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Jixi cuts 3.54 mln T excess coal capacity

2018-11-14 10:51:00 Environmental Protection

With the shutdown of Xinzhou coal mine in Jixi city of northeastern China's Heilongjiang province, the city has closed 59 small-sized...

Beijing's 31 suburban heating centers provide clean heating

2018-11-14 08:43:00 Environmental Protection,  Thermal Power

Beginning this winter, all the heating centers in suburban Beijing will start to supply clean heating to Beijing residents. ...

Australian state looks to beef up grid for solar, wind power

2018-11-13 09:11:00 Policy,  Environmental Protection,  International

Australia's most populous state of New South Wales outlined plans on November 12 to speed development of A$2.6 billion ($1.9 billion)...

Japanese steelmakers feel the heat as world shuns coal

2018-11-07 17:13:00 Viewpoint,  Environmental Protection,  International

The global trend away from coal has reached the steel industry, presenting a stark challenge for Japanese companies that rely on powe...

South Korea to cap operations of coal and oil power plants due to air pollution

2018-11-07 16:54:00 Environmental Protection,  International

South Korea will cap operations of some coal and oil-fired power plants at 80% for the first time as most cities including its capita...

China, Ukraine strengthen cooperation in renewable energy

2018-11-07 13:35:00 Environmental Protection,  International

The National Energy Administration of the People's Republic of China and the State Agency on Energy Efficiency and Energy Saving of U...

Britain's renewable electricity capacity overtakes fossil fuels

2018-11-07 13:17:00 Environmental Protection,  International

Britain's renewable electricity capacity has overtaken that of fossil fuel generators such as gas and coal for the first time, a repo...

TISCO to wean off truck coal shipment this yr

2018-11-05 15:20:00 Environmental Protection,  Inland Shipment

Taiyuan Iron and Steel (Group) Co., Ltd, a leading stainless steel maker in northern China's Shanxi province, is about to wean off tr...

NE China cuts gas emissions during winter heating season

2018-11-05 08:59:00 Environmental Protection

The winter heating season in 2018 started on November 1 in China's northeastern province of Liaoning. While keeping people warm, loca...

Coal city Datong sets up no coal zone in N China

2018-11-05 08:49:00 Environmental Protection

Datong, one of the coal cities located in northern China, has launched a complete ban on coal use in its urban area starting from the...

Ordos tech zone finds investment in Wuxi

2018-11-02 08:32:00 Environmental Protection,  Others

A conference aimed at attracting investment from the Yangtze River Delta Region to the city of Ordos in Inner Mongolia autonomous r...

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 ...

Henan to cut 1.2 Mt 'San Coal' consumption this winter

2018-11-01 14:18:00 Environmental Protection

Central China's Henan province plans to cut consumption of scattered coal, also known as ''San Coal'' by 1.2 million tonnes this wint...

Tangshan to weed out zombie steel enterprises before yr end

2018-11-01 09:38:00 Policy,  Environmental Protection

Tangshan city in northern China's Hebei province targeted to clear out "zombie enterprises" – inefficient and loss-making companies –...

Chemists make clean fuel breakthrough

2018-11-01 08:31:00 General,  Viewpoint,  Environmental Protection

Scientists are now one step closer to finding an efficient way to convert waste carbon dioxide into clean fuel following a breakthr...

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1 S. Korea Oct met. coal imports down 4% YoY 2018-11-14

South Korea imported 2.56 million tonnes of metallurgical coal (including coking coal and PCI coal) in October, down 4.07% year on year and 18.28% month on month, according to the latest customs data.

2 China Coal Daily Track (Nov 14) 2018-11-14

Thermal coal Domestic market Production area Coal prices face downward pressure in Yulin city of Shaanxi, as the number of trucks for coal loading decreased recently and stocks started g

3 Chinese authorities may issue new policies on import coal 2018-11-14

China's top economy planner the National Development and Reform Commission (NDRC) and other relevant departments would talk about import coal issue in a meeting on November 14's afternoon in Jiangsu p

4 China Oct steel production hits 4-yr high 2018-11-14

China's crude steel production hit a new high in October since at least May, 2014, rising for a third straight month as mills rushed to churn out products to chase profits ahead of winter output

5 Chinese domestic coal market falls to new low since Oct 2018-11-14

Chinese spot thermal coal prices have declined to new lows since October at Bohai-rim ports, according to Fewnwei's CCI index. As of November 13, CCI index for spot 5,500 Kcal/kg NAR coal

6 Chinese thermal coal prices fall at faster speed as demand dulls 2018-11-14

Offer prices of Chinese spot thermal coal continued falling at a faster speed at the northern ports, as traders found it hard to make deals amid waning demand of the downstream buyers. Th

7 China import thermal coal outlook divided 2018-11-14

Chinese traders were generally pessimistic about the near-term import thermal coal market, while foreign miners betted on a small rebound since mid- or late December. Currently import coa

8 China Coal Daily Track (Nov 13) 2018-11-13

Thermal coal Domestic market Production area Some coal miners in Yuyang district, Yulin city, Shaanxi province saw stocks start growing as demand of coking plants in Shanxi decrea

9 Chinese thermal coal traders start dumping inventories; buyers still on the sidelines 2018-11-13

Chinese thermal coal traders started dumping their stockpiles at northern ports at the beginning of this week, but buyers seemed still not so interested given the low transactions. There

10 Miners optimistic on China's coal import in late Dec despite current weakness 2018-11-13

Lots of foreign miners are optimistic about China's thermal coal import demand in late December and January, though sluggishness has extended for more than a month and may continue in the days ahead.

