Australia’s Minister for Resources, Water and Northern Australia Keith Pitt has announced an inquiry into the financial sector’s treatment of Australia’s resources industry.
BHP plans to seek approval for an extension of operations at the Mount Arthur thermal coal mine in New South Wales to 2045 despite recent efforts to sell the asset.
The Australian Rail Track Corporation (ARTC) has restarted its coal services on the Hunter Valley Network in New South Wales after the state bore the brunt of severe flooding.
New Hope Group chief executive officer Reinhold Schmidt is expecting a stronger period ahead for the company, who experienced a decline in coal sales and production for the first half of the 2021 financial year.
Australian Pacific Coal (AQC) has extended a strategic review of the Dartbrook coal mine in New South Wales after the company was unable to finalise a board decision on a capital raising.
Australia’s mining industry is being encouraged to diversify its export markets beyond key commodities such as iron ore and gold.
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.
Australia’s mineral exploration expenditure has risen by 2.5 per cent in the December 2020 quarter, according to Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS) data.
Coronado Resources is expecting demand from international markets for its metallurgical coal will climb 14 per cent by 2030.
Australia’s iron ore exports have declined following port shutdowns in Port Hedland due to cyclone concerns, according to Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS) data.
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.
Macmahon Holdings has signed a four-year, $220 million contract with Silver Lake Resources to perform mining works at the Deflector gold-copper mine in Western Australia.
Coal is forecast to hold its top position as India’s largest single source of electricity in 2040, despite the rising use of renewable energy, according to International Energy Agency (IEA).
Mach Energy Australia submitted an Environmental Impact Statement (EIS) to the New South Wales Government to double the Mount Pleasant coal mine’s output.
Glencore has suffered a blow to its Australian coal production across all product categories during the second half of last year.
South32’s proposed mine life extension for the Dendrobium mine in New South Wales has been rejected by the New South Wales Government Independent Planning Commission (IPC).
New Hope Group’s proposal for the stage three expansion of the New Acland coal mine in Queensland has received another setback with the High Court of Australia referring the case back to the Land Court of Queensland.
Australia’s mining workforce has continued a steady climb in numbers, with national coal mining employment reaching a record high, according to data from the Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS).
South32 has stepped away from the Eagle Downs metallurgical coal project in Queensland after deciding it’s not financially viable.