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China to survey coal mine equipment for better safety

2018-12-12 14:25:00 Safety

China will launch a survey on electromechanical transport equipment at coal mines, in an effort to improve safety and root out potent...

Shanxi approves trial run of 6 coal mines with 16.4 Mtpa capacity

2018-12-07 17:01:00 Company,  Safety,  Environmental Protection

Shanxi Energy Administration has approved 2 mines' requests of expanding previous planed trail run period and 4's proposals of starti...

Shanxi approves trial run of two coal mines with 4.2 Mtpa capacity

2018-12-06 17:20:00 Company,  Safety

Shanxi Energy Administration approved trail run requests of two coal mines with combined designed capacity of 4.2 million tonnes per ...

Shaanxi urges miners, utilities to sign coal term contracts

2018-12-06 17:05:00 Policy,  Production & Sales,  Safety

Miners and utilities in northwest China's Shaanxi province are urged to sign mid- and long-term coal contracts for 2019, in a push to...

China to strengthen coal mine safety checks

2018-12-06 16:20:00 Policy,  Safety

China pledges to strengthen coal mine safety checks all over the nation to stem any potential hazards from turning into tremendous ca...

80 coal mines in Shanxi suspend production for rectification

2018-12-05 10:08:00 Policy,  Safety

A total of 80 coal mines were requested to suspend their production for rectification due to serious hidden safety hazard during insp...

China grapples with risks of gas growth

2018-11-27 14:04:00 Viewpoint,  Import & Export,  Resource,  Safety,  Environmental Protection

China's dependence on imported oil and gas will continue climbing in the coming decades, raising energy security risks as the country...

Lu'an Group eliminates 2.1 Mt coal capacity, beating de-capacity target

2018-11-27 12:01:00 Policy,  Resource,  Safety,  Environmental Protection

Lu'an Group, one of the seven provincial government owned coal producers in Shanxi, has closed three coal mines, cutting 2.1 million ...

Shanxi to rev up inspection of coal & gas outburst at mines

2018-11-27 11:00:00 Safety

Shanxi province, one top energy base in northern China, said it will conduct safety inspection at coal mines in a bid to prevent and ...

China coal city bears brunt of pollution crackdown

2018-11-27 08:44:00 General,  Policy,  Safety,  Environmental Protection,  Thermal Coal,  Thermal Power

Residents in the rugged, overmined city of Jincheng in northern China's coal heartland have been breathing a little easier after camp...

China reinforces safety check at coal mines near yr-end

2018-11-05 14:14:00 General,  Policy,  Safety

China will further step up safety check at coal mines to eliminate risks that always accumulate near the end of a year, sources said....

Shanxi's city introduces safety liability insurance to control coal mine accidents

2018-11-02 11:29:00 Safety

Luliang, one key coal production base in northern China's Shanxi province, decided to implement the system of production safety liabi...

Two cities in Heilongjiang complete coal capacity cut targets

2018-11-01 15:19:00 General,  Safety,  Environmental Protection

By October 31, Shuangyashan and Qitaihe - two cities in northeastern China's Heilongjiang province - had achieved their 2018 targets ...

China to strengthen safety supervision at coal mines

2018-10-31 11:46:00 Policy,  Safety

China will strengthen safety supervision at coal mines before the end of the year, a move coming after recent accidents in multiple a...

Death toll in China mine accident rises to 19

2018-10-29 13:45:00 Safety,  Others

The death toll from a rock burst at a coal mine in East China's Shandong province has risen to 19, as six more miners were confirme...

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1 China Nov power coal price index hits six-mth low 2018-12-14

China's monthly-issued price index of power coal edged down 0.65% month on month to 520.09 yuan/t in November, reaching a six-month low, showed data from the National Development and Reform Commission

2 China steel futures prices extend gains as two cities order more curbs 2018-12-14

Shanghai steel prices rose for a third day in a row on December 14 after China's major steelmaking cities of Tangshan and Xuzhou asked mills to curtail output, amid concerns they will not meet their p

3 China fixed-asset investment up 5.9% in Jan-Nov 2018-12-14

China's fixed-asset investment (FAI) grew 5.9% year on year in the first 11 months of this year, according to the National Bureau of Statistics (NBS) on December 14.

4 China Coal Daily Track (Dec 14) 2018-12-14

Thermal coal Domestic market Production area In Shaanxi's Yulin, some coal miners reported sales pressures remained even after cutting prices. Small-sized miners in Shenmu and Fugu

5 China Nov crude steel output hits 7-mth low on plunging profit and winter curbs 2018-12-14

China's crude steel output fell to its lowest in seven months in November, data from the National Bureau of Statistics showed on December 14, impacted by shrinking margins in the sector and winter res

6 Bearish sentiment rises in Chinese coal market amid traders' fire sales 2018-12-14

Chinese spot thermal coal market clouded over with growing pessimistic mood after traders started clearing out their cargoes at ports along the Yangtze River. On December 13, CCI index fo

7 China Nov coke output rises 1.9% on yr, NBS 2018-12-14

China churned out 35.41 million tonnes of coke in November, increasing by 1.9% from a year earlier, showed data from the National Bureau of Statistics (NBS) on December 14. The volume was

8 Indonesian low-CV coal price firms up, yet upward space limited 2018-12-14

Both offer and settlement prices firmed up for Indonesian thermal coal with low calorific value in China's import market, following several days' rises that ended a prolonged weakening. Y

9 China Nov power output rises 4pct MoM amid improved demand 2018-12-14

China's power output ramped up 4% month on month in November, official data showed, thanks to rising heating demand from residential sector as temperature fell in the winter heating season.

