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Peabody applauds new China coal policy


THE world’s largest private sector coal company Peabody Energy believes there is a “fundamental mismatch” between China’s new coal quality policies and the emerging view of its likely beneficial effects on Australian high-quality coal exports.
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More mine closures likely, says Anglo CEO


ANGLO American CEO Mark Cutifani expects one metallurgical coal mine to be mothballed every two or three weeks until there is enough uplift in the commodity’s price.
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Hunting for truth in China’s new coal rules


IT IS time for a Hogsback game called Spot The Truth, starting with a question: Is China about to “dump our dirty coal”, or are the general restrictions in China’s coal rules: “unlikely to affect Australian and Indonesian coal exports”?
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   TODAY'S STORIES xCONTINUED


Oz leads world in coking coal exports


IT’S daylight between Australia and the rest of the world when it comes to coking coal exports, World Coal Association’s latest updated figures released this month show.
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More uncertainty for India coal


THE potential cancellation of 218 Indian coal licences could provide an opportunity for international firms looking to offload some of their own assets around the world, according to an India expert at London-based multinational law firm Linklaters.
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News Wrap


IN News Wrap: Contractor found dead at WA mine camp; 200 Olympic Dam jobs at risk; and iron ore slump seen as no bar to Rio, BHP buybacks and higher dividends.
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‘Smart’ mining era must continue, says Ventyx


TWO industry leaders with fingers on the pulse of mining technology investments worldwide see real reasons for the industry to sustain levels of investment that ushered in the so-called smart mining era last decade. In fact, like a lot of others now, they don’t see that the industry has much of a choice.
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Experts to study WA automation standards


REPRESENTATIVES from the International Organisation for Standardisation have arrived in Perth to examine new safety guidelines being developed for autonomous mining.
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WICET counts down to operations


THE long-planned Wiggins Island Coal Export Terminal project is three to four weeks away from receiving its first coal train with recruitment efforts underway.
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Something old, something new


A combination of old and new technologies can help mining companies deliver value and save on costs.
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Macmahon pursues Mongolian client


TAVAN Tolgoi coal mine-operating contractor Macmahon Holdings might end up suing its Mongolian government-owned client for around $US78 million ($A87 million) if negotiations fail.
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Spanish NSW plant to challenge coal


SPANISH infrastructure, renewables, concessions and investment company Elecnor has established an Australian subsidiary and has already won its first contract to build one of the country’s biggest solar projects – a 70 megawatt direct current photovoltaic plant in Moree, New South Wales.
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Challenging resin bolting thinking


DSI’S new ground support system is set to challenge conventional thinking on resin bolting in underground coal mines, the company says.
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Atrum prepares for transformation


AUSTRALIA-listed Atrum Coal has revamped its board for the transformation from anthracite explorer to producer with its Groundhog project in British Columbia, Canada.
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Sabotage needs firm action


ENOUGH is enough. Protestors putting lives at risk by cutting 187 down-lines attached to powerful explosives at the Whitehaven mine has prompted the NSW Minerals Council to call on the state government to “act immediately” with tough penalties for “professional activists”.
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Blackwater is ‘smashing’ records


BHP Billiton Mitsubishi Alliance’s Blackwater open cut coal mine in Queensland’s Bowen Basin has broken six production records since the downturn in coal markets began, according to a report.
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China coal restrictions could impact the big three miners


AUSTRALIA’S leading high-ash coal exporting mines and miners have been revealed in the wake of China’s plans to curb high-ash and sulphur thermal coal imports.
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Producers made to wait


AUSTRALIAN producers will have to wait to see more detail of China’s coal quality restrictions announced on Tuesday night – and the devil will be in that detail.
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Recovery slow for suppliers


MINING equipment suppliers, toughing it out amid a deep trough in key commodity sector ordering are seeing further signs of a trend that could magnify future growth prospects.
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News Wrap


IN News Wrap this morning: Anglo ‘reaping benefits’ of diversified base; BHP to axe more iron ore jobs; and WA rating hostage to iron ore.
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Low-risk Botswana needs to up rail, power infrastructure


