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Poland Aug power output down 5%, coal production down 9% YoY

2020-09-21 09:39:05 Policy,  International,  Thermal Power sxcoal.com

Poland's net power generation fell by 4.9% year on year to 12.12 TWh in August, primarily due to a 9.2% year-on-year drop in hard coa...

Shanxi to conduct 1-1/2 month safety checks on coking industry

2020-09-18 15:59:02 Policy,  Safety sxcoal.com

Shanxi, the largest cokemaking province China, urged safety inspections on coke firms across the province, following two accidents in...

Shaanxi to conduct half-month safety checks at coal mines

2020-09-16 14:33:52 Policy,  Production & Sales,  Thermal Coal sxcoal.com

Shaanxi, a major coal production province in Northwest China, decided to conduct safety checks at coal mines over September 14-30, sa...

China gives approval on 3 new coal projects in Xinjiang

2020-09-16 11:30:04 Policy sxcoal.com

China's National Energy Administration (NEA) greenlit three new coal mine projects in Xinjiang Uygur autonomous region, according to ...

China to build 1st GW-level lignite power plant in Inner Mongolia

2020-09-11 14:44:58 Policy,  Production & Sales,  Thermal Power sxcoal.com

Xuzhou Coal Mining Group is set to build a lignite-fired power plant in Inner Mongolia, after the Wulagai 2X1 GW project was official...

China to conduct safety inspections on coal mines this mth

2020-09-08 10:50:55 Policy,  Safety sxcoal.com

China's Coal Mine Safety Administration will conduct safe checks on coal mines in 11 major production provinces later this month in a...

Poland's energy restructuring plan will accelerate its de-coal process

2020-08-31 11:51:20 General,  Policy,  International,  Thermal Coal,  Thermal Power,  Solar sxcoal.com

Poland may get rid of coal by 2035 based on an analysis of the latest restructuring plan of its energy sector, Greenpeace said. ...

China plans for power system integration, paving way for decarbonisation

2020-08-28 17:38:36 Policy sxcoal.com

China plans to strengthen integration of traditional and new energies as a way to deepen decarbonisation and optimize energy mix in t...

China stresses push for long-term coal contract

2020-08-28 14:12:00 Policy,  Production & Sales sxcoal.com

China's National Development and Reform Commission has again pushed miners and users to sign long-term contracts for 2021, and underl...

Yunnan to control coal mine numbers within 200 by end-2020

2020-08-28 09:38:24 General,  Policy sxcoal.com

Yunnan is expected to reduce the number of its coal mines within 200, and the number of coal firms will not exceed 30 by the end of 2...

India Coal Ministry approves CIL's 100% coal supply to thermal power plants

2020-08-26 14:47:23 Policy,  Company,  International,  Thermal Coal sxcoal.com

As coal inventories continue accumulating at Coal India Limited (CIL), the Coal Ministry of India has approved CIL's plan to supply 1...

Rumors roar again on loosening curbs on coal imports

2020-08-25 17:25:43 Policy,  Import & Export sxcoal.com

Since August, rumors have never stopped that Chinese authorities will grant new quotas for coal imports. For end users who have run o...

Daily coal imports via Ganqimaodu hit yr-to-date high

2020-08-25 14:19:58 Policy,  Import & Export,  Inland Shipment sxcoal.com

China imported 115,200 tonnes of coal via Ganqimaodu border crossing on August 18, recording 1,980 vehicle entries and exits, both of...

China Jul coal imports via Ganqimaodu reach 1.16 Mt

2020-08-21 15:16:11 Policy,  Import & Export,  Inland Shipment sxcoal.com

China imported a total of 1.16 million tonnes of Mongolian coal through Ganqimaodu border crossing in July, tumbling by 32.73% year o...

Shaanxi 2020 wind and photovoltaic power grid parity projects ranks ninth in China

2020-08-14 11:33:41 Policy,  Wind,  Solar sxcoal.com

Wind and photovoltaic power grid parity project scale of the northwestern China's Shaanxi province reaches 2.05 GW this year, account...

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1 One person dead at a Shanxi coal mine 2020-09-21

One person was killed after being crushed by a single hydraulic prop at a coal mining face of a Shanxi-based mine at 21:15 on September 15, Anyuan Coal Industry Group Co., Ltd. announced on September

2 Australian thermal coal offers jump amid Chinese purchases 2020-09-18

Australian thermal coal offer prices continued with a rapid increase on the back of increased purchases from Chinese buyers. High-ash 5,500 Kcal/kg NAR thermal coal for November and Decem

3 Wait-and-see sentiment prevails in China's thermal coal market 2020-09-18

Chinese thermal coal market participants intended not to take positions temporarily amid lack of clarity on import quotas and guidance that may come from a meeting summoned by the nation's top economi

4 China met coal extends strength, but upside may be capped 2020-09-18

China's metallurgical coal market extended strength at major production bases late this week, and prices of multiple coal grades are likely to climb higher or hold steady in the near term.

5 Weekly global coal market news summary (Sep 14-Sep 18) 2020-09-18

China, Mongolia to build three more cross-border rail lines The governments of China and Mongolia will work to build three more cross-border rail lines, in an effort to expand Mongolia's expo

6 Weekly China coal market news summary (Sep 14-Sep 18) 2020-09-18

China's Aug raw coal production rises 2.48% on mth China produced 325.81 million tonnes of raw coal in August, growing 2.48% from in July, showed the latest data from the National Bure...

