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Greenpeace interested to buy Vattenfall’s German lignite assets
By EBR Staff Writer
Greenpeace has expressed its intention to acquire lignite assets in Germany from Swedish energy company Vattenfall.
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Murray River Coal project granted environmental assessment approval
By EBR Staff Writer
Environment Minister Mary Polak and Energy and Mines Minister Bill Bennett have issued an environmental assessment certificate to HD Mining International Ltd. for the Murray River Coal project, which is located 12 kilometres south of Tumbler Ridge.
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Resgen secures €480m funding to develop Boikarabelo coal mine in South Africa
By EBR Staff Writer
South Africa-focused Resource Generation (Resgen) has signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with Swiss private equity company HAB & JPR Privee to provide €480m financing to fund the construction of the Boikarabelo mine in Waterberg region.
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Rio Tinto to divest stake in Bengalla coal mine in Australia for $606m
By EBR Staff Writer
Rio Tinto has signed an agreement to divest its 40% stake in the Bengalla coal mine in Australia to coal producer New Hope for A$865m ($606m).
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Altitude Resources acquires additional coal lease applications in Canada
By EBR Staff Writer
Canadian coking coal exploration and development company, Altitude Resources has acquired additional Alberta Crown coal lease applications adjoining its Altitude North property in west central Alberta.
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Philippines allows top coal producer Semirara to resume mining
By EBR Staff Writer
Semirara Mining and Power Corporation, the Philippines' biggest coal producer, said on Monday the Department of Energy had allowed it to resume mining operations following a two-month suspension.
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Patriot Coal to go ahead with deal to sell majority of operating assets to Blackhawk Mining
Patriot Coal is proceeding with a transaction to sell a substantial majority of its operating assets to Blackhawk Mining.
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Paramont Coal plans to close three metallurgical coal mines in Virginia
By EBR Staff Writer
Alpha Natural Resources subsidiary Paramont Coal is planning to close three metallurgical coal mines in Dickenson County, southwest Virginia, US.
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Guildford Coal secures new mining licence in Mongolia
By EBR Staff Writer
Guildford Coal subsidiary Terra Energy has secured a new mining licence Khar Servegen (KS) MV- 019149 from the Minerals Resource Authority of Mongolia (MRAM).
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Wescoal signs coal supply deal with Eskom in South Africa
By EBR Staff Writer
Wescoal has entered into a short term deal to supply a 221,000 tons of coal to electricity public utility, Eskom from its Elandspruit mine in Mpumalanga, South Africa.
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University of California divests $200m from coal and oil sands firms
By EBR Staff Writer
The University of California has sold around $200m direct holdings in coal and oil sands firms due to growing environmental concerns and financial risks.
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Yancoal receives mining lease for Moolarben coal mine in Australia
By EBR Staff Writer
Yancoal Australia has received a mining lease from the New South Wales Department of Industry Resources and Energy for the Moolarben stage two project.
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California Assembly passes coal divestment bill
By EBR Staff Writer
The California Assembly in the US has approved a new bill, SB 185 (De León), allowing the state pension funds, California Public Employees’ Retirement System (CalPERS) and California State Teachers’ Retirement System (CalSTRS), to divest their investments in coal firms.
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Jindal to close Russell Vale coal mine in Australia
By EBR Staff Writer
India-based Jindal Steel and Power has decided to close the Russell Vale colliery coal mine Australia, due to mounting losses following a slump in commodity prices.
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Whitehaven Coal opens Maules Creek mine in Australia
By EBR Staff Writer
Coal producer Whitehaven Coal has officially opened its $767m open cut coal project at Maules Creek in the New South Wales’ Gunnedah Basin, Australia.
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