Country’s top economic planner aims to cut 800 million tonnes of coal capacity a year until 2020, even as production and consumption of the fuel increases.
Coal Mining News
Preliminary data released by the U.S. Department of Labor’s Mine Safety and Health Administration indicate that in 2016, 25 miners died in work-related accidents at the nation’s mines – down from 29 in 2015.
The number of casualties from a coal mine accident in India has risen to 18, nearly doubling the 10 found dead soon after the Dec. 29 incident.
The global mining industry rebounded from multi-year lows in 2016 – MINING.com's most popular posts of the year tell the story.
Two separate mining accidents in India and Myanmar have together claimed the lives of a dozen miners, though the death toll may rise as the search for bodies continues.
Down more than 5% as market for steelmaking raw material corrects after dizzying year.
Last fall, Conuma put 170 coal miners back to work at the Brule mine. The company is now busy hiring back another 220 miners at the Wolverine mine.
The Chinese National Bureau of statistics mentioned a growth of “157 percent in the first 11 months of 2016”.
Proposed recoveries for key stakeholders.
Turnaround in GDP expansion in world's top commodity consumer over the past few months "almost as sharp as in 2009" says new study.
“ Canada is looked to as a leader in mineral exploration and development,”
Despite the hype around renewables, it takes time, money, and new technology to build out these plants at a scale that will make a difference.
Commodity price recovery; King Coal on the way out; mining tech on the way in — among the most covered issues this year.
Individuals from coal-depleted regions in Appalachia say politicians want to create jobs in mines but overlook the fact that coal is simply running out.
CAT launched a fully mechanized longwall system for continuous mining of flat and tabular deposits.
Under the new rule companies must restore streams, return mined areas to their original form as well as test and monitor streams near coal mines before, during and after drilling.
Atlas Copco Rock Drills AB has been named coordinator of the European consortium on Sustainable Intelligent Mining Systems (SIMS). This mining industry initiative is funded by Horizon 2020, the biggest EU research and innovation program ever.
The goal, in Gates’ own words, is to build companies that will help “deliver the next generation of reliable, affordable, and emissions-free energy to the world.”
The Trump Administration will find it difficult to use the stroke of a pen to overturn policies and regulations pertaining to climate change, endangered species, and other key issues according to experts.
Fresh UN sanctions against North Korea aimed at punishment for a nuclear test in September will be honoured by China, the reclusive regime's most important trading and diplomatic partner.
Russian-Canadian Vera Kirikova will become human resources group executive while Simone Niven will assume the corporate relations group executive post.
Just as quarterly benchmark negotiations between miners and Japanese steel mills kick off, the coking coal price comes off the boil.
While the miner is not longer being pressed to include its platinum assets in the divestment plan, the issue of how to package mines and which ones to include, remains a bone of contention.
Many people seem to think Trump is going to "fix" the US by invoking the isolationist, nationalist, and oft failed economic policy of protectionism.
At 92 million tonnes November iron ore imports were the third highest on record, while China's coal imports doubled during the month from a year ago.