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Inner Mongolia Ejin Horo Jan-Nov raw coal output down 6% on yr

2018-12-13 14:15:13 Production & Sales sxcoal.com

Ejin Horo in Inner Mongolia autonomous region produced 163 million tonnes of raw coal in the first eleven months this year, down by 6...

Coal's steady retreat from power generation gets underway

2018-12-13 13:55:00 Viewpoint,  Thermal Coal chinadaily.com.cn

China has never disguised the fact that coal still dominates its electricity generation sector. But as people focus their attention o...

Ganqimaodu coal imports up 5.56% over Jan-Nov

2018-12-13 13:53:57 sxcoal.com

Ganqimaodu border crossing in northern China's Inner Mongolia autonomous region imported 17.03 million tonnes of Mongolian coal in th...

JSW crude steel output grows 2% to 13.9 mln T in Nov

2018-12-13 13:49:18 Company,  Production & Sales,  International ptinews.com

Sajjan Jindal-led JSW Steel on December 12 said its crude steel output grew 2% to 1.39 million tonnes during November this year. ...

Warmer weather in S China triggers sentiment volatility among coal traders

2018-12-13 11:55:57 Viewpoint,  Price,  Thermal Coal sxcoal.com

Temperature is expected to go up in next few days in South China, stirring up sentiment volatility among coal traders, as coal-fired ...

China's import thermal coal market heads for rebound; offers firm up

2018-12-13 11:50:47 Price,  Import & Export,  International,  Thermal Coal sxcoal.com

China's import thermal coal market is heading for a rebound following a nearly two-month decline, with offer prices rising amid stren...

Shanxi miners cut primary coking coal prices for low demand

2018-12-13 11:45:06 Price,  Coking Coal sxcoal.com

Some miners in northern China's Shanxi province cut prices of primary coking coal, as demand from coke producers remained weak alongs...

Mongolia Jan-Nov coal exports up 7.93%

2018-12-13 11:32:28 sxcoal.com

Coal-rich Mongolia exported 31.82 million tonnes of coal over January-November, rising 7.93% from the previous year, showed data from...

China's railways may face coal transport pressure in 2019

2018-12-13 11:05:00 Inland Shipment sxcoal.com

China may still face great transport pressure in moving coal from northern production regions to the eastern and southern parts next ...

Australian rail workers plan strikes that could hit key coal haulage tracks

2018-12-13 10:50:49 Company,  International reuters.com

Coal railway workers at Australian hauler Aurizon Holdings Ltd are planning strikes after a breakdown in pay negotiations, their trad...

China coke market generally stable despite price hike intention from producers

2018-12-13 10:36:09 Price sxcoal.com

China's coke market remained roughly stable, and most steelmakers rejected a 500-100 price lift proposal from coke producers. ...

CNOOC gas supply hits new record as northern China shivers

2018-12-13 10:35:24 Resource uk.reuters.com

CNOOC Gas & Power, a unit of China National Offshore Oil Corp, said on December 12 its daily supply of natural gas had surpassed ...

CGN New Energy Jan-Nov electricity sales up 21.2%

2018-12-13 09:23:00 Company,  Production & Sales,  Wind,  Solar sxcoal.com

CGN New Energy Holdings Co., Ltd., a subsidiary of state-owned China General Nuclear Power Corporation (CGN), posted a 21.2% year-on-...

India, China's coal consumption rise, global emissions may hit record high

2018-12-13 09:15:00 Production & Sales,  International ians.in

Carbon dioxide (CO2) emissions will rise in 2018 with a new record from fossil fuels and industry for the second consecutive year, a ...

China determined to avoid another natural gas crisis

2018-12-13 08:57:00 Production & Sales oilprice.com

Last winter, China gobbled up spot cargoes to meet soaring natural gas demand in freezing temperatures, upending the liquefied natura...

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1 Coal's steady retreat from power generation gets underway 2018-12-13

China has never disguised the fact that coal still dominates its electricity generation sector. But as people focus their attention on the quality of the air they breathe, and on the impact of climate

2 Warmer weather in S China triggers sentiment volatility among coal traders 2018-12-13

Temperature is expected to go up in next few days in South China, stirring up sentiment volatility among coal traders, as coal-fired power plants, major buyers of spot thermal coal at northern Chinese

3 China's import thermal coal market heads for rebound; offers firm up 2018-12-13

China's import thermal coal market is heading for a rebound following a nearly two-month decline, with offer prices rising amid strengthened buying from utilities and bullish outlook over the next two

4 China's LNG supply to exceed sum of domestic natural gas output and imports in 5 yrs 2018-12-13

China's liquefied natural gas (LNG) supply is expected to jump to 426.2 billion cubic meters (bcm) in the next five years, a number even higher than the total sum of domestic natural gas output and im

5 China tweaks priorities on infrastructure, exports and environment, report 2018-12-13

China's government has tweaked its priorities to focus more on infrastructure, exports and fighting water pollution while slowing efforts to reduce capacity in coal and steel industries, state media r

6 China coking coal market downside room limited, analysts 2018-12-12

China's coking coal market may see limited downside space approaching the year-end, given curbed output at mines and stabilizing coke price, analysts said. Impacted by previous sl

7 Bearish coal outlook puts coal-power long-term negotiation into seesaw battle 2018-12-12

In this winter, spot prices of thermal coal traded at northern Chinese ports have been hovering at unexpectedly low levels, clouding many participants' outlook on the short-term market. Coal-fired pow

8 China to survey coal mine equipment for better safety 2018-12-12

China will launch a survey on electromechanical transport equipment at coal mines, in an effort to improve safety and root out potential risks in production, said an official notice.

