The Energy and Resources Institute (TERI) has signed an MoU with Housing and Urban Development Corporation Ltd (HUDCO) to encourage energy conservation in urban areas/cities. TERI and HUDCO also agreed to collaborate for capacity building activities at various levels
Anglo Australian mining firm Rio Tinto plans to make a footprint in the Indian thermal coal market by selling coal to companies in the cement and power sectors. The company is currently in talks with players in the sectors for coal supply.
Bankura DRI Mining Manufacturers Company Ltd, a special purpose vehicle formed by six West Bengal-based sponge iron makers, recently signed a 30-year contract with the Australia-based India Resources Ltd for building, developing and operating an underground captive coal mine at the Biharinath Block in Ranigunj coalfield.