Breakneck Asian economic growth redrawing global energy landscape16th October 2013
DAEGU, SOUTH KOREA – From oil to nuclear power, via gas, coal and renewables, Asia’s economic growth is increasingly steering the path forward for the global energy industry.
Japan on gas, coal power building spree to fill nuclear void16th October 2013
By Osamu Tsukimori and Rebekah Kebede TOKYO/PERTH (Reuters) - Japan plans to start up 14 new gas and coal-fired power plants by the end of 2014, allowing a switch away from pricey oil, as Tokyo struggles with a shutdown of nuclear reactors and energy imports drive a record trade deficit.
Kestrel South opens extending mine life by 20 years16th October 2013
THE prominent theme at the official opening of Rio Tinto's Kestrel Mine Extension was the coal industry is a long way from dead.
Coal to surpass oil as top global fuel by 2020 -Woodmac14th October 2013
* China, India to propel coal past oil by end of decade * Muted impact from carbon policies aimed at curbing coal use * China to drive two-thirds of coal growth this decade DAEGU, South Korea, Oct 14 (Reuters) - Coal, propelled by rising use in China and India, will surpass oil as the key fuel for
Coal to surpass gas in Southeast Asia power boom2nd October 2013
Coal will replace natural gas as the dominant fuel for producing electricity in Southeast Asia
$224 Billion to Be Invested In New Coal-fired Power Plants Next Year30th September 2013
Next year new coal-fired power plants capable of generating 112 GW of electricity will start operations.
Yeronga, Wynnum fear campaign rejects science30th September 2013
An ongoing campaign by environmental activists to create fear in Brisbane suburbs over the impact on air quality from coal trains is turning a blind eye to the results of independent scientific testing
More coal-fuelled power plants needed for competitiveness23rd September 2013
Thailand might lose competitiveness to Malaysia in terms of the cost of electricity if it fails to increase the proportion of coal-fired power plants, according to an official with the Electricity Generating Authority of Thailand.
A new surge predicted for resources sector9th September 2013
Queensland's peak resources body is predicting a new surge in the sector.
QRC Presentation to Steel Convention9th September 2013
Australian Steel Convention 2013 - Michael Roche Queensland Resources Council - Planning the Future