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Shanxi reports fewer coal mine accidents in H1

2018-08-10 08:33:00 Safety sxcoal.com

Northern China's Shanxi province reported fewer coal mine accidents in the first half of the year, indicating some improvement in saf...

Death toll from SW China mine accident rises to 13

2018-08-09 08:39:00 Safety xinhuanet.com

The death toll from a coal mine accident in southwest China's Guizhou province rose to 13 as the remaining nine missing miners were f...

4 killed, 9 missing in SW China coal mine accident

2018-08-07 10:55:00 Safety sxcoal.com

Four people were killed and nine others missing in a coal and gas outburst accident in southwestern China's Guizhou province on Augus...

China coal mine safety conditions further improve

2018-08-02 16:16:00 Safety sxcoal.com

China has been on a course to improve safety conditions at coal mines, making great strides in the first half of the year, sources le...

Huolinhe Opencut Coal's unit on black list due to safety issues

2018-08-01 08:48:00 Safety sxcoal.com

Chinese authorities have put a unit of Inner Mongolia Huolinhe Opencut Coal Industry Co., Ltd on black list due to safety issues, t...

China to strengthen coal mines' safe production in flood season

2018-07-27 11:55:00 Policy,  Safety sxcoal.com

China vows to strengthen safe production at coal mines during flood season over July-August, by taking series of effective measures t...

China deploys crackdown on illegal coal production

2018-07-23 16:34:00 Policy,  Safety sxcoal.com

The State Administration of Coal Mine Safety would launch a new campaign to crack down on illegal production at coal mines like viola...

Henan H1 raw coal output up 4.41% YoY

2018-07-16 14:00:00 Production & Sales,  Safety sxcoal.com

Central China's Henan province produced 54.01 million tonnes of raw coal in the first half of 2018, up 4.41% from a year earlier, s...

Henan to cope with safety hazards for coal mine construction projects

2018-07-11 15:06:00 Policy,  Safety sxcoal.com

Central China's Henan province vows to detect and cope with safety hazards for coal mine construction projects over June-December thi...

Australia's Yancoal halts Austar mine amid safety dispute

2018-07-09 16:18:00 Company,  Safety reuters.com

Miner Yancoal Australia said on July 9 that production at the Austar coking coal mine in New South Wales state would be halted until ...

Natural gas will be the fastest growing energy of China in 30 yrs

2018-06-28 08:27:00 Resource,  Safety sxcoal.com

Natural gas will be the fastest growing energy of China in next 30 years, along with supply-side reforms and changing road economic i...

A NE. China iron ore mine blast kills 11, injures 9

2018-06-06 08:26:00 Safety cctv.com

A truck carrying explosives blew up near the entrance of an iron ore mine in northeast China on June 5, killing 11 people, injuring n...

China to launch crackdown on coal production beyond capacity, State Council

2018-06-05 16:46:00 Policy,  Viewpoint,  Safety sxcoal.com

China will start a strict crackdown on coal production beyond capacity at mines, which comes as multiple mining accidents occurred ...

Five killed in a coal mine gas explosion in China's Hunan

2018-05-09 15:57:00 Safety sxcoal.com

A coal mine accident, probably a gas explosion according to preliminary adjustment, happened in Baodian Qunli Coal Mine Co., Ltd in H...

18 killed, 13 injured in colliery collapses in Pakistan

2018-05-07 14:27:00 Safety,  International china.org.cn

At least 18 people were killed, 13 injured and about a dozen went missing as two coal mines collapsed in different areas of Pakistan'...

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1 China Coal Daily Track (Aug 15) 2018-08-15

Thermal coal Domestic market Production area Mixed price trends were seen at major production areas in Shaanxi province. Some miners at Fugu county raised coal prices as smooth sales wit

2 China's Jiangsu to forge two steel industry clusters for efficiency 2018-08-15

Eastern China's Jiangsu province plans to lay out two steel industry clusters along the coast in next few years through methods of shutdown and relocation, the provincial government said in a document

3 China's Jul coal import surges 49%, backed by sizzling weather or de-capacity reform? 2018-08-15

China's national statistics body released energy supply data for July on August 14, showing China's coal imports skyrocketed 49.1% on the year to 29.01 million tonnes in the month, reaching the highes

4 China's import coal market still sees sparse deals on lukewarm demand 2018-08-15

Sparse deals were reached in China's import thermal coal market, as domestic coal-fired power plants still showed lukewarm demand for the fuel and unfavorable factors like import quota restriction and

5 China spot thermal coal price further advances, beating traders' expectations 2018-08-15

China's domestic thermal coal price further climbs up after a short pause, beating the conservative expectations most traders held at the beginning of this round of rise in early August.

