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MINExpo 2016: Cat 794 AC mining truck

MINExpo 2016: Cat 794 AC mining truck

The 794 AC mining truck, Caterpillar’s newest large mining truck, has made its mining show debut at MINExpo 2016 in Las Vegas.

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MINExpo 2016: Cat updates MineStar Terrain

MINExpo 2016: Cat updates MineStar Terrain

Caterpillar has updated MineStar Terrain with features to optimise mining productivity and operating costs.

MINExpo 2016: Cat introduces proximity awareness system

MINExpo 2016: Cat introduces proximity awareness system

Caterpillar has introduced a new collision avoidance system that uses the latest peer-to-peer communications from the automotive industry.

MINExpo 2016: Cat announces object detection systems

MINExpo 2016: Cat announces object detection systems

Caterpillar has announced the availability of Cat MineStar Detect Object Detection systems for mobile surface mining equipment.

GE wins EPC of the Year Award at Asian Power Awards 2016

GE wins EPC of the Year Award at Asian Power Awards 2016

GE received the EPC of the Year – Gold Award for its pivotal role as main contractor of Malakoff Corp.’s Tanjung Bin Energy power plant at the Asian Power Awards 2016.

 

New Finance Director for Anglo American

New Finance Director for Anglo American

Anglo American appoints Stephen Pearce as its Finance Director, following René Médori's retirement announcement in April.

US DOE to provide US$10 million to advanced combustion systems research

US DOE to provide US$10 million to advanced combustion systems research

The US Department of Energy selects eight projects to develop that enable technologies for advanced combustion systems.

Allegiance Coal to buy Telkwa Coal

Allegiance Coal to buy Telkwa Coal

Allegiance Coal has agreed to buy Telkwa Coal, owner of a farm-in agreement over an advanced metallurgical coal project in British Columbia.

Wilt joins Curry Supply

Wilt joins Curry Supply

Heather Wilt has joined Curry Supply, a supplier of commercial service vehicles to the mining industry, as Director of Marketing.

 

Planting seeds of potential

Planting seeds of potential

Reopening of Isaac Plains coal mine has bucked the trend of mine closures and divestments in the coal industry. Nick Jorss, Stanmore Coal’s Managing Director, talks to World Coal about the project.

Edenville Energy provides update on Rukwa coal project financial modelling

Edenville Energy provides update on Rukwa coal project financial modelling

Edenville Energy has provided an update on the status of the financial modelling work for its integrated coal-to-power project in western Tanzania.

Coalview Centralia fine coal recovery plant recognised for safety

Coalview Centralia fine coal recovery plant recognised for safety

Coalview Centralia fine coal recovery plant has been awarded the SMART Association’s A-Team Safety Award.

Metallurgical coal spot prices reach US$209/short t

Metallurgical coal spot prices reach US$209/short t

Following metallurgical coal spot prices hitting US$209/short t, Ben Fitzsimmons of Hume Coal has reported that this was extremely positive for the coal industry and those that rely heavily on it.

 

MCA hits out at calls to shut coal industry

MCA hits out at calls to shut coal industry

The Minerals Council of Australia has hit back at claims by The Australia Institute that shutting the coal industry would have little economic impact.

John Schubert steps down from BHP Billiton board

John Schubert steps down from BHP Billiton board

Dr John Schubert, a long-time member of BHP Billiton’s board of directors, is to retire following the company’s AGM in November.

Jameson receives tax credit

Jameson receives tax credit

Jameson Resources has received a tax credit related to exploration work on its Dunlevy coal project in British Columbia.

GE Future of Electricity Summit supporting Indonesian power generation

GE Future of Electricity Summit supporting Indonesian power generation

GE reaffirms commitment to meeting Indonesian power needs, through supporting technology pilot aiming to accelerate electrification and signing an MoU with Barata Indonesia to collaborate on local manufacturing.

 

 
 

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