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Australia Forecasts Record Mining, Energy Export Sales for 2023
China Will help Pakistan Turn Thar Coal into Diesel
The Shenhua Ningxia Coal Industry Group, a subsidiary of China’s biggest coal producer, the Shenhua Group, has already successfully installed the project to convert coal into oil in the northwestern Chinese region of Ningxia.
Analyst Says:The Global Thermal Coal Surplus to Aroud 19m Tonnes in 2019
The global thermal coal seaborne market faces a surplus of around 19m tonnes in 2019, in part due to a sharp downturn in demand, consultancy Perret Associates said on Thursday.
MineHub's Blockchain-Based Mining And Metals Technology Platform Goes Live
Vancouver-based MineHub Technologies announced Tuesday the launch of its technology platform, designed to improve efficiency in trading operations and environmental and social governance (ESG) compliance in mining and metals supply chains.
China's Coal Imports in September Dropped 8.1% From Previous Month
Arrivals of coal, including thermal and coking coal, last month were 30.29 million tonnes, data released by the General Administration of Customs showed on Monday. Shipments stood at 32.95 million tonnes in August.
US Power Plants Are Expected to Consume Less Coal to 42-Year Low
US power plants are expected to consume less coal next year than at any point since President Jimmy Carter was in office, according to government forecasts released on Tuesday.Coal expected to decline by 14% this year.
Shanghai Electric Begun Mining Work in Thar Coal Block-I and A 1320 MW Coal-Fired Power Plant
A Chinese power company, Shanghai Electric, has mobilised its machinery and begun mining work in Thar Coal Block-I for the development of the mine and installation of the 1,320 megawatt (MW) coal-fired power plant.
Coal Still King Down in Australia's Power Generation Mix
Australia should consider a “like for like” replacement of its aging coal plants, the country’s energy minister said Wednesday, blaming a turn toward wind and solar for compromising grid reliability.
EU Thermal Coal Imports at Lowest This Century
Net EU thermal coal imports from countries outside of the region fell by 3.7mn t on the year to 5.5mn t in July. This was down from 5.7mn t in June and is the EU's lowest monthly intake since before 2000.
Coal Will Continue to Be The Dominant Fuel Source for Power Generation in Southeast Asia
According to a new report by Wood Mackenzie, coal will continue to be the dominant fuel source in power generation, peaking at 2027 before slowing down and accounting for 36% of the region's generation mix in 2040.
China's Total Coal Consumption Will Drop 18% from 2018 to 2035
Demand is expected to trend downwards by 2025.According to Reuters, China is expected to see total coal consumption drop 18% from 2018 to 2035, and by 39% from 2018 to 2050.
Report Shows: China Injected $1b in "Green" Financing to Coal-Related Projects
Chinese financial institutions provided at least $1b in “green” financing to coal-related projects in the first half of this year, Reuters reported in a review of Shanghai-based Wind's financial data.13 coal projects benefited from green bonds.
The Top Five Coal-Producing Countries in The World and How Much Do They Produce?
Although coal power is increasingly looked at with disdain by much of the world for its contribution to harmful emissions, coal production actually increased globally by 1.9% in 2018.
India's 54 Coal Mining Projects Are Facing Delay
State-owned CIL's 54 coal mining projects are facing delay due to various reasons such as contractual issues and delay in green clearances among others.
Standard Bank: Only Finance Coal-Fired Power Plants Meet Set Emission And Plant Size
The bank revealed last week that it has adopted a group-wide policy on lending to coal-fired power projects and is in the process of developing a policy on lending to coal-mining operations.
Wescoal Has Entered Into a Long-Term Coal Supply Agreement with Eskom
JSE-listed coal miner Wescoal has entered into a long-term coal supply agreement with Eskom to supply coal for the next 10 years from its Greenfield development project, Moabsvelden.
India's Coal-Fired Power Generation Capacity To Rise by 22.4% in Three Years
India's coal-fired power generation capacity is expected to rise by 22.4% in three years, the federal power ministry's chief engineer said on Wednesday, potentially neutralising its efforts to cut emissions by boosting adoption of renewable energy.
The Coal Industry Won't Obtain Any Investment Or Insurance From Insurance Providers in Australia
The coal industry will no longer be able to obtain investment or insurance from any Australian-based insurance providers, following confirmation by Brisbane-based Suncorp Group that from 2025 it will no longer do business with the coal industry.
The World's Biggest Miner-BHP Group Planned to Cut the Thermal Coal Output And Raise Quality
The world’s biggest miner, BHP Group , on Wednesday said it planned to produce less thermal coal in the coming financial year and that it would wash it instead as part of a drive to raise the quality of the commodity.
Indonesia’s President Said He Wants to “Start Reducing the Use of Coal”
President Joko Widodo has reportedly expressed his intention to wean Indonesia off coal, in a move that runs counter to his own administration's stated policy of increasing the country's reliance on the fossil fuel.
China's Caofeidian Port Restrictions are Targeting Both Thermal and Metallurgical Coals
Caofeidian port in northern China has halted custom declarations for all coal imports effective July 16, which is being interpreted by the market as a signal of a further tightening of import curbs, market sources said Tuesday.
The Leader of the Polish Said His Constituents Plan to Phase Out Coal by 2040
The leader of the Polish opposition party said Saturday his constituents plan to phase out coal by 2040.Grzegorz Schetyna, leader of the Civic Platform party, spoke at a convention of the group. The country is set to hold elections later this year.
B&W Awarded Patent for New Coal Ash Conveyor
The Babcock & Wilcox Company (B&W) has been awarded a US patent for a submerged grind conveyor (SGC) system, a cost-effective coal ash conveyor system that enables utilities to reduce water usage and their reliance on ash storage ponds.
Vietnam Needs to Break Its Addiction to Chinese Coal
Hanoi needs to consider the environmental and strategic consequences of reliance on Chinese coal projects.
The U.S. coal industry is Dying
The US coal industry is dying, and the Trump administration's schemes to keep it alive through taxpayer subsidies have likewise hit a dead end. But that's not stopping coal states' increasingly desperate efforts to keep it on life support.
Japan prioritises new renewables projects over fossil fuels, it hurts NSW coal exports
The demand for new coal-fired power stations in Japan has collapsed dramatically over the last four years, as Japan prioritises new renewables projects over fossil fuels.
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