Iron ore and Coal

Mining News Pro - The United Arab Emirates is set to become the first Arab Gulf country to generate electricity from coal. As governments increasingly turn to cleaner fuels and the price of renewable energy falls, it may also be the last.

Mining News Pro - Bravus Mining and Resources (formerly Adani) has beaten its target for job creation during peak construction of the Carmichael project in Central Queensland.

Mining News Pro - Prime Minister Scott Morrison has revealed Australia’s best people are working on resolving why $700 million of Australian coal shipments are held off from Chinese ports.

Mining News Pro - Fortescue Metals Group is aiming to set itself apart from other major Australian iron ore producers with its integrated product strategy, targeting higher grade material.

Mining News Pro - Global miner Rio Tinto neglected deep communications with traditional owners during China’s iron ore boom, focusing instead on the technical challenges of ramping up and then shrinking its business, an executive said on Tuesday.

Mining News Pro - Monadelphous has secured around $60 million worth of construction and maintenance contracts with Rio Tinto and BHP across their Australian iron ore, bauxite and nickel projects.

Mining News Pro - Brazil’s lower house has created a special commission to evaluate talks between Vale and Minas Gerais state officials over compensation for the Brumadinho tailings dam collapse.

Mining News Pro - Support from coal miners helped Donald Trump win the US presidency four years ago. Now, the leader of the nation’s top mining union is calling on Trump to “move on”, adding that ongoing efforts to challenge vote counts and pressure state elections officials are a “threat to our entire form of government and the American way of life.”

Mining News Pro - Australia’s resources projects have entered a new growth cycle during the past year, with early stage projects increasing by more than 30 per cent compared with the prior corresponding period.

Mining News Pro - State-owned mining company LKAB said on Monday it wanted to invest 400-billion crowns ($46.5-billion) over 20 years to shift to carbon-free production of iron-ore, in what could be one of Sweden`s biggest ever industrial investment programmes.

Mining News Pro - Billionaire Andrew Forrest broke into the ranks of the world’s top iron-ore exporters, now he’s targeting an entry into renewables in as soon as two years under an ambitious plan to produce more energy than giants like Chevron.

Mining News Pro - Iron ore mining magnate Gina Rinehart has urged the Australian Government to stop holding back industry growth and to cut green and red tapes to facilitate future investment.

Mining News Pro - Rio Tinto has awarded Southern Cross Electrical Engineering (SCEE) a contract for plant electrical and instrumentation works at its Koodaideri iron ore mine in Western Australia.

Mining News Pro - Anglo American will be boosting the life of its Aquila metallurgical coal project in Queensland by six years through a $240 million investment.

Mining News Pro - Mineral Resources (MinRes) has charted a plan to significantly grow an iron ore business that is underpinned by exports.

Mining News Pro - BHP CEO Mike Henry has urged the Australian government to maintain its trade relationships amid tensions with China.

Mining News Pro - Anglo American is on track to exceed its original investment commitment to South Africa, despite Covid-19 impacts.

Mining News Pro - New Hope Group intends to pick up negotiations with the re-elected Queensland Labor Government to secure a stage three approval for the New Acland coal mine in Queensland.

Mining News Pro - A hearing between Brazilian miner Vale SA and the government of Brazil’s Minas Gerais state ended on Tuesday without the two sides agreeing on a settlement over a Jan. 2019 disaster in which a Vale dam burst and killed 270 people.

Mining News Pro - Strike Resources has garnered a strong interest for high grade iron ore lump and fine products from the Pilbara’s newest iron ore mine, the Paulsens East project.

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