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Chinese firm operationalizes 1,320 MW coal power plant

2019-08-19 11:21:47 Company,  Thermal Power

China Power Hub Generation Company (CPHGC) has successfully started the commercial operation of its 1,320 megawatts imported coal pow...

China Hubei Jul power coal purchase up 16.4% YoY

2019-08-15 15:45:19 Production & Sales,  Thermal Power

Central China's Hubei province saw its power purchases expanded by 16.4% in scorching July from 4.37 million tonnes a year ago. ...

CBA joins global push to limit emissions by cutting coal exposure by 2030

2019-08-07 16:07:23 Environmental Protection,  International,  Thermal Power

Commonwealth Bank of Australia became the latest company to join a global push to reduce emissions and said it would phase out its ex...

Australia's AGL defers two plants closures to avert blackouts

2019-08-05 08:46:07 International,  Thermal Power

AGL Energy, Australia's biggest power producer, said on August 2 it will keep two power plants open for slightly longer than previous...

Chinese renewable energy investment abroad soars, but coal still dominant

2019-07-31 08:57:38 Thermal Power,  Wind,  Solar

Chinese equity investment in solar, wind and coal power projects in Belt and Road Initiative countries surged from 2014 to 2019, with...

China Anhui H1 raw coal output down 3.4% YoY

2019-07-30 08:48:54 Production & Sales,  Thermal Power

Eastern China's Anhui province saw raw coal production from main coal enterprises inched up 0.5% year on year to 8.99 million tonnes ...

S China city tightens control over coal-fired power projects

2019-07-26 08:28:14 Thermal Power

Zhuhai city in southern China's Guangdong province is to tighten control over new coal-fired power projects in the coming years, said...

China to take targeted measures to implement production halts on industrial firms

2019-07-19 09:00:49 Policy,  Environmental Protection,  Thermal Power,  Steel Products

China will take targeted measures to implement production halts on high energy-consuming industrial companies in a bid to encourage m...

China Energy to expand ultra-low emission coal-fired power, executive

2019-07-18 14:57:00 Company,  Environmental Protection,  Thermal Power

China Energy Investment Corporation, the country's biggest power generator, will add more than 6 gigawatts (GW) of new ultra-low em...

China Jun power coal price index down 6.91% YoY

2019-07-17 16:35:58 Price,  Thermal Power

China's monthly-issued price index of power coal registered a year-on-year decline of 6.91% in June, which was also 1.42% lower compa...

N China city to phase out 28 MW of coal power capacity this yr

2019-07-05 15:50:45 Environmental Protection,  Thermal Power

Shijiazhuang city, the capital of northern China's Hebei province, plans to phase out 28 MW of coal-fired power capacity by the end o...

China Datang-owned thermal power plant in Gansu files for bankruptcy

2019-07-01 09:36:20 Thermal Power

Datang Group, one of China's biggest power generators, said a subsidiary in northwestern Gansu province that operates a coal-fired po...

China's plan to build Kenya's 1st coal plant spoiled

2019-06-27 14:49:51 International,  Thermal Power

China's scheme to build Kenya and east Africa's first coal plant has been stopped, sources noted. Kenyan judges at the N...

Henan major power plants' coal purchase down 10.2% in May

2019-06-26 08:38:03 Thermal Power

Major coal-fired power plants in Henan province saw a 10.15% year-on-year decrease in coal purchase in May, said Henan Energy Regulat...

G20 nations triple coal power subsidies despite climate crisis

2019-06-25 14:07:09 International,  Thermal Power

G20 nations have almost tripled the subsidies they give to coal-fired power plants in recent years, despite the urgent need to cut th...

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1 China Coal Daily Track (Aug 19) 2019-08-19

Thermal coal Production area Some mines in Shaanxi saw full stocks lately amid dull sales given off-peak production measures at cement and chemical plants. Prices fell down in Yuyang and Shenmu

2 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.

3 China import thermal coal market stays weak despite utility purchases 2019-08-19

China's seaborne import thermal coal market remained weak late last week even after one state-owned utility went on a shopping spree. Guodian bought about 1 million tonnes of thermal coal

4 Coal-loving Australia is world's 3rd biggest emissions exporter 2019-08-19

Australia's booming coal industry has made it the world's third-biggest exporter of potential carbon dioxide emissions locked in fossil fuels, placing it only behind oil giants Russia and Saudi Arabia

5 Weekly global coal market news summary (Aug 12-Aug 16) 2019-08-18

India's Jun coal import rises 29% to 24 mln T India's coal imports increased by 28.7% to 24.14 million tonnes in June on the back of softening of non-coking coal prices in the international m

6 China's steel output to drop in H2, Fitch 2019-08-18

China's steel production is set to decline significantly in the latter half of 2019 after reaching a record high in the first half, Fitch Ratings says in its latest report. Crude steel an

7 Chinese thermal coal prices expected to stabilize and rebound 2019-08-16

In the past two weeks, Chinese thermal coal prices continued to fall at northern transfer ports. When players are worrying the market will move down further, the prices have finally stabilized.

