Archive for the ‘Coal’ Category

Environmental impact study before launch of coal-mining

Posted October 14th, 2013 by |
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Environmental impact study before launch of coal-mining Courtesy The Financial Express November 5, 2009 M Azizur Rahman The government will carry out a study to assess social and environmental impacts of coalmining before the launch of long-awaited mining in the northern region of the country for extracting coal, officials said Tuesday. The United Nations Development […]

Donors can fund CCS for coal-fired power plants

Posted October 13th, 2013 by |
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Donors can fund CCS for coal-fired power plants: UK envoy Britain’s climate change envoy has said energy-starved Bangladesh could lobby donor partners to finance coal-fired power stations that are part of the first wave of “carbon capture and storage” (CCS), a means of mitigating the effect of fossil fuel emissions on global warming, reports UNB. […]

কয়লাভিত্তিক বিদ্যুত্ কেন্দ্র স্থাপন নিয়ে কিছু কথা

Posted October 12th, 2013 by |
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কয়লাভিত্তিক বিদ্যুত্ কেন্দ্র স্থাপন নিয়ে কিছু কথা  ড. তা রে ক শা ম সু র রে হ মা ন 04.09.2009  গত ৩১ আগস্ট দুটি গুরুত্বপূর্ণ খবর ছাপা হয়েছে সংবাদপত্রে। প্রথমটিতে বলা হয়েছে, কয়লাভিত্তিক দুটি বিদ্যুত্ কেন্দ্র স্থাপনে বাংলাদেশ-ভারত সমঝোতা। আর দ্বিতীয়টিতে বলা হয়েছে, উন্মুক্ত পদ্ধতিতে কয়লা তোলার পক্ষে সংসদীয় কমিটি তার অভিমত দিয়েছে। বাংলাদেশে ক্রমবর্ধমান […]

Open-pit mining for Barapukuria planned

Posted September 26th, 2013 by |
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The government plans to develop the northern part of Barapukuria coalmine through open-pit mining method to boost coal output and feed the proposal coal-fired power plants in future, senior officials said Sunday. The energy ministry officials last week informed the Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina, who is also in charge of the energy ministry, the detailed […]

কয়লা পাথর চুনামাটির পর দিনাজপুরের খনিজসম্পদে যুক্ত হলো ম্যাগনেটাইট!

Posted September 26th, 2013 by |

উত্তর জনপদের শস্যভাণ্ডারখ্যাত দিনাজপুর বর্তমানে খনিজসম্পদেও সমৃদ্ধ। পেট্রোবাংলা, জিএসবি ও দেশি-বিদেশি বিভিন্ন প্রতিষ্ঠান দিনাজপুর জেলার কয়েকটি স্থানে ভূগর্ভে পরীক্ষা ও কূপ খনন করে বিভিন্ন মূল্যবান খনিজ পদার্থের সন্ধান পেয়েছে। এর মধ্যে বড়পুকুরিয়া কয়লাখনি ও মধ্যপাড়া পাথর খনি এরই মধ্যে উত্পাদন শুরু করেছে। ফুলবাড়ী কয়লা প্রকল্প ও দীঘিপাড়া কয়লা প্রকল্প থেকে কয়লা উত্তোলন হলে এ দু’টি […]

GCM (Asia Energy) announces new board of directors after financial loss

Posted June 28th, 2013 by |
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Friday, 28 June 2013 The Financial Express GCM announces new board of directors after financial loss Nizam Ahmed The London-based Global Coal Management (GCM) Resources Plc (formerly Asia Energy) has announced formation of a new board of directors headed by Polo Resources Limited Managing Director Michael Tang. Neil Lindsey Herbert, co-chairman and managing director of […]

Leaving Coal Policy decision for the next government

Posted June 18th, 2013 by |
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Tuesday, 18 June 2013 The Financial Express Leaving Coal Policy decision for the next government Mushfiqur RahmanFinance Minister A M A Muhith in his budget speech on June 06 stated that his government had prepared a report on coal policy. ‘However, we would like to leave this report for decision to be taken by the […]

It’s time to take ‘unpopular’ decisions on domestic coal development

Posted September 5th, 2012 by |
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Finance Minister A.M.A. Muhith has hinted at further hike in power and fuel oil prices in the coming days. Unabated price hike of oil and food in the international market created some unexpected risks for the economy, stated the minister. Mentioning the energy price-hike, the finance minister informed the parliament that the government would adjust […]

Looming carbon emission limit speeds up coal use in the fast developing Asia

Posted June 6th, 2012 by |
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The US President imposed first-ever restrictions on greenhouse gas pollution from new coal-fired power plants on March 27, 2012. As a result, the new power plants will have to limit their greenhouse gas emissions (mainly carbon dioxide) within maximum 1,000 pounds (454 kg) for each megawatt hour of electricity generation. It is indeed a strict […]

Where from will Bangladesh source coal for power generation?

Posted April 4th, 2012 by |

Energy consumption in the world has been stepped up from traditional coal to oil and then to natural gas and nuclear. As per the BP Statistical Review of World Energy 2011, the coal, oil, natural gas and nuclear energy respectively contributed to 27, 30.6, 21.7 and 4.9 per cent to global energy. However, the world […]