The largest commodity carriers are poised to profit for the first time this year as Australia exports near-record amounts of coal, diminishing a glut of ships that caused rates to drop as much as 99 percen... Read More.
USTRALIA could phase out almost all its fossil-fuel sourced electricity by 2040 if it doubled the current rate of take-up of solar energy and wind energy maintained its current growth pace, said Professor ... Read More.
India's coal imports jumped 32 per cent, roughly a third, in the first four months of this financial year. The energy-hungry country imported 58.3 million tonnes (mt) of coal between April and July, ... Read More.Civil society groups in Mozambique are crying foul over the actions of an Indian coal-mining company in the remote, northeastern province of Tete. They accuse Jindal Steel of conducting open-pit mi... Read More.Emissions from new coal-fired power stations planned in Guangdong could cause as many as 16,000 deaths in the next 40 years, research by an air-pollution specialist indicates.Tengrinews reported that over 17 million tonne of coal was mined in Karaganda oblast in the first 7 months of 2013, KazTAG reports citing the Akim (governor) of Karaganda Oblast Baurzhan Abdishev.... Read More.Colorado coal production — hit by mining problems and a soft market — has dropped sharply in the first half of 2013.Production for the first six months was d... Read More.The CBI on Tuesday told the apex court that there was no need of prior sanction from government to investigate top bureaucrats in cases where the court was monitoring the probe.... Read More.The Coal Ministry has received replies from companies, including JSPL, GVK Power and NTPC, which were issued show cause notices for delaying the development of blocks, and have sent the same to the conce... Read More.The Central Bureau of Investigation will submit a status report of its probe into the Coalgate scam to the Supreme Court on Tuesday. According to highly placed sources, the report will mention the missin... Read More.Amid uproar over missing coal blocks allocation files, the Central Vigilance Commission (CVC) has convened a meeting with Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) director Ranjit Sinha to discuss the issue ... Read More.
The Centre on Tuesday admitted before the Supreme Court that 189 out of 236 documents sought by the CBI, which is probing coal block allocation scam, are "not-available".
In an aff... Read More.
Of all the Coalgate record sought by the CBI, deliberations of the 35th meeting of the screening committee, which allotted coal blocks to host of influential entities on September 7, 2007, is perhaps the m... Read More.
Australia's Newcastle port shipped 2.76 million mt of thermal and coking coal exports in the seven-day period ended Monday, up 15.5% week on week from 2.39 million mt, the Newcastle Port Corp. said Tue... Read More.
The acquisition of a majority shareholding in miner Gujarat NRE Coking Coal will help India's Jindal Steel & Power Ltd. meet its coking coal requirements almost entirely from captive sources, a New... Read More.
Facing all round attack over the bad state of the economy, Government today said unleashing of more reforms was the way to deal with the situation and pressed for ending the "impasse" in ... Read More.
Abu Dhabi National Energy Co. (TAQA) -- the United Arab Emirates' (UAE) state-owned oil explorer and power supplier -- has deferred a $12 billion project to build coal-fired power plants in Turkey, spa... Read More.
Queensland Resources Minister Andrew Cripps says coal mining in the state's central region is still progressing, despite recent downturns.
Cripps has visited Anglo-American's Moranba... Read More.
The landlocked country aims to regain the top position it lost in the first half by 2015 when transport link to major China market is completed...
Mongolia will have a better chance of regai... Read More.
Sooty air from coal burning triggered the initial melting of the mountain glaciers in the European Alps in the second half of the 19th Century when it caused the snow to turn grey and so reflect less sunli... Read More.