2013 News Archive

Thiess wins mining contract
Published by Australian Mining - 20th November 2013

Thiess have won an additional $550 million contract at the Lake Vermont Coal mine,near Dysart in Central Queensland. The contract expands on the $2.3 billion the company was awarded at the mine last year as part of plans to ramp up production from four million tonnes to eight million tonnes per annum.

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Rio to sell majority stake of Clermont Coal Mine
Published by Australian Mining - 28th October 2013

Rio has agreed to sell off more than 50 per cent of its interest in Clermont to GlencoreXstrata for more than $1 billion.

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Increased confidence prompts mining recovery
Published by News ABCl - 15th October 2013

The mining downturn has reached its bottom point and investor confidence is slowly returning, according to some in the industry. The change comes as Dalrymple Bay Coal Terminal have a record month in September.

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Grosvenor coal mine construction 'encouraging'
Published by ABC Rural - 29th August 2013

Queensland Resources Minister Andrew Cripps says coal mining in the state's central region is still progressing, despite recent downturns.

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Record coal exports belie end of boom
Published by The Australian - 15th August 2013

RECORD levels of coal exports in the past few months from the three main coal ports on the east coast are challenging the claim that the mining boom is over.

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Aurizon awarded Qld coal haulage contract with BMA/ BMC
Published by Australian Mining - 12th March 2013

Aurizon has secured a new long-term, performance-based contract with BM Alliance Coal Operations Pty Limited (BMA) and BHP Billiton Mitsui Coal Pty Limited (BMC) for the haulage of up to 65 million tonnes per annum (mtpa) of coal from its mine operations in Queensland.

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Queensland coal mines hit by rains
Published by The Sydney Morning Herald - 30th January 2013

Heavy rains are disrupting Queensland's coal industry, but the impact on supply is expected to be less severe than in 2011.

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