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Metallurgical coal

Oct 01, 2020
Isaac River milestone on road to production

Isaac River milestone on road to production

Bowen Coking Coal has lodged its Environmental Authority application for the Isaac River project, located beside BMA’s Daunia mine in the Bowen Basin. The company said the move was a significant milestone in the critical path to converting the project into a producing asset, following on from the mining lease applications lodged earlier this year…. ...

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Oct 01, 2020
Major BHP apprenticeship pledge and METS support

Major BHP apprenticeship pledge and METS support

BHP will create 2500 new apprenticeship and traineeship positions within five years through its BHP FutureFit Academy hubs at Mackay and Perth. That will mean about 1250 positions at Mackay, including the 225 people already enrolled, in addition to a separate skills development investment focused on regional areas throughout Australia. The commitment today from BHP… ...

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Sep 30, 2020
Bowen Coking Coal takes control of Broadmeadow East

Bowen Coking Coal takes control of Broadmeadow East

Bowen Coking Coal has completed acquisition of the Broadmeadow East coking coal project near Moranbah, paving the way for development of its first mine. The company said today it had mine planning and environmental approval processes underway to fast-track the start-up of operations. “We are genuinely excited about having completed the Broadmeadow East acquisition well… ...

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Sep 30, 2020
Class action lawsuit over North Goonyella fire

Class action lawsuit over North Goonyella fire

A class action lawsuit has been launched against Peabody Energy and two executives over the North Goonyella coal mine fire in Central Queensland. Law firm Labaton Sucharow has filed the action on behalf of Oklahoma Firefighters Pension and Retirement System, arguing stockholders had been adversely impacted by the company’s actions from April 3, 2017 to… ...

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Sep 29, 2020
Red-letter day for Pembroke Resources

Red-letter day for Pembroke Resources

Olive Downs has already assembled the key elements required to commence construction following the grant of the Bowen Basin project’s mining leases, Pembroke Resources says. This includes securing access to power, water, rail and port, even as finance and offtake partners are finalised.  The mining leases granted today represented the final major approval hurdle to… ...

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Sep 29, 2020
Council hails ‘vote of confidence’ in local mining

Council hails ‘vote of confidence’ in local mining

Isaac Regional Council has welcomed the approval of the $1 billion Olive Downs project as a vote of confidence in the future of Queensland coal mining. “There is a lot of discussion about the future of coal – and of course demand and prices will always fluctuate – but investments like this show it has… ...

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Sep 29, 2020
Dawson adds to remote blasthole drill capability

Dawson adds to remote blasthole drill capability

Anglo American has work underway to automate two more drill rigs at its Dawson mine after successfully achieving world-first remote operation of a multi-pass drill. The team at Dawson coal mine produced the first known rotary blasthole drill rig to be able to complete multi-pass operations remotely – a feat that earned the Innovation (Miner)… ...

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Sep 25, 2020
Longwall tech innovation from Mackay business

Longwall tech innovation from Mackay business

Mackay-based company Vayeron has launched an innovative industrial IoT sensor product for underground longwall mines. The next generation wireless inclinometer delivers safety and productivity improvements by providing automation control data. Vayeron says its new product represents a low CAPEX alternative to conventional inclinometers that are necessary for capturing guidance and control informat...

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Sep 11, 2020
Setback for coal safety inquiry

Setback for coal safety inquiry

The findings of an inquiry into a blast at the Grosvenor longwall and other gas incidents in underground coal mines have been put back six months. An interim report indicates the Queensland Coal Mining Board of Inquiry regards the goaf as being of particular interest as the most likely source of the methane that ignited… ...

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