Sustainable Mining in India CUTS CITEE

Sustainable Mining in India 5 Preface India’s mining industry has a tremendous growth potential which has been exhibited by its dominance of being one of the world leading producers of minerals like iron, coal,

How to Make Coal Mining Sustainable World-Energy

The Coal Mines (Special Provisions) Act, 2015, permits the government to auction coal mines to the private sector for captive and commercial purposes. The government has auctioned 24 coal blocks to private companies till March 2019, and will be further auctioning coal blocks for commercial mining by both Indian and foreign companies.

CoalNet Coal Mine & Energy India

CoalNet, an organization, with a mission for setting sustainability standards while advancing the continuous improvement of the coal supply chain in India. Coal & Mine Coal Energy

How to make coal mining sustainable The Hindu

25.11.2019· The government has auctioned 24 coal blocks to private companies till March 2019, and will be further auctioning coal blocks for commercial mining by both Indian

Sustainable Development of Mining Mineral Resources

The essence of work safety in mining has been presented taking an example of the Polish hard coal mining industry. It should be emphasised that this industrial sector is well developed in Poland which assures its safe functioning. Since 1990, this mining industry has passed through the process of drastic restructuring processes that have affected all key spheres of its activity

Mining industry and sustainable development: time for

Safety in coal mining is a very urgent issue as it is estimated that around 500 coal miners die every year in mine accidents in China only (World Bank, 2007). Environmental impacts of coal burning include increased amounts of carbon dioxide in the atmosphere, that together with other greenhouse gases, such as nitrogen protoxide (N 2 O) and methane (CH 4 ), are the causes

How India Can Make Its Economic Recovery Clean And

In getting the economy back to normal post-lockdown, India could redirect its energy policy towards clean energy by avoiding further investment in production of coal, and investing in cheaper and cleaner renewable energy production by reallocating some of the massive subsidies currently provided to fossil fuels, experts say.

Insight Fresh Prospects in Indian Mining: Mine

The Indian mining industry has recently undergone rapid transformation in terms of policy parameters, market participants and the operating profile. In 2018, the Ministry of Coal revised its policy of ‘captive consumption’ or production for an entity’s own use and now allows increased participation by private contract miners. The Ministry has three objectives: enhanced

Opencast coal mining and sustainable local livelihoods in

03.05.2016· The objective of this stone is to analyse the effects of coal mining on local traditional livelihood systems in the eastern Indian state of Odisha. The study is carried out using household level data collected from four mining villages located in the Ib valley coal field of Odisha. The problem of sustainability of local traditional livelihoods

A sustainable livelihood framework to implement CSR

Coal mining in India constitutes a share of 80% of total mining, with the remaining 20% distributed among various raw materials such as gold, copper, iron, lead, bauxite, zinc, etc. It has been predicted that the next 4–5 years will be years of pronounced coal shortages in India. The increase in demand is expected to be driven almost entirely by the power sector. Research

Mining and sustainability: experience from Australia

•Mining generates strong and sustainable benefits for Australia Exports, revenue, business, employment, technology transfer •Australia faces difficult issues relating to mining, agriculture, community and governance Eg, land, water, social licence, cross-sectoral impact, competitiveness •We have made mistakes, learned, and defined pathways to resolve issues and

MAKING MINING SUSTAINABLE

programme on mining and sustainability. The pre-study was conducted from January to October 20141. One part of the pre-study was to review existing research attempting to address mining and sustainable development the current state-of-the-art with focus on the past, present, and future situation in Sweden, but also to put the Swedish

Sustainable Societies WCA World Coal Association

Coal mining is also critical contributor to many economies, especially in developing nations where mining’s contributions enable them to grow stronger and tackle the dual challenges of poverty and development. Read more about the role of coal in building sustainable societies in this section.

Sustainable Development of Mining Mineral Resources

The sustainable development of mining mineral resources is a major challenge for today’s global world, addressed to mining companies, people of science associated with mining and many other institutions and organisations. 2.

