China is to ban all coal imports from North Korea, including coal that is already in transit.
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Paringa Resources Ltd has announced an updated 328 million t coal resource estimate (CRE) for the Poplar Grove and Cypress Mines located in the Illinois Coal Basin in Kentucky, US.
The Minerals Council of Australia reports that the Australia is committed to continuing on a low emissions pathway.
FAMUR S.A. has announced it will supply a longwall system to the Russian Chertinskaya-Koksovaya mine.
Northern Railways and Ulaanbaatar Railways JSC have signed a cooperation agreement to progress the commercialisation of the Erdenet to Ovoot Railway.
Benjamin Sporton, CEO of the World Coal Association (WCA), has offered insights into the new global dynamics of coal, as a keynote speaker at the United States Energy Association briefing in Washington DC.
Not only has Cloud Peak Energy maintained a steady financial performance, it has also achieved the best safety record in its history.
The Association has warned that the UK government’s plans for a coal phase out are unrealistic and damaging for the energy sector.
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"Very simply, Canada is not as attractive as it used to be for mineral investment, and competition for those dollars is growing globally,” said Pierre Gratton, President and CEO, MAC.
Teck Resources Ltd has reported unaudited record 4Q16 adjusted profit attributable to shareholders of CAN$930 million.
Work for the Environmental and Social Impact Assessment for Kibo Mining’s Mbeya coal to power project has been completed.
American Coal Council and the Coal Trading Association are combining together to form one organisation, under the existing American Coal Council name.
South32 delivers strong financial results and announces first interim dividend.
BHP Billiton appoints Grant Kill to the company’s board as an independent Non-Executive Director.
An independent report commissioned by government, industry and research organisations has laid down a comprehensive plan for carbon capture and storage (CCS) deployment in Australia.
Having experience a four-year contraction in large equipment deliveries early in 2016, shipments of large mobile opencast mining equipment shipped during the last calendar quarter increased by almost 30%.
According to a new Climate Analytics report, the EU will need to phase out CO2 emissions from all of its coal plants in the next 15 years if it is to honour the Paris Agreement’s long-term temperature goals.
Following the appointment of George Roskos as Director of Atlantic Carbon Group plc (ACG), the majority of ACG Directors are no resident and based in the USA.
Mechel’s reported strong coal sales in 4Q16, which was achieved by concentrating sales in a profitable Asian market.
The ‘Coal: Making the future possible” campaign highlights the role coal has to play in future energy generation.
The Botswana Chamber of Mines has announced that it will adopt the Towards Sustainable Mining initiative.
Anglo American plc has announces that Sir John Parker has informed the Nomination Committee of the Board of Anglo American of his intention to step down.