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Teck doubles coking coal capacity from Ridley Terminals

9 January 2020 - 17:07
Canadian coking coal producer Teck Resources has signed an expanded commercial agreement with port operator Ridley Terminals to double coking coal throughput capacity from the Prince Rupert, British Columbia export terminal.

India pushes ahead with coal sector reforms

9 January 2020 - 16:48
India's coal ministry has identified as many as 40 coal blocks with an estimated production capacity of 150mn t/yr for its maiden commercial coal mining auction to be held before the financial year ends in March.

Low consumption drags on Indian coking coal imports

8 January 2020 - 21:12
Indian coking coal import volumes rose slightly in April-December from a year earlier as steel producers cut production rates in the fourth quarter on weak demand.

Trade union strike hits output at Coal India

8 January 2020 - 21:09
A one-day strike by trade unions in India today has hit output at state-controlled producer Coal India (CIL), potentially curbing the company's broader production plans. But the extent of the impact on production is unclear.

Indian industry calls for removal of carbon tax on coal

7 January 2020 - 19:17
The Federation of Indian Mineral Industries (Fimi) is seeking the removal of a carbon tax on imports and domestic coal ahead of India's federal budget announcement in February.

BHP looks to India for coal growth as China demand declines

7 January 2020 - 14:01
The world’s biggest miner BHP (LON: BHP) is looking to India’s fast-growing economy and its accelerating steelmaking output as a way to help offset the declining Chinese coal demand in the new decade, The Sydney Morning Herald reported.

Chinese coking coal contract prices remain flat in 2020

30 December 2019 - 16:47
Chinese producer Shanxi Coking Coal has maintained long-term contract prices for low-sulphur coking coal in 2020 after a spate of mine accidents resulted in production cuts that tightened supplies.

Viewpoint: Navigating headwinds in US coking coal

30 December 2019 - 16:33
With the average price of US high-volatile type A coking coal at close to $200/t fob Hampton Roads in 2018, bullish mine economics encouraged some US mining firms to increase output or even restart mines.

Viewpoint: US poised for energy policy rush

26 December 2019 - 17:49
President Donald Trump's administration is setting course to rapidly implement changes to energy sector regulations and open new areas to drilling ahead of next year's presidential election.

Indian sponge iron makers eye SA coal alternatives

24 December 2019 - 18:00
Higher South African coal prices are prompting Indian sponge iron manufacturers to look for alternative sources to stay afloat.
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