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NW China coal city emphasizes safe operation at coal mines

2019-08-22 18:10:00 Safety

Yulin city, a major coal hub in northwestern China's Shaanxi province, issued new regulations to enhance safe operations of coal mi...

China's coal industry looks to robots for increased safety

2019-08-15 16:37:51 Safety

The dangers of coal mining have long been a concern in China, with accidents and fatalities commonplace, largely due to poor infrastr...

China to strengthen safety checks at coal mines

2019-08-13 17:32:41 Safety

China is about to launch a series of safety checks at coal mines over late-August to the end of September, in a bid to snuff out any ...

Shandong: Almost all coal mines halt operation for typhoon Lekima

2019-08-12 14:40:31 Safety

Most coal mines suspended mining operations on August 11 in eastern China's Shandong province to ensure safety during the transit of ...

Shanxi to strengthen coal mine safety checks during Aug sports event

2019-08-07 15:55:19 Safety

Coal-rich Shanxi province vows to strengthen safety checks at coal mines during the 2nd National Youth Games over August 8-18, local ...

7 dead in N China coal mine accident

2019-08-05 08:58:20 Safety

Seven people were confirmed dead in a coal mine accident in Tangshan city of northern China's Hebei province as of late August 2, sta...

Death toll rises to 7 in SW China coal mine blast

2019-08-05 08:27:09 Safety xinhuanet. com

Seven people were killed in a coal mine blast in Southwest China's Guizhou province, local authorities said late last week. ...

Shanxi orders 84 coal mines to halt operation or construction in H1

2019-07-26 09:25:36 Safety

Northern China's Shanxi province ordered a total 84 coal mines to stop production or construction in the first half of the year, show...

Four feared dead in mishap in Coal India mine in east India

2019-07-24 15:33:07 Safety,  International

Four workers are feared dead and nine have been injured in a landslide at a Coal India Ltd mine in the eastern state of Odisha, a com...

2 missing in central China's gas factory blast

2019-07-22 08:50:54 Safety

Two people are missing after an explosion at a gas plant workshop in the city of Yima, Henan province, on July 19, said local authori...

Golding restarts Baralaba North mine following accident

2019-07-11 15:02:54 Company,  Safety,  International

Baralaba North contractor Golding is producing at the Bowen Basin coal mine again after operations were suspended at the site due to ...

2 killed, 13 injured in N China coal mine accident

2019-07-09 08:54:00 Safety

Two people were killed and thirteen injured in a coal mine accident in northern China's coal-rich Shanxi Province, local authorities ...

Hebei to strengthen controls on mine exploitation

2019-07-03 16:35:07 Safety,  Environmental Protection

Northern China's Hebei province is about to impose strict controls over mine exploitation and vows to curtail mining activities that ...

2 coal mines ordered to halt operation in N China for safety loopholes

2019-07-02 08:55:40 Safety

Local authorities ordered two coal mines to suspend production in Jincheng of Shanxi, key production base in north China, immediately...

Weekly China coal market news summary (Jun 17-Jun 21)

2019-06-21 17:54:15 Price,  Production & Sales,  Safety

China's top coal provinces churn out 70% of total raw coal in Jan-May China's top three coal provinces churned out a combined 6...

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1 China coking coal imports rise 1.8% YoY in Jul, GAC 2019-08-23

China's coking coal imports registered a mild increase of 1.8% compared with a year ago in July, according to the latest official data. The country imported 7.75 million tonnes of coking

2 China Jul coking coal exports climb 15.3% on yr 2019-08-23

China shipped a total 60,000 tonnes of coking coal to foreign countries in July, rising 15% from a year earlier, showed the latest data from the General Administration of Customs (GAC) on August 23.

3 China Jul thermal coal imports up 20.07% on yr 2019-08-23

China's imports of thermal coal (bituminous and sub-bituminous coal) increased 20.07% year on year in July and up 26.33% from the previous month, showed data from the General Administration of Customs

4 Chinese coal mines' cost curve and profitability analysis in Jul 2019-08-23

Profitability of Chinese coal mines significantly weakened from the preceding month in July, showed monitoring data from industry portal on major thermal and coking coal mining areas in nor

5 Summary: China's clean power capacities as of end-Jun 2019-08-23

Solar capacity China's photovoltaic (PV) power installed capacity totaled 185.59 GW as of end-June, up 20% from a year earlier, showed data from the National Energy Administration. &

6 China Coal Daily Track (Aug 23) 2019-08-23

Thermal coal Production area Most mines were facing mounting inventory pressure due to slowed sales in Shaanxi. Some large miners offered pretty low prices to utilities that issued tenders, and

7 Chinese utilities award coal tenders low, hitting import market sentiment 2019-08-23

Several Chinese utilities finalized tenders for import thermal coal at rather low prices, hitting seaborne market sentiment that just showed signs of improvement. One Fujian-based utility

8 Thermal coal sales slide at N China ports; Sep market murky 2019-08-23

Spot thermal coal trades were subsiding at northern Chinese ports, putting suppliers under mounting sales pressure as power plants generally stayed away from the spot market. The heated-u

