latrobe valley brown coal mines

latrobe valley brown coal mines

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  • Old Brown Coal Mine Museum

    The Old Brown 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 Explore fascinating photographic memorabilia displays, ,...

  • Statement on future uses of brown coal

    Jun 02, 2021 0183 32 Fully implementing the recommendations from the Hazelwood Mine Fire Inquiry, including the development of a Latrobe Valley Regional Rehabilitation Strategy Setting an emissions standard for new brown coal projects by regulation under ,...

  • LATROBE VALLEY SUSTAINABILITY GROUP OPPOSITION TO ,

    Export of Gippsland Coal Coordinator Dan Caffrey I am writing on behalf of the Latrobe Valley Sustainability Group, expressing our deep disappointment to hear of the announcement of the opening up for tender to companies to export brown coal from much of ,...

  • Latrobe Valley Hydrogen Energy Supply Chain

    Hydrogen gas will be produced at a newly constructed plant located at the AGL Loy Yang Complex in the Latrobe Valley Hydrogen can be produced from brown coal by gasification Coal gasification is a well-developed technology and core to current Integrated coal Gasifier Combined Cycle IGCC developments used for power generation in Japan, US ....

  • Yallourn power station evacuates mine due to potential ,

    Jun 11, 2021 0183 32 In Gippsland s Latrobe Valley, Yallourn power station s brown coal mine has been evacuated and electricity generation has been reduced as operator Energy Australia monitors local floods...

  • Latrobe Valley Victorian Places

    Disruptions to black coal supplies for Melbourne in the 1880s prompted the first mining of brown coal in the Latrobe Valley Several companies were formed, the most prominent being the Great Morwell Coal Mining Company, at present Yallourn North, which mined lignite from an open cut and manufactured briquettes for a while...

  • Mine Land Rehabilitation Authority Events Eventbrite

    The Mine Land Rehabilitation Authority is an independent body established on 30 June 2020 in response to a recommendation by the 2015-16 Hazelwood Mine Fire Inquiry The authority replaces the roles and functions of the Latrobe Valley Mine Rehabilitation Commissioner who has been monitoring mine rehabilitation in the Latrobe Valley since June 2017The authority ,...

  • Victoria and coal

    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...

  • Latrobe Valley brown coal They wanna make them go to ,

    Apr 14, 2016 0183 32 A giant dredging machine at work in the brown coal mine at Loy Yang in the Latrobe Valley Credit John Woudstra The final report from the Hazelwood fire inquiry board, which was released by the ....

  • Energy in Victoria

    The SECV built the open cut mine in the Latrobe Valley and opened the first of many brown coal fired power stations in the Latrobe Valley Yallourn Power Station was built progressively from the 1920s to the 1960s Since then the SECV opened two more open cut mines in the valley, feeding power stations at Hazelwood and Loy Yang...

  • Mechanical Properties of Brown Coal under Different ,

    Nov 11, 2017 0183 32 The Latrobe Valley in Victoria, Australia has the largest brown coal deposit in the world, where large-scale brown coal mines were established in the early 1970s The geotechnical stability of mining batters requires a comprehensive understanding of the mechanical behavior of the brown coal...

  • brown coal Gippsland Action Group

    Apr 19, 2012 0183 32 Federal Government plan to turn Latrobe Valley into a giant coal pit Thursday, April 19, 2012 The Victorian Government is backing a Federal Government plan to turn the Latrobe Valley into a mega coal mining area, set to join the scale of the Pilbara area in Western Australia, home to over 20 large scale iron ore mines operated by BHP Biliton, Fortescue ,...

  • Brown Coal Mine Haunted Hills Tours

    Yallourn North is a lovely town in the Latrobe Valley, it was originally called the Brown Coal Mine, because it was built on the edge of a mine, called the Brown Coal Mine The community here care about their town and share their town with some paranormal entiti...

