Latrobe Valley Brown Coal Mines

Latrobe Valley Mines Latrobe Valley Mine Rehabilitation

Located to the south of Traralgon within the Latrobe Valley, Loy Yang is Victoria’s largest open cut brown coal mine and is owned by AGL. Coal is mined to depth of more than 200m. The mine has an annual coal output of approximately 28 million tonnes. Loy Yang’s mining operations are presently scheduled to cease in 2048 when the two power

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Latrobe Valley Wikipedia

The Latrobe Valley is significant as the centre of Victoria's energy industry, specifically the mining and burning of brown coal to produce electricity. The area produces a total of approximately 85% of the electricity for the entire state of Victoria and supplies some electricity to New South Wales and Tasmania.The valley is home to four of the highest electricity producing thermal power

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Coal mining in the Latrobe Valley Australian

2019-08-24· Coal mining in the Latrobe Valley James Faithful and Dr Rob Gaulton. The power stations of the Latrobe Valley play a critical role in the generation of over 80% of power supplied to Victoria. These power stations rely on extensive deposits of brown coal which underlie the region. Coal mining at Hazelwood ceased in March 2017, the Mine is now in

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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

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Latrobe Valley Open Cuts: Wastelands or treasured assets

2017-01-09· The total area of the three huge Latrobe Valley open-cut mines, (Yallourn, Hazelwood and Loy Yang) is over 50 square kilometres. This is approximately the same area as Sydney Harbour, or, in Melbourne, the equivalent to an area encompassed by a line joining Flemington Racecourse with Williamstown, Albert Park and Studley Park.

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Latrobe Valley Mine Closure An Emerging Case Study

This will include an overview of the Latrobe Valley geological and hydrogeological setting, the history of open cut coal mining, impacts on the region including land subsidence, key geotechnical considerations and stability challenges, contemporary status of the existing mines and mine closure environment.

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Latrobe Valley Mine Rehabilitation Commissioner, Suite 5

2019-07-19· That equals to 25 percent of the world’s known brown coal reserves. While brown coal or ‘lignite' is widely known in the Latrobe Valley for its use to generate power, Acting Executive Director Earth Resources Policy and Programs, Jane Burton, seeks other opportunities for its uses. Converting brown coal to hydrogen is one of them.

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Hazelwood Power Station Wikipedia

The Hazelwood Power Station is a decommissioned brown coal-fuelled thermal power station located in the Latrobe Valley of Victoria, Australia.Built between 1964 and 1971, the 1,600 megawatt capacity power station was made up of eight 200MW units, and supplied up to 25% of Victoria's base load electricity and more than 5% of Australia's total electricity demand.

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Latrobe Valley brown coal mine bonds increased in

2016-04-15· 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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Hazelwood Power Station Wikipedia

The Hazelwood Power Station is a decommissioned brown coal-fuelled thermal power station located in the Latrobe Valley of Victoria, Australia.Built between 1964 and 1971, the 1,600 megawatt capacity power station was made up of eight 200MW units, and supplied up to 25% of Victoria's base load electricity and more than 5% of Australia's total electricity demand.

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Latrobe Valley Mine Rehabilitation Commissioner Posts

It was pleasing to see many interested community members and stakeholders attend the presentation by the Latrobe Valley Regional Rehabilitation Strategy Project Team, which provided an overview of the key study findings to date on the rehabilitation of the three Latrobe Valley brown coal mines. The event featured the Latrobe Valley Mine

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Latrobe Valley Mine Closure Australian Geomechanics Society

2019-08-14· An overview of the Latrobe Valley geological and hydrogeological setting, history of open cut coal mining, impacts on the region including land subsidence, key geotechnical considerations and stability challenges, contemporary status of the existing mines and mine closure environment will be

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World-first coal to hydrogen plant trial launched in

2018-04-12· A world-first trial to use brown coal to make hydrogen has been launched in Victoria's east as a pilot 'clean energy' project that is expected to create 400 jobs — but critics and coal industry

