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Overview

Historical

Block-II Area came into existence in the year 1983-84 primarily for the production of Coking Coal with the inclusion of the Nudkhurkee OCP, Benedih OCP, Jamunia OCP & the opening of Block-II Project. The Block-II Project was funded by World Bank. The project was envisaged to improve the financial position of BCCL and to meet the growing demand of Coking Coal in the country.

In the year 2002-03 Benedih OCP, Nudkhurkee OCP & Block-II OCP (Coking coal) were amalgamated and Block-II OCP (Non-coking) Project came into existence. In 2003-04 Madhuban Coal Washery also came under the administrative control of Block-II Area.

 

Location

 Block-II Area is situated about 40 KM west of Dhanbad & its

 Latitude          –                       23º 47’30” to 23º 46’30”

 Longitude       –                       86º 13’30” to 86º 10’30”

The Administrative Office of the General Manager of Block-II Area is situated in the palace of the Erstwhile Maharaja of Nawagarh Estate near the present Dumra Bus stand at a distance of 40 km West from BCCL headquarters, Koyla Bhawan, Dhanbad. All the projects under Block-II Area are situated 3-5 km away from the Area Office.The distances of the Area office from nearby important places are as :-

  • 40 km away from Dhanbad Railway station.
  • 10 km away from Gomoh Railway station
  • 4 km away from local railway station like Phulwartanr and Khanudih (Baghmara).

 

Public conveyance

The place is well connected by road with Dhanbad, Gomoh, Chandrapura & Phusro. Public transport facility is available to all the above places.

 

No of Collieries:

                                                      Departmental                   Hired HEMM Patch

BLOCK-II                                        Block-II OCP                      Crusher Patch-II(A) & III

JAMUNIA -OCP                             Jamunia OCP                    Kali Mandir Patch-II

Details of Leasehold area

Total leasehold area is 907 Hectares.

Area affected by Fire & subsidence & its dealing

Total area affected by fire & subsidence:-

Area affected by fire is eastern part of Block-II OCP Mine upto No. X Seam is approximately 14.5 Hectares. Fire patches are under operation to dig out the fiery coal and combustible materials to save the coal from burning and to stop further spread of the fire.

Further in Block-II OCP, CIMFR has been awarded to prepare scheme for dealing of fire near Adra-Gomoh railway line.

Workshop facilities:

Block-II Area has workshop facilities located at: –

1. Block-II OCP Dumper Workshop

2. Jamunia OCP Dumper Workshop

3. Regional Repair Workshop (RRWS)

BLOCK-II OCP DUMPER WORKSHOP

Here the maintenance & repairs of Dumpers, Pay-loaders, Cranes & other workshop equipments are carried out. The works carried out here include washing, greasing, daily maintenance, periodical maintenance & running repairs.

Dumpers at maintenance shed

The facilities available here are:

a) Diesel Dispensing unit ( Fixed unit)

b) Movable diesel dispensing facility (Diesel Bouzer)

c) High pressure washing facility with ramp.

d) Pneumatic grease pumps for greasing

e) Centralized lubrication system

f) Tyre Inflation facility Battery

g) Charging facility

h) Distilled water plant

i) Welding & Gas cutting arrangement

j) Hydraulic jacks & pressure gauges

k) Mobile servicing units (Maintenance Vans)

 

 

JAMUNIA OCP DUMPER WORKSHOP

Here like Block-II OCP Dumper workshop, the maintenance & repairs of Dumpers, Pay loaders, Cranes & other workshop equipments are carried out. Even Dozers are maintained at this workshop. The works carried out here include washing, greasing, daily maintenance, periodical maintenance & running repairs. The facilities available here are:

a) Diesel Dispensing unit( Fixed unit)

b) Movable diesel dispensing facility (Diesel Bouzer)

c) High pressure washing facility with ramp.

d) Pneumatic grease pumps for greasing

e) Tyre Inflation facility

f) Battery Charging facility

g) Welding & Gas cutting arrangement

h) Hydraulic jacks & pressure gauges

i) Mobile servicing units(Maintenance Van)

REGIONAL REPAIR WORKSHOP

This is the workshop that caters to the major repair works of both Block-II OCP & Jamunia OCP. The jobs mainly carried out here are as hereunder:

1. Heavy mechanical repairs

2. Reclamation works

3. Manufacturing works involving turning, machining, milling, slotting etc except casting, forging, heat treatment or annealing works.

4. Electrical maintenance repair works of motors, generators like assembling, changing of internal components, minor rewinding, insulation & varnishing works.

5. Assembling & component changing of mine pumps

6. Rehabilitation works of Dozers, Drills & Dumpers

7. Maintenance works of Cranes & Graders

The facilities available at RRWS for the various repair works include:

a) BICCO Lathe machines for handling heavy jobs

b) HMT make lathe machines for handling medium/small jobs

c) HMT make milling machine

d) HMT make radial drills

e) BATLIBOI Make shaper machine

f) ACCUMAX Make standard vertical drill

g) Power hacksaws

h) HMT make surface grinder

i) Overhead Cranes

j) Hydraulic jacks

k) Welding/gas cutting sets

l) Portable grinders, drills

Future planning

One Underground Coal mine of 0.45MTY capacity is going to be started in near future in the Area involving continuous miner technology. One Washery behind the existing Washery is under construction.