Category: This Month in Coal

Thiess Secures Curragh Contract

Thiess has been awarded a A$160 million contract extension by Coronado Curragh to continue to provide mining services at the Curragh coal mine in Queensland, Australia. Thiess has a long record of service at Curragh having...

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WVU Researchers to Study Mine Safety and Health

A pair of research teams from West Virginia University (WVU) have received close to $500,000 in funding from the Alpha Foundation for the Improvement of Mine Safety and Health. Read the Whole Article in our Digital...

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BMA to Sell Gregory Crinum Mine in Australia

BHP Billiton Mitsubishi Alliance (BMA) joint-venture partners BHP and Mitsubishi Development Pty Ltd. have entered into an agreement to sell the Gregory Crinum mine in central Queensland to Sojitz Corp. for A$100 million. In...

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Warrior Met Opens New Mine No. 7 North Portal

Warrior Met Coal held a ribbon-cutting ceremony on May 2 to dedicate the completion of the company’s new No. 7 Mine North portal facility. The new $19 million North portal facility provides a new gateway for 200 Warrior Met Coal...

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Haulage & Loading Moves to Tucson

A straw poll held during Haulage & Loading 2017 (H&L 2017) indicated a need for change. Delegates were unhappy with the pricey venue and thought the technical program could be improved. Exhibitors and sponsors were not...

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Thiess Wins 3 Indonesian Contract Extensions

Thiess, one of the largest mining contractors and a subsidiary of the CIMIC Group, recently announced it won three contracts for coal mining operation in South Kalimantan, Indonesia. The company secured a $150 million contract...

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Hwange to Revive Coke Oven Battery in Zimbabwe

Hwange Colliery Co. Ltd. (HCCL) has invited bids from companies interested in rebuilding a coke oven battery that was decommissioned four years ago, according to Nehanda Radio. The company is looking for bids to either rebuild...

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Indonesian President Caps Domestic Coal Prices

Indonesian President Joko Widodo has signed a government regulation authorizing the energy and mineral resources minister to set the price of coal for the domestic market, Reuters reported. Coal and Minerals Director-General...

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