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Czech firms offer to buy Vattenfall’s lignite assets in Germany
By EBR Staff Writer
Swedish state-owned power company Vattenfall has received bids from two Czech firms for its coal mines and associated power plants sale in Germany.
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Peabody Energy may file for bankruptcy protection
By EBR Staff Writer
Peabody Energy has warned that it may have to file for bankruptcy protection after it failed to pay an interest of $70m on its debt this week.
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Queensland Parliament supports Adani’s $16bn Carmichael coal project
By EBR Staff Writer
Queensland Parliament has agreed that all state government approvals should be granted to India-based Adani’s proposed A$21.7bn ($16bn) Carmichael coal project in the north of Galilee Basin, Australia.
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Researchers look for ways to recover rare earth elements from coal
By EBR Staff Writer
Researchers from Virginia Tech, University of Kentucky and West Virginia University are working on a project to recover rare earth elements from coal.
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Orakzai coal mine collapse kills eight in Pakistan
By EBR Staff Writer
Collapse of a coal mine in Kurez, Orakzai Agency of Pakistan has reportedly killed at least eight miners and injured ten others.
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Arch Coal suspends permitting process for Otter Creek coal mine in US
By EBR Staff Writer
US-based Arch Coal will stop pursuing mining approval for the Otter Creek coal mine located near Ashland in southeastern Montana due to capital constraints.
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BHP Billiton plans to axe 290 jobs at Mount Arthur coal mine in Australia
By EBR Staff Writer
BHP Billiton is planning to axe 290 jobs at its Mount Arthur coal mine in the Hunter Valley, Australia in a bid to improve the profitability of the mine.
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China plans to cut 1.3 million jobs in coal sector
By EBR Staff Writer
China is reportedly planning to axe 15% to 1.8 million workers in the coal and steel industries in an effort to cut overcapacity.
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Consol Energy to sell Buchanan coal mine in US for $420m
By EBR Staff Writer
Consol Energy has signed an agreement to divest its Buchanan mine located in southwestern Virginia, US and other metallurgical coal reserves to Coronado IV for $420m, in order to strengthen balance sheet amid declining energy prices.
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Anglo American plans 2,000 jobs cuts at Union and Twickenham mines in South Africa
By EBR Staff Writer
Anglo American Platinum wholly-owned subsidiary Rustenburg Platinum Mines (RPM) has announced its plan to axe up to 2,000 jobs at its Union and Twickenham mines in South Africa, amid slump in commodity prices.
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Series of explosions at Severnaya coal mine in Russia kills 36 people
By EBR Staff Writer
A methane gas leak has resulted in series of explosions at the Severnaya coal mine in Vorkuta, Russia, killing as many as 36 people.
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Adani’s $12.5bn Carmichael coal project in Australia secures environmental permit
By EBR Staff Writer
India-based Adani Group has secured environmental permit from the Queensland Department of Environment and Heritage Protection (EHP) for the proposed the $12.5bn Carmichael coal mine in Clermont Town, Central Queensland, Australia.
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New World Resources to axe 50% of jobs due to weak coal prices
By EBR Staff Writer
OKD, a unit of coal mining company New World Resources (NWR) is reportedly planning to cut more than half of its employees by 2018 due to plunging commodity prices.
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Rio Tinto to sell Mount Pleasant coal mine in Australia
By EBR Staff Writer
Mining major Rio Tinto has signed an agreement to sell Mount Pleasant thermal coal assets to Mach Energy Australia in the Hunter Valley in New South Wales for $224m plus royalties.
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Closure of UK coal and nuclear plants results in 55% of electricity shortage by 2025, says report
By EBR Staff Writer
UK Government’s policy to close all coal-fired power stations by 2025, combined with the retirement of the majority of the UK’s ageing nuclear fleet and growing electricity demand will leave the UK facing a 40-55% electricity supply gap, according to a new report by the Institution of Mechanical Engineers.
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