BHP has capitalised on a 35 per cent increase in prices for its iron ore mined in the Pilbara by delivering a production record for the second half of 2020.
Whitehaven Coal is wary of investing in its development projects due to turbulent coal markets that have been amplified by Chinese restrictions on imports from Australia.
Researchers have discovered that coal powder can be transformed into graphite using a conventional microwave oven.
China’s Foreign Ministry Spokesperson Wang Wenbin has underlined that the country’s actions regarding imported Australian products such as coal are in line with Chinese laws and regulations.
Glencore has named global head of coal Gary Nagle as the company’s new chief executive, with Ivan Glasenberg set to step down from the role next year.
The Queensland Government anticipates that lower coal royalties will send a considerable blow to its 2020-21 state budget, with a $4 billion cut expected over the next four years.
Bravus Mining and Resources (formerly Adani) has beaten its target for job creation during peak construction of the Carmichael project in Central Queensland.
New Hope Group intends to re-enter negotiations with the re-elected Queensland Labor Government to secure a stage three approval for the New Acland coal mine in Queensland.
China’s coal imports have dropped by 47 per cent in October compared with the corresponding period last year as trade tensions with Australia worsened.
Stanmore Coal has partnered with Blue Energy to develop an agreement to capture, process and market its mine gas from the proposed Isaac Plains underground coal mine project in the North Bowen Basin.
The Minerals Council of Australia (MCA) has stressed that Australia must adapt to emissions-reducing technology to meet growing seaborne thermal coal demand in the Asia Pacific region.
CIMIC Group’s mineral processing company Sedgman has received two contract extensions for QCoal processing plants at its Sonoma and Byerwen mines in Queensland.
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New Hope Group has recommended its corporate workers take voluntary redundancies due to ongoing approval delays for the expansion of the New Acland coal mine in Queensland.
Aurizon managing director and chief executive officer Andrew Harding has anticipated that China’s decline in coal import volume will continue.
Aurizon has pushed Australia’s federal and state governments to consider policy changes to increase the environmental and economical benefits of rail freight over road freight.
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.