Monthly Archives: August 2012

World Coal News

India looks to deep sea mining

India is building a processing plant and investing in exploration equipment in an attempt to mine rare earths and other minerals under its oceans.

Coal mine to close, cut jobs

New Zealand’s Solid Energy has announced it will suspend operations its Spring Creek coal mine and cut jobs at Huntly East.

CFMEU threatens strikes across all coal mines

The Construction, Forestry, Mining and Energy Union has threatened to spark strikes across all Queensland coal mines if changes are made to safety guidelines.