Australia's coal exports in 2017 were worth 35% than in 2016, and was the country's second largest export in 2017 after iron ore.
Australia’s Queensland government grants mining lease to Baralaba Coal for am access route at its Baralaba North mine.
The Queensland Government has approved the mining leases for Queensland Coal’s Byerwen coal mine, near Glenden.
New Hope Group continues to break new ground in mining technology by trialling a diesel and natural gas hybrid truck at its New Acland Mine on the Darling Downs, Australia.
TerraCom’s subsidiary, Orion Mining, receives conditions for indicative approval the Queensland Government Department of Natural Resources and Mines for Blair Athol mine.
Stanmore Coal has taken steps to prepare for any weather-based disruption to coal production at Isaac Plains.
The high coal prices have seen a spike in Queensland government revenues, as it announced its largest budget surplus in a decade.
A coal shiploader at Queensland Bulk Handling, a coal export terminal owned by New Hope Group, has been recommissioned after suffering significant damage in a storm last month.
In the December issue of World Coal, Steve Doyle, President of BtuBaron LLC, provided the consultancy’s half-time report on coal prices.
Adani will locate the project centres for its huge Carmichael coal project in regional Queensland towns.