A round-up of some of this week’s key news items from the international coal industry from updates on coal projects to the latest in clean coal developments.
Coal - 16 October 2015
Coal will become the largest energy source in southeast Asia’s energy mix by 2040, according to the IEA, as regional energy demand is set to grow by 80%.
Exports of Queensland coal are set to break last year’s records, according to the Queensland Resources Council, as demand for coal in southeast Asia continues to grow.
Rio Tinto releases its 3Q15 production results. Results indicate higher hard coking coal and semi-soft coking coal production compared to 3Q14, yet lower thermal coal production compared to last year.