Coal Mining News

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 […]

Asian buyers in spate of Australian deals

“A spate of cross-border acquisitions in Australia’s mining and energy sectors was announced on Monday partly in response to the new government’s revised minerals tax and also because of China’s continuing thirst for commodities. Leading […]

Chalco drops $2.4bn Australian bauxite plan

“Chalco, the second-largest aluminium producer, has pulled out of a A$3bn (US$2.4bn) deal to develop a bauxite refinery in Australia, blaming a drop in aluminium prices and difficult global conditions. The Hong Kong-listed subsidiary of […]

Riversdale Mining signs agreements with Chinese venture partners for the development of the Zambeze Coal Project, Mozambique

Riversdale Mining Limited (ASX: RIV) has signed a non‐binding Memorandum of Understanding (“MoU”) with Wuhan Iron and Steel (Group) Corporation (“WISCO”) and a logistics partnership agreement with the China Communications Construction Company ("CCCC") for the […]

New Sandvik underground loader

Sandvik Mining and Construction has released the LS151, a 6t payload capacity underground coal mining loader. It is the first in a new generation of low-emission Sandvik LS series underground coal loaders, designed and manufactured […]

Australia and China sign over A$10bn of deals

“Canberra and Beijing signed 10 commercial deals worth more than A$10bn (US$8.8bn) on Monday as the two nations strengthened trade links during a state visit to Australia by Xi Jinping, the Chinese vice-president, who is […]

Ceramic pump impellers reduce costs

Specialist manufacturer of high-density and alumina ceramics Multotec Wear Linings, part of the Multotec group of companies, offers a range of ceramic impellers for slurry pumps in the coal, andalu-
site, platinum and other related industries. […]