Hard Times Ahead For Hunter Valley Coal

Hard Times Ahead For Hunter Valley Coal

  • Hard times ahead for Hunter Valley coal - Australian Mining

    2014-03-26  Hard times ahead for Hunter Valley coal. March 26, 2014 News s11_admin Ben Hagemann. Latest News. Follow the leaders: This week’s executive movements ; Mincor to bring Kambalda nickel operations ...

  • hard times ahead for hunter valley coal

    The Australian coal boom is so big it's hard to fathom. enough to build a road of coal around the world -- 5 times and more than half again. it the 36 th highest emitter of CO2 in the world ahead of Kuwait, Chile, Philippines, In NSW the boom centres on the Hunter Valley, where most of the coal goes to

  • BHP to halve Queensland coal emissions - Australian Mining

    2020-09-01  Hard times ahead for Hunter Valley coal Adapting to climate change and emissions – What does the future look like for mining? Australia’s nuclear future analysed at industry conference

  • Hunter Valley Archives - Page 6 of 17 - Australian Mining

    Hard times ahead for Hunter Valley coal Mining companies in the Hunter Valley are bracing for a chilly winter, with analysts predicting coal prices will fall below the $77 per tonne mark. March 26 ...

  • electricity Archives - Australian Mining

    Hard times ahead for Hunter Valley coal Mining companies in the Hunter Valley are bracing for a chilly winter, with analysts predicting coal prices will fall below the $77 per tonne mark. March 26 ...

  • Renewed confidence in Hunter Valley coal industry ...

    “The Hunter Valley is the largest coal railway network in the world. We’re looking to get the planning done ahead of when the real demand comes for additional rail services. We’re confident ...

  • NSW Government backs coal to lead the state into post ...

    2020-06-24  An open cut mine in the Hunter Valley near Newcastle.(AAP: Dean Lewins)To speed up development of projects they have overhauled the approval process for new coal exploration licences.

  • Hunter Valley Coal Chain Coordinator - About Us

    In 2009 the whole Hunter Valley coal industry united to devise a new approach to exporting coal, underpinned by tighter contractual arrangements between producers and service providers, with a view to ensuring the delivery of new infrastructure at the right times and places. The consensus was that this new approach had to be for the benefit of the whole industry. It was recognised that the ...

  • Maintenance Scheduling for the Hunter Valley Coal Chain

    Hunter Valley Coal Chain Coordinator (HVCCC) ... available at times t, t + 1,:::;t + p j 1. Maximum total flow with flexible arc outages (MaxTFFAO). Align a given set Jof maintenance jobs in such a way that the total throughput over a time horizon [T] is maximized. An example b(2) c(2) a (1) e(2) f (2) d (1) time horizon T = 6 job list j a j p j r j d j 1 a 3 1 5 2 d 2 2 5 3 e 2 2 5 4 f 2 3 ...

  • Coal communities in NSW's Hunter Valley trying to survive ...

    The deputy mayor, who is a former mine worker, still thinks that coal is king and that Singleton will survive the hard times in the coal industry. More than 4,000 jobs have been lost in New South Wales's coal industry over the past two years. (ABC News: Sue Lannin) "Singleton is

  • Maintenance Scheduling for the Hunter Valley Coal Chain

    Hunter Valley Coal Chain Coordinator (HVCCC) ... available at times t, t + 1,:::;t + p j 1. Maximum total flow with flexible arc outages (MaxTFFAO). Align a given set Jof maintenance jobs in such a way that the total throughput over a time horizon [T] is maximized. An example b(2) c(2) a (1) e(2) f (2) d (1) time horizon T = 6 job list j a j p j r j d j 1 a 3 1 5 2 d 2 2 5 3 e 2 2 5 4 f 2 3 ...

  • Peabody closes Wambo mine temporarily as coal demand falls ...

    The COVID-19 pandemic and falling demand for thermal coal has prompted the owners of a Hunter Valley underground coal mine to partially shut down operations. Key points: The coal mine west of ...

  • Coal communities in NSW's Hunter Valley trying to survive ...

    The deputy mayor, who is a former mine worker, still thinks that coal is king and that Singleton will survive the hard times in the coal industry. More than 4,000 jobs have been lost in New South Wales's coal industry over the past two years. (ABC News: Sue Lannin) "Singleton is not

  • OPINION – Mining keeping local Hunter businesses operating ...

