Friday 30 Aug '13The CMD of Coal India tells Indronil Roychowdhury about the pressures he faces from power producers, unions and investors. And as the lone coal miner in the country, there’s just that much pressure that can be piled on
Wednesday 28 Aug '13The government is likely to reconsider coal price pooling yet once again, with the parliamentary standing committee on coal and steel opposing pass over of imported coal prices to end (power) consumers.
Friday 23 Aug '13The Union power ministry has asked 36 power plants to go for direct coal imports, without depending much on Coal India (CIL) and Singareni Collieries as neither company would be able to stretch production beyond the quantity assured for supplies in FY 14.
Tuesday 23 Jul '13Even though the West Bengal government-controlled Haldia Petrochemicals (HPL) is in the divestment mode, the company’s board has decided to refer HPL to the Board for Industrial and Financial Reconstruction (BIFR).
Saturday 20 Jul '13A new presidential directive issued to Coal India, the second since April 2012, has asked the company to sign fuel-supply agreements (FSA) for the entire 78,000 MW power capacity that the Cabinet committee on economic affairs had asked the company to supply fuel to, up to the limits prescribed.