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Shuozhou Jul coal output dips 2.88pct on yr

2017-08-23 09:08:00 Production & Sales sxcoal.com

Shuozhou city in coal-rich Shanxi province produced 13.48 million tonnes of raw coal in July, dipping 2.88% year on year but up 5.58%...

China iron ore futures extends rally as port stocks hit 3-mth low

2017-08-23 08:57:00 Iron Ore reuters.com

Chinese iron ore futures surged nearly 5% to their strongest level in more than five months on August 22 as falling stockpiles of the...

China's steel prices pick up, but big rises unlikely: CISA

2017-08-23 08:48:00 Price sxcoal.com

China's steel prices have begun to rise, but an industry group tried to calm the market on August 22, saying the increase will be lim...

China to set new power transmission prices by end-Oct, NDRC

2017-08-23 08:48:00 Policy reuters.com

China said on August 22 it will set new power transmission prices by the end of October, in its latest effort to liberalise the power...

China coking coal futures up on bullish sentiment

2017-08-23 08:45:00 Coking Coal,  futures sxcoal.com

China's coking coal futures prices further gained across the board on Dalian Commodity Exchange (DCE) on August 22 to the highest lev...

Huolinhe Opencut H1 coal output rises 14.7pct

2017-08-23 08:37:00 Production & Sales sxcoal.com

Inner Mongolia-based Huolinhe Opencut Coal Industry Co., Ltd produced 24.78 million tonnes of raw coal in the first half of this year...

China's thermal coal market edges down; coking coal market ticks up

2017-08-23 08:36:00 Thermal Coal,  Coking Coal sxcoal.com

China's coastal thermal coal market is edging down recently, owing to utilities' waned demand amid decreased power load. Yet there wi...

CGN Nuclear Technology Development H1 net profit up 13.98pct YoY

2017-08-23 08:35:00 Cost & Profit,  Nuclear sxcoal.com

CGN Nuclear Technology Development Co., Ltd, one listed arm of China General Nuclear Power Group, saw its net profit climb 13.98% fro...

Cyclone, Chinese demand boost Mozambique's Moatize coal mine in 2Q17

2017-08-22 18:02:00 Company,  Production & Sales,  International miningweekly.com

Bad weather in Australia and improved demand in China were the factors driving the higher metallurgical coal prices during the second...

Overseas miners continue to uphold thermal coal prices

2017-08-22 18:01:00 Price,  Import & Export,  International,  Ocean-carriage,  Thermal Coal sxcoal.com

Australian miners were holding back thermal coal sales amid impact of strikes by mine workers in the Hunter Valley coal region, pushi...

NTPC to secure 33% of coal requirements from own mines by 2030

2017-08-22 17:42:00 Company,  International economictimes.com

State-owned power generator NTPC Ltd plans to secure around a third of its coal requirement through its own captive coal blocks by 20...

Thermal coal prices level off at China Yangtze River ports

2017-08-22 17:17:00 Price sxcoal.com

Prices of thermal coal changed little at ports along the Yangtze River of China, which have hardly felt any impact of decline at nort...

Inner Mongolia thermal coal prices increase slightly amid rising demand

2017-08-22 16:24:00 Price,  Production & Sales,  Thermal Coal sxcoal.com

Thermal coal prices were rising steadily in Inner Mongolia, as downstream power plants' demand was robust with daily consumption at h...

China Coal Daily Track (Aug 22)

2017-08-22 15:20:00 Price,  Ocean-carriage,  Thermal Coal,  Coking Coal sxcoal.com

Thermal coal Domestic market Shaanxi continued controls on coal sales quota and safety inspection at mines; prices went d...

China to build floating nuclear power plants by 2020

2017-08-22 14:54:00 General sxcoal.com

China plans to build a fleet of floating nuclear reactors to provide energy for remote islands and oil rigs in the South China Seas b...

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1 China coking coal futures up on bullish sentiment 2017-08-22

China's coking coal futures prices further gained across the board on Dalian Commodity Exchange (DCE) on August 22 to the highest level this year, fueled by bullish sentiment over the near-term market

2 China to build floating nuclear power plants by 2020 2017-08-22

China plans to build a fleet of floating nuclear reactors to provide energy for remote islands and oil rigs in the South China Seas by 2020, Chinese experts said after the country recently announced t

3 China coastal coal freight rates drop on weak shipments 2017-08-22

The freight rate for shipping coal on China's coastal routes dropped, pulled down by tepid shipping demand. Coal consumption fell at power plants in late-August, resulting in sluggish res

4 Weekly China met. coke market analysis and forecast 2017-08-22

China's met coke prices further climbed last week. Steel mills basically accepted major coking plants' sixth price hike since late June in order to maintain high operating rates amid favorable profit.

