Tag: coal mining

Mining & Resources

Where is the Australian coal market heading?

In anticipation of our Australian Coal conference which is being held next month, we asked a few key speakers what they were most looking forward to discussing with other attendees over the two days. The event is a key opportunity for Australian stakeholders to meet in Sydney to hear from major players and industry experts…

19 Mar 2015, by Informa Australia

Mining & Resources

BHP confirms demerger plans

Andrew Mackenzie, chief executive officer and Jac Nasser, chairman of BHP Billiton have shared their thoughts on why a demerger makes sense for the mining giant. BHP announced on Tuesday that it plans to launch a new, independent metals and mining company (currently known as ‘NewCo’) which will take ownership of all of BHP’s non-core…

25 Aug 2014, by Informa Australia

Mining & Resources

Boosts for Queensland’s resources sector

In light of recent budget cuts affecting a range of industries, a series of government reforms is set to offer timely assistance to Queensland's vital mining and resources sector. The Queensland government announced at the start of this month that it would be taking steps to "repair the state's budget", a move which has been welcomed…

13 Jun 2014, by Informa Australia

Mining & Resources

The future of Indonesian coal: Q&A with Ben Lawson

Earlier this year, Indonesia’s State-Owned Enterprises Ministry issued a regulation that requires all mining companies to dig deeper to explore the possibility of new mineral resources.  The director of the new mineral education program, Paul Lubis said Indonesia had estimated coal reserves of 130 billion metric tons, or enough to last for the next 100…

21 May 2014, by Informa Australia