US utilities have spent billions of dollars to upgrade their coal-fired power plants to meet tough new environmental regulations, but those investments could be for naught if the Obama administration iss... Read More.Australian Pacific Coal has advised that Rio Tinto Exploration (RTX) has commenced coal exploration at their Mt Hillalong joint venture tenement EPC1824 in the heart of the prolific Bowen Basin, Queensla... Read More.The Australian mining industry welcomed Saturday's election of Prime Minister Tony Abbott and his coalition's pledge to abolish the carbon tax on fugitive greenhouse gas emissions from coal mines... Read More.
India should focus on development and adoption of energy-efficient technologies in order to cut dependence on oil, gas and coal imports, said experts."We need to take cognisance of the escalat... Read More.
The Centre on Monday deftly linked some former prime ministers and senior politicians to the possibility of CBI examining PM Manmohan Singh in the coal blocks allocations case.
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Gains from weak rupee would get capped for the integrated aluminium producer that continues to see lumpiness in profitability due to disruption in coal supplies, which is likely to continue till its Utkal ... Read More.
Green is in on Wall Street. Or so you'd think, if you believe the sustainability policies of some of the United States' biggest banks. Bank of America, Citi, Goldman Sachs, JP Morgan and Morgan Sta... Read More.
Ahead of the crucial meeting of CIL with the trade union on strike notice, the Coal Ministry has written to the Department of Disinvestment stating that the proposed stake sale in PSU is co... Read More.
A year after the coal block allocation scam came into the spotlight, which landed the United Progressive Alliance government in trouble, the petroleum and natural gas ministry is gearing up to take another... Read More.
Taking a serious note of the recent development over unsuitability of a captive coal block allotted to state-owned Odisha Thermal Power Corporation Ltd (OTPCL), the state energy minister has asked all user... Read More.
he coal shortage in the country is finally going to hit the consumers in a big way. Union ministry of power (MoP) has directed all state electricity regulatory commissions (SERCs) including MERC to allow p... Read More.
Union coal minister Sriprakash Jaiswal on Monday said, "An inter-ministerial committee has been constituted to search the missing documents of the alleged coal scam.
Almost 95% of... Read More.
The cemetery has been relocated, the houses abandoned, the shop windows boarded up and the main street is deserted.
The tiny western German ghost town of Immerath is making room for th... Read More.
Coal of Africa Limited announced that the Limpopo Department of Economic Development, Environment and Tourism has granted Environmental Authorization in terms of National Environmental Managementand the En... Read More.
In a holiday somewhat overlooked in the West, on 25 August, Miners' Day, Russian Prime Minister Vladimir Putin sent to the Russian Federation’s coal industry workers and veterans a congratulatory... Read More.
Platts said that the current Chinese price for thermal coal is below the cost of production for more than 90% of domestic miners. That's a huge revelation for the global thermal coal market. No one in ... Read More.
China's Zhengzhou Commodities Exchange will launch a steam coal futures contract as early as the end of the month, exchange officials said, aiming to tap growing demand for hedging tools in the world... Read More.
Essar Power plans to start mining from the Mahan captive coal block at Singrauli in Madhya Pradesh by the end of 2014.
The mine, which was caught in various regulatory hurdles, has now been ... Read More.
Poland, Europe’s second-biggest producer of coking coal, said it’s in talks with Steel Authority of India Ltd. (SAIL) to sell coal-mining assets as the company seeks more of the raw material fo... Read More.
With the signing of the fuel supply agreements (FSA) for two thermal-electricity plants, the 1980-megawatt unit at Talwandi Sabo and the 1,400-MW project at Rajpura will start operating within this... Read More.