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Vessel queue drops sharply at China's pivot coal terminal after New Year holiday

2018-02-22 17:08:00 Ports,  Thermal Coal sxcoal.com

Vessel queue substantially reduced at China's largest coal terminal Qinhuangdao after the Lunar New Year holiday, data showed from sx...

China thermal coal market possibly resilient after New Year holiday

2018-02-22 16:57:00 Viewpoint,  Price sxcoal.com

China's spot market of thermal coal has large odds to keep as buoyant as the pre-holiday level in the short run, owing mainly to pick...

Vale 2017 coal production up 56% YoY to 11.3 Mt

2018-02-22 16:51:00 Company,  Production & Sales,  International vale.com

Vale announced that coal production totaled 11.3 million tonnes in 2017, 56% higher than the 7.2 million tonnes in 2016, as a result ...

Global steel consumption may log higher growth in 2018

2018-02-22 15:18:00 International financialexpress.com

A look at the major performance indicators of global steel industry in 2017 signals a definite trend in what is in store for the curr...

Vale's iron ore output hit record high in 2017

2018-02-22 14:07:00 Company,  Production & Sales,  International,  Iron Ore mining.com

Brazil's Vale, the world's largest iron ore miner, said on February 16 that output of the steelmaking material hit a fresh record hig...

India coal import rises by 12% to 18 Mt in Jan

2018-02-22 14:00:00 Import & Export,  International ptinews.com

The country's coal import increased by 12.4% to 18.49 million tonnes in January, against 16.44 million tonnes in the same month of th...

Shanghai rebar falls after China returns from break, but outlook optimistic

2018-02-22 11:18:00 General,  Price af.reuters.com

Chinese steel futures dropped nearly 2% on February 22 as investors returning from a week-long Lunar New Year holiday sold off the ...

QHD coal stocks staying below 6 Mt during holiday

2018-02-22 11:07:00 Price sxcoal.com

Coal stocks at northern China's Qinhuangdao port – a barometer for domestic thermal coal market – stayed below 6 million tonnes durin...

UN agency praises China's ecological protection moves

2018-02-22 10:02:00 Policy,  Environmental Protection chinadaily.com.cn

China has taken great strides since 2013 in environmental protection, with effective air pollution and other controls put in place,...

China installed biomass power capacity up 22.6pct in 2017

2018-02-22 09:53:00 Environmental Protection,  Others sxcoal.com

China registered a 22.6% increase in installed biomass power generation capacity to 14.88 GW last year, as the nation pushes ahead wi...

Colombia coal output down 1.2% in 2017

2018-02-22 09:51:00 Production & Sales,  International reuters.com

Colombia, the world's fifth-largest exporter of coal, produced 89.4 million tonnes in 2017, down 1.2% compared with 90.5 million tonn...

China set to overtake U.S. as biggest nuclear energy nation, IEA says

2018-02-22 09:25:00 Nuclear marketwatch.com

China is set to more than triple its nuclear energy capacity over the next 20 years, overtaking the U.S. to become the world's larges...

Mongolia says can build power plant to supply Oyu Tolgoi mine

2018-02-22 09:22:00 International reuters.com

Mongolia can build a power plant at its Tavan Tolgoi coal mine by 2021 to supply the Oyu Tolgoi copper project, energy officials said...

Global mining deals jump 15pct by value in 2017, EY

2018-02-22 09:19:00 International reuters.com

The value of global mining and metals deals hit a four-year high in 2017, according to accountancy firm EY, as financial distress aba...

China's scrap steel exports surge in 2017

2018-02-22 09:12:00 Import & Export sxcoal.com

Exports of scrap steel from China rose sharply during 2017 as domestic demand was hit by curbs on production of steel made from scrap...

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1 Vessel queue drops sharply at China's pivot coal terminal after New Year holiday 2018-02-22

Vessel queue substantially reduced at China's largest coal terminal Qinhuangdao after the Lunar New Year holiday, data showed from sxcoal.com, indicating low demand of rebuilding stocks from utilities

2 Vale's iron ore output hit record high in 2017 2018-02-22

Brazil's Vale, the world's largest iron ore miner, said on February 16 that output of the steelmaking material hit a fresh record high in 2017 thanks mainly to the outstanding performance of its so-ca

3 China thermal coal market possibly resilient after New Year holiday 2018-02-22

China's spot market of thermal coal has large odds to keep as buoyant as the pre-holiday level in the short run, owing mainly to pick-up of demand from power and other industrial sectors and tight rai

4 QHD coal stocks staying below 6 Mt during holiday 2018-02-22

Coal stocks at northern China's Qinhuangdao port – a barometer for domestic thermal coal market – stayed below 6 million tonnes during the Spring Festival holiday ending February 21, with inbound and

5 Colombia coal output down 1.2% in 2017 2018-02-22

Colombia, the world's fifth-largest exporter of coal, produced 89.4 million tonnes in 2017, down 1.2% compared with 90.5 million tonnes in 2016, the Energy and Mining Ministry said in a statement on F

6 Weekly China coal market news summary (Feb 11 –Feb 14) 2018-02-14

8th Global Coking Coal Resource & Market Summit to be held in Beijing mid Apr China's coking coal market regained strength in mid-2017 and hit a multi-year high in January 2018, backed by

7 China Jan power coal price index up 3.89% on month, NDRC 2018-02-14

China's monthly-issued price index of power coal stood at 549.12 yuan/t in January, up 12.93 yuan/t or 2.41% month on month and 20.58 yuan/t or 3.89% year on year, showed data from the National Develo

8 Wind energy installations continue to grow, WWEA 2018-02-13

The overall capacity of all wind turbines installed worldwide by the end of 2017 reached 539.291 GW, preliminary showed statistics from World Wind Energy Association (WWEA). A WWEA report

9 China wind power installation may slow down in 2018 2018-02-13

China is likely to install less wind power capacity in 2018 after a significant contraction last year, experts expected, which seems to be linked to a large slowdown in northern areas.

