COAL INDIA LTD. Mining News

Coal India pushes into solar

Coal India is diversifying its core business through a plan to install 600 megawatts of solar power in four states.

India mulls buying South African coal assets

State-run Coal India is looking to acquire mines to feed its expanding steel industry.

Indian demand for Aussie coal to stay strong: economist

Imports needed for struggling power plants.

Coal India to invest $4 billion in two Aussie assets

Increasing demand from its domestic market, especially power producers, is pushing Coal of India to seek more overseas mines.

Indian coal giant buys SA rights

Later this month Coal India Ltd (CIL), the world's biggest coal producer, will sign an agreement with the Limpopo government in terms of which it will receive mining rights on various coal blocks in that province.

Coal India to quicken search for overseas mines as output drops

Coal India Ltd., facing a drop in output for the first time in more than a decade, is accelerating its search for overseas assets after talks with Massey Energy Co. and Peabody Energy Corp. failed.

Workers’ strike, excessive rain affect Coal India production

Production by Coal India Ltd has been hit hard by a recent strike by workers and excessive rainfall at some of its collieries, affecting coal supply at most thermal power stations across India.

CIL to invest $6bn in Indian mining projects

Coal India is planning to invest about INR280bn ($6.2bn) in 68 coal mining projects in India, which have a production capacity of 230 million tonnes per annum.