9 Yancoal Australia H1 net profit surge 56% to A$564 mln 2019-08-22

Yancoal Australia reported the underlying net profit after tax (NPAT) rose 56% from the prior corresponding period to around A$564 million for the half-year ended June 30, 2019, according to its semi-

10 China's largest private CTO producer H1 earnings up by nearly 40% 2019-08-22

Ningxia Baofeng Energy Group, the largest coal-to-olefins (CTO) private company in China, achieved net profit of 1.89 billion yuan in the first half of 2019, marking a 38.14% increase compared with pr

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1 China may further tighten control over coal imports, sources 2019-08-21

China is reportedly further tightening grips on imports of coal into the country through more strict procedures for customs declaration, trade sources said. Market talks said import

2 SouthGobi Resources Q2 coal sales surge 51.7% on yr 2019-08-20

SouthGobi Resources Ltd. has announced on August 20 its financial and operating results for the three months ended June 30, 2019. The company's sales volume surged 51.72% to 0.88 million

3 China's top3 provinces take 70.17% of raw coal output in Jan-Jul 2019-08-19

China's three largest coal bases – Inner Mongolia, Shanxi, Shaanxi – mined 1.47 billion tonnes of raw coal in the first seven months, taking 70.17% of the country's total, showed data from the Nationa

4 China Shenhua Jul commercial coal output down 1.6% on yr 2019-08-20

China Shenhua Energy Co., Ltd., a listed arm of China Energy Investment Corp., saw its commercial coal output decline by 1.6% year on year in July following two months of mild rises, the company said

5 Mongolia Jul coal exports up 9.36% YoY 2019-08-23

Mongolia posted a year-on-year growth of 9.36% in coal exports in July, showed data from the National Statistics Office of Mongolia. Landlocked Mongolia exported 2.78 million tonnes of co

6 China's Daye Special Steel: perhaps the only steel co with earnings growth in H1 2019-08-20

Unlike most Chinese listed steel companies that reported sharp declines in their net profits in the first half of 2019, Daye Special Steel, which just became the largest listed special steelmaker in

7 Taipower invites spot tenders for 800 kt thermal coal 2019-08-21

Taiwan Power Company, the largest power utility in Taiwan, is inviting two thermal coal spot tenders with closing date both at August 28. The power giant is planning to buy 320,0

8 Yancoal Australia H1 net profit surge 56% to A$564 mln 2019-08-22

Yancoal Australia reported the underlying net profit after tax (NPAT) rose 56% from the prior corresponding period to around A$564 million for the half-year ended June 30, 2019, according to its semi-

9 China Jul thermal coal imports up 20.07% on yr 2019-08-23

China's imports of thermal coal (bituminous and sub-bituminous coal) increased 20.07% year on year in July and up 26.33% from the previous month, showed data from the General Administration of Customs

10 Hydropower remains second largest energy source in China 2019-08-19

Hydropower remains the second largest energy in China, second only to thermal power, said Chen Guoqing, general manager of China Yangtze Power Co., Ltd. Thanks to mature technology and fe

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1 Typhoon and rainstorms affect thermal coal handling at N China ports 2019-08-13

Thermal coal loadings have been affected greatly at northern China ports since last weekend, disrupted by Typhoon Lekima and consequent torrential rains. Both inbound rail deliveries and

2 China's import thermal coal market set for a new week of downside 2019-08-13

China's seaborne import thermal coal market is set for a new week of declines, as power producers' buying appetite seemed to be subduing amid high inventory and low consumption, in addition to import

3 Indonesian low-CV coal falls below $40 CFR China 2019-08-12

CFR price of Indonesian 3,800 Kcal/kg NAR coal, the most favored grade for Chinese utilities, has dropped below the $40/t threshold late last week following seven sessions of declines. On

4 Chinese thermal coal comes under pressure for fear of spontaneous combustion 2019-08-15

Chinese thermal coal prices were still under downward pressure on concern that waterlogged coal piled up at northern ports might self-ignite after the weather clears up. "Rain-soak

5 Weekly China thermal coal market analysis and forecast 2019-08-13

Thermal coal prices have been sliding down in China since early this month, hit by weak purchase from power plants alongside rainy and typhoon weather that reduced air-conditioning demand in the coast

6 Chinese thermal coal prices keep going down amid waning demand 2019-08-12

Chinese spot thermal coal market ended a bearish week with further losses at northern transfer ports, as downstream demand remained sluggish on the whole. On August 9, Fenwei CCI index fo

7 Sellers pull back from import thermal coal trades into China 2019-08-14

Foreign miners and Chinese traders pulled back from thermal coal trades in Chinese seaborne import market, owing to poor demand and increased trade risks. Transactions have been rather du

8 Import policy likely to steer China's spot thermal coal market, analysts 2019-08-13

The future trend of China's spot thermal coal market is likely to be largely influenced by the country's stance on import coal policy, which may significantly affect the supply-demand relation in dome

9 Chinese thermal coal traders halt sales; uptick may not last 2019-08-19

Chinese traders generally suspended selling activity of spot thermal coal at northern transfer ports late last week, in a hope to see further price rise in the spot market to raise their profits.

10 China coking coal lacks upward strength; import market grim 2019-08-19

China's coking coal lacked momentum to further move up for the time being. The majority of miners in main production areas held price stable; while a few miners made price cuts as correction to previo

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