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It's necessary for coal mines to eliminate "night shifts"

2019-04-25 08:35:12 Safety

In a working conference earlier this month, the leader of China's National Coal Mine Safety Administration Huang Yuzhi called for coa...

China pledges to boost coal mine safety

2019-04-15 08:57:19 Safety

The country's top coal mine safety watchdog has pledged to "fundamentally improve" safety by enhancing the quality of workers and pro...

China to encourage construction of efficient coal mines, NDRC

2019-04-09 16:20:43 Safety,  Environmental Protection

China will encourage the construction of a series of efficient coal mines in a short term to optimize structure and promote high-qual...

Shanxi to give no let-up in safety regulations at coal mines

2019-03-29 16:18:32 Policy,  Safety

Coal-rich Shanxi province in northern China vows to give no let-up in safety regulations at coal mines and aims to cap the death rate...

Shaanxi's Yulin approves production resumption for 4th batch of coal mines

2019-03-27 15:06:25 Safety

Yulin municipal energy bureau has given green light to the fourth batch of coal mines to resume operation, the authority said in a no...

China urges stricter coal mine safety checks after chemical plant explosion

2019-03-27 13:10:08 Policy,  Safety

China's State Council urged stricter checks on coal mines and other sectors with safety hazards following a serious explosion at a ch...

China's 1st intelligent large mining height coal face project passes experts' appraisal

2019-03-20 17:35:58 Company,  Safety

China's first intelligent large mining height coal face project in an Inner Mongolia-based coal mine with rock burst risk passed expe...

3 dead, 5 injured in Shanxi coal mine accident

2019-03-18 10:35:39 Safety

A coal mine accident that occurred in Jiexiu of Shanxi in the afternoon of March 14 had led to three deaths and five injured, said th...

3 miners injuired in a coal mine roof-fall accident in Shanxi

2019-03-15 17:03:34 Safety

Three workers were injured by rock falls from roof of a coal mine in Shanxi when they were removing misfires underground on March 14....

Shanxi to complete coal mine rock burst assessment by end-June

2019-03-15 13:22:52 Safety

Shanxi province request coal miners to complete identification and evaluation for rock burst potential in mines by the end of June. ...

Shanxi plans to relocate 4,000 households from geo-disaster-stricken zone

2019-02-28 17:22:54 Safety

Coal-rich Shanxi province in northern China plans to relocate 4,000 rural households this year which suffered most from geographical ...

China strengthens safety precaution in coal mine operation

2019-02-28 08:31:08 Policy,  Safety

National Coal Mine Safety Administration of China issued a notice requesting coal mines to initiatively tackle hidden risks and local...

Shale gas mining halted after quake hits Sichuan

2019-02-26 16:26:35 Safety

Authorities in Rongxian County in southwestern China's Sichuan province have halted shale gas mining, after a magnitude 4.9-earthquak...

Inner Mongolia to launch half-yr coal mine safety checks

2019-02-26 14:47:50 Policy,  Safety

Inner Mongolia autonomous region, a major coal hub in northern China, is to implement its safety checks at coal mines in the first ha...

Impact of Inner Mongolia silver mine accident on coal market should not be magnified

2019-02-25 16:18:14 Viewpoint,  Safety

A fatal accident at a sliver mine in northern China's Inner Mongolia over the weekend has triggered hot discussions about its ripple ...

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1 China import thermal coal further rises as buying spree may emerge 2019-04-25

Overseas thermal coal prices further gained upward momentum after the first rebound a day earlier in Chinese import market, as participants generally foresaw a buying spree from domestic utilities to

2 Coal traders suspend trades amid high cost and weak demand 2019-04-25

Some traders held up on thermal coal sales at northern ports as the cost of shipments have beaten the current sales prices, and utilities have low buying appetites. One Qinhuangdao-based

3 It's necessary for coal mines to eliminate "night shifts" 2019-04-25

In a working conference earlier this month, the leader of China's National Coal Mine Safety Administration Huang Yuzhi called for coal companies to cancel "night shifts" to ensure miners' safety and h

4 Chinese spot thermal coal may regain strength in May, traders 2019-04-25

Chinese spot thermal coal market is expected to regain strength in May, said some traders, in the light of firm prices at production bases, a structural supply shortage and utilities' potential in-adv

5 Chinese coal mines' cost curve and profitability analysis in Mar 2019-04-24

Profitability of Chinese coal mines strengthened in March, showed monitoring data from industry portal on major thermal coal and coking coal mining areas in northern production provinces.

