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Vostochny port handles record coal in 1H18

Vostochny port (Russia) handles 5% more coal in the first half of 2018 compared with the same corresponding period in 2017 which equates to an all-time record.

21 coal mines to close in coming decades?

In addition to the 21 threatened mines, there are 154 mines in the US that sold coal to just one US utility-scale buyer last year. An additional 44 mines sold their coal to just two such buyers last year, some of which are among the coal plants already slated for retirement.

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QRC calls for greater competition in electricity market

Ian Macfarlane, Chief Executive of the Queensland Resources Council, also said that North Queensland would benefit from a new HELE coal-fired power station to help reinforce the National Electricity Market.