Category Archives: coal mining

Carmichael a battle worth fighting for: Techenomics

Carmichael a battle worth fighting for: Techenomics Adani’s $16.5 billion Carmichael Coal Project in Central Queensland has attracted more than its fair share of publicity, the vast majority of which has been negative, but it will provide a tremendous boost for the region, the state and Australia’s coal industry, according to Techenomics Australia. Regional mining…
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Technology key for coal industry growth

Technology key for coal industry growth Technology is key for the coal industry to meet challenges presented by evolving global energy requirements and changing public perception, according to Centennial Coal CEO Mick Cairney. Speaking at an Austmine Smart Mining Networking Event in Newcastle, he said coal companies needed to adapt to change in order to…
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Coal will remain part of energy mix

Coal will remain part of energy mix Techenomics helps optimise industry Coal will form part of the energy mix required to ensure reliable provision of electricity for many years to come, according to  Centennial Coal managing director and CEO David Moult, but a key to the industry’s growth will be the adoption of new technology…
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New life for long-serving Blair Athol

New life for long-serving Blair Athol After purchasing the mothballed Blair Athol coal mine from Rio Tinto for A$1 a few months back, TerraCom hopes to have the central Queensland operation up and running within weeks. The company plans to annually deliver 2 million tonnes of thermal coal and carry out progressive rehabilitation with the…
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Jobs boost at historic Collinsville coal mine

Jobs boost at historic Collinsville coal mine Increased coal demand from South East Asia has led to a Glencore decision to ramp up operations at the historic Collinsville coal mine in Queensland’s Bowen Basin, with the company undertaking a recruitment process for more than 200 additional jobs. It is the third recent announcement concerning restarting…
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