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Water shortages, pollution mean Latrobe Valley mine lakes

11.12.2020· These include the loss of vegetation and a decrease in the numbers and breeding of native fish, waterbirds, frogs and turtles. The Hazelwood open cut coal mine in the Latrobe Valley which

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Latrobe Valley mine 'pit lakes' risk river health in

Filling the Latrobe Valley’s three open-cut coal mines with vast amounts of water to turn them into “pit lakes” would worsen the ecological health of the ailing Latrobe River system, new

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Latrobe Valley coal mines Earth Resources

The department's responsibilities include ensuring that the Latrobe Valley open cut brown coal mines comply with established licence conditions. The mines form a substantial part of the workload of the department's Gippsland office which includes audits, inspections, response to community complaints and supporting the work of the Environmental Review Committees associated with all three mines.

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Latrobe Valley Brown Coal Mines Vollendam

The Latrobe Valley Regional Rehabilitation Strategy (LVRRS) 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. Each of the Latrobe Valley brown coal mine operators are required to develop

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Victoria's Latrobe Valley coal-to-hydrogen pilot project

A world-first pilot project which will turn brown coal from Victoria's Latrobe Valley into hydrogen has been approved by the Environmental Protection Authority (EPA). The Hydrogen Energy Supply

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Latrobe Valley Brown Coal Mine Batter Stability Research

This document presents the Project Scope for the Latrobe Valley Brown Coal Mine Batter Stability Research Project (“Batter Stability Project” or “the project”), proposed to be undertaken by Earth Resources Regulation (ERR) branch of the Department of Economic Development, Jobs Transport and Research (DEDJTR or “the Department”) in partnership with the Geotechnical and Hydrogeological

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Coal Earth Resources

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 Gippsland. These deposits are high volatile black coal with medium ash and moisture content. Beyond the Gippsland Basin, other brown coal deposits can be found in

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History of Coal PowerWorks

History of coal in the Latrobe Valley 1873 First recorded discovery of brown coal in the Latrobe valley. 1886 Henry Godridge and William Tulloch prospect local brown coal outcrops independently and apply for a mining lease. This leads to the establishment of the Great Morwell Coal Mining Company, which begins operating in 1889.

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Victoria's Latrobe Valley coal-to-hydrogen pilot project

A world-first pilot project which will turn brown coal from Victoria's Latrobe Valley into hydrogen has been approved by the Environmental Protection Authority (EPA). The Hydrogen Energy Supply

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A Post-Carbon Future?

The Latrobe Valley contains substantial brown coal reserves, which have been devel-oped in earnest from the early 1920s (Barton/Gloe/Holdgate 1993). A state-owned min- ing and electricity generation industry, administered by the State Electricity Commis-sion of Victoria (SECV) supplied the state’s power needs and shaped the region’s eco-nomic and urban development (Langmore 2013). The

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EXPERT ADVICE FOR LATROBE VALLEY MINE REHAB

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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Old Brown Coal Mine Museum Visit Latrobe City

Old Brown Coal Mine Museum The Old Brown Coal Mine Museum holds an extensive display of memorabilia depicting the early days of the old town and open cut, both known as Brown Coal Mine prior to 1947. Displays include the Yallourn Open Cut No. 8 Dredger Cabin and the 6 Mega Watt Turbine Generator from the now demolished Yallourn Power Station.

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Latrobe Valley brown coal: They wanna make them go

Latrobe Valley brown coal: They wanna make them go to rehab more, more, more By Tom Arup and Environment Editor Updated April 14, 2016 — 4.27pm first published at 11.20am

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Latrobe Valley Brown Coal Mine Batter Stability Research

This document presents the Project Scope for the Latrobe Valley Brown Coal Mine Batter Stability Research Project (“Batter Stability Project” or “the project”), proposed to be undertaken by Earth Resources Regulation (ERR) branch of the Department of Economic Development, Jobs Transport and Research (DEDJTR or “the Department”) in partnership with the Geotechnical and Hydrogeological

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Latrobe Valley Mine Rehabilitation Commissioner, Suite

While our remit is focused on the mining licences of the Latrobe Valley brown coal mines which excludes the power station blocks and Hazelwood pondage, we're just as interested to see the progress of the mammoth project that is the demolition of the Hazelwood power station. Check out the 14 months of work carried out by contractor Delta Group squeezed into five minutes in this video: bit.ly

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History of Coal PowerWorks

History of coal in the Latrobe Valley 1873 First recorded discovery of brown coal in the Latrobe valley. 1886 Henry Godridge and William Tulloch prospect local brown coal outcrops independently and apply for a mining lease. This leads to the establishment of the Great Morwell Coal Mining Company, which begins operating in 1889. The mining company produces about 2000 tonnes of briquettes, but cannot

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HISTORY OF COAL MINING Australian Bureau of Statistics

In the Latrobe Valley the beds reach a thickness of over 800 feet. When dried, the material makes good fuel, but owing to its excessive combustibility and friability requires to be consumed, in specially constructed grates. Attempts have been made to manufacture briquettes from the brown coal, but so far without any great measure of success. It

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Coal mine lives on YouTube

19.09.2019· Coal mining company Canyon Coal’s Phalanndwa colliery extension project is expected to extend the life-of-mine to 2027, and the company is negotiating with t...

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