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CIL issues tenders worth Rs 12,500 cr for transporting 406 mn tonnes coal

Each of the mining projects have production capacity of 4 MTPA and above. The expenditure would be met out of the company's capex

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Currently, CIL spends around Rs 3,400 crore on coal transportation costs

Shreya Jai New Delhi
State-owned miner Coal India Limited (CIL) has issued 35 tenders for transportation of coal from its mine pitheads to despatch points. The estimated investment expected is Rs 12,500 crore, said the company in a statement.

The handling capacity of these 35 projects will be 406 million tonnes per year (MTPA). Each of these mining projects have production capacity of 4 MTPA and above. The expenditure would be met out of the company's capital expenditure, CIL's statement said.

Coal Handling Plants (CHPs) and Silos for rapid loading system would also be commissioned across six of its subsidiaries, under the tenders, CIL

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First Published: Nov 16 2020 | 5:01 PM IST

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