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Pike River Mine disaster - Wikipedia

The Pike River Mine disaster was a coal mining accident that began on 19 November 2010 in the Pike River Mine, 46 kilometres (29 mi) northeast of Greymouth, in the West Coast region of New Zealand's South Island.A methane explosion occurred in the mine at approximately 3:44 pm (NZDT, UTC+13).At the time of the explosion 31 miners and contractors were present in the mine.

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Coal versus Kiwis - New Zealand struggles to balance ...

Global Ideas Coal versus Kiwis - New Zealand struggles to balance business and environment. In New Zealand, a century of coal mining tradition is clashing with efforts to protect pristine nature ...

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NZ coal power generation gone by 2018 - NZ Herald

New Zealand's changing electricity market has seen improvements in the management of dry year events, along with a significant decrease in coal-fired generation, and by 2018 the two coal units ...

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New Zealand to ban coal and gas power plants

The New Zealand government is working on a 10 year ban of new construction of gas and coal fired power plants. State owned power generators are already banned from building gas fired plants and the decision whether to extend the ban to private companies will be made soon.

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New Vale Coal

About New Vale Coal New Vale Coal is located about 60 kilometres northeast of Invercargill in Southland, New Zealand. Our New Vale operation produces lignite coal – also called brown coal - which is most commonly used for residential and commercial heating, and steam generation.

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Coal in NZ: Lets talk about coal

In 2017, New Zealand generated 42,911 gigawatt-hours (GWh) of electricity with hydroelectricity making up just over half of this. The installed generating capacity of New Zealand (all sources) as of December 2017 was 9,237 megawatts (MW), with hydroelectricity, natural gas, geothermal, wind, coal, oil, and other sources (mainly biogas, waste heat and wood) featuring.

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New Zealand Pledges an End to Coal by 2018 - Our World

It appears that New Zealand is finally ready to throw their domestic coal habit into Mount Doom — by 2018, the country will cease to use coal as a source of domestic energy production. “Historically coal has played an important role in ensuring the security of New Zealand’s electricity supply ...

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Coal Prices in New Zealand Markets: 2013 Update

different markets in New Zealand and projections of future prices. This report revisits and updates that analysis. Since the release of our 2011 report coal prices have fallen significantly. Figure 1 shows the fall in prices for hard coking coal since 2012 and Figure 2 shows changes in thermal

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New Zealand's Greenhouse Gas Inventory | Ministry for the ...

New Zealand's Greenhouse Gas Inventory is the official annual estimate of all human-generated greenhouse gas emissions and removals that have occurred in New Zealand since 1990. This page links to the latest findings. Links to inventory publications (released April 2019) and emissions tracker

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Category:New Zealand and coal - SourceWatch

Pages in category "New Zealand and coal" The following 140 pages are in this category, out of 140 total.

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New Zealand coal is used for much more than just ...

 · Straterra, New Zealand’s minerals sector industry organization, has welcomed Energy Minister Megan Woods comment on TVNZ’s Q and A on Sunday that the government has no plans to end coal mining ...

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Electricity sector in New Zealand - Wikipedia

In 2017, New Zealand generated 42,911 gigawatt-hours (GWh) of electricity with hydroelectricity making up just over half of this. The installed generating capacity of New Zealand (all sources) as of December 2017 was 9,237 megawatts (MW), with hydroelectricity, natural gas, geothermal, wind, coal, oil, and other sources (mainly biogas, waste heat and wood) featuring.

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New Zealand Will Shut Down Its Last Large Coal-Fired Power ...

 · New Zealand electricity company Genesis Energy has announced that it will shut down its last two coal-fired power generators by December 2018 - a bold step towards the country's goal of being powered by 90 percent renewable energy by 2025. The …

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Kopako mine - SourceWatch

The Kopako mine is an open cut coal mine operated by Glencoal (a subsidiary of dairy company Fonterra), located near Kopuku, approximately 70 kilometres south of Auckland. ... ↑ New Zealand Petroleum and Minerals, "Operating coal mines", Ministry of Economic Development, ...

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New Zealand: Mining, Minerals and Fuel Resources

New Zealand Steel Ltd. located at Glenbrook is the only steel producer in the country. The company’s iron-making plant has a production capacity of 650,000 Mt/yr. Industrial Minerals and Gemstones. The major players in New Zealand’s cement industry are Golden Bay Cement and Holcim New Zealand Ltd.

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Coal versus Kiwis - New Zealand struggles to balance ...

