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Latrobe Valley coal mines - Earth Resources

2020-4-21  Fire preparedness at the three major coal mines in the Latrobe Valley will be strengthened, and they will be required to prepare a risk assessment and implement a management plan ahead of the 2015/16 bushfire season. The mines will be required to regularly review the assessments and plans and improve them over time.

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Latrobe Valley Brown Coal Mine Batter Stability Research ...

2017-11-14  During the mid-1990s the Victorian electricity industry and associated brown coal mines within the Latrobe Valley were privatised. Prior to this, the State Electricity Commission Victoria (SECV) had a greater emphasis on, and capability for, research compared to the private industry today.

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Latrobe Valley Mines - Mine Land Rehabilitation

Latrobe Valley Mines The Latrobe Valley is the centre of Victoria’s energy industry, and is responsible for over 80% of the electrical power supplied to the state. The mines described below are thermal power stations, which convert heat into electricity.

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Brown Coal Geoscience Australia

2016-12-31  Brown coal is produced and utilised almost exclusively in Victorian mines and power stations. The Loy Yang Complex and Yallourn W power stations are located in the Latrobe Valley within the Gippsland Region of Victoria, the coal is mined from near-surface deposits in the Yallourn-Morwell and Loy Yang coalfields.

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Why is rehabilitating the Latrobe valley brown coal

Why is rehabilitating the Latrobe valley brown coal mines so hard? Wednesday, June 16th 2021 @ 12:30AM PDT. 19 days. 05 hours. 41 minutes. 24 seconds. Yes, please allow Australian Geomechanics Society (AGS) to keep in touch with additional marketing communication. (Optional) REGISTER.

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Coal - Earth Resources

2020-8-12  The Loy Yang and Yallourn mines produce the majority of brown coal in the Latrobe Valley. While the majority of coal in the Latrobe Valley is brown coal, an estimated 6.8 million tonnes of black or bituminous coal is located in western

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Brown coal mine uses to be discussed Latrobe Valley ...

2017-12-8  Future uses for the Latrobe Valley's three brown coal mines will be discussed next week during a question and answer session in Morwell. Community members have been invited to attend the two-hour session on Wednesday night where a range of representatives, including the region's three brown coal operators, will field questions.

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BACKGROUND - Home - Earth Resources

2020-6-25  The Latrobe Valley’s brown coal mines are inherently unstable and fire-prone and require a wide range of active controls to prevent harm to human life, the environment and critical infrastructure. There have been a number of major failures at these sites over their history, including major land slippages and fires, which have had significant ...

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First hydrogen produced from Latrobe Valley coal

2021-3-12  The HESC project's launch came just days after Energy Australia announced it would close the Yallourn coal-fired power station in the Latrobe Valley in 2028, four years early. Yallourn's closure will result in the loss of 500 jobs and it will become the second Latrobe Valley plant to close after Hazelwood shut down in 2017.

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Statement on future uses of brown coal - Earth

2020-4-21  Ensuring new brown coal projects source their coal from existing mines and that any new licence would only be granted where proponents have been unable to agree reasonable terms to access coal from existing mines, with preference given to applications for coal fields adjacent to existing mines.

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Water shortages, pollution mean Latrobe Valley mine

2020-12-11  Turning retired Latrobe Valley brown coal mines into lakes would hurt vegetation and wildlife, a Victorian Government report has found.

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EXPERT ADVICE FOR LATROBE VALLEY MINE REHAB

2020-6-27  The rehabilitation of the Latrobe Valley’s brown coal mines will be steered by experts and locals through the creation of a new authority and a strategy to guide rehabilitation planning and works over the coming decades. Minister for Resources Jaclyn Symes today launched the Mine Land Rehabilitation Authority and the Latrobe Valley

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Brown coal mine uses to be discussed Latrobe Valley ...

2017-12-8  Future uses for the Latrobe Valley's three brown coal mines will be discussed next week during a question and answer session in Morwell. Community members have been invited to attend the two-hour session on Wednesday night where a range of representatives, including the region's three brown coal operators, will field questions.

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Book, Latrobe Valley Brown Coal Resources: Geology ...

Book, Latrobe Valley Brown Coal Resources: Geology, Exploration and Open Cut Mining Methods, 1960. Friction Drive Caterpillar . Media reuse. ... ballarat school of mines, buildings. Federation University Australia Historical Collection (Geoffrey Blainey Research Centre) Book, University of Ballarat Student Design Work, 2000.

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Expert Advice For Latrobe Valley Mine Rehab Jaclyn

2020-6-26  The rehabilitation of the Latrobe Valley’s brown coal mines will be steered by experts and locals through the creation of a new authority and a strategy to guide rehabilitation planning and works over the coming decades.

