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Sev.en Suspends Production at CSA

Czech-based Severni Energeticka will suspend mining at its CSA brown coal site and lay off 485 workers by July, Reuters reported. A final decision on terminating operations at the mining site will...

NMA Coalition Files Motion to Stay the Clean Power Plan 2.0

Partnering with America’s Power, the National Mining Association filed a motion to stay the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) emissions guidelines under the Clean Air Act for greenhouse gas emissions from existing...


Mt Arthur South Drills a Million Meters Autonomously

Mining contractor Thiess recently celebrated a milestone at BHP’s Mt Arthur South mine in New South Wales, Australia. They have drilled more than 1 million meters autonomously using a fleet of three Cat MD-series drills running...

OSM Changes the 10-Day Notice Policy

The Office of Surface Mining Reclamation and Enforcement (OSM) recently announced changes to its Ten-Day Notice (TDN) rule that will make it easier for the public to report mining concerns. The Ten-Day process is initiated when...

Whitehaven Completes Daunia and Blackwater Acquisition

Whitehaven Coal reported that all conditions precedent has now been satisfied to complete its acquisition of the Daunia and Blackwater metallurgical coal mines and all the shares in South Blackwater Coal Pty Ltd from the BHP...

Stanmore Buys South32’s Stake in Peak Downs

Stanmore Resources Ltd. has agreed to buy South32’s 50% interest in the Eagle Downs metallurgical project, its entire interest in Eagle Downs Coal Management Pty. Ltd., and associated assets for a...

CONSOL Shifts More Coal to Export Markets

CONSOL Energy sold 26 million tons in 2023 and reported $858 million related to operating activities. During Q4 2023, the Pennsylvania Mining Complex (PAMC) produced 6.6 million tons and shipped 6.8 million tons. The Itmann...

NMA Applauds End to Unlawful Coal Moratorium

The National Mining Association (NMA) applauded a ruling from the Ninth Circuit vacating a prior, unprecedented ruling from the district court, which manufactured a nationwide injunction against federal coal leasing unless and...

South32 Sells Illawarra Met Coal Complex in Australia

South32 Ltd. is selling its Illawarra Metallurgical Coal to GEAR M Illawarra Met Coal Pty Ltd, which is owned (70%) by Golden Energy and Resources Pte Ltd (GEAR) and (30%) by M Resources Pty Ltd....

Sasol Makes Improvements in South Africa

South African coal operator, Sasol, recently reported that mining productivity for H2 2023 was 6% higher than the same period in 2022, and Secunda Collieries’ productivity was 5% higher. “Although...


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