10 World's energy consumption structure quartering by 2040 2018-12-14

Coal, oil, gas and renewable energy forms may take up 25% each by year 2040, a conclusion made jointly by International Energy Agency, Organization of Petroleum Exporting Countries, and International

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1 China coking coal rallies to 15-month high amid tighter supply 2018-12-07

Chinese coking coal futures jumped to their highest in nearly 15 months on December 7, supported by tighter supply amid safety checks at coal mines, while coke surged nearly 6% to a five-week high.

2 Weekly global coal market news summary (Dec 3- Dec 7) 2018-12-07

Indonesia's Dec HBA thermal coal price dips for 4th mth to $92.51/t Indonesia's Ministry of Energy and Mineral Resources has set its December thermal coal reference price, also known as Harga

3 Tangshan grapples with emissions discharged by steel mills 2018-12-07

Sintering machines and pelletizing devices equipped in steel mills in Tangshan city in northern China's Hebei province will be asked to suspend production for rectification till December 31, if they f

4 Shanghai steel rebar futures set for best week in 5 mths on glut concerns 2018-12-07

China's steel rebar dropped nearly 2% on December 7, but is poised for its best week in nearly five months, reflecting persistent concerns over surplus supply amid high utilisation rates at steel mill

5 Shanxi approves trial run of 6 coal mines with 16.4 Mtpa capacity 2018-12-07

Shanxi Energy Administration has approved 2 mines' requests of expanding previous planed trail run period and 4's proposals of starting trail run since November. The 6 coal mines with combined designe

6 A review of 1st Coking Coal Market Analysis & Blending Technology Application Summit 2018-12-03

The 1st Coking Coal Market Analysis & Blending Technology Application Summit co-hosted by Shandong Coking Industry Association and Fenwei Energy Information Services Co., Ltd. wrapped up successfu

7 China Nov coal import extends decline for 4th mth; down 17% on mth 2018-12-08

China imported 19.15 million tonnes of coal in November this year, down 17% from the previous month, showed the latest data released by the General Administration of Customs on December 8.

8 Shanxi accelerates de-capacity in coking industry 2018-12-07

Northern China's Shanxi province, one of the main coke producing areas in the country, is planning to accelerate de-capacity in coking industry, to ensure that the yearly target would be beaten before

9 U.S. Oct met. coal exports soar 25.2% YoY 2018-12-07

The U.S. exported 5.29 million tonnes of metallurgical coal in October, rising 25.2% from the preceding year and 42.8% from the previous month, showed data from The United States Census Bureau (USCB)

10 China almost achieves steel capacity cut target for 2016-2020 2018-12-07

China has almost finished the steel capacity cut goal of 150 million tonnes per annum as set in the country's 13th five-year plan for steel industry, said a government official on December 6.

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1 Downside risks linger over China coking coal market 2018-11-27

Downside risks are looming over the coking coal market in China, as coking plants may request price cuts to offset decreased profit resulting from sliding coke prices. Most coke producers

2 China thermal coal prices up for 7 days, yet lacking solid upward momentum 2018-11-28

China's thermal coal prices have been on the rise for seven consecutive days after rebounding mid last week from a decline started early this month, yet further rapid increase seems less likely, exper

3 Cold front hitting China's south & east – but coal traders may love it 2018-12-07

A strong cold front not only brings the first snowfall of this year to some northern cities, it also causes sharp temperature drop in the south. The National Meteorological

4 China's import coal market gaining strength; sentiment picks up 2018-11-30

China's import thermal coal market seemed to start gaining strength on November 29, as inquiries for the overseas fuel increased rapidly and prices also firmed up. Many traders wanted to

5 China Coke Market Analysis and Forecast (Dec 2018) 2018-12-06

Despite strong support from coking coal prices, China's metallurgical coke market was badly hammered in November by steel price nosedive. In November, the market has experienced

6 Seaborne coal freight rate picks up; demand still lacks steam 2018-11-29

Seaborne freight rate for Capesize vessels rose firmly to $12/t for route from Australia to South China, according to sources engaged in international coal business. The pickup was mainly

7 China spot thermal coal market may trend down further 2018-12-04

China's spot thermal coal market is forecast to further trend down in the high demand winter season, but the downside space could be limited, as downstream utilities have low demand for spot coal afte

8 Chinese thermal coal coastal shipping rates show signs of recovery, traders 2018-11-29

Shipping rates of thermal coal from northern China ports to the south and east showed signs of recovery, traders said, with more inquires and offers of coal cargoes emerged in the market.

9 Chinese steelmakers further cut down coke purchase prices 2018-11-29

Steel makers in China's main consumption areas – Hebei and Shandong – asked for coke price cut for the fourth round this month, adding up to a total of 450 yuan/t by far, as they wanted to control cos

10 China coke market may be supported as steel prices rebound 2018-12-06

China's coke prices are expected to be stable in the coming January after a series of decline as steel prices see rebound trend, insiders predicted. Previous 4 rounds of coke price

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