Cimic Group’s global mining services provider, Thiess, has been awarded a contract extension by Jellinbah Group to continue to provide mining services at its Lake Vermont Coal Mine in Queensland.
Despite disruptions during Q1 2020, global coal production is expected to grow, albeit by a marginal 0.1% to 8.13 billion tonnes (Bnt) in 2020, says GlobalData, a leading data and analytics company.
Metso has been awarded a contract for the design, supply and installation of a railroad car dumper system for CSX Transportation in the USA. The new Twin Cage Tandem Rotary Car Dumper System will be used for the unloading of coal from railroad cars at the CSX Curtis Bay Export Terminal, located in Baltimore, Maryland. The dumper system is expected to be operational in October 2021.
Pembroke Resources has received approvals from the Department of Agriculture, Water and the Environment under the Environment Protection and Biodiversity Conservation (“EPBC”) Act for its Olive Downs Coking Coal Project (“Olive Downs”) in Central Queensland.
Coal based power generation has fallen by over a quarter (25.5%) across the European Union (EU) and United Kingdom (UK) in the first three months of 2020, compared to 2019, as a result of the response to Covid-19, with renewable energy reaching a 43% share, according to new analysis by the technology group Wärtsilä.
Zonguldak hard coal mining doubles output and modernises plant technology
A core region of hard coal extraction and energy production with a 200-year mining tradition: This brief description applies to the Ruhr region, but also to Turkey with numerous state and private hard coal mines. But there is also a considerable difference: while coal mining in the Ruhr region has been history for a year, it has excellent prospects in Turkey. This is because the considerable regional deposits are to be mined more intensively than before. This is the aim of Turkey's energy development plan, which aims to reduce its dependence on energy imports.
The companies Halbach & Braun Maschinenfabrik GmbH & Co. (HB) and Wollbrecht Technische Innovationsgesellschaft mbH (TIG) have agreed on a takeover of TIG's mining products by HB.
The Queensland Resources Council (QRC) has welcomed the ongoing progress on development of the Pembroke Resources Olive Downs coking coal mine, bringing up to 1000 jobs closer.
The opening of the Byerwen coal mine in North Queensland is testament to the strength and diversity of the state's mining sector, Queensland Resources Council (QRC) Chief executive Ian Macfarlane said yesterday.
Anglo American plc announces the approval by its Board of the Aquila project to extend the life of the Capcoal underground (Grasstree mine) hard coking coal operations in Queensland, Australia by six years, to 2028. With an expected attributable capital cost of US$226 million, development work is expected to begin in September 2019, with first longwall production of premium quality hard coking coal in early 2022.
The Queensland Government’s approval of mining leases to extend the life of the Cameby Downs Mine in the Surat Basin secures jobs, exports and royalties for the State and confirms the long-term role for coal, the Queensland Resources Council said.
Strong projections for key Queensland resource commodities was good news for the State’s economy, jobs, exports and royalty revenue, Queensland Resources Council Chief Executive Ian Macfarlane said.
Cimic Group’s global mining services provider, Thiess, has secured a A$172 million contract extension from Bayan Resources to expand operations at Melak in East Kalimantan, Indonesia.
Queensland’s exports have surged to a new record of $82.8 billion – the third record month in a row – on the back of another increase in the value of coal and minerals.
Queensland’s coal industry has yet again demonstrated its critical importance to the State’s economy delivering record exports over the year to December 2018, said the Queensland Resources Council (QRC). QRC Chief Executive Ian Macfarlane said new data from Queensland’s ports revealed total coal exports of 223 million tonnes (mt) surpassing the last record by 2 mt set in 2016.
Cimic Group’s mineral processing company, Sedgman, has been awarded a contract at the Byerwen Coal Mine in Central Queensland, continuing Cimic Group’s long standing relationship with QCoal Group.
Turquoise Hill Resources announced the signing of the Power Source Framework Agreement (PSFA) between Oyu Tolgoi and the Government of Mongolia (Government), which provides a binding framework and pathway forward for the construction of a Tavan Tolgoi-based power project, as well as establishes the basis for a long-term domestic power solution for the mine.
Cimic Group company UGL has secured a new multi-year contract for maintenance and shutdown support services across BHP Billiton Mitsubishi Alliance (BMA) coal mines in Queensland’s Bowen Basin. The demand-based contract will deliver revenue to UGL of approximately $180 million.
The record returns from the resources industry to the Queensland budget show the importance of continued exploration and investment in new projects to keep the budget in the black, the Queensland Resources Council (QRC) said.