  • Latrobe Valley coal mines

    Jun 02, 2021 0183 32 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...

  • 90 million for Latrobe Valley brown coal

    Aug 03, 2012 0183 32 The federal and Victorian governments have set up a 90 million fund for new brown coal projects in the Latrobe Valley just days after a 100 million federal grant for a coal-fuelled power plant ....

  • Water shortages, pollution mean Latrobe Valley mine lakes ,

    Dec 11, 2020 0183 32 A Victorian Government report reveals filling the Latrobe Valley coal mines with water would affect vegetation and wildlife The EPA has ordered Hazelwood mine owners to ,...

  • Brown Coal Mine Haunted Hills Tours

    Yallourn North was the first town Haunted Hills Tours opened with Ghost Tours Yallourn North is a lovely town in the Latrobe Valley, it was originally called the Brown Coal Mine, because it was built on the edge of a mine, called the Brown Coal Mine The community here care about their town and share their town with some paranormal entiti...

  • From a humid swamp to a cooler climate

    Aug 14, 2020 0183 32 About Latrobe Valley brown coal About 430 billion tonnes of brown coal reserve is located in Victoria Eighty percent lies in the Gippsland Basin Brown coal is made up of partially decayed plant trunks, branches and stems, leaves, bark, and seed...

  • First hydrogen produced from Latrobe Valley coal generates ,

    Mar 12, 2021 0183 32 Hydrogen has been produced from coal in Victoria s Latrobe Valley A Japanese consortium wants to test whether it is possible to export the emerging fuel source But environmental groups are ....

  • The mechanical behaviour of pre

    Nov 28, 2020 0183 32 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 ,...

  • Latrobe Valley News, Research And Analysis The Screwer

    Latrobe Valley News, Research And Analysis The agl has announced plans to use coal to make hydrogen fuel at its loy yang a station in victoria s latrobe valley the hazelwood coalmine fire, which burned for 45 days earlier this year, was a catastrophe for a brown-coal export hub?...

  • PDF Review of the historical data characterizing Latrobe ,

    Three brown coal open-cut mines are presently operating in the Latrobe Valley As a result of the mining activity, ground movements can be significant within and around the min...

  • Frequently asked questions

    The Latrobe Valley coal mines have complex geotechnical and hydrogeological characteristics and a long-term safe and stable landform cannot be achieved without addressing these characteristics as part of rehabilitation Groundwater pressures under and around the mine voids can cause the floor of the mine to heave upward floor heave and can ....

  • Looking Forward Latrobe

    Brown coal was an innovation of an era gone by, celebrating this and bringing forward new technological advancements as well as rehabilitating the land and the image of the area are key How can Latrobe Valley continue to be a centre for innovation?...

  • Brown Coal Geoscience Australia

    Dec 31, 2016 0183 32 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...

  • Gippsland New Coal Mines or Agriculture

    Oct 07, 2014 0183 32 The Coalition government and ALP continue to refuse to rule out a new allocation of brown coal reserves for new mines in the Latrobe Valley The Coalition holds the view that Victoria could even have a brown coal export industry The environmental, climate and public health costs of new coal mines will be enormous...

  • Rehabilitating Mines Victorian Auditor

    Aug 05, 2020 0183 32 Latrobe Valley mine fire The Latrobe Valley is home to three open-cut brown coal min Open-cut coal mines are particularly vulnerable to fire that spreads quickly and is difficult to extinguish On 9 February 2014, a fire started in the Hazelwood mine in the Latrobe Valley, and burned for 45 days...

  • Latrobe Valley coal community already looking to future as ,

    Nov 07, 2021 0183 32 It is 17,335 kilometres from Glasgow to the brown-coal-powered electricity generators of Morwell in Victoria s Latrobe Valley Key points Coal-fired power generation is the single largest source of greenhouse gases Over 40 countries at COP26 have committed to stop investing in coal power and phase it out by 2030...