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CRC, China major miners and power generators sign tripartite agreement

2017-01-22 16:14:00 Policy,  Land-carriage,  Thermal Coal sxcoal.com

China Railway Cooperation (CRC) signed a tripartite arrangement with four leading miners and the top five power generators in the cou...

Inner Mongolia Ordos Dec coal sales up 7.6pct on mth

2017-01-22 15:46:00 Production & Sales sxcoal.com

Coal-rich Ordos in northern China's Inner Mongolia autonomous region sold 64.49 million tonnes of coal in December, rising 7.6% from ...

Shanxi Lu'an CTL project completes coal gasification facility

2017-01-22 14:40:00 Company sxcoal.com

Lu'an Coal-derived Clean Energy Co., Ltd., subsidiary of Shanxi Lu'an Mining Group, completed a 123-meter high coal gasification faci...

South Korea Dec thermal coal imports surge 30.9% on mth

2017-01-22 14:31:00 Import & Export,  International,  Thermal Coal sxcoal.com

South Korea imported 10.27 million tonnes of thermal coal (including bituminous and sub-bituminous coal) in December, rising 30.86% m...

Tianjin port 2016 coal exports doubled on yr

2017-01-22 13:22:00 Import & Export sxcoal.com

Coal exports through Tianjin port in northern China doubled the year-ago level to 4.06 million tonnes last year, mainly due to increa...

Daqin Railway 2016 net profit slides 50pct on yr

2017-01-22 11:17:00 Company,  Cost & Profit,  Land-carriage sxcoal.com

Daqin Railway Co., Ltd expected its net profit to slump 50% or so in in 2016, said the company in a statement on January 21, citing p...

China steel production and consumption may slip in 2017

2017-01-22 10:35:00 Viewpoint,  Production & Sales sxcoal.com

China's steel production and apparent consumption may stabilize roughly or slip from the year prior in 2017, Caixin reported, citing ...

Shagang Group makes 5.1 bln yuan profit in 2016

2017-01-22 10:33:00 Company,  Cost & Profit sxcoal.com

Shagang Group, the largest private steelmaker in China, made profit of 5.05 billion yuan ($734 million) in 2016, the 8th consecutive ...

Rio Tinto reports increases in coking coal production

2017-01-22 10:27:00 Company,  Price,  Production & Sales,  International,  Thermal Coal,  Coking Coal sxcoal.com

Rio Tinto posted increases in coking coal and lower volumes of thermal coal in its fourth quarter operation review released on Januar...

China's coal-to-olefin capacity at 11.23 Mtpa

2017-01-22 09:57:00 sxcoal.com

China's coal-to-olefin capacity has reached 11.23 million tonnes per annum (Mtpa), with 3.54 Mtpa put into operation last year. The n...

SDIC Power 2016 electricity output up 5.7 pct on yr

2017-01-22 09:55:00 Company,  Price,  Production & Sales,  Thermal Power,  Hydropower,  Wind sxcoal.com

SDIC Power Holdings Co., Ltd., subsidiary of the State Development & Investment Corp. (SDIC), generated 120.44 TWh of electricity...

First nuclear power plant in NE China generates 17.69TWh electricity in 2016

2017-01-22 08:51:00 Nuclear sxcoal.com

Liaoning Hongyanhe Nuclear Power Plant, the first such plant in northeastern China, said on January 19 it generated 17.69 TWh of on-g...

South32's Oct-Dec coal production falls 6.78% YoY

2017-01-22 08:50:00 Company,  Production & Sales,  International sxcoal.com

Coal miner South32, which has mines in Australia and South Africa, saw its coal production fall 6.78% year on year and 7.46% quarter ...

Gladstone port Dec coal exports hit 13-mth high

2017-01-22 08:50:00 Import & Export,  Ports sxcoal.com

Coal exports from Australia's Gladstone port hit a 13-month high of 7.12 million tonnes in December, gaining 15.13% from November and...