E A S Sarma: How sustainable is coal mining in India

Read more about E A S Sarma: How sustainable is coal mining in India? on Business Standard. Aside from the Coal India-Greenpeace controversy, the answer lies in geology and the value we assign to ecologyGreenpeace, the environment non-governmental organisation (NGO), recently released its study, "Coal India: Running on Empty?", suggesting

How to make coal mining sustainable The Hindu

While mining operations have positive economic impacts on the local area in terms of infrastructure development, provision of employment and business opportunities, adverse effects of coal mining

COAL MINING, ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT,

coal are enormous and, compared with oil and natural gas, widely dispersed The world's proven reserve base represents about 200 years of production at current rates— Proven coal reserves have increased by over 50 percent in the past 22 years."8 In 2005, coal accounted for almost 64 percent of proven global fossil fuel reserves (figure 1).

COAL INDIA LIMITED

attaining environmentally & socially sustainable growth through best practices from mine to market. Mission To produce and market the planned quantity of coal and coal products efficiently and economically in an eco-friendly manner with due regard to safety, conservation and quality. 1975 • Nationalized coal mines under Coal Mines Authority Ltd, re-organised as Coal India Limited. • Coal

sustainable coal mining: Latest News & Videos, Photos

25.03.2020· sustainable coal mining Latest Breaking News, Pictures, Videos, and Special Reports from The Economic Times. sustainable coal mining Blogs, Comments and Archive News on Economictimes

The Indian coal sector: Challenges and future outlook

The Indian coal sector: Challenges and future outlook 11 Demand and supply The overall long-term demand of coal is closely linked to the performance of the end-use sectors. In India, the end-use sectors of coal mainly include electricity, iron and steel and cement. Demand from the unorganised small scale sector comprising primarily of the

Annual Report Coal India 2018-19 Final 18.07.2019

¾ Coal India Limited for the first time, had breached the 600 Million Tonne (MT) mark in coal production and off-take ending FY 2 019 by producing 606.89 MTs of coal and supplying 608.14 MTs, clocking growths of 6.97% and 4.8% over previous year respectively.

10 biggest mining companies in India Mining Global

Sustainability; Top 10; Companies ; Top 10; Videos; Magazine; 10 biggest mining companies in India . By Dale Benton. @@d_benton. May 18, 2017, 7:04AM. When it comes to major players in the mining industry, the mind often runs to Canada, Australia, or even Russia. Here, Mining Global looks at 10 of the biggest mining companies based in India. Grid View . 10 Kudremukh Ltd. Kudremukh is a

Coal in India Brookings Institution

Coal in India Adjusting to transition i ABOUT THE AUTHORS Rahul Tongia is a fellow with Brookings India, and his work focuses on technology and policy, es- pecially for sustainable development. He

Coal Sector in India Drishti IAS

History of Coal Mining in India. India has a long history of commercial coal mining covering nearly 220 years starting from 1774 by M/s Sumner and Heatly of East India Company in the Raniganj Coalfield along the Western bank of river Damodar.; However, for about a century the growth of Indian coal mining remained sluggish for want of demand but the introduction of steam locomotives in 1853

Sustainable mining: an inherent contradiction in terms

Sustainable mining: an inherent contradiction in terms? This article is more than 5 years old Mined materials support roughly 45% of the world’s economic activities yet large-scale mining

Metals & Mining Industry In India Investment

India is home to 1,531 operating mines and produces 95 minerals 4 fuel-related minerals, 10 metallic minerals, 23 non-metallic minerals, 3 atomic minerals and 55 minor minerals. India is the 2nd largest producer of coal. Coal production grew at CAGR 4.6% over FY14-FY19 (to 730.35 MT) and is expected to grow 6-7% Y-o-Y over FY20 as miners focus on the surface mining of coal. Coal’s share

Technological Developments and R&D Needs for

This stone presents an appraisal of the technological developments of some of the underground coal mining technologies with a focus on future R&D needs for sustainable underground coal mining In

