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Hazelwood future in doubt

Hazelwood future in doubt

Engie’s Hazelwood power plant and lignite mine in Victoria might be closed or sold, according to CEO.

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GLNG Train 2 begins production

GLNG Train 2 begins production

GLNG CBM-to-LNG project has begun LNG production from its second train.

EIA sees two decades of pain for US coal

EIA sees two decades of pain for US coal

The US coal industry faces two decades of contraction, according to the US Energy Information Administration’s Reference Case forecast in the Annual Energy Outlook 2016.

Inventys makes leadership changes

Inventys makes leadership changes

Carbon capture technology developer, Inventys, has announced a number of leadership changes.

Wesfarmers to writedown Curragh mine

Wesfarmers to writedown Curragh mine

Wesfarmers says it will take a non-cash impairment charge on its Curragh coal mine on the back of continued weakness in coal export prices.

 

Prairie continues permitting process for Lublin

Prairie continues permitting process for Lublin

Prairie Mining has reported progress in its permitting process for the Lublin coal project in Poland.

Contract extension for Kaufmann at thyssenkrupp AG

Contract extension for Kaufmann at thyssenkrupp AG

The Supervisory Board of thyssenkrupp extends Dr Donatus Kaufmann’s contract by five years.

First 800 MW supercritical thermal plant in Karnataka commissioned

First 800 MW supercritical thermal plant in Karnataka commissioned

Bharat Heavy Electricals Ltd has commissioned the first 800 MW supercritical thermal unit in Kanataka, India.

QRC criticises new state mining law

QRC criticises new state mining law

The Queensland Resources Council has criticised an amendment to the state’s mining law that re-establishes some objection rights to large mining projects.

 

AQC announce Dartbrook coal resource estimate

AQC announce Dartbrook coal resource estimate

Australian Pacific Coal has announced a coal resource estimate of a.1 billion t at the Dartbrook Project in New South Wales.

RC Inspection Ulaanbaatar laboratory name change

RC Inspection Ulaanbaatar laboratory name change

Following its expansion across Asia, RC Inspection Group’s office and laboratory based in Ulaanbaatar has changed its operational name to RC Inspection Asia Assayers.

Senior Management changes at Rio Tinto

Senior Management changes at Rio Tinto

Stephen McIntosh is to succeed Greg Lilleyman as the Group Executive, Technology & Innovation for Rio Tinto.

GEOVIA leads in Africa

GEOVIA leads in Africa

As stated in a recent survey by Timetric’s Mining Intelligence Centre (MIC), GEOVIA’s Surpac is the most widely used mining software across African mines.

 

Port of Hamburg 1Q16 bulk cargo throughput down

Port of Hamburg 1Q16 bulk cargo throughput down

Total throughput for the Port of Hamburg in 1Q16 was 2.5% lower compared to the previous year’s figures – with bulk cargo declining by 1.9%.

Hume Coal: appealing “significant improvements” rule would be futile

Hume Coal: appealing “significant improvements” rule would be futile

Hume Coal will not appeal against Justice Preston's Ruling in the NSW Land and Environment court.

Paringa amends coal sales contract with LG&E and KU

Paringa amends coal sales contract with LG&E and KU

Paringa Resources successfully amends its coal sales agreement with LG&E and KU for coal to be delivered from its proposed Buck Creek No.2 mine rather than its No.1 mine in Kentucky, US.

MSHA focuses on safety standards

MSHA focuses on safety standards

The US Department of Labor’s Mine Safety and Health Administration is increasing enforcement of its ‘Rules to Live By’ initiative.

 

 
 

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