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Golding restarts Baralaba North mine following accident

2019-07-11 15:02:54 Company,  Safety,  International

Baralaba North contractor Golding is producing at the Bowen Basin coal mine again after operations were suspended at the site due to ...

2 killed, 13 injured in N China coal mine accident

2019-07-09 08:54:00 Safety

Two people were killed and thirteen injured in a coal mine accident in northern China's coal-rich Shanxi Province, local authorities ...

Hebei to strengthen controls on mine exploitation

2019-07-03 16:35:07 Safety,  Environmental Protection

Northern China's Hebei province is about to impose strict controls over mine exploitation and vows to curtail mining activities that ...

2 coal mines ordered to halt operation in N China for safety loopholes

2019-07-02 08:55:40 Safety

Local authorities ordered two coal mines to suspend production in Jincheng of Shanxi, key production base in north China, immediately...

Weekly China coal market news summary (Jun 17-Jun 21)

2019-06-21 17:54:15 Price,  Production & Sales,  Safety

China's top coal provinces churn out 70% of total raw coal in Jan-May China's top three coal provinces churned out a combined 6...

Shanxi coal mine cave-in accident kills six

2019-06-20 15:24:32 Safety

A cave-in accident occurred at a coal mine in Ningwu county, Xinzhou city in northern Shanxi province in the afternoon of June 19, cl...

China's coal-rich province suspended 82 coal mines in Jan-May

2019-06-19 17:51:20 Safety

Authorities in northern China's Shanxi Province have suspended or held back the construction of 82 coal mines in the first five month...

Death toll rises to 4 in China steel factory blast

2019-06-12 14:29:32 Safety

The death toll has risen to four in a gas pipe explosion at a steel factory in the city of Nanchang, capital of eastern China's Jiang...

Follow-up: Coal mine accident kills 9, injures 10 in NE China

2019-06-11 18:05:18 Safety

A fetal coal mine accident caused nine people dead and 10 injured in northeastern China's Jilin province. Now the rescue work has c...

China to reduce output at coal mines at risk of 'bumps' by 20%

2019-06-11 08:54:58 Safety

China's National Energy Administration said on June 11 it will curb output by 20% at coal mines at risk of "bumps", or sudden jolts i...

9 killed, 10 injured in coal mine tremor in NE China

2019-06-10 09:24:07 Safety

Nine miners died and other ten were injured in a coal mine tremor in northeastern China's Jilin province, local authorities announced...

Shanxi to snuff out water hazards at coal mines

2019-06-06 17:36:55 Policy,  Safety

Coal-rich Shanxi province is about to strengthen underground pre-checks to prevent any water hazards at coal mines, local authorities...

SW China coal mine accident kills one worker

2019-06-06 17:15:04 Safety

A gas leakage accident took place at a coal mine in Chongqing of southwestern China on June 5, said the National Coal Mine Safety Adm...

Shanxi coal mine accident kills 2, injures 9 amid gas leak

2019-06-04 15:21:09 Safety

Two people were dead and nine injured in a coal mine accident in Yangquan of northern China's Shanxi province on June 3, local media ...

China orders 451 coal mines to halt production so far this yr

2019-05-31 09:45:05 Safety

A total 451 coal mines had been ordered to suspend production for rectification and 34 mines to stop construction in China by May 23,...

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1 Indonesian, Australian thermal coals keep sinking down in China 2019-07-16

Prices of Indonesian and Australian thermal coal grades kept sinking down at the beginning of this week in Chinese import market on the back of withered demand, and the downtrend is broadly expected t

2 Traders halt thermal coal shipments to N China ports amid falling prices 2019-07-16

Many traders halted thermal coal shipments to northern China ports as prices have fallen below their aggregate costs. Coal prices have been falling for more than a week. Fenwei CCI index

3 Production, sales and stocks at China's major coal and coke firms over Jul 4-Jul 10 2019-07-16

Thermal Coal Output The average operating rate of thermal coal mines surveyed by Fenwei in Shanxi, Shaanxi and Inner Mongolia, three leading coal production bases in China, rose 1.16 percentag

4 China Coal Jun commercial coal output jumps 37% YoY 2019-07-16

China Coal Energy Co., Ltd, a listed arm of China National Coal Group, saw a year-on-year jump of 37% in commercial coal production in June, said the company in a statement late July 15.

5 Weekly China coking coal market analysis and forecast 2019-07-16

Chinese coking coal market stabilized late last week following continuous price cuts since mid-June, as coke producers showed revived buying interest of some premium coking coal after coke market embr

6 Weekly China thermal coal market analysis and forecast 2019-07-16

Thermal coal market has been on a downward track at northern China ports since July 5, with bearish sentiment turning thicker among participants who expected a revival of rail inflows after previous r

7 Weekly China met. coke market analysis and forecast 2019-07-16

China's coke market sentiment improved during the past week, as steelmakers didn't further press down coke prices following three rounds of cuts and traders increased purchase for bargain hunting. W

8 Weekly China steel market news summary (Jul 8-Jul 12) 2019-07-15

Turkey May crude steel output down 8% on yr Turkey's crude steel production fell 8% on a yearly basis in May to reach 3.1 million tonnes, Turkish Steel Producers' Association said.

