Anglo American has maintained its full year production targets for metallurgical coal in 2021, after the first six months were disrupted by poor demand, development activities and elevated gas levels.
Macmahon Holdings has signed three previously announced contracts, one new contract, and largely avoided labour shortages which have plagued Australia’s mining industry.
Anglo American has awarded Bis a multi-year contract to deliver off-road haulage, materials handling and site services at the Capcoal operations near Middlemount, in Queensland’s Bowen Basin.
Boom Logistics has re-signed a contract to supply cranes and speciality resources for Anglo American across Queensland’s Bowen Basin.
Anglo American has confirmed mining activities will ramp up over the coming weeks at the Moranbah North coal mine in Queensland, while the Grosvenor mine should do the same later this year.
Anglo American chief executive Mark Cutifani believes metallurgical coal is necessary to decarbonise the planet, but does expect the commodity will eventually be removed from supply chains.
Wagners has renewed a haulage services contract with Glencore in north-west Queensland for another four years.
Anglo American chairman Stuart Chambers has flagged that mining companies have raised their environmental, social and governance (ESG) expectations.
Cat’s latest innovation, the MD6310 rotary blasthole drill, has allowed Coldwell Drilling Co to step further into the world of autonomous drilling.
Anglo American workers have started to re-enter the Grosvenor underground coal mine in Queensland for the first time since activities halted following an incident in May 2020.
Anglo American has secured 100 per cent renewable energy for its South American mines, as the company flags the industry importance of renewable energy in its journey towards carbon neutrality.
Anglo American is the second company to separate itself from its South African thermal coal assets following a similar move by South32 last week.
Anglo American has awarded a $200 million surface mining services contract at the Dawson coal mine in Queensland to Macmahon Holdings.
Anglo American is set to receive a royalty on Anax Metals’ copper-zinc production at the Whim Creek project in Western Australia as the former provides funding for the development.
Anglo American has extended its services contract with Mastermyne at the Aquila metallurgical coal project in Queensland for a further 12 months.
Anglo American is set to brief its workers on a return to the Moranbah North coal mine in Queensland after completing an investigation into the site’s coal heating incident.
Anglo American has evacuated its workforce from the Moranbah North coal mine in Queensland due to rising gas levels behind the mine’s longwall.
Anglo American has commissioned a reverse osmosis (RO) water treatment plant at the Aquila metallurgical coal project in the Bowen Basin, Queensland.
Anglo American has reported a 33 per cent drop in its export metallurgical coal production in the December quarter compared with the prior corresponding period.
For the best part of a century, the mining industry’s processes remained largely unchanged. Anglo American chief executive officer Mark Cutifani speaks about how the company is updating its processes for the next 100 years and beyond.