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Asia makes large scale shift to modern coal powered generation

A new report by the International Energy Agency (IEA) – Clean Coal Centre – has detailed the changing electricity generation landscape in the rapidly growing countries of South and East…

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Coal. It’s an amazing thing

The Minerals Council of Australia (together with ACALET) have launched a national campaign to provide information about the Australian coal industry. The Little Black Rock Campaign will cover TV, radio,…

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Coal Hard Facts – second edition

A new edition of Coal Hard Facts has been published by Minerals Council Australia. Coal Hard Facts incorporates the latest data and analysis from authoritative sources to substantiate the following…

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Coal Future fact sheet – an integral part of the global energy mix

Minerals Council of Australia have launched a new Coal Future fact sheet that outlines the transformation underway to sharply reduce the environmental footprint of the coal sector and ensure coal…

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The life saving potential of coal – how Australian coal could help 82 million Indians access electricity

Coal is the world’s cheapest and most reliable source of electricity. It powered the Industrial Revolution and together with other fossil fuels such as oil and gas, has created an economic environment…

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Papal encyclical demonstrates need to address climate and energy as integrated priorities

18 June 2015 LONDON – The World Coal Association (WCA) has today called on governments worldwide to recognise the essential role played by all low emission technologies in global efforts to…

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Rumoured death of coal mining greatly premature – The Australian

Today’s Australian newspaper editorial on coal mining is below:   Coal was first discovered in New South Wales within a decade of the First Fleet’s arrival and, even before the…

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Reports of coal’s demise are greatly exaggerated

Below is an Op-ed published in the Australian today. BY BRENDAN PEARSON, MICHAEL ROCHE As Master of Oxford University’s Baillol College in the second half of the 19th century, Benjamin…

Response to ABC Four Corners – 15 June 2015

Here is the full statement by Paul Flynn, Managing Director and CEO, Whitehaven Coal, issued to ABC’s Four Corners in relation to their episode which aired on 15 June 2015….

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Coal – the Hard Facts

From Minerals Council Australia – Monday 15 June 2015 When it comes to the future for coal, rely on the facts. These are the Coal Hard Facts. 1. DEMAND FOR COAL IS…