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China's State Planner Issues Draft Rules for Coal Production Reserve System
Marked Increase in Mongolian Coal Deliveries to China
Mongolia’s coal exports to China have been accelerating recently, as evidenced by the fact that coal transportation via truck has reached 1,000 units/day at the Ganqimaodu checkpoint.
Japanese Business Lobby Pushes Coal-Friendly Policy
A study revealed that it has undermined the country’s climate change efforts.
EU Coal Imports Continue to Fall in June
Net EU-27 thermal coal imports fell on the year for a 16th consecutive month in June amid weak consumption and prices in the Atlantic.
Greenpeace Demands Coal Phaseout in Bulgaria by 2030
The government in Sofia should look up to Greece in its energy policy, according to Balin Balinov from Greenpeace Bulgaria, who called for a coal exit twenty years earlier than in the national plan.
Indonesian Coal Glut Looms as Output Surpasses Sales
An imbalance between Indonesian coal output and sales during January-July has raised the prospect of a supply glut.
Does 2020 Really Mean the Start of the End for Coal?
A think-tank reported that the world has lost 2.9GW of coal generation capacity in the first six months of 2020. Is this the end of coal?
The World’s Top Miner Broadens Plans to Exit Coal Operations
BHP Group will broaden plans to exit coal operations and review opportunities to shed aging oil and gas assets under new CEO Mike Henry’s more urgent push to reshape the world’s top miner’s portfolio for a low-emissions future.
Chinese Coal Producers Yankuang, Shandong Agree Merger
Chinese state-controlled coal producers Yankuang and Shandong Energy have agreed to merge to form Shandong Energy Group Cooperation with more than 260mn t/yr of joint production capacity.
Thermal Coal Imports at Major Ports Dip 31% in Q1
Thermal coal is the mainstay of India's energy programme as 70 per cent of power generation is dependent on the dry fuel.
England's Last Coal Mine Closes Despite Demand for Almost 8m Tonnes of Coal a Year
The Bradley Mine in County Durham which produces 150,000 tonnes of coal a year is to end production after almost 200 years.
India's Thermal Coal Imports Fell Sharply in the First half of 2020, Down 27.1% Year-on-Year
India’s thermal coal imports were approximately 73.29 million tons, a decrease of 27.26 million tons from 10.55 million tons in the same period last year and a year-on-year decrease of 27.1%.
India Approves 41 Coal Mines Amid Environmental Concerns
Opposition parties and civil groups in India have criticized the government’s proposed changes to the Environment Impact Assessment (EIA), a legal framework that assesses the effects of development projects on the environment.
The Future of South Africa’s Coal Industry is Not What it Used to be
The future of the once-booming South African coal industry is no longer what it used to be or, to use another well-known old saw, the ‘winds of change’ seem to have finally caught up.
China's July Coal Imports Rebound
China's overall coal imports increased in July from a month earlier, which was partially a result of cargoes booked in previous months being cleared in July.
Global Coal Surplus Supply May Reach 17 Million Tons in 2020
The company has significantly lowered its forecast for global seaborne thermal coal surplus supply in 2020 to 17 million tons.
Peabody Energy Writes Down Value of World's Largest Coal Mine by $1.42 billion
Coal giant Peabody Energy is writing down the value of its huge North Antelope Rochelle Mine in Wyoming by $1.42 billion.
Australia Braces for Lower Thermal Coal Output
Australia's thermal coal exports during January-June were slightly ahead of the same period in 2019.
Indian Coal Mining Out of Bounds for Chinese Firms
A month after banning 59 Chinese apps and restricting Chinese firms from participating in bids for Indian government procurement.
Poland to Cease Coal Dependency by 2060
Polish Deputy Prime Minister Jacek Sasin has announced that the country will cease to rely on coal energy by 2060 at the latest.
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China's New Coal Projects Account for 90% of Global Total in H1
China built more than half of the world's new coal-fired power plants this year and accounted for 90 per cent of new planned capacity, a study showed on Monday
Mongolia's Coal Production Drops by 50% in the First Half of 2020
Mongolia’s coal production from January to June 2020 was 12.474 million tons, a decrease of 12.48 million tons or 50.0% from the same period last year.
Coal Should have no Part in Economies' Post-COVID Plans: UN Chief
Antonio Guterres expressed concern that new coal plants are still being financed.
Storms Disrupt NSW Coal Ports
Storms along the New South Wales coast in east Australia have disrupted coal shipments from the port of Newcastle and Port Kembla at Wollongong, leading to longer vessel queues.
Mine Expansion Threatens German Villages Despite Coal Exit
Lost in the countryside of western Germany, the innocuously named L277 road has become a central battleground in a bitter fight over the country’s plan to ditch coal.
Poland Poised to Announce Major Coal Mine Closures
Poland’s biggest coal producer, state-run PGG, is likely to announce within days deep cuts in coal output and the closure of a number mines as part of a restructuring plan.
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