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Indian thermal dreams fade


HOPES that rising Indian thermal coal demand might help support the price-plunged commodity are fading due to a growing domestic supply response.
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Anglo moos ahead in rehab stakes


ANGLO American has launched a three to five-year livestock grazing trial to test 49.6 hectares of rehabilitated land near its 2007-closed Dartbrook underground coal mine in the Hunter Valley.
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Palaszczuk ministers fight for coal battlers


THE Queensland Resources Council CEO has praised the Palaszczuk government’s various ministers bucking industry naysayers and backing the coal sector at a tough time for the sector.
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News Wrap


IN THIS morning’s News Wrap: Roy Hill mine contractor dispute heats up; Tom Albanese eyes return to India iron ore exports; and Aurizon pauses on track to victory over unions.
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Oz coal generation rises as gas falls


BIG oil’s war on coal has some way to go in Australia if infrastructure consultancy Pitt & Sherry’s latest Carbon Emissions Index (Cedex) Update is anything to go by – in fact, coal generation could be accelerating as gas falls and wind stagnates.
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Etcell appointed as Delta CFO


MEGAN Etcell has been appointed as chief financial officer and company secretary of the Delta SBD Group of companies.
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Mine fleets are riskier


A NEW South Wales government commissioned review has found that coal mine fleets are three times more likely to have explosion-protected diesel engine system (ExDES) failures than hire company machines.
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Bretby Gammatech takes out international award


COAL and ash monitoring equipment maker Bretby Gammatech has won the Excellence in International Business award at the Greater Birmingham Chamber of Commerce Awards 2015 in the United Kingdom.
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Worley layoffs needed


WORLEYPARSONS’ plans to retrench more than 2000 workers could generate $75-100 million of savings but will not help the bottom line, according to Macquarie Wealth Management.
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Business calls for RET compromise


THE Australian Chamber of Commerce and Industry, the Business Council of Australia and the Australian Industry Group have called on the federal government and opposition to resolve the months-long Renewable Energy Target standoff and provide much needed certainty to industry.
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Peabody appoints Capdeboscq, announces dividend


PEABODY Energy has declared a quarterly dividend of $US0.0025 per share and has promoted Allen Capdeboscq to the position of senior vice president – corporate development reporting to group executive and chief development officer Christopher J. Hagedorn.
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CoAL Mooiplaats sale delayed


POOR market conditions have prompted South Africa-focused junior Coal of Africa to extend the sale and purchase agreement with Blackspear Capital for the disposal of the Mooiplaats Colliery for R250 million ($A26.33 million) a second time.
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Greener power


A STRATEGIC alliance between Caterpillar and First Solar is aiming to develop an integrated photovoltaic solar solution for mine sites and small remote communities.
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Storage solution set to revolutionise grid


BATTERIES for home energy storage, the “killer app” of the renewable energy sector, are finally taking off, with AGL Energy announcing it is getting into the battery storage device into the Australian market.
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Pain leads to gain for Qld coal


QUEENSLAND’S wave of downsizing, restructuring and contract renegotiations have dramatically changed the face of Queensland’s coal industry for the better, with the sector now starting to regain its global competitiveness, a new report has revealed.
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Goldman eyes Colombian coal exit


INVESTMENT bank Goldman Sachs is in talks to sell its lossmaking, greentape-challenged Colombian coal mines.
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Kellow takes the helm at Peabody in a ‘challenging time’


AUSTRALIAN-born BHP Billiton veteran Glenn Kellow has officially taken over the role of president and CEO of the world’s largest private-sector coal mining company – Peabody Energy – with his election to the board yesterday.
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News Wrap


IN THIS morning’s News Wrap: Brown coal extends rebound, pushing up power sector emissions; contractors push for Atlas Iron to return to full production; and S&P cuts BHP Billiton outlook to negative over dividend, cash flow strain.
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Review follows electrician’s shock


MINES have been urged to review their risk assessments for high voltage switching, equipment access and testing following an incident in which an electrician sustained injuries after being shocked at an underground coal operation in New South Wales.
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Koala fears hit Watermark chances


