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Indian coal imports rise at the fastest rate in 3-1/2 years
October 25, 2018, 6:50 pm
NEW DELHI, Oct 25 (Reuters) - India’s thermal coal imports rose at the fastest pace in three-and-a-half years in the September quarter, spurred by new demand and domestic infrastructure bottlenecks that are threatening government plans to cut foreign supplies.
Imports jumped 35 percent to...
China's Shandong halts 41 coal mines after accident
October 22, 2018, 6:44 pm
BEIJING (Reuters) - Authorities in eastern China’s Shandong province ordered 41 coal mines to halt production for security checks, state-run Xinhua news agency reported on Monday, after an accident at a mine in the province killed three people.
The accident on Sunday occurred at a coal...
U.S. greenhouse emissions fell in 2017 as coal plants shut
October 18, 2018, 7:46 pm
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Greenhouse gases emissions from the largest U.S. industrial plants fell 2.7 percent in 2017, the Trump administration said, as coal plants shut and as that industry competes with cheap natural gas and solar and wind power that emit less pollution.
The drop was steeper than...
EDF says protests could hit French coal power plants until 2019
October 17, 2018, 7:57 pm
PARIS (Reuters) - French utility EDF (EDF.PA) said on Wednesday that protests could hit its coal power plants in France until the end of June 2019, due to the legislative process that would lead to the adoption of France’s long-term energy policy.
The French government is expected to...
Australia’s coal sector hopeful
October 15, 2018, 3:40 pm
A new report prepared by Commodity Insights for the Minerals Council of Australia forecasts that the demand for metallurgical coal to 2030 will grow by over 95Mt, from 275Mt in 2017 to 372Mt in 2030; this is a 2.3% growth or around 7.5Mt per annum.
Such a growth would be the equivalent of a...
World Bank won't back Kosovo coal power plant project
October 11, 2018, 2:57 pm
PRISTINA, Oct 10 (Reuters) - The World Bank said on Wednesday it would not support a planned 500-megawatt (MW) power plant in Kosovo, the Balkan country’s first major energy project in more than two decades, because it would use coal rather than cheaper renewable fuels.
Global coal mining industry sees compound annual growth
October 10, 2018, 7:12 pm
The global coal mining market is growing, with a CAGR of close to 2% from 2018-2022, according to a coal mining report published by Technavio.
Technavio states the industry is largely driven by coal requirements and a rise in electricity generation, and has seen an overwhelming response due to...
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