India’s ongoing auction of 27 coal blocks with end-use restrictions has evoked a tepid response from prospective developers with 45 bids received for the assets on offer, prompting the Coal Ministry to further tweak auction rules.
Germany’s biggest power generator will resist pressure from some environmental groups and shareholders for a rapid shutdown of its coal-fired plants much before the country’s deadline to do so by 2038.
ASX-listed Stavely Minerals will raise A$19.6-million through a share placement to fund gold and copper/gold exploration across Australia.
The company on Monday told shareholders that 19.6-million shares will be placed at a price of A$1 each to raise the capital, with the placement to be undertaken under the company’s existing capacity.
Aim-listed Beowulf Mining has increased its ownership of Kosovo explorer Vardar Minerals from 37.6% to 40.1%.
The company invested a further £115 000 in Vardar, following the board’s recent “excellent” visit to Kosovo, CEO Kurt Budge said on Monday.
Mining company Teck Resources said on Sunday that workers at its Teck Carmen de Andacollo Operations (CdA), in Chile, would go on strike, resulting in operations being suspended.
The Teck Carmen de Andacollo Workers Union represents 473 workers at CdA and had given notice to start strike action on Monday.
A series of letters from state energy regulators asking the Trump administration to act on coal plant closures was orchestrated by a coal lobbying group, emails show, raising questions about the independence of the public service commissioners.
An expert in chemical contamination has called test results from the Ramu nickel spill into Papua New Guinea's Basamuk Bay in August "alarming," according to a local media report on Thursday.
Total metals and mining industry deals worth $1.87-billion were announced globally in August, according to London-listed analytics and consulting company GlobalData.
The value marked a decrease of 55.2% over the previous month and a drop of 67.5% when compared with the last 12-month average of $5.74-billion.
Australia's New South Wales water authority has lodged a strong objection to a planned extension of the life of a coal mine operated by South 32 because of its predicted impact on water resources that support Sydney.
As he stood outside a coal mine during a campaign stop last month, Poland’s Prime Minister Mateusz Morawiecki surprisingly touted the project’s green credentials.
“Without investments like this one, we wouldn’t have renewable energy and other industries that we are betting on,” Morawiecki told a crowd of miners in Silesia, the country’s coal heartland.