Acacia advances Comet Ridge studies

ACACIA Coal continues to progress the environmental and mining studies required for the mining lease application and environmental assessment for the Comet Ridge Coal Project in Queensland’s Bowen Basin. Acacia aims to develop a low capital, shallow open cut mining operation, producing a highly marketable semi hard coking coal.

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Gujarat NRE restructures workforce

AS a means of overcoming a difficult time owing to coal prices remaining low and reduced production, Gujarat NRE Coking Coal has restructured the workforce at its Southern Coalfields operations in New South Wales. The restructure was carried out in a bid to achieve a 20% reduction across its workforce without effecting mining operations.

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Environmental approval for China First

WARATAH Coal’s proposed $6.4 billion China First coal mine, rail, infrastructure development and Queensland export facility, also known as the Galilee Coal Project, has received Federal Government approval for its Environmental Impact Statement (EIS). Establishing the mine, rail and associated infrastructure will generate 3500 jobs during construction and 2275 jobs during operation.

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Report outlines Liberty coal target

AN independent coal seam exploration target estimation report on Liberty Resources’ Moranbah project in Queensland’s Bowen Basin has outlined a shallow exploration target of approximately 478 to 638 million tonnes of coal. The report identifies product in the approximate range of hard coking to thermal coal.

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