Write-downs also hurt bottom line, yet production robust.
Robyn Lawley, Australian fashion model and environmental campaigner is using social media to protest the approval of a massive new coal mine in Queensland.
No signs of production slowdown in major coal-exporting countries.
The assets were acquired when it took over Riversdale Mining in 2011.
The White House document concludes that the cost of mitigating the effects of climate change could rise by as much as 40%.
Less expensive than burning domestic coal.
Survey shows 9 out of ten Australian mining execs see few positives over next 12 months.
The controversial US$15bn Carmichael Coal Mine and Rail Project is being developed by Indian conglomerate Adani Group.
Hundreds of thousands have died over the years at the city's main silver mine, as a direct result of cave-ins, overwork, hunger and disease.
Indonesia's top copper miner hopes next month to ramp up production and restart concentrate shipments from Grasberg, one of the world's largest copper mines.
Cost reduction measures in the mining industry could well have undermined the sector's productivity, which remains down, according to a new EY report.
The price drop overshadowed the miner’s coal sales increase during the quarter, which totalled 6.8 million tonnes, compared with 6.3 million tonnes a year earlier.
Move comes amid commodity price downturn.
Joy Global will use the Meridium tools to predict and prevent asset failures and enhance maintenance strategies.
Current activities are paving way for coal storage, site infrastructure and initial earthworks for the installation of water management systems.
India's government will initiate the process of allowing private companies to commercially mine coal and end the state monopoly after the public offer of shares of Coal India Ltd.
The country, one of the largest per capita greenhouse gas emitters, no longer has a carbon tax.
Imports needed for struggling power plants.
What a difference six months can make.
Coal-based power plants struggling to meet demand.
The sector is facing an even more uncertain future as the impacts from weaker demand and environmental regulations are creating more contractual volatility from the utilities to the railroads.
In the first half of 2014, the country’s coal imports grew just 0.9%, compared with 13.3% a year earlier.
As BHP considers the sale of almost all of the businesses that Billiton brought to the 2001 merger deal, experts say the firm is likely to end up leaving London.
This is the first time China enforces the use of clean coal, and it follows a series other pollution-curbing measures.
Government only now preparing first public report on 2008 strategy.
Government said close to a half of the country's coal power plants only have enough stocks to last a week.
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