Safety and productivity benefits cited by new customer in purchase decision TORONTO, April 16, 2009 – Active Control Technology Inc. (TSX-V:ACT) today announced that a leading coal mining company has selected ActiveMineTM for the first […]
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BOGOTA, April 14 (Reuters) – Talks set for Tuesday between striking Colombian coal train workers and their managers were canceled, keeping alive a work stoppage that has slowed the movement of coal from mines owned […]
HONG KONG, April 14 (Reuters) – China Shenhua Energy Co (1088.HK) (601088.SS), the country's biggest coal producer, said on Tuesday its commercial coal production rose 16 percent in the first quarter but sales were steady….jmore […]
A Massey Energy Co. foreman pleaded guilty Thursday to failing to conduct safety drills at a West Virginia coal mine.
According to the Clean Coal Centre, the world’s use of coal for energy is expected to increase over the next 20 years. The demand for coal is increasing at a much faster pace than the […]
ABB, a leading power and automation technology group, has won a $32 million order from Vale in Mozambique for complete electrification and automation solutions to maximise productivity, monitor energy use and minimise energy consumption at a new coal mine. The new mine is, according to ABB, one of Vale’s major investments in Africa and will [...]
PERTH, March 16 (Reuters) – Prices of power-station coal from Australia, a benchmark for Asia, rose for the first time ina month to hover above $62 a barrel, buoyed by news of a thermalcoal deal […]
According to BHP Billiton Limited, Tropical Cyclone Hamish has disrupted its coal shipping operations at Gladstone and Hay Point ports on the Queensland coast. Ms Samantha Evans a spokeswoman for Melbourne based BHP said that […]
CRCMining, an Australian research centre, has been awarded a total of A$2.2 million in grants from the Australian Coal Association Research Program (ACARP). The company’s Vice President for Mining Research, Professor Paul Lever said the funding will assist six new and continuing research projects. The grants cover a wide range of projects; including continuing research [...]
Callidan Instruments, with help from Moscow based Instrumentation Company Konvels, has introduced its MoistScan® online microwave moisture technology to a wide range of industries in Russia. Many gauges have been purchased for online moisture analysis and control, with applications including iron ore, coal concentrate and mineral salts.
Hunter Valley Coal Energy (a subsidiary of BHP Billiton) Excel Coal Limited (a subsidiary of Peabody Pacific) White Mining (a subsidiary of Felix Resources) Donaldson Coal Whitehaven Coal Mining Centennial Coal Company Two moisture
AP via Yahoo News (Feb 10, 2009) - A judge on Tuesday ordered the federal agency that regulates coal mining to strengthen rules designed to make the nation's 38,000 underground coal miners safer by creating better-trained rescue teams.
Potential increased coal recovery from technology that addresses economic and environmental waste impoundment issues
A $13 million cooperative effort with America’s Office of Fossil Energy’s National Energy Technology Laboratory (NETL) over the past seven years has resulted in the successful demonstration of a novel technology that addresses a problem plaguing coal operators and environmentalists alike: separating fine coal particles from water and their ultimate use as a significant energy [...]
With the election of President Obama and the Democrat Party taking control of the U.S. Congress, the country experienced a major shift. For the first time in more than a decade, one party controls the […]
AP (August 1, 2008) - President Bush, in a speech to the West Virginia Coal Association, said that he's using his last six months in office to push new energy plans that include electricity from coal.
SYDNEY, Dec 12 (Reuters) – Exports from Australia's Newcastle coal port, the world's largest, could double under a state government expansion plan, Port Waratah Coal Services Pty, one of the operators at the port said […]
Toronto-based CIC Energy is going forward with plans to build a coal mine and power station at its Mmamabula project, in Botswana.
The quantity of coal exported from the world’s largest single coal terminal, the Richards Bay Coal Terminal (RBCT), remains high despite declining coal prices.
Work is well advanced on a drilling programme at Rio Tinto’s Mount Thorley Warkworth coal mine in Australia in a pilot project that aims to reduce the impact of greenhouse gases released during mining. If successful, the A$5.5 million pilot project will provide learnings to support the reduction of Rio Tinto’s carbon footprint at Mount [...]
The world’s largest producer of iron ore, Vale, plans to invest US$250 million to restart the Moatize coal mine in Mozambique. Vale has been the concession holder on coal mining in Moatize since 2004, when it paid over US$123 million for the license. The company expects coal production to begin in 2010 and 2011. The reserves are estimated at 2.4 billion tons of coal, making the Moatize mine the largest in the country.
A new report released last week by the International Energy Agency (IEA) predicts that primary world energy demand will grow 45% by 2030 with global demand for coal increasing more than any other fuel source. […]
As we go to press with the December issue, including an article on coal clearance from the underground face, news comes that Singareni Collieries Co Ltd (SCCL) - jointly owned by the Government of Andhra Pradesh and Government of India - has chosen two Bucyrus FBR-15 coal haulers for its GDK11a underground coal mine. This [...]
A new report released last week by the International Energy Agency (IEA) predicts that primary world energy demand will grow 45% by 2030 with global demand for coal increasing more than any other fuel source. IEA’s latest World Energy Outlook predicts that coal will be mined to meet more than a third of the predicted [...]
The authorities aim to boost the efficient use of coal supplies by raising the average recovery rate of the resource in the country from about 30 percent currently to at least 50 percent by 2010, […]
National Mining Association (NMA) President and CEO Hal Quinn today responded to comments Senator Obama reportedly made in a January 17 interview with the San Francisco Chronicle. In response to a question, the senator said […]