6 Tight trucking capacity sending coal freight higher in Shanxi 2018-08-15

Truck freight for delivering coking coal within and out of Shanxi province in northern China edged up 10-50 yuan/t, as trucking capacity was constrained partly by environmental crackdown and partly by

7 China's QHD port posts ten consecutive days of coal stock decline 2018-08-15

Qinhuangdao port in North China's Bohai bay posted decline of thermal coal stocks for ten consecutive days, due mainly to faster growth of coal outflows than that of inflows. As of August

8 China accelerates natural gas production in Jul; import stays high 2018-08-15

China accelerated churning out natural gas in July and maintained high imports of the material, according to official data, a move to meet the burgeoning demand from domestic market amid a shift from

9 SW China coal-fired power plants step on edge of bankruptcy 2018-08-15

"We have two 600-MW coal-fired generators – one for the backup and the other running unsteadily. Only the summer and winter peak periods may the two have an opportunity to run at the same time. The co

10 China Coal Daily Track (Aug 14) 2018-08-14

Thermal coal Domestic market A 10 yuan/t increase was seen at some mines in northern Shanxi and Ordos, Inner Mongolia, driven by more inquiries from traders and lower stocks at min

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1 China Jul coal imports hit multi-year high, surging 49.05% on yr 2018-08-08

China's coal imports reached 29 million tonnes in July, remaining a large growth by 49.05% from a year ago, data from the General Administration of Customs showed on August 8, reaching the highest sin

2 Indonesia's Aug HBA thermal coal price up 3.04% MoM to $107.83/t 2018-08-06

Indonesia's Ministry of Energy and Mineral Resources set its August thermal coal reference price, also known as Harga Batubara Acuan or HBA, at $107.83/t, hitting the highest since March 2012, up 28.4

3 China's hydropower growth outstrips thermal power in Jul, NBS 2018-08-14

China's hydropower generation posted a faster year-on-year growth than thermal power in July thanks to plentiful rainfalls in the month, official figures showed, though share of thermal power remained

4 Coal import by Indian power sector in Apr-Jun drops 14% YoY 2018-08-13

The import of coal by Indian power sector in the April-June quarter was 14% less than the amount imported in the same period last fiscal, Coal Minister Piyush Goyal said in a reply to a question in Ra

5 China to take pole position in wind, solar power by 2050 2018-08-06

Wind and solar energy will account for about 50% of the total power produced in the world by 2050, aided largely by lower production costs, with China leading the revolution, a new report said.

6 CNPC asked to secure natural gas supply 2018-08-07

The National Development and Reform Commission (NDRC), China's top economic planner, has requested that the China National Petroleum Corp (CNPC) secure the supply of natural gas in the domestic market

7 Indonesia Jun coal exports up 25.28% YoY 2018-08-10

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8 China Jul coal imports from Gladstone port slump 54% on yr 2018-08-07

China's coal imports from Australia's Gladstone port slumped 54% from a year earlier to 535,000 tonnes in July after surging to six-month high of 1.52 million tonnes in June, showed data from Gladston

9 Weekly China coal market news summary (Aug 6 – Aug 10) 2018-08-10

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10 China tariffs on LNG, oil aim at U.S. energy dominance agenda 2018-08-06

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1 Chinese benchmark coal price may soon fall below 600 yuan/t, traders 2018-07-30

Bearish sentiment clouds China's domestic thermal coal market. The spot price for 5,500 Kcal/kg NAR coal is widely expected by traders to soon fall below 600 yuan/t, possibly around the end of this mo

2 Spontaneous ignition of coal stocks accelerates price downside at N ports 2018-07-30

The problem of spontaneous ignition of coal stocks at Chinese northern ports pushed traders to accelerate sales at lower prices, making the market sentiment even worse. The coal price, which has been

3 Chinese traders surmise import coal policy has tightened at S ports 2018-07-30

Speculation of tighter grips on coal imports becomes rampant among Chinese traders as longer customs clearance is seen at some southern ports. A southern trader reported customs clearance

4 China spot thermal coal market firms on utilities' active buying 2018-08-07

Spot thermal coal market showed signs of stabilizing at Bohai-rim ports in northern China, alongside utilities' active buying for the power generating fuel and strong sentiment among traders in uphold

5 Chinese utilities bid low for import coal, hampering deals 2018-07-30

Chinese utilities were still bidding low for import thermal coal on account of high stocks despite increased coal burns amid hot weather, limiting chances for deals to conclude. Bids for

6 China thermal coal futures fall to 3-mth low 2018-08-02

China's thermal coal futures hit a three-month low on August 1, impacted by continuously falling spot market as supply remained loose while demand from utilities stayed low. The mos

7 Low-sulfur coking coal sales improve in China 2018-07-30

Coal miners in some of China's major production centers embraced better sales of low-sulfur coking coal, thanks to a turnaround in buying interest from coking plants. Low-sulfur cok

8 Uncertainty rises towards Chinese coal market after price rally for days 2018-08-10

Chinese domestic thermal coal price headed up again after a brief fall in early August, leaving a wide uncertainty on market trend in the near future. The latest CCI index for 5,500 Kcal/

9 QHD coal stocks slide for 6 days; prices lack continued momentum 2018-08-09

Coal stocks at China's benchmark Qinhuangdao port have been on the drop for six consecutive days, down to 6.42 million tonnes on August 9, showed data from sxcoal.com. That was a 9.8% ret

10 CHN Energy lowers Aug term contract coal prices, sources 2018-08-02

China Energy Investment Group, also known as CHN Energy, has reduced its monthly contract prices of thermal coal for August delivery, market sources said. The China's largest coal miner a