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DRA Global awarded Carmichael Project contract

DRA Global has won its second major contract on Bravus Mining & Resources’ Carmichael Project, delivering the AUS$140 million coal preparation plant, where the coal is processed and prepared for transport.

Department of Energy launches Minerals Sustainability Division

The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) has announced the establishment of a Division of Minerals Sustainability to bring an increased focus to securing a US critical minerals supply chain that will transform the US energy and manufacturing systems.

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EIA: US fossil fuel production expected to increase through 2022

The Energy Information Administration expects production of all fossil fuels – crude oil, coal, dry natural gas, and natural gas plant liquids – to increase in 2022, but forecast fossil fuel production will remain lower than the 2019 peak.


BHEL secures order from NALCO

Bharat Heavy Electricals Ltd has secured an order for a steam and power plant from National Aluminium Company Ltd.


NTPC’s oldest unit records highest PLF in current fiscal

NTPC Ltd’s first unit, commissioned 38 years ago at Singrauli in Uttar Pradesh, has achieved the highest plant load factor in India between April 2020 to December 2020, data published by Central Electricity Authority showed.


CIL to ramp up rail infrastructure

Coal India Ltd (CIL), underpinning for a cleaner environment in coal transportation, has placed increased impetus on rail evacuation and will gradually migrate away from the road movement of the dry fuel.


Yancoal opens Lake Kepwari

World Coal Association member Yancoal, the operator of Premier Coal, has opened Lake Kepwari, near Collie in Western Australia, 50 years after opencast mining operations started at the site.