Roy Hill to miss target 2016-09-15Construction issues blamed for ramp-up delay
Rinehartâs iron-ore mine wonât reach capacity this year 2016-09-15Billionaire Gina Rinehart’s iron-ore producer said its mine in Western Australia won’t reach full capacity this year following issues at its port and processing plant. The target of 55-million metric tons a year is now expected to be reached early in 2017, instead of late this year, Roy Hill Holdings CEO Barry Fitzgerald told reporters Wednesday at the mine in the Pilbara region.
Chile's Antofagasta reaches output capacity at Antucoya copper mine 2016-09-06London-listed Antofagasta's Antucoya copper mine reached its full monthly production capacity of 7 000 t of copper in August, chief executive Ivan Arriagada said at a mining conference on Tuesday. "I'm happy to announce that in August it (the Antucoya mine) reached its nominal monthly production capacity," said Arriagada.
Peabody Energy Reaches Agreement With States On Financial Assurances In Support Of Coal Mine Restoration Activities 2016-07-26
ST. LOUIS, July 26, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Peabody Energy announced today it reached agreements with three state regulatory agencies regarding financial assurances in support of coal mine restoration. Superpriority settlement agreements have been reached with...
APCâs Dartbrook mine has coal resource estimate of 1.2bn tonnes 2016-05-24ASX-listed junior Australia Pacific Coal (APC) has identified a total coal resource estimate of 1.2-billion tonnes at its New South Wales-based Dartbrook coal mine, confirming the newly acquired mine as one of the largest underdeveloped coal operations in the Hunter Valley. After last week’s move to acquire a 100% stake in Dartbrook, APC on Tuesday announced that it had commissioned geological consultants JB Mining Services to undertake an independent assessment to ascertain the resource estimate.
General 2015-05-10The Coppabella Mine is an open-cut mine located 160 kilometers west of Mackay that produces low-volatile pulverized coal injection (PCI) coal for export markets. It is an open pit and operated in the conventional manner of strip mining utilising excavators, shovels and trucks. The Coppabella mine began producing coal for the export market in 1988 and now has a capacity of producing almost five million tonnes a year. It actually obtained a production level of 3.2 million tonnes in 2012 and this is expected to increase to four million tonnes in 2014.
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Worldâs biggest blast at Daunia 2016-03-03
Daunia open cut coal mine in Queensland’s Bowen Basin has broken the world record for the largest electronic detonator blast ever – firing 5665 detonators in 2683 blastholes using the AXXIS™ digital detonation system from BME.