Articles by Lou Caruana

Take coal out of reservation

Take coal out of reservation

An export-orientated industry such as coal needs to capitalise on the periods of high coal prices.

Hogsback

25 JAN 2023
Wilkie calls for coal certification regulation

Wilkie calls for coal certification regulation

Wilkie believes the practice of tampering with coal certificates is pervasive.

Sustainability

25 JAN 2023
Coal carrier takes in water off Hay Point

Coal carrier takes in water off Hay Point

No-one was injured in the incident.

Logistics

25 JAN 2023
Poitrel and SMC drive Stanmore

Poitrel and SMC drive Stanmore's output

Saleable production from the quarter remained strong notwithstanding unseasonal wet weather.

Emergency surgery for worker after air conditioner mishap

Emergency surgery for worker after air conditioner mishap

The worker was positioning the air conditioner unit on top of a transformer.

Sustainability

24 JAN 2023
Manganese a star for South32 while Cannington disappoints

Manganese a star for South32 while Cannington disappoints

Kerr expects operating unit costs for the first half to be in-line with or below guidance.

Worker comes a cropper with filter pallet

Worker comes a cropper with filter pallet

One pallet had been stacked on another and workers had been removing filters from the lower pallet.

Sustainability

23 JAN 2023
Appin EA spurs IMC productivity boost

Appin EA spurs IMC productivity boost

FY23 production guidance remains unchanged at 7Mt.

Yancoal ready to lift operations out of the mud

Yancoal ready to lift operations out of the mud

Overburden removal needs to be prioritised to return the mines to optimal mining efficiency.

Narrabri helps alleviate effect of big wet for Whitehaven

Narrabri helps alleviate effect of big wet for Whitehaven

Narrabri RoM coal production of 2Mt for the December quarter was up 23% on the September quarter.

BCC

BCC's water works pay off during deluge

Substantial investment in water management at the Bluff mine has paid dividends.

Sustainability

20 JAN 2023
NSW coal exporters to be forced to keep domestic reservation

NSW coal exporters to be forced to keep domestic reservation

The NSW government is seeking to address an approximate 4 million tonne annualised supply shortfall

Sustainability

19 JAN 2023