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Poland Expects EU to Approve More Public Aid for Coal Mines
Poland expects the European Commission to approve a plan to gradually close mines owned by its biggest coal producer PGG and provide more public aid for the industry.
South Korean Coal Market Rises on Tighter Fundamentals
Coal supply cuts in Australia and ongoing nuclear outages following two typhoons earlier this month supported South Korean coal prices for a second consecutive week.
German Coal Units De-Mothballed Early on High Prices
Higher day-ahead German power prices have improved generation margins for coal-fired units, prompting operators to de-mothball units earlier than expected.
Coal India to Close 23 Lossmaking Mines
State-controlled Coal India plans close 23 underground mines with combined capacity of around 1.1mn t/yr in the April 2020 to March 2021 financial year after the operations became financially unviable.
VGK Starts Work on Conveyor Support Foundations
VGK has recently started work on the construction of the foundation as part of the project for the construction of a 23 km main coal conveyor on Sakhalin.
Poland's Coal Production Down by 15.8 pct y/y in August
Production of coal in Poland fell by 15.8 percent year on year in August 2020, reaching 4.24 million tonnes, the Central Statistics Office announced on Wednesday.
Glencore Closes More Australian Coal Capacity
Switzerland-based trading and mining firm Glencore will stop operating two of the five excavators at its 4.5mn t/yr Glendell thermal coal mine in Australia.
Coal India Output May Fall Below 600 MT in FY21 on Sluggish Demand: Analysts
State-run Coal India Ltd may witness de-growth in production during the current fiscal as its output is likely to fall below 600 million tonnes amid subdued demand, analysts said.
Greece’s Coal Pphase-Oout Will “Captivate Global Investments”
Earlier this week Greek ministers announced a plan to transition the country’s energy industry away from coal.
U.S. Coal Giant Murray Energy Officially Changes Its Name to ACNR
Murray Energy Holdings, a major coal mining company in the United States, has received approval from the Ohio U.S. Bankruptcy Court to change its name to ACNR and has completed asset restructuring to avoid bankrup
Major Chinese Producers Push Up Coal Output
Coal production by major Chinese state-controlled producers Shenhua Energy and China Energy increased in August, slowing the decline in China's national coal output.
Adani Pushes Ahead with Australian Coal Mine
Indian energy firm Adani has formed its own rail haulage company to deliver coal from its 10mn t/yr Carmichael thermal coal project in the Galilee basin in northwest Queensland to Abbot Point port
India Seeks Australian Participation in Commercial Coal Mining
India’s Coal Minister Mr Pralhad Joshi, after his meeting with Australian minister for resources Mr Keith Pitt, said that India has invited Australia to participate in the commercial coal mining and other strategic projects related to mines and minerals.
COVID19 Lockdowns Shrink Colombia Coal Output by 48% YoY
Coal production in the world's fifth-largest coal exporter Colombia fell by 48.8% in the second quarter because of coronavirus quarantine measures and low international prices.
India's Coal Import Drops 35% in August on Lower Demand from Power, Cement Players
India's coal import declined by 34.9 per cent to 12.46 million tonnes in August on account of subdued demand for the dry fuel from consuming sectors like power and cement.
Coal India Plans to Restore Production from Discontinued Underground Mines, Identifies 12 blocks
The move is seen as part of efforts by the PSU coal major to meet its overall production target of one billion tonnes in the next four years.
Coal India to Restart Closed Underground Mines
State-run Coal India is readying a strategy to retrieve production from underground mines where mining was discontinued due to several challenges.
Coal-Fired Power Plants
Australian Researchers Develop Technique to Make Coal-Fired Power Plants Environment Friendly
Australia is one of the world’s worst per capita emitters of greenhouse gases.
Thriveni Earthmovers Bags Rs 31,428 cr Contract for NTPC Coal Mine
Mining company Thriveni Earthmovers has bagged a contract worth Rs 31,428 crore from NTPC to develop and operate Talaipalli coal mine in Chhattisgarh alloted to the state-owned power giant.
Poland's Deputy PM Says Closing Coal Mines is Inevitable
Poland will close its coal mines in the coming decades as phasing out the fossil fuel is inevitable in light of the European Union's climate policies.
US Coal Exports Extend Declines
US coal exports fell from year-earlier levels in July as a drop in thermal coal shipments outweighed an increase in metallurgical volumes.
China’s Curbs Slash Australian Coal Deliveries in July
China's import restrictions on Australian coal have started to slash coal deliveries from key suppliers in New South Wales and Queensland.
German Utility RWE Reaches Coal Exit Deal with Mining Union
Germany utility RWE has reached an agreement with the United Services Union and the Mining, Chemical and Energy Industrial Union on the “coal exit” collective bargaining agreement.
India Should Move Away from Coal Use, UN Says: Update
India needs to work progressively towards phasing out coal use for generating electricity by accelerating its transition to renewable energy, the UN said.
Germany Begins Allocating €40 Billion to Coal Regions to Start Phase-Out
By 2038, Germany’s last coal-fired power plants are expected to be shut down. To reorient the regions economically, however, they are to be replaced by research institutions and companies.
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