The planned launch date for the first longwall is 2020.
Queensland Land Court recommends New Hope Corp. to receive a Stage 3 expansion mining lease for its New Acland coal mine.
One of the three raw coal storage silos that feed Ramaco Resources’ Elk Creek plant in West Virginia, US, experienced a partial structural failure on Monday.
Students came up with a magnetic track to transport coal, a helmet with a range of sensors to ensure miners are safe and easily contacted, and a wristband that measures their health while underground.
On Friday, Minister Mantashe marked the opening of Canyon Coal’s Khanye colliery in South Africa with a detonation procedure.
Cloud Peak Energy synthetic fibre main pendants just had their second annual inspection and are performing so well that the company has already outfitted two more draglines with this new innovation.
That growth has come mostly from the commodities that make Queensland a resources powerhouse – coal and gas.
On Wednesday this week, thousands of German miners took to the streets demanding job security following the announcement of government coal phase-out plans.
Stevenson Mining's proposed Te Kuha opencast coal mine, which would have affected the Westport Water conservation reserve is rejected on environmental grounds.
The Minister of Minerals Resources discussed the challenges faced by the coal and platinum sectors, and has committed to working with the industry to ensure growth and sustainability.
Strong demand for skills in the Bowen Basin would create new opportunities and jobs for workers from the Hail Creek mine.