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Rio set to join Indian coal rush


COAL licencing reforms by the Indian government are expected to usher in investment by Rio Tinto and other mining giants.
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Maules Creek beats schedule


WHITEHAVEN Coal is two months ahead of schedule as it expects to rail the first coal of its $A767 million Maules Creek open cut project in January, instead of March.
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Coal has bright future in tight Asian market


CHINA’S threat to impose a special tax on imported coal appears to have faded as fast as it appeared, though not before Hogsback was able to figure out that it was all a game and that the eventual winner will be Australian coal.
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News Wrap


IN THIS morning’s News Wrap: Santos looks to post-ANU future; and Newcrest CEO pay determined during ‘bidding war’.
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WICET will happen: Cockatoo MD


THE long-awaited Wiggins Island Coal Export Terminal is 96% complete and will start exporting in November, according to presenters from Aurizon, Cockatoo Coal and the WICET consortium at a Gladstone engineering conference.
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SunCoke names West new CFO


SUNCOKE Energy has promoted Fay West to the position of senior vice president and chief financial officer of the company reporting directly to SunCoke chairman and CEO Fritz Henderson.
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Exploration budgets plummet


GLOBAL exploration budgets for nonferrous metals dropped 25% this year, according to SNL Metals & Mining.
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Vic energy efficiency scheme survives, so far


THE Victorian government has failed to pass legislation to scrap the Victorian Energy Efficiency Target (VEET), though it remains Coalition policy.
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Castle actor fights CSG


MICHAEL Caton, the actor who played the role of a battler in the Australian hit film The Castle, took part in an anti-CSG demonstration outside of AGL’s annual general meeting in Sydney yesterday.
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AGL’s sweet and sour profit


AGL has announced a record high statutory profit after tax of $570 million, but that figure dropped to $562 million on an underlying basis – down 3.9% on the previous year.
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Boart buoyed by $352M recapitalisation


SHARES in Boart Longyear rocketed 30% this morning after the drilling contractor unveiled a $US352 million ($A400.4 million) recapitalisation package of both debt and equity funding.
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UK juniors battered by perfect storm


LONDON-based junior Azonto Petroleum faces the task of rebuilding the company amid a perfect storm of global events that have driven investors away.
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Landfill gas project a lesson in engineering excellence


GLADSTONE Regional Council, about 550km north of Brisbane, has won the Institute of Public Works Engineers Australasia Queensland's (IPWEAQ) Engineering Excellence Award.
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Safer way to handle pipes, casings


A DRILLING and well servicer has partnered with an engineering house to develop a piece of drilling technology that could reduce the risk associated with handling drill pipe and casing.
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Speed learning


A cloud-based training platform promises to reduce training time for miners by 75%.
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Yancoal output challenged


INVESTIGATIONS into the double fatality at the Austar longwall mine in April are continuing with Yancoal Australia’s total output for the September quarter down 9% year-on-year to 5.2 million tonnes of saleable coal.
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Labor says it will scrap 100% FIFO in Qld


THE Labor party will scrap 100% fly-in, fly-out mining operations in Central Queensland as part of the policies it is taking to the next state election.
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Peabody readies admin axe


PEABODY Energy aims to cut up to 50 staff roles, mainly from its Brisbane office, with a call for voluntary redundancies underway.
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News Wrap


IN THIS morning’s News Wrap: Penalties on coal to linger after FTA; Women break into male-dominated mining; and BHP Billiton set to beat iron ore guidance.
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BHP coal production soars


BHP Billiton lifted its metallurgical coal production to a record 12.8 million tonnes in the September quarter – a 25% increase year-on-year.
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BHP boosts output by 9%


MINING giant BHP Billiton has posted production records across eight operations and four commodities in the September quarter.
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Dust off this production booster


FOR many mining companies, a means to cut costs and improve productivity already exists and may be sitting gathering dust in the training room. Supply Side by Australia’s Mining Monthly editor Noel Dyson
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Greens want permanent ban on mining in Ben Bullen


THE New South Wales Greens have welcomed a decision from the Planning Assessment Commission to reject plans for further coal mining by Coalpac adjacent to the Ben Bullen State Forest and called for all mining to stop in this coal-rich area.
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HOGSBACK 
Coal has bright future in tight Asian market


CHINA’S threat to impose a special tax on imported coal appears to have faded as fast as it appeared, though not before Hogsback was able to figure out that it was all a game and that the eventual winner will be Australian coal.
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COAL COMPANY ACTIVITY 
Rio set to join Indian coal rush


COAL licencing reforms by the Indian government are expected to usher in investment by Rio Tinto and other mining giants.
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MORE COAL COMPANY ACTIVITY

Maules Creek beats schedule


SunCoke names West new CFO


Exploration budgets plummet


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OEM/SUPPLIER ACTIVITY 
WICET will happen: Cockatoo MD


THE long-awaited Wiggins Island Coal Export Terminal is 96% complete and will start exporting in November, according to presenters from Aurizon, Cockatoo Coal and the WICET consortium at a Gladstone engineering conference.
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MORE OEM/SUPPLIER ACTIVITY

Boart buoyed by $352M recapitalisation


Landfill gas project a lesson in engineering excellence


Safer way to handle pipes, casings


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COAL MARKETS 
Anglo gutted by Drayton verdict


ANGLO American has lashed out at the Planning Assessment Commission’s shock decision to reject its coal job-saving Drayton South extension project in New South Wales.
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MORE COAL MARKETS

Coalpac faces liquidation


NSW planning regime is ‘broken’


Rio protesters regroup in Mongolia


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SAFETY AND HEALTH 
MSHA cautions care with highwalls after 12th fatality


THE US Mine Safety and Health Administration has classified the 12th fatality in calendar year 2014 in the coal mining industry as a “fall of Face, rib, or highwall” incident.
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MORE SAFETY AND HEALTH

US mines comply with new dust rule: MSHA


WDS loses APLNG work after fatal accident


Black Diamond to be gazetted as abandoned


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ENVIRONMENT 
Castle actor fights CSG


MICHAEL Caton, the actor who played the role of a battler in the Australian hit film The Castle, took part in an anti-CSG demonstration outside of AGL’s annual general meeting in Sydney yesterday.
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MORE ENVIRONMENT

Greens want permanent ban on mining in Ben Bullen


ASX 50 skims the surface of sustainability


Macfarlane backs Warburton on RET review


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EDUCATION 
Speed learning


A cloud-based training platform promises to reduce training time for miners by 75%.
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MORE EDUCATION

New CSIRO chief announced


Mining hub opens in Perth


A personal focus


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