They barely have enough to last a week, the lowest level since one of the world's worst blackouts hit the country in 2012.
Cline Group now owns a 75% stake in the project, considered one of the largest undeveloped coal deposits in North America.
The country’s top court will decide on whether to revoke those permits in a series of hearings starting September 1.
And that's only during the construction phase.
The new repurchase program will remain active until Dec. 31, 2015.
Economists say the mining boom increased Australian living standards substantially.
Gold assets among favourites.
The open pit mine would produce 7 million tonnes of coal a year and contribute $33 million in annual royalties.
Glencore CEO Ivan Glasenberg strikes positive note after announcing jump in profits, output and better trading conditions at Swiss commodities giant.
World's largest primary silver mine by annual production is BHP Billiton's.
Who were the top earners in 2013?
Chief Executive Officer Andrew Mackenzie said the project ramains in BHP's main plans, but added the firm is not in a rush to develop it.
Last year alone 1,049 people were killed or went missing in mining-related accidents in China.
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World's number one miner hopes to save $3.6 billion spinning off aluminium, coal, manganese, nickel and silver assets into new company.
Conflict forcing coal mines to cut output, close.
Again shouldered most of the burden.
The division contributed just $746 million of the $21.12 billion earnings BHP reported for the 2013 financial year.
China burns almost as much coal as the rest of the world combined, but new data show year to date declines in output and sales.
Speculation is of a new Perth-based company with current CFO Graham Kerr at the helm housing non-core assets including Australian lead-silver mine.
Germany opened more coal-fired power plants in 2013 than any other time in the past 20 years.
Who stands to capture the graphite market?
Adani now only needs to get the federal government green light on the same railway to have all required permits in place.
Country well on way to goal of 50% wind power by 2020.
Compares with a near doubling of mining, exploration and services positions in the country over the previous five years.
Decision to to lob off Billiton assets could come as early as next week.
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