‘Cement, power plants use illegally mined coal’ - The ,

Jan 11, 2020· NGT-appointed panel seeks action against erring companies SHILLONG: After finding that several cement companies and thermal power plants used illegally mined coal, the chairman of the NGT appointed committee headed by BP Katakey has recommended action against themIn the 77-page report on various anomalies by the cement plants and power plants, Katakey has sought action [,]...

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Artisanal and Small-Scale Mining in Asia- Pacific Case Study Series141 Мб “Even though Meghalaya’s coal mining sector has generated a thriving economy, built largely on the back of migrant labourers, locals are still wary of these outsiders, as they threaten their fragile sense of cultural identityWorkers outside a coalmine in Jaintia Hills, Meghalaya...

Meghalaya: Two miners die as another coal mine collapses ,

Jan 07, 2019· Meghalaya: Two miners die as another coal mine collapses in East Jaintia Hills; fate of 15 trapped miners at Ksan village remains uncertain Earlier on Friday, the tribunal had imposed a ,...

Meghala government collusion with mine owners: SC report

When contacted, Meghalaya Chief Secretary Y Tsering told The Indian Express, “The Meghalaya government has been very strict against illegal coal mining We have registered a large number of cases, both against illegal mining and illegal transportation Equipment has ,...

REPORT ON WATER-RELATED PROBLEMS IN MEGHALYA - ,

Nov 20, 2010· The coal mining has severely affected the water bodies of the area The problem of water quality degradation and its adverse impacts on availability of potable and irrigation water, soil quality and agricultural productivity, and biodiversity in the area are the cause of serious worry Environmental problems caused by coal mining...

Meghalaya Mining Crisis: Illegal, Inhuman, Anti-Ecology ,

Jan 16, 2019· 16 Jan 2019 Image Courtesy: NDTV Disaster struck on December 13 at a rat-hole coal mine in Jaintia Hills of Meghalaya, in which at least 13 miners got trapped due to a deluge of water rushing into the mine, following the break-down of the chamber due to unscientific illegal mining there Obviously, none will be alive today...

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Coal mining has been reopened in the Indian state of Meghalaya, but it isn’t clear that government protections will improve life for workers or help the environment , As China pushes clean ....

Meghalaya Mining Crisis: Illegal, Inhuman, Anti-Ecology ,

Jan 16, 2019· 16 Jan 2019 Image Courtesy: NDTV Disaster struck on December 13 at a rat-hole coal mine in Jaintia Hills of Meghalaya, in which at least 13 miners got trapped due to a deluge of water rushing into the mine, following the break-down of the chamber due to unscientific illegal mining there Obviously, none will be alive today...

Meghalaya: Mining ban, moving allowed, in between the ,

Dec 28, 2018· Coal piled up along the road leading to the mine (Express photo by Abhishek Saha) Travelling to reach the flooded coal mine on a remote hillock in Meghalaya’s East Jaintia Hills district, where at least 15 workers are trapped for 15 days now and feared dead, you need to take a left from the main road near the police station at district headquarters Khliehriat...

Meghalaya coal mines - Global Energy Monitor

May 15, 2014· Because the men and boys working in Meghalaya’s box mines are undocumented immigrants there is no formal record of workplace deaths and injuri The Indian media, supported by estimates from human rights organizations, reported earlier this year that 100 miners have died in coal mining accidents in Meghalaya since 2012...

NGT serves notice to Meghalaya government on illegal coal ,

Sep 03, 2020· While seeking NGT’s intervention to stop illegal coal mining and action against those perpetuating the unlawful activities, Sharma reminded the green court on its order imposing a complete ban on “rat hole mining” in Meghalaya and thereafter on the basis of several recommendations of the committee constituted by it, the tribunal issued many directions to check “rat hole mining” and ....

Coal mining threatens Meghalaya caves - Down to Earth

May 15, 2008· Coal mining threatens Meghalaya cav Even before the caves in Meghalaya can reveal clues to climate change, rampant mining is destroying their wealth AMARJYOTI BORAH goes deep into the issue Meghalaya carries a bewitching world in its belly The natural caves found in Jaintia Hills are a storehouse of geological treasur...

Union Min mouths ‘lies’ on M’laya coal trade! - The ,

Aug 03, 2021· SHILLONG, Aug 2: Meghalaya’s messy coal mining matters figured in the Rajya Sabha on Monday, courtesy a BJP MP, with Minister for Coal and Mines Prahlad Joshi providing written answers which strangely bear no resemblance with the ground reality According to information received here, while furnishing reply to a series of questions raised by Rakesh [,]...

Six coal miners die in Meghalaya’s East Jaintia Hills ,

Jan 22, 2021· The incident took place inside a coal mine near Rymbai area in East Jaintia Hills on Thursday evening The coal miners reportedly fell into around ,...