CHINA Shenhua Energy’s $1.2 billion Watermark coal project in the Gunnedah Basin of New South Wales is facing a legal challenge based on a perceived threat to the Gunnedah region’s koala population.
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Balancing act during stacker reclaimer maintenance at Clermont


G&S Engineering has used an Enerpac EVO synchronous lifting system for the task of accurately lifting and positioning components of a 515 tonne stacker reclaimer while balancing a 60m boom in order to replace the centre bearing.
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Mining a pain for coal


NEW statistics from organisational health group Konekt has revealed Australia’s mining industry has the highest average cost for an injured worker and the longest service duration, but New South Wales’ coal sector is particularly disadvantaged, the group’s product manager Nicholas Ward said.
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Thousands more workers face the axe


WORLEYPARSONS has announced plans to sack more than 2000 workers, saying its earnings for the second half of the fiscal year will be half what they were in late 2014.
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HOGSBACK 
Lessons of Yancoal Australia


AUSTRALIA, and the rest of the Western world, has a lot to learn from China, but after reports of a boardroom bust-up at the coal mining company Yancoal Australia it struck Hogsback that there are some Chinese qualities best ignored, or even condemned.
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Hogsback watches Mick Davis flash his cash


Currency collapse the way out for Australian mining


Triple trouble for coal


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MINE ACTIVITY 
Out & About: Baird’s Drayton tour


ANGLO American has provided snaps of the recent Drayton mine and Drayton South project tour made by Premier Mike Baird and Planning Minister Robert Stokes.
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MORE MINE ACTIVITY

North Wambo’s last panel approved


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COAL COMPANY ACTIVITY 
Anglo moos ahead in rehab stakes


ANGLO American has launched a three to five-year livestock grazing trial to test 49.6 hectares of rehabilitated land near its 2007-closed Dartbrook underground coal mine in the Hunter Valley.
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MORE COAL COMPANY ACTIVITY

Etcell appointed as Delta CFO


Peabody appoints Capdeboscq, announces dividend


CoAL Mooiplaats sale delayed


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OEM/SUPPLIER ACTIVITY 
Bretby Gammatech takes out international award


COAL and ash monitoring equipment maker Bretby Gammatech has won the Excellence in International Business award at the Greater Birmingham Chamber of Commerce Awards 2015 in the United Kingdom.
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MORE OEM/SUPPLIER ACTIVITY

Worley layoffs needed


Greener power


Storage solution set to revolutionise grid


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COAL MARKETS 
Indian thermal dreams fade


HOPES that rising Indian thermal coal demand might help support the price-plunged commodity are fading due to a growing domestic supply response.
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MORE COAL MARKETS

Palaszczuk ministers fight for coal battlers


Oz coal generation rises as gas falls


Energy women dominate scholarship


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R & D 
Major coal research program launched


THE Brookings Institution’s Energy Security and Climate Initiative has launched a major research program to provide policymakers with an “unbiased assessment of how to deal with coal moving forward, both domestically and internationally”.
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SAFETY AND HEALTH 
Mine fleets are riskier


A NEW South Wales government commissioned review has found that coal mine fleets are three times more likely to have explosion-protected diesel engine system (ExDES) failures than hire company machines.
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MORE SAFETY AND HEALTH

Review follows electrician’s shock


Mining a pain for coal


Personal dust monitor training made available by MSHA


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ENVIRONMENT 
Business calls for RET compromise


THE Australian Chamber of Commerce and Industry, the Business Council of Australia and the Australian Industry Group have called on the federal government and opposition to resolve the months-long Renewable Energy Target standoff and provide much needed certainty to industry.
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Koala fears hit Watermark chances


Companies sold themselves short in first ERF auction: analyst


Mining companies exaggerating benefits: LTG


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EDUCATION 
BHP trains up students


THE week-long Make it now in Trades (MINT) challenge – a collaboration between BHP Billiton Mitsubishi Alliance (BMA) and the Queensland Minerals and Energy Academy (QMEA) – has given 20 students from regional Queensland the training tools to become future tradies.
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Rio returns to Diggers


Coal Prep show to examine future of US coal


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