Following a recent suspension of Area 7 and 9 longwalls, South32 has reported production for FY17 at Illawarra Metallurgical Coal is likely to decrease.
New export data shows that global demand for Australia’s New South Wales coal continues at near-record levels, with exports increasing by 1.5 million t in 2016.
The latest AEMO report on events relating to high demand for power across New South Wales during the recent extreme heat conditions highlights the need for increased generation capacity.
Whitehaven Coal revises its production guidance for its Narrabri longwall operation, but remains on track to achieve its group 2017 saleable production guidance.
The New South Wales Planning Minister has denied any changes to policy on the Drayton South project after press reports suggests government may move to protect thoroughbred stables.
Mining royalties will deliver an AUS$208 million budget boost to New South Wales government revenues over the next four years.
Jindal Steel and Power is ramping up production at its southern Africa and Australian coal mines on the back of stronger coal prices.
The independent Planning Assessment Commission will make the final decision on an administrative modification application for the Bulga underground mine near Singleton, Australia.
In the December issue of World Coal, Steve Doyle, President of BtuBaron LLC, provided the consultancy’s half-time report on coal prices.