Barapukuria Coal Mine

Barapukuria Coal Mine

Power sector

Master plan frequently changed for 'wrong projection'

The power transmission network did not expand in keeping with the increased power generation capacity in Bangladesh. Nether did the demand for electricity grow. Sources of cost-effective energy could ...

Master plan frequently changed for 'wrong projection'

Can Barapukuria coalmine meet the power plant's demand?

What was the logic behind investing taxpayers’ money in adding a third unit to the Barapukuria coal-fired power plant despite no confirmation about a continuous coal supply?

Can Barapukuria coalmine meet the power plant's demand?

Extraction of coal for power generation not feasible: Nasrul Hamid

State minister for power, energy and mineral resources Nasrul Hamid has said that all studies till now show that local coal extraction for power generation is neither feasible nor cost-effective.

Extraction of coal for power generation not feasible: Nasrul Hamid

Date fixed for indictment hearing in Barapukuria case against Khaleda

On 26 February in 2008, ACC filed the case with Shahbagh police station accusing 16 people, including Khaleda Zia and 10 of her cabinet colleagues from the 2001-2006 tenure, of taking Tk 159.71 crore ...

Barapukuria coal mine yard

Indictment hearing date in Khaleda’s coal mine graft case fixed

Khaleda Zia and the other were accused of causing a loss of Tk 1.59 billion to the state exchequer by awarding a contract for operations of Barapukuria Coal Mine to a Chinese company through abuse of ...

BNP chairperson Khaleda Zia

546,000t coal stolen from Barapukuria: CAB

The Consumers Association of Bangladesh (CAB) has claimed that the actual quantity of coal stolen from the Barapukuria coal mine was 548,000 tonnes, which is higher than the amount estimated by the ...

546,000t coal stolen from Barapukuria: CAB

Words & Messages

Another price hike in the offing

Another massive loss in the power sector in the region of Tk 80 billion is leading speculations of a hike in power rates. Once again the very method of quick power through fast tracked rental units ...

Another price hike in the offing

2 killed in roof collapse at Barapukuria coal mine

Two workers were killed and three others injured when the roof of an under-construction power substation at Barapukuria coal mine collapsed in Dinajpur on Sunday, reports UNB. The deceased were ...

2 killed in roof collapse at Barapukuria coal mine

3 sent to jail in Barapukuria coal scam case

A court on Wednesday sent three people, including a former managing director of Barapukuria Coal Mining Company Limited (BCMCL), to jail in a case filed over the disappearance of coal worth Tk 243.28 ...

3 sent to jail in Barapukuria coal scam case

Excessive moisture in coal causes Tk 250m loss for power plant

High moisture content in the coal at the government's Barapukuria coal-fired thermal power plant has caused losses amount to Tk 250m.Following media reports, the Barapukuria power plant authorities ...

Excessive moisture in coal causes Tk 250m loss for power plant
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