Moonidih Mine

MOONIDIH MINE

While in the coal capital of the country, you might be tempted visit a mine. The moonidih mine under Bharat Coking Coal Limited, in the Dhanbad-Bokaro Road (NH-32) about 25 kms from the railway station, may just the right destination for you. From Putki more, the road goes 08 kms inwards, taking you to one of the hi-tech mine in the country, showcasing the latest trend mining in the country, this 350 meters deep mine was the first to have introduced the fully mechanized self advance power support long wall technology. It is the only mine in the country to carry out exploration and mining work on as many as 20 seams. Moonidih is also the site for the ambitious Coal bed Methane project, whereby the methane gas from the underground mine would be used for power generation for lighting up residential colonies.

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