Coal versus Kiwis - New Zealand struggles to balance business and environment. In New Zealand, a century of coal mining tradition is clashing with efforts to protect pristine nature, and unique ...

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Natural Resources and Energy | New Zealand Steel

The Cogeneration facility is an example of how New Zealand Steel makes better use of resources and by products. New Zealand as a whole benefits from Cogeneration at the steel mill as emissions from thermal power stations, such as Huntly and New Plymouth, are reduced and there are savings of coal and gas. CO2 Emissions

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New Zealand crews reenter coal mine 8 years after 29 killed

 · WELLINGTON, New Zealand (AP) — Crews in New Zealand on Tuesday reentered an underground coal mine where a methane explosion killed 29 workers more than eight years ago, raising hopes among family members that they might find bodies and new evidence that leads to …

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Rob Whitney - Executive Officer - Independent Research ...

Following the purchase of CRL Energy from the Coal Association of New Zealand by New Zealand Coal and Carbon Ltd. (NZCC), I took up a 2 year appointment as Chief Science Advisor to CRL Energy and the Coal Association.

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ABANDONED Old Mining Settlement and Carbonization Plant ...

 · Today we are exploring what is left of a long forgotten mining settlement and carbonization plant. Out of all the explores I've done over the years, nothing has truly compared to …

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New Zealand - Economy | Britannica

New Zealand - New Zealand - Economy: New Zealand’s economy is developed, but it is comparatively small in the global marketplace. In the late 19th and early 20th centuries, New Zealand’s standard of living, based on the export of agricultural products, was one of the highest in the world, but after the mid th century the rate of growth tended to be one of the slowest among the developed ...

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Coal - New Zealand Petroleum and Minerals

Coal production in 2015 was 3.4 million tonnes, of which 1.4 million tonnes were exported. Coal accounts for about 10% of New Zealand’s primary energy (excluding transport fuels). The domestic coal market is complex for its small size, dominated by steel making and milk processing, with a declining quantity being used for electricity generation.

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Ohai Coal | New Zealand | New Vale Ohai Coal

New Vale – Ohai Coal is committed to responsible and sustainable resource development. Setting the benchmark for industry best practices, ensuring the health and safety of our people, local communities where we operate, and minimising impact on the environment. We take pride rehabilitating the land to a better state than when we found it.

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New Zealand’s main coalfields – Coal and coal mining – Te ...

The four major coalfields in New Zealand are in the Waikato, the West Coast, Otago and Southland. Click on each region to get a more detailed map showing the coal deposits.

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Mining, Resources & Energy Jobs in All New Zealand - SEEK

Find your ideal job at SEEK with 93 jobs found for Mining, Resources & Energy in All New Zealand. View all our vacancies now with new jobs added daily!

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Energy in New Zealand - Wikipedia

Coal is produced from 18 opencast mines. Over 80% of New Zealand's coal reserves are contained in Southland lignite deposits. Most coal production is of bituminous and sub-bituminous coals, and most of this is exported.

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New Zealand crews reenter coal mine 8 years after 29 killed

 · WELLINGTON, New Zealand (AP) — Crews in New Zealand on Tuesday reentered an underground coal mine where a methane explosion killed 29 …

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Mining jobs in New Zealand - 453 vacancies | Jora

Looking for work? Find Mining jobs in New Zealand now. Save the search, receive career opportunities by email & land a dream job!

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USGS Fact Sheet 3089: New Zealand Coal Resources

Future Trends . New Zealand’s coal fields have been well explored, and its coal resources are quite well defined. Currently, little exploration for new reserves is taking place, and the industry is concentrating on improving knowledge of reserves within existing license areas.

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Coal statistics | Ministry of Business, Innovation ...

Coal overview. New Zealand has in-ground coal resources of more than 16 billion tonnes, of which 80% are lignite in the South Island. There are also substantial resources of sub-bituminous coal in both islands, and a lesser amount of high-quality bituminous coal, mainly on the West Coast of …

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New Zealand's Greenhouse Gas Inventory | Ministry for the ...

New Zealand's Greenhouse Gas Inventory is the official annual estimate of all human-generated greenhouse gas emissions and removals that have occurred in New Zealand since 1990. This page links to the latest findings. Links to inventory publications (released April 2019) and emissions tracker

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New Zealand Crews Reenter Coal Mine 8 Years After 29 ...

 · New Zealand Crews Reenter Coal Mine 8 Years After 29 Killed Reentry into a New Zealand coal mine shut since a methane explosion killed 29 workers raises hopes the workers' bodies and evidence that ...

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