Canadian Mining Journal


Coal


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    COAL: More Chinese miners killed in second blast at mine

    April 1, 2013 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    CHINA – Just three days after a blast killed 28 Chinese coal miners, a second blast at the same mine killed six more. Eleven other miners were missing after the explosion in the mine near the city of Baishan in Jilin province.

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    COAL: Coalspur and CN sign transport deal

    March 27, 2013 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    ALBERTA – Coalspur Mines of Calgary and CN have signed an agreement for the transportation of thermal coal from Coalspur’s Vista project near Hinton to Ridley Terminals on the Pacific coast. The agreement is for seven years beginning on…

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    Coal still looks good (to some) for the future

    March 18, 2013 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    Coal is still one of the world’s greater resources both in terms of abundance and usage and like it or not, its consumption has grown steadily in recent years. In fact, world coal consumption has grown steadily in the past decade.

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    COAL: Public comments invited on Echo Hill mine

    February 11, 2013 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    BRITISH COLUMBIA – Hillsborough Resources of Vancouver has advanced the Echo Hill coal mine project to the stage that the Canadian Environmental Assessment Agency is inviting public comments on the project. The project is located 44 km…

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    Consol Energy sells coal assets in Canada

    January 7, 2013 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    Consol Energy sold two non-producing coal assets in Western Canada last month for US$127 million, bringing its total asset sales in 2012 to more than US$350 million, the company reported [on Jan 3, 2013].

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    COAL: Hiring controversy surrounds BC development

    December 10, 2012 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    BRITISH COLUMBIA – HD Mining International of Vancouver has come under fire for importing Chinese coal miners for its Murray River underground coal mine southwest of Tumbler Ridge. The company received approval from Human Resources and…

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    COAL STUDY: Reserves, mine life up for Arctos (Mount Klappan) project

    October 15, 2012 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    BRITISH COLUMBIA – The updated feasibility study for the Arctos anthracite project 150 km northeast of Stewart boasts more reserves, a longer mine life and expansion potential compared to earlier studies. The property is 80% owned by…

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    COAL STUDY: Cardero deems Carbon Creek PEA positive

    September 24, 2012 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    BRITISH COLUMBIA – The pre-feasibility study is positive for the Carbon Creek metallurgical coal deposit in the Peace River district, says owner Cardero Resource Corp. of Vancouver. Using a base case coal price of US$175/tonne, the…

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    NEW NAME: Arctos Anthracite project new name for Mount Klappan

    August 21, 2012 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    BRITISH COLUMBIA – Fortune Minerals of London, ON, has announced that the new name for the Mount Klappan metallurgical coal project is the “Arctos Anthracite project”. Fortune says the new name more accurately reflects the…

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    MAINTENANCE: Teck Coal, Dingo Mining team up

    August 9, 2012 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    CALGARY – Teck Coal with six mines in British Columbia and Alberta takes the maintenance and reliability of its heavy equipment seriously. The company has teamed up with Dingo Mining, the lubricated asset experts, of Denver to make sure…

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    COAL EXPLORATION: Erdene vends Donkin project to APM

    August 8, 2012 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    NOVA SCOTIA – Halifax-based Erdene Resource Development Corp. has entered into a deal with Advanced Primary Minerals Corp. whereby APM will gain control of all of Erdene’s North American property assets for APM shares. Erdene will…

  • ENVIRONMENTAL: EIS filed for Donkin coal project

    July 26, 2012 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    NOVA SCOTIA – Erdene Resource Development Corp. (25%) of Halifax and joint venture partner and operator Xstrata Coal Donkin Ltd. (75%) say the environmental impact statement for the Donkin coal project was filed on July 16, 2012, with the…