Coal

Glencore scraps plans for $1.3bn Australian coal project

Glencore has abandoned plans to develop the A$2bn ($1.3bn) Valeria coal project in Bowen Basin, Queensland, Australia, citing increasing global…

UK approves controversial coal mine

The UK Government has approved what it claims to be the country’s first new deep coal mine in three decades.…

Gas explosion at Pakistan coal mine claims nine lives

An explosion at a coal mine in Orakzai tribal region’s Doli area in northwestern Pakistan has killed nine workers and…

India weighs stake sale in state-run coal and zinc mining firms

The Indian Government is looking to divest small stakes in state-owned mining firms to increase revenue in the last quarter…

Queensland court blocks Galilee coal project on climate concerns

A court in Queensland, Australia, has recommended against the mining company Waratah Coal-owned thermal coal project in the state's Galilee…

Perenti and ABB collaborate to explore mining decarbonisation solutions

Australia-based Perenti has partnered with technology company ABB to explore solutions to help reduce emissions at underground and open-pit mines.…

Anglo American signs renewable power agreement with Stanwell

Anglo American has reached a long-term agreement with energy company Stanwell to source renewable power for its Australian operations. Under…

Biothermica commissions mine methane abatement facility in US

Canada-based Biothermica Technologies has commissioned its first full-scale underground mine methane abatement facility at Coronado Global Resources’ coal mine in…

Thiess receives contract extension for BMA’s Australian coal project

CIMIC Group’s contract mining company Thiess has received a contract extension from BHP Mitsubishi Alliance (BMA) to provide mining services…

Explosion at Kazakhstan’s Lenin coal mine kills at least five workers

A methane explosion at ArcelorMittal’s Lenin coal mine in central Kazakhstan has resulted in the deaths of at least five…

China to maintain coal price cap in 2023 to avert energy crunch

China has extended the price limit on thermal coal in 2023 as the country looks to expand the use of…

Glencore’s Glendell mine plan dismissed over heritage concerns

Australia's New South Wales (NSW) Independent Planning Commission has turned down Glencore’s proposal to expand its Glendell coal mine citing its…

Explosion at Turkish Hard Coal’s underground mine in Turkey kills 41

An explosion in a coal mine in northern Bartin province, Turkey, has killed at least 41 people and injured several…

PT Bumi Resources to receive $1.6bn in capital to reduce debt

Shareholders of Indonesian coal miner PT Bumi Resources have approved a $1.6bn share sale plan to companies controlled by billionaire…

Botswana commissions new coal mine to increase exports

Botswana has commissioned a new coal mine at state-owned Morupule Coal Mine (MCM) to boost its exports amid surging demand…