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Bumi Resources Aims for 90 MnT Coal Output in 2019

15 January 2019 - 20:32
PT Bumi Resources, Indonesia's largest thermal coal producer, expects to produce more than 90 MnT of coal this year, slightly higher than its 2018 estimated growth output of 85 MnT, said Mr Dileep Srivastava, director and corporate secretary of the company.

Turkey: Coal Imports Down 8% M-o-M in Nov'18

15 January 2019 - 20:26
Turkish coal imports have extended its fall in Nov'18, driven by the decline in coal supplies from Russia. Data provided by customs shows that Turkey's coal imports had decreased to 3.74 MnT coal in Nov'18 against 4.08 MnT in Oct'18, which was also 18% lower on the year from 4.58 MnT in Nov'17.

Coal mine collapse in China's Shaanxi kills 21 – People's Daily

14 January 2019 - 07:19
A coal mine roof collapse in northwest China's Shaanxi province killed 21 miners on Saturday, the state-run People's Daily reported on Sunday.

JFE Steel settles 1Q semi-soft contract at $131/t fob

10 January 2019 - 16:06
Japan's JFE Steel has agreed to a first-quarter 2019 contract price of $131/t fob Australia for semi-soft coking coal with Indonesian producer Adaro and Australian mining firm Stanmore Coal.

Indian rescuers struggle to pump out water from flooded mine

4 January 2019 - 21:42
Indian rescuers trying to reach a group of miners trapped in a remote and illegal "rat-hole" coal mine are struggling to pump out water from the 370-foot-deep pit, further dimming their chances of survival more than three weeks into their ordeal.

Indonesian coal trade dampened by holidays

2 January 2019 - 18:49
Fob Indonesia coal prices were little changed again today in a thinly traded market, with activity slow to pick up following the regional 1 January holiday and a public holiday in China on 31 December.

Rio Tinto, Mongolia sign power deal for Oyu Tolgoi copper mine

1 January 2019 - 14:00
Rio Tinto and Mongolia have signed a deal for the supply of power to the miner's giant copper mine extension at Oyu Tolgoi by mid-2023, with both sides saying the framework agreement marked a step forward after a protracted dispute.

Viewpoint: Indonesian coal sellers plan amid volatility

31 December 2018 - 06:51
Regulatory obstacles in Indonesia could hamper coal production in 2019 and uncertainty about China's import policy could also curb exports, even though a number of producers have announced tentative plans to raise output in the coming year.

Mercury limits on coal plants no longer 'appropriate,' EPA Says

30 December 2018 - 06:24
The Trump administration is proposing that limits on mercury pollution from power plants are too costly to justify and no longer “appropriate and necessary,” a finding that could make it difficult to impose more stringent curbs in the future.

Viewpoint: China’s undiminished appetite for US LNG

27 December 2018 - 18:53
China's imposition of tariffs on US LNG imports has seen fewer US cargoes head to China in recent months. But the tariffs have not diminished the longer-term appetite for the ultra-cooled fuel even though recent trade numbers suggest otherwise.
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