How to make coal mining sustainable The Hindu

While mining operations have positive economic impacts on the local area in terms of infrastructure development, provision of employment and business opportunities, adverse effects of coal mining

MITIGATING ENVIRONMENTAL AND SOCIAL IMPACTS OF COAL MINING

MITIGATING ENVIRONMENTAL AND SOCIAL IMPACTS OF COAL MINING IN INDIA * Dr. Gurdeep Singh Abstract Coal is the only natural resource and fossil fuel available in abundance in India. The major environmental challenges encountering the coal industry are impacts of mine fires, dust suppression and control particularly haul road dust consolidation, treatment of mine waters containing

Home ICOMS 2020 NCL Singrauli

In this transitory stage it is becoming more important for Coal Industry to reorient itself to remain relevant in the energy sector in a sustainable manner. On the eve of World Energy Conservation Day, Northern Coalfields Limited (NCL) is organizing the 3rd International Conference on Opencast Mining Technology and Sustainability (ICOMS-2020) on 14th December, 2020 at Singrauli, Madhya Pradesh

Sustainability Reporting Practices in Indian Mining

Introduction Sustainability reporting is not limited to any specific country and is followed in both developed and developing countries. Over 80 percent of companies worldwide now publish sustainability reports (KPMG, 2008) and more than half of the world’s 250 largest companies issue sustainability reports (White, 2005).

(PDF) Environmental issues of coal mining A case study

Jharia coal-field holds unequivocal importance in the Indian context as it is the only source of prime coking coal in the country. Haphazard mining over nearly a century has led to environmental

Opencast coal mining and sustainable local livelihoods

The objective of this stone is to analyse the effects of coal mining on local traditional livelihood systems in the eastern Indian state of Odisha. The study is carried out using household level data collected from four mining villages located in the Ib valley coal field of Odisha. The problem of sustainability of local traditional livelihoods

Mining in India Wikipedia

The Mining industry in India is a major economic activity which contributes significantly to the economy of India.The GDP contribution of the mining industry varies from 2.2% to 2.5% only but going by the GDP of the total industrial sector it contributes around 10% to 11%. Even mining done on small scale contributes 6% to the entire cost of mineral production.

Goldman and Deutsche back India Coal despite their

Marc Gunther: What does all the sustainable banking rhetoric mean if the leaders in finance won't reject coal-mining share offering?

Coal India adheres to environmental, sustainable

Coal India adheres to environmental, sustainable standards: CMD. The miner's comment came after the CAG of India, in a report, said that six, out of seven coal producing subsidiaries of CIL, did not formulate environmental policies

Opencast coal mining and sustainable local livelihoods in

The problem of sustainability of local traditional livelihoods is examined in the light of economic theories of sustainability (e.g. weak and strong sustainability) and sustainable livelihood approach (SLA). The results show that rural households in the mining area experience both positive and negative outcomes from the coal mining activities

Sustainable Development Cell for Coal Mining Drishti IAS

Why in News. The Ministry of Coal has decided to establish a ‘Sustainable Development Cell (SDC)’ in order to promote environmentally sustainable coal mining in the country.. The Cell envisages to provide a better environment to people working and residing in the vicinity of Mines. Role of the SDC. It will advise, mentor, plan and monitor the mitigation measures taken by the coal

Green Growth and Coal in India The Energy and Resources

Green Growth and Coal in India 2 sector and decided that coal should be considered the primary source of energy for India and priority was ceded to coal relative to oil products on grounds of economic and energy security. This was followed by nationalization of coal mines in two phases the first with the

MINING TECHNOLOGY IN INDIA India Infrastructure

infrastructure/energy sectors including Mining Equipment Market: Outlook, Opportunities and Projections, Coal in India, Coal Based Power Generation, etc. KEY TRENDS AND OUTLOOK What is the state of the mining sector in India? What are the recent trends and developments? What are the key challenges? What is the outlook? GOVERNMENT PERSPECTIVE