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Japan's Marubeni to halve coal-fired power capacity by 2030

2018-09-18 14:42:00 Environmental Protection,  International

Japanese trading house Marubeni Corp said on September 18 it would halve its net coal-fired power generating capacity of about 3 giga...

Green coal, by-products power clean energy drive, NEA

2018-09-18 09:31:00 Environmental Protection,  Others

China has become the world's largest producer of electricity based on low-carbon coal. The country will continue to promote efficie...

Chongqing Fuling shale gas sale exceeds 4 bln cu m

2018-09-17 14:51:00 Production & Sales,  Environmental Protection,  Others

Sinopec Chongqing Fuling Shale Gas Exploration & Development Co., China's leading shale gas producer located in southwestern Chon...

Taiyuan holds Energy Low-Carbon Development Forum

2018-09-17 11:27:00 General,  Environmental Protection,  Others

North China's Shanxi province will host the Taiyuan Energy Low-Carbon Development Forum from September 16 to 18, aiming to further ...

Germany's RWE says too early to exit coal in 2035

2018-09-17 09:23:00 Company,  Environmental Protection,  International

German utility RWE, its works council and trade unions say they oppose plans to end coal-fired power generation in Germany around 203...

Jiangsu to phase out 18-24 Mtpa of surplus coal capacity this yr

2018-09-14 09:07:00 Environmental Protection

Eastern China's Jiangsu province planned to cut 18-20 million tonnes per annum (Mtpa) of backward coal capacity in 2018, reported X...

China mulls reducing diesel trucks to improve air quality

2018-09-13 17:57:00 Environmental Protection

China is drawing up a plan to replace 1 million heavy-duty diesel trucks – 20% of the total – with ones powered by cleaner fuel, Reut...

Clean energy heating to reach 50% in Inner Mongolia by 2019

2018-09-13 15:39:00 Environmental Protection

Inner Mongolia in northern China aims to promote the use of clean energy in winter heating, which is hopefully to account for 50% in ...

Hebei to strengthen control of "Sanmei" amid clean sky drive

2018-09-13 11:04:00 Policy,  Environmental Protection

Hebei province in northern China will work to better monitor and control the use of inferior-quality "Sanmei" mainly for heating in...

China reinforces renewable energy commitment with significant European wind investments

2018-09-13 08:48:00 Environmental Protection,  International,  Wind

China has traditionally focused more on developing coal and hydroelectric power, which provide relatively constant output, instead of...

Hebei orders steel mills to relocate in China's anti-smog drive

2018-09-11 15:13:00 Environmental Protection

Hebei, China's top steelmaking province, ordered mills in almost a dozen of its smoggiest cities to shut, move to one of four industr...

Altay Prefecture to phase out 400,000 T of surplus iron capacity before Oct

2018-09-07 11:59:00 Policy,  Environmental Protection

Altay Prefecture in China's Xinjiang Uygur Autonomous region planned to eliminate 400,000 tonnes of surplus iron capacity before Sep...

China steelmaker closed again after flouting order to halt

2018-09-03 08:50:00 Policy,  Environmental Protection

A steelmaker in eastern China has been shut for a second time and local authorities reprimanded after the company resumed production ...

China's rush to dump coal for gas is modified to avoid repeat of winter heating crisis

2018-08-30 08:33:00 Environmental Protection

China will make sure it has enough natural gas before forcing more residents to stop using coal for heating this winter, state media ...

Xiongan to run on 100% clean power

2018-08-28 13:38:00 Environmental Protection

Xiongan New Area in Hebei province - a State-level economic zone set up last year to reduce Beijing's non-capital functions - is ai...

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1 Australian miner New Hope says coal prices to push higher 2018-09-18

Australian miner New Hope Corp on September 18 said thermal coal prices would push higher in coming months, extending a rise that helped boost its profits in the last financial year. The

2 Dozens of miners raised coal prices by 5-15 yuan/t in Shaanxi's Yulin 2018-09-18

Dozens of miners were synchronously raising coal prices in Yulin city since September 16, northwestern China's Shaanxi province, backed by robust pre-winter restocking in Northeastern China.

3 Guangdong ports halt coal operation during typhoon hit 2018-09-18

Ports in all major areas of Southern China's Guangdong have also been temporarily suspended during the super typhoon "Mangkhut" arrival. The No. 22 typhoon of this year made landfall on t

4 China Coal Daily Track (Sep 18) 2018-09-18

Thermal coal Domestic market Thermal coal prices edged down 10-20 yuan/t in Yuyang district of Yulin city, Shaanxi province, due to fewer trucks coming to mines for loading; prices wer

5 China Coal Energy Aug PE output inches up but sales down 2018-09-18

China Coal Energy Co., Ltd., one listed arm of China National Coal Group, produced 67,000 tonnes of polyethylene (PE) in August, up 6.3% year on year, said the company in a statement on September 14.

