Mining Weekly reports: ASX-listed contract miner and construction specialist the Leighton Group on Wednesday reported that a number of its contract mining operations in Queensland had been affected by the severe weather conditions in Queensland.
Globe and Mail uses graphs to show the impact the flood will have on worldwide coal exports.
Video taken throughout Queensland shows the flood's tremendous impact on the region.
The Australian pays homage to the nation's can-do spirit. It also outlines the enormous cost of the disaster and the work required to bring the state back.
Cliffs Natural Resources said on Jan. 11 that it had agreed to buy Consolidated Thompson Iron Mines for nearly $5 billion in cash, seeking to bolster its presence in Canada, the New York Times reported.
The Sydney Morning Herald is reporting a drop in copper on the LME for the fifth straight session, after reaching a record $US 9754 a tonne during the first trading day of 2011.
Kansas City Business Journal reports: With China's accelerating economy heavily dependent on coal, mine safety has emerged as a national priority. Moving to embrace high-tech solutions to improve its record, 15 Chinese scientists and engineers this […]
Reuters India reports: Duke Energy's $13.7 billion deal to buy Progress Energy may allow the combined company to make better use of its aging coal-fired power plants as it seeks to boost generation from natural gas, […]
Grande Cache Coal Corp. (TSX:GCE) lowered production guidance for its current financial year and raised its expected cost per tonne, the Estevan Mercury reported earlier this month.
OfficialWire reports: The coal terminal at Dalrymple Bay, the largest Australia's Queensland state, is running at 70 percent of capacity despite fears flooding would halt production.
The Australian reports: Flooding in Australia's coal heartland has resulted in a price surge across Asia that could flow on to coal-dependent steel and electricity.
Reuters reports: Residents in Australia's third largest city, Brisbane, sandbagged their homes against rising waters Monday as torrential rain worsened floods that have paralyzed the coal industry in the northeast and now threaten tourism.
Old gold-mining shafts are being reopened around the world, as economic uncertainty and scepticism about other assets has sent the gold price soaring: the yellow metal hit a record high of over $1,400 an ounce […]
Michael Campbell: David could we just start and give the broad brush first of all where you see sort of that precious metals complex. I’m talking now the bullion itself and then we’ll move to […]
John Exter was an internationally known banker and a gold bug in the true sense of the word. He graduated from Harvard and was present when Keynesian economics first came to the fore. He lived […]
Source: Interviewed by Gordon Holmes of The Gold Report 3/3/10 http://www.theaureport.com/pub/na/5746 The gold rally that began last fall and drove gold through the $1,200 resistance level in late November doesn't seem to be panning out […]
When you get into a tight place and everything goes against you, till it seems as though you could not hold on a minute longer, never give up then, for that is just the place […]
For purposes of action nothing is more useful than narrowness of thought combined with energy of will. – Henri Frederic Amiel.1821-1881, Swiss Philosopher, Poet, Critic The theme for the past few years has been to […]