Cranking up production is actually the opposite of what Beijing wants to do for Chinese coal.
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The equipment maker is currently spending most of its R&D budget in its digital area, which aims to help miners reduce the amount of machinery needed at operations.
The Dutch parliament has voted for a 55% cut in CO2 emissions by 2030, which would require the closure of all the country’s coal-fired power plants.
In a nutshell: Less rules, more drilling and more digging.
One year ago the most popular post at MINING.com examined how much longer the bear market in mining would last – compare and contrast.
Restarting idled coal mines might seem like an odd way to fight climate change, but that’s the plan for a U.S. conservationist and his business partners, who recently acquired three Tumbler Ridge-Chetwynd area coal mines.
Peru’s significant copper project pipeline and Brazil’s competitive iron ore sector will consolidate them as main drivers of investment in Latin America’s mining sector, says BMI Research.
The world’s second largest miner says is now rather “cautiously optimistic” in relation to what China's effect on commodity prices has in store.
Research suggesting that the country's economy would not be hurt by a gradual phasing out of coal production is met with ire.
Operational challenges and regulatory uncertainty in the region will keep a lead on its resources sector until at least 2020, says BMI research.
With supply gluts persisting from corn to oil, traders are already gearing up for declines.
The situation could add further heat to prices that have nearly doubled since the start of August.
Jindal Steel & Power Ltd. is also planning to resume operations in Mozambique as coking coal prices have more than doubled this year.
The main challenge for mining near-Earth celestial bodies is neither technology nor cost, but simply “convincing people it is realistic,” says Dr. Phil Metzger.
Energy and Mines has released the initial results of the first global rankings of renewables use by mining companies identifying the top 21 mining companies using wind and solar to power their operations.
The commodity added $14.80 per tonne on Tuesday alone. Its trading now at almost $200 per tonne.
Parabolic rise to hit $180 a tonne on Friday prompts talk of a bubble in steelmaking coal market.
Under the new plan, Chinese miners will cut or boost output to keep coal prices within a desired range.
PGMs down nearly 10% and manganese production down 24%.
OSIRIS-REx will collect samples from an asteroid and return them to Earth, in what it could be a pivotal step for firms currently planning to tap into the space mining business.
Erdenes Tavan Tolgoi (ETT), the state-owned company that holds the license to the deposit, has already begun evaluating bids and calculating the potential economic benefits of restarting it.
New study forecasts global thermal coal trade to shrink by 373 million tonnes per year, leading to minimum 30% fall in coal prices post 2020.
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