Category: Coal

Polish exporter to fill domestic coal hole with U.S. imports

A domestic coal shortage has forced Poland’s largest coal exporter Weglokoks to order a shipment from the United States so that it can honour contracts with its overseas buyers. Weglokoks said on Wednesday that it plans to resell the imported...

/ September 27, 2017

Canada’s Donkin coal mine begins processing ore on site

Donkin mine, the first underground coal operation in Canada’s Cape Breton in 15 years, can process all permitted production on site as its handling, preparation and processing plant is now operational. Kameron Coal’s mine, which began production in March, is expected...

/ September 27, 2017

UK Labour leader says he'll invest in former mining towns and steel industry

Jeremy Corbyn, whose Labour Party came second in the 2017 UK general election, has reached out to communities hit hard by the downtown in the coal and steel industries. The Labour Party leader said a future Labour government would invest...

/ September 26, 2017

China coking coal, coke prices sink again amid oversupply worries

Chinese coal miners at work (Image sourced from Shutterstock) BEIJING, Sept 25 (Reuters) – China’s steel raw materials extended recent losses on Monday, with coking coal down more than 5 percent and coke hitting its lowest in almost two months,...

/ September 26, 2017

China wants to reduce winter pollution by cutting steel production

China is expected to slash in half the rate of steel production in Tangshan, a city in the north-east that produces 11 per cent of the country’s total output. The reduction is aimed at diminishing winter pollution from plants that...

/ September 26, 2017