Coal – There are two types of metallurgical coal, thermal and metallurgical. Here's a look at what they are used for, where they are mined and which companies are mining them.
Articles Tagged "Anglo American"
Coal – Reuters reported that Colombia's Cerrejon, a joint venture between Anglo American plc (LSE:AAL), BHP Billiton Ltd. (ASX:BHP,LSE:BLT,NYSE:BHP) and Glencore Xstrata plc (LSE:GLEN), may have problems meeting its 2013 production target of 34 million tonnes of coal as a result of a strike earlier this year and attacks on its railway.
Coal – Australian Mining reported that Anglo American plc (LSE:AAL) plans to cut 200 contractor jobs at its Queensland-based Dawson coal mine in order to save money in the current weak pricing environment.
Coal – Bloomberg reported that BHP Billiton Ltd.'s (ASX:BHP,NYSE:BHP,LSE:BLT) Colombia-based Cerrejon coal mine will come close to a previously announced production target despite a month-long strike.
Coal – Reuters reported that the new Australian government has said that 47 key coal and coal seam gas projects need to seek national environmental approval. Greg Hunt, the country's environment minister, wants the projects to be assessed for their impact on water supplies, among other things.
Coal – Mineweb reported that unions and coal producers in South Africa plan to meet again on Monday to try to finalize wage agreements and head off potential strike action.
Iron – The world's second-largest iron ore producer is ramping up production and lowering its costs, which could threaten smaller producers of the steelmaking commodity.
Coal – The Globe and Mail reported that Anglo American plc (LSE:AAL) will today announce plans to expand its coal mine in Northeastern BC in the hope that the quality of the fuel, along with the mine's proximity to Asia, will help it win contracts from steelmakers.
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Iron – Costly iron ore projects are moving forward despite the metal's lagging price.