Barrick Gold and Randgold Resources agreed to a merger, Rio Tinto exited coal mining in Australia by selling its remaining assets in Queensland for $3.95bn. Mining-technology.com wraps-up the key headlines...
28 December 2018 Analysis
21 December 2018 News
Pembroke Resources has awarded a A$184m ($131.96m) engineering, procurement and construction (EPC) contract to CIMIC Group subsidiaries Sedgman and CPB Contractors for a coal handling and preparation plant (CHPP) at...
19 December 2018 News
Japanese firm Mitsubishi has signed agreements to sell two thermal coal assets in Australia for a combined consideration of A$750m ($538.24m).
14 December 2018 News
At least 13 workers are feared dead after being trapped inside an illegal coal mine in the Indian state of Meghalaya.
10 December 2018 News
Polish coking coal producer Jastrzebska Spolka Weglowa (JSW) is reportedly looking to increase production by up to three million tonnes a year through the acquisition of assets.
3 December 2018 News
Coal exploration and production firm New Hope has closed the acquisition of Wesfarmers’ 40% stake in the Bengalla thermal coal joint venture (JV) in New South Wales, Australia, for A$860m...
29 November 2018 News
Indian company Adani Mining has announced that its Carmichael mine and rail project in central Queensland, Australia is set to begin operations and will be completely financed through the company’s...
26 November 2018 News
The Queensland Government has given conditional environmental approval to MacMines Austasia’s proposed A$6.7bn ($4.84bn) China Stone coal mine in the Galilee Basin.
21 November 2018 Comment
After commodity price declines, increasing production costs and declining ore grades negatively impacted investment in the mining sector, a turnaround is starting to be seen with a total global initial...