Government will rule on coalbed methane project

Government will rule on coalbed methane project

Dart Energy has lost patience with Shropshire councillors, asking a government inspector to rule on coalbed methane drilling plans

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New lease of life for Polish coal mine

New lease of life for Polish coal mine

New World Resources will revive the Debiensko coal project in Poland, following results of pre-feasibility study

Chinese coal production drops in 2014

Chinese coal production drops in 2014

Chinese coal production dropped last year for the first time since 2000, according to figures from the China National Coal Association.

Coal firms to press ahead with production in Botswana

Coal firms to press ahead with production in Botswana

Coal explorers in Botswana are pressing ahead with plans to begin production without the Trans-Kalahari railway

India could allow commercial coal mining in the near future

India could allow commercial coal mining in the near future

India could open up its coal industry to commercial mining by private companies in the near future, said the country’s Minister for Coal and Power.

 

Republicans say EPA’s coal ash rule would create confusion

Republicans say EPA’s coal ash rule would create confusion

In the US, House Republicans have argued that rules to regulate the handling of coal ash will only create confusion

Coal still king... just

Coal still king... just

Coal-fired generation remained top of the UK energy mix in 2014 but faced strong challenges from gas and renewables.

A week in coal: 23 January

A week in coal: 23 January

The World Coal news team rounds up the headline stories that broke in the global coal industry this week

Ember Resources CBM play pays dividends

Ember Resources CBM play pays dividends

Ember Resources backing of coalbed methane in Canada is paying dividends

 

Congress, courts and governors

Congress, courts and governors

The head of the National Mining Association outlines three reasons to be positive on the chances of challenging the Clean Power Plan in 2015.

Anglo American reviews coal portfolio

Anglo American reviews coal portfolio

Coal mines may be put up for sale as Anglo American reviews its broader coal portfolio

Is South32 in Glencore’s cross hairs?

Is South32 in Glencore’s cross hairs?

The company does not officially exist but already there are rumours that Glencore may target South32 for takeover.

EIA release Week 3 2015 US coal production estimate

EIA release Week 3 2015 US coal production estimate

The US Energy Information Administration has released its estimate for week 3 production at US coal mines.

 

Peabody names new CEO

Peabody names new CEO

Peabody Energy names Glenn L Kellow as President and CEO

NMA’s Quinn responds to SOTU address

NMA’s Quinn responds to SOTU address

Hal Quinn calls for policies to boost economic growth rather than raise electricity bills and suffocate mine permitting in red tape.

China pledges to cut coal consumption at Davos

China pledges to cut coal consumption at Davos

At the World Economic Forum in Davos, Chinese Premier Li Keqiang said China will look to cut use of coal, while also promoting clean coal technologies

Debut for new coal carrier

Debut for new coal carrier

Mitsui OSK Line takes delivery of new bulk carrier ship to transport coal for power utility Chubu Electric Power

 

 
 

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