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Vietnam 2016 coal imports soar 92pct YoY

2017-01-18 10:56:00 Import & Export,  International sxcoal.com

Vietnam imported 13.33 million tonnes of coal in 2016, soaring 92.4% from a year earlier, showed customs data released on January 17....

Whitehaven reports solid coal sales

2017-01-18 10:29:00 Company,  Production & Sales,  International,  Coking Coal sxcoal.com

ASX-listed Whitehaven Coal, which mines in New South Wales' Gunnedah basin, has reported record quarterly and half-year metallurgical...

Colombia 2016 thermal coal exports rise 9% to record 88 mln T

2017-01-18 10:21:00 Import & Export,  International,  Thermal Coal sxcoal.com

Colombia exported a record 88.1 million tonnes of thermal coal in 2016, rising 9% year on year, Platts reported on January 17, citing...

China to punish two coking enterprises for excessive pollution

2017-01-18 10:06:00 Environmental Protection sxcoal.com

China's environmental authorities will punish two coking enterprises in Shanxi Province for excessive discharge of pollutant, accordi...

China vows to deepen energy reform

2017-01-18 09:49:00 Policy,  Environmental Protection sxcoal.com

China will deepen reforms in the energy industry to improve energy consumption structure and cut carbon emissions in the years throug...

Longmay sees a drop of 2.37 bln yuan in 2016 losses

2017-01-18 09:36:00 Company,  Cost & Profit sxcoal.com

Heilongjiang Longmay Mining Holding Co., Ltd, the biggest state-owned coal miner in northeastern China, reported a reduction of 2.37 ...

8 trapped in N. China coal mine cave-in

2017-01-17 16:16:00 sxcoal.com

Eight miners were trapped after a coal mine collapsed in northern China's coal-rich Shanxi Province in the morning on January 17, loc...

Shenhua Huanghua port 2016 coal shipment surges 48pct

2017-01-17 16:07:00 Company,  Ports sxcoal.com

Shenhua Huanghua port in northern China shipped 173.61 million tonnes of coal in 2016, surging 47.9% year on year, making it China's ...

China halts over 100 coal-fired power projects

2017-01-17 14:29:00 Policy,  Thermal Power sxcoal.com

China has ordered 11 provinces to stop 101 coal-fired power projects, some of which are under construction, with a combined installed...

China 2016 power consumption up 5pct on yr, NEA

2017-01-17 11:10:00 Thermal Power,  Hydropower sxcoal.com

China consumed 5,919.8 TWh of electricity in 2016, increasing by 5% year on year, showed data from the National Energy Administration...

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

2017-01-17 10:59:00 sxcoal.com

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

Baosteel 2016 profits to surge 600-800pct on yr

2017-01-17 10:48:00 Company,  Cost & Profit sxcoal.com

Profit in Shanghai-based Baoshan Iron and Steel Co., Ltd. (Baosteel) was expected to surge 600-800% from the previous year in 2016, s...

Huadian Power Int'l 2016 electricity output at 190 TWh

2017-01-17 09:35:00 Company,  Production & Sales sxcoal.com

Huadian Power International Co., Ltd, a listed subsidiary of China Huadian Corporation, generated 190.1 TWh of electricity in 2016, e...

BMI bumps up US coal outlook despite poor fundamentals

2017-01-17 09:09:00 Viewpoint,  Price,  Production & Sales,  International sxcoal.com

US coal production growth is forecast to be 1.5% in 2017 and 2% in 2018, up from previous forecasts of a respective contraction of 4%...

Rio Tinto hits 2016 iron ore guidance, 2017 target intact

2017-01-17 08:46:00 International,  Iron Ore sxcoal.com

Global miner Rio Tinto hit its mid-point target for iron ore shipments from Australia in 2016 and kept its guidance of 330 -340 milli...

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1 Whitehaven reports solid coal sales 2017-01-18

ASX-listed Whitehaven Coal, which mines in New South Wales' Gunnedah basin, has reported record quarterly and half-year metallurgical coal sales for the three and six months ended December, in a state

2 Coal price slump dents Wesfarmers hope 2017-01-18

Slumping coal prices have dented hopes of any budget boost from commodity price rises and raise question marks about the price Wesfarmers may get on any sale of its coal assets, The Australian reporte

3 China vows to deepen energy reform 2017-01-18

China will deepen reforms in the energy industry to improve energy consumption structure and cut carbon emissions in the years through 2020, the National Development and Reform Commission (NDRC) said

