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Mining News Pro - Blasting specialist BME USA has been awarded a contract by Usibelli Coal Mine (UCM) in Alaska to supply explosive products and accessories.

Mining News Pro - A new £165 million (about $218 million) coal mine, Woodhouse Colliery, has been unanimously approved by councillors in the county of Cumbria, in northwest England. The mine promises hundreds of jobs, but also protests by environmental activists.

Mining News Pro - China`s unofficial go-slow on clearing Australian coal through customs didn`t show up in the first two months of this year, but it may now be starting to have an impact.

Mining News Pro - Eleven years ago, Cloud Peak Energy Inc. made an all-or-nothing bet its rivals were unwilling to match: that coal would remain indispensable to the U.S. power sector.

Mining News Pro - Coal export of United States has reached the highest for the second time, due to the demand during the last years.

Mining News Pro - China coal use rises for 2nd year in absolute terms

Mining News Pro - Sydney is a wonderful, modern town. But, over the past few days, all anyone here has wanted to talk to me about is that most 19th-century of industries: coal. It’s not hard to see why, after a startling report last week — quickly denied — that some Chinese ports had blocked shipments of Australian coal.

Mining News Pro - Following a number of “severe convergence events” after employing the top coal caving method at the Broadmeadow coal mine in Queensland, Australia, in 2010, BHP and SCT Operations Pty have put in place a geotechnical monitoring programme to mitigate these issues during the operation of the latest longwall mine.

Mining News Pro - Rescue and body retrieval workers on Friday afternoon brought to the surface 13 more bodies of suspected copper cable thieves from the underground area at Gloria coal mine near Middelburg in Mpumalanga, provincial police spokesman Brigadier Leonard Hlathi said.

Mining News Pro - Amid rising electricity costs and flailing power supplies across the East Coast of Australia, the country’s government is standing firm on its decision to keep coal as one of its main sources of electricity generation.

Mining News Pro - Adani has labelled findings in a draft report that recommends against the Carmichael coal project in Queensland being developed because of its management plan for a rare bird as “false and inaccurate”.

Mining News Pro - Mineral Resources Minister Gwede Mantashe on Friday said the priority remains to restore ventilation at the Gloria mine, in Mpumalanga, and to reduce flammable gases underground so that the search and recovery process can continue with the necessary speed.

Mining News Pro - The second largest coal miner in the US, Arch Coal, on Thursday announced that it had started work on a new three-million-ton-a-year coking coal mine that will operate on the same 200-million-ton reserve base as its Leer operation, in West Virginia.

Mining News Pro - The complete preferred list of bidders for South32’s energy coal interests is still being finalised, South32 CEO Graham Kerr told Mining Weekly Online on Thursday, when he also provided three reasons why the company’s Australian manganese operations are doing better than its South African manganese operations, and also commented on the steps that his group`s aluminium smelters have taken to offer resilience to Eskom`s load-shedding programme.

Mining News Pro - Colombia`s coal production and exports are likely to remain steady this year, companies said on Wednesday, amid predictions international prices for the fuel will fall in 2019.

Mining News Pro - One way to boost coal in the US: Find a spot near a mine with no access to oil or natural gas pipelines, where it’s not particularly windy and it’s dark much of the year.

Mining News Pro - In its full year 2018 results, CONSOL Energy reports that on the operations front, its Pennsylvania Mining Complex (PAMC) achieved record production of 27.6 million (short) tons in 2018, eclipsing the previous record of 26.1 million tons set in 2017 and marking the third consecutive year of production growth.

Mining News Pro - A $15 million thermal coal export terminal planned for Fraser Surrey Docks has had its permit cancelled by the Port of Vancouver.

Mining News Pro - Coal exports are expected to drop this year, following a disappointingly slow run over the past few months, says Transnet Freight Rail coal GM Mandisa Mondi.

Mining News Pro - Wyong Coal’s long-gestating Wallarah 2 coal project in New South Wales may have secured a federal government approval, but the project could still be nixed if Labor wins the next state election.

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