Coal Mining News

Compliance Energy Corporation (TSXV: CEC) – Positive pre-feasibility results – Cash and marketable securities alone account for $0.23 per share

Investment Highlights Pre-feasibility study (PFS) completed for the Raven underground coal mine on Vancouver Island. On a 100% basis, the pre-tax NPV at an 8% discount rate is $201.9 million. The pre-tax Internal Rate of […]

Polaris Receives ANZEx Certificate for Use in Coal Mines in Queensland, Australia

NL Technologies, which designs and markets underground digital communications solutions for the mining and tunneling industries, announced today that they received the ANZEx approval certificate from Simtars for the Polaris cap lamp. Read the press release

Reports bullish on metals, coal demand, says National Mining Association

There are “few convincing signs” that supply of metals will match booming global demand for them, says a new report by the International Monetary Fund (IMF). Read more

Four mine control systems upgraded

Automation and control specialist company Systems Automation & Management (SAM) has upgraded the old instrumentation and control systems at several coal mines, as well as at a rapid load-out station, owned by global diversified miner […]

U.S. Department of Labor Honors Peabody Energy's Farmersburg Surface Mine as Nation's Safest

The U.S. Department of Labor has presented Peabody Energy's Farmersburg Mine with the Sentinels of Safety Award – the nation's highest safety honor. The award recognizes the safest large surface coal mine in the United […]

Wenco Signs Largest-Ever Contract with Coal India Mines

In what is officially the largest deal in company history, Wenco International Mining Systems Limited has secured a contract for the supply and installation of Wenco’s Fleet Management System (FMS) to four of Coal India […]

US firm's fleet management solution selected for Moz coal mine

U.S. mining technology company Modular Mining Systems’ fleet management and machine guidance solutions have been selected by the Vale-owned Moatize coal mine, in Mozambique. Read more

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 […]