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BHP Billiton announces support for 'Recognise' campaign

BHP Billiton announces support for 'Recognise' campaign

The announcement reflected upon the historic step changes in formal recognition of the rights and interests of Aboriginal peoples.

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Important topics from the IEA CCC’s 7th Clean Coal Technologies Conference

Important topics from the IEA CCC’s 7th Clean Coal Technologies Conference

At the IEA Clean Coal Centre’s 7th Clean Coal Technologies Conference, coal the flexibility of coal, pollutant emissions and carbon capture were discussed.

India to open 60 new coal mines

India to open 60 new coal mines

The new mines form part of the overall plan to double the current production Coal India in five years.

Norway oil fund plans to withdraw from coal-burning utilities

Norway oil fund plans to withdraw from coal-burning utilities

The finance committee of Norway’s parliament announced that opposition and governing parties had come to an agreement.

Stockton mine reserve update

Stockton mine reserve update

Atlantic Coal has announced that Wardell Armstrong International Ltd have re-assessed the Stockton reserve.

 

Colombia’s coal sector

Colombia’s coal sector

Since the application of a series of regulatory reforms in 2003, Colombia has seen a marked increase in coal production.

South African power plants face coal shortfall

South African power plants face coal shortfall

South African utility Eskom faces a 17 million t coal shortfall by 2017 at its coal-fired power plants.

Coal export credits under fire

Coal export credits under fire

The export credits assist developed nations provide coal-fired generation and mining technology to poor nations.

globalCOAL joined by eight new Indian members

globalCOAL joined by eight new Indian members

Eight new Indian Market Members have joined globalCOAL’s® online coal trading community.

 

Aggreko provides power to Las Bambas mine

Aggreko provides power to Las Bambas mine

Aggreko was appointed by MMG Limited to deliver 20 MW of power to the Las Bambas mine situated more than 4000 meters above sea level.

An expansion into Indonesia for mining explosives company

An expansion into Indonesia for mining explosives company

BME, a South Africa-based supplier of explosives to the mining industry, is set to expand into Indonesia.

Mozambique’s coal industry will grow to 2018

Mozambique’s coal industry will grow to 2018

Despite headwinds from the low metallurgical coal price and government moves to increase taxation on the mining sector, Mozambique’s coal sector will grow to 2018.

Natural gas, renewables disrupt US power market

Natural gas, renewables disrupt US power market

An influx of natural gas and renewables generation capacity is raising news challenges for the US power industry.

 

Profile of Chinese coal power plants changing

Profile of Chinese coal power plants changing

Chinese coal-fired power plants are getting bigger and more efficient as the government pushes the replacement of older capacity with modern ultra-supercritical plants.

AXA axes €500 million of coal investments

AXA axes €500 million of coal investments

French insurer AXA has announced that it is cutting its exposure to the coal industry, withdrawing investments worth €500 million.

Engineering work advances on Colombia's Fenoco coal railway

Engineering work advances on Colombia's Fenoco coal railway

The line's overnight use was stopped in February by The Constitutional Court after residents of one town protested against noise.

Rusha Surface Mine Workers give NVQ training ‘top marks’

Rusha Surface Mine Workers give NVQ training ‘top marks’

The workforce at a Scottish surface coal mine have benefited from on-site training.

 

 
 

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