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Coal mining in 2011 a landmark year

2011-12-21  Coal mining in 2011 a landmark year. 21 Dec 2011. With taxes and safety issues offset by new leases and promising discoveries, 2011 has not been short of big coal news. Chris Lo looks back at 2011, a landmark year for the global coal mining industry. The year 2011 has been one of mixed fortunes for the global coal mining industry.

Investigating Coal Mining Risk: Landmark Coal Reports

Investigating Coal Mining Risk: Landmark Coal Reports. According to UK Government figures, the UK coal produced around 70 million tonnes a year in the mid-18 th century and grew to a peak of just under 300 million tonnes by 1913. Although mining has almost completely ceased due to our need for cleaner fuel, it has left a lasting legacy of

CDC Mining History of the Mining Program NIOSH

Over the years, the UTY sought to reduce the use of unsuitable explosives, as well as the improper use of explosives, through research, training, and demonstrational programs. The introduction of permissible explosives to the coal mining industry had

‘Significant’: Landmark coal mine case to test climate

2018-2-7  A PAC determination report in April, 2017 noted the greenhouse gas submissions but the report did not address the issue. The Wilpinjong case is significant because while mining companies have argued NSW decision-makers do not have to

Union seeks millions for casual coal miners in landmark

The CFMEU has filed a landmark class action to win back millions of dollars in unpaid entitlements for coal miners misclassified as casuals by labour hire firm WorkPac. The union’s class action against one of Australia's largest labour hire companies will aim to

Coal approval rejects court’s climate care finding

2021-9-2  Environment Minister Sussan Ley has signalled that a landmark court finding on climate change will not stop her from approving new coal mines as she waved through a five-year

Whitehaven Coal Market Forces

Despite publicly referring to the mine as a “metallurgical coal mine”, the mine will in fact produce at least 40% thermal coal. Winchester South would involve mining approximately 350 million tonnes of coal over a 30-year project lifespan. When emissions from digging up and burning the coal are added, the mine would unleash almost 550

TerraCom to extend Blair Athol coal mine life Australian

2021-8-23  BHP adds 40 million tonnes to Port Hedland throughput. TerraCom has extended the life of its Blair Athol coal mine in Queensland’s Bowen Basin by approximately 10 years

How Spain is shutting down its coal industry to transition

2021-9-2  Twenty years on, he works in Spain's last full-time coal-fired power plant in the coal mining province of Asturias. His job is to plan its conversion into a green hydrogen plant.

Fatality at Hunter Valley coal mine under investigation

2018-1-18  A death that occurred yesterday at an open cut coal mine in the Hunter Valley, New South Wales is being investigated by the state government. It is the latest in a series of high-profile

Union seeks millions for casual coal miners in landmark

The CFMEU has filed a landmark class action to win back millions of dollars in unpaid entitlements for coal miners misclassified as casuals by labour hire firm WorkPac. The union’s class action against one of Australia's largest labour hire companies will aim to

HSBC announces 'landmark' commitment to phase out

2021-3-12  It will also publish a policy to phase out the financing of coal-fired power and thermal coal mining by 2030 in markets in OECD countries, and by 2040 elsewhere, later this year. ShareAction has said that this makes HSBC the first mainstream bank to take such a stance on negative emissions technologies, describing it as a "landmark climate

Landmark launches coal report for environmental

2020-7-9  Landmark Information has introduced a Consultants Coal Mining Report through its Envirocheck service to provide environmental consultants with essential data. The Consultants Coal Mining Report will provide environmental consultants with essential data and guidance over and above the CON29M on historic coal mining activity, mining legacy management and potential issues at a

Coal approval rejects court’s climate care finding

2021-9-2  Environment Minister Sussan Ley has signalled that a landmark court finding on climate change will not stop her from approving new coal mines as she waved through a five-year

Kids' bid to block Australian coal mine scores 'landmark

2021-5-27  Kids' bid to block Australian coal mine scores 'landmark' victory. Sydney, May 27 (AFP) May 27, 2021. Teenagers suing to block expansion of an Australian coal mine scored a "landmark" victory Thursday, with a judge agreeing the project would cause them climate-related harm. A group of eight high-schoolers -- backed by an activist octogenarian

