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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 […]

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 […]