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Coal-seam fire - Wikipedia

A coal-seam fire is a natural burning of an outcrop or underground coal seam.Most coal-seam fires exhibit smoldering combustion, particularly underground coal-seam fires, because of limited atmospheric oxygen availability. Coal-seam fire instances on Earth date back several million years. Due to fine thermal insulation and the avoidance of rain/snow extinguishment by the crust, underground ...

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Vale Fire More Fuel For Iron Ore Miners – .

Vale Fire More Fuel For Iron Ore Miners By Glenn Dyer | More Articles by Glenn Dyer Another problem for global iron ore markets and Vale, the embattled Brazilian giant with a fire at the big Malaysian blending and transfer operation on Friday set to close the facility for 10 to 15 days, meaning Chinese mills will be without Brazilian ore for two weeks.

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Coal in Australia: Country faces tough choice, .

A NEW report has highlighted the bleak future of coal in Australia and around the world but also points out why it's so hard to give up.

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Damning report shows why coal-loving Australia .

Australia not only burns coal to generate most of its own electricity but also exports nearly $40 billion a year of the fuel, mainly to Japan, China, India, South Korea and Taiwan. Though China is ...

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Silver Mines in Australia — Who's Digging, .

Australia holds the McArthur River mine as well, which opened in 1995 and is owned by Glencore subsidiary McArthur River Mining. The mine is one of the world's largest zinc-lead-silver mines ...

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Coal king Hans Mende buys Vale's QLD coal .

Brazilian miner Vale has further reduced the size of its Australian portfolio, selling the Carborough Downs coal mine and several other assets to a company linked to coal king Hans Mende in recent ...

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News - Australian Mining

Established in 1908, Australian Mining magazine keeps you informed on the latest news and innovation in the mining industry - Mining News

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Mine Safety | Mining News | Mining Safety .

Underground coal miners may have used compressed air fed ventilation devices on longwall faces and in development headings to dilute explosive... LATEST NEWS CFMEU Chief says Queensland's Courier Mail is 'Union Bashing' 4 Min Read. TRAINING & EDUCATION MCA supports future mining leaders. 2 Min Read. MINING INCIDENTS AND ALERTS Anglo American Grosvenor Mine Explosion. .

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Dangerous new coal virus rampant in Canberra

In Australia. Coal-fired power stations produce air pollutants which cause illness and deaths. Epidemiological studies show that the proposed extension of the life of the Vales Point Power Station will result in about 46 premature deaths each year, 40 babies born underweight, and 59 new cases of diabetes. These lives and $11 million payment from the Commonwealth is the price for Coalition ...

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Digging for Hope: Inside an Ohio coal mine - .

29.03.2017· Matt Beaver and other miners describe their difficult working conditions and how they hope President Donald Trump can save their struggling industry. They work at the Vail Mine, owned by the ...

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Mining Safety | Australian Mining Safety News .

Australian Mining Safety News and Articles published daily for mining industry professionals. Read the latest incidents accidents, products and research.

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Australian mining | Australasian Mine Safety .

Mining is a significant and important part of Australia's economy. The Australian mining industry origins stem back to the early days of Australia's settlement when first settlers identified sources of coal in 1797 near Newcastle New South Wales (Nobby's Head).Coal was first used as a source of heating for the emerging economy and the rich Hunter Valley seams (often protruding from the ...

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List of collieries in Newcastle (Australia) - Wikipedia

Hartley Vale Colliery, Adamstown (1864-1870) -J & A Brown. Hetton Colliery, Carrington (1885-1915) - Hetton Coal Company; Hillside Tunnel, top of Merewether Street, Merewether Operational in 1936 - Hillside Colliery Company. - closed by 1940. Hillside Extended Colliery - two tunnels where Myamblah Crescent Reserve is today, Glebe, Merewether - Leigh Brothers in 1930. Working full time in 1953 ...

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Vale sells Integra coal mine in Australia to .

The Integra coal mine complex, located in New South Wales' Hunter Valley, has been on "care and maintenance" for about a year, as Vale decided the operation was not economically viable.. The ...

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RPT-INSIGHT-Fires and climate fears rattle .

RPT-INSIGHT-Fires and climate fears rattle Australia's giant coal lobby . Joe Brock, Melanie Burton. 9 Min Read (Repeats story that ran Thursday, with no changes) * Australian bushfires put carbon ...

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Coal miners showing real courage fighting bush .

Coal miners showing real courage fighting bush fires BUSH fires bring out the best in the Australian character – mateship, volunteering, and support for your neighbour. These are also qualities that are needed in a coal mine so it is not surprising that there are many unsung heroes fighting these fires who are coal miners.

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Global iron ore production forecast to .

The latest S&P Global analysis revealed the forecast, citing Vale's company report which revealed its total iron ore production had fallen by 11 per cent to 73 million tonnes year on year in the ...

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Vale idles part of Moatize coking coal mine, .

Miner Vale's lower coking coal production in the third quarter and a part-idling at its Moatize mine this month, along with an ongoing outage at Australia's North Goonyella, is tightening seaborne mid-vol and low-vol coking coal supplies for Q4 trade. Operations at Brazilian miner Vale's Moatize mi

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Springvale mine: NSW Government to defy court .

Opposition Leader Luke Foley was in Lithgow on Monday morning and addressed hundreds of coal miners at a gathering near the mine. Photo: Miners at the .

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List of mines in Australia - Wikipedia

This list of mines in Australia is subsidiary to the list of mines article and lists working, defunct and planned mines in the country organised by primary mineral output. For practical purposes, this list also contains stone, marble and other quarries.. As of October 2012, there were 405 operating mines in Australia.

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Two coal mines pull out hundreds of workers .

Mining company South32 removes hundreds of workers from its two Illawarra underground coal mines as it investigates an issue with an emergency breathing mask.

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Australia puts coal mining ahead of Aboriginal .

18.02.2017· Australia's government is changing the law in order to get a mining project over the line. Carmichael coal mine is already controversial for environmental reasons. Now, legislation protecting land ...

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Archival revival: Hunter's coal history | photos

history, archival-revival, history, coal, mining, coal mine, hunter, archives The Hunter has a rich mining history. Scroll back in time and take a look at the old coal mines, miners and machinery which shaped the Hunter's future.

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Vale (company) - Wikipedia

Vale S.A. (Portuguese pronunciation: ) is a Brazilian multinational corporation engaged in metals and mining and one of the largest logistics operators in Brazil. Vale, formerly Companhia Vale do Rio Doce (the Sweet River Valley Company, referring to the Doce River), is the largest producer of iron ore and nickel in the world. Vale also produces manganese, ferroalloys, copper, bauxite, potash ...

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Victoria's coal fire poses a rare challenge for .

Victoria's Hazelwood coal mine is still burning, nearly three weeks after it started from a grassfire during severe fire conditions. Police are currently investigating the original fire for arson.

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