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German coal commission to recommend delaying closures to 2022

16 November 2018 - 16:41
Germany's coal commission may recommend delaying a first wave of coal plant closures to 2022 rather than 2020, German financial daily Handelsblatt reports based on a leaked draft following Thursday's meeting of the commission.

China customs maintains restrictions on coal imports

16 November 2018 - 14:45
China's customs will maintain strict volume quotas for coal in an effort to reverse growth in imports that run counter to the policy goals of the country's main planning agency.

Colonial Coal floats PEA for Gordon Creek mine

15 November 2018 - 18:48
Vancouver-based Colonial Coal International (TSX-V: CAD) has received the preliminary economic assessment for its 100% owned Gordon Creek metallurgical coal project located about 30 km south of Tumbler Ridge. Prepared by Stantec Consulting Services, the PEA demonstrates positive economics.

NZ gov't plans to re-enter doomed Pike River mine to recover remains

15 November 2018 - 18:40
New Zealand's government said on Wednesday it was planning to re-enter the shuttered Pike River coal mine to try to recover the remains of 29 men who died there eight years ago in one of the country's worse industrial disasters.

IEA: Gas to Overtake Coal by 2030

14 November 2018 - 13:46
Natural gas is expected to overtake coal as the world’s second largest energy source after oil by 2030 due to a drive to cut air pollution and the rise in liquefied natural gas (LNG) use, the International Energy Agency (IEA) said on Tuesday.

Indonesia's Jan-Aug Coal Exports Climb 12.24% Y-o-Y, August Exports Drop M-o-M

11 November 2018 - 02:24
Overseas coal shipments from Indonesia, one of the world's largest exporters of thermal coal, rose by 12.24% to 281.03 MnT in January to August this year, from 250.4 MnT in the same period last year, data from the country's central bank, Bank Indonesia shows.

Pet Coke Import Offers Fall; Domestic Prices Remain Firm in India

9 November 2018 - 17:58
Import prices of petroleum coke have decreased substantially over the month, though India’s domestically produced pet coke prices have continued to remain unchanged from the rates that prevailed since the start of this month.

Australia state to roll out new mine rehabilitation rules

9 November 2018 - 11:33
Australia's Queensland state is set to unveil proposed resource regulations next week that will require miners to pay into an "insurance fund" for the remediation of old mines.

Ramaco issues force majeure on Elk Creek coking coal

8 November 2018 - 20:19
US coking coal producer Ramaco Resources yesterday declared force majeure to customers of its Elk Creek project for remaining 2018 contracts, following a storage silo collapse on 5 November.

US House flip puts scrutiny on Trump energy agenda

7 November 2018 - 18:48
Democrats rode a surge in turnout yesterday to win control of the US House of Representatives and offer a new check on President Donald Trump's efforts to dismantle regulations in favor of higher production of oil, gas and coal.
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