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Further delay in DoC mining ban consultation

Press Release – BusinessDesk

Nov. 22 (BusinessDesk) – Consultation on the role of mining in parts of the conservation estate may not get underway until next year. Read more »

DOC sides with Forest & Bird on wetland mining decision

Press Release – Forest And Bird

The Department of Conservation has sided with Forest & Bird in a bid to protect a significant wetland from being mined without public notification, and Forest & Bird says they are delighted to see DOC take a stand. Read more »

Significant step in Pike River drift re-entry

Press Release – New Zealand Government

Minister Responsible for Pike River Re-entry Andrew Little has received the report on re-entering the Pike River drift following nine months of intensive work by Te Khui Whakamana Rua Tekau M Iwa Pike River Recovery Agency. Read more »

Imported coal needed to keep the lights on in NZ

Article – BusinessDesk

Oct. 18 (BusinessDesk) – Genesis Energy is buying coal and gas in the wholesale market to supplement fuel supplies, while it awaits the first deliveries of imported coal in early December. Read more »

The Nation: Energy Minister Megan Woods

Press Release – The Nation

Energy Minister Megan Woods says regulating the price of petrol is one of the options that will be considered but no decisions would be made until the Commerce Commission comes back with their market report. Read more »

Nitrogen plant arrives at Pike River Mine site

Press Release – Pike River Recovery Agency

Eight containers holding various components making up a nitrogen plant required for the Pike River Mine re-entry arrived at the mine site today. Read more »

Police statement on Pike River Mine

Press Release – New Zealand Police

Police are currently conducting inquiries into a theory that the conveyor belt in the Pike River Mine was activated on 24 November 2010, prior to the second explosion. Read more »

No “showstoppers” in first stage risk assessment process

Press Release – Pike River Recovery Agency

No showstoppers in first stage risk assessment process 20 September 2018 The rigorous process to look at the risks around the three re-entry options being considered for the Pike River Mine has turned up no showstoppers, Pike River Recovery … Read more »

Update Waikato coal mining protests

Press Release – Coal Action Network

2pm update In a second protest today, after greeting mining conference delegates at Rotowaro mine near Huntl y, a group of around 30 people met the miners at a second Waikato mine at Maramarua, blocking the main entrance, forcing them to go up the … Read more »

Protesters greet mining conference field trip

Press Release – Coal Action Network

Protesters greet mining conference field trip, demanding rapid phase-out of coal Protesters today greeted mining conference delegates on their field trip to the North Islands largest coal mine near Huntly calling for New Zealand to rapidly phase … Read more »

Genesis beats earnings forecast; signals higher 2019 capex

Article – BusinessDesk

Aug. 29 (BusinessDesk) – Genesis Energy reported an 8 percent increase in full-year operating earnings after dry, still weather boosted demand for coal- and gas-fired generation from its Huntly site. Read more »

Genesis beats earnings forecast on strong generation demand

Press Release – BusinessDesk

Genesis Energy reported an 8 percent increase in full-year operating earnings after dry, still weather boosted demand for coal- and gas-fired generation from its Huntly site. Read more »

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