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Energy / Coal

White House Doubles Down On Coal Despite New Climate Report

Nov 26, 2018 at 15:48 | Tim Daiss

President Trump has spent much of the first two years of his presidency at odds with environmentalists over numerous issues, but now that disagreement also includes the federal government. On…

Coal To Liquid Fuel Could Become Much Cheaper

Oct 26, 2018 at 17:19 | Brian Westenhaus

Eindhoven University of Technology researchers have developed iron-based catalysts that substantially reduce operating costs and open the door to capturing the large amounts of CO2 that are generated for…

White House Shelves Coal Industry Incentives Plan

Oct 16, 2018 at 10:50 | Irina Slav

President Trump has reportedly cancelled a plan proposed by Energy Secretary Rick Perry to provide financial support for troubled coal-fired power plant operators, Politico says, quoting four unnamed sources…

Hurricane Florence Could Send Coal Prices Soaring

Sep 14, 2018 at 14:15 | MINING.com

As Hurricane Florence — a monster Category 2 storm — takes aim at southeastern United States, one of the country’s most important coal export hubs has halted operations due to looming…

Why Can’t Japan Kick Coal And Nuclear?

Sep 14, 2018 at 14:00 | Haley Zaremba

Earlier this year we reported on a startling anomaly in the global energy market that even the experts couldn’t have predicted. Just one nation, alone against the greening tides,…

India’s Coal Reliance Deepens

Aug 24, 2018 at 16:37 | Ag Metal Miner

When it comes to coal, India’s litany of woes continues. Despite high prices in international markets, imports continue to rise — and there’s no letting up on that front. After…

Turkey’s Tariff Hike On U.S. Coal Imports Could Backfire

Aug 17, 2018 at 16:40 | MINING.com

Turkey's move to hike tariffs on US imports this week threatens the country’s coal supply since a weakened lira will likely make the commodity a very expensive one, even as…

Is This The Next Coal Megaproject?

Jul 24, 2018 at 12:33 | Viktor Katona

Some 80km from the Chinese border, the tiny Russian village of Yerkovtsy might provide the setting for a new Russo-Chinese megaproject. The 38 BCm/year Power of Siberia (and its potential…

Thermal Coal Prices Are Soaring

Jul 06, 2018 at 14:21 | MINING.com

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…

It’s Time To Sell Coal Stocks

Jun 08, 2018 at 16:31 | Martin Tillier

Trading is, by nature, short-term. It involves rapid reaction to news and anticipating what that will mean for whatever you are trading in the next few minutes, hours, days, or…

Trump’s Bizarre Bid To Bailout Coal And Nuclear

Jun 05, 2018 at 16:25 | Nick Cunningham

The Trump administration is pulling out all the stops to give a leg up to coal and nuclear, moving to take unprecedented action to intervene in the U.S. electricity markets…

Could China Save The U.S. Coal Industry?

Jun 04, 2018 at 14:10 | Haley Zaremba

China may soon be buying a lot more coal from the United States as part of a larger plan to narrow its trade deficit with Washington, according to reporting by…

The One Nation Returning To Coal

May 07, 2018 at 12:00 | Haley Zaremba

As the developed world moves farther and farther away from coal-fired energy, one major economy is breaking the trend. Japan, in a move that few could have foreseen, has opened…

Why China’s Shale Boom Is Struggling

Apr 20, 2018 at 18:06 | Irina Slav

A few years ago, there was a lot of talk about a Chinese shale revolution as the country’s fast-growing demand for natural gas sparked enthusiasm in the exploration of its…

The Billion Dollar Bet On European Coal

Mar 16, 2018 at 16:09 | MINING.com

 Sometimes one man’s trash can be another man’s gold. Czech energy magnate Pavel Tykac is ready to spend 1 billion euros ($1.2 billion) of his own cash on aging coal…

Is Russia Helping North Korea Export Coal?

Jan 26, 2018 at 16:47 | RFE/RL staff

North Korea has exported coal to Japan and South Korea via Russian ports in a probable violation of UN sanctions, Reuters is reporting. In its January 25 report, Reuters cited…

Why China Can’t Shake Its Coal Dependency

Jan 23, 2018 at 11:51 | Kent Moors

Thanks to Mother Nature and administrative decision-making, China’s drive to reduce the use of coal has hit a roadblock. You see, China entered 2017 aggressively trying to reduce coal capacity.…

China Looks To Create Supersized Coal Companies

Jan 12, 2018 at 17:25 | MINING.com

China said on Friday it plans to create several "super-large" coal mining companies by the end of 2020 as the world's biggest producer of the fuel ramps up years of…

Federal Regulators Deal Huge Blow To The Coal Industry

Jan 10, 2018 at 14:01 | Nick Cunningham

Trump’s bailout for coal and nuclear plants was unanimously rejected by regulators on Monday, undermining the administration’s effort to prop up the ailing industries. The Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC),…

The Death Of Europe’s Coal Industry

Dec 13, 2017 at 12:44 | Nick Cunningham

More than half of Europe’s coal plants are already bleeding cash, but by 2030, the percentage of coal plants in Europe that report negative cash flow could explode to an…

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