Pench-Kanhan coal mines
The Pench-Kanhan coal mines are a 4 million ton-per-annum (MTPA) network of mines on the Pench-Kanhan coalfield in Madhya Pradesh state, India.
The map below shows the location of the Pench-Kanhan coal mines, in the Pench and Kanhan valleys, Chhindwara district, Madhya Pradesh state.
Background on Mine
The Pench-Kanhan coalfield contains 13 underground and 7 surface mines in total, owned by Western Coalfields Limited (a subsidiary of state-owned Coal India). Mines in the Pench valley include Newton, Chikli, Borkuhi, Ramanwara, Eklahera, Bamori, North Chandameta, Chandameta, East Dongar Chikli, Ambara Sukri, Datla and Shivpuri; mines in the Kanhan valley include Rakhikhol, Danwa, Kalichappar and Nandan.
- Sponsor: Western Coalfields Limited
- Parent company: Coal India
- Location: Pench and Kanhan valleys, Chhindwara district, Madhya Pradesh state, India
- Coordinates: 22.2, 78.65 (approximate) (ca. 22.1-22.3 N, 78.3-79.0 E)
- Status: Operating
- Capacity: 4 MTPA
- Reserves: 3,037 MT (1,466 MT proven, 879 MT indicated, 692 MT inferred)
- In service:
- Coal type:
- Mining method: 7 surface and 13 underground
- Source of financing: