Australian railroad says it’s not interested in moving Adani’s Carmichael coal

first_imgAustralian railroad says it’s not interested in moving Adani’s Carmichael coal FacebookTwitterLinkedInEmailPrint分享Australian Broadcasting Corporation:The ABC has learned Genesee & Wyoming Australia (GWA) declined to participate in the Carmichael coal project, after Adani approached it to supply coal haulage services from its planned mine.“GWA has previously been approached to service the Adani Carmichael project and we have decided not to participate,” the company confirmed in a statement to the ABC.The snub, which came before Adani decided to build a smaller rail line in a bid to fast-track the stalled project, has narrowed the energy giant’s options as it looks to bring its mine to life.Aurizon — one of only two remaining rail operators with capacity to haul Adani’s coal — has come under intense pressure not to cut deals with it because of environmental concerns, and doubts from some key investors that the venture is “a viable commercial proposition”.But a major shareholder in Aurizon — which along with GWA and Pacific National has capacity to haul coal from the Carmichael mine to port almost 400 kilometres away — has been lobbying strongly against deals with the miner.UniSuper, one of Aurizon’s top five shareholders, has called on the rail freight company to provide no services to Adani beyond what it is legally obliged to.More: Adani’s ambitions challenged by rail snub and continued investor pressurelast_img read more

New “Ecocamping” camps in Croatia

first_imgCroatia is known for its long tradition as a Mediterranean paradise for camping enthusiasts. Camp tourism is very well developed and widespread in Croatia, and Croatian camps are distinguished by the fact that they are usually located in attractive and extremely well-preserved natural locations, usually by the sea.Also, the campsites from year to year raise the quality of accommodation and services, both through various certificates and categorizations, and this is certainly not unnoticed, both by the growth in the number of guests and various awards.New “Ecocamping” camps in CroatiaThis year, 9 new members joined the prestigious group of 3 Croatian camps, holders of the Ecocamping environmental label, who went through all stages of checking the elements of environmental protection and met all set environmental standards within the Ecocamping project, a project done by KUH and this year, and is supported by the Ministry of Tourism of the Republic of Croatia.The new campsites bearing the Ecocamping environmental label are: camp Stobreč Split, Stobreč, camp Seagull, Omis and camp Aminess Park Mareda, Novigrad.The awarding of the Ecocamping environmental label will be held as part of the 11th Congress of Croatian Camping in Šibenik, immediately after the end of the lecture by Mr. Wolfgang Pfrommer from the Ecocamping Association. You can find a list of previous campsites with the environmental label on the front page of the portal, under the Awarded Camps section The section of quality small camps received 4 new members The list of 34 best small camps within the OK Mini Camps project in 2018 will be joined by 4 new small camps.As many as 3 new small camps are located in the interior of Croatia: the camp Vugec plot (Hrastina Samoborska), camp Deep (Velika, Papuk Nature Park) and camp Suza Baranje (Tears), while one new little camp, a camp Mali (Baska, island of Krk), located on the coast.The OK Mini Camps quality label will be awarded to the new best small campsites as part of the 11th Congress of Croatian Camping in Šibenik, in accordance with the defined program. We hereby remind all members of KUH to apply for the congress in order to increase the award ceremony as much as possible. You can find a list of the current 34 best small camps in Croatia with a quality label within the KUH web section OK Mini Camps.last_img read more