Conservationists on Wednesday slammed Australia's approval for an Indian firm to expand a major coal port on the Great Barrier Reef coast, warning it would hasten the natural wonder's demise.
Barges loaded with mountains of coal glide down the polluted Mahakam River on Indonesian Borneo every few minutes. Viewed from above, they form a dotted black line as far as the eye can see, destined for power stations in China and India.
Coal production in Kazakhstan in 2012 totaled 120.511 million tons (3.5% up).
Russkaya Mednaya Kompaniya (RMK) plans to invest 600 million dollars in the execution of projects in Kazakhstan.
Resources giant Rio Tinto announced the US$1.02 billion sale of its stake in Australia's Clermont thermal coal mine Monday as it seeks to shore up its ailing bottom line.
One of the disabled walked to the second floor of the building and cast a bottle of Molotov cocktail in the corridor soaking the carpet of the floor with the kerosene from the bottle. After that he put a match to it and started a fire.
Kazakhstan is getting year another coal fueled power plant, a South Korean-owned one this time.
Over 17 million tons of coal was mined in Karaganda oblast in the first 7 months of 2013.
A major Chinese state-owned coal producer has caused "drastic drops" in groundwater near one of its projects.
Most fossil fuels must remain in the ground because burning them will unleash changes which will "challenge the existence of our society".
British financier Nathaniel Rothschild is mulling a bid for Bumi Plc coal assets to counter an offer by Indonesia's powerful Bakrie family, and has approached one of their rivals.
Kazakhstan scientists have developed a new technology of oil production from coal.
Russia purchases Kazakh coal for its Troitsk hydropower plant, but the ash is brought back to Kazakhstan.
Kazakhstan Government has updated the list of the fields of strategic importance.
29 wagons with radioactive coal stocked at Severnaya customs in Kyrgyzstan were sent back to Kazakhstan.
Acting Prime-Minister of Kyrgyzstan instructed Kyrgyzstan's state customs service to ban import of coal from Kulandy mine.
No radiation was discovered at Kulandy coal mine of Zhambyl oblast.
Bishkek heat power plant received 8 thousand tons of coal from Kazakhstan with radiation level 2-8 times exceeding the standards.
Kazakhstan is ranked 8th in terms of coal production, holding 4% of the global coal reserves. Coal accounts for 80% of power generated in Kazakhstan.
5 people were working in the level at the time of the blast. Three of them walk to the top on their own, two are still trapped.
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