Abhijeet Infrastructure to carry out mining at Meral Coalmine project located at Meral in Daltonganj in Palamau district of Jharkhand. The proposed rated capacity of the mine is at 0.5 mtpa and it will provide ore linkage for its sponge iron steel plant. However, It may be noted, it is proposed to divert Junjoi Nala and realign to its natural course at the edge/boundary of the mine and eventually join North Koel River.
Monnet Daniels Coal Washeries to set up a coal washery at KDH, Dakara, village Karanpur in Ranchi district of Jharkhand. The coal washery will be private unit set up by the company within the mining lease of K.D. Hesalong Opencast project of 4.5 MTPA capacity. Raw coal would be obtained from KDH mines and the washed coal would be transported by conveyor to railway siding of mine to Punjab.
Jindal Steel & Power to open a new opencast mine at Jitpur open-cast mine at Rajmahal coalfields in Godda district of Jharkhand. The proposed rated capacity of the mine is at 2.5 mtpa. The coal is for captive use in the linked 1000 MW TPP located at a distance of about 36 km. It may be noted, a small stream namely Kewari nala passes through the mine boundary and it would be diverted.
Bengal Emta Coal Mines to carry out mining at Pachwara (North) Block opencast in Amrapara in Pakur district of Jharkhand. The proposed rated capacity of the mine is at 15 mtpa. The project will use surface miner to extract coal, however, OB would be removed by Shovel-dumper. It may be noted, the coal block has been allotted to three companies - West Bengal Power Dev. Corp. Ltd., Durgapur Projects Ltd. and Eastern Minerals & Trading Agency