Action Drill & Blast (ADB), a subsidiary of NRW Holdings, has been awarded several mining contracts worth a combined $57 million.
The Australia Institute, a Canberra-based think tank that covers a wide range of subjects, has announced that the Minerals Council of Australia (MCA) is overzealous in its promotion of the coal industry.
Rio Tinto and two former leading executives, including Tom Albanese, have been charged with fraud in the United States over the company’s dealings in Mozambique earlier this decade.
Mineral processing specialist FLSmidth is providing ongoing design and operational guidance to increase fine coal output and productivity improvements at one of New South Wales’ premier open pit coal mines.
South32 has restarted production at the Appin coal mine in New South Wales following a an operational review to improve performance.
Whitehaven Coal is confident of a positive outlook for the company in the global coal market.
The Australian Government’s Department of Industry, Innovation and Science remains steadfast in its forecast that the iron ore price will average below $US50 a tonne in 2019.
India’s Adani has chosen Townsville and Rockhampton as the Queensland cities to host the fly-in, fly-out (FIFO) hubs for the proposed Carmichael coal operation in the Galilee Basin.
Yancoal Australia has exercised a call option to purchase Mitsubishi’s 28.9 per cent interest in the Warkworth coal joint venture in the Hunter Valley for $US230 million ($291.7 million).
Rio Tinto plans to buy back another $US2.5 billion ($3.1 billion) worth of shares, returning the proceeds from the sale of Coal & Allied to shareholders.
Rio Tinto has increased its coal reserves at the Kestrel underground coal mine in the Bowen Basin in Queensland by almost 50 per cent.
New research has found there is strong public support for the construction of a low emission coal-fired power station in New South Wales.
Golding Contractors, recently acquired by NRW Holdings, has been awarded a mining services contract at Fitzroy Australia Resources’ Broadlea open cut coal mine in Queensland.
Thiess has been awarded a $437 million contract at the Gunung Bara Utama (GBU) coal mine in East Kalimantan, Indonesia.
Rio Tinto has completed the $2.69 billion sale of its thermal coal business Coal & Allied in the New South Wales Hunter Valley to Yancoal Australia.
Thiess, CIMIC’s mining services provider, has secured a $300 million contract extension at Harum Energy’s Mahakam Sumber Jaya (MSJ) coal mine in Indonesia.
Underground coal gasification (UCG) has been banned in Queensland after legislation was passed through state parliament yesterday.
Mastermyne was last week awarded a roadway development contract at Whitehaven Coal’s Narrabri mine in New South Wales.
Queensland coal mines operated by Glencore and Anglo American will not be closed despite failing to comply with dust monitoring laws.
TerraCom has launched production at the Blair Athol thermal coal mine in Queensland, just over a year since it acquired the site.