||Feasibility study for extension of existing underground mining operation of Barapukuria Coal Mine towards the southern and the northern side of the basin without interruption of the present production (1st Revised).
||A.B.M Kamruzzaman, General Manager (Planning & Exploration) & Project Director
||Southern and Northern side of the presently coal producing central part of Barapukuria Coal basin, Parbatipur, Dinajpur
||4.5 Square kilo-meter.
||Approved by Energy and Mineral Resource Division (EMRD) on 31-01-2017
||A Contract has been signed with JOHN T. BOYD COMPANY, USA & Mazumder Enterprise, Bangladesh. Physical works of the project has been started on 02-03-2017 and will be finished by 01-09-2018.
||18 months (Physical works).
||02 March 2017
||01 September 2018
||To Extend the Existing underground Mining Operation of Barapukuria coal mine towards the Southern and Northern side of the Basin.
||Feasibility Study for Development of Dighipara Coal Field at Dighipara, Dinajpur,Bangladesh-Project.”
||Khan Md. Zafor Sadiq, Dy. General Manager (Marketing & Sales), BCMCL, Dinajpur & Project Director
||Nowabgonj, Hakimpur,& Birampur Upazila, Dinajpur.
||24 Square kilo-meter.
||Approved by Energy and Mineral Resource Division (EMRD) on 02-02-2017
||Contract Agreement has been signed with a consortium of MIBRAG Consulting International GmbH, Germany, FUGRO Consult GmbH, Germany (Present FUGRO Germany Land GmbH) & Runge Pincock Minarco Limited, Australia dated on 30 May 2017. Phyical works has been started on 01-06-2017.
||01 June 2017
||31st August 2019
||The main objective of the study is to conduct exploration at Dighipara coal basin to confirm the deposit 865 million metric tons of coal within around 24 sq.km area as identified by BAPEX using 2D high resolution seismic survey.