IndexBox has reported that in 2019, the Asia Pacific coal market increased by 6.1% to US$751.8 billion, rising for the third consecutive year after four years of decline.
Tim Buckley, IEEFA, Australia, provides a report on the current state of the coal industry in South and Southeast Asia.
According to Rystad Energy, COVID-19 could decelerate energy transition by giving coal an unforeseen boost.
China’s push to improve efficiency as part of its efforts to clean up air and reduce greenhouse gas emissions is set to drive upgrades in both the automotive and manufacturing industries.
Underground mining operations typically experience low-visibility conditions, making traditional surveillance and safety monitoring difficult.
The novel coronavirus (2019-nCoV) is spreading quickly. There are now over 10 000 confirmed infections and the death toll exceeded 200 people on Friday 31 Jan-uary.
China’s imports of coking coal saw steady growth in November 2019, according to data from General Administration of Customs.
China’s thermal coal-derived electricity production growth has again exceeded coal production growth.
Some new coal mining technology developed by Shendong Coal Group Ltd was highlighted at the 18th China Coal & Mining Expo, held in Beijing on 30 October.