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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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Anglo American to sell Callide coal mine in Australia to Batchfire Resources
By EBR Staff Writer
Global mining firm Anglo American has signed an agreement to sell 100% stake in the Callide thermal coal mine in Queensland, Australia, to Batchfire Resources, for an undisclosed sum.
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Rukwa Coal receives three new prospecting licenses in Tanzania
By EBR Staff Writer
Rukwa Coal, a unit of Kibo Mining, has secured three new prospecting licenses (PLs) next to its existing PL block in southern Tanzania.
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Australia approves Adani’s Abbot Point coal port expansion plan
By EBR Staff Writer
The Australian Government issued conditional approval for the expansion of Adani Group's existing coal port at Abbot Point near Bowen in north Queensland.
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Queensland court rejects environmental challenge to Adani’s 12.5bn Carmichael coal mine
By EBR Staff Writer
The Land Court of Queensland has rejected environmental challenge for the India-based Adani’s proposed $12.5bn Carmichael coal mine project in Clermont Town, Central Queensland.
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Thiess secures $944m contract extension for Lake Vermont coal mine in Australia
By EBR Staff Writer
CIMIC Group's mining arm Thiess has received a A$1.3bn ($944m) contract extension from Australian private firm Jellinbah Group for the Lake Vermont coal mine located near Dysart in Central Queensland.
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India approves sale of 10% stake in Coal India for $3bn
By EBR Staff Writer
India’s Union Cabinet has approved sale of the additional 10% stake in the state-run Coal India for about $3bn.
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Strategic Minerals starts bulk sampling at Tatu coal mine in New Zealand
By EBR Staff Writer
Strategic Minerals has commenced bulk sample extraction from the Tatu coal mine located on the North Island of New Zealand.
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Bharat Aluminium inaugurates Chotia coal mine in India
By EBR Staff Writer
Vedanta subsidiary Bharat Aluminium Company (BALCO) has inaugurated the Chotia coal mine located in Chhattisgarh, a state in India.
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AGL to design new conveyor system for Loy Yang mine in Australia
By EBR Staff Writer
BMT Group subsidiary BMT WBM has received a contract from AGL Energy to design a new conveyor system for the company's Loy Yang coal mine located in Victoria, Australia.
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US Interior Department urged to reform federal coal mine program
By EBR Staff Writer
US senators have requested the Obama administration to amend the federal coal mine program to include costs of the carbon emissions.
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