Coal Mining News

China's industrial heartland Shandong to overhaul energy intensive industries

As part of a new plan to overhaul energy intensive industries, Shandong province is planning to consolidate dozens of small refineries and build mega-petrochemical complexes.

Google honours Canadian geologist

Joseph Burr Tyrrell not only discovered the Albertosaurus sarcophagus, he also had a prolific career in mining.

Nova Scotia miners to give C$8,000 to those who can prove industry ‘rocks’

The judging panel includes former Minister of Natural Resources and current Transportation Minister Lloyd Hines, Chief Terry Paul of Membertou First Nation and MINING.com’s own Cecilia Jamasmie. 

You'll need 286 pounds of coal to fuel that electric road trip

As electric vehicles slowly become a bigger part of the global fleet, questions about mileage and fuel efficiency are going to become more apposite.

BHP to return $10.4 billion in buyback, special dividend bonanza

BHP had promised to return all of the net proceeds from the $10.8 billion sale of its U.S. shale business to shareholders when the deal was announced in July.

Mongolia looks to list Tavan Tolgoi in NY, Hong Kong in 2019

The government is keen to develop the mine which holds an estimated 7.4 billion tonnes in reserves.

BHP announces $5.2B share buyback, keeps promise to return US Onshore asset sale proceeds

The world's biggest miner promised in July to return the $10.5 billion in sale proceeds to shareholders.

Japan's Mitsui may sell stake in Australia thermal coal mine

Mitsui has said it will trim its thermal coal assets in the long term but would continue to invest in coking coal - a key raw material for steel-making.

Like Silicon Valley? Miners face uphill slog in drive to go digital

The mining industry needs to change the barbecue conversation - Jean-Sebastien Jacques Rio Tinto CEO

Glencore is going to get crazy rich on coal next year

Glencore expected to achieve annual cash savings of more than $300 million in its coal business by the end of 2018, but now it expects savings of more than $450 million by year-end.

India court asks regulator to decide on Tata, Adani power relief

The plants haven’t been running at full capacity after the court ruled last year that a change in regulations overseas couldn’t be a ground for increasing power prices.

Yanzhou Coal's Australia bet wins over Goldman on price gain

Yanzhou Coal Mining Co.’s high-profile acquisition of assets in Australia last year is set to pay dividends

Spain to close most coal mines by end of 2018

Government and unions reached a deal that will see €250 million invested in mining regions over the next ten years,

Teck Resources adjusted earnings fall on low commodity prices

Diversified Canadian miner Teck Resources Ltd reported a near 23 percent drop in third-quarter adjusted earnings on Thursday.

Caterpillar plummets after flagging tariffs-triggered high material costs

The world's no.1 heavy machinery maker reported third-quarter earnings that topped analysts’ estimates, but said the ongoing trade dispute resulted in $40 million in extra costs for materials in the period.

Brazilian pension fund Previ won't sell Vale shares before year end- CEO

Previ intends to reduce its stake in the miner over the medium-term.

Glencore boss Ivan Glasenberg to retire in 3-5 years — report

He is said to have already begun training three to four people to succeed him in the job.

Coronado to list in Australia after country's biggest coal IPO

Coronado Global Resources Inc. raised $550 million in Australia’s biggest coal initial public offering after selling securities at the bottom end of the marketed range.

Chinese rescuers race to save workers trapped in mine accident -Xinhua

A rock burst at around 11 p.m. on Saturday destroyed part of a water drainage tunnel in a coal mine.

China Sept coal output hits 9-month high as new capacity starts up

China ready to bring on the heat as the official heating season starts on Nov. 15.

Nova Scotia needs $19.5m to unlock mineral potential

The mining and quarrying industry is seeking government funding for an airborne geophysical survey program, considered an essential tool for attracting investment and job creation to the province.

India’s renewables sector forecast to double in the next five years

In the near term, coal remains to be the hot topic in India.

BHP says it has seen no material impact from trade tensions

Though we have not seen a material impact on our business, we remain cautious in the near term

The dirt on clean electric cars is just under the hood

Clean cars, dirty batteries.

On and off wind and solar power pushing coal plants to the brink

Nebraska's biggest power source is routinely pushed aside to make room for more wind and solar energy.