COVID-19 Lockdown: Coal mine labourers stranded as owners ,

May 20, 2020· Two lakh MT coal soon to be auctioned Last July, the Supreme Court lifted the ban on illegal, ‘rat hole’ coal mining in the state imposed by the National Green Tribunal in 2014 The court allowed Coal India Limited, in consultation with the NGT committee and Meghalaya’s Mining and Geology department, to auction the remaining 32,56,715 ....

Meghalaya Mining Case: Owner of the Coal Mine Arrested ,

Jun 04, 2021· The owner of an illegal coal mine in East Jaintia Hills in Meghalaya has been arrested, said a police officer The owner has been running the coal mine in which five miners have been trapped for four days However, the rescue operation is on The owner, Shining Langstang, was arrested from Sutunga village near the mine in Meghalaya...

Coal and Mining Sector – Civilsdaily

Dec 18, 2015· So despite a ban, rat-hole mining remains the prevalent procedure for coal mining in Meghalaya Rat-hole mining is the locally developed technique and the most commonly used one It is not regulated by any law, and coal extraction has been made by unscrupulous elements in a most illegal and unscientific manner...

Distribution of Coal in India: Gondwana Coalfields ,

Jan 26, 2016· Problems of Coal Mining in India The distribution of coal is uneven High ash content and low caloric value Large percentage of coal is taken out from underground min [Very few open cast mines] Heavy losses due to fires in the min Pilferage at several stages also adds to losses – bad transportation infrastructure...

Navy to join in Meghalaya mine rescue efforts; 5 trapped ,

Jun 12, 2021· Hazardous rat-hole coal mining is not permitted in Meghalaya after the National Green Tribunal (NGT) banned it in 2014 A deep vertical shaft is dug till coal seams are found in the rat-hole mining Once the seams are found, coal is taken out through small holes along the horizontal line of the coal ,...

Coal, Latest Coal News, Energy News - ET EnergyWorld

Asia public entities, led by China, supplied over 90% of cross-border coal power funding in 2013-2018 The report estimates that on top of the $156 billion in Chinese public finance for new coal-fired power over the period, Japan supplied around $94 billion, or 30% of total global public funding, and South Korea about $34 billion, or 11% PTI...

Meghalaya mining: Latest News & Videos, Photos about ,

Dec 27, 2018· 95 arrested, 250 cases filed so far over illegal coal mining: Meghalaya CM 15 Mar, 2021, 0132 PM IST According to the chief minister, cases of illegal mining are being registered under section 21 of the Mines and Minerals (Development and Regulation) Act, 1957...

Rescue Ops Underway To Find Migrant Workers Trapped In ,

Jun 01, 2021· Rescue operations were underway on Tuesday to trace at least five migrant workers from Assam and Tripura who were trapped inside a rat-hole coal mine in Meghalaya's East Jaintia district ....

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Aug 09, 2019· Coal mining is said to be a big revenue generator for Meghalaya, where the collapse of an illegal mine this month left 15 people feared dead , 13 trapped in Meghalaya coal mine feared dead as rescue efforts over 5 days remain futile PTI-17 December, 2018 5 days on, Meghalaya's effort to trace trapped miners fails to yield results 13 miners ....

Inside the ‘rat hole’ mines where Indians risk their lives ,

Jan 28, 2019· The Meghalaya government has said it stood to lose nearly US$100 million in annual revenue because of the ban, and even after the latest mine collapse has ,...

Less Vulnerable - MININGCOM

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Meghalaya coal mine tragedy exposes state's apathy for ,

Jan 07, 2019· Meghalaya's coal mine disaster has opened the lid on the can of worms that illegal mining in the Northeast has become Suddenly, the agitations against Lafarge and nuclear Corporation assume a totally different dimension...

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Coal India loses mining rights in Meghalaya - The Economic Tim Oct 6, 2010 , The state government eventually gave the lease to a power project, said , Unlike other states, coal in Meghalaya is mined by local people as per , But due to law and order problems, work on the site was suspended in 1999 More details » Get Price...

MINING INCIDENTS AND ALERTS Archives | Page 6 of 17 ,

At least six workers died in an accident when they were working in a coal mine in Meghalaya’s East Jaintia Hills district, Northeast Now reported on 22th Jan East Jaintia Hills Deputy Commissioner E....

Meghalaya miners still trapped, NGT cracks whip on illegal ,

Jan 13, 2019· The NGT has asked the Meghalaya Police to investigate nearly 1200 cases of illegal quarrying across the state Shillong: A month after 15 miners were trapped in a coal mine, search operations for which is still underway, a three-member committee of the National Green Tribunal (NGT) has asked the Meghalaya Police to investigate into nearly 1200 cases of illegal quarrying across the ,...

Why illegal coal mining in Meghalaya employ rat-hole ,

Jun 15, 2021· Even though the government of Meghalaya has initiated the process of coal mining in a legalised manner after an order from the Supreme Court of India almost two years ago, the recent case of five miners getting trapped in a rat-hole mine in East Jaintia Hills district is indicative of the fact that the state has a long way to go before it can end illegal coal mining...