Iron ore and Coal

Mining News Pro - Lucas Dow will remain in a non-executive role at Adani Australia despite stepping down as chief executive of the company.

Mining News Pro - A bankable feasibility study (BFS) into the Crown Mountain coking coal project, in British Columbia, has found that the project could produce an average of 1.7-million tonnes a year of saleable coal and 57.5-million tonnes a year run-of-mine coal over a mine life of 15 years.

Mining News Pro - Thiess has won a $2.5 billion contract extension with Jellinbah Group for the Lake Vermont joint venture coal project in Queensland.

Mining News Pro - Australia’s second-largest pension fund aims to almost halve carbon emissions across its investments within a decade as it joins global peers in mitigating the risks of climate change. first state super said it will advocate for Australia’s economy to reduce its greenhouse gas emissions by 45% by 2030 and replicate the target in its portfolio.

Mining News Pro - South Africa’s July Ndlovu has been appointed the chairperson of the World Coal Association (WCA), Mining Weekly can today report.

Mining News Pro - Adani has awarded G&S Engineering with a contract to design and build its coal handling plant at the Carmichael coal project in Queensland.

Mining News Pro - Venture Minerals has signed a port access agreement with TasPorts, signalling the possibility of immediate commencement of mining at the Riley iron ore project on the west coast of Tasmania.

Mining News Pro - Veris subsidiary Aqura Technologies has accepted a contract to provide managed support for BHP’s in-room communications and entertainment system services across its Pilbara mining accomodation villages in Western Australia.

Mining News Pro - Nonkululeko Dlamini, who has taken up the position of Transnet CFO, has resigned as nonexecutive director of iron-ore miner Kumba Iron Ore.

Mining News Pro - Despite disruptions during the first quarter, global coal production is expected to reach more than 8.1-billion tonnes this year, says data and analytics company GlobalData.

Mining News Pro - Glencore has transformed 52 hectares of the formerly mined land at the Ulan coal operation in New South Wales into a habitat for a diverse range of native plants and animals.

Mining News Pro - BHP has flagged the start of a new travel arrangement called remote-in, remote-out, which emerged in response to the travel restrictions caused by COVID-19.

Mining News Pro - BHP has welcomed its first fleet of autonomous trucks to the Newman East iron ore mine in Western Australia, with the full roll out due to take place by September.

Mining News Pro - Germany’s lower house of the parliament passed on Friday a bill to phase out coal-fired power stations in the country by 2038.

Mining News Pro - Resource Generation (Resgen) has recorded changes to the common terms agreement for its mine funding package, it noted in its market update.

Mining News Pro - Global iron-ore consumption is likely to decrease by 2.8% this year, as a result of the impact of Covid-19 on the mining sector, as well as owing to decreased demand in the automotive industry, says analytics and data company GlobalData.

Mining News Pro - Anglo American suspects a “brief ignition event” occurred in the Grosvenor underground coal mine in Queensland during June, in addition to the blast that injured five people earlier in the year

Mining News Pro - Atlas Iron has awarded MACA a contract to carry out open pit mining services at the Corunna Downs iron project in the Pilbara region of Western Australia.

Mining News Pro - Coal developer Prairie Mining has secured A$18-million in litigation funding with LCM Funding UK to pursue damages claims in a dispute with the Polish government.

Mining News Pro - Exxaro has achieved 730 lost-time-injury- (LTI-) free days at the plant and central engineering workshop work areas within the Matla coal mine.

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