Polish Debiensko scoping study assumes a good potential for the project to be mined

MINEX FORUM | March 20, 2017
img0 Image: boell.de A scoping study for Prairie Mining’s fully permitted Debiensko mine has highlighted technical viability and robust economics for it to potentially be a large-scale, low-cost and long-life premium hard coking coal supplier. The scoping study indicated cash costs of approximately US$47 per tonne (steady state average) potentially positions Debiensko as by far amongst the ...

Ukrainian mining and metallurgy can collapse – Borys Kolesnikov

MINEX FORUM | March 15, 2017
img0 The blockade of Donbas would provoke a domino effect and the metal and mining complex would collapse, then the energy sector, railways and ports would follow, Interfax said with reference to Prime Minister of the opposition government Borys Kolesnikov. “The organizers of the Donbas blockade demand that authorities sign international contracts on coal supplies. Where ...

Polish Government relies on coal

MINEX FORUM | March 6, 2017
img0 Image: boell.de The Polish Ministry of Energy is preparing for three scenarios predicting the development of the country’s mining industry in 2016 to 2030: optimistic, realistic and pessimistic, lexology.com reported. The new strategy is to enter into force in May of this year. This document is also a sign that Poland is still planning to ...

Russian coal grows despite the very long distance to consumers

MINEX Forum | October 25, 2016
img0 Image: boell.de US Energy Information Administration issued the report regarding Russian fossil fuel production, consumption and export. The last part describes situation in the Russian coal industry. With 177 billion short tons of coal at the end of 2014, Russia held the world’s second-largest recoverable coal reserves, behind the United States. Russia produced 394 million short ...

Around 20 miners trapped in flooded mines in China

Irina Dorokhova | July 4, 2016
img0 Image: http://mfgtalkradio.com/ Source: http://aa.com.tr/en/anadolu-post/china-around-20-miners-trapped-in-flooded-mines/602007 Around 20 people are reported to be trapped underground in China after water flooded coal mines in the country’s north and southwest. State news agency Xinhua reported the country’s top safety watchdog as saying Sunday that 12 miners remain trapped in a flooded mine in the city of Jincheng in Shanxi Province. Local authorities have said ...

Coal production in Poland to increase slowly

Irina Dorokhova | July 1, 2016
img0 Image: http://poland-today.pl/ Source: http://www.mining-technology.com/news/newsreport-polish-coal-industry-witness-growth-both-production-consumption-4935830 Coal production in Poland is projected to increase at a compound annual growth rate of 2.8% to reach 156.2 million tonnes (Mt) in 2020, while consumption is also expected to grow by 2.6% to 149.4Mt, according to a report by Timetric. Entitled “Coal Mining in Poland to 2020“, the report states that ...