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Holiday Notice - National Day

2019-09-30 19:35:29 Others sxcoal.com

Please kindly note that we will be on holidays from Tuesday October 1 to Monday October 7 for the National Day celebration. ...

China Aug cement production rises 5.1% YoY

2019-09-16 17:33:02 Production & Sales,  Others sxcoal.com

China produced a total 210.18 million tonnes of cement in August, rising 5.1% year on year while keeping generally on par with July, ...

One LNG project comes online in China's Fuling shale gas field

2019-09-06 17:02:09 Others sxcoal.com

The first phase of a Liquefied Natural Gas (LNG) project has been put into operation in the shale gas field of Fuling, southwestern p...

Shanxi's Luliang Jan-Jul power consumption up 11.4% on yr

2019-08-30 08:43:20 Others sxcoal.com

Shanxi's Luliang consumed 12.27 TWh of electricity in the first seven years, up 11.4% year on year, showed data from Shanxi Bureau of...

China Jul CBM output up 21.9% YoY, NBS

2019-08-19 18:03:06 Production & Sales,  Others sxcoal.com

China's coalbed methane (CBM) output surged 21.9% year on year in July, showed data from the National Bureau of Statistics (NBS). ...

China Jul power consumption up 2.7% YoY amid hot weather

2019-08-16 15:52:34 Others sxcoal.com

China's power consumption increased 2.7% year on year in July as the mercury rose in hot summer, showed data from the National Energy...

5 killed, 2 trapped in SW China coal mine accident

2019-08-01 13:56:52 Others sxcoal.com

Five people were killed in a coal mine accident in southwestern China's Guizhou province, local authorities said on August 1. ...

Coal consumption dips in China amid increasing use of non-fossil fuel

2019-08-01 10:40:48 Wind,  Nuclear,  Solar,  Others China Daily.com

China's energy mix has continued to evolve, leading to the decreasing coal consumption in recent years. The share of tot...

Yanzhou Coal commercial coal production drops 3.11% in H1

2019-07-30 17:38:43 Production & Sales,  Methanol,  Others sxcoal.com

Yanzhou Coal Mining Co., Ltd, the listed arm of Yankuang Group, produced 46.99 million tonnes of commercial coal in the first half of...

Japan's Kawasaki set to trial Australian hydrogen exports in 2020

2019-07-19 17:45:57 Company,  Environmental Protection,  Others reuters.com

Japan's Kawasaki Heavy Industries on July 19 began building facilities in Australia to liquefy and ship hydrogen, aiming to start exp...

Shanghai Jun power consumption down 3.6% YoY

2019-07-09 15:14:42 Others sxcoal.com

Shanghai registered a 3.6% year-on-year decrease of power use in June, data showed. The hub consumed 12.22 TWh of electr...

Holiday Notice – May Day

2019-04-30 17:37:36 Others sxcoal.com

Please kindly note that we will be on holiday from Wednesday May 1 to Saturday May 4 for the May Day, one of the major holidays in Ch...

China Feb factory activity shrinks for 3rd straight month, misses forecast

2019-02-28 10:23:49 Others reuters.com

Factory activity in China shrank for the third straight month in February, with its official manufacturing gauge falling to a three-y...

China solicits opinions on industry catalog for encouraging foreign investment

2019-02-11 09:11:26 Others chinadaily.com.cn

China has started to solicit public opinions on a new industry catalog aimed at encouraging foreign investment as part of the effort ...

Holiday Notice – Spring Festival

2019-02-03 10:16:29 Others sxcoal.com

Please kindly note that we will be on holiday from Monday February 4 to Sunday February 10 for the Spring Festival holiday. We will r...

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1 China Coal Daily Track (Oct 12) 2019-10-12

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2 Join 6th Int'l Mining and Resources Conference in Australia over Oct 28-31 2019-10-12

The 6th International Mining and Resources Conference – Australia's biggest mining event – will come on October 28-31, 2019 in Melbourne Convention & Exhibition Centre, Melbourne, Australia.

3 China's curbs on imported thermal coal largely unchanged 2019-10-12

China's curbs on thermal coal imports generally remained unchanged at coastal ports, although pressure has increased for keeping coal imports of 2019 from exceeding the level of 2018. The

4 China spot thermal coal extends weakness; trades listless 2019-10-12

Chinese spot thermal coal market extended weakness late this week owing to tepid demand from utilities. Coal prices may head for further declines after three sessions of retreats this week, a response

5 China identified coal reserves grow 2.5% by end-2018 2019-10-12

China posted a 2.5% growth in identified coal reserves by the end of last year compared with a year earlier, state media Xinhua News Agency reported, citing a report released by Ministry of Natural

6 Rio Tinto signs its first Renminbi portside trading contract 2019-10-12

Rio Tinto, one of the world's top iron ore miners, signed its first spot trading contract denominated in Chinese Renminbi on October 11, in an effort to diversify procurement channels for Chinese cust

7 Iron ore prices likely sink to $60-80/t, report 2019-10-11

China's import iron ore prices are expected to drift lower to $60-80/t CIF from next year onward, as seaborne supply stabilizes and Chinese demand eases, predicted a report released by the Ministry of

8 China Coal Daily Track (Oct 11) 2019-10-11

Thermal coal Production area Coal prices largely remained stable in Yulin city of Shaanxi, with mild fluctuations at some mines. Miners expected limited downside room on the back of winter resto

