Singareni Collieries? first half output up 27% at 27 mt
Singareni Collieries Company Limited first half of 2015-16, which ended on September 30, was witness to record coal production and despatches with the output up by 27 per cent at 27.20 million tonnes.The State-owned mining company has recorded a production of 27.20 million tonnes (mt) of coal during this first half year of 2015-16 against target of 25.09 mt, registering 108 per cent output. This was higher by 27.46 per cent over previous year’s first half production of 21.34 mt during same period. The mining company despatched 28.34 mt coal, recording 14.55 per cent growth over previous year supply of 24.74 mt. The company claimed this was the highest ever despatch as it managed to meet the requirement of power utilities, captive power plants, cement companies and other industries.
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