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Intramotev to Deploy Self-Propelled Battery-Electric Railcars to Transport Coal From Cumberland Mine
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.
Path to Industrial Revolution won't be Powered by Coal
We have prided ourselves in undertaking trips across the globe to benchmark practices that could propel Kenya to the Third Industrial Revolution, which is the digital revolution with a 2030 economic blueprint.
Future Tense: Fastest-Growing Market Asia Rethinks Coal's Prospects
After riding China’s demand train for nearly two decades, Asia’s coal industry is looking to a future of smaller markets and slimmer pickings, as buying declines in the world’s second-biggest economy and climate change concerns blunt demand.
Second Major U.S. Coal Company in Two Weeks Declares Bankruptcy
Two major U.S. coal companies have declared bankruptcy in the last two weeks, in a dramatic demonstration of the industry’s recent decline.
Is President Donald Trump Losing His Fight to Save Coal?
The bankruptcy filing from Revelation Energy LLC and its affiliate Blackjewel LLC, the nation's sixth-top coal producing company in 2017, comes amid President Donald Trump's ongoing efforts to boost the flagging industry.
South Korea's Official Eximbank Under Pressure to Boycott Coal Financing
On Sunday, Greenpeace Korea shone a laser light on Eximbank's headquarters in Seoul, displaying messages that read: “Stop investing in coal-fired plants” and “President Moon Jae-in, when are you going to halt financing coal plants?”
Kenya Tribunal Blocks Coal Power Station
NAIROBI – A Kenyan environmental tribunal has blocked the construction of a coal-fired power station on the country's idyllic Indian Ocean coast, in a move hailed as a major victory by campaigners fighting a years-long battle against the scheme.
Fossil Fuels Continue to Dominate US Energy Consumption
Fossil fuels, including petroleum, natural gas, and coal, have accounted for at least 80% of energy consumption in the U.S. for well over a century, according to the Energy Information Administration.
G20 Stalls on Fossil Fuel Subsidies Despite Calls for Climate Action
As G20 countries meet for the group’s annual summit in Osaka, the world’s leading economies are failing to phase out wasteful fossil fuel subsidies and host Japan is bowing to US pressure to remove references to emissions in the draft communiqué.
Kenya Halts Lamu Coal Power Project at World Heritage Site
Kenyan judges have halted plans to construct the country's first ever coal-powered plant near the coastal town of Lamu, a Unesco World Heritage Site.
South Korea Fires Up On Renewables, to Close More Coal Plants
As renewable energy powers up in South Korea, coal-fired generation, long the bedrock of the country's electricity supply, is being tapped to give up room.
US Renewable Energy Capacity Beats Coal for the First Time
Coal's downward trend has been ongoing since its peak in 2008 and has no end in sight. Coal consumption has dropped by 39 percent to the lowest level in 40 years, according to the US Energy Information Administration, as reported by CNN.
Renewable Energy Capacity in the US Tips Past Coal for the First Time
In April, the United States’ renewable energy capacity tipped past coal for the first time, according to the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission.
UK Energy Supplier SSE To Close Its Last Coal-Fired Power Plant
UK energy provider SSE Plc said on Thursday that it is proposing to close its last coal-fired power plant in the country by March 2020, amid a national and international drive for lower-carbon sources of electricity generation.
Galilee Basin mine next to Adani put on hold amid doubts over future of thermal coal
The backer of a massive coal proposal in the Galilee Basin, adjacent to Adani’s Carmichael mine site, has quietly abandoned its plans amid growing doubts about the long-term profitability of Australian thermal coal exports.
China Boosts Coal Mining Capacity Despite Climate Pledges
China added 194 million tonnes of coal mining capacity in 2018, data from the energy bureau showed on Tuesday, despite vows to eliminate excess capacity in the sector and to reduce fossil fuel consumption.
U.S. House Subcommittee To Consider Coal Mine Reclamation Bill
A congressional subcommittee will hear testimony Thursday in support of a bill that would help clean up and redevelop surface mine land. The bill enjoys bipartisan support, but still faces hurdles.
China's Coal Policy Whims Are Seen as the Biggest Risk by Key Supplier
China remains key to the outlook for the thermal coal market but ongoing policy uncertainty is keeping miners on edge and forecasters guessing about what[s next from the world's biggest consumer.
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