8 China Coal Daily Track (Aug 16) 2019-08-16

Thermal coal Production area About 15 miners adjusted down their prices this week in Shaanxi's Yulin, mainly by 10-20 yuan/t. One miner even slashed its prices by 60 yuan/t. Demand from do

9 Chinese thermal coal market begins stabilizing; traders hold up sales 2019-08-16

Chinese domestic spot thermal coal market started stabilizing from half-a-month falling. Most traders expected the market to pick up soon and many of them held up sales for better prices.

10 Indonesian, Australian coal remain directionless in China seaborne market 2019-08-16

Trends of Indonesian and Australian thermal coal remained murky in the largest import market of China, and prices of major grades haven't found strong support as tepid buying and high stockpiles from

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1 Allegiance Coal to broaden coal business in Canada and US 2019-08-16

Australia's energy giant Allegiance Coal has been longing to broaden metallurgical coal business in Canada and the US. The company has been going on with a project in Telkwa, Brit

2 Russian Mechel signs annual coking coal supply contracts with Chinese steel majors 2019-08-12

Mechel, one of the leading Russian mining and metals companies, signed annual contracts for coking coal supplies with two Chinese steel giants, the company said on its website. The supply

3 CHN Energy ranks first among top 50 Chinese coal producers 2019-08-13

State-owned China Energy Investment Corporation (CHN Energy) ranked first among top 50 coal producers in China based on output in 2018, and the energy giant saw coal output reach 524.13 million tonnes

4 Shandong: Almost all coal mines halt operation for typhoon Lekima 2019-08-12

Most coal mines suspended mining operations on August 11 in eastern China's Shandong province to ensure safety during the transit of typhoon Lekima to the province, said the provincial coal mine safet

5 China Jul raw coal output down 3.34% MoM, NBS 2019-08-14

China's raw coal production fell in July from an over 3-year high of 333.35 million tonnes a month earlier, data showed from the National Bureau of Statistics (NBS) on August 14. Even tho

6 Ganqimaodou Jul coal imports up 4.62% MoM 2019-08-16

Ganqimaodou, an inland hub for China-Mongolia coal transportation, saw a month-on-month growth of 4.62% in coal imports in July, statistics data showed. It imported 1.73 million tonnes of

7 China to strengthen safety checks at coal mines 2019-08-13

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 production loopholes and prevent calamities, National Coal Mine Saf

8 Australian Pacific Coal mulls options after regulator bars mine extension 2019-08-13

Australian Pacific Coal said on August 13 it was considering its options after a state regulator refused to extend the life of a mothballed coal mine, partly due to a lack of information around the pr

9 Shaanxi registers highest natural gas output among Chinese provinces 2019-08-15

Northwestern China's Shaanxi province churned out 24.8 billion cubic meters of natural gas in the first half of the year, ranking first among main production bases, showed official data.

10 Weekly China coal market news summary (Aug 12-Aug 16) 2019-08-16

China Jul raw coal output down 3.34% MoM, NBS China's raw coal production fell in July from an over 3-year high of 333.35 million tonnes a month earlier, data showed from the National Bureau of

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1 China Jul coal imports at 2nd highest this yr; tighter curbs expected 2019-08-09

China's coal imports reached a six-month peak of 32.89 million tonnes in July, only second to 33.5 million tonnes in January this year when large volumes of the fuel cleared customs following newly re

2 Chinese ports tighten coal import control for non-local buyers, sources 2019-08-08

Some southern China ports have halt customs clearance for non-local coal importers, sources said, possibly as they don't have enough quotas for the rest months this year. Customs authorit

3 Indonesian thermal coal prices may hit bottom, traders 2019-08-07

Indonesian thermal coal prices may have already touched the lowest level following a spate of decreases since early July, traders suspected, as miners seemed to have no leeway to compromise.

4 Indonesian thermal coal prices further soften amid waning demand 2019-08-09

Indonesian thermal coal prices further weakened in China's seaborne import market, where traders and utilities showed poor buying appetite due to volatile Chinese yuan and customs restrictions.

5 China spot thermal coal outlook dims on worries of waning buying 2019-08-05

The short-term outlook continued to deteriorate for China's spot thermal coal market, as participants generally worried the summer demand peak could come to an end alongside onset of autumn this week.

6 China spot thermal coal extends downside; negative factors to further bite 2019-08-06

Spot thermal coal market has been on a downward trajectory at northern China ports since late last week, with prices of most-active 5,500 Kcal/kg and 5,000 Kcal/kg NAR grades further diving down to er

7 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

8 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

9 Weekly China thermal coal market analysis and forecast 2019-08-06

Spot thermal coal prices were divided at northern China ports last week, with low- and mid-CV coals trending up further amid tight supply while high-CV grades heading lower because of poor demand. The

10 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

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