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1 CHN Energy ups Nov term contract coal prices by 13-18 yuan/t, sources 2018-11-06

China Energy Investment Corporation, also known as CHN Energy, raised its monthly contract prices of thermal coal for November delivery, market sources said, the third straight upward adjustment.

2 Australia state to roll out new mine rehabilitation rules 2018-11-09

Australia's Queensland state is set to unveil proposed resource regulations next week that will require miners to pay into an "insurance fund" for the remediation of old mines. The regula

3 Weekly China coal market news summary (Nov 5- Nov 9) 2018-11-09

Mongolia plans coal rail link to China by 2021, official Mongolia aims to complete a railway from its Tavan Tolgoi coal project to the Chinese border by 2021, a Mongolian official told Reuter

4 Indonesia hauling ban could paralyze South Sumatra coal mining 2018-11-08

Indonesia's South Sumatra province plans to ban coal transporters from using public roads from November 8, an industry association said, in a move estimated to cut the province's annual coal sales by

5 Indonesia's Nov HBA thermal coal price down 2.96% MoM to $97.9/t 2018-11-06

Indonesia's Ministry of Energy and Mineral Resources has set its November thermal coal reference price, also known as Harga Batubara Acuan or HBA, at $97.9/t, dropping 2.96% month on month, but up 3.2

6 Weekly global coal market news summary (Nov 5- Nov 9) 2018-11-09

Indonesia hauling ban could paralyze South Sumatra coal mining Indonesia's South Sumatra province plans to ban coal transporters from using public roads from November 8, an industry associati

7 Russia's largest coal port hikes exports 6% on yr 2018-11-07

Russia's largest coal terminal at Vostochny exported 20.4 million tonnes of coal over January-October, around 6% higher from the preceding year, amid strong Asian demand, data showed from Russian port

8 Key Indian ports' Oct coal imports hit a 9-mth high 2018-11-09

Indian's 12 major state-owned ports handled 14.87 million tonnes of coal imports in October, up 24.49% from 11.95 million tonnes in the same period last year, latest data from Indian Ports Association

9 Mongolia plans coal rail link to China by 2021, official 2018-11-08

Mongolia aims to complete a railway from its Tavan Tolgoi coal project to the Chinese border by 2021, a Mongolian official told Reuters on November 8. The rail link from Tavan Tolgoi woul

10 Yancoal Australia signs 3-million coal sale agreement with China Huaneng 2018-11-09

Yancoal Australia Co., Ltd. has signed a sale agreement of three million-tonne Australian coal with China Huaneng Fuel Co., Ltd. at China International Import Expo (CIIE), the first import-dedicated g

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1 China's coal market may see slight pickup in heating season 2018-11-05

China's thermal coal prices are like to embrace slight pickup in the heating season which generally has started from November 1 in northern regions, insiders said. Thermal coal market has

2 China coking coal and coke markets in bullish near-term outlook 2018-10-31

The near-term prospect remains bright for China's coking coal and coke markets, fueled by an array of supportive factors including supply crunch. Coking coal supply has been quite tight i

3 China coke price near historical high; further rising momentum remains 2018-11-06

China's coke price has climbed to a level close to the all-time high reached during the financial crisis in 2008. Further upward strength is expected to continue in the coke market, buoyed by winter r

4 China coke market likely to further rise on low stocks 2018-11-01

Coke producers in China have proposed price rise of another 100 yuan/t for the third round since early October , as coke stocks remained low at both coking and steel plants. One Xinzhou-b

5 China Coal Daily Track (Oct 31) 2018-10-31

Thermal coal Domestic market Production area Prices generally edged up 10 yuan/t in Yuyang districy of Shaanxi, as output decreased amid stringent environmental crackdowns and sales wer

6 Chinese thermal coal traders firm up prices as sentiment improves 2018-11-02

Chinese thermal coal traders have become firmer in upholding their offer prices after the spot market picked up from a consecutive decrease that lasted for more than a week. One trader ba

7 China's import coal market weakness likely to extend as demand stagnates 2018-11-01

Weakness in China's import thermal coal market is likely to extend after lasting for over a month, as utilities' buying demand continues to stagnate and traders tend to shun import trades to dodge ris

8 Strategic opportunity & prospect for Sino-Mongolia cooperation on coal, Fenwei president 2018-11-08

The Sino-Mongolia Mining Forum, hosted by Aluminum Corporation of China Limited and undertaken by China Aluminum International Trading Co., Ltd, was held in Shanghai on November 8. During the meeting,

9 China Coal Daily Track (Nov 2) 2018-11-02

Thermal coal Domestic market Production area Coal prices increased by 5-10 yuan/t again at some mines in Yulin city, Shaanxi province where trucks were waiting in lines for coal load

10 China faces power supply risks as coal-fired capacity growth slows 2018-11-02

China added less coal-fired power capacity in the first nine months of the year than in the same period of 2017, and that could crimp electricity supply during peak periods of the coming winter, the c