BHP Billiton's Ingwe Collieries Limited and Anglo American's Anglo Coal are to investigate a proposed expansion of adjacent coal resources in the Western Complex, South Africa.
A Colorado energy company and another firm are applying for an air quality permit to construct a 175MW electric power plant near a former coal mine in SW North Dakota.
GE Jenbacher, a division of GE Energy, has received a contract to provide 22 complete gas engine co-generation systems for a Ukrainian coalmine gas-to-energy project.
Huaneng Power International Inc. has signed main equipment procurement contracts for Huaneng Yuhuan Power Plant at the Great Hall of the People in Beijing.
China Resources Power (CRP), a unit of China Resources Group, has confirmed it is to invest 1.8 billion yuan to set up a joint venture thermal power plant in Zhengzhou, Henan province.
Rentech Inc. has announced that the Latrobe Valley in eastern Victoria, Australia, has emerged as the leading choice for what could be the first "clean" production of gas and sulphur-free diesel and naphtha in Australia from the processing of coal.
Eight US electric utilities and coal companies have announced the formation of an alliance for the creation of a near zero-emission power plant and hydrogen production facility.
Shenzhen Huxian Group (China) is planning to invest USD 600 million in the Bangladesh energy sector, the major part of which will be in the form of setting up of a methanol synthesis manufacturing factory.
KFx Inc. and Arch Coal, Inc. have announced that KFx and Arch Western Resources, LLC, a subsidiary of Arch Coal, have reached an agreement to pursue the development of a 700,000 tpy K-Fuel Plus(TM) plant.
South Korea's Posco and Japan's Mitsui & Co. will sign an agreement to launch a joint venture providing services to transport, store and distribute coal, iron ore, and ferroalloy, Posco said.