SCCL has been operating UG mines for the last 123 years. As on 01.04.2012, there are
35 Underground mines in SCCL.
Beginning with Conventional Bord and
Pillar method (Hand section mining), SCCL has introduced semi-mechanisation
with SDL & LHD and higher level of mechanization with Long Wall, Continuous
Miner & Blasting Gallery.
Special method i.e., Blasting Gallery (BG) has been adopted successfully for extraction
of thick seams.
Machine mining technologies from UG mines – 2011-12
Man riding car(left) & Man riding chair(right) in UG mines of SCCL