6 China Coal Q1 net profit up 10.7% YoY 2019-04-24

China Coal Energy Co., Ltd, listed arm of China National Coal Group, reaped a net profit of 1.54 billion yuan ($229 million) in the first quarter ended March 31, increasing 10.7% from the previous yea

7 China Coal Daily Track (Apr 24) 2019-04-24

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8 Coal trading remains dull at N China ports despite price fall 2019-04-24

Thermal coal trading remained sluggish at northern China ports even after traders lowered offer prices. Unlike low-sulfur coal, of which a few deals were concluded, high-sulfur cargoes were hard to fi

9 China coal importers optimistic on expectation of new tenders 2019-04-24

Traders' mood improved for Chinese import thermal coal market amid expectation of a new round of tender invitations by several large coastal utilities in late April. Prices of some therma

10 China churns out 1,266 TWh of thermal power in Q1, Shandong tops 2019-04-24

China churned out 1,265.8 TWh of thermal power in the first quarter this year, rising 2% from the preceding year, showed data from the National Bureau of Statistics (NBS) lately. The Marc

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1 Mongolia coal exports surge 15 pct in Q1 after China Australia ban 2019-04-15

Mongolia's coal exports rose 15% on the year to 7.8 million tonnes in the first quarter, according to official data published on April 15, with the country benefiting from customs delays impeding impo

2 S. Korea Mar thermal coal imports hit at least 7-yr low 2019-04-15

South Korea's thermal coal imports (including bituminous and sub-bituminous coal) slumped to at least a seven-year low, at 6.05 million tonnes in March, plunging 32.09% from a year ago and 26.68% from

3 Weekly global coal market news summary (Apr 15 – Apr 19) 2019-04-19

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4 Weekly China coal market news summary (Apr 15 – Apr 19) 2019-04-19

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5 China Mar raw coal output up 2.7% YoY, NBS 2019-04-17

China's raw coal output rose 2.7% year on year to 298.35 million tonnes in March, showed data from the National Bureau of Statistics (NBS) on April 17. Daily raw coal output in March stoo

6 China's Mar crude steel output up 10% YoY 2019-04-17

China's crude steel production rose 10% on the year to 80.33 million tonnes in March, showed data from the National Bureau of Statistics (NBS) on April 17. Daily crude steel production av

7 China's Mar power generation up 5.4% on yr 2019-04-17

China generated 569.8 TWh of electricity in March, up 5.4% from a year earlier, showed data from the National Bureau of Statistics (NBS) on April 17. The growth rate was 2.5 percen

8 Coal India to ask power plants to cut coal imports 2019-04-19

Surge in coal imports has now forced Coal India Ltd (CIL) to start meeting power producers individually from today and find ways to help them reduce their dependence on imports. "ln order

9 China Mar thermal coal imports halve YoY 2019-04-23

China's imports of thermal coal (bituminous and sub-bituminous coal) slumped 45.77% year on year to 6.79 million tonnes in March, showed data from the General Administration of Customs on April 23.

10 China Coal Mar commercial coal production & sales surge YoY 2019-04-16

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1 China's coking coal prices to remain high in 2019, Fenwei 2019-04-12

Prices of coking coal, especially premium hard coking coal, are likely to remain at high levels in China this year, predicted Sarah Liu, vice president of Fenwei Energy Information Services, at the 9t

2 China's spot thermal coal outlook dims on weak demand 2019-04-15

Participants were broadly pessimistic for China's spot thermal coal prices in the coming weeks. Some believed there lacks a firm strength for further pickups while some others anticipated a fallback.

3 Australian thermal coal ticks up on increased buying from Chinese traders 2019-04-11

Chinese traders' buying sentiment heated up for Australian thermal coal, as they eye a supply gap of premium quality coal – mainly grades with high calorific value and low sulfur content – in domestic

4 Australian thermal coal firms up; Indonesian coal stable 2019-04-12

Australian premium thermal coal has regained popularity in Chinese seaborne import market since it hit a two-year-plus low on March 25, despite that buying demand was mainly from traders for speculati

5 Demand for premium coke expected to rise in China, CISA official 2019-04-11

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6 China Coal Daily Track (Apr 11) 2019-04-11

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7 China thermal coal market range-bound; wait-and-see sentiment lingers 2019-04-17

Thermal coal market held range-bound at northern China ports, with provisional declines occurring in the past couple of days following over one week's uptick. On April 16, the Fenwei CCI

8 Australian coal clearance delays may drag on amid China's stricter policy, sources 2019-04-10

It was presumed that Australian coal would take the hardest hit in the rest months of this year after some reliable sources revealed China looks to cap 2019 total coal imports at the 2018-level in an

9 Chinese traders hold up thermal coal offers for clearer sign 2019-04-16

Lots of Chinese traders stopped giving offers for thermal coal at northern ports at the start of this week, awaiting some clearer signs of the future direction. These suppliers that have

10 China Mar power coal price index down 8.47% YoY 2019-04-17

China's monthly-issued price index of power coal registered a year-on-year decline of 8.47% in March, which was also 2.16% lower compared with the month-ago level, showed data from the state planner o

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