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Morwell, VIC

Famous brown coal mining town in Gippsland Morwell lies at the heart of the vast Latrobe Valley brown coal area which is dotted with open cut mines and power stations It is the largest city in the valley The primary appeal of the area is to explore the coal history on an excellent "Power Drive Route"...

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Victoria brown coal to hydrogen ,

Victoria brown coal to hydrogen pilot project takes off Posted by Daniel Gleeson on 19th July 2019 Construction has started on a A$500 million ($353 million) pilot project looking at the feasibility of turning brown coal from the Latrobe Valley, in Victoria, Australia, into hydrogen for ,...

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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, paintings, clothing ....

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Victoria's Latrobe Valley coal

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)...

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Latrobe Valley plans to rehabilitate open

Plans to rehabilitate open-cut coal mines in Victoria are expected to be finalised this year Filling the largest of the three mines with water will take up to 30 years Local farmers are sceptical about a proposal to use the Latrobe River to fill the mines...

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Latrobe Valley Mine Rehabilitation Commissioner

Spanning 1,600 square kilometres, this lignite mine in West Macedonia, Greece, is about 12 times the size of the Latrobe Valley's three brown coal mines combined The Ptolemaida mine is the biggest in the Balkans, producing 30% of Greece's electricity...

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What have we learnt?

On 27 November 2019, the Latrobe Valley Mine Rehabilitation Commissioner, Professor Rae Mackay, hosted a discussion on the latest rehabilitation planning studies completed to date for the three Latrobe Valley brown coal min...

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Statement on future uses of brown coal

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 the Environment Protection Act 1970...

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Brown coal behemoths: Victoria's ,

Considered the lowest grade of coal, the brown coal found in abundance in the Latrobe Valley has an extremely high moisture content of 60 to 70 percent, compared to the 10 percent found in NSW black coal, resulting in a much larger quantity of coal needing to be burned to produce a given energy output...

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