Surface mine in block II of Thar Coal field, 3.8 million tons/year

Project Surface mine in block II of Thar Coal field, 3.8 million tons/year
Primary Energy Input N/A
Technology Open Pit Mining
Location Thar-Block-II
Province Sindh
Estimated Cost (US $ Million) 1,470
Executing Company / Sponsors China Machinery Engineering Corporation (CMEC) / Sindh Engro Coal Mining Company (SECMC)
Coordinating Ministry Ministry of Water and Power / Ministry of Petroleum and Natural Resources
Supervising Agency Thar Coal Energy Board (TCEB)
Project Progress Update
  • Financial close attained in April 2016
  • IA/EA signed
  • Mining work in progress
  • 3.8 metric tons per annum (MTPA)
  • Thar Block II Unearths Coal on 10th June 2018
  • Commercial Operation Date (COD) expected December,2018

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