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Anglo to axe thousands: speculation


THERE is speculation that downturn-hit Anglo American will announce cuts to 5-20% of staff from its head offices around the world – thousands of layoffs – as part of half-year results on July 24.
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Coal empire strikes back


THE coal industry is using Big Oil’s own stick to beat it with, backing a major University of Cambridge report that Prince Charles has launched, calling for the removal of all fossil fuel subsidies, particularly to the oil and gas industry.
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More trouble for Glencore at West Wallsend


GLENCORE’s coal operations in New South Wales have been dealt another blow with geological issues forcing its West Wallsend colliery longwall to cease production indefinitely until the problem is resolved.
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News Wrap


IN THIS morning’s News Wrap: Anglo American coal rejected by China's new testing regime; local iron ore juniors under pressure; and Adani hires political operatives to make its case.
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Clarence’s river spill crisis


CONTRARY to some press reports, an environmental incident did not shut down Centennial Coal’s Clarence underground coal mine last week.
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Moolarben foots bill for collapse bypass road


YANCOAL is funding the development of a bypass to the public road which has been closed for a month since a nearby highwall collapse impacted the Moolarben open cut coal mine in New South Wales.
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Glencore to make up to 700 more coal layoffs


GLENCORE has decided to close down the open cut thermal coal operations of its Optimum Coal Mines in South Africa with 600-700 layoffs expected.
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Asciano mulls takeover offer


CANADIAN giant Brookfield Infrastructure Group has made a $A9 billion pitch to fully acquire rail and port operator Asciano, although a more concrete deal might take some time yet to emerge.
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India’s coal challenge


COAL, the mainstay source of India’s energy, needs to be further explored as a clean, domestic technology to mitigate the negative effects of urbanisation like increased crime rates, especially as the country’s renewables goals face hurdles.
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MTG launches the new LHD Lip System for underground


MTG has launched a new complete bucket protection system for loaders in underground mines, the LHD Lip System, after thorough testing in Canadian and Portuguese mines.
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Outlook for juniors worsening


THE June quarterly reports are set to paint a grim picture for Australia’s junior miners after dismal figures were recorded for the March period.
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Peabody appoints Schwetz CFO


PEABODY Energy has named longstanding financial executive Amy Schwetz to executive vice president and chief financial officer.
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Universal secures approval for new mine


UNIVERSAL Coal has secured ministerial approval for the transfer of ownership of the New Clydesdale mining rights from South African mining giant Exxaro.
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New radar takes in-pit safety to new heights


GROUNDPROBE has released a broad area slope stability monitoring radar that it claims will considerably enhance mining productivity and safety.
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Curragh trims permanent workforce


WESFARMERS will axe 30 to 50 full time workers from its Curragh metallurgical coal mine in Queensland as a result of cost-saving changes.
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Dyno’s record seam blast


EXPLOSIVES maker Dyno Nobel says it attained a new through seam blast world record from a blast at a Queensland open cut coal mine.
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The start of coal games


IT WOULD be nice to think that a bidding duel has broken out for Rio Tinto’s coal assets because that would be the best signal for some time that people actually want to invest in coal, but Hogsback is suspicious that he is watching a high-stakes game.
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News Wrap


IN THIS morning’s News Wrap: NSW Coal mine investigated over waste spill; Rio Tinto boss says women need more confidence; and new Cardno boss gives himself 100 days to keep ‘vultures’ at bay.
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Uni gets entrepreneurial with coal virtual reality


A UNIVERSITY of Wollongong PhD student who is researching the effectiveness of Coal Services’ virtual reality training for the underground coal sector has also started a crowdfunding project to help spread this technology to the rail and aviation industries.
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Mooiplaats sales agreement lapses


COAL of Africa has announced that the finalisation of a sale and purchase agreement with Blackspear Capital for the disposal of its Mooiplaats colliery in South Africa will not be extended further and therefore will lapse.
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China staying true to coal: WCA


CHINA’s announcement of its Intended Nationally Determined Contribution (INDC) in preparation for the UN COP21 (Conference of Parties) climate negotiations in Paris later this year proves it is not moving away from coal, the World Coal Association said.
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Glut fears worsen as Chinese LNG demand falls


CHINESE gas demand growth has fallen to new lows with analysts and the chief economist in Australia concerned about the impacts to LNG prices.
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Murray Energy to sue US EPA over Clean Water Act


MURRAY Energy Corporation is filing two lawsuits against the US Environmental Protection Agency and the Army Corps of Engineers to stop their attempts to rewrite the Clean Water Act by expanding the definition of “waters of the US”.
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HOGSBACK 
The start of coal games


IT WOULD be nice to think that a bidding duel has broken out for Rio Tinto’s coal assets because that would be the best signal for some time that people actually want to invest in coal, but Hogsback is suspicious that he is watching a high-stakes game.
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MORE HOGSBACK

Hogsback on the high costs of takeovers


A Libor moment for coal


Coal attack hides Big Oil’s woes


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COAL COMPANY ACTIVITY 
Anglo to axe thousands: speculation


THERE is speculation that downturn-hit Anglo American will announce cuts to 5-20% of staff from its head offices around the world – thousands of layoffs – as part of half-year results on July 24.
Full Story...


MORE COAL COMPANY ACTIVITY

More trouble for Glencore at West Wallsend


Moolarben foots bill for collapse bypass road


Glencore to make up to 700 more coal layoffs


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OEM/SUPPLIER ACTIVITY 
Asciano mulls takeover offer


CANADIAN giant Brookfield Infrastructure Group has made a $A9 billion pitch to fully acquire rail and port operator Asciano, although a more concrete deal might take some time yet to emerge.
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MORE OEM/SUPPLIER ACTIVITY

MTG launches the new LHD Lip System for underground


New radar takes in-pit safety to new heights


Dyno’s record seam blast


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COAL MARKETS 
Coal empire strikes back


THE coal industry is using Big Oil’s own stick to beat it with, backing a major University of Cambridge report that Prince Charles has launched, calling for the removal of all fossil fuel subsidies, particularly to the oil and gas industry.
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MORE COAL MARKETS

India’s coal challenge


China staying true to coal: WCA


Glut fears worsen as Chinese LNG demand falls


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SAFETY AND HEALTH 
Operator blamed for bolting fatality


FAILING to properly support a roof section has been blamed for the death of a 29 year old roof bolter helper at Rosebud Mining Company’s Heilwood underground coal mine.
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MORE SAFETY AND HEALTH

Safety wire can provide safety to control systems


Rescue system on trial at Consol’s Harvey mine


Miners faking tests


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ENVIRONMENT 
Clarence’s river spill crisis


CONTRARY to some press reports, an environmental incident did not shut down Centennial Coal’s Clarence underground coal mine last week.
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MORE ENVIRONMENT

Murray Energy to sue US EPA over Clean Water Act


UNESCO Reef decision hailed by mining industry


Horse breeders continue Drayton fight


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EDUCATION 
IMARC full steam ahead for 2015


THE SECOND annual International Mining and Resources Conference has officially launched ahead of the event to be held November 10-12, 2015.
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