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2 April 2015
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Catch 22 will sink US coal


A VIRGINIA-based coal industry consultant believes that loss-making US coal producers will typically continue to mine coal until they go bankrupt.
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Consol prepares to spin off its Philadelphia coal mines


CONSOL Energy subsidiary, CNX Coal Resources, has filed a registration statement with the US Securities and Exchange Commission for the initial public offering of common units representing limited partner interests.
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Coal junior enters voluntary administration


QUEENSLAND coal explorer Tiaro Coal has gone into voluntary administration barely two weeks after starting legal action to gain regulatory-critical corporate and financial records, plus allegedly owed funds, from its former significant shareholder Hudson Resources.
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Coal prep

Wilpinjong expansion showcases co-operation in CHPP construction






News Wrap


IN THIS morning’s News Wrap: Deutsche Bank cuts South32 valuation; Rio Tinto worried about ERA's Ranger uranium mine; and iron ore price plunge to blow $3 billion hole in WA budget.
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Adani in court battle over $A16.5b ‘risky, dangerous’ Carmichael


QUEENSLAND environmental activists Coast and Country are to square up to Indian firm Adani in court over its intention to create Australia’s largest coal mine at Carmichael.
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Cokal proposal complex


TAKEOVER target, Brisbane’s Cokal, which has received an unsolicited non-binding and incomplete proposal in relation to a conditional off market takeover bid by Indonesia’s Cakra Mineral, is in uncharted waters, with the two parties undertaking the first ever takeover between Australian and Indonesian stock exchange listed companies.
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India power demand to double in next decade


THE US Energy Information Administration expects India’s electricity demand to more than double in the next decade.
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Oregon approves coal export terminal


OREGON’S environmental regulators have ruled that Australian company Ambre Energy’s proposed Morrow Pacific coal terminal on the Columbia River meets state and federal water quality standards.
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Enter the outsourcers


OUTSOURCING can be seen as a bit of a dirty word and a sure-fire way to destroy morale. However, done right it can be an absolute boon to the business. Supply Side by Australia’s Mining Monthly editor Noel Dyson
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Greens jump on PC CSG ‘warning’


THE Greens have jumped on the Productivity Commission report warning on the impact of land values from CSG.
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QCLNG rolls on despite leak mystery


BECHTEL and relevant authorities are no closer to revealing what might have caused the site-evacuating vapour leak that occurred at the Queensland Curtis LNG project’s LNG plant almost two weeks ago.
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APPEA welcomes supportive PC report


THE Productivity Commission’s report Examining barriers to more efficient gas markets has found that, contrary to some reports, a gas reservation scheme will ultimately be a costly and ineffective scheme in preventing gas prices rising in Australia, making the situation even worse over time.
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Cash re-enters visa fray


ASSISTANT Immigration Minister Michaelia Cash has once again used her regulatory powers, this time to issued temporary work rights to hundreds of overseas workers in the offshore oil and gas sector in defiance of last week’s Federal Court decision.
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$1B John Holland buyout delayed due to 'defence contracts'


CHINA Communications Construction Company’s (CCCC) $1 billion acquisition of John Holland will be held up until at least April after hitting the buffers over Australian regulatory approvals.
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Russell Vale uncertainty peaks


WOLLONGONG Coal is seeking voluntary redundancies ahead of an expected April 10 Planning Assessment Commission verdict on the underground expansion project for its Russell Vale longwall mine.
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Anglo, Workpac face fatigue crash case


ANGLO American and labour hire firm Workpac are facing a $1 million-plus negligence claim from a former worker at the Foxleigh coal mine in Queensland who suffered spinal injuries after crashing his vehicle while driving home in 2013.
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QRC hopes FIFO evidence will win out


QUEENSLAND Resources Council chief executive Michael Roche said yesterday that the proposed inquiry by the Queensland parliament’s Infrastructure, Planning and Natural Resources Committee was a valuable opportunity to impartially assess FIFO and other long distance commuting practices across a range of industries in rural and remote areas.
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News Wrap


IN THIS morning’s News Wrap: Coal union moves to unlock Glencore gates; Queensland coal mine could hurt endangered finch, court hears; and Australia not among rich nations releasing post-2020 emission goals on time.
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Qld Premier meets with Adani


