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US introduces new rules to protect water bodies from coal mining activities
The US Interior Department on Thursday proposed the ‘Stream Protection Rule’ in order to reduce of coal mine operations on surface water and groundwater.
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Walter Energy files for bankruptcy in US court
By EBR Staff Writer
US based coal miner, Walter Energy along with its US subsidiaries have filed for bankruptcy protection in the Bankruptcy Court for the Northern District of Alabama.
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Paringa Resources raises $3.7m for US coal mine
By EBR Staff Writer
Australian mining company Paringa Resources has raised A$5.1m ($3.7m) through a share placement of 15 million shares to strengthen its balance sheet.
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Hume Coal to construct underground mine in Australia
By EBR Staff Writer
Hume Coal has unveiled a plan to develop an underground coal mine in the Southern Highlands, Australia.
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UK Coal Holdings to close Kellingley mine in December
By EBR Staff Writer
UK Coal Holdings announced to close country’s last operating coal mine at Kellingley in December.
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Alliance Resource Partners buys remain stake in Illinois based White Oak Resources
By EBR Staff Writer
US based coal producer and marketer Alliance Resource Partners has bought the entire equity interest in White Oak Resources for $50m.
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Affiliates of Alpha Natural Resources issue WARN Act notice to 292 workers
By EBR Staff Writer
Three operating affiliates of US based metallurgical coal producer Alpha Natural Resources have sent Worker Adjustment and Retraining Notification (WARN) Act notices to 292 employees working at six of mines in the US.
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Australian agriculture minister opposes approval to $1bn Watermark coal project
By EBR Staff Writer
Australian agriculture minister Barnaby Joyce has opposed the conditional approval to the $1bn Watermark coal project.
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Mongolia looks to divest stake in Tavan Tolgoi coal mine
By EBR Staff Writer
Mongolia is considering to sell its stake $4bn Tavan Tolgoi coal mine in a bid to attract foreign investment into the country.
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Glencore to shut operations at Optimum Coal Mines in South Africa
By EBR Staff Writer
Glencore officially announced that it is closing operations at its Optimum Coal Mines in South Africa resulting in 600-700 layoffs.
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BHP finalises deal to sell San Juan Mine to Westmoreland Coal
By EBR Staff Writer
BHP Billiton New Mexico Coal has executed an agreement to sell San Juan Mine to Westmoreland Coal Company (WCC).
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South African mine union threatens legal action if Glencore cuts jobs
By EBR Staff Writer
South Africa's National Union of Mineworkers (NUM) has threatened to take legal action against the South African government’s mines department if Glencore cuts its planned 600 jobs at its Optimum Coal unit in the country.
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Glencore to shut some operations at Optimum Coal subsidiary in South Africa
By EBR Staff Writer
Swiss mining company Glencore is moving ahead with its plans to close a few mines owned by its Optimum Coal subsidiary in South Africa.
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Nine die while trying to dig coal from abandoned mine in China
By EBR Staff Writer
Nine people died after getting trapped in an abandoned coal mine in Yongding District of China.
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Australian researcher studies effectiveness of virtual reality to train coal miners
By EBR Staff Writer
University of Wollongong researchers have joined hands with industry safety training provider Coal Services to test the effectiveness of using immersive virtual reality to train miners and rescue workers.
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