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BHP Q2 iron ore output down 9%, flags $600 mln negative impact

2019-01-22 15:48:17 Company,  Production & Sales,  International,  Iron Ore

Global miner BHP Group said on January 22 its second quarter iron ore production fell 9% and flagged a $600 million negative impact d...

Rio Tinto's 2019 iron ore guidance at lower end of forecasts

2019-01-21 16:50:39 Company,  Iron Ore

Global miner Rio Tinto on January 18 logged a slight drop in quarterly iron ore production in December and said it expected to produc...

Dalian iron ore futures rise for 3rd day amid supply concerns

2019-01-16 15:00:55 Viewpoint,  Iron Ore,  futures

China's iron ore futures edged higher on January 16, extending gains for a third straight day as traders assessed the disruption to s...

Rio Tinto calls force majeure on some iron ore shipments after fire in Australia

2019-01-16 14:53:00 Company,  International,  Iron Ore

Rio Tinto said on January 14 it has declared force majeure on iron ore shipments to some customers following a fire at its Cape Lambe...

China's 2018 iron ore imports fall 1 pct, first annual drop since 2010

2019-01-15 08:50:05 Import & Export,  Iron Ore

China's 2018 iron ore imports fell by 1% from the previous year, the first annual decline since 2010, according to data from the Gene...

Dalian iron ore futures fall on anti-smog measures in N China

2019-01-10 13:45:24 Iron Ore,  futures

China's iron ore futures dipped by nearly 1% on January 10, as emergency anti-pollution measures in northern China dampened demand fo...

Dalian iron ore rises for 4th day on restocking demand

2019-01-08 15:25:31 Iron Ore,  futures

Chinese iron ore prices climbed for a fourth session on January 8 after hitting a 10-week peak a day earlier, supported by restocking...

China's Minmetals to buy 2.04 mln T iron ore from Rio Tinto in 2019

2018-12-27 15:35:28 Company,  International,  Iron Ore

China Minmetals Corp will buy 2.04 million tonnes of iron ore from Australian miner Rio Tinto Ltd in 2019, the company said in a fili...

Rio Tinto plans to list Canadian iron ore unit in early 2019

2018-12-25 08:48:40 Company,  International,  Iron Ore

Anglo-Australian miner Rio Tinto is preparing to take its Iron Ore Company of Canada business public in the first half of 2019 by dua...

Anglo American resumes iron ore operations at Minas-Rio

2018-12-24 16:19:22 Company,  Production & Sales,  International,  Iron Ore

Anglo American said on December 21 it was restarting operations at its Minas-Rio iron ore mine in Brazil after months of closure, and...

Rio Tinto, China Baowu in talks to extend Pilbara iron ore JV

2018-12-20 11:21:18 Resource,  International,  Iron Ore

The world's second largest iron ore miner, Rio Tinto and China Baowu Steel Group Corp will negotiate a possible extension of their jo...

First shipment of Fortescue's higher grade iron ore leaves for China

2018-12-17 16:31:02 Resource,  Iron Ore

The first shipment of Fortescue Metals Group's (FMG) new higher grade iron ore left Western Australia on December 17 for Hunan Valin ...

Dalian iron ore futures hit 4-week high on low inventory, restocking demand hopes

2018-12-17 16:25:13 Iron Ore,  futures

China's Dalian iron ore futures rose to a nearly four-week peak on December 17, buoyed by tight supply amid low inventory at ports an...

China Nov iron ore imports fall on poor steel margins

2018-12-10 08:50:00 Import & Export,  Iron Ore

China's iron ore imports fell for a second month in November, customs data showed on December 8, pulled down by waning restocking dem...

Chinese steel, iron ore futures surge over 6% on US-China trade ceasefire

2018-12-03 13:57:00 Iron Ore,  futures

Prices of Chinese steel products and steelmaking ingredients soared more than 6% on December 3 as a trade ceasefire between Beijing a...

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1 China's top 3 provinces contribute 69% of raw coal output in 2018 2019-01-23

Northern China's three largest coal bases produced 68.89% of the country's total raw coal in 2018, almost unchanged as compared to January-November's 69.1%, showed data from the National Bureau of Sta

2 China Coal Daily Track (Jan 23) 2019-01-23

Thermal coal Domestic market Production area In Shaanxi, coal prices climbed further as local supply remained tight amid production suspension at local mines. One miner has raised p

3 Shaanxi's Yulin urges steady coal supply during holiday and "two sessions" 2019-01-23

Yulin city, one major coal hub in northwestern China's Shaanxi province, urged in a notice that local mining companies should ensure steady coal supply during the upcoming Lunar New Year holiday and t

4 Chinese spot thermal coal market cools down; traders caution post-holiday drops 2019-01-23

Chinese spot thermal coal market showed signs of cooling down, as factories are closing with the approaching Lunar New Year holiday and the mine accident effect is also dying down. On Jan

5 China import thermal coal prices at 2-mth high as sentiment heats up 2019-01-23

Prices of overseas thermal coal to be sold to China have climbed to a two-month high lately, as foreign miners stayed bullish on supply shrink and better demand from India, though Chinese buying inter

6 China Shenhua 2018 commercial coal output up 0.4% YoY 2019-01-23

China Shenhua Energy Co., Ltd, a listed arm of China Energy Investment Corporation, produced 296.6 million tonnes of commercial coal in 2018, up 0.4% year on year, the company said in a statement issu

7 China's daily crude steel output up 3.5% over Jan 1-10, CISA 2019-01-23

Daily crude steel output of member companies of the China Iron and Steel Association (CISA) rose 3.53% from the previous ten days to 1.84 million tonnes on average over January 1-10, according to the

8 China coal mine safety further improves last yr; death rate below 0.1 person 2019-01-23

China's coal mine safety further improved in 2018, with deaths per million tonnes of coal produced stood at 0.093 person, falling below 0.1 person for the first time ever and down 12.3% year on year,

9 China's steel industry to face tougher challenges under environmental pressure 2019-01-23

Chinese steel industry is expected to face greater challenges in the country's harsher push to ultra-low emission reforms in 2019, which is aimed to better address air pollution.