4 China import thermal coal market to stabilize before the holidays 2017-01-17

China's import thermal coal market may stabilize on the whole before the Lunar New Year holidays, with Australian coal prices firm and Indonesian coal prices slightly up on demand, market sources said

5 Weakness continues at China coastal thermal market 2017-01-17

Prices of spot thermal coal further softened at China's coastal market, with traders trying to sell off cargoes at hand before the Chinese New Year kicks in. Few stockpiles belonged to tr

6 Rising trade barriers to dent China's steel exports 2017-01-17

Rising trade protectionism may limit China's steel exports this year, China Daily reported, quoting analysts. Pressured by trade remedy measures, Custeel analyst Hu Yanping said steel exp

7 8 trapped in N. China coal mine cave-in 2017-01-17

Eight miners were trapped after a coal mine collapsed in northern China's coal-rich Shanxi Province in the morning on January 17, local authorities reported. The cave-in happened around 1

8 Shenhua Huanghua port 2016 coal shipment surges 48pct 2017-01-17

Shenhua Huanghua port in northern China shipped 173.61 million tonnes of coal in 2016, surging 47.9% year on year, making it China's top coal handling port, showed data released by Shenhua Group on it

9 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

10 Weekly China coking coal market analysis and forecast 2017-01-17

China's coking coal market continued to stabilize last week, as miners upheld prices before the Lunar New Year holidays to stabilize the market. The Index The CR China Coking Coal

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1 China drafts plan to limit coal price volatility 2017-01-12

China has drawn up a mechanism aimed at limiting future volatility in coal prices and is seeking support from the industry for the new measures, according to sources. The plan is drafted

2 Australia forecasts coal prices to rise in 2017 2017-01-10

Australia's Department of Industry, Innovation and Science forecasts the price of metallurgical coal, one of the best-performing commodities in the country, to rise by 59% on a contract basis this yea

3 China 2016 coal imports up 25pct 2017-01-13

China imported 255.51 million tonnes of coal during the whole year of 2016, a growth of 25.2% from the year-ago level, showed data released by the General Administration of Customs (GAC) on January 13

4 Global coal market news summary (Jan 9-13) 2017-01-13

International coking coal price crashes through $200/t The year to date fall in the price of International coking coal has already reached 17%, falling $120/t from its multi-year high of $308.8/

5 China's supply-side structural reform delivers initial results, NDRC 2017-01-11

China's supply-side structural reform has delivered initial results and started to provide new impetus for economic growth, the country's top economic planner said on January 10. "China h

6 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

7 China to eliminate low-quality steel by end-Jun 2017-01-11

China plans to eliminate all low-quality steel products from small steel mills by end-June, said Ma Guoqiang, the president of the China Iron and Steel Industry Association (CISA) on January 10.

8 International coking coal price crashes through $200/t 2017-01-13

The year to date fall in the price of International coking coal has already reached 17%, falling $120/t from its multi-year high of $308.8/t in November last year, Mining.com reported on January 11.

9 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

10 Whitehaven cuts NSW coal mine guidance by 6pct 2017-01-09

Whitehaven Coal has lowered the production guidance for its Narrabri mine in NSW by about 6% after encountering "adverse geotechnical conditions" at the site, the Australian Associated Press (AAP) rep

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1 Chinese coal miners wrestling with lukewarm demand 2017-01-05

China's coal market is losing upbeat momentum and facing downward pressure. Most participants were bearish toward the future market, given the weakening demand from downstream users, though the New Ye

2 China Coal Daily Track (Jan 4) 2017-01-04

Thermal coal Domestic market Thermal coal sales recovered in Yulin, Shaanxi. Some miners lifted prices by around 30 yuan/t, mainly impacted by suspension of some mines at Yuyang. Sa

3 China Coal Daily Track (Jan 5) 2017-01-05

Thermal coal Domestic market Thermal coal sales were generally good in Yulin, Shaanxi, with stocks at mines staying low and mine-mouth prices rising slightly. Some local min

4 China Coal Daily Track (Jan 6) 2017-01-06

Thermal coal Domestic market Thermal coal prices were roughly steady in Shanxi, with sales remaining flat and stocks climbing at mines. Most miners said the price may stabilize before the Lunar

5 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

6 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.

7 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

8 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

9 China Coal Daily Track (Jan 3) 2017-01-03

Thermal coal Domestic market Thermal coal prices dropped slightly at major production bases in the past week. Presently, sales were flat at production bases, due to weakening demand amid

10 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