    2020-10-07  Our hard working miners across the Hunter may not realise it, but their efforts to keep the mines going by working covid-safely are also supporting thousands of other people across the region Tens of thousands of people work in nearly 3,300 local businesses across the Hunter that supply the mines with everything from manufacturing and []

  • The end of coal in the Hunter is coming Newcastle Herald ...

    2019-03-03  Twenty years after the end of steel, the Hunter Valley stares at the end of coal. The signs have been there, but the ringing of the last drinks’ bell came on February 20 from Glencore, the valley’s biggest miner. The critical thing about the Glencore announcement was not so much that Glencore will cap the quantity of thermal coal it will ship annually worldwide, but that it is yielding to ...

  • New South Wales Energy Coal BHP

    New South Wales Energy Coal (NSWEC) consists of the Mt Arthur Coal open-cut energy coal mine in the Hunter Valley region of New South Wales, Australia. The site produces coal for domestic and international customers in the energy sector. Explore our global locations Key developments during FY2020. During FY2020, NSWEC transitioned to a strategy of optimising product quality. This has

  • Scott Morrison to back construction of new gas-fired power ...

    2020-09-14  The government will open up new gas supplies and back the construction of a gas-fired power station in a mammoth new plan that aims to prevent an energy price spike.

  • Coal train in Hunter Valley - ABC News (Australian ...

    Coal train in Hunter Valley. Updated February 26, 2020 15:07:24 Communities like the New South Wales Hunter Valley are expected to be hit hard if investment in thermal coal declines.

  • PN hiring for hunter valley coal again (Page 1 ...

    The ad specifically mentions Gunnedah and Antiene so you'd expect this means they are planning on upping operations at Gunnedah (assuming PN gets preferred tenderer for Whitehaven Coal over QRN) and at the MacGen depot. Interesting times ahead for hunter valley coal. CB.

  • China's Yanzhou develops taste for Hunter Valley coal

    2017-01-26  Rio claims its mines operate in the best parts of the Hunter Valley and its coal has at times sold at a 10 per cent premium to the industry benchmark price for coal

  • Scott Morrison to back construction of new gas-fired power ...

    2020-09-14  The government will open up new gas supplies and back the construction of a gas-fired power station in a mammoth new plan that aims to prevent an energy price spike.

  • Mass job losses at Hunter Valley mine as industry reacts ...

    Federal Hunter MP, Joel Fitzgibbon, said he believed the coal industry had a long-term future in the region despite the downturn. "Beyond the COVID-19 crisis, things will be fine," he said.

  • Peabody closes Wambo mine temporarily as coal demand falls ...

    With the spot price for coal sitting at about $50 per tonne, he believed many other companies would be struggling. "At that price, most thermal coal mines in the Hunter Valley

  • Nominations sought for Wambo Coal Singleton Hall of Fame ...

    COVID-19 is not enough to stop this year’s Wambo Coal Singleton Hall of Fame from going ahead, with nominations open on Friday for one of Singleton’s most prestigious honours. In its 11th year, the Wambo Coal Singleton Hall of Fame recognises those individuals, organisations and families connected to Singleton by birth, education or residence and []

  • Hunter Valley coalmine ruling buoys other anti-mine ...

    2019-02-11  The NSW land and environment court ruled last week Gloucester Resources’ Rocky Hill coalmine in the state’s Hunter Valley should not go ahead, in part because of its social impact on the town of...

  • Long Co Long Co talks to Sam Martin Williams

    It is a sweltering summers day, the temperature has reached 30 degrees and morning tea time is still ahead of us. In front of me sits the accomplished Sam Martin Williams. On my deck, the General Manager of Hunter Valley Coal Chain Coordinator (HVCCC), Non-Executive Director of Newcastle Permanent and a Member of the Salvation Army Advisory Board. My family are

  • Commission commits to 'work hard' to speed up decisions ...

    2019-10-07  The commission will work hard to speed up its determinations." Friday's bungle sparked outrage from the mining industry, with industry leaders condemning commission members as "chardonnay economists" responsible for a "shambolic turn of events" that threatened the undermining of foreign investment in Australia's coal industry. Minerals Council

  • Hunter wastes a quarter of its mined coal - $2bn a year ...

