Manganese – Australia is the second-largest producer of manganese, and though it can be challenging to operate in the country, many miners are thriving.
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Coal – Mining Weekly reported that Anglo American plc (LSE:AAL) will probably cut an unspecified number jobs at its Australia-based Drayton thermal coal mine in the near future.
Coal – Bloomberg reported that South Africa's Richards Bay Coal Terminal shipped a record 70.2 million metric tons (MT) in 2013, up from 68.3 million MT in the year-ago period.
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.
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.