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China's coal use falling faster than expected

China's coal use falling faster than expected

Beijing has said it will do all it can to limit its addiction to coal to reduce pollution.

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UK Coal secures funding for managed closure of deep mines

UK Coal secures funding for managed closure of deep mines

Deal will allow the company to safely close Kellingley Colliery in Yorkshire and Thoresby Colliery in Nottinghamshire.

Agreement of joint development of a coal-fired power plant

Agreement of joint development of a coal-fired power plant

Idemitsu Kosan, Kyushu Electric Power, and Tokyo Gas have agreed to jointly proceed with the development of a coal-fired power plant.

EU regulators take Britain to court over coal plant

EU regulators take Britain to court over coal 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.

Mining OEMs risk losing share in Asian aftermarket

Mining OEMs risk losing share in Asian aftermarket

Independent third-party providers already have a large market share of non-essential parts and are threatening to capture market share away from OEMs.

 

Will low LNG prices cloud the outlook for coal?

Will low LNG prices cloud the outlook for coal?

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.

Glencore to close West Wallsend underground coal mine

Glencore to close West Wallsend underground coal mine

The decision is consistent with West Wallsend’s life of mine planning.

Australian coal prices fall to pre-2008 crisis levels

Australian coal prices fall to pre-2008 crisis levels

Australian physical coal prices have fallen to levels not seen since before the 2008/2009 financial crisis as Chinese demand suffers.

India's coal imports to jump 19% to 200 million t in 2014/15

India's coal imports to jump 19% to 200 million t in 2014/15

Jump comes as power companies add capacity to meet rising demand even as millions go without electricity.

 

Kyushu Electric Power joins globalCOAL

Kyushu Electric Power joins globalCOAL

globalCOAL® has announced that Kyushu Electric Power has joined its online coal trading platform.

New Bucket Wheel Excavators for NLC in Neyveli, India

New Bucket Wheel Excavators for NLC in Neyveli, India

NLC has installed two new state-of-the-art Bucket Wheel Excavators for their Mines-II Project.

W.S. Tyler announces name change to Haver & Boecker

W.S. Tyler announces name change to Haver & Boecker

W.S. Tyler is expanding and will now offer the full line of technology provided by its parent company, Haver & Boecker.

Beijing to shut all major coal power plants to cut pollution

Beijing to shut all major coal power plants to cut pollution

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.

 

Green groups say Alaska coal mine operating with expired permits

Green groups say Alaska coal mine operating with expired permits

Environmentalists accuse U.S. mining regulators of allowing work to begin at Alaska coal mine after the project's permits should have lapsed.

Australia's New Hope hunts for more coal as others contract

Australia's New Hope hunts for more coal as others contract

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 unit expects 2015 sales increase

Turkey's Sabanci Holding cement unit expects 2015 sales increase

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.

AEP explores sale of barge transportation subsidiary

AEP explores sale of barge transportation subsidiary

US utility American Electric Power will look into selling its river transportation subsidiary, AEP River Operations.

 

 
 

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