Nava Bharat (Singapore) Pte. Limited holds a majority equity stake in Maamba Collieries Limited (MCL), Zambia. MCL is the largest coal mining company in Zambia, with total estimated reserves of 192 million tonnes comprising high grade and thermal grade coal spread over 1070 hectares out of a total concession area of 7900 hectares at Maamba.
MCL adopts modern, eco-friendly mining and processing methods resulting in production of quality coal in the form of nuts, peas and fines meeting the requirements of domestic industries.
In recognition of the above practices, MCL bagged the prestigious "Environmental Award 2012" from Zambia Environmental Management Agency (ZEMA).
For maintaining a history of sustained regulatory compliance over 2-3 years and demonstrated commitment to continuous environmental improvement., MCL received “Environmental Award for Overall Contribution to sound Management Practices in Industry 2016” from ZEMA.