5 Weekly China coal market news summery (Aug 14- Aug 18) 2017-08-21

China finishes 85% of coal overcapacity cutback target of 2017 China has retired 128 Mtpa of coal capacity or 85% of the 2017 target by end of July this year, with 17 Mtpa of the outdated cap

6 China's DCE raises margin size for coke and coking coal futures 2017-08-21

China's Dalian Commodity Exchange will adjust up the margin size for coke and coking coal futures by 12% of the contract value effective August 21 (Tuesday), in a move to curb speculation amid soaring

7 China auctions shale deposits for 1st time 2017-08-21

China for the first time auctioned off shale gas exploration right to a 695 square kilometer swath of land in Southwestern China's Guizhou province, Guizhou Provincial Department of Land and Resources

8 China finishes 85% of coal overcapacity cutback target of 2017 2017-08-18

China has retired 128 Mtpa of coal capacity or 85% of the 2017 target by end of July this year, with 17 Mtpa of the outdated capacity kicked out in the month, showed data from China National Coal Asso

9 China's utilities face losses on exorbitant coal prices 2017-08-18

China's thermal power plants are now subjected to severe losses under high domestic coal prices, despite a rise of power consumption in the first half of year. A Shanxi-based coal-fired p

10 China's Jingtang port embraces first coal containers train 2017-08-18

With hooting whistle piercing the silence, the first train loaded with coal containers arrived at northern China's Jingtang port on August 15, local media reported, marking coal trucks henceforth step

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1 China prolongs customs clearance for Mongolian coal 2017-08-16

The customs clearance for Mongolian coking coal imported into China has been prolonged since the Naadam Festival in Mongolia in mid-July. It now takes at least one month to finish customs

2 World's largest floating solar farm starts operation in Anhui 2017-08-15

A gigantic 40-MW floating solar farm has started generating power in Huainan, a coal-rich city in eastern China's Anhui province, which could power about 15,000 households a year. More th

3 China halts building of coal power plants 2017-08-15

China is holding back from building new coal-fired power plants to avoid risks of overcapacity and promote a clean energy mix. A total of 150 GW of new coal power generation capacity will

4 China to integrate coal and power resources to cut overcapacity 2017-08-15

Chinese government bodies are pushing restructuring in the field of coal and electric power so as to fend off coal-fired power overcapacity, according to a statement released on the official website o

5 China ups pressure on North Korea with ban on coal imports 2017-08-15

China announced it will halt part of imports from North Korea on August 14, as it implemented a package of sanctions passed by the United Nations Security Council on August 6. China will

6 Shanxi halts coal mines after landslide accident; supply may tighten 2017-08-17

North China's coal-rich Shanxi province has ordered production halts at coal mines, mainly opencast mines, operating in Heshun County, Jinzhong city, after a deadly landside accident.

7 China coal industry FAI up 1.6% on yr in Jan-Jul, NBS 2017-08-14

China's fixed-asset investment (FAI) in coal mining and washing industry amounted to 141.3 billion yuan ($21.21 billion) in the first seven months this year, up 1.6% from the previous year, showed dat

8 China halfway to 2020 target to cut 800 Mtpa coal capacity 2017-08-15

China has hit the halfway point towards meeting it target of cutting coal mining capacity by 800 million tonnes a year by end-2020, the state planner said. Tackling industrial and mining

9 IMF urges China to be bolder on steel, coal capacity cuts 2017-08-16

The International Monetary Fund (IMF) urged China to set more ambitious targets for its coal and steel industries to cut excess production capacity and bring more efficient plant on line as Beijing bi

10 Coal India profit lags behind estimates on rising costs 2017-08-15

Coal India, the world's largest producer of the fuel, reported a wider-than expected 23% drop in first-quarter net income as rising expenses continued to dent profitability at the state-owned company,

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1 China coal bases expedite high-quality capacity release 2017-08-15

China's top coal producing provinces are speeding up releasing of high-quality mining capacity recently, in response to the call of the National Development and Reform Commission, aiming to address cu

2 Chinese state planer calls for vigorous coal supply for utilities 2017-08-11

Chinese state planner the National Development and Reform Commission (NDRC) said it will take vigorous measures to secure coal supply for power plants, as rallying coal prices and tight supply have ar

3 Slowing demand points to further weakness in China thermal market 2017-08-17

Utilities showed waning zest in buying thermal coal as their coal burns slid after recent peak, a sign of further ease-off in prices. Daily coal burn at the top six coastal utilities drop

4 China thermal coal market shows signs of stabilization 2017-08-10

Thermal coal prices showed signs of stabilization in China after rising for four weeks, as market players expected demand from utilities to gradually cool off amid fading heatwave. Trader

5 China traders uphold thermal coal prices amid wait-and-see sentiment 2017-08-11

Most traders opted to uphold thermal coal prices in China amid solid demand from inland utilities, yet there's a growing wait-and-see sentiment on worries of slide in utility coal burn as the weather

6 China's six coastal utilities coal stocks hit 3-mth low 2017-08-11

China's six major coastal power utilities saw their coal stocks keep going down since entering August when air conditioners were still exhaling cold air. On August 10, sxcoal.com data sho

7 New capacity expected to calm thermal coal market in China 2017-08-18

Commissioning of vast new coal production capacity would bring more supplies and thus help calm down a red-hot market buoyed by peak power consumption during this summer. China will add 2

8 China's utilities face losses on exorbitant coal prices 2017-08-18

China's thermal power plants are now subjected to severe losses under high domestic coal prices, despite a rise of power consumption in the first half of year. A Shanxi-based coal-fired p

9 China's top six coastal power companies see coal stocks rebound 2017-08-17

Withthe summer peak season of coal burns drawing to the end, coal stocks of China's top six coastal power companies were rebounding gradually to normal levels. Many traders were eager to

10 S. China thermal coal prices dip on lack of demand 2017-08-21

Thermal prices went down at southern China ports, as the demand lost momentum from utilities with lower coal burn. Trade volumes were below market expectations, and prices fell back moder