Itochu Corporation plans to start divesting its thermal coal mining assets in Australia from this year.
Whitehaven Coal expects to receive a government approval for its Vickery extension project in New South Wales in the next few weeks.
Whitehaven Coal has commenced its operation of autonomous haulage system (AHS) at the Maules Creek mine in New South Wales.
Whitehaven Coal has felt the impacts of drought conditions and bushfires as well as labour shortages in the Maules Creek operations in New South Wales.
Rising energy demand and climate concerns are facing off over the continuity of coal production in Australia.
Whitehaven Coal chairman Mark Vaile has talked up two significant, near-term assets that will underpin the company’s future growth – Vickery in New South Wales and Winchester South in Queensland.
Hitachi Construction Machinery Australia (HCA) and Whitehaven Coal have maintained a longstanding successful partnership in the Gunnedah region for several years.
A heavy collision at the Maules Creek mine in the Gunnedah Basin last year was blamed on Whitehaven Coal’s unclear communication to its crews about road changes.
Whitehaven Coal has achieved record figures across multiple fronts during the 2019 financial year as it benefitted from the high quality of its thermal coal.
Whitehaven Coal has beaten its production guidance for the 2019 financial year on the back of strong performance at its New South Wales mines.
Whitehaven Coal is on track to meet its full-year production guidance of 22–23 million tonnes after achieving record quarterly output of 7.4 million tonnes in the December 2018 quarter.
Whitehaven Coal plans to continue growing its production profile in the Gunnedah Basin in New South Wales as demand for high-quality coal increases.
Japanese equipment manufacturer Hitachi has set the foundation to play a role in Australia’s move towards an autonomous mining future.
Whitehaven Coal is well placed to deliver record fiscal performance in the 2018 financial year as thermal coal prices have reached seven-year highs.
Whitehaven Coal is collaborating with Hitachi to design and introduce an Autonomous Haulage System (AHS) to support its mines in north-west New South Wales.
Whitehaven Coal has struck a Native Title Agreement with the Gomeroi Nation which will see access granted for the use of 300 hectares of land in the Gunnedah Basin.
Australian Mining has put together a timeline of the key events in the ongoing Whitehaven Maules Creek battle.
The Gomeroi People have responded to the NSW Minerals Council CEO’s lobbying for the future of the Maules Creek coal mine.