    2014-10-23  Coalmining veteran Colin Randall, whose weekly journal Hunter Valley Coal Report records the industry in detail, said recovering coal from rejects had to be economical. He said inventing technology to maximise coal recovery had been ‘‘pursued vigorously’’ for more than 50 years with varying success. ‘‘People have been looking for years

  • Hunter Valley Coal Chain Coordinator - Terms of Use

    This page contains the User Agreement which sets out the terms and conditions for your use of the Hunter Valley Coal Chain Coordinator Limited (HVCCC) website (This website). Your use of this website constitutes your acceptance of these terms and conditions and gives rise to a User Agreement between you and HVCCC on these terms and conditions.

  • New Signal System Removes Bottleneck for Hunter Valley Coal

    2008-05-26  “The effect will be to increase the number of paths and allow faster cycle times for trains which will increase the capacity of the track and enable the transport of more coal from this growing region,” Mr Marchant said. Specifically the CTC system will mean faster loop entry and exits and allow better train management by the Network Controller. “Demand for Hunter Valley Coal

  • Glencore leaves door open to coal demerger

    2020-02-19  Glencore has grown its Australian coal business over the past five years, acquiring stakes in assets sold by Rio Tinto, and it now has a dominant position in the Hunter Valley thermal coal

  • Hunter Valley Coal Chain Coordinator - Terms of Use

    This page contains the User Agreement which sets out the terms and conditions for your use of the Hunter Valley Coal Chain Coordinator Limited (HVCCC) website (This website). Your use of this website constitutes your acceptance of these terms and conditions and gives rise to a User Agreement between you and HVCCC on these terms and conditions.

  • New South Wales coal heads for boom times after Queensland ...

    2011-01-18  BHP Billiton has hard coking coal mines at Illawarra, and thermal coal mines in the Upper Hunter, while Rio Tinto holds interests in thermal coal and semi-soft coking coal mines in the Hunter Valley.

  • Commission commits to 'work hard' to speed up decisions ...

    2019-10-07  The commission will work hard to speed up its determinations." Friday's bungle sparked outrage from the mining industry, with industry leaders condemning commission members as "chardonnay economists" responsible for a "shambolic turn of events" that threatened the undermining of foreign investment in Australia's coal industry. Minerals Council chief executive Stephen Galilee said

  • Labor puts jobs at heart of climate ... - The Canberra Times

    2019-12-08  It comes after Labor MP Meryl Swanson, whose Hunter Valley seat has coal mining districts, said workers in the sector didn't want to take pay

  • Improving safety for hard rock miners through RISKGATE ...

    In a recent study that compared coal mining fatalities between 2006 to 2010 in Australia with leading coal producing countries, our research identified 20 times more fatalities in the United States to deliver just double the volume of Australia’s coal; 50 times more fatalities in India to produce about the same amount of coal; and ten times more fatalities in South Africa to produce about ...

  • KKR joins battle for Rio’s coal assets

    2015-09-03  Private equity giant KKR has joined a host of bidders for Rio Tinto’s Hunter Valley thermal coal assets as the global miner presses ahead with a decision to cut its exposure to the out-of-favour ...

  • The Pain and Grace of Solastalgia Radical Joy for Hard Times

    Open-seam coal mine, Hunter Valley, NSW, Australia. Photo by Alan Chawner. In 2004 the Australian philosopher Glenn Albrecht coined a term, solastalgia, to describe the emotional impact that loss of place has on the people who love it.Solastalgia means the pain experienced when there is recognition that the place where one resides and that one loves is under immediate assault.

  • New Signal System Removes Bottleneck for Hunter Valley Coal

    2008-05-26  “The effect will be to increase the number of paths and allow faster cycle times for trains which will increase the capacity of the track and enable the transport of more coal from this growing region,” Mr Marchant said. Specifically the CTC system will mean faster loop entry and exits and allow better train management by the Network Controller. “Demand for Hunter Valley Coal is set to ...

  • History Champions of the underground Mike Scanlon ...

    2017-11-17  ONE of these days an impressive statue honouring the Hunter Valley’s faithful, hard-working pit ponies seems likely at suburban Kahibah. But erecting a statue there in Kahibah’s Pit Pony Park will probably have to wait a while. And the reason will probably be money. Formerly called “the park with no name”, the recreation ground was finally officially gazetted as Pit Pony Park less than ...