[3]
  • In service:
  • Permits:
  • Coal type:
  • Mining method: Surface and underground
  • Source of financing:

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References

  1. SECL - Coal Resources/Reserves as per UNFC as on 01.04.2011, CMPDI website, accessed May 2015.
  2. Key Performance Highlights of SECL in 2012-13, SECL/Ministry of Coal website, accessed May 2015.
  3. Coal Directory of India 2012-13, Ministry of Coal, 2014, p. 2.9.

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