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Analysis of potential coordination and planning models

2017-11-14  Coal Mines in the Latrobe Valley 3 Figure 1-1 : Key structural attributes of potential coordination models The Review examines the advantages and disadvantages of each of the three models in the context of coordinating the short, medium and long term rehabilitation of the three coal mines. Every model is capable of

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Latrobe Valley Regional - Water and catchments

2020-7-10  The Latrobe Valley’s three brown coal mines—Hazelwood, Yallourn and Loy Yang — have fuelled most of Victoria’s electricity generation since 1924. Hazelwood closed in 2017 and Yallourn and Loy Yang are planned to close by 2032 and 2048 respectively.

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Brown coal behemoths: Victoria's power stations -

With Australia’s new carbon tax laws having been passed by the Senate last week, now is a perfect time to look at Victoria’s three major coal fired power stations.Located in the Latrobe Valley atop massive reserves of brown coal, together these power stations run 24 hours a day to supply the majority of Victoria’s baseload electricity demand, and in the process contribute more than their ...

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The mechanical behaviour of pre-existing transverse

2020-11-28  Intermediate geotechnical materials such as Victorian Brown Coal (VBC) often exhibit complex fracture characteristics due to the interplay of ductile and brittle behaviour. A diverse set of in situ joint orientations and fracture characteristics are found in the open-cut mines of the Latrobe Valley, Victoria, Australia. As such, the propagation of pre-existing discontinuities plays a ...

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The origin of lithotype cycles in Oligo-Miocene brown ...

Brown coal lithotype cycles 10–30 m thick occur in Latrobe Valley and Germany. • They display well-developed colourimetry lightening-upward trends. • The cycles indicate relative drying (terrestrialization) upward trends. • The German coal colours appear to relate to Lusatia-type lithotype facies. •

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EXPERT ADVICE FOR LATROBE VALLEY MINE REHAB

2020-6-27  The rehabilitation of the Latrobe Valley’s brown coal mines will be steered by experts and locals through the creation of a new authority and a strategy to guide rehabilitation planning and works over the coming decades. Minister for Resources Jaclyn Symes today launched the Mine Land Rehabilitation Authority and the Latrobe Valley

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Brown coal mine uses to be discussed Latrobe Valley ...

2017-12-8  Future uses for the Latrobe Valley's three brown coal mines will be discussed next week during a question and answer session in Morwell. Community members have been invited to attend the two-hour session on Wednesday night where a range of representatives, including the region's three brown coal operators, will field questions.

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Book, Latrobe Valley Brown Coal Resources: Geology ...

Book, Latrobe Valley Brown Coal Resources: Geology, Exploration and Open Cut Mining Methods, 1960. Friction Drive Caterpillar . Media reuse. ... ballarat school of mines, buildings. Federation University Australia Historical Collection (Geoffrey Blainey Research Centre) Book, University of Ballarat Student Design Work, 2000.

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Expert Advice For Latrobe Valley Mine Rehab

2020-6-25  The rehabilitation of the Latrobe Valley’s brown coal mines will be steered by experts and locals through the creation of a new authority and a strategy to guide rehabilitation planning and works over the coming decades. Minister for Resources Jaclyn Symes today launched the Mine Land Rehabilitation Authority and the Latrobe Valley Regional Rehabilitation Strategy (LVRRS) in Morwell.

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Latrobe Valley brown coal mine bonds increased in ...

2016-4-15  Victoria's big brown coal players will each have to stump up tens of millions of dollars as extra security for the eventual clean up of their Latrobe Valley mines, with the Andrews government ...

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Latrobe Valley Regional Rehabilitation Strategy Regional ...

2019-10-2  Latrobe Valley Regional Water Study As part of the development of the Latrobe Valley Regional Rehabilitation Strategy, the Victorian Government is assessing the feasibility of using water to rehabilitate the Latrobe Valley brown coal mines to achieve safe, stable and sustainable rehabilitated landforms once mining ceases.

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Latrobe Valley mine 'pit lakes' risk river health in ...

2020-12-10  Turning the Latrobe Valley's open-cut coal mines into "pit lakes" will worsen the health of an ailing river system, new analysis shows.

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Brown coal behemoths: Victoria's power stations -

With Australia’s new carbon tax laws having been passed by the Senate last week, now is a perfect time to look at Victoria’s three major coal fired power stations.Located in the Latrobe Valley atop massive reserves of brown coal, together these power stations run 24 hours a day to supply the majority of Victoria’s baseload electricity demand, and in the process contribute more than their ...

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Victoria and coal - Global Energy Monitor

2021-1-25  The Latrobe Valley -- where the vast majority of Victoria's brown coal mining and power generation is located -- contains approximately 65 billion tonnes of measured brown coal resource. However, of this, only half is estimated to be "potentially economic". [10]

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The origin of lithotype cycles in Oligo-Miocene brown ...

Brown coal lithotype cycles 10–30 m thick occur in Latrobe Valley and Germany. • They display well-developed colourimetry lightening-upward trends. • The cycles indicate relative drying (terrestrialization) upward trends. • The German coal colours appear to relate to Lusatia-type lithotype facies. •

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