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Underground fire in Clara Vale mine could 'burn for years ...

In coal mines, especially active ones, the fires have an ample supply of fuel. The oxygen is then drawn down through the mine shaft - and in such an enclosed space, the heat takes care of itself.

The Leading Mining Companies In The World By Revenue ...

Vale is a multinational corporation in Brazil involved in mining and the extraction of metals. The company is the largest producer of nickel and iron ore in the world. Vale also produces copper, potash, cobalt, ferroalloys, bauxite, manganese, and kaolin.

News - Australian Mining

Established in 1908, Australian Mining continues to lead and inform the Australian mining industry of the latest innovations in mining technology and equipment.

This is the Australia Site - Vale.com

Vale is a global mining company, transforming natural resources into prosperity. Headquartered in Brazil and present in about 30 countries, we employ approximately 110,000 people between direct employees and permanent contractors.

Australia's booming coal prices: Six major coal producers ...

Through the Belverdere coal project and Eagle Downs Coking Coal project, Vale has a strong pipeline of exploration projects in Australia. The Eagle Downs Coking Coal project in particular, is estimated to produce an average of 4.5Mtpa of product coking coal in the first ten years of production (2017-2026).

Central Queensland coal mine for sale following Land Court ...

Cockatoo Coal's Baralaba coal mine in central Queensland is on the market, shortly after objections against its expansion were dismissed by the Queensland Land Court.

www.iloveproperty.net: NSW Vale fires 500 coal miners in ...

Brazil’s Vale (NYSE:VALE) confirmed Friday it is closing its Integra Mine Complex in Australia, as the coal operation is not economically feasible under current market conditions. The affected mines are the underground Glennies Creek and the Camberwell open cut, …

Brazil : VALE plans to sell coal mine in QUEENSLAND ...

After a number of cost cutting efforts and asset writedowns across its operations in the country, Vale, a Brazilian mining giant has decided to sell its coal mine in Queensland, Australia.

Vale idles part of Moatize coking coal mine, tightens ...

Miner Vale’s lower coking coal production in the third quarter and a part-idling at its Moatize mine this month, along with an ongoing outage at Australia’s North Goonyella, is tightening seaborne mid-vol and low-vol coking coal supplies for Q4 trade.

This Is What Happens When a Fire Gets into a Coal Mine - VICE

A coal mine is currently burning the hell up in Australia. For obvious reasons, fires in coal mines are extremely problematic – the exposed coalface burns, just as coal should, and smolders ...

Vale posts fourth-quarter loss of $US1.85b on iron-ore ...

Brazilian miner Vale has written down the value of its Australian coal mines for the second time in the space of a year, further demonstrating the depressed market conditions in the local coal sector.

Coal in Australia - Wikipedia

Coal is mined in every state of Australia. Mining occurs mainly in Queensland, New South Wales and Victoria. [citation needed] About 75% of coal mined in Australia is exported, mostly to eastern Asia, and of the balance most is used in electricity generation.

Vale's coal interests - SourceWatch

Jul 06, 2011· Vale is a Brazilian diversified mining multinational corporation and one of the largest logistics operators in Brazil. The global mining company has interests in coal mining operations in Australia, China and Colombia and is involved in developing new coal mines in Australia, Colombia, Mongolia and Mozambique .

Mining Archives - Fire and Safety Australia

Middlemount Coal – Yancoal/Peabody Energy Joint Venture (QLD) Fast Facts FSA are the sole Emergency Rescue Training provider for Middlemount Coal and we’ve conducted training for Cert III Mines Rescue Mines rescue training has included; Conduct Fire Team...

Vale - SourceWatch

Vale is the first of the major mining companies to start producing thermal and metallurgical coal from the Tete basin. The Moatize project will be able to produce up to 11 million tons of coal, 8.5 million tons of which will be metallurgical coal and 2.5 million tons thermal coal.

VALE Stock Price - Vale S.A. ADR Stock Quote (U.S.: NYSE ...

Vale S.A. ADR Vale SA engages in the production and exportation of iron ore, pellets, manganese, and iron alloys, which are raw materials needed for steelmaking.

Coal projects in Australia - Vale

Investment in the coal business is an important part of Vale’s broader growth strategy and the Australian coal business has an important role to play in delivering the goals of the global business.

Victoria's coal fire poses a rare challenge for firefighting

Most coal mined in Australia is black coal, which is geologically older and much less reactive than brown coal. In the Hazelwood situation the coal fire was started by the grass fire .

Peabody Coal Is On Fire With New Deals - Forbes

Jul 13, 2011· Peabody is America's biggest coal miner, with proven expertise in buildling and operating monstrous open mines. It will have 24% of the project, with …

Brazil's Vale speeds up exit from Australian coal mines ...

Vale is exiting its money-losing thermal coal business in Australia, selling a second project in less than a month, as prices for the power-generation commodity dive.

Top 10 Listed Coal Companies in Australia

Wollongong Coal Limited (ASX Code: WLC) is an Australian mining business which owns and operates Russell Vale Colliery and Wongawilli Colliery in the Southern Coalfields Region of New South Wales. Jindal Steel and Power Limited (JSPL) has recently acquired a majority controlling stake and management control of Wollongong Coal.

Vale hires Barclays to sell coal assets - The Australian

Vale is a global diversified mining company with more than 139,000 employees and contractors. It has a presence in 37 countries and is one of the world’s largest iron ore producers, as well as a ...

Why Vale decided to sell another one of its Australian ...

The Brazilian mining giant is selling one of its coal mines in Australia for the second time since July. As our sister site Business Review Australia reported, Vale’s latest sale is a joint purchase between Glencore and Australia’s Bloomfield Group for the Integra coal mine complex in eastern Australia’s New South Wales.

Looming price falls may force big miners to speed up asset ...

Even miners see prices falling as iron ore, coal and copper markets remain oversupplied. A view shows the company logo of Brazilian mining company Vale SA at its headquarters in downtown Rio de ...