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Lawsuit against ex-CEO Tom Albanese, CFO Guy Elliott centers on $3.7 billion acquisition of Mozambique coal assets in 2011 later sold for just $50m. The post SEC charges Rio Tinto, former top executives with fraud appeared first on MINING.com.

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Categories: coal, mozambique, rio tinto

Part of a coal mine in Turkey's southeastern province of Sirnak has collapsed, leaving eight workers trapped inside. The post Seven workers killed and one still trapped after Turkey coal mine collapse appeared first on MINING.com.

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Categories: mining news and commentary, coal, europe, turkey

ASX-listed coal miner Stanmore Coal has reported record coal sales for the September quarter, despite output declining by 20% compared with the previous quarter. Coal sales for the quarter was up 55% on the June quarter to 411 000 t, reducing coal stocks from 258 000 t to 164 000 t.

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Categories: coal

These encouragements by China’s state planner aim to secure enough supplies for this winter as coal power plants ramp up inventory for peak demand season. The post China urges utilities to sign supply deals with coal miners as soon as possible appeared first on MINING.com.

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Categories: china, coal

As Beijing seeks to boost use of more renewable energy and cut coal dependence, NEA recommends that more small-scale wind projects be built closer to users. The post China can solve wasted renewable energy problem by 2020 appeared first on MINING.com.

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Categories: china, coal, wind power

Unless South Africa starts exploring again and finds new ore deposits, the country will continue to turn out the lights of the mining sector. With poor policy added, disinvestment and lack of interest will ultimately stop South Africa’s mining industry in its tracks, which will deal a colossal blow to the South African economy.

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Categories: legislative environment

London-listed Prairie Mining is in advanced talks with Chinese lenders to finance its coking coal mine project in Poland, its CEO said. Prairie, which is also listed in Australia, is developing the Jan Karski mine in south eastern Poland and bought the Debiensko mine last year with a view to becoming a supplier of cheap coking coal in Europe where most steelmakers import their coal.

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Categories: coal

Britain's remaining coal-fired power plants could enjoy an 11th-hour revival in the early 2020s despite the Government’s drive to cut carbon emissions, if ministers choose not to risk raising household energy prices. The post Coal power set for one last hurrah appeared first on MINING.com.

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Categories: mining news and commentary, coal, europe, uk

Eskom’s application for a 19.9% tariff hike from April 1, 2018, is unacceptable and will result in the partial or full closure of plant capacity and increase unemployment, the Energy Intensive Users Group (EIUG) states in a written submission to the National Energy Regulator of South Africa (Nersa). The regulator called for all written comments to be delivered to it by October 13, ahead of public hearings, which will take place between October 30 and November 16.

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Categories: electricity



Diversified miner South32 will restart production at its Appin mine, in New South Wales, following a review into its Illawarra metallurgical coal operating systems and processes. The company on Friday said that it had completed remedial actions at Appin to safely and sustainably restart production, following a staged ramp-up of activity during September.

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Categories: coal

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Glencore Plc and Tohoku Electric Power Co have settled an Australian thermal coal import contract for October 2017-September 2018 at $94.75/t, the same price as the term contract that ended last month, people familiar with the matter said on Friday. The price set for the year starting this month represents an 11.5% increase from the April-March contract. The people spoke on condition of anonymity because they weren't authorised to discuss the matter publicly.

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Categories: coal

There are many ways for entrepreneurs to enter the mining industry, including as project developers, service providers and product suppliers – all of which hold great opportunities and challenges, states mining investment advisory company MX Mining Capital Advisors director Dr Mike Seeger. The fundamentals for being an entrepreneur in mining project development, he says, are the same as for all other operators; that is to ensure they have a viable business case with a market for their? product...

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Categories: mining entrepreneurship

Despite current policy uncertainty relating to the implementation of Mining Charter 3 and a struggling South African economy having adverse effects on the local mining industry, South African junior coal mining company Canyon Coal is buoyant about the future. The company’s management has adopted a long term view on the sector’s prospects beyond current uncertainty and challenging economic conditions. Canyon executive chairperson Vuslat Bayoglu believes in focusing on the silver lining to drive...

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Categories: energy minerals

Zimbabwe coal mining and exploration company Hwange Colliery Company (HCC) recorded a 23% year-on-year decline in revenue for the six months to end June, it reported last month. The company’s revenue stands at $18.8-million, which is substantial decline from the $24.5-million recorded during the same period last year.

