Mining boosts economic development

Mining boosts economic development

Mining is making a growing contribution to the economies of low- and middle-income countries, according to a new report from the International Council on Mining & Metals.

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Viking Mines: Berkh Uul project update

Viking Mines: Berkh Uul project update

Viking Mines has provided a quarterly update on the state-of-play of operations at its Berkh Uul coal project in Mongolia

IPC secures funding to mine Nungu underground reserves

IPC secures funding to mine Nungu underground reserves

IPC Coal and IPC Mining have secured funding from Centaur Holdings to mine the underground reserves at Nungu coal mine in South Africa.

Gerald Luttrell to deliver Coal Prep keynote

Gerald Luttrell to deliver Coal Prep keynote

Virginia Tech’s Prof. Gerald Luttrell will deliver the keynote presentation at this year’s Coal Prep International show.

AGL suspends coalbed methane drilling

AGL suspends coalbed methane drilling

AGL has suspended coalbed methane drilling near Gloucester, Australia, following chemical discovery

 

Progress at Mongolian coal railway

Progress at Mongolian coal railway

Aspire Mining signs agreement with China Railways to complete first stage of feasibility study for Erdenet to Ovoot

Government will rule on coalbed methane project

Government will rule on coalbed methane project

Dart Energy has lost patience with Shropshire councillors, asking a government inspector to rule on coalbed methane drilling plans

New lease of life for Polish coal mine

New lease of life for Polish coal mine

New World Resources will revive the Debiensko coal project in Poland, following results of pre-feasibility study

Chinese coal production drops in 2014

Chinese coal production drops in 2014

Chinese coal production dropped last year for the first time since 2000, according to figures from the China National Coal Association.

 

Coal firms to press ahead with production in Botswana

Coal firms to press ahead with production in Botswana

Coal explorers in Botswana are pressing ahead with plans to begin production without the Trans-Kalahari railway

India could allow commercial coal mining in the near future

India could allow commercial coal mining in the near future

India could open up its coal industry to commercial mining by private companies in the near future, said the country’s Minister for Coal and Power.

Republicans say EPA’s coal ash rule would create confusion

Republicans say EPA’s coal ash rule would create confusion

In the US, House Republicans have argued that rules to regulate the handling of coal ash will only create confusion

Coal still king... just

Coal still king... just

Coal-fired generation remained top of the UK energy mix in 2014 but faced strong challenges from gas and renewables.

 

A week in coal: 23 January

A week in coal: 23 January

The World Coal news team rounds up the headline stories that broke in the global coal industry this week

Ember Resources CBM play pays dividends

Ember Resources CBM play pays dividends

Ember Resources backing of coalbed methane in Canada is paying dividends

Congress, courts and governors

Congress, courts and governors

The head of the National Mining Association outlines three reasons to be positive on the chances of challenging the Clean Power Plan in 2015.

Anglo American reviews coal portfolio

Anglo American reviews coal portfolio

Coal mines may be put up for sale as Anglo American reviews its broader coal portfolio

 

 
 

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