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China will crack down on illegal coal mining in 2018, safety watchdog

2018-02-13 15:31:00 Safety reuters.com

China will carry out “special action” in 2018 to crack down on illegal coal mining to ensure safe mine operations and reduce output c...

China nuclear reactor delayed again on 'safety concerns'

2018-02-13 10:26:00 Safety,  Nuclear cnbc.com

Fuel loading at the world's first Westinghouse-designed AP1000 nuclear reactor on China's east coast has been delayed due to "safety ...

Shanxi still faces grim situation in coal mine safety

2018-02-11 08:30:00 Safety sxcoal.com

China's leading coal producing province of Shanxi still faces grim situation of coal mine safety, despite continued efforts to phase ...

China Energy asks its producing coal mines to call off holidays

2018-02-10 08:50:00 Company,  Safety sxcoal.com

China Energy Investment Corp, the country's top coal producer, ordered its producing coal mines to keep on producing during the Sprin...

Shandong to cut 30% coal mine staff by end-Jun

2018-02-09 08:47:00 Policy,  Safety sxcoal.com

Coal-rich Shandong province in east China aims to cut 30% staff at coal mines by end-June this year, through mechanization to enhance...

Zhejiang Energy signs three-year term contract with Yitai

2018-02-06 10:56:00 Safety sxcoal.com

Zhejiang Energy Group signed coal term contract with Inner Mongolia-based Yitai Group on February 4, aimed to guarantee power coal su...

China vows to shut coal mines with capacity below 0.09 Mtpa this yr

2018-01-31 08:53:00 Safety sxcoal.com

China vowed to shut coal mines with capacity below 0.09 Mtpa this year, in an effort to push ahead with supply-side structural reform...

China coal mines safety situation continues to improve in 2017

2018-01-31 08:16:00 Safety sxcoal.com

Safety situation continued to improve at coal mines in China last year, said government official recently. There w...

Two killed, one injured in coal mine blast in Heilongjiang

2018-01-24 08:32:00 Safety sxcoal.com

Two people were killed and one inured in an explosion at a coal mine in Shuangyashan city in northeast China's Heilongjiang province ...

China's Ningxia coal mine collapse kills 3, injures 2

2018-01-10 15:58:00 Safety sxcoal.com

A collapse occurred at one coal mine in Lingwu city, Ningxia Hui autonomous region in western China at 7:00 am on January 10, trappin...

Shanxi business wins US patent

2018-01-03 14:19:00 Safety chinadaily.com.cn

Shanxi Quan'An New Technology Development has recently been authorized by the United States Patent and Trademark Office for the com...

Shanxi to treat coal mining subsidence areas with tiered funding

2017-12-26 08:45:00 Safety,  Environmental Protection sxcoal.com

Coal-dependent Shanxi province will treat coal mining subsidence areas with tiered funding, according to a statement issued by the pr...

Guizhou launches special campaign to ensure safety at coal mines

2017-12-20 08:43:00 Safety sxcoal.com

Southwestern China's Guizhou province will start a special campaign to ensure safe production at coal mines till the Spring Festival ...

China Hunan to conduct safety inspection at coal mines

2017-12-19 08:43:00 Safety sxcoal.com

Central China's Hunan province would conduct safety inspection at coal mines, sources learned from a meeting held on December 14. ...

5 dead, 20 injured in Guizhou's suspected coal mine gas explosion

2017-12-14 16:56:00 Safety sxcoal.com

Five people have been killed in a coal mine accident in southwestern China's Guizhou province, state media reported on December 14. ...

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1 Weekly China coal market news summary (Feb 11 –Feb 14) 2018-02-14

8th Global Coking Coal Resource & Market Summit to be held in Beijing mid Apr China's coking coal market regained strength in mid-2017 and hit a multi-year high in January 2018, backed by

2 China Jan power coal price index up 3.89% on month, NDRC 2018-02-14

China's monthly-issued price index of power coal stood at 549.12 yuan/t in January, up 12.93 yuan/t or 2.41% month on month and 20.58 yuan/t or 3.89% year on year, showed data from the National Develo

3 Wind energy installations continue to grow, WWEA 2018-02-13

The overall capacity of all wind turbines installed worldwide by the end of 2017 reached 539.291 GW, preliminary showed statistics from World Wind Energy Association (WWEA). A WWEA report

4 China wind power installation may slow down in 2018 2018-02-13

China is likely to install less wind power capacity in 2018 after a significant contraction last year, experts expected, which seems to be linked to a large slowdown in northern areas.

5 China will crack down on illegal coal mining in 2018, safety watchdog 2018-02-13

China will carry out “special action” in 2018 to crack down on illegal coal mining to ensure safe mine operations and reduce output capacity, the State Administration of Work Safety said in a statemen

6 China coastal coal freight rates down to multi-mth low 2018-02-13

Freight rates for shipping coal from northern China ports to the south suffered a sharper decline from the second half of last month, data showed from industry portal sxcoal.com. Historic

7 China Shenhua Jan commercial coal output down 3.5% YoY 2018-02-13

China Shenhua Energy Co., Ltd, the listed arm of newly-merged China Energy Investment Corporation, produced 24.6 million tonnes of commercial coal in January, dipping 3.5% year on year, the company an

8 Valin Steel swings to sharp profit in 2017; NISCO gains nine-fold margin 2018-02-13

Shenzhen-listed steelmaker Hunan Valin Steel Co., Ltd. made a large profit of 4.12 billion yuan attributable to shareholders in 2017, compared with a loss of 1.055 billion yuan a year ago, showed data

9 Weekly China met. coke market analysis and forecast 2018-02-13

China's met. coke market remained weak last week, with supply staying high and demand low, but some traders increased inquiries for hoarding purpose, boosting sentiment of coke producers. The

10 Spot thermal coal demand seen easing off in China before holiday 2018-02-12

Demand for spot thermal coal was seen shrinking in China just ahead of the Spring Festival, as many coastal utilities put generating units into maintenance following a slump of industrial power use.

