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Coal India faces growth plan review

2 April 2020 - 18:07
State-controlled mining firm Coal India's (CIL) ambitious output growth plans face a review after recording its first fiscal year-on-year drop in output in around 20 years, with the demand outlook equally clouded because of the impact of the coronavirus pandemic.

Vietnam industries to remain open amid curbs

1 April 2020 - 19:11
Several coal-consuming industries are likely to remain operational in Vietnam along with the power stations even as the government intensifies efforts to contain the coronavirus outbreak. But health-related precautions may result in labour challenges.

Indonesian coal producers consider output cuts

1 April 2020 - 19:09
A number of Indonesian coal mining firms are considering cutting production amid expectations that Asia-Pacific demand will be heavily affected by the coronavirus pandemic.

Mongolia resumes China coal exports

1 April 2020 - 19:02
Mongolia has gradually resumed coal exports to China through four border points from earlier this week, after two delayed restarts since exports halted in early February.

Queensland tightens FIFO mine worker movements

31 March 2020 - 20:07
The Queensland state government has tightened the number of mine workers travelling from Australia's other states to only those critical to operations to combat the spread of the coronavirus outbreak.

Coronado shuts US coal mines

30 March 2020 - 19:10
US-Australian mining firm Coronado Coal is shutting its US mining operations and will ship from stocks in response to the coronavirus-induced economic downturn, although it will maintain operations at its Curragh coking coal mine in Australia.

Indonesia’s Bayan halts coal output at subsidiaries

30 March 2020 - 18:59
Indonesian coal producer Bayan Resources is to halt production at two of its mining subsidiaries until 30 April as a precautionary measure amid the global coronavirus pandemic.

Chinese 2Q coking coal contracts settle higher

30 March 2020 - 18:57
Chinese state-owned producer Shanxi Coking Coal has raised second-quarter contract prices for some of its highest quality coking coal grades while keeping unchanged or lowering prices for other brands.

Indonesian low-CV coal prices hold steady

30 March 2020 - 17:58
The low-calorific value (CV) Indonesian coal market was steady today, although the price outlook remained weak because of sluggish demand.

ESG issues limit US coal industry’s resistance to pandemic – report

27 March 2020 - 14:30
US domestic demand for thermal coal will fall in the near term as individual states shut down much of the industrial economy to try and stem the coronavirus pandemic, and as slowing economic activity cuts US electricity demand in the second quarter of 2020, Moody’s Investors Services said Thursday in a research note, adding that it expects an unprecedented shock to the global economy in the first half of 2020.
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