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Yanzhou Coal Mining Co. Ltd. , which posted a 17.6 percent fall in 2006 earnings, will cut exports by half in 2007 to 3 million tonnes due to higher domestic prices.
Director Wu Yuxiang said on Monday it aims to sell 8 percent more coal this year, or 37.5 million tonnes, including 3 million for exports, […]
April 23rd, 2007 – Posted in Coal
Flint Energy Services Ltd. (”Flint”) today announced that it has acquired the Denmar Energy Services Group (”Denmar”), a privately held operation based in Bonnyville, Alberta. Denmar provides small diameter pipeline, facilities construction and maintenance, fabrication and general mechanical and contract operator services in the active in-situ and conventional heavy oil areas of eastern Alberta as […]
July 5th, 2006 – Posted in General, Oil and Gas
Pima County is challenging the validity of mining claims staked by a Canadian company in the Coronado National Forest. In a letter sent to the forest supervisor last week, County Administrator Chuck Huckelberry said Augusta Resource Corp. of Vancouver might use mining claims on Forest Service land to dump waste rock, rather than for mineral extraction.
December 25th, 2006 – Posted in General
In its weekly report, the Energy Department’s Energy Information Administration (EIA) said gasoline inventories fell by 1.7 million barrels, or 0.8 percent, to 210.2 million barrels last week — 5.9 percent above year-ago levels, the Energy Department’s Energy Information Administration said in its weekly report.
Analysts expected stockpiles of gasoline to fall by only 800,000 barrels, […]
May 15th, 2008 – Posted in Oil and Gas
Forecaster William Gray and his team of researchers at Colorado State University are sticking with their prediction for a very active hurricane season, with 15 named storms, including tropical storm Arthur, which formed on Saturday and has since fallen apart. Gray’s first outlook for this year’s hurricane season came in April.
Last month, the National Oceanic and […]
June 4th, 2008 – Posted in General
The Department of Primary Industries and Resources has announced 11 new applications for exploration licences around the state, including one for uranium near Tumby Bay on Eyre Peninsula. Mineral Resources Development Minister Paul Holloway says the mining industry is now worth $110 million to the state every year.
“As resources are discovered then they will in the […]
July 21st, 2006 – Posted in General, Uranium
The growth of the ethanol industry, in part, has domestic corn demand — and prices — soaring. Can growers produce enough corn to continue to feed this growing need?
It’s entirely possible, say leaders of the Iowa Corn Growers Association (ICGA) and Iowa Corn Promotion Board (ICPB). Why? The answer can be summed up in one […]
December 11th, 2006 – Posted in Alternative Energy
The Tasmanian Government has granted five new mineral exploration licences in the state’s west and north. Sydney-based company Manasia Holdings has applied for three licences to look for gold, nickel and base metals, near Beaconsfield, at the Yolande River near Queenstown and east of Savage River.
Rubicon Mintech Ventures will explore for minerals at Hangmans creek, near […]
June 27th, 2006 – Posted in General, Precious metal
In Texas, it seems they’ll drill for oil and gas just about anywhere. The state’s thirst for petroleum products was underscored on Tuesday when the Chesapeake Energy began drilling operations at an unlikely location — the Dallas/Fort Worth (DFW) International Airport.
Roughnecks lowered a massive gold drill bit into the soil near one of the runways […]
May 23rd, 2007 – Posted in General, Oil and Gas
Japan’s largest steelmaker, Nippon Steel Corp. has discontinued the import of anthracite coal from North Korea because of North Korea’s test-launches of missiles and nuclear development program, sources said on Saturday.
Nippon Steel was the only Japanese firm importing anthracite from North Korea, accounting for about 13% of Japan’s imports from that country. The steelmaker had […]
October 8th, 2006 – Posted in Coal, General