10 China coastal coal shipping market slides for over 10 days 2019-01-23

China's coastal coal shipping market has been on the decline for 11 days, dragged by low shipment demand as utilities dwelt on high stockpiles on the whole. The freight for 50,000-60,000

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1 More coal mines ordered to stop production in Shaanxi 2019-01-16

More coal mines are ordered to halt operation for rectification in Yulin city, northwestern China's Shaanxi province after a fatal accident in Shenmu on January 12. Coal mines with blasti

2 China 2018 coal imports up 3.9%, above expectations 2019-01-14

China imported a total 281.23 million tonnes of coal, lignite included, in 2018, customs data showed, failing to meet the government's earlier expectations of controlling at lose to the 2017 level.

3 China's coal remaining reserves & resources exceed 1.6 tln T 2019-01-17

China's remaining reserves & resources of coal reached 1.67 trillion tonnes by the end of 2017, according to a report issued by the Ministry of Natural Resources, up 4.3% from a year ago.

4 Ganqimaodu coal imports up 5.3% YoY in 2018 2019-01-16

Ganqimaodu border crossing in northern China's Inner Mongolia autonomous region imported 18.07 million tonnes of Mongolian coal in 2018, up 5.3% from the year-ago level, showed data from the municipal

5 Weekly global coal market news summary (Jan 14 – Jan 18) 2019-01-18

India's ECL output at 33 mln T during Apr-Dec FY2018-19 Eastern Coalfields Ltd (ECL), a subsidiary of Coal India, said on January 17 it produced 32.9 million tonnes of coal in the first thre

6 Weekly China coal market news summary (Jan 14 – Jan 18) 2019-01-18

China 2018 coal exports slump 39% China exported a total of 4.93 million tonnes of coal in 2018, down 39% from the previous year, showed data from the General Administration of Customs (GAC) on

7 China's "100-Mt coal producer club" expands to 7 in 2018 2019-01-17

Seven Chinese coal mining groups saw their production exceed 100 million tonnes last year, showed data from China National Coal Association, one more than 2017. The seven's combined produ

8 Tangshan enforces emergency measures on heavy pollution 2019-01-18

Tangshan city in northern China's top steelmaking province Hebei issued second-level emergency steps to tackle heavy pollution, the municipal authorities said on January 17. Effective fro

9 China 2018 solar curtailment rate declines to 3%, NEA 2019-01-17

China's solar power electricity could be 97% utilized in 2018, and only 3% of the total generation was idled, showed data from the National Energy Administration, down 2.8 percentage points from a yea

10 Daya Bay nuclear power base sets new record in power generation 2019-01-18

Daya Bay nuclear power base struck a new record in its power generation in 2018, contributing a lot to regional power supplies, Daya Bay Nuclear Power Operations and Management Co., Ltd said recently.

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1 China's spot thermal coal prices may head down as port demand drops 2019-01-09

China's spot thermal coal prices might head down in a short term as the downward spiral of port transaction and sagging demand from end users unleashed bearish sentiments among traders for future mark

2 Will China coal market strengthen after fatal mine accident? 2019-01-15

A severe coal mine accident happened on January 12 has brought Chinese coal industry into spotlight. Strengthened safety inspection will inevitably lead to a reduction of coal output in the short run.

3 China coastal thermal coal market struggles again after brief bounce 2019-01-11

China's coastal thermal coal market lost strength after over one-week rebound, and the rate of decline seemed speeding up along with dwindling demand. On January 10, the Fenwei CCI index

4 Chinese thermal coal lacks strength to keep rising, traders 2019-01-08

Chinese thermal coal prices may lack sustained momentum to go up further, traders said, although cargoes settled and offered at northern ports continued edging up on January 7. This was m

5 Thoughts about Chinese Shenmu coal accident 2019-01-18

One deadly coal mine accident in northwestern China's Shaanxi province on January 12, which took away 21 lives, has shocked the entire market. Beyond sorrow and regret, there are many aspects we sh

6 China's import thermal coal market may cool down, traders 2019-01-10

China's import thermal coal market is likely to cool down after utilities finish their buyings, yet prices may not fluctuate sharply, trade sources said. Some Chinese utilities have issue

7 Newcastle coal price to decline 30% by 2020 2019-01-08

Asia-Pacific benchmark Newcastle coal prices could decline by around 30% by 2020, from 2018 average levels, as Chinese import demand cools, an Australian government report said. The Newca

8 Indonesian coal miners bullish about near-term market 2019-01-17

Indonesian miners were bullish about the thermal coal market in the near future, traders reported, buoyed by Chinese mine accident, rain-induced supply shortage and Indonesian government policy.

9 China spot thermal coal market ends 10-day price rebound 2019-01-10

There are some odds that recent price rebound of thermal coal starting late December may come to end at northern China's Bohai-rim ports, as traders scrambled to sell amid weakening demand before the

10 China's Menghua railway may barely influence near-term coal shipment layout 2019-01-17

China's long-awaited Menghua railway that connects coal production bases with industrial hub in the South is expected to finish construction and open to traffic before October 1 this year at the soone

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