HOME ABOUT US ADVERTISE SUBSCRIBE SITE MAP HELP CONTACT WORK FOR US SURVEYS  
Thursday
28 May 2015
Make ICN my HomePage 


Thermal coal could slip $10/t more


MACQUARIE Wealth Management has warned that spot thermal coal prices could fall another $US10 a tonne as it comments on Chinese protectionism, Indonesian output cuts, the Indian growth story and Russia’s cost competitiveness.
Full Story...


Deer Run drama


CARBON monoxide levels remain too high at the Deer Run longwall mine in Illinois which Foresight Energy evacuated on March 26.
Full Story...


Unions demand local jobs for Carmichael


THE mining union is demanding that Adani’s giant Carmichael coal mine in Queensland’s Galilee create local jobs and it is implacably opposed to full fly-in, fly-out work arrangements despite the remote location.
Full Story...

News Wrap


IN THIS morning’s News Wrap: Fortescue sets up secret trading shell in low-tax Singapore; Former Victorian minister speaks for gas industry; and gold miners spearhead M&A revival.
Full Story...


Solid job cuts by June


NEW Zealand coal miner Solid Energy will soon implement the previously announced 113 job cuts at its flagship Stockton coking coal mine following consultation with the workforce.
Full Story...


Haulage rates improve with catalyst


A QUEENSLAND thermal coal mine using the FPC combustion catalyst has increased the truck haulage rates from 430.8 to 452.7 tonnes/truck hour operated over a 12 month period.
Full Story...


Pinning between rib and conveyor leads to US fatality


A 43-YEAR-OLD continuous mining machine operator died when he was pinned between the conveyor boom and the coal rib in the No. 5 entry of LCT Energy’s Brubaker Mine in Pennsylvania.
Full Story...


Skilled shares soar on merger talks


LABOUR hire companies Skilled Group and Programmed Maintenance Services entered merger talks with both companies exposed to the mining and oil and gas industry.
Full Story...


M&A a commodity case-by-case: EY


PROSPECTIVE deal-makers in the mining industry are being advised to pay close attention to the economic situation of individual commodities following the release of quarterly merger and acquisition statistics by EY.
Full Story...


Australia stands tall as exploration destination


AUSTRALIA’S reputation as a destination to spend exploration dollars may largely rest in its big gas potential, but with the average oil pool discovery around 10 million barrels, on par with anywhere else in the world, there are plenty of options on offer for hydrocarbon hunters.
Full Story...


Millions for cooperative research


THE federal government has announced $A74 million worth of funding to support industry-led research at two Cooperative Research Centres (CRC) focused on mineral processing and manufacturing.
Full Story...


Victoria: on the move?


NOT much longer now – hopefully. That was the message Victoria’s Treasurer Tim Pallas gave to APPEA 2015 last week as Labor tried a different approach from the “kicking the can down the road” efforts of its predecessor. But its beleaguered oil and gas industry will believe progress when they see it.
Full Story...


AGL outlines energy roadmap


AGL Energy's new management team, which has already announced plans to overhaul the business in preparation for a carbon constrained future, has released a strategic roadmap that plots how the company will face the challenges and opportunities of an energy sector in flux.
Full Story...


WoodMac concerned by LNG shortfall


THE transition of the Australian LNG industry from construction to production continues apace, with the first cargo from the world's inaugural CSG-LNG train delivered at Queensland Curtis LNG in January; however, a further 55MMtpa of LNG capacity under construction from an additional 13 trains will probably fail to meet expected targets by 2019.
Full Story...


United against the planning regime


THE New South Wales government’s planning regime is under fire as both Wollongong Coal and a local union leader blame it for recent job losses at the Russell Vale longwall mine.
Full Story...


Murray’s ‘devastating’ layoff spree


PRIVATE US coal producer Murray Energy plans to cut more than 1800 jobs across six sites as the downturn continues.
Full Story...


ACCC takes alleged cartel to court


FORMER Labor politician Moses Obeid, his brother and a group of companies are being prosecuted for alleged cartel conduct over the tender process for the New South Wales government’s Mount Penny coal exploration licence.
Full Story...


News Wrap


IN THIS morning’s News Wrap: China using Brazil resources as lever against Australia; Nationals push for ban on CSG in the Northern Rivers; and Oz Minerals CEO Andrew Cole eyes off four takeover targets.
Full Story...


Coal disaster among failed BBY bets


THE collapse of Sydney-based stockbroking and advisory firm BBY was partly linked to a punt gone wrong with South African coal explorer Firestone Energy.
Full Story...


Humbled NSW concedes defeat


THE New South Wales government has admitted it will not appeal the Supreme Court’s decision that overturned the suspension of Metgasco’s drilling approval for the Rosella-1 gas exploration well.
Full Story...


$16B Adani mine given boost after signing up coal buyers


BELEAGUERED Indian company Adani Mining has seen its controversial Carmichael mine proposal given a boost after signing up buyers for almost 70% of the mine’s yield.
Full Story...


Stop financing Galilee Basin projects: Oz scientists


NINE Australian scientists have written an open letter urging global financial institutions to stop funding fossil fuel projects in Queensland's Galilee Basin.
Full Story...


