Despite performance challenges South32 believes it remains on track to achieve the 2017 financial year production guidance set at most of its operations.
Queensland has recorded a $1.6 billion increase in exports, driven by the rising value of hard coking coal and liquefied natural gas exports.
Improved commodity prices are expected to push Australia’s mining and energy export earnings to a record in 2016-17, according to the Department of Industry, Innovation and Science.
Plans for the Styx Coal project in Queensland have commenced, expected to create up to 500 jobs in the region.
South32 has lowered its production guidance at the Illawarra coal operation in New South Wales following ongoing issues at the mine this year.
Global appetite for coal is waning as alternative energy sources continue to chip away at its dominance, according to the International Energy Agency (IEA).
Paringa Resources will raise $8 million on the ASX to fund development of the Poplar Grove coal project in the United States.
Adani will focus on sourcing employees for its Carmichael coal project workforce from regional Queensland and will not use foreign workers on 457 visas.
Rio Tinto has confirmed reports that it is under investigation by the US Securities Exchange Committee (SEC) over an impairment in its 2012 accounts in Mozambique.
The number of mining deals in Australia is rising, according to Ernst & Young’s (EY) third quarter global mining and metals M&A activity report.
Glencore has announced plans to restart mining at the Integra underground coal mine in the NSW Hunter Valley for two years, creating up to 275 new jobs.
The current surge in coal prices has signalled positivity in the resources sector, leading to announcements of mines reopening both in Australia and overseas.
Putting a price on carbon would benefit the Australian gas industry, at least in the short term.
Whitehaven Coal has recorded an increase in coal output following the release of their September quarterly report.
A breakdown on how the major commodities have performed this year, and which are shaking off the slump, and those still in a trough.
Yancoal’s Austar coal mine has recorded another dangerous coalburst, knocking two workers to the ground.
QLD state member for Mirani, Jim Pearce, claims he will expose ‘corruption’ at Anglo American’s Queensland coal operations.
Up to 90 workers will be cut at Anglo American’s German Creek coal mine following a series of industrial actions and failed EBA negotiations.
What does a coal miner’s working roster in China have to do with Australia’s export income and the well-publicised budget deficit? Quite a bit it turns out.
The UK has opened its first art gallery dedicated to mining art.