Coal Market News

Rail exports of Russian coal improve

23 May 2019 | Source: Argus

Russian coal shipments for export fell slightly in April from March but were 5.5pc above the same period last year, reflecting higher supplies to ports amid firmer demand from customers in Europe and southeast Asia. Export growth could reflect attrac....

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Colombia coal production up 6.5% in first quarter

23 May 2019 | Source: Reuters

Colombia, the world’s fifth-largest exporter of coal, produced 20.9 million tonnes of the fuel in the first quarter, up 6.5% from the same period in 2018, government figures showed on Wednesday.

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Qld Premier ‘sick’ of Adani delays

22 May 2019 | Source: Mining Weekly

Queensland Premier Annastacia Palaszczuk has instructed the Coordinator-General to set a timetable for the resolution of two outstanding approvals for Indian major Adani’s proposed Carmichael coal mine, saying she was “sick” of the ....

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Royalty changes would risk Japanese coal market exports and Queensland jobs

22 May 2019 | Source: Dry Bulk

The Palaszczuk Government would jeopardise Queensland coal exports to Japan if it increased the rate of royalties on resource commodities when it delivers its State Budget next month.

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India's thermal coal output seen growing 4.3% annually till 2028: Report

22 May 2019 | Source: Live Mint

Fitch Solutions on Tuesday said India's thermal coal output is projected to grow at an average annual rate of 4.3% by 2028.

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Cleaner coal is a sustainable choice for powering Asia

22 May 2019 | Source: World Coal

The World Coal Association (WCA) is holding a one day conference in Tokyo (Japan) on the theme ‘Cleaner Coal: a sustainable choice for powering Asia’.

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Coal stocks at India power plants begin to decline: CEA

21 May 2019 | Source: S&P Global Platts

Thermal coal stockpiles at Indian power plants began to decline over the last week, although they remained markedly higher than the year-ago period, according to data released Monday by the Central Electricity Authority.

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Indian electricity regulator revives compensatory facility for coal-importing power companies

21 May 2019 | Source: Mining Weekly

The Indian electricity regulator has amended rules to revive an erstwhile window through which domestic thermal power generation companies were able to claim compensation for the additional costs of importing coal in the case that State-miner Coal In....

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In coal we trust: Australian voters back PM Morrison's faith in fossil fuel

21 May 2019 | Source: Reuters

Australia’s re-elected Prime Minister Scott Morrison once brandished a lump of coal in parliament, crying, “This is coal - don’t be afraid!” His surprise win in what some dubbed the ‘climate election’ may have....

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Controversial Australia coal mine boosted after shock vote

21 May 2019 | Source:

A surprise election victory for Australia’s pro-coal ruling Coalition is ratcheting up pressure on the Queensland state government to approve development in one of the biggest untapped reserves of the fossil fuel.

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