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ERG and NFC China to Construct Special Coke Plant
China Thermal Coal Futures Set for Biggest Monthly Rise in 3 Years
Zhengzhou Commodity Exchange thermal coal futures are up nearly 12% this month and on course for their biggest monthly gain since January 2018
China: Shanxi Shuts 163 Coal Mines
Shanxi, a main coal-producing area in north China, has closed 163 coal mines and abolished 146.05 million tons of yearly coal manufacture capacity over the last five years.
China Coal Output Hits Snags as Harsh Winter Begins
The Chinese central government's efforts to raise domestic coal output are facing further bureaucratic setbacks even as a nationwide "super cold snap" threatens to significantly raise heating demand.
Australia Expects Coal Exports to Fall by 9% year-on-year in 2020
In the first three quarters, Australia exported 278 million tons of coal, a year-on-year decrease of 17.6 million tons or 6.0%.
Weekly US Coal Production Totals 11 million st, Down 12.6% on Year: EIA
Weekly US coal production was estimated at nearly 11 million st in the week ended Dec. 19, down 2.6% from the year-ago week, US Energy Information Administration data showed Dec. 28.
VGK Starts Installation of Largest Main Coal Conveyor in Russian Federation
The object under construction is a complex of main conveyors, including reloading nodes and an overpass, consisting of three sections.
Global Coal Demand Peaked Seven Years Ago, Says International Energy Agency
Australia's trade relationship with China is struggling as the year winds down.
POSCO to Acquire 15% Stake in Australian Mining Company
POSCO will invest in Mahenge Graphite Mine in Tanzania, Africa, to strengthen its anode material business.
China's Coal Supply Sufficient for Winter Heating
The supply of coal will be sufficient to meet a spike in demand during the winter heating season, China's top economic planner said on Wednesday.
Pakistan's ‘No New Coal-Fired Power’ Announcement – Implications For Coal Across The Belt And Road Initiative
Pakistan was until now intending to exploit its domestic coal reserves and reach 38,000 megawatts of coal-fired power by 2047
Anglo American Maps Out Thermal Coal Exit, Sees Higher Output
The global miner said a de-merger and listing on the Johannesburg Stock Exchange was the most likely route for its South African thermal coal assets.
China Must Close Coal Power Plants By 2045 To Meet Climate Goal
China must shut down by 2045 at the latest all coal power plants operating without carbon capture if Beijing is to meet its goal to become “carbon neutral” by 2060, researchers said on Thursday.
S. Africa's Standard Bank won't Fund New Coal Power Plants, But Sticks with Coal Mining
South Africa's Standard Bank will not fund any new coal-fired power plant projects, but will continue to provide finance to thermal coal mining projects and companies if they meet certain criteria.
Australian Coal Thrives Despite China Ban
Australian thermal coal prices have risen sharply in recent weeks despite an import ban from one of its traditional markets, China.
US Blacklists Coal Shippers for North Korea Ties
The US Office of Foreign Assets Control designated six companies and four vessels for violating existing UN sanctions by engaging in the prohibited North Korean coal trade.
Malaysia's CIMB Bank to Exit Coal Financing by 2040
Malaysia's CIMB plans to phase out coal from its portfolio entirely by 2040, becoming the first bank in the country and in southeast Asia to commit to a coal-exit strategy with a deadline.
China Issues Coal Buying Mandate Amid Supply Shortage, Price Gains
The country has an informal coal import quota, as authorities instructed traders and downstream users to maintain total 2020 imports around the 2019 level.
Cerrejon Prepares to Gradually Restart Coal Production
Colombian coal producer Cerrejon is expected to gradually restart operations on 8 December following a three-month strike, according to Igor Diaz, president of Cerrejon's largest union Sintracarbon.
India's Coal Import Drops 19% to 117 Million Tonnes During April-October This Fiscal
India's coal import saw a drop of 18.6% to 116.81 MT during April-October this fiscal as against the same period a year ago.
Glencore to Close Four Australian Coal Mines
Switzerland-based trading and mining firm Glencore plans to close three Australian coal mines in New South Wales and one in Queensland state by 2023.
Australian Thermal Coal Exports Rebound
Australia's thermal coal exports rebounded in October from a weak September, driven by increased shipments to China, strong buying from India and deliveries to South Korea.
U.S. Coal Output Capacity Has Plunged 28% Since 2009 Peak
Declining coal demand across several sectors, especially electricity generation, has led to a 28-percent slump in U.S. coal mining productive capacity since the peak in 2009.
Colombia’s Coal Output Halves in Third Quarter
Colombia's coal production fell by 47.4pc on the year during the third quarter, hit by suspended output at mines owned by Glencore subsidiary Prodeco and Colombian Natural Resources, as well as strike action at Cerrejon.
Indonesia Behind on 2020 Coal Export Target
Indonesia may fall short of a government-set target to export 400mn t of coal this year, having shipped a little more than 329mn t in January-October.
China's Coking Coal Imports Fall to Five-Month Low
China's coking coal imports fell to a five-month low in October, hit by slowing Australian arrivals following an unofficial ban on coal imports from the country that was imposed in early October.
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