China 2016 GDP falls to 26-year low, hits gov't target

2017-01-22 08:29:00 sxcoal.com

China's economy grew 6.7% year on year in 2016, the slowest pace of growth in 26 years, but well within the government's target range...

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1 CRC, China major miners and power generators sign tripartite agreement 2017-01-22

China Railway Cooperation (CRC) signed a tripartite arrangement with four leading miners and the top five power generators in the country to ensure coal supply and transport in 2017, CRC said on Janua

2 Shanxi Lu'an CTL project completes coal gasification facility 2017-01-22

Lu'an Coal-derived Clean Energy Co., Ltd., subsidiary of Shanxi Lu'an Mining Group, completed a 123-meter high coal gasification facility for its coal-to-liquid (CTL) project of 1.8 million tonnes per

3 Tianjin port 2016 coal exports doubled on yr 2017-01-22

Coal exports through Tianjin port in northern China doubled the year-ago level to 4.06 million tonnes last year, mainly due to increased exports to South Korea and Japan, showed data from the General

4 China steel production and consumption may slip in 2017 2017-01-22

China's steel production and apparent consumption may stabilize roughly or slip from the year prior in 2017, Caixin reported, citing analysts. The downtrend of China's apparent crud

5 Rio Tinto reports increases in coking coal production 2017-01-22

Rio Tinto posted increases in coking coal and lower volumes of thermal coal in its fourth quarter operation review released on January 17. The company produced 8.14 million tonnes of hard

6 China orders dragnet to uncover illegal coal, steel expansions 2017-01-22

As part of an ongoing campaign to rein in illegal capacity expansions in China's coal and steel sectors, China has ordered provincial authorities to conduct a "dragnet" and submit a list of offenders

7 SDIC Power 2016 electricity output up 5.7 pct on yr 2017-01-22

SDIC Power Holdings Co., Ltd., subsidiary of the State Development & Investment Corp. (SDIC), generated 120.44 TWh of electricity during 2016, rising 5.69% from a year ago, showed preliminary stat

8 Gladstone port Dec coal exports hit 13-mth high 2017-01-22

Coal exports from Australia's Gladstone port hit a 13-month high of 7.12 million tonnes in December, gaining 15.13% from November and 14.7% from a year prior, showed data from Gladstone Ports Corporat

9 Chinese traders favor Indonesian 3,800 Kcal/kg NAR coal 2017-01-20

Chinese traders favored Indonesian 3,800 Kcal/kg NAR coal to be loaded rather than Australian thermal coal presently, market sources said. Demand for Australian coal slid amid falling pri

10 China Coal Daily Track (Jan 20) 2017-01-20

Thermal coal Domestic market Mine-mouth prices dropped at some mines in northern Shanxi, boosting sales and reducing stocks at mines. Raw coal prices slumped at large mines in Chang

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1 China halts over 100 coal-fired power projects 2017-01-17

China has ordered 11 provinces to stop 101 coal-fired power projects, some of which are under construction, with a combined installed capacity of more than 100 GW and an investment around 430 billion

2 Hubei to shut all coal mines in next two yrs 2017-01-16

Hubei province in central China planned to shut all of its coal mines in the next two years, responding to the nation's supply-side structural reform, said Acting Governor Wang Xiaodong at a meeting h

3 Shanxi vows to slash 20 Mtpa coal capacity in 2017 2017-01-16

Shanxi province, the center of China's coal industry, will cut 20 million tonnes of coal capacity in 2017, Xinhua reported, citing the provincial government. Slashing excess coal producti

4 India Dec coal imports down 25pct on yr 2017-01-16

Coal imports by India fell 25% on the year to 14.31 million tonnes in December, due to higher availability of domestic fuel, mjunction, an online procurement and sales platform floated jointly by stat

