2021-4-17 Coal in India has been mined since 1774 and is now the second fastest mined in the world, producing 716 million metric tons (789 million short tons) in 2018. In 2017, India had 315.14 billion metric tons (347.38 billion short tons) of coal.The estimated total reserves of lignite coal that month was 44.70 billion metric tons (49.27 billion short tons).
2021-4-14 Coal mining is the process of extracting coal from the ground. Coal is valued for its energy content and since the 1880s has been widely used to generate electricity. Steel and cement industries use coal as a fuel for extraction of iron from iron ore and for cement production. In the United Kingdom and South Africa, a coal mine and its structures are a colliery, a coal mine is called a 'pit
2021-4-18 Occupational safety and health (OSH), also commonly referred to as occupational health and safety (OHS), occupational health, or occupational safety, is a multidisciplinary field concerned with the safety, health, and welfare of people at occupation.These terms also refer to the goals of this field, so their use in the sense of this article was originally an abbreviation of occupational safety
2021-4-16 Gondwana coal forms India’s metallurgical grade as well as superior quality coal. The Damuda series (i.e. Lower Gondwana) possesses the best worked coalfields accounting for 80 per cent of the total coal production in India. 80 out of 113 Indian coalfields are located in the rock systems of the Damuda series [lower Gondwana Age].
2 天前 Africa is the world's second-largest and second-most populous continent, after Asia in both cases. At about 30.3 million km 2 (11.7 million square miles) including adjacent islands, it covers 6% of Earth's total surface area and 20% of its land area. With 1.3 billion people as of 2018, it accounts for about 16% of the world's human population.Africa's population is the youngest amongst all the
2021-3-13 Plans for a coal mine in Cumbria have turned into a global political row. The plan for the first deep mine in the UK for decades in Whitehaven was approved by Cumbria County Council in
2020-12-14 Coal fired power plants are a type of power plant that make use of the combustion of coal in order to generate electricity.Their use provides around 40% of the world's electricity and they are primarily used in developing countries. Countries such as South Africa use coal for 94% of their electricity and China and India use coal for 70-75% of their electricity needs, however the amount of coal
2021-4-16 The German coal phaseout plan seeks to end coal burning by 2038 and calls for an investment of more than 50 billion euros for mining and plant operators, impacted regions and employees. In the US, President Joe Biden has created a new Interagency Working Group on Coal and Power Plant Communities and Economic Revitalisation which is supposed to
2021-3-25 India has set in motion the biggest ever auction of coal mines in the country despite the fossil fuel’s key role in contributing to global warming. The country will put 67 mines on the block
2021-4-1 The country is often the canary in the coal mine for emerging market currency crises. The crash in the Lira led to a decline for all other major EM currencies as well as a nearly 8% drop for VWO.