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Glencore eyes Ulan West panel extensions: CORRECTED


GLENCORE is seeking federal environmental approval to extend six longwall panels to the southwest of its Ulan mining complex.
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Sandvik launches new continuous miner


THE performance of the new Sandvik MC350 continuous miner, for mid-size room and pillar applications, has been proved in extensive field tests in South Africa to offer high productivity and low cost of ownership, according to the company.
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Springvale extension is ‘approvable’


CENTENNIAL Coal’s Springvale longwall mine extension project has received a favourable review from the New South Wales Planning Assessment Commission.
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News Wrap


IN THIS morning’s News Wrap:Carmichael unbankable, says Queensland Treasury; X2 set to tussle with Glencore for Rio Tinto thermal coal; and mining majors move back to basics.
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BHP reshuffles management


BHP Billiton CEO Andrew Mackenzie has made changes to the company’s group management committee.
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Rio exits Zimbabwe


RIO Tinto struck deals to divest its stakes of coal and diamond mines in the troubled African nation of Zimbabwe last week.
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Grow now or miss out: EY


A LACK of growth presents the greatest risk to the mining sector in the coming financial year, according to EY’s annual Business Risks in Mining and Metals report released this week.
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Water war escalates


FRESH from its Supreme Court loss over its proposed power plant regulations, the Environmental Protection Agency is now the subject of a growing lawsuit against it over the controversial Waters of the United States rule.
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Mining employment down 13%


THE commodities downturn has taken its toll on Australian mining jobs, with new figures showing a large drop in employment over the past year.
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Triple banking on second time lucky


TRIPLE Energy is hoping for better luck with its second CSG well it has just spudded in partnership with major Chinese coal player Heilongjiang LongMay Coal Mining Group in the Heilongjiang Province.
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Production optimisation should deliver Universal 50% higher EBITDA


UNIVERSAL Coal expects that its EBITDA for the current quarterly reporting period is expected to more than 50% higher than for the previous quarter.
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Artesyn extends its range of industrial DC-DC


ARTESYN Embedded Technologies has launched its lowest power output DC-DC converters, targeting a diverse range of low power applications, including industrial and mine automation and mobile battery-powered systems.
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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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Safety wire can provide safety to control systems


AUTOMATED Control and Hengstler will be supplying the ACURO Drive AD37S Safety4Wire, which can provide high levels of functional safety in servo motor control systems.
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Davis wants to buy Rio coal assets: report


MICK Davis – the former boss of Xstrata before it was bought out by Glencore – is in negotiations with Rio Tinto to acquire its New South Wales thermal coal assets, including the controversial Mt Thorley Warkworth complex, according to a report in the Financial Times.
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Horse breeders continue Drayton fight


ANGLO American’s revisions to its Drayton South extension project, which recently included the creation of a horse stud coal mining exclusion zone, were rejected by the Hunter Valley Thoroughbred Breeders Association.
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Peabody to slash Metropolitan workforce


PEABODY Energy is shedding 20-25% of the workforce at its Metropolitan longwall mine in New South Wales as part of a roster change and associated fall in production.
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News Wrap


IN THIS morning’s News Wrap: Springvale mine expansion gets PAC review nod; Iron ore seen below $US40 as Capital Economics flags ‘sharp move’; and nuclear needs a ‘40-year vision’ says Kevin Scarce.
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Google to redevelop coal site


GOOGLE will develop a renewable energy powered data centre, its 14th globally, on the grounds of the Alabama-based Widows Creek coal fired power plant which is scheduled for shutdown.
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Qld resources sector seeks to encourage local suppliers


KEY supplier groups, industry, and federal, state and local government representatives met in Brisbane yesterday to enhance a code of practice for local content, which was developed by the Queensland Resources Council and its members, in consultation with the Queensland government.
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Supreme Court blocks Obama’s power plant limits


THE US President Barack Obama’s landmark but controversial clean air regulation for coal and oil-fired power plants was dealt a blow yesterday as the Supreme Court ruled the Environmental Protection Agency did not properly consider the proposed regulation’s costs.
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Ulan the focus of environment team


MEMBERS of the Central West Mining and Extractive Environment Team (MEET) were this month shown around Glencore’s Ulan coal mine where water management infrastructure and progressive rehabilitation were on show.
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Santos’ attractive pay deals for NSW farmers


SANTOS has revealed that a farmer could potentially land $A1 million over 10 years as part of “highly attractive compensation arrangements” in its submission to a New South Wales review into oil and gas-related landholder payments.
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HOGSBACK 
Hogsback on the high costs of takeovers


REPORTS that takeover activity in the coal industry will be on hold for a while because of low prices did not surprise Hogsback because what’s more of a surprise is that anyone in the mining industry ever acquires anything given the huge losses from failed deals.
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A Libor moment for coal


Coal attack hides Big Oil’s woes


The importance of the Oz government’s India report


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COAL COMPANY ACTIVITY 
Glencore eyes Ulan West panel extensions: CORRECTED


GLENCORE is seeking federal environmental approval to extend six longwall panels to the southwest of its Ulan mining complex.
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MORE COAL COMPANY ACTIVITY

Springvale extension is ‘approvable’


BHP reshuffles management


Rio exits Zimbabwe


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OEM/SUPPLIER ACTIVITY 
Sandvik launches new continuous miner


THE performance of the new Sandvik MC350 continuous miner, for mid-size room and pillar applications, has been proved in extensive field tests in South Africa to offer high productivity and low cost of ownership, according to the company.
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MORE OEM/SUPPLIER ACTIVITY

Artesyn extends its range of industrial DC-DC


Qld resources sector seeks to encourage local suppliers


Emeco’s M&A plans fall through


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COAL MARKETS 
Grow now or miss out: EY


A LACK of growth presents the greatest risk to the mining sector in the coming financial year, according to EY’s annual Business Risks in Mining and Metals report released this week.
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MORE COAL MARKETS

Water war escalates


Mining employment down 13%


Production optimisation should deliver Universal 50% higher EBITDA


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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 
Horse breeders continue Drayton fight


ANGLO American’s revisions to its Drayton South extension project, which recently included the creation of a horse stud coal mining exclusion zone, were rejected by the Hunter Valley Thoroughbred Breeders Association.
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MORE ENVIRONMENT

Supreme Court blocks Obama’s power plant limits


Ulan the focus of environment team


Codero Rojo receives accolades for river restoration


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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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