fbpx

Thermal coal

Apr 05, 2021
Why water sucks when it comes to dust suppression

Why water sucks when it comes to dust suppression

Partner supplied editorial Leading dust suppression specialists Global Road Technology (GRT) are launching their latest dust control initiative as they seek to mitigate air pollution caused by mining activity in Australia. GRT: Drill and Blast Dust Control, is a two-pronged attack on the hazardous, respirable dust generated from drill and blast activities. The first product, GR...

Read More
Mar 30, 2021
AGL business split to silo gas and coal-fired plants

AGL business split to silo gas and coal-fired plants

Major energy company AGL has revealed plans to spin its gas and coal-fired power plants into a separate business called PrimeCo under a ‘structural separation’. And it is beginning sale processes for assets described as ‘less critical to our future direction’, including the Newcastle Gas Storage Facility and Queensland’s Silver Springs gas project. Filling about…...

Read More
Mar 24, 2021
Anti-coal activists lock on at Carmichael work site

Anti-coal activists lock on at Carmichael work site

Police were called to the Carmichael coal construction site this morning, where three people are reported to have locked on to equipment in a protest that Frontline Action on Coal said was intended to halt progress on the project’s rail line development. The activist group said the three women had come from the New South… This content is for iQ Industry Queensland, iQ Coal, iQ Civil, ...

Read More
Mar 22, 2021
Martinus beefs up Carmichael rail project fleet

Martinus beefs up Carmichael rail project fleet

An array of specialised track equipment has arrived at the Carmichael coal project site, where Martinus is building the miner’s rail network. The fleet includes two completely rebuilt locomotives, DC 4571 and DC 4444, which arrived last week to build the track. Two continuous track lifters, one track-laying machine, flash butt welding units, a high-production… This content is for iQ I...

Read More
Mar 05, 2021
Picture this – Carmichael’s star snappers on show

Picture this – Carmichael’s star snappers on show

Inspired by images contractors and staff posted on social media, Bravus Mining and Resources recently laid out a challenge for keen photographers at its Carmichael coal project in Central Queensland. This page shares some of the entries submitted to the Carmichael photo competition. The first prize winners were Troy Fenech (best overall) and Joe Hayes… This content is for iQ Industry Queens...

Read More
Dec 15, 2020
Track taking shape at Carmichael coal project

Track taking shape at Carmichael coal project

Bravus Mining and Resources has shown off progress at the Carmichael coal project, where contractors this week started laying track for a 200km railway line. Between 900m and 1.2km of track is being laid daily at each end of the railway simultaneously, the Adani-owned business says. Bravus chief executive officer David Boshoff said the materials… This content is for iQ Industry Queensland, ...

Read More
Dec 09, 2020
Stake in Rolleston coal operation up for grabs

Stake in Rolleston coal operation up for grabs

Receivers have been appointed over the 12.5 per cent stake in the Rolleston open-cut coal operations held by ICRA Rolleston. Glencore is the majority owner of the mine, 140km southeast of Emerald, with a 75 per cent share. A Glencore spokesman said today it would be a case of ‘business as usual’ at the thermal… This content is for iQ Industry Queensland, iQ Coal, iQ Civil, iQ Ge...

Read More
Dec 02, 2020
Bravus fined $26,000 for Carmichael infringements

Bravus fined $26,000 for Carmichael infringements

Bravus Mining & Resources has coughed up almost $26,000 in fines for what it describes as misinterpreting environmental reporting requirements on its Carmichael coal project. The federal Department of Agriculture, Water and the Environment  issued two infringement notices totalling $25,920 in late October to Adani Mining – recently rebranded as Bravus. It said they had… This ...

Read More
Nov 06, 2020
Protester locks on to coal project concrete plant

Protester locks on to coal project concrete plant

Police were called to a Carmichael coal project work site today after a protester locked himself on to a concrete batch plant. Frontline Action on Coal, sharing news of the action on social media, identified the protester as Magnetic Island man Barney Jackson. FLAC shared his comments: “I grew up on Magnetic Island on the… This content is for iQ Industry Queensland, iQ Coal, iQ Civil, iQ Ge...

Read More
Menu