The 150-year-old Prosper-Haniel site — shuts in December.
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Anglo American mines platinum, coal, diamonds and iron ore in South Africa.
Taking a big step closer to building the long-touted project that has faced fierce resistance from green groups.
The company's 20,000-hectare China Stone thermal coal project is expected to produce 38 million tonnes of coal annually.
Britain's High Court quashed the government's rejection of the new mine on the grounds that the minister did not provide adequate evidence for his decision.
Operations at Driefontein, Kloof and Beatrix mines were halted late on Wednesday.
Due to better coal economics and relatively unsupportive renewable energy policies, we expect coal to still dominate the fuel mix at more than 60% from now until 2027.
China National Coal Group will supply in 2019 more than 97 million tonnes of coal to six utilities, with volumes rising in each subsequent year of the deals.
The outlook for coal depends basically on the growth of electricity and steel production in Asia.
BHP said its initial findings of the Nov. 5 incident showed the nearly 3-km (1.9 miles) long train came to a halt after a braking system control cable became disconnected.
Eskom, which supplies more than 90 percent of the nation's power, has warned of potential power outages amid low coal inventories after a major supplier cut supplies and sought insolvency protection.
Rates for dry bulk cargo carriers have collapsed 70% since August.
It is now our intention to get this job done, and find out why 29 men went to work on 19 November 2010, and never came home.
The project has a pre-production capex of $300 million with additional sustaining capital of $406.0 million.
In the past two years, Cat has been working on growing its offering, particularly in the underground segment, as well as filling up some gaps in terms of trucks sizes.
Queensland state is set to unveil proposed resource regulations that will require miners to pay into an "insurance fund" for the remediation of old mines.
We are now working on internal approvals for the final stage of talks - Daniel Ozon, CEO Prairie Mining
Indonesia's South Sumatra province plans to ban coal transporters from using public roads from Nov. 8
EY’s Canadian Mining Eye index — which tracks the performance of 100 Toronto Stock Exchange and TSX Venture Exchange mid-tier and junior mining companies — dropped 12 percent in the third quarter of the year when compared to the previous three-month period.
As part of a new plan to overhaul energy intensive industries, Shandong province is planning to consolidate dozens of small refineries and build mega-petrochemical complexes.
Joseph Burr Tyrrell not only discovered the Albertosaurus sarcophagus, he also had a prolific career in mining.
The judging panel includes former Minister of Natural Resources and current Transportation Minister Lloyd Hines, Chief Terry Paul of Membertou First Nation and MINING.com’s own Cecilia Jamasmie.
As electric vehicles slowly become a bigger part of the global fleet, questions about mileage and fuel efficiency are going to become more apposite.
BHP had promised to return all of the net proceeds from the $10.8 billion sale of its U.S. shale business to shareholders when the deal was announced in July.
The government is keen to develop the mine which holds an estimated 7.4 billion tonnes in reserves.