Arch Coal gets NYSE warning


ONE of the world's top coal producers for the global steel and power generation industries, Arch Coal, has received notice from the New York Stock Exchange that it does not satisfy continued listing standard requiring the average closing price of a listed company's common stock to be at least $US1.00 per share for any period of 30 consecutive trading days.
Full Story...


HOGSBACK 
Hogsback and the previously untold parable of coal


HAVE you heard the story about the millionaire, the politician, and a pile of coal, because if you haven’t it’s a yarn which needs telling because it rivals any of the great parables, those sometimes fanciful stories which contain a hard core of truth.
Full Story...


MORE HOGSBACK

Profiting from the unburnable coal campaign


Brown coal a cheap power option


Lessons of Yancoal Australia


VIEW ALL STORIES







MINE ACTIVITY 
Another UK Coal closure looms


DOWNTURN-hit UK Coal, which will entirely cease underground coal mining by year-end, is poised to close down its Thoresby Colliery in Nottinghamshire in July.
Full Story...


MORE MINE ACTIVITY

Mt Owen job losses


Out & About: Baird’s Drayton tour


VIEW ALL STORIES

COAL COMPANY ACTIVITY 
Solid job cuts by June


NEW Zealand coal miner Solid Energy will soon implement the previously announced 113 job cuts at its flagship Stockton coking coal mine following consultation with the workforce.
Full Story...


MORE COAL COMPANY ACTIVITY

AGL outlines energy roadmap


United against the planning regime


Murray’s ‘devastating’ layoff spree


VIEW ALL STORIES

OEM/SUPPLIER ACTIVITY 
Haulage rates improve with catalyst


A QUEENSLAND thermal coal mine using the FPC combustion catalyst has increased the truck haulage rates from 430.8 to 452.7 tonnes/truck hour operated over a 12 month period.
Full Story...


MORE OEM/SUPPLIER ACTIVITY

Skilled shares soar on merger talks


Coffee table idea to save lives


Tenders open for stage one of $A1.6B roads project


VIEW ALL STORIES

COAL MARKETS 
Thermal coal could slip $10/t more


MACQUARIE Wealth Management has warned that spot thermal coal prices could fall another $US10 a tonne as it comments on Chinese protectionism, Indonesian output cuts, the Indian growth story and Russia’s cost competitiveness.
Full Story...


MORE COAL MARKETS

M&A a commodity case-by-case: EY


Australia stands tall as exploration destination


Millions for cooperative research


VIEW ALL STORIES

SAFETY AND HEALTH 
Deer Run drama


CARBON monoxide levels remain too high at the Deer Run longwall mine in Illinois which Foresight Energy evacuated on March 26.
Full Story...


MORE SAFETY AND HEALTH

Pinning between rib and conveyor leads to US fatality


Check your Aircheks: safety alert


Fume fail: 7 BHP miners hospitalised


VIEW ALL STORIES

ENVIRONMENT 
Stop financing Galilee Basin projects: Oz scientists


NINE Australian scientists have written an open letter urging global financial institutions to stop funding fossil fuel projects in Queensland's Galilee Basin.
Full Story...


MORE ENVIRONMENT

Energy Efficiency Council flags changes at the top


Qld government’s mining stance spurs protests


NSW EPA completes Santos CSG investigations


VIEW ALL STORIES


USER INFO

Welcome to ILN
(GUEST)

  Click here to login
  Sign up today
  Manage Members




Company Search




Story Search









Advanced Search

UPCOMING
EVENTS
AMC Preparing Appropriate Inputs for Robust Grade Estimation
AMC Delivering High-quality Grade Estimates-
AMC JORC 2012 - Complying with the Code in the Reporting Environment
AMC Lessons Learnt from Auditing Mineral Resource Estimates
AMC Assessment of Geological Uncertainty in Mining and Management of Risk
11th International Symposium on Rock Fragmentation by Blasting
  View all events



'Perfect storm’ closes in on mining



Statistics of gloom



We’re not out of the woods quite yet



Resources profit, investment down



US energy players surge ahead in productivity










ONLINE AND PRINT PUBLICATIONS
MiningNews.net
Mining industry news leader
MiningNewsJobs.net
Jobs and careers portal for the mining industry
MiningNewsPremium.net
Premium mining news coverage
EnergyNewsBulletin.net
Comprehensive energy industry news
EnergyNewsJobs
Jobs and careers portal for the energy industry
EnergyNewsPremium.net
Premium energy industry coverage
International
Coal News

Essential coal industry news
Construction
IndustryNews.net

Essential construction industry news
WME Business
Environment Network

Essential environmental management news
PNGIndustryNews.net
Essential PNG industry news
NoticiasDeMineracao.com
Brazil Mining News Leader
 

Australia's Mining Monthly
Powerful. Reliable.
RESOURCESTOCKS
Global resources investment magazine
International
Coal News

Essential coal industry news
CONTRACTOR
Australia's construction and earthmoving magazine
Cranes and Lifting Australia
The voice of the cranes and lifting industy
Inside Waste Magazine
Covering the waste industry.
WME Magazine
Leading environment business magazine
 

INDUSTRY NEWS PORTAL
IndustryNews.net
Portal to Aspermontís leading publications