Construction of prime coking coal washeries in India

CIM Bulletin, Vol. 79, No. 892, 1986

D.D. BALI, General Manager, S. CHATTOPADHYAY, Additional Chief Engineer, Washeries Construction Division, Bharat Coking Coal Limited

The planning and construction of prime coking coal beneficia-tion plants in the nationalized mines in India are reviewed. Flow schemes, construction practice, materials consumption, and costs are detailed. Medium-capacity beneficiation plants with multiple loops are recommended under Indian conditions.
Keywords: Coal preparation, Coal washeries, Coking coal, Beneficiation plants, India.