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Top US private coal miner Murray Energy files for bankruptcy

1 November 2019 - 03:32
Murray Energy, the US largest privately owned coal producer led by outspoken Donald Trump ally Robert Murray, has filed for chapter 11 protection, as the fossil fuel’s role in the country’s energy mix continues to diminish.

Mongolia coal giant ramps up work on $1 billion Hong Kong IPO

1 November 2019 - 03:20
Mongolian state-owned coal miner Erdenes Tavan Tolgoi JSC is ramping up work on a planned Hong Kong initial public offering that could raise more than $1 billion, people familiar with the matter said.

Analysis: China's coal addiction is too deep to quit too soon

14 November 2019 - 19:17
Singapore — China's voracious appetite for coal may be nearing its peak consumption level, but the country's love affair with one of the cheapest fuels is unlikely to end anytime soon, despite Beijing's efforts to turn the skies of Asia's biggest energy consumer blue.

Indian coking coal imports contract through state ports

13 November 2019 - 18:00
Indian coking coal imports moving through 12 key state-controlled ports during April-October have contracted amid weakness in the steel sector.

China seeks to suspend coal imports at all ports

13 November 2019 - 16:36
Beijing verbally told all regional customs authorities today to suspend coal imports because the country's receipts appear set to exceed the limit set for 2019.

Weak demand pressures low-CV Indonesian coal prices

12 November 2019 - 16:22
The low calorific value (CV) Indonesian physical coal market came under further pressure from weak Chinese demand, as details emerged of a deal concluded at a lower price than recent similar transactions.

Africans Insist on Developing Oil, Gas and Coal Reserves

9 November 2019 - 15:20
Ahandful of protesters on the ground floor of the cavernous Cape Town International Convention Centre spread fake oil on the ground and chanted, demanding an end to fossil fuels.

Coal traders rush to exit amid Chinese import controls

6 November 2019 - 17:52
Traders in China have been rushing to sell off their coking coal cargoes since last week as reports surface of bans on customs clearance and vessel discharge at ports across China.

Australia’s pro-coal prime minister signals war on climate activism

5 November 2019 - 03:25
Radical. Extreme. Anarchists: Scott Morrison’s choice of language Friday made it clear how he views some environmental protesters. Now the Australian prime minister is signaling he will legislate to stymie what he says is their threat to commercial decisions and the economy.

Germany’s coal consumption continues to go down

4 November 2019 - 03:14
Lignite and bituminous coal produced 50% less energy than renewables in Germany during the first three quarters of 2019, a new report by the Centre for Solar Energy and Hydrogen Research Baden-Württemberg (ZSW) and the German Association of Energy and Water Management (BDEW) reveals.
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