3.3 million t of coal were produced from the Solntsevsky Coal Mine, Russia, owned by the East Mining Company in the first half of this year, 240% higher than the indicators of the same period last year.
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Contura Energy (Contura) submits registration statement on Form S-4 with the US Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) relating to the proposed merger between Contura, ANR, Inc. and Alpha Natural Resources Holdings (together, Alpha).
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.
Whitehaven Coal shares its coal production results for the June quarter, with a key highlight being record quarterly production at its Maules Creek mine in New South Wales (Australia).
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.
The OptiFlox system will be trialled on the tailings thickener to maximise the use of water, improve productivity and reduce overall operational costs.
GE Power’s Ostroleka coal power plant technology will be specifically designed for operational flexibility to improve start time, start fuel, ramp-up and turn-down rate, and minimum load.
TEPCO Fuel and Power and Mitsubishi Hitachi Power Systems have launched a digital solution service aimed at improving asset value of clean coal power plants.
Sales volume in January - June increased by 12% compared to the same period last year and amounted to 59.9 million t of coal and other bulk goods.
With a history of challenging federal regulatory power, US President Trump has nominated Brett Kavanaugh for the Supreme Court.
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The key recommendation of a report from the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission has been welcomed by the Minerals Council of Australia.
Spain’s Mine Closure Plan seeks to guarantee the orderly closure of 26 coal mining units by the end of 2018. It includes €2.13 billion in government subsidies to support the closure of these mines.
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.
CONSOL Energy and CONSOL Coal Resources have scheduled a second quarter 2018 earnings release and conference call
The new minister will have to resolve regulated gas prices and sulfur limits on coal imports.
Chinese port restrictions have forced steel producers to look for alternative ports in order to berth their vessels carrying metallurgical coal.
PHOENIX Process Equipment’s new website design is set to create a seamless online experience for customers and business partners.
An OptiFlox system is set to be trialled on a Phoenix Process Equipment Co. belt press filter in a coal handling preparation plant for a six month period.
Russian coal prices in Europe have reached a six year high of US$93.44/t.
NETL researchers are using lasers to make better sensors that work more efficiently inside the harsh environments of power generation systems.
Following Benjamin Sporton’s departure, WCA Communications and Strategy Director Katie Warrick will serve as Interim CEO during the organisation’s transition period.
Sloane Energy Group intends to construct a new ultra-supercritical coal power plant in Colombia.
The Department of Energy’s Office of Fossil Energy has announced its new Head of Clean Coal and Carbon Management.
The U.S. Department of Labor is seeking input on a retrospective study of the respirable coal mine dust rule.