Coal Market News

European coal market struggles with surge of off-spec flows

21 Sep 2018 | Source: S&P Global Platts

London — The European thermal coal market was struggling with close to record high stockpiles at the key Amsterdam-Rotterdam-Antwerp hub, as an increased volume of off-spec coals flowed into the region, sources said Thursday. &#....

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Atlantic met coal prices soften with limited near-term spot activity

21 Sep 2018 | Source: S&P Global Platts

Pittsburgh — Atlantic metallurgical coal spot prices traced back Thursday, after a peak in US export prices last week. Activity did not follow to confirm spot export trade, as uncertainty around US East Coast exports eased w....

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Coal exports from top shipper hobbled with miners facing constraints

19 Sep 2018 | Source: Mining.com

Coal exports from Indonesia will be restrained this year, which could frustrate a plan by the government to ease a burgeoning trade deficit while keeping prices elevated, according to an industry group.

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Atlantic met coal prices stable as contract deal making continues

19 Sep 2018 | Source: S&P Global Platts

Atlantic metallurgical coal spot prices were stable Tuesday, after prices hit a peak during the build up to Hurricane Florence last week and as ship queues in the US and off Queensland constrained short-term spot offers.

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Japan's Hokkaido Electric to restart coal-fired unit amid tight supplies

18 Sep 2018 | Source: Reuters

Japan’s Hokkaido Electric Power said it would resume operations of the 350-megawatt No.1 unit at its key coal-fired Tomato-Atsuma power plant as early as Tuesday, helping beef up capacity amid tight supplies following a powerful quake that hit ....

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Winter shutdowns to hit Chinese coal hardest: New Hope

18 Sep 2018 | Source: Australian Financial Review

Industrial shutdowns to improve air quality during the Chinese winter will hit the Middle Kingdom's domestic coal miners harder than Australian producers who ship coal to China, according to New Hope Coal chief executive Shane Stephan.

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Australian miner New Hope says coal prices to push higher

18 Sep 2018 | Source: Reuters

Australian miner New Hope Corp on Tuesday said thermal coal prices would push higher in coming months, extending a rise that helped boost its profits in the last financial year.

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Japan's Marubeni to halve coal-fired power capacity by 2030

18 Sep 2018 | Source: Reuters

Japanese trading house Marubeni Corp said on Tuesday it would halve its net coal-fired power generating capacity of about 3 gigawatts in the current business year by 2030 to reduce its greenhouse gas emissions.

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Indonesian coal prices hold steady

17 Sep 2018 | Source: Argus

Indonesian thermal coal prices held steady today, with a number of market participants adopting a wait-and-see approach while assessing possible damage to infrastructure in south China following a major tropical storm.

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More Than Half of South Africa's Coal Plants Low on Stock

17 Sep 2018 | Source: Bloomberg

More than half of South Africa’s core coal plants are running low on fuel, with at least four holding less than 10 days of supply, and the country’s power utility plans on trucking and railing emergency stocks as far as 400 kilometers &#x....

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