10 China will crack down on illegal coal mining in 2018, safety watchdog 2018-02-13

China will carry out “special action” in 2018 to crack down on illegal coal mining to ensure safe mine operations and reduce output capacity, the State Administration of Work Safety said in a statemen

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1 Holiday Notice – Spring Festival 2018-02-14

Please kindly note that we will be on holiday from Thursday February 15 to Wednesday February 21 for the Spring Festival, the grandest holiday in China for family reunion. There will be n

2 Indian government takes steps to boost coal supplies to power plants 2018-02-14

In order to boost coal supplies to power plants, the government of India has decided on various steps including the use of dedicated rail transportation and setting up of power projects only within 50

3 Weekly global coal market news summary (Feb 11 –Feb 14) 2018-02-14

China urges U.S. restraint on steel imports China has expressed concerns over excessive protectionism in the steel sector by the United States, and urged it to show restraint in a probe into ste

4 China wind power installation may slow down in 2018 2018-02-13

China is likely to install less wind power capacity in 2018 after a significant contraction last year, experts expected, which seems to be linked to a large slowdown in northern areas.

5 China Coal Energy Jan commercial coal output down 7.1pct on yr 2018-02-14

China Coal Energy Co., Ltd, the listed arm of China National Coal Group, produced 6.11 million tonnes of commercial coal in January, down 7.1% year on year but up 10.29% month on month, said the com

6 Global thermal coal demand will outpace supply in 2018, Noble analyst 2018-02-14

Global thermal coal demand will outpace supply in 2018, leading to a strong market driven by rising demand from top buyers India and China, the chief coal analyst at Noble Resources said on February 1

7 China to achieve grid parity for solar in 2023 2018-02-14

Over the last two years renewables have seen nothing but new record highs, as an energy transformation has taken hold around the world, raising the question of how quickly renewables can finally overt

8 China will crack down on illegal coal mining in 2018, safety watchdog 2018-02-13

China will carry out “special action” in 2018 to crack down on illegal coal mining to ensure safe mine operations and reduce output capacity, the State Administration of Work Safety said in a statemen

9 China Coal Energy Jan polyethylene output climbs 80.6pct on yr 2018-02-14

China Coal Energy Co., Ltd, the listed arm of China National Coal Group, produced 56,000 tonnes of polyethylene in January, soaring 80.6% year on year, said the company in a statement on February 12

10 Shanxi trims 711 MW coal-fired power capacity in 2017 2018-02-14

Northern China's Shanxi slashed 711 MW of installed coal-fired power capacity last year, achieving 142% of the annual target, said power branch of the provincial Economic and Information Commission.

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1 Chinese traders sidelined following QHD port's coal price cap 2018-02-06

Chinese traders engaged in spot thermal coal transactions were generally in a wait-and-see stance after the Qinhuangdao capped price at 750 yuan/t FOB for 5,500 Kcal/kg NAR coal traded at the port.

2 Supply pinch backs China import thermal coal price 2018-02-05

China buyers saw import price for thermal coal hovering high as supply tension continued to prevent them from getting the power generation material at ideal levels. "There are many inquir

3 China's import coal market shows signs of weakening on muted trades 2018-02-13

China's import thermal coal market showed signs of weakening after stabilizing for one week or so, as few Chinese utilities seek the material abroad after domestic power demand dropped significantly b

4 China Jan power coal price index up 3.89% on month, NDRC 2018-02-14

China's monthly-issued price index of power coal stood at 549.12 yuan/t in January, up 12.93 yuan/t or 2.41% month on month and 20.58 yuan/t or 3.89% year on year, showed data from the National Develo

5 China coking coal prices remain stable; mines into holidays 2018-02-06

Coking coal market was generally stable at China's main producing areas, with end users slowing buys but miners gradually halting production. In Shanxi province, miners preliminarily planned to com

6 Thermal coal prices edge down at N China ports after govt's price ceiling 2018-02-11

After Chinese government setting a price ceiling of 750 yuan/t FOB for the 5,500 Kcal/kg NAR thermal coal at northern ports from February 5, traders waited for few days and finally began stepping up c

7 China coastal coal freight rates down to multi-mth low 2018-02-13

Freight rates for shipping coal from northern China ports to the south suffered a sharper decline from the second half of last month, data showed from industry portal sxcoal.com. Historic

8 China's thermal coal supply will be guaranteed during Lunar New Year, NDRC 2018-02-12

Thermal coal supply for electricity generation purpose will be guaranteed and power consumption won't be affected during the Lunar New Year holiday, China's top economic planner the National Develo

9 China thermal coal market slows as miners take leave for Spring Festival 2018-02-14

Thermal coal market slowed down in China's main production bases as many miners took leave for the Spring Festival. Most miners have halted production in Yulin, Shaanxi and Ordos, Inner M

10 China's natural gas demand soars to historic high in 2017 2018-02-12

China's natural gas consumption created a record high of 235.2 billion cubic meters (bcm) last year, with an increase of 17% or 34 bcm from a year ago, said the country's largest oil and gas producer