9 Shanghai steel snaps 3-day fall on talk Tangshan eyeing more output curbs 2018-12-12

Chinese steel prices climbed more than 2% on December 12, recovering from three days of losses, with top steelmaking city Tangshan planning further production cuts this month as it races to meet its a

10 China Coal Daily Track (Dec 12) 2018-12-12

Thermal coal Domestic market Production area Coal prices were still on the downward run. In Shaanxi, sales remained under pressure even after a round of price decreases. Coal stocks we

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1 China coking coal rallies to 15-month high amid tighter supply 2018-12-07

Chinese coking coal futures jumped to their highest in nearly 15 months on December 7, supported by tighter supply amid safety checks at coal mines, while coke surged nearly 6% to a five-week high.

2 Weekly global coal market news summary (Dec 3- Dec 7) 2018-12-07

Indonesia's Dec HBA thermal coal price dips for 4th mth to $92.51/t Indonesia's Ministry of Energy and Mineral Resources has set its December thermal coal reference price, also known as Harga

3 Tangshan grapples with emissions discharged by steel mills 2018-12-07

Sintering machines and pelletizing devices equipped in steel mills in Tangshan city in northern China's Hebei province will be asked to suspend production for rectification till December 31, if they f

4 Shanghai steel rebar futures set for best week in 5 mths on glut concerns 2018-12-07

China's steel rebar dropped nearly 2% on December 7, but is poised for its best week in nearly five months, reflecting persistent concerns over surplus supply amid high utilisation rates at steel mill

5 Shanxi approves trial run of 6 coal mines with 16.4 Mtpa capacity 2018-12-07

Shanxi Energy Administration has approved 2 mines' requests of expanding previous planed trail run period and 4's proposals of starting trail run since November. The 6 coal mines with combined designe

6 A review of 1st Coking Coal Market Analysis & Blending Technology Application Summit 2018-12-03

The 1st Coking Coal Market Analysis & Blending Technology Application Summit co-hosted by Shandong Coking Industry Association and Fenwei Energy Information Services Co., Ltd. wrapped up successfu

7 China Nov coal import extends decline for 4th mth; down 17% on mth 2018-12-08

China imported 19.15 million tonnes of coal in November this year, down 17% from the previous month, showed the latest data released by the General Administration of Customs on December 8.

8 Shanxi accelerates de-capacity in coking industry 2018-12-07

Northern China's Shanxi province, one of the main coke producing areas in the country, is planning to accelerate de-capacity in coking industry, to ensure that the yearly target would be beaten before

9 China almost achieves steel capacity cut target for 2016-2020 2018-12-07

China has almost finished the steel capacity cut goal of 150 million tonnes per annum as set in the country's 13th five-year plan for steel industry, said a government official on December 6.

10 U.S. Oct met. coal exports soar 25.2% YoY 2018-12-07

The U.S. exported 5.29 million tonnes of metallurgical coal in October, rising 25.2% from the preceding year and 42.8% from the previous month, showed data from The United States Census Bureau (USCB)

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1 Downside risks linger over China coking coal market 2018-11-27

Downside risks are looming over the coking coal market in China, as coking plants may request price cuts to offset decreased profit resulting from sliding coke prices. Most coke producers

2 China thermal coal prices up for 7 days, yet lacking solid upward momentum 2018-11-28

China's thermal coal prices have been on the rise for seven consecutive days after rebounding mid last week from a decline started early this month, yet further rapid increase seems less likely, exper

3 Cold front hitting China's south & east – but coal traders may love it 2018-12-07

A strong cold front not only brings the first snowfall of this year to some northern cities, it also causes sharp temperature drop in the south. The National Meteorological

4 China's import coal market gaining strength; sentiment picks up 2018-11-30

China's import thermal coal market seemed to start gaining strength on November 29, as inquiries for the overseas fuel increased rapidly and prices also firmed up. Many traders wanted to

5 China Coke Market Analysis and Forecast (Dec 2018) 2018-12-06

Despite strong support from coking coal prices, China's metallurgical coke market was badly hammered in November by steel price nosedive. In November, the market has experienced

6 Seaborne coal freight rate picks up; demand still lacks steam 2018-11-29

Seaborne freight rate for Capesize vessels rose firmly to $12/t for route from Australia to South China, according to sources engaged in international coal business. The pickup was mainly

7 China spot thermal coal market may trend down further 2018-12-04

China's spot thermal coal market is forecast to further trend down in the high demand winter season, but the downside space could be limited, as downstream utilities have low demand for spot coal afte

8 Chinese thermal coal coastal shipping rates show signs of recovery, traders 2018-11-29

Shipping rates of thermal coal from northern China ports to the south and east showed signs of recovery, traders said, with more inquires and offers of coal cargoes emerged in the market.

9 Chinese steelmakers further cut down coke purchase prices 2018-11-29

Steel makers in China's main consumption areas – Hebei and Shandong – asked for coke price cut for the fourth round this month, adding up to a total of 450 yuan/t by far, as they wanted to control cos

10 China coke market may be supported as steel prices rebound 2018-12-06

China's coke prices are expected to be stable in the coming January after a series of decline as steel prices see rebound trend, insiders predicted. Previous 4 rounds of coke price