Tag: Mahanadi Coalfields Ltd

Mahanadi Coalfields breaks record by producing 7.84 lakh tonne a day

Bhubaneswar: The Mahanadi Coalfields Ltd (MCL), a subsidiary of Coal India Ltd, broke its own record by producing 7.84 lakh tonne of coal in a single day, said an official on Wednesday. MCL produced 7,84,344 tonne coal on Tuesday, breaking the earlier record set by the company. Earlier on 21st March this year, MCL became […]

  • Wednesday, 07 July 2021
MCL signs MoU with BAIF for Rs 20-Cr CSR project in Odisha

Bhubaneswar: Mahanadi Coalfields Ltd (MCL) has signed an MoU with Bharatiya Agro Industries Foundation (BAIF) for a CSR project to uplift the economic status of rural households in Odisha by providing them with sustainable livelihood opportunities. The company will spend Rs 20.29 crore for the CSR project ‘Utthaan in’ the next five-and-half-a-year under this Memorandum […]

  • Tuesday, 29 June 2021
MCL plans joint venture with NTPC for 1,600MW pithead plant

  Kolkata: Coal India subsidiary Mahanadi Coalfields Ltd (MCL) is planning to form a joint venture with power producer NTPC Ltd to develop the 1,600-MW pithead plant in Odisha’s Sundergarh district, a top CIL official said on Monday. MCL has proposed to form a partnership with NTPC to run the plant, and is open to […]

  • Tuesday, 29 June 2021
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Strike hits coal mine operations in Odisha

Bhubaneswar: The operations of state-owned Coal India Limited (CIL) in Odisha were hit Tuesday as its major workers’ unions joined a five-day nationwide strike against the government’s plans to allow private players in the sector, an official said. “There was no production and dispatch of coal from any of the two fields run by Mahanadi […]

  • Monday, 21 June 2021
Landslide at MCL mine; 1 dead, nine injured, 3 workers still missing

Talcher: At least one worker was killed while nine others were injured following a landslide at the open cast mine of Mahanadi Coalfields Ltd (MCL) in Bharatpur last night. Sources said, three workers are still suspected to be trapped under the debris following a landslide due to the blasting for coal exploration at the site. […]

  • Wednesday, 28 April 2021
BJP withdraws week-long agitation

Talcher: BJP leaders on Wednesday announced their decision to withdraw the week-long agitation that crippled coal production and supply at Talcher Coalfields of Mahanadi Coalfields Ltd (MCL) in Odisha’s Angul district after a mishap at a mine claimed four lives last week. MCL officials said they are examining the situation before taking any decision on […]

  • Tuesday, 27 April 2021
Over Rs 280 cr lost as strike at Odisha coalfields continues

Bhubaneswar: Coal production and supply from Talcher Coalfields of Mahanadi Coal Fields Limited (MCL) remained paralysed for the 10th consecutive day on Friday, resulting in over Rs 280 crore loss to the company and the exchequers of the state and the Centre. The agitation by the locals following the Bharatpur Open Cast Project (OCP) accident […]

  • Tuesday, 27 April 2021
Chandrayaan 2: Odisha Student To Watch Landing With PM Modi

Bhubaneswar: Three students from Odisha, Jharkhand and Meghalaya will witness the moon landing of Chandrayaan 2 live from ISRO headquarters in Bengaluru on September 7, in the presence of Prime Minister Narendra Modi, officials said on Friday. While Meghalaya’s Ribait Phawa studies at Class 10 in Ramakrishna Mission Higher Secondary School in Cherrapunjee’s Sohra, Jharkhand’s […]

  • Monday, 26 April 2021
MCL Resumes Operations At Talcher Coal Mines In Odisha

Bhubaneswar: Mahanadi Coalfields Ltd (MCL) on Wednesday said it has resumed mining operations at its Talcher mines after losing 2.5 lakh tonne of coal production and supply due to a stoppage by locals. The mining activities at all the projects in Talcher coalfields were stopped on Wednesday “mostly by supporters” of local MLA B K […]

  • Friday, 23 April 2021
Coal Minister Announces 3-Fold Hike In Ex-Gratia For Fatal Accidents At Mines

Talcher: Union Coal Minister Pralhad Joshi on Thursday announced a three-fold increase in ex-gratia amount from Rs 5 lakh to Rs 15 lakh for death of permanent and contractual workers due to accident at coal mines. The minister also said Mahanadi Coalfields Ltd (MCL), the subsidiary of state-run Coal India Limited (CIL), will invest more […]

  • Friday, 23 April 2021