Rescue efforts were hampered by dangerously high levels of toxic gas underground.
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Major flooding has caused parts of Queensland to be declared disaster zones, resulting in two casualties and more than 1,100 evacuations.
Coal became the number one export earner in 2018.
PPC, which is 51% state-owned, and the energy ministry are handling the divestment and the European Commission is overseeing the process.
Executives, investors and government officials meet in Cape Town this week at the African Mining Indaba, the continent’s biggest gathering of one of its most essential industries.
With the permit cancelled, it is hard to see how the Fraser Surrey Docks coal project could ever end up being built.
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Shares in the company lost a fifth of their value on Friday as investors were sceptical of its foreign subsidiary Cairn India Holdings’ $200 million investment in the diversified miner.
Fuel diversity is the increasingly overlooked but deeply important element of a reliable supply of power.
"A First Nations' voice to parliament is a meaningful step towards reconciliation," BHP Chief Executive Officer Andrew Mackenzie said.
Kyushu Electric and Tokyo Gas said instead they will consider building a gas-fired power plant, using liquefied natural gas (LNG), at the same site owned by Idemitsu.
Our target market is the southern African region at 1.2 million tons per annum, using a combination of road and rail transport.
"We need Eskom to be made into a much more efficient, cost-effective organisation"
GoviEx Uranium is studying the possibility of powering its flagship Madaouela project in Niger using a renewable hybrid solar power solution.
The number of electric vehicles will increase 1,389% – to 125 million from three million – by 2030.
The fiscus doesn’t have space for endless bailouts.
Mining companies now need to determine how to operate in a market that is characterized by rising stakeholder demands, a widening talent gap, as well as dwindling access to key inputs such as energy and water, says Deloitte in its latest annual report.
“We believe that clarity, compensation payments, and a relatively long phase-out period should trigger a re-rating for the company’s conventional power generation,” said analyst Guido Hoymann.
In Q2 2019, analysts expect investment levels across the European mining sector will be sluggish.
Only eight out of 115 workers voted in favor of a strike, much less than the overall worker majority required for a legal strike.
Analysts say they expect India to be a key market for global miners in 2019 as China's "war on pollution" will lead to lower demand from that country.
The contract will generate at least $586 million in royalties, income and social project investment during its lifetime.
It is improbable that a strike would have an impact on total exports.
"It feels like the penalties are not balanced" - Hendra Sinadia, Indonesian Coal Mining Association.
"The markets are a reality, they are outside RBCT's control" - Nosipho Siwisa-Damasane, RBCT chairwoman.