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China Aggressively Cuts Coal Supply

China Aggressively Cuts Coal Supply

Jan 06, 2017 at 17:24 | MINING.com

China, the world’s largest coal consumer and producer, is not giving up on its long-term plans of reducing the share of coal in its overall energy mix and consequent smog…

Outlook For Coal Unlikely To Improve

Outlook For Coal Unlikely To Improve

Dec 29, 2016 at 11:23 | Michael McDonald

The election of Donald Trump as President of the United States has a lot of implications for a lot of different segments of the economy – coal may not be…

The SEC Wants To Know How $3 Billion Disappeared At This Coal Mine

The SEC Wants To Know How $3 Billion Disappeared At This Coal Mine

Dec 02, 2016 at 10:55 | Dave Forest

Valuation of resource projects is becoming a hot topic in regulatory circles. With the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) earlier this year investigating ExxonMobil’s practices around estimating the…

Why Trump Will Be Unable To Save The American Coal Industry

Why Trump Will Be Unable To Save The American Coal Industry

Nov 30, 2016 at 16:06 | Michael McDonald

It is no secret that the coal industry has faced hard times for the last few years. Environmental concerns led President Obama to institute more stringent regulatory requirements, while cheap…

Can Trump End The War On Coal?

Can Trump End The War On Coal?

Nov 15, 2016 at 15:21 | Leonard Hyman & William Tilles

The “war” on coal is, to us, about as real as the "war" on Christmas. It’s an artifact of political speech which, by its nature, does little to discourage exaggeration.…

Can Trump Really Revive The U.S. Coal Industry?

Can Trump Really Revive The U.S. Coal Industry?

Nov 11, 2016 at 17:44 | Gregory Brew

With the election of Donald Trump as President, forecasters and analysts are dashing to determine how his policies are likely to affect global energy. It’s likely that his measures will…

Chinese Government Intervention Could Kill The Coal Rally

Chinese Government Intervention Could Kill The Coal Rally

Nov 02, 2016 at 11:35 | Dave Forest

Coal has gone from black sheep to red hot over the last month. With soaring prices prompting a sudden burst of optimism amongst miners globally. Glencore, for instance, said this…

Does This Secret $150 Million Payment Show A Coal Rebound Coming?

Does This Secret $150 Million Payment Show A Coal Rebound Coming?

Oct 20, 2016 at 09:29 | Dave Forest

Big week for coal. With prices for Australian thermal jumping above $100 per tonne for the first time since 2012. That marks a 100% rise in thermal coal since…

The Inevitable Decline Of U.S. Coal

The Inevitable Decline Of U.S. Coal

Oct 14, 2016 at 16:43 | Leonard Hyman & William Tilles

Back in the "good old days" when Tony Blair was leading the UK’s “New” Labor Party, he had to keep coal miners — the backbone of the old Labor Party--happy…

This Japanese Energy Giant Is Still Backing Coal

This Japanese Energy Giant Is Still Backing Coal

Oct 14, 2016 at 09:42 | Dave Forest

As I’ve been discussing recently, there have been signs of life for the coal market the last few weeks. And this week, the world’s most hated commodity got another…

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