New Delhi: Coal India Limited's (CIL) Chairman of Pramod Agrawal flagged off the trial run of two 190 tonne dumpers and a front-end loader in Nigahi OCP of Northern Coalfields Limited (NCL), Singrauli through video conferencing on Monday. In the online flag-off ceremony Chairman congratulated NCL for the successful trial run of these dumpers and applauded for production performance of NCL amid Coronavirus (COVID-19) triggered lockdown.
Functional Directors of Coal India, Chief Vigilance Officer (CVO) CIL from Kolkata HQ, CMD NCL, and Functional Director from NCL HQ, CVO NCL, and other dignitaries were connected in the online trial run.
On the occasion, NCL’s Chairman & Managing Director (CMD) Prabhat Kumar Sinha assured CIL’s Chairman that NCL will meet its target along with battling against Coronavirus (COVID-19).
A high stripping ratio in NCL opencast coal mines requires it to handle and remove the large volume of material for the extraction of coal. Heavy equipment such as Dragline, Shovel, and Dumpers has been deployed in NCL mines for such operations. To accomplish the above mega task the company has introduced these high capacity dumpers which are loaded with advanced safety features like auto fire suppression system, Audiovisual reversing alarm, anti-collision device, auto dipping system.
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