Coal mining QRC

Authority approves phasing out majority of coal

In a little over a decade the Sunshine State will heavily depend on environmentally friendly resources. The Queensland Government recently passed new rules that target 80 per cent renewable energy...

Glencore coal

Coal demand soars despite challenges says report

Fossil fuel orders continue to jump in the face of growing volatility, new research found. Coal consumption recently hit a record high, rising 3.3 per cent to 8.3 billion tonnes during 2022. The...


Hydrogen has a unique role in global energy says BHP

One of the world’s largest mining companies predicts hydrogen will occupy a unique and potentially profitable niche in the worldwide energy scenario rather than serving as a primary fuel source...

CPB Contractors

Authority nationalises ‘largest’ Qld project

A major development will proceed in North Queensland through state ownership. The State Government recently confirmed it would nationalise CuString’s CopperString 2.0 High Voltage Transmission...

Ensham Coal Mine

Central Qld coal mine sells for $340M

A multinational conglomerate will be the next majority owner of a coal operation in Queensland’s Central Highlands region. The Sungela joint venture (JV) recently acquired Idemitsu’s 85...

BMA Australia

Coal production will double says resources executive

A mining boss predicted significantly more fossil fuels are needed to support the energy transition. Mike Henry suggested twice as much steelmaking coal will be produced in response to a worldwide...

CAT 793 electric dump truck

Electric dump truck trial ends without flat battery

A mining equipment company tested an eco friendly heavy vehicle without experiencing significant power loss. Caterpillar (CAT) recently celebrated completing a test-run of its 793 electric dump...

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