The third and final report in the Minerals Council of Australia’s ‘Best in Class: Australia’s Bulk Commodity Giants’ series outlines why the qualities of Australian thermal coal give Australian companies a competitive edge in world markets while supporting jobs, innovation, and regional communities.
Coal news updates
Thiess has joined forces with Mine Energy Solutions to bring lower emission, dual-fuel technology to its mining fleet, the first for a mining services provider in the industry.
Vale has provided an update on the prepayment of Nacala Logistics Corridor Project Finance and conclusion of acquisition of Mitsui's stakes.
According to GlobalData, India’s coal market experienced growth in 2020, despite COVID-19 challenges and long-term shifts to renewables.
The Special Representative of the President of the Russian Federation for Relations with International Organizations to Achieve Sustainable Development Goals visited production facilities and got acquainted with East Mining Co.’s Green Coal Cluster projects in the Uglegorsk district of the Sakhalin region.
The Department Of Energy Office of Fossil Energy and Carbon Management has selected the West Virginia University Research Corporation to receive US$5 million for the research and development of an advanced component for thermal power plants to generate highly-flexible, low-carbon power from traditional, renewable, and nuclear energy.
The Coal Authority is applying a zero-waste method to the disposal of its reed bed cuttings by composting the material to divert it away from landfill sites.
Vostochnaya Mining Company began assembling high-rise elevated sections of the main conveyor connecting the Solntsevsky coal mine with the Shakhtersk coal seaport.
State Gas Ltd has announced that its second Rolleston-West well has intersected gas-bearing Bandanna coal measures very similar to the coals identified during drilling at its Rougemont-1 well in Central Queensland.
Anglo American plc has announced the completion of the demerger of its thermal coal operations in South Africa.
The Queensland Resources Council has said that Queenslanders can count on resources to help the state recover from COVID-19 and thrive well into the future.
More coal news updates
The contract for preparation of a FEED study on coal handling and preparation plant infrastructure to support commencement of operations at the Ovoot Coking Coal Project has been awarded by Aspire Mining to Sedgman Pty Limited.
In January – March 2021, SUEK produced 29.1 million t of coal, a 5% growth compared to 1Q20.
Whitehaven Coal has announced that the Federal Court has dismissed proceedings seeking to prevent the Federal Environment Minister granting an approval for the company’s Vickery Extension Project.
The Biden-Harris administration has submitted to Congress the President’s budget for fiscal year 2022, which features US$165 million to address coal mine reclamation and economic development efforts.
Mastermyne Group Ltd has been awarded the mining services contact to operate the Gregory Crinum Underground Mine, owned by Sojitz Blue Pty Ltd.
MetRes and M Mining have announced the appointment of Dan Yates as General Manager – Operations for M Mining Pty Ltd and Senior Site Executive for the Millennium mine, upon completion of the sales and purchase agreement from Peabody.
JSW has closed the tender to select the contract to construct battery no. 4 in the Przyjazn Coking Plant.
M Mining Pty Ltd has announced that it has executed an agreement with Coal Augering Services for the provision of coal auger mining services at the Mavis Downs and Millennium metallurgical coal mine.
The Global CCS Institute has announced that its membership now includes 100 organisations.
The fleet of the coal seaport of Shakhtersk of the Eastern Mining Company has been replenished with two self-propelled barges with a total of 15 000 DWT.
Uralmash – Mining Equipment (a subsidiary of Uralmashplant JSC) will supply a car tilter VBS-110G to Ecolant LLC, Vyksa.
Allegiance Coal Ltd has announced the commencement of production at the New Elk Mine and its production and sales plans for 2H22.
According to latest research by Fact.MR, mining machinery is set to witness elevated growth during 2021 – 2031.
The Board of Stanmore Resources Ltd has announced the appointment of Rees Fleming as company Secretary.