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Sindh to extract 3.8 million tonnes additional coal

Coal News - Published on Tue, 16 Apr 2019

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The News reported that Minister for Energy Mr Imtiaz A Shaikh said that Sindh government has decided to expedite mining activities and extract 3.8 million tonnes of coal for two new power plants against an estimated cost of USD 216 million in Thar Coal II area. He said "Availability of adequate stocks of quality coal good enough to produce electricity demand that these be extracted and more plants be installed in the area.”

Exemplary success in power generation of 660 kilo-watts electricity through coal fire plants in Thar Coal block II was said to have provided an additional impetus to gain self-reliance in terms of energy.

As per decision Thar Energy Ltd and Thal Nova, subsidiaries of Hubco Group will install these two new power plants, each of 330 kw capacity.

For the very purpose, the two companies were said to be actively engaged in expanding the mining activities in the area with required investment to be also made by them.

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Posted By : Rabi Wangkhem on Tue, 16 Apr 2019
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