Vedanta Bags Radhikapur West Coal Block in Odisha
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Vedanta Bags Radhikapur West Coal Block in Odisha

Vedanta has emerged as the highest bidder for the Radhikapur West coal block, located in Angul district in Odisha. Vedanta said, "The coal block is an

Vedanta has emerged as the highest bidder for the Radhikapur West coal block, located in Angul district in Odisha. Vedanta said, "The coal block is an optimal fit for the Jharsuguda smelter given its logistical location and annual capacity."

The block is at a distance of about 190 km from the Company’s Jharsuguda Aluminium Smelter. The mine has total reserves of 312 million tonnes and an approved per annum extraction capacity of 6 million tonnes. Once operational, it will provide fuel security, improve power availability and further strengthen the Company’s Aluminium and Power operations and performance."

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