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1 Holiday Notice – Spring Festival 2018-02-14

Please kindly note that we will be on holiday from Thursday February 15 to Wednesday February 21 for the Spring Festival, the grandest holiday in China for family reunion. There will be n

2 Indian government takes steps to boost coal supplies to power plants 2018-02-14

In order to boost coal supplies to power plants, the government of India has decided on various steps including the use of dedicated rail transportation and setting up of power projects only within 50

3 China wind power installation may slow down in 2018 2018-02-13

China is likely to install less wind power capacity in 2018 after a significant contraction last year, experts expected, which seems to be linked to a large slowdown in northern areas.

4 Weekly global coal market news summary (Feb 11 –Feb 14) 2018-02-14

China urges U.S. restraint on steel imports China has expressed concerns over excessive protectionism in the steel sector by the United States, and urged it to show restraint in a probe into ste

5 China Coal Energy Jan commercial coal output down 7.1pct on yr 2018-02-14

China Coal Energy Co., Ltd, the listed arm of China National Coal Group, produced 6.11 million tonnes of commercial coal in January, down 7.1% year on year but up 10.29% month on month, said the com

6 China will crack down on illegal coal mining in 2018, safety watchdog 2018-02-13

China will carry out “special action” in 2018 to crack down on illegal coal mining to ensure safe mine operations and reduce output capacity, the State Administration of Work Safety said in a statemen

7 China Coal Energy Jan polyethylene output climbs 80.6pct on yr 2018-02-14

China Coal Energy Co., Ltd, the listed arm of China National Coal Group, produced 56,000 tonnes of polyethylene in January, soaring 80.6% year on year, said the company in a statement on February 12

8 Wind energy installations continue to grow, WWEA 2018-02-13

The overall capacity of all wind turbines installed worldwide by the end of 2017 reached 539.291 GW, preliminary showed statistics from World Wind Energy Association (WWEA). A WWEA report

9 China to achieve grid parity for solar in 2023 2018-02-14

Over the last two years renewables have seen nothing but new record highs, as an energy transformation has taken hold around the world, raising the question of how quickly renewables can finally overt

10 Valin Steel swings to sharp profit in 2017; NISCO gains nine-fold margin 2018-02-13

Shenzhen-listed steelmaker Hunan Valin Steel Co., Ltd. made a large profit of 4.12 billion yuan attributable to shareholders in 2017, compared with a loss of 1.055 billion yuan a year ago, showed data

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1 Chinese traders sidelined following QHD port's coal price cap 2018-02-06

Chinese traders engaged in spot thermal coal transactions were generally in a wait-and-see stance after the Qinhuangdao capped price at 750 yuan/t FOB for 5,500 Kcal/kg NAR coal traded at the port.

2 Supply pinch backs China import thermal coal price 2018-02-05

China buyers saw import price for thermal coal hovering high as supply tension continued to prevent them from getting the power generation material at ideal levels. "There are many inquir

3 China coking coal prices remain stable; mines into holidays 2018-02-06

Coking coal market was generally stable at China's main producing areas, with end users slowing buys but miners gradually halting production. In Shanxi province, miners preliminarily planned to com

4 Thermal coal prices edge down at N China ports after govt's price ceiling 2018-02-11

After Chinese government setting a price ceiling of 750 yuan/t FOB for the 5,500 Kcal/kg NAR thermal coal at northern ports from February 5, traders waited for few days and finally began stepping up c

5 China's thermal coal supply will be guaranteed during Lunar New Year, NDRC 2018-02-12

Thermal coal supply for electricity generation purpose will be guaranteed and power consumption won't be affected during the Lunar New Year holiday, China's top economic planner the National Develo

6 China coastal coal freight rates down to multi-mth low 2018-02-13

Freight rates for shipping coal from northern China ports to the south suffered a sharper decline from the second half of last month, data showed from industry portal sxcoal.com. Historic

7 China's import coal market shows signs of weakening on muted trades 2018-02-13

China's import thermal coal market showed signs of weakening after stabilizing for one week or so, as few Chinese utilities seek the material abroad after domestic power demand dropped significantly b

8 China's natural gas demand soars to historic high in 2017 2018-02-12

China's natural gas consumption created a record high of 235.2 billion cubic meters (bcm) last year, with an increase of 17% or 34 bcm from a year ago, said the country's largest oil and gas producer

9 China Jan power coal price index up 3.89% on month, NDRC 2018-02-14

China's monthly-issued price index of power coal stood at 549.12 yuan/t in January, up 12.93 yuan/t or 2.41% month on month and 20.58 yuan/t or 3.89% year on year, showed data from the National Develo

10 China sets thermal coal ceiling price at N ports to ease coal-power conflict 2018-02-07

The Chinese government recently required coal miners, traders and power plants not to sell or buy the 5,500 Kcal/kg NAR thermal cargoes at above 750 yuan/t FOB northern ports effective February 5, in