7 China Coal Daily Track (Sep 18) 2020-09-18

Thermal coal Production area All preparation plants in Yuyang district, Yulin, Shaanxi province was temporarily shut down and banned to buy coal yesterday. The time when their operation cou

8 China to subsidize newly-added biomass power plants, totaling 1.5 bln yuan 2020-09-18

China issued an action plan to subsidize newly-commissioned biomass power plants in order to boost development of the renewable sector and reduce emissions. The central government will ap

9 Shaanxi's Yuyang orders halt at all coal washing plants for inspection 2020-09-18

Authorities in Yuyang district of Shaanxi province ordered all the local coal washing plants to stop receiving coal while taking back all the coal quotas in the noon of September 17 until passing insp

10 India Q2 thermal coal imports slump 41.5% on yr 2020-09-18

India's thermal coal imports in the second quarter declined 41.5% from the same period a year earlier, as power demand was heavily hit during the COVID-19 epidemic. Some participants predicted India's

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1 China's Aug raw coal production rises 2.48% on mth 2020-09-15

China produced 325.81 million tonnes of raw coal in August, growing 2.48% from in July, showed the latest data from the National Bureau of Statistics (NBS) on September 15. The August raw

2 North Queensland Aug coal exports rebound from 1-1/2 yr low 2020-09-14

Coal exports from three terminals of North Queensland in Australia were back above 10 million tonnes in August after hitting the 18-month low in July, showed the latest data from North Queensland Bulk

3 Shaanxi to conduct half-month safety checks at coal mines 2020-09-16

Shaanxi, a major coal production province in Northwest China, decided to conduct safety checks at coal mines over September 14-30, said the provincial safety watchdog in a recent notice.

4 China, Mongolia to build three more cross-border rail lines 2020-09-18

The governments of China and Mongolia will work to build three more cross-border rail lines, in an effort to expand Mongolia's exports of mineral products and cross-border cargo transport, Mongolian m

5 China gives approval on 3 new coal projects in Xinjiang 2020-09-16

China's National Energy Administration (NEA) greenlit three new coal mine projects in Xinjiang Uygur autonomous region, according to a document issued on September 15, following the approval of anothe

6 China industrial sector power use gains further momentum in Aug 2020-09-16

Power consumption in China's industrial sector climbed at a faster speed in August, in a sign that industrial activities in the world's second-largest economy further gained steam. Total

7 China Shenhua Aug commercial coal output up 2.1% YoY 2020-09-16

Commercial coal output of China Shenhua Energy Co., Ltd., a listed arm of China Energy Investment Corp., grew 2.1% from a year ago and 0.84% month on month to 23.9 million tonnes in August, the compan

8 China's Aug coke production grows 2.9% YoY, NBS 2020-09-15

China registered a yearly growth of 2.9% in coke production to 41.28 million tonnes in August, with the increase expanding by 2.6 percentage points from July, showed data from the National Bureau of S

9 Vietnam Aug coal import rises 16.6% on mth 2020-09-16

Vietnam's coal imports reversed a two-month decline in August, rising 16.6% from July to 5.13 million tonnes, showed preliminary data from the Vietnam customs authority. The August import

10 S Korea Aug thermal coal import falls 18.42% on yr 2020-09-16

South Korea's imports of thermal coal (bituminous and sub-bituminous coals) fell 18.42% from the year-ago level and 13.6% from July to 7.44 million tonnes in August, according to South Korean customs

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1 Will China's coal imports this year exceed 300 Mt? 2020-09-10

With continuously strict curbs on coal imports, the inflow volume has been controlled well in the world's top coal import country. Are there any chances that the annual imports this year can break thr

2 China's thermal coal market sizzling on short supply, more inquiries 2020-09-08

Spot thermal coal market became sizzling at northern China ports, with more inquiries from buyers and higher bullishness for the near-term prices on the back of supply shortage. The short

3 Indonesian thermal coal prices tick up amid post-monsoon restocking in India 2020-09-07

Indonesian thermal coal prices started to pick up after being stable for almost two weeks, driven by rising demand from Indian buyers who are preparing operation after the rainy season, sources said.

4 Chinese seaborne import coal market extends weakness 2020-09-08

China has been trying to prioritize domestic coal usage while reining in coal imports for months this year, extending weakness in seaborne import coal market. Data from the General Admini

5 Daqin Oct railway maintenance longer than usual, fueling coal shortfall worry 2020-09-09

Daqin railway, a leading coal-dedicated rail line transporting cargoes to northern China ports, was scheduled to undergo autumn maintenance over October 10-November 2 this year, according to market so

6 Chinese inquiries pick up for front-mth seaborne thermal coal 2020-09-09

Some Chinese buyers were beginning to inquiry seaborne thermal coal cargoes with laycans of October and November, following rapid increase in domestic prices this week, traders said on September 9.

7 Indonesian thermal coal edges up on bullish sentiment 2020-09-11

Offer prices of Indonesian thermal coal picked up mildly in the Chinese seaborne import market on September 11, as sentiment improved following state-owned generator Huaneng Group's tender for Novembe

8 Chinese thermal coal traders hold back on sales on strong rebounds 2020-09-09

Thermal coal traders at China's Bohai-rim ports intended to hold back on sales in the wake of strong rebounds since this week, potentially intensifying current structural shortage caused by limited pr

9 Chinese coking coal producers poised to lift prices after coke gains strength 2020-09-08

Some coking coal mines and independent washing plants were ready to raise selling prices, following the downstream coke market have generally realized the second round of price increase.

10 Haoji railway: the world's longest coal dedicated line only 10% utilized 2020-09-09

China's Haoji railway, the world's longest coal dedicated line, lately issued its report card on operation in the first half of 2020: a total of 9.76 million tonnes of coal shipment. Comm