Category: This Month in Coal

Altius Will Appeal Alberta Court Decision

The Alberta Court of Queen’s Bench recently dismissed a claim Altius Minerals Corp. brought against both the governments of Canada and Alberta (the defendants) in relation to regulatory changes that will force the...

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Malabar Receives Approval for Maxwell Underground

Malabar Resources said the New South Wales (NSW) Independent Planning Commission (IPC) approved the Maxwell Underground Project, located near Muswellbrook in the Upper Hunter Valley. The determination follows the project’s...

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Allegiance Plans to Restart New Elk Mine

Allegiance Coal Ltd. announced that, depending on funding, it plans to commission the New Elk coking coal mine in southeastern Colorado by the end of Q2 2021. The company has embarked upon an ambitious plan to create a new...

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China Buys More Met Coal From Teck

Teck Resources reported increased metallurgical coal sales to China for the fourth quarter of 2020. These sales have been at higher pricing levels compared to markets outside China. Estimated total fourth quarter sales remain...

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Aquila Investment Extends Life of Capcoal’s UG Ops

Anglo American has invested more than A$240 million ($179 million) in its Aquila metallurgical coal project in Central Queensland, which it believes will be one of the world’s most technologically advanced underground mines....

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Carmichael Project Creates More Than 2,000 Jobs

Construction at Bravus Mining and Resources’, formerly Adani Mining, Carmichael Project in Central Queensland is now at its peak level, with more than 2,000 people working at the site. Bravus CEO David Boshoff said the project...

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Thiess Secures $79M Caval Ridge Extension

Mining contractor Thiess recently signed a 12-month contract extension with BHP Mitsubishi Alliance (BMA) to operate its Caval Ridge mine in Queensland, Australia. The contract, valued at A$110 million ($79 million), calls for...

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Murray Emerges From Bankruptcy as ACNR

Murray Energy Holdings Co. and its subsidiaries’ Chapter 11 bankruptcy plan was approved and went into effect on September 16, making way for a new entity. The company completed the sale of nearly all of its assets to a company...

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Whitehaven Gets Approval for Vickery Project

The New South Wales (NSW) Independent Planning Commission (IPC) gave Whitehaven Coal the greenlight for its Vickery Extension Project near Gunnedah, in the Australian state’s northwest. The primary approval follows a lengthy...

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Teck Signs Supply Agreement With Westshore

Canada-based Teck Resources Ltd. signed an agreement in principle with Westshore Terminals Ltd. Partnership on the terms for the shipment of steelmaking coal following the expiration of the current contract on March 31, 2021....

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