Coal

Barapukuria Coal Mining Company (BCMCL), operator of the first and sole coal mine of Bangladesh, has reported a decrease of 13% in annual coal production during FY19. The company recorded 805,695.63 MT coal output in FY19 as against 923,276.08 MT...
  • February 6, 2020
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Bangladesh has started operations at its newly constructed Payra coal-fired plant, which is envisaged as the first power project to run on imported coal in the country. The Payra Plant has been implemented under Bangladesh-China Power Company (BCPCL), a special...
  • January 16, 2020
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Bangladesh’s rapid economic growth has increased the demand for electricity. But the country’s power generation plants have been unable to meet customer demand over the past decade. Bangladesh has a population of about 165 million, and in the rural areas,...
  • January 15, 2020
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Government of Bangladesh has intended to develop a coal terminal at Payra port to facilitate coal movement for its upcoming power station, by appointing private participants to carry out the expansion work. Payra, the third sea port of Bangladesh situated...
  • January 8, 2020
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Domestic coal supplies in Bangladesh has been under scrutiny ever since government’s decision to halt coal sales to the local industries was imposed back in Mar’18, which have paved way for subsequent higher coal imports. Incidentally, Coal Shipments taken by...
  • November 29, 2019
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