Pembroke Resources is set to create 1000 jobs in Central Queensland after receiving the last major approval for its Olive Downs coking coal project from the state government.
New Hope Group forecasts that 500 jobs could be created, and a further 125 jobs saved, if the New Acland coal mine in Queensland finally wins a stage three approval.
Bowen Rail Company (BRC) has recently launched a haulage business to service the Abbot Point export terminal on the North Queensland Coast, close to the Galilee Basin coal reserves.
New South Wales has launched an underground mine explosives facility on the Central Coast to encourage further innovation and development of explosive testing.
The University of Newcastle has patented a thermal storage material that is set to be commercialised and used as an alternative energy source for coal-fired power stations.
The Queensland Government has mapped out $17 million in infrastructure projects over the next 12 months at the Port of Mackay.
The New South Wales Government has released its Illawarra-Shoalhaven regional plan 2036, which factors in the challenges coal developments face in the future.
A reduction of the allowable limits for respirable coal and silica dust in Queensland has taken effect.
BHP plans to reduce scope two emissions at its Queensland coal mines by 50 percent in the next five years.
New Hope Group has been forced to again reduce its mining activities at the New Acland mine in Queensland due to legal disputes regarding the project’s stage three development.
South32 is prepared for an extended wave of market volatility and lower commodity prices following a financial year of strong performance.
BHP has announced it plans to sell a number of coal assets as the company looks to simplify its portfolio.
BHP has now developed more than three quarters of the South Flank iron ore project in the Pilbara region of Western Australia.
The New South Wales Independent Planning Commission (IPC) has approved Whitehaven Coal’s application to extend the Vickery coal mine near Gunnedah.
Aurizon has recorded no significant impact to its operations in the 2020 financial year due to COVID-19, but expects a slump in the near future.
Glencore’s production of coking and thermal coal has taken a dip in Australia this year.
New South Wales has the potential to fortify its economic recovery by approving the 32 mining projects that are sitting in the NSW planning system.
BHP is reportedly struggling to find a suitable offer for the sale of its Mt Arthur thermal coal mine in New South Wales.
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Coronado Global Resources’ Australian operations have given a standout performance during the June quarter.