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  • CIL in talks with Russian company for extraction, import of coking coal

    CIL in talks with Russian company for extraction, import of coking coal

    VostokCoal-Diskon is developing coal extraction facilities at the Taimyr coal basin of Taymyr Peninsula in central Siberia. It has been exploring the area since 2016 and has recently opened two deposits that would touch peak capacity of 30 million tonnes a year. VostokCoal will build a coal terminal and create a specialised fleet for exporting coal round the year.

    Global coal power set for record fall in 2019: IEEFA

    Global coal power set for record fall in 2019: IEEFA

    In an analysis it said this would amount to a reduction of around 300 terawatt hours (TWh), more than the combined total output from coal in Germany, Spain and the UK last year. The analysis is based on monthly electricity sector data from around the world for the first seven to 10 months of the year, depending on data availability in each country.

    Top 20 footballers emit 500 tonnes of carbon dioxide in 2019

    Top 20 footballers emit 500 tonnes of carbon dioxide in 2019

    International status of football means the world’s best players spend a lot of their time travelling all over the globe to appear in European and international fixtures, but while they do so they continue to rack up air miles and cause further damage to the planet — often without doing enough or anything to offset it.

    Coal India clocks 27% MoM growth in November

    Coal India clocks 27% MoM growth in November

    “The company managed to produce nearly 11 million tonnes more coal than in October. Coal off-take for November 2019 grew by almost 17% on a MoM comparison. CIL supplied 47.37 mn tonnes of coal during the month under review compared to 40.5 mn tonnes in Oct 2019 – the increase in absolute terms is 6.87 mn tonnes,” a senior CIL executive said.

    French cover major AXA to exit coal by 2040

    French cover major AXA to exit coal by 2040

    AXA also targets to contain the warming potential of its investments to below 1.5°C by 2050. As part of this objective, the Group will double its green investment objective to reach Euro 24 billion by 2023. “Our conviction has always been that the fight against climate change requires cooperation between all stakeholders to drive collective action.

    Coal India to infuse Rs 56,000 crore into 66 projects

    Coal India to infuse Rs 56,000 crore into 66 projects

    The projects are at various stages of implementation and according to a memorandum of understanding signed between Coal India and the ministry of coal over the state-run company’s fiscal 2020 targets, almost 55% of the total capital outlay would be undertaken by South Eastern Coalfields (SECL) which is working on 23 projects.

    Coal India, Isro tie up to develop satellite-based air pollution system

    Coal India, Isro tie up to develop satellite-based air pollution system

    Coal India has used services of satellites for monitoring land reclamation and reforestation. Satellite-based pollution monitoring system exists only at the NASA in the US. Coal India subsidiary, CMPDI, has taken up the project for satellitebased monitoring of respirable particulate matter and it is under implementation at Singrauli and Talcher coalfields.

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