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Sri R.H.Khwaja, I.A.S., Chairman & Managing Director of SCCL receiving the award







1.                The Singareni Collieries Company Limited (SCCL) has received The National Award for the Fly Ash Utilization which was jointly awarded by Ministry of Power, Ministry of Environment and Forest and Department of Science & Technology.


2.                The Award was received by Sri R.H.Khwaja, I.A.S., Chairman & Managing Director of Singareni Collieries Company Limited on 4th December 2005 in New Delhi.


3.                SCCL received the award under Fly Ash Utilization category for using highest number of fly ash bricks in the country in various construction activities.


4.                158 Nominations were received for Fly ash awards under different categories. Out of this 18 organizations were given awards. SCCL is the only mining company in the country which received this award.


5.                SCCL is making continuous efforts towards a sustainable environment by various Eco-Friendly Mining practices. Utilization of Fly-Ash A potential pollutant is a step in that direction. The use of traditional bricks has been replaced with Fly ash bricks in all the construction activities in the company progressively from 2001.


6.                SCCL has used 531 lakh Fly Ash bricks in its various construction activities from April 2002 to September 2005. 10.62 Million Cu.M of Fly Ash was used to manufacture these bricks by the brick manufacturers.


7.                Apart from this 31,540 Cu.M of Fly Ash was also used for stowing operation in UG mines as Mine Fill in Prakasham Khani-1 incline, Manuguru and GDK 6A incline, Godavarikhani.


8.                SCCL has made it a policy to use only Fly ash bricks for the constructions like Office buildings, Public buildings, drains, sanitation works, compound walls, dwellings, underground workings such as isolation and ventilation stoppings etc.


9.                These bricks are being procured by the civil contractors from the 49 Fly Ash brick manufacturing units located near Kothagudem, Manuguru, Yellandu and Godavarikhani.


10.           The brick manufacturing units are collecting the Fly Ash from Kothagudem Thermal Power station (KTPS), Navabharath Ferro Alloys, Badrachalam Paper Boards, Heavy Water Plant, Manuguru and Ramagundam Thermal Power Station (RTPS).