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Coal - 25 August 2015

JFE Steel acquire fourth Loesche vertical roller mill

JFE Steel Corp. orders a fourth vertical roller mill, LM 28.3 D, which produces pulverised coal for injection into the blast furnace, from Loesche for its integrated iron and steel works in Fukuyama, Japan.


Cloud Peak Energy expanding Cordero Rojo mine

Cloud Peak Energy enters an agreement with a local landowner near the Cordero Rojo Mine to access additional coal reserves and potentially develop the mine.


India thermal coal imports jump 24%

Indian thermal coal imports at major ports jumped 24% y/y from April – July, despite a government push to increase domestic production.


US coal production rises for week ending 15 August

According to the latest report from the US Energy Information Agency, coal production in the US for the week ending 15 August rose for the second straight week but continues to fall short of last year.