Coal Mining News

Mobile Reclaim Hopper Enhances Production in Coal Stockyard

Telestack Limited continue to excel in providing innovative mobile coal handling solutions to its worldwide customer base. Telestack mobile materials handling systems are built to last, combining strength with the highest quality components available on […]

Teck and Canadian Pacific Announce 10-Year Agreement for Westbound Coal Exports

Canadian Pacific Railway Limited (TSX/NYSE: CP) and Teck Resources Limited (TSX: TCK.A and TCK.B, NYSE: TCK) announced a 10-year agreement to transport Teck's steelmaking coal from its five mines in southeast BC to Vancouver area […]

30 Million Tonnes per Annum East Kutai Coal Project Feasibility Study Returns Pre-Tax NPV of US$1.8 Billion

Churchill Mining PLC and its Indonesian partners the Ridlatama Group, have completed a feasibility study on the 2.73 billion tonne (“bt”) East Kutai Coal Project in Indonesia. Read more

Peabody Coal Moves Ahead of the Safety Curve

Peabody has become the first underground coal miner in Australia to install a long-term entrapment refuge, after purchasing a 14 person CoalSAFE refuge from MineARC Systems in August. Read more

Sable Mining Africa Limited: Rietkuil Coal Project Update

Sable Mining, the AIM listed resource company, is pleased to announce a positive update on Delta Mining Consolidated Limited’s (‘DMC’) Rietkuil Coal Project in South Africa, which has a SAMREC compliant gross in-situ tonnage resource […]

AEL Expands in eMalahleni to Meet Coal Sector Demands

In a bid to address the increased coal and electricity demands in Southern Africa, AEL Mining Services has responded by expanding and streamlining its operations in eMalahleni (Witbank) to enhance its service delivery to customers […]

Beacon Hill Resources Plc: off-take Agreement and Strategic Investment at Mozambique Coal Mine

Beacon Hill Resources plc (AIM:BHR), the AIM listed resource group, is pleased to provide an update regarding the proposed off-take and strategic partnership with Global Coke Limited with regard to Minas Moatize, its Mozambique coal […]

Metso to convert coal boiler to biomass-fired boiler for Dalkia in Poland

Metso will convert a pulverized coal boiler to a biomass-fired boiler for Dalkia Łódź S. A. in Poland, raising renewable energy production for Dalkia's plant in Łódź. The total value of the order is over […]

LED Headpiece Approved for ICCL Cap Lamp

Coal mine certification for NSW and Queensland has been received for Mine Site Technologies’ new LED headpiece designed to work with their Integrated Communications Cap Lamp (ICCL). Read more

Teck Updates Coal Guidance

Teck Resources Limited (TSX: TCK.A and TCK.B, NYSE: TCK) provide an update on its coal pricing and sales guidance. Read the full press release

Mechel Signs Protocol of Intent with China National Coal Group

Mechel OAO (NYSE: MTL), one of the leading Russian mining and metals companies,  has signed a Protocol of Intent with China National Coal Group. Read more

Hunno Coal: Development and Exploration Update

Hunno Coal is pleased to announce an update on the company's ongoing drilling and development programmes which include the Tsant Uul Coking Coal Project, the Unst Khudag Thermal Coal Mine and the Tenuun-2 Coal Project. […]

ATH Resources Appoints Group Finance Director

TH Resources plc ("ATH"), one of the UK's largest coal producers, is pleased to announce the appointment of Andrew Weatherstone to the board of the company as Group Finance Director, effective October 4, 2010. Read the […]

NLT NetPort-able IS Node Receives Approval by IECex in Australia for Use in Coal Mines

Brisbane, Australia- NL Technologies (NLT) announces the approval by IECex for the newest addition to their IS-approved family of Wi-Fi access points and network client devices supporting communications and tracking solutions for Australian coal mines, NetPort-able IS […]

UBB blast persuades MSHA to issue guidelines for industry compliance with ventilation regulations

As a result of troubling testimony heard in a recent field hearing regarding the explosion of Massey Energy’s Upper Big Branch mine, the US Department of Labor’s Mine Safety and Health Administration has announced the […]

Multotech launches pilot spiral coal plant capable of treating 36 t/h

Multotech Process Equipment’s considerable success with its 
 heavy minerals spriral plant led it to recognise the need for a similar plant in the coal industry. Read more

MSHA Issues Guidelines for Industry Compliance with Ventilation Regulations

The U.S. Department of Labor's Mine Safety and Health Administration today announced the release of four new program information bulletins pertaining to ventilation issues in underground coal mines. Mine Safety and Health Administration made the […]

When China Sneezes, Mining Interests Around the Globe Catch a Cold

Markets reacted quickly this Tuesday after Chinese officials announced a drop in oil imports during the month of July.  Oil prices immediately headed south, dropping below $80 a barrel after reaching new three-month highs on […]

The London REE Report: Green Energy

For better or worse, our governments have all signed up to promote renewable carbon light energy. Even China and India, they just won’t agree to sign up to a western imposed quota and timetable. But […]

Xstrata Board Approves US$1.1bn Ulan West Coal Project

The Xstrata Plc Board has approved the investment of US$1.1 billion to develop the Ulan West underground thermal coal mine in the central west of New South Wales, Australia. Read more

Vietnam’s coal trade balance to change drastically

Vietnam will gradually cut coal exports as local demand surges and supply declines, a government official said at the end of May. Read more

Mining rights application accepted for planned Waterberg coal mine

Australian mining company Firestone Energy says the application by Sekoko Coal, its black economic-empowerment partner, for coal-mining rights on the Waterberg Joint Venture coal project, has been accepted by the Department of Mineral Resources (DMR). […]

EU clamps down on loss-making coalmines

“Loss-making coal mines across Europe will have to close over the next four years after the European Commission clamped down on government aid to the sector on Wednesday. The move will hit hardest in Germany’s […]

Increasing prices, demand lead to increase in mining projects

The increase in the gold price, the stability of the platinum price and increasing demand for copper, iron-ore and coal from China and India are leading to increased diversified mining in Africa, says engineering consultancy […]

NLT Australia to Supply Xstrata Coal’s West Wallsend Mine with IS-Approved Communications and Tracking Solution

Brisbane, Australia- NLT Australia, a subsidiary of NL Technologies (NLT) in Canada and known throughout the mining industry for their product innovation, was recently awarded the contract to supply a complete tracking and two-way messaging cap lamp […]