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A coal export tax to be implemented in Indonesia

A coal export tax to be implemented in Indonesia

From 8 August, Indonesia will impose a 1.5% tax on coal exports for firms with IUPs mining licences.

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Adapting to straitened times

Adapting to straitened times

Discussing developments in longwall mining with representatives from longwall OEMs, Joy Global and Eickhoff, and ground control specialists, Jennmar.

West Virginia: the view from the mountain state

West Virginia: the view from the mountain state

West Virginia has been worst hit by the downturn in the US coal industry. Is there any way back?

Lost leaders – lost potential

Lost leaders – lost potential

With high rates of turnover in both senior site-based and headquarters roles, there is an urgent need for clear leadership succession strategy in mining.

Alliance Resource Partners, L.P. to acquire White Oak equity interests

Alliance Resource Partners, L.P. to acquire White Oak equity interests

Alliance Resource Partners, L.P. has reached an agreement to acquire all of the remaining White Oak equity interests, including operating control of the White Oak Mine No. 1.

 

Mongolia aims to stimulate economic growth

Mongolia aims to stimulate economic growth

Mongolia plans to increase economic growth by selling stakes in state-owned enterprises, including the largest coal mine in Mongolia.

New coal mining projects to begin in Jharkhand

New coal mining projects to begin in Jharkhand

Central Coalfield Ltd plans to start new projects for coal mining in Jharkhand, India.

Coal price pressure to remain through 2016

Coal price pressure to remain through 2016

Prices for Polish coal will remain under pressure through 2016 as state-owned miner floods the market with cheap coal.

Weekly coal news highlights: 29 June – 3 July 2015

Weekly coal news highlights: 29 June – 3 July 2015

A round-up of some of this week’s key news items from the international coal industry, from the MATS ruling to the latest situations of coal-fired power plants.

 

Glencore to shut some Optimum Coal operations

Glencore to shut some Optimum Coal operations

Glencore is to close some of its Optimum Coal operations in South Africa due to weak coal prices, sparking an angry reaction from unions.

Record bulk shipping demolition rates in 1H15

Record bulk shipping demolition rates in 1H15

Monthly scrapping rates in the dry bulk shipping sector averaged 3.3 million DWT in 1H15 – well above last year’s 1.3 million DWT.

An outlook on the US energy mix

An outlook on the US energy mix

According to the US Energy Information Agency, coal, petroleum and natural gas could prevail as US energy sources, nevertheless renewables are a small but fast growing energy source in the US.

Prairie Mining to list on LSE and WSE

Prairie Mining to list on LSE and WSE

Poland-focused coal mine developer, Prairie Mining, is to seek listing on the London and Warsaw stock exchanges.

 

Coal-fired power plants to be shut in Germany

Coal-fired power plants to be shut in Germany

As Germany moves towards cutting emissions by 40% by 2020, it plans to close the largest brown coal-fired power plants in Germany.

CBM market to grow rapidly to 2020

CBM market to grow rapidly to 2020

A new report indicates that the global CBM market will grow at almost 6% per year to 2020.

It's all about China

It's all about China

Why recent changes matter for global thermal coal markets?

A major permit milestone for Prairie Mining

A major permit milestone for Prairie Mining

Prairie Mining secures exclusive right to be granted a Mining Concession for the Lublin coal project.

 

 
 

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