The coal seaport of Shakhtersk is the first in the Sakhalin region to receive the largest 300 m vessel for loading, with a carrying capacity of 206 000 t.
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The U.S. Department of Energy’s Office of Fossil Energy has announced US$6 million in federal funding for research and development to produce valuable products from coal waste-derived sources.
The share of coal-fired power in Indonesia's energy mix increased on the year to 38% in 2020 from 37.1% a year earlier, Argus Media has reported.
Johnson Winter & Slattery has advised Peabody on its sale of the Millennium coal mine in Queensland to MetRes (a 50/50 JV between Stanmore Coal and M Resources).
Teck Resources Ltd has recently announced the appointment of Sarah Hughes as Vice President, Audit and Improvement.
Tenders have been awarded by Tlou Energy to Zismo Engineering (Pty) Ltd for the construction of the overhead lines and to OptiPower for construction of substations at Lesedi and Serow
Trafo Power Solutions has customised two dry-type transformers for a coal mine in South Africa’s Limpopo province.
China Huaneng Group Clean Energy Research Institute Co. Ltd and Glencore have signed a memorandum of understanding for the cooperation on carbon capture, utilisation and storage technology, commencing with the CTSCo Project in Millmerran power station in Australia.
Global coal production is set to recover following COVID-19 related lockdowns and restrictions, by 3.5% to 8 billion t in 2021, according to GlobalData.
Mechel PAO has reported that the group’s Southern Kuzbass Coal Co. is launching the second section of the longwall 3-1-11’s working area at Sibirginskaya Underground Mine.
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The Office of Surface Mining Reclamation and Enforcement has notified the Oklahoma Department of Mines and the Oklahoma Conservation Commission that the state may no longer exercise regulatory jurisdiction under the Surface Mining Control and Reclamation Act of 1977 on Indian Lands within the State.
NTPC recorded its highest ever group generation of 314 BU in FY21, a growth of 8.2% compared to previous year.
Anglo American plc has announced the demerger of its thermal coal operations in South Africa, subject to the approval of its shareholders.
South32 Ltd has provided an update regarding the transfer of its shareholding in South32 SA Coal Holdings Proprietary Ltd to Seriti Resources Holdings Proprietary Ltd.
SaskPower’s carbon capture and storage facility at Boundary Dam Power Station near Estevan, Canada, has captured more than 4 million t of carbon dioxide since operations began in 2014.
Vostochnaya Mining Co. has implemented a quality control system for the condition of technological roads at the Solntsevsky coal mine.
Coal India Ltd’s measures is set to help lower India’s coal import by 90 million t in FY21.
Contango Holdings Plc, a London listed natural resource development company, has announced its results for the 6-month period ended 30 November 2020.
Loading operations have started at the Shakhtersk Coal Seaport, a key logistics asset of the Eastern Mining Co.
Tlou Energy has reported that Botswana's Department of Environmental Affairs has approved the EIS for its Boomslang project.
VGK has launched a large-scale project to modernise the seaport of Shakhtersk.
CONSOL Energy Inc. has announced that it has priced US$75 million of tax-exempt solid waste disposal revenue bonds to be issued through the Pennsylvania Economic Development Financing Authority.
Contango has advised that it is currently in discussions regarding a potential long-term offtake for coking coal produced at Contango's Lubu Coking Coal Project with the Zimbabwean subsidiary of a major Chinese industrial company and one of the world's largest stainless-steel producers.
Eskom has announced that Unit 3 of the Kusile Power Station has recently achieved commercial operation status.