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Categories: coal

All subscribers to the convertible loan notes issued on September 27 by Tanzania-focused mineral exploration and development company Kibo Mining have elected to convert the notes to Kibo shares. The notes were converted at a Kibo share price of £0.05, which was calculated in accordance with the note term sheet, the company said in a September statement. Kibo CEO Louis Coetzee says the company is “delighted that all subscribers exercised their right to convert the notes to ordinary shares in...

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Categories: coal

Sale is part of Rio’s planned exit from Australian coal to focus on iron ore, copper and aluminum. The post Rio Tinto's $2 billion coal assets attract investor consortium: sources appeared first on MINING.com.

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Categories: asia, australia, canada, china, coal, japan, mitsubishi, mitsubishi corporation, rio tinto, usa, yancoal

Readers decry efforts to abandon the Clean Power Plan. One reader cites a Nobel laureate’s theory about “irrational economic decisions.”

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The CLEER (Clean, Low-energy, Effective, Engaged and Remediated) project focuses on water use, energy intensity and environmental footprint, with aggressive targets of a 50% reduction in each area by 2027. The post Clean mining project shortlisted for $950 million Canadian gov’t funding appeared first on MINING.com.

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Categories: mining news and commentary, canada, coal, copper, gold, oil sands, potash, renewable energy, renewables, suppliers news, uranium

In Scott Pruitt’s E.P.A., keeping children from inhaling coal is not a priority.

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Shanxi Coking will trim around 900,000 tonnes of coke and 360,000 tonnes of chemicals from production during the coming winter months. The post China's top coke producer to curb output in pollution war appeared first on MINING.com.

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Categories: china, coal




Representatives from Elliott have in the last month met with major BHP investors based in London, South Africa and Australia to lay out the activist fund's arguments for an overhaul of the miner. The post Elliott tours BHP investors in renewed push for radical shake-up – sources appeared first on MINING.com.

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Categories: australia, bhp, bhp billiton, coal, copper, europe, fracking, iron ore, natural gas, oil, shale gas, shale oil, usa

Ongoing concerns that looming steel production cuts in China on environmental grounds will sap steel mill demand continue to weigh on prices. The post Iron ore dangerously close to $60 a tonne appeared first on MINING.com.

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Categories: mining news and commentary, australia, bhp, china, coal, fortescue metals group, iron ore, rio tinto, steel, vale





The U.S. Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit has upheld an earlier district court decision that Clean Air Act liabilities do not transfer to new owners when a facility is sold, while the Third Circuit has upheld an Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) rule to limit sulfur dioxide emissions from a Pennsylvania coal-fired power plant on request of New Jersey, a downwind state....

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A divided three-judge panel of the 10th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals recently rejected Oklahoma State's challenge to the Environmental Protection Agency's (EPA's) implementation of a regional haze rule to limit emissions from power plants in the state....

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Beware the letter from the Environmental Protection Agency asking seemingly innocuous questions about your plant....

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AES Corp.’s subsidiary Dayton Power & Light (DP&L) plans to retire six coal-fired units representing about 390 MW at its 414-MW Hutchings coal-, gas-, and oil-fired plant in Miamisburg, Ohio, by June 2015 as a result of existing and expected environmental regulations, including the Mercury and Air Toxics Standards (MATS). The news comes on the heels of Indianapolis Power & Light Co.’s (IPL’s) announcement that it plans to retire 600 MW of coal-fired capacity to comply with environmental...

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In a report released on May 13, the U.S. Energy Information Administration (EIA) presents data on energy-related carbon dioxide (CO2) emissions for each state by year, fuel, sector, and other breakouts for the years 2000 through 2010....

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The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) estimates final regulations curbing greenhouse gas (GHG), mercury, and air toxics emissions from new sources could appear in the Federal Register by the end of April. Also forthcoming are final cooling water intake rules and proposed effluent guidelines. The coal ash rule, which has no target date for a final rule, may not be issued this year, the agency said....

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The integrated gasification combined cycle (IGCC) plant located in Kemper County, Mississippi, is a 2 x 1 plant that will produce 582 MW at peak and 524 MW fired on syngas, with ammonia, sulfuric acid, and carbon dioxide as by-products. The carbon dioxide will be used for enhanced oil recovery (EOR). Engineering was completed in Q3 2012, and the facility’s commercial operation date is planned for May 2014....

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Power plant emissions of sulfur dioxide (SO2) and nitrogen oxides (NOx) in the U.S. declined to their lowest level since 1990, the Energy Information Administration (EIA) said in early March....

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