Spotlight on big banks after landmark court decision

2021-5-28  Spotlight on big banks after landmark court decision. 28 May 2021. In a landmark judgment yesterday about Whitehaven’s proposed Vickery coal mine, Australia’s Federal Court decided that the national environment minister has a duty of care not to cause harm to young people from climate change. According to Ava Princi, one of the eight school

HarmonyOS brings IoT power to coal mines

2021-9-15  Customized as HarmonyOS for Mining, the operating system's variant brings the power of the IoT to mining and breaks the connection gap between agreements and equipment. It

The UK opencast coal industry just received a final nail

2020-12-17  In 2019 only 2.8% of the UK’s electricity came from coal. “This year coal use is expected to be significantly lower after multiple long coal free spells on the National Grid. Coal consumption is one of the main drivers of climate change, we must act now to stop using coal

Major legal setback for coal mining in Australia

2019-2-19  Coal (metallurgical and thermal combined) will likely be the second-most valuable commodity export from Australia in the 2017-2018 financial year. Metallurgical coal exports are forecast to have a value of about AU$37.79 billion (about U.S.$27.01 billion) and the value of thermal coal

Fatality at Hunter Valley coal mine under investigation

2018-1-18  A death that occurred yesterday at an open cut coal mine in the Hunter Valley, New South Wales is being investigated by the state government. It is the latest in a series of high-profile

A coal miner for all seasons MiningMonthly

2021-8-20  A coal miner for all seasons. NICK Jorss has proved that to survive a volatile coal market in the long-term you must be prepared to make brave countercyclical calls. Bowen Coking Coal executive chairman Nick Jorss said it can be hard to swim against the tide and buy quality coal assets. Surface Mining > Operational-excellence.

CDC Mining History of the Mining Program NIOSH

Over the years, the UTY sought to reduce the use of unsuitable explosives, as well as the improper use of explosives, through research, training, and demonstrational programs. The introduction of permissible explosives to the coal mining industry had been a major step in increasing safety in gassy and dusty coal

HSBC announces 'landmark' commitment to phase out

2021-3-12  It will also publish a policy to phase out the financing of coal-fired power and thermal coal mining by 2030 in markets in OECD countries, and by 2040 elsewhere, later this year. ShareAction has said that this makes HSBC the first mainstream bank to take such a stance on negative emissions technologies, describing it as a "landmark climate

Landmark Coal Case For Future Generations Scoop News

2021-8-2  Landmark Coal Case For Future Generations. Monday, 2 August 2021, 2:14 pm. Press Release: Forest And Bird. Forest & Bird is acting on behalf

Landmark launches coal report for environmental

2020-7-9  Landmark Information has introduced a Consultants Coal Mining Report through its Envirocheck service to provide environmental consultants with essential data. The Consultants Coal Mining Report will provide environmental consultants with essential data and guidance over and above the CON29M on historic coal mining activity, mining legacy management and potential issues at a

Kids' bid to block Australian coal mine scores 'landmark

2021-5-27  Ava Princi, a 17-year-old litigant, described the judgment as a "thrilling" world-first victory for young people that should inspire further action. "This is a landmark decision.

Spotlight on big banks after landmark court decision

2021-5-28  Spotlight on big banks after landmark court decision. 28 May 2021. In a landmark judgment yesterday about Whitehaven’s proposed Vickery coal mine, Australia’s Federal Court decided that the national environment minister has a duty of care not to cause harm to young people from climate change. According to Ava Princi, one of the eight school

NSW coal mine ruled out due to climate change, in

2019-2-8  Australia’s coal-lump caressing prime minister won’t speak its name, but a NSW judge has cited climate change in a landmark ruling on Friday, blocking plans to develop an open-cut coal mine in

The UK opencast coal industry just received a final nail

2020-12-17  In 2019 only 2.8% of the UK’s electricity came from coal. “This year coal use is expected to be significantly lower after multiple long coal free spells on the National Grid. Coal consumption is one of the main drivers of climate change, we must act now to stop using coal

Major legal setback for coal mining in Australia

2019-2-19  Coal (metallurgical and thermal combined) will likely be the second-most valuable commodity export from Australia in the 2017-2018 financial year. Metallurgical coal exports are forecast to have a value of about AU$37.79 billion (about U.S.$27.01 billion) and the value of thermal coal