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Heavy Haul Rail 2016 – Driving Innovation to Deliver Efficiencies

The Australasian Railway Association and Informa would like to thank all speakers, sponsors, exhibitors and delegates who attended the 6th annual Heavy Haul Rail Conference and Exhibition in Mackay at the end of August. The conference, which took place at Mackay Exhibition and Convention Centre, included presentations from operators, port managers, track managers, economists, suppliers,…

9 Sep 2016, by Informa Australia

Mining & Resources

Nickel: The only way is up – but when?

In preparation of the upcoming forecast at the 13th China Nickel Conference, we asked Angela Durrant, Senior Research Analyst – Metals Costs, Wood Mackenzie, about the outlook for nickel and the key issues she will be discussing at the event later this month in Shanghai. Informa: What are the top 3 factors that Wood Makenzie believe…

11 May 2016, by Informa Australia

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Low coal prices placing pressure on regional ports

Craig Doyle is Chief Executive Officer of Gladstone Ports and will be speaking at the 9th annual Regional Ports conference in Cairns, 29-30 October. Craig has transitioned to the ports and shipping industry in 2013 from the Australian sugar industry, with most of his career spent in refining, milling, marketing and ethanol production. He has…

21 Sep 2015, by Informa Australia

Mining & Resources

A snapshot of the Hunter Valley Longwall conference

Longwall 2015 is Australia's premier underground coal event and in the lead up to the conference next month we asked three of the speakers to share a brief snapshot (without giving too much away!) of what they will be covering in their respective presentations. Who: Dr. Sebastian Mundry, Manager Longwall Automation & Engineering, Caterpillar Global…

21 Sep 2015, by Informa Australia

Mining & Resources

Advanced logging tool – a game changer

By: Edward Prochon, CRCMining Electrical Engineer Advanced logging tools with the capacity to measure geological data whilst drilling are being developed for Underground In-Seam (UIS) drilling by CRCMining. The aim of the Advanced Logging Tool project is to develop a suite of Measurement Whilst Drilling (MWD) tools that can facilitate faster and more reliable holes…

2 Sep 2015, by Informa Australia

Mining & Resources

Close-Up: Chandra Shekhar Singh

Mr. Chandra Shekhar Singh is Business Head of JSPL Mozambique Minerais LDA, the business that is spearheading Jindal Africa`s interests in this southern African nation. The Planned 10 MPTAcoal mine in Chirodzi, in Tete Province is the first project in the country, although ancillary projects including a power plant and associated logistics will be developed…

4 Jun 2015, by Informa Australia

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

Adani Mining sets a leading example and paves the way forward

Set to be one of the biggest coal mines in the world and Australia’s largest thermal coal mine in the North Galilee Basin, the $16.5 billion Carmichael Coal project has successfully received approval from the Federal Government in July this year, after sign off by the Queensland government in May. Where is the project located?…

2 Oct 2014, by Informa Australia

Mining & Resources

Challenging times not a barrier for Moranbah North

Anglo America's Moranbah North longwall mine has been producing metallurgical coal since it opened in 1998. Located north west of Mackay within the Bowen Basin, the mine site has been producing 5-6 million tonnes of high quality hard coking coal for its customers; primarily steel manufacturers in Japan, Taiwan, Korea, India and throughout Europe. Late last year, it won…

22 Sep 2014, by Informa Australia

Mining & Resources

Chinalco Yunnan Copper Resources’ view on Mount Isa

In the lead-up to the 9th Annual Exploring and Mining the Isa Conference, we had the chance to speak to Mr Paul Williams, Managing Director of Chinalco Yunnan Copper Resources about the developments of its projects in the Mount Isa region, and the company’s initiatives to engage with local stakeholders and the community. Mr Paul Williams shares…

2 Sep 2014, by Informa Australia

Mining & Resources

Peabody Energy reduces production at Burton Mine in Australia

The Burton Mine is Peabody's highest unit-cost operation, and production levels are not sustainable in the current market environment.  Following negotiations with the contractor operator, production levels are expected to be reduced to approximately 1 million tons per year, as the operation targets lower-cost reserves using reduced fleets of equipment. Peabody also reduced its annual…

1 Sep 2014, by Informa Australia

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North Galilee Basin rail project ‘will supercharge QLD economy’

A planned rail project in Queensland will be a major boost for the local economy, the state government has said. The $2.2 billion North Galilee Basin rail project will see the construction of a 300km rail line between the proposed Carmichael coal mine and the Abbot Point coal port. Queensland's co-ordinator general has now approved…

17 Dec 2013, by Informa Australia