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2018-19 NSW Budget: Record Mining Royalties Helping Provide Better Services

From NSW Minerals Council Today’s (19 June 2018) NSW State Budget shows how strong economic management can deliver significant returns for the people of NSW, including for regional communities. The…

Speech by US Secretary of Energy: Accelerating Deployment of Low-Emission Coal Technology
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Speech by US Secretary of Energy: Accelerating Deployment of Low-Emission Coal Technology

Below is a speech by the US Secretary of Energy, titled Accelerating Deployment of Low-Emission Coal Technology, delivered to the National Press Club, Washington DC, on 16 May 2018. Speech…

Coal remains Australia’s energy foundation and has a competitive future: MCA
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Coal remains Australia’s energy foundation and has a competitive future: MCA

Statement from Greg Evans, Executive Director, Coal of Minerals Council of Australia Coal-fired power generation kept lights and air conditioners on and kept businesses running in Australia during the past…

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Industry news: New air quality monitoring stations

Two new air quality monitoring stations constructed in Gunnedah and Narrabri have now commenced publicly reporting real-time data on air quality for the region. Establishment of this monitoring network has…

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Independent Report Backs Modern Coal Generation for Australia

INDEPENDENT REPORT BACKS MODERN COAL GENERATION FOR AUSTRALIA Statement from Greg Evans – Chief Executive COAL21 Fund & Executive Director – Coal, MCA The COAL21 Fund* and the Minerals Council…

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Opinion: No-show renewables must bear the risk of failure

By David Byers, deputy chief executive of the Minerals Council of Australia Source: Australian Financial Review  Next month, the AFL season begins. Dedicated fans will be keenly following the fortunes of…

New Generation Coal Technology – Why HELE coal-fired power generation is part of Australia’s energy solution
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New Generation Coal Technology – Why HELE coal-fired power generation is part of Australia’s energy solution

Source: Minerals Council Australia The Minerals Council has published a new document, New Generation Coal Technology. The publication demonstrates how new High Efficiency Low Emissions power plants deliver secure, affordable…

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Remove the distortions and clean coal will cheaply lower CO2 emissions

by Brendan Pearson – Minerals Council Australia From the Australian Financial Review  At 8am today, coal will provide about 80 per cent of the electricity used on Australia’s east coast….

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Strong support for coal to deliver affordable and reliable electricity

The Australian coal industry welcomes the comments today from Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull that coal will continue to play a critical role in the delivery of reliable and inexpensive electricity…

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Prime Minister Turnbull’s national leadership on energy policy – NSWMC

The NSW Minerals Council – of which Whitehaven Coal is a member – has endorsed the comments on energy policy from Prime Minister Turnbull and welcomed his leadership in advocating…