6 China Coal Energy Aug coal output edges up on yr to 6.54 Mt 2018-09-18

China Coal Energy Co., Ltd., one listed subsidiary of China National Coal Group, produced 6.54 million tonnes of coal in August, edging up 0.8% from a year ago, said the company in a report on S

7 Indonesian coal price remains steady, trades sparse 2018-09-18

Indonesian thermal coal prices held steady at the beginning of this week, with offers of low-CV coals to Chinese buyers almost unchanged from late last week. The market looked quite lukew

8 QHD coal stocks rise amid restrictions on outbound shipment 2018-09-18

Coal stocks at China's leading transfer port of Qinhuangdao edged higher, as outbound shipment has been limited by local government authorities for environmental purpose, traders said. Da

9 Weekly China met. coke market analysis and forecast 2018-09-18

With some coke producers starting to accept the drop of purchase price for metallurgical coke proposed by steel mills in Hebei and Shandong last week, the feast for Chinese coke market came to an en

10 Weekly China thermal coal market analysis and forecast 2018-09-18

Spot prices of thermal coal were generally on a gentle upward track at northern China ports in the week ending September 17, supported by resilient purchase by some industrial plants and higher delive

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1 China's Aug coal imports rise 13.49% on yr 2018-09-10

China's coal imports climbed by 13.49% from a year earlier to 28.68 million tonnes in August, showed data from the General Administration of Customs (GAC) on September 8. The impo

2 China Aug coal exports skyrocket 710% on yr 2018-09-10

China's coal exports reached 486,000 tonnes in August, surging 710% on the year and 14.35% on the month, showed data released by the General Administration of Customs on September 8.

3 China mulls flexible output curbs in heavy industries this winter, sources 2018-09-13

China is considering allowing its northern provinces to decide individual output cuts by heavy industries including steel to rein in emissions during the winter, sources said. This

4 Power plants set to retire by 2032 consumed 10% of U.S. coal in H1 2018-09-10

Of the 330.6 million tonnes of coal produced from eight U.S. coal regions in the first half 2018, at least 33.6 million tonnes, or 10.2%, was delivered to U.S. power plants that are scheduled to retir

5 Qatargas agrees on 22-year LNG supply deal with China 2018-09-11

Qatargas said on September 10 that it had agreed on a 22-year deal with PetroChina International Co, a unit of PetroChina Co, to supply China with around 3.4 million tonnes of liquefied natural gas (L

6 China may officially roll out 2018-19 air pollution control plan before Oct, sources 2018-09-14

China may officially roll out 2018-19 air pollution control plan targeting major northern cities before October, sources reported. Such a plan is still in the making and has yet to

7 CIL, SCCL offer power firms option to swap fuel sources 2018-09-11

Coal India (CIL) and Singareni Collieries Company (SCCL) are offering independent power producers the option of swapping their sources of fuel supply to cut the cost of transportation and generation.

8 China's Aug iron ore imports slip as smog curbs hit steel mills 2018-09-11

China's imports of steelmaking raw material iron ore fell slightly in August from the previous month, showed customs data, hit by output curbs on steel mills as the government battles pollution.

9 China Aug gas imports up 37.3pct YoY on surging demand 2018-09-10

China saw its natural gas imports ramp up 37.3% on the year and 5.3% on the month to 7.77 million tonnes in August, showed customs data released on September 8. The demand from the world'

10 Australian coal exports hit record high on strong demand in Asia 2018-09-12

Australian Bureau of Statistics' (ABS) data released on September 11 revealed that the value of thermal coal exports rose 14% in July to 2.45 billion Australian dollars (1.74 billion U.S. dollars).

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1 China makes great strides in coal industry, official 2018-09-04

China has made great strides in the coal industry and tremendous changes have taken place in the past 40 years since the reform and opening-up, said one official with the China National Coal Associati

2 China's seaborne coal freight rates stabilizing following declines 2018-09-07

China's seaborne coal freight rates are stabilizing these days following declines, and a growing number of cargoes needed to be shipped from September 4 amid increased demand. Besides, shipping

3 Chinese traders concern about near-term import coal market despite price recovery 2018-09-03

Chinese traders are not so optimistic about the import thermal coal market in spite of a recent recovery in prices driven by stabilizing domestic market. One trader reported he signed a d

4 Chinese coal traders stick to firm offers despite weakening market sentiment 2018-09-03

Traders engaged in thermal coal business at China's Bohai-rim ports stuck to their offer prices, in spite of a downtrend amid tepid buying demand from coal-fired power plants late last week.

5 High cost props up coal prices at N Chinese ports 2018-09-11

Chinese thermal coal market gained strength at the beginning of this week from stiff prices at production areas, which, plus transport fees, pushed coal prices up at northern ports. The m

6 China's spot coal market softens after large miner's contract price cuts 2018-09-04

China's spot thermal coal market softened slightly on September 3, as bearish sentiment was growing quickly after China National Investment Corporation (CHN Energy) lowered its monthly term contract p

7 Import coal still lacks strength in China; import restriction yet to be relaxed 2018-09-04

Although the global coal prices have moved up, Chinese buyers remained prudent toward import thermal coal this week, affected by import restriction policy, poor demand from utilities and other factors

8 China import thermal coal prices steadily rise to track domestic upturn 2018-09-10

Prices of import thermal coal offered to Chinese buyers continued to inch up late last week, aligning with recent upturns in China's domestic market. The uptick seen in Indonesian coal wa

9 Chinese thermal coal market in stalemate; traders bet on pre-winter restocking 2018-09-05

Chinese spot thermal coal market was largely stable at Bohai-rim ports following a slight retreat a day earlier, as optimistic traders held prices firm on pre-winter utility restocking while buyers re

10 Weekly China thermal coal market analysis and forecast 2018-09-04

Spot prices of thermal coal again trended down at northern China ports late last week after a short-lived rebound that lasted one week or so, dragged mainly by weaker utility purchase. Yet coal market