Coal India to Develop Underground Mine

23 January 2011 (Last Updated January 23rd, 2011 18:30)

The world's largest coal producer, Coal India, is set to develop a new underground mine in the state of Jharkhand, India Located at Muraidih, near Dhanban, the site has 20 million tons of coal reserves, according to PTI. A source from Coal India told PTI that the tender, fin

The world's largest coal producer, Coal India, is set to develop a new underground mine in the state of Jharkhand, India

Located at Muraidih, near Dhanban, the site has 20 million tons of coal reserves, according to PTI.

A source from Coal India told PTI that the tender, finalised a month ago, was floated by its subsidiary Bharat Coking Coal.

The mine is expected to begin its production within three years, with an estimated production capacity of two million tons per annum.