ECL launches a Standard Height Continuous Miner to boost production
COAL & MINING

ECL launches a Standard Height Continuous Miner to boost production

Coal generator Eastern Coalfields Ltd has rolled out a Standard Height Continuous Miner (SHCM) at its Kumardihi B underground mine in the Bankola region.

One of the completely held subsidiaries of Coal India Limited launched this miner, which will assist in boosting the production and productivity of the mine.

Bankola Area is one of the 14 functional areas of Eastern Coalfields Limited situated in the Durgapur subdivision of Paschim Bardhaman district in West Bengal, India.

Eastern Coalfields Limited is a coal generator based in India. After the nationalisation of coal mines in India, the firm was set up in 1975. It operates coal mines in Jharkhand and West Bengal. It took over all the private sector coal mines of the Raniganj Coalfield.

ECL mining leasehold area is 753.75 km2, and the surface right area is 237.18 km2. It is stretched across Jharkhand and West Bengal. As of 1 April 2012, ECL has established reserves of 16.94 billion tonnes, 4.52 billion tonnes in Jharkhand and 12.42 billion tonnes in West Bengal. The total reserves in the ECL command site were 49.17 billion tonnes up to a depth of 600 m.

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Coal generator Eastern Coalfields Ltd has rolled out a Standard Height Continuous Miner (SHCM) at its Kumardihi B underground mine in the Bankola region. One of the completely held subsidiaries of Coal India Limited launched this miner, which will assist in boosting the production and productivity of the mine. Bankola Area is one of the 14 functional areas of Eastern Coalfields Limited situated in the Durgapur subdivision of Paschim Bardhaman district in West Bengal, India. Eastern Coalfields Limited is a coal generator based in India. After the nationalisation of coal mines in India, the firm was set up in 1975. It operates coal mines in Jharkhand and West Bengal. It took over all the private sector coal mines of the Raniganj Coalfield. ECL mining leasehold area is 753.75 km2, and the surface right area is 237.18 km2. It is stretched across Jharkhand and West Bengal. As of 1 April 2012, ECL has established reserves of 16.94 billion tonnes, 4.52 billion tonnes in Jharkhand and 12.42 billion tonnes in West Bengal. The total reserves in the ECL command site were 49.17 billion tonnes up to a depth of 600 m. Image Source

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