BOTSWANA’s fabulously rich diamond mines have, since the 1970s, underpinned the development of the landlocked southern African nation.
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Palmer’s rail challenge rejected


A COURT has dismissed Clive Palmer’s challenge to a Queensland government decision to reject his company’s rail line proposal.
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A Watermark war cry


SOME landholders are promising civil disobedience if China Shenhua Energy’s vast Watermark coal project in New South Wales’ Gunnedah Basin gets the final environmental approval from the Planning Assessment Commission.
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HOGSBACK 
Hunting for truth in China’s new coal rules


IT IS time for a Hogsback game called Spot The Truth, starting with a question: Is China about to “dump our dirty coal”, or are the general restrictions in China’s coal rules: “unlikely to affect Australian and Indonesian coal exports”?
Full Story...


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MINE ACTIVITY 
Blackwater is ‘smashing’ records


BHP Billiton Mitsubishi Alliance’s Blackwater open cut coal mine in Queensland’s Bowen Basin has broken six production records since the downturn in coal markets began, according to a report.
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MORE MINE ACTIVITY

Russell Vale plans win support


Glencore to suspend Ravensworth longwall


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COAL COMPANY ACTIVITY 
Peabody applauds new China coal policy


THE world’s largest private sector coal company Peabody Energy believes there is a “fundamental mismatch” between China’s new coal quality policies and the emerging view of its likely beneficial effects on Australian high-quality coal exports.
Full Story...


MORE COAL COMPANY ACTIVITY

More mine closures likely, says Anglo CEO


WICET counts down to operations


Something old, something new


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OEM/SUPPLIER ACTIVITY 
Challenging resin bolting thinking


DSI’S new ground support system is set to challenge conventional thinking on resin bolting in underground coal mines, the company says.
Full Story...


MORE OEM/SUPPLIER ACTIVITY

Recovery slow for suppliers


Electric ingenuity to go on display


Little helper


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COAL MARKETS 
Oz leads world in coking coal exports


IT’S daylight between Australia and the rest of the world when it comes to coking coal exports, World Coal Association’s latest updated figures released this month show.
Full Story...


MORE COAL MARKETS

More uncertainty for India coal


China coal restrictions could impact the big three miners


Producers made to wait


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EQUIPMENT 
Putting its orange nuts on show


PHILMAC is putting its range of pipe connections and systems, including its distinct orange nuts, on show at this year’s Mining & Engineering exhibition.
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R & D 
‘Smart’ mining era must continue, says Ventyx


TWO industry leaders with fingers on the pulse of mining technology investments worldwide see real reasons for the industry to sustain levels of investment that ushered in the so-called smart mining era last decade. In fact, like a lot of others now, they don’t see that the industry has much of a choice.
Full Story...


MORE R & D

Experts to study WA automation standards


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SAFETY AND HEALTH 
News Wrap


IN News Wrap: Contractor found dead at WA mine camp; 200 Olympic Dam jobs at risk; and iron ore slump seen as no bar to Rio, BHP buybacks and higher dividends.
Full Story...


MORE SAFETY AND HEALTH

Sabotage needs firm action


Two fatalities at APLNG sites


Obama wrong on carbon: surgeons


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ENVIRONMENT 
A Watermark war cry


SOME landholders are promising civil disobedience if China Shenhua Energy’s vast Watermark coal project in New South Wales’ Gunnedah Basin gets the final environmental approval from the Planning Assessment Commission.
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MORE ENVIRONMENT

On-the-spot NSW penalties in effect


Time for mining law fact-check


Carbon tax axe doing its job


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EDUCATION 
US, Canada slide down World Risk Survey


THE Obama administration’s war on coal is starting to sink in, with the United States slipping down the RESOURCESTOCKS World Risk Survey this year after winning it last year.
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MORE EDUCATION

Festival of coal gets fired-up support


Vic uni forms mining advisory group


Support for women in mining, energy careers


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