Indian state-owned coal company, Coal India (CIL), recorded strong monthly production in June of 42.72 million t, finishing the month fractionally under its target of 43.31 million t.
Financial-year-to-date production now stands 125.65 million, 5% below the target of 132.43 million t – but 3.5% up on the year before.
Northern Coalfields (NCL) continued its strong performance this year with above-target monthly production of 6.81 million t to take its FY-to-date production to 20.45 million t – a 12% increase on the same period last year.
Central Coalfields (CCL), Mahanadi Coalfields (MCL) and Western Coalfields (WCL) also beat their monthly production targets – although WCL remains significantly below its performance last year.
Headquartered in Sambalpur, Odisha, MCL is the largest coal producer among CIL’s subsidiaries with FY-to-date production of 34.1 million t. It is followed by South Eastern Coalfields (SECL) with 32.1 million t.
Edited by Jonathan Rowland.
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