9 Glencore, Tohoku in deadlock over coal contract negotiation 2019-10-11

Global miner Glencore and Japan's Tohoku Electric Power are divided over price for their annual thermal coal supply contracts starting from October, sources said. Glencore intended to rea

10 Indonesian thermal coal prices gain strength from India's supply crunch 2019-10-11

Indonesian thermal coal prices continued moving upward in China's seaborne import market, boosted by fuel hunger in another major destination India, where a large coal mine was flooded and expected to

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1 PetroChina unit strikes high oil, gas flows in deep Tarim well 2019-10-08

An exploration and production unit of China's state energy giant PetroChina has drilled into high flows of natural gas and condensate in an exploration well in northwestern region Xinjiang, in what co

2 Indonesia sets coal reference price at 3-yr low of $64.8/t in Oct 2019-10-08

Indonesia's Ministry of Energy and Mineral Resources has set its October thermal coal reference price, also known as Harga Batubara Acuan or HBA, at $64.8/t, notching the lowest level since October 20

3 Chile largest coal mine closure may spur imports from Indonesia 2019-10-10

Chile is likely to resume imports of sub-bituminous coal from Indonesia, as its largest domestic coal mine is facing risk of closure in the near term, sources reported. Mina Inviern

4 Indonesian coal miners anxious about law enactment impasse 2019-10-10

Seven Indonesian coal mining companies are facing legal uncertainty as deliberations on the amendment of the 2009 Mining Law were postponed, deterring them from adding investment on their assets.

5 Glencore, Tohoku in deadlock over coal contract negotiation 2019-10-11

Global miner Glencore and Japan's Tohoku Electric Power are divided over price for their annual thermal coal supply contracts starting from October, sources said. Glencore intended to rea

6 Australia's Gladstone port Sep coal exports to China sink to 3-1/2-yr low 2019-10-09

Coal exports of Australia's Gladstone port to China plunged 80.12% from a year earlier to the lowest level since March 2016, amid ongoing uncertainty of Chinese import restriction on Australian coal.

7 CHN Energy ups 5,500 Kcal coal Oct contract price by 4 yuan/t, sources 2019-10-08

China's top coal producer China Energy Investment Corporation, or CHN Energy, slightly adjusted up its October term contract price for outsourced 5,500 Kcal/kg NAR thermal coal by 4 yuan/t from a mont

8 S Africa seeks coal price cuts to save Eskom 2019-10-08

Bloomberg last week reported South Africa is pushing coal producers to cut prices to help save Eskom, the debt-ridden state-owned power utility that threatens to unravel the country's finances.

9 Flood dampens India's thermal coal output, pushes up overseas demand 2019-10-09

Flooding at one of Coal India's largest open-pit mines will halt operation there for at least a month, a senior company official said last week, which is likely to push domestic utilities to seek for

10 NW China coal city still has multiple mines in suspension after holiday 2019-10-10

Yulin city, a leading coal production hub in northwestern China's Shaanxi province, still has a large number of coal mines in suspension after the National Day holiday ended on October 7.

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1 Indonesian thermal coal prices gain strength from India's supply crunch 2019-10-11

Indonesian thermal coal prices continued moving upward in China's seaborne import market, boosted by fuel hunger in another major destination India, where a large coal mine was flooded and expected to

2 Mongolia to surpass Australia as China's top coking coal supplier 2019-09-30

Resource-rich Mongolia is expected to surpass Australia to become the biggest coking coal supplier to China in the mid-to-long term, as price-competitive Mongolian coal keeps flowing into its close

3 Excess supply, waning demand to pressure coking coal prices in China 2019-09-30

China's coking coal price will probably edge lower next year on concerns of surplus supply and falling demand from steel and coke sectors, Chinese coal consultant Fenwei Energy Information Services

4 Pre-holiday transactions lull in China import thermal coal market 2019-09-30

Trading activity lulled for seaborne thermal coal cargoes in Chinese import market ahead of the National Day holiday, given growing wait-and-see sentiment in anticipation of possible changes after the

5 Will Chinese thermal coal market revive after holiday? 2019-09-30

Some traders have withdrawn from spot thermal coal market for the National Day holidays in advance. At Qinhuangdao port, there are fewer vessels and most of them are waiting for loading of long-term c

6 Weekly China thermal coal market analysis and forecast 2019-09-30

Thermal coal market continued to be steady at northern China ports last week, with traders' firm offers unaccepted by high-stocked utilities. Stronger market was seen in main production areas where co

7 China met coke demand dented by weak steel outlook 2019-10-12

Sentiment started to weaken in China's met coke market, along with a dismal steel outlook stemming from overloading ban in eastern China and lower-than-expected buying appetite from mills nationwide.

8 China Coal Daily Track (Sep 30) 2019-09-30

Thermal coal Production area Most coal mines in Shaanxi's Yulin kept normal operation ahead of the National Day holidays, while downstream purchases slowed down compared with early days thi

9 Haoji railway will help boost China's demand for Mongolian coal 2019-09-30

The commercial operation of Haoji railway provides a channel for Mongolian coking coal to seize larger market share in China, as it will boost domestic demand for Mongolian coal, said Chang Yijun, pre

10 Weekly China coking coal market analysis and forecast 2019-09-30

Coking coal market held roughly steady at main production regions in China during the past week. Although coke production curbs and delivery interruption have started affecting coking coal demand, shr

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