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The power of high efficiency coal

WCA report finds high efficiency low emission coal-fired power generation mitigates more CO2 emissions than renewables 23rd Mar 2016 London – The World Coal Association (WCA) today announced the publication…

Mining’s Economic Contribution to New England and Northern NSW Grows

Mining has increased its contribution to the economic strength of the New England and Northern region of NSW, according to the NSW Minerals Council’s latest Expenditure Survey for the 2014/15 financial year….

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Opinion – Daily Telegraph – Cyclical downturn no reason for Greens extreme energy policy

In the early 1990’s, a harsh drought and a change in Australian Government policy sent the price of wool crashing through the floor. Farmers were forced to shoot stock that…

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WCA on the IEA Medium-Term Coal Market Report 2015

Source: World Coal Association Below are comments from Benjamin Sporton, Chief Executive, World Coal Association, on the launch of the IEA Medium-Term Coal Market Report 2015. While the report from…

Opinion – Our economic profile counts in emissions talks
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Opinion – Our economic profile counts in emissions talks

Brendan Pearson, Chief Executive of the Minerals Council of Australia, has written an opinion piece in today’s Australian Financial Review titled ‘Our economic profile counts in emissions talks’. The piece…

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World Energy Outlook 2015 – coal will still account for 30% of global electricity output by 2040

Courtesy of World Coal Association The International Energy Agency (IEA) has released the 2015 edition of its flagship publication –the ‘World Energy Outlook’. The report notes the changing dynamics of…

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The Whole Story – Mining’s Contribution to the Australian Community

The Minerals Council of Australia has today released a new publication The Whole Story that details the contribution that Australia’s mining industry makes to communities across Australia. While Australia’s natural…

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Video – Paul Flynn on ABC’s The Business

Whitehaven Coal Managing Director and CEO Paul Flynn appeared on ABC’s The Business following the company’s Annual General Meeting on 30 October 2015. An extended version of the interview can…

Southeast Asia Energy Outlook 2015
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Southeast Asia Energy Outlook 2015

The IEA has published Southeast Asia Energy Outlook 2015- a special report on the energy trends in the region. The report highlights that the power sector is fundamental to the…

Demand for Australia’s high quality thermal coal continues.
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Demand for Australia’s high quality thermal coal continues.

A new report by the International Energy Agency confirms that in 2014 Australia returned to fourth position in the ranking of the world’s largest coal producers after China, the United…