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Loy Yang Power Station AGL

AGL Loy Yang is in the Latrobe Valley, 165 kilometres south east of Melbourne and was acquired by AGL in 2012. The power station and accompanying open cut coal mine cover about 6,000 hectares. The mine supplies coal to the Loy Yang A power station and the Alinta owned Loy Yang B power as the fuel to generate electricity. Each year about 30

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Understanding the Latrobe Valley Regional Rehabilitation

The Latrobe Valley Regional Rehabilitation Strategy (LVRRS) is part of the Victorian Government’s response to the findings of the Hazelwood Mine Fire Inquiry (HMFI), which found significant uncertainties and gaps in knowledge surrounding the closure and rehabilitation of the Latrobe Valley’s three brown coal mines.

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Health of the Latrobe Valley Hazelwood Mine Fire Inquiry

HEALTH OF THE LATROBE VALLEY. In order to fully appreciate the effects of the smoke and ash from the Hazelwood mine fire on the local community, it is important to have an understanding of the overall health of the Latrobe Valley, and in particular Morwell, prior to the mine fire.

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Brown coal scheme designed to 'save' Latrobe Valley in

2016-10-03· A $90 million scheme to make Latrobe Valley brown coal cleaner and more profitable has all but failed, with two out of three projects shelved and tens of millions of dollars of public funding

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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 Regional Rehabilitation Strategy: Regional

The Vision will inform the final Latrobe Valley Regional Rehabilitation Strategy (LVRRS) which is to be released by June 2020. The LVRRS is a government commitment seeking to set a safe, stable and sustainable landform for the Latrobe Valley coal mine voids and surrounding areas.

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Analysis of potential coordination and planning models for

Analysis of potential coordination and planning models for the Latrobe Valley brown coal mines Hazelwood Mine Fire Inquiry Final Report 26th October 2015 Docum ent Title Hazelwoo d Min e Fi re I nqui ry EXP.0009.001.0001. Review of potential coordination models for the rehabilitation of Yallourn, Loy Yang and Hazelwood Coal Mines in the Latrobe Valley i Analysis of potential coordination and

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Victoria brown coal to hydrogen pilot project takes off

The Japanese funded portion includes converting brown coal to gas in the Latrobe Valley, transporting liquid hydrogen by sea and then unloading it in Japan. The HSEC project will be developed in two phases: The pilot phase will demonstrate a fully integrated supply chain between Australia and Japan over one year by 2021;

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Latrobe Valley Brown Coal Mine Batter Stability Research

Batter Stability Research Project Project Scope 1 1. Introduction and Project Background Large and expanding brown coal mines in the Latrobe Valley provide an increased challenge for the assessment of mine slope stability risks and the implementation of risk control measures. Risks result from interplay between a range of geotechnical and

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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 entities.

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latrobe valley brown coal mines ferronneriedelacourt

Latrobe Valley brown coal: They wanna make them go to,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 . More Info; Artificial soils could be key in rehabilitation of Latrobe ,

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Latrobe City Council Are you interested in mine

The Latrobe Valley Regional Rehabilitation Strategy is due to be completed by the middle of 2020. A panel of experts will share the outcomes of their studies into rehabilitating brown coal mine areas into lakes, considering water access, land stability and possible land use opportunities.

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Brown coal mine uses to be discussed Latrobe Valley Express

2017-12-08· 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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Latrobe Valley Mine Rehabilitation Regional Water Study

Latrobe Valley Regional Rehabilitation Strategy (LVRRS) The LVRRS is part of the Victorian Government’s response to the 2015-16 Hazelwood Mine Fire Inquiry and aims to provide guidance for mine operators to transition to a safe, stable and sustainable landform for the Latrobe Valley when its three brown coal mines are closed.

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Latrobe Valley Hydrogen Energy Supply Chain

Latrobe Valley. The process and technology. Hydrogen gas will be produced at a newly constructed plant located at the AGL Loy Yang Complex in the Latrobe Valley. Brown coal gasification. 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

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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 the Latrobe Valley and Gippsland. In so doing, the State Government is making a decision

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