ADANI Group founder and chairman Gautam Adani has described a meeting yesterday with newly elected Queensland Premier Annastacia Palaszczuk as “warm and productive” and welcomed her apparent support for the company’s plans for the Carmichael coal project in the Galilee Basin.
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Springsure sale beckons


THE anticipated sale of the Springsure Creek longwall project this year will help resolve infrastructure uncertainties for Acacia Coal’s nearby Comet Ridge project in the southern Bowen Basin.
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Senate CSG report ‘ignored science’


A SENATE inquiry into how the Queensland government managed issues related to interactions with the federal government ignores the latest science and best-practice regulation around coal seam gas, according to the Australian Pipelines and Gas Association.
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Wilpinjong expansion showcases co-operation in CHPP construction


THE Wilpinjong expansion project in New South Wales featured a collaborative project delivery approach between Peabody Energy and Ausenco Taggart offices located in Australia, the US and China.
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Lenient baselines under ERF safeguard mechanism


THE Federal government's recent consultation paper, which outlines the future emissions reductions for the country to 2020 has been labelled as "too lenient" and as a "business as usual" document. The criticism comes after baselines under the safeguard mechanism appear to have been set too high that no company would be able to breach it.
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HOGSBACK 
The return of balance to the coal market


CHINA down. India up. Those four words sum up for Hogsback the opposing views about coal today with each step forward offset by a step backward which, when you think about it, could mean that coal is more balanced than at any time in the past three years.
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MORE HOGSBACK

What Abbot Point port deal means for Galilee Basin coal projects


The crisis in US coal


The time for tough decisions in coal industry


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MINE ACTIVITY 
Glencore to shut West Wallsend early


GLENCORE will close the West Wallsend longwall mine in New South Wales in mid 2016 – considerably ahead of the approved mine life to 2021 – impacting a workforce of about 300 that includes contractors.
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COAL COMPANY ACTIVITY 
Consol prepares to spin off its Philadelphia coal mines


CONSOL Energy subsidiary, CNX Coal Resources, has filed a registration statement with the US Securities and Exchange Commission for the initial public offering of common units representing limited partner interests.
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MORE COAL COMPANY ACTIVITY

Coal junior enters voluntary administration


Adani in court battle over $A16.5b ‘risky, dangerous’ Carmichael


Cokal proposal complex


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OEM/SUPPLIER ACTIVITY 
Oregon approves coal export terminal


OREGON’S environmental regulators have ruled that Australian company Ambre Energy’s proposed Morrow Pacific coal terminal on the Columbia River meets state and federal water quality standards.
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MORE OEM/SUPPLIER ACTIVITY

Enter the outsourcers


QCLNG rolls on despite leak mystery


$1B John Holland buyout delayed due to 'defence contracts'


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COAL MARKETS 
Greens jump on PC CSG ‘warning’


THE Greens have jumped on the Productivity Commission report warning on the impact of land values from CSG.
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MORE COAL MARKETS

APPEA welcomes supportive PC report


Cash re-enters visa fray


The advantage of unionised Appalachian coal mines


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R & D 
Give it to the brainiacs


EXCITING and innovative solutions to industry challenges emerged at last weekend’s Hackathon in Perth, marking a successful start to the year for the technology start-up event as it goes national.
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SAFETY AND HEALTH 
Anglo, Workpac face fatigue crash case


ANGLO American and labour hire firm Workpac are facing a $1 million-plus negligence claim from a former worker at the Foxleigh coal mine in Queensland who suffered spinal injuries after crashing his vehicle while driving home in 2013.
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MORE SAFETY AND HEALTH

Good record not enough: NMA


Bullying, safety concerns face Qld coal


Forum on commuting workforces in the mining industry


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ENVIRONMENT 
Adani in court battle over $A16.5b ‘risky, dangerous’ Carmichael


QUEENSLAND environmental activists Coast and Country are to square up to Indian firm Adani in court over its intention to create Australia’s largest coal mine at Carmichael.
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MORE ENVIRONMENT

Lenient baselines under ERF safeguard mechanism


UQ launches Qld's largest solar array


No clear post-election mandate in CSG fight


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