Deal will allow the company to safely close Kellingley Colliery in Yorkshire and Thoresby Colliery in Nottinghamshire.
Idemitsu Kosan, Kyushu Electric Power, and Tokyo Gas have agreed to jointly proceed with the development of a coal-fired power plant.
Britain has been referred to the EU Court of Justice in Luxembourg by European Union regulators over the failure of a coal-fired plant in Wales.
Independent third-party providers already have a large market share of non-essential parts and are threatening to capture market share away from OEMs.
LNG prices in Asia have dropped with the fall in oil prices, making gas-to-power projects more attractive in a region typically dependant on coal for its electricity generation.
The decision is consistent with West Wallsend’s life of mine planning.
Australian physical coal prices have fallen to levels not seen since before the 2008/2009 financial crisis as Chinese demand suffers.
Jump comes as power companies add capacity to meet rising demand even as millions go without electricity.
globalCOAL® has announced that Kyushu Electric Power has joined its online coal trading platform.
NLC has installed two new state-of-the-art Bucket Wheel Excavators for their Mines-II Project.
W.S. Tyler is expanding and will now offer the full line of technology provided by its parent company, Haver & Boecker.
Beijing has closed the first of four large coal-fired power plants set to be retired as part of the city's attempts to cut air pollution.
Environmentalists accuse U.S. mining regulators of allowing work to begin at Alaska coal mine after the project's permits should have lapsed.
Unlike its bigger rivals, New Hope does not sell its thermal coal to China, where new environmental restrictions and trade tariffs have hit imports.
Turkey's Sabanci Holding cement business expects its sales to rise 10-15% this year after posting a 16% increase to 2.5 billion lira in 2014.
US utility American Electric Power will look into selling its river transportation subsidiary, AEP River Operations.