9 China daily steel products output touches new high in Jun 2019-07-15

China saw daily steel products output touch a new high of 3.57 million tonnes in June, according to calculation based on data showed from the National Bureau of Statistics (NBS). The volu

10 China Coal Daily Track (Jul 15) 2019-07-15

Thermal coal Production area A recent coal mine accident triggered safety inspections in northern Shanxi, but local production only declined mildly. In Shaanxi's Yulin

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1 CEC calls for coal plants to ensure steady power supply in summer 2019-07-09

China Electricity Council (CEC), a non-profit and self-disciplinary national trade association joined by China's power enterprises and institutions on a voluntary basis, called for all coal-fired powe

2 China Jun coal imports dips 1.3pct on mth amid ample domestic supply 2019-07-12

China's imports of coal, lignite included, registered a month-on-month slide of 1.3% in June, after hitting a five-month peak in May, showed the latest customs data, as domestic miners were urged to r

3 China steel hub Hebei moves 2019 industrial capacity cutting targets forward 2019-07-08

China's top steelmaking province of Hebei has moved up the target dates for cutting industrial capacity and relocating plants by two months to the end of October, the provincial environmental depar

4 Production, sales and stocks at China's major coal and coke firms over Jun 27-Jul 3 2019-07-12

Operating rate down, stocks up at thermal coal mines Output The average operating rate of coal mines surveyed by Fenwei in Shanxi, Shaanxi and Inner Mongolia, three leading coal production base

5 US announces anti-subsidy duties on steel from Mexico and China 2019-07-09

A month after sparking trade war fears by threatening tariffs on all Mexican exports, the US on July 8 night fuelled tensions with its trade partners by announcing preliminary duties on imports of fab

6 S Korean GENCOs May coal consumption drops 16 % YoY 2019-07-11

South Korean GENCOs consumed 5.42 million tonnes of coal in May 2019, down 16% from the year-ago level, sources reported. Specifically, anthracite consumption was 74,561 tonnes, up by 36.

7 Coal handling volume continues rising at 3 Jingtang coal terminals 2019-07-10

Coal handling volume continued expanding in the first half year at three dedicated terminals of Jingtang port, one of largest commodity transfer ports in China’s Bohai bay. During the fir

8 Indonesia May coal exports up 13.94% YoY 2019-07-09

Coal-rich Indonesia witnessed a 13.94% year-on-year increase in its coal export in May, nearly approaching the 11-month high in March this year, official data showed. The country exported

9 China Jun steel products exports down 7.6% on mth 2019-07-12

Exports of steel products from China registered a month-on-month slide of 7.6% in June, primarily taking a hit from the festering Sino-US trade row, official data showed. Sources said tha

10 Shanxi to enforce differentiated production curbs in polluting industries this winter 2019-07-11

Resource-rich Shanxi province in northern China said it would adopt a nuanced approach to industrial production curbs this winter, with a firm resolution to win blue-sky battle, said the provincial go

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1 China thermal coal prices rise strongly, but seem less related to demand 2019-07-01

Spot thermal coal prices experienced a strong rebound last week at northern China ports, but it seemed less associated with downstream purchases. On June 28, Fenwei CCI index for 5,500 Kc

2 Australian thermal coal regains popularity in China on arbitrage edge 2019-07-03

Australian thermal coal seemed to have regained some popularity in Chinese import market as its arbitrage edge emerged with widening spread compared to domestic cargoes. Comparison of Chi

3 Indonesian thermal coal retreats again; import market directionless in China 2019-07-02

Prices of Indonesian thermal coal heading to China retreated again briefly after holding steady for one day, primarily as its two largest buyers – China and India – both showed fragile buying interest

4 Traders pull back from Australian thermal coal trades in China 2019-07-01

Many traders pulled back from market activity of Australian thermal coal in China, as buying demand still showed no signs of improving in the world's large coal consumer and concerns over more import

5 Traders expect Indonesian coal to lose steam after tenders close in China 2019-07-04

A lot of traders anticipated Indonesian coal prices to lose steam soon after closure of this wave of tenders issued by some Chinese coastal utilities, due to a lack of robust demand for the material.

6 Weekly China thermal coal market analysis and forecast 2019-07-02

Thermal coal market gained further growing momentum at northern China ports in the past week, chiefly backed by low availability arising from supply curbs at mines, which were subject to safety and en

7 Australian thermal coal price jumps straightly last week 2019-07-08

Australian spot thermal coal prices posted consecutive jumps last week in China's import market, bolstered by some aggressive purchases from Chinese buyers. On July 5, Fenwei CCI index fo

8 Sentiment swells in China's thermal coal market after straight price rises 2019-07-02

Most traders maintained bullish expectations on the trend of China's spot thermal coal market following a spate of price increases in recent days. A source with one large trading house ba

9 China's import thermal coal further buoyed by utilities' tenders 2019-07-05

Prices of overseas thermal coal grades, mainly from Indonesia and Australia, remained on the increase even with occasional stagnation in China's seaborne import market, as buying activity has increase

10 Chinese spot thermal coal prices stabilize after 2-week increase 2019-07-05

Spot thermal coal prices stabilized at northern China ports after rising for near two weeks in a row, as fears for downward risks emerged. On July 4, Fenwei CCI index for 5,500 Kcal/kg NA

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