5 China's small and mid-sized coal mines halt production for holidays 2017-01-20

China's small and mid-sized coal mines at producing bases like Shaanxi, Shanxi and Inner Mongolia provinces halt production recently in succession, as the Spring Festival holidays approach late this m

6 China 2016 power consumption up 5pct on yr, NEA 2017-01-17

China consumed 5,919.8 TWh of electricity in 2016, increasing by 5% year on year, showed data from the National Energy Administration (NEA) on January 16. Of this, 805.4 TWh was consumed

7 China to cap coal consumption at 4.1 bln T by 2020 2017-01-19

China aims to cap coal consumption at 4.1 billion tonnes by 2020 and use cleaner fuel, said the energy sector's five-year plan for 2016-2020, released by the National Development and Reform Commission

8 China's 2016 raw coal production slides 9.4pct YoY, NBS 2017-01-20

China produced 3.36 billion tonnes of raw coal in 2016, a year-on-year fall of 9.4%, compared with a decline of 3.5% logged in the previous year, showed data from the National Bureau of Statistics (NB

9 2017 regional de-capacity goals released to optimize coal, steel industries 2017-01-17

China's several provinces successively released their 2017 capacity cut goals for both coal and steel sectors, in order to further eliminate surplus capacity and optimize the industries.

10 Weekly China coal market news summary (Jan 16-20) 2017-01-20

China's small and mid-sized coal mines halt production for holidays China's small and mid-sized coal mines at producing bases like Shaanxi, Shanxi and Inner Mongolia provinces halt production re

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1 China mulls "Three-Four-Five" policy to boost contract coal trades, sources 2017-01-19

China is mulling over a new "Three-Four-Five" policy aimed at further pressing ahead with implementation of long-term contracts between top coal and power producers, sources said. The pol

2 China Coal Daily Track (Jan 13) 2017-01-13

Thermal coal Domestic market Coal washing plants in northern Shanxi were underselling thermal coal before suspending operation for holidays. Some miners cut mine-mouth prices for local sal

3 China Coal Daily Track (Jan 11) 2017-01-11

Thermal coal Domestic market While thermal coal prices were stable in Shanxi, some miners in Inner Mongolia have cut slack coal prices by 20 yuan/t since end-December to clear stocks.

4 China coal plan fuels exporters' hopes 2017-01-12

In the final days of 2016 China unveiled its latest plan for its coal industry. After the dramatic surge in thermal and metallurgical coal prices last year, it's probably good news for the Australian

5 China Coal Daily Track (Jan 12) 2017-01-12

Thermal coal Domestic marketThermal coal supply was shrinking in Shaanxi and Inner Mongolia, as many mines suspended operation for the upcoming Spring Festival. Weak demand an

6 Coal price rise an $562 mln bonus for Peabody 2017-01-13

Increased coal prices have bankrupt US miner Peabody Energy expecting a $562 million (A$767 million) windfall from its previously loss-making mines, the Australian reported. But thi

7 Indonesian coal prices temporarily stable 2017-01-09

Prices of import thermal coal from Indonesia were steady for the moment, but few deals were done owing to the wide bid-offer spread. Offers for Indonesian 3,800 Kcal/kg NAR coal were at $

8 China Coal Daily Track (Jan 10) 2017-01-10

Thermal coal Domestic market A few miners adjusted up prices of slack thermal coal by 10-20 yuan/t in Yulin, Shaanxi, as production suspension for the Spring Festival reduced local supply. But m

9 Chinese economy likely to hit bottom in 2017 2017-01-16

The Chinese economy is likely to hit bottom in 2017 as several factors will combine to support the bottoming process, Xinhua reported, citing a Chinese economist. If investment, supply-si

10 China Coal Daily Track (Jan 17) 2017-01-17

Thermal coal Domestic market Coal prices in Shanxi, Shaanxi and western Inner Mongolia stayed roughly stable, impacted by falling output and sales amid weak demand ahead of the Chinese New