The government proposes to offer a lifeline to power projects languishing due to lack of fuel linkage. These projects will now be allowed to participate in the bids for supply of power to distribution utilities.
An inter-ministerial committee has recommended state-owned CIL to set-up washeries along with reject-based power plants so that the rejects can be consumed in the same place, doing away with the need to transport them for long distances.
Atlas Copco is present in both surface mining and underground mining. Mining contributes two-thirds of its business within Mining and Rock Excavation Business Area. In surface mining, the largest segment is coal