Coal plays a large role in Malaysia’s energy scheme and is fully imported. Some 63%, is imported from Indonesia, with another 24% coming from Australia and the remainder from nations as far away as... Read More.Union Coal Secretary Inder Jit Singh, today visited mines owned by the Central Coalfields Limited (CCL) in Jharkhand's Ramgarh district today, CCL officials said.
Read More.India's coal demand rose 7.5 percent to about 900 million tonnes in the year ending March 2018, Coal Minister Piyush Goyal told lawmakers on Wednesday.Coal is expect... Read More.There is no shortage of coal for the power sector as coal-based power generation grew by 5.3 percent in the April-June quarter, the government said today. In a written reply to the Lok Sabha, Coal Minist... Read More.Coking coal end-users in southern China are taking a step back from making seaborne purchases, given that port authorities are now prioritizing thermal coal imports over coking coal to meet summer power ... Read More.Scientists have created a sustainable alternative to traditional concrete using coal fly ash, a waste product of coal-based electricity generation. The advance tackles two major environmental problems at... Read More.JSW Steel has restarted coking coal mining in the US after a gap of almost three years. Operations in the mines located in West Virginia were suspended after coking coal prices dropped below production c... Read More.China produced 298 million tonnes of coal in June, down 1.4 percent to an eight-month low, the National Bureau of Statistics said on Monday, as government checks on heavy industry aimed at cutting pollut... Read More.Coal imports, which had declined over the last four years, are expected to shoot up, with power plants running short on stocks.Earlier this month, the Union power minist... Read More.According to the latest data from Indonesia's Energy and Mineral Resources Ministry, the nation's coal production reached 163.4 million tons in the first half of 2018. This may seem a very low fi... Read More.Wetter than normal weather in recent months has slowed coal shipments from one of the main producing regions in Indonesia, the world’s top thermal coal exporter, according to weather data, brokers ... Read More.Benchmark seaborne thermal coal prices jumped to $120.10 per tonne on Thursday, its highest level since November 2012, thanks to tight supply in key Asian export regions. Measured from lows hit end-2015,... Read More.The decline in coal imports by India’s power plants points to distress in an increasing number of generators and a domestic supply shortfall.Imports by power stati... Read More.The decline in coal imports by India’s power plants points to distress in an increasing number of generators and a domestic supply shortfall.Imports by power stati... Read More.Taking stock of coal supply situation in the country, Union Coal Minister Piyush Goyal on Monday asked Coal India to focus on meeting coal demand, particularly that of power sector.Read More.Government-run thermal power plants must import coal to compensate for domestic coal shortages, the Central Electricity Authority of India (CEA) has said in response to a power ministry directive to take... Read More.Benchmark seaborne thermal coal prices jumped to $120.10 per tonne on Thursday, its highest level since November 2012, thanks to tight supply in key Asian export regions. Measured from lows hit end-2015,... Read More.Electric utilities in Japan and other Asian countries are driving blind when it comes to coal prices after the failure of Japan’s Tohoku Electric and Glencore to agree on an annual thermal coal con... Read More.Swiss Re starts the implementation of its thermal coal policy announced in June 2017. Under the coal policy, Swiss Re will not provide re/insurance to businesses with more than 30% exposure to thermal co... Read More.At a time when the power sector is grappling with a severe coal shortage, it has come to light that the recruitment policy for top jobs in Coal India (CIL) and its group companies is in limbo. While at l... Read More.