"It is like when you look in your closet on a morning and you only look for pants"
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"It is now possible that Shaanxi will implement the strictest-ever regulations on illegal production, which would significantly reduce output in the province for the year," - Wood Mackenzie
But only sliver of funds raised destined for mining and metals
Germany is expected to import 45 million tonnes of hard coal this year, up roughly 1.4 percent from 2018 despite mounting competition from renewable energy.
Based on answers from 51 senior executives, lawyers White & Case say that trade tensions are the second largest challenge for the mining industry in 2019 and reveal what the underlying full-picture looks like.
Canada's cobalt sector and Ecuador's budding mining sector for copper and gold will be investment hot spots.
Production of coking or metallurgical coal rose to about 1.6 million tonnes in the December quarter.
Coal prices in Shenmu and Fugu have increased by RMB10-50/t since the accident.
The global share of zero-carbon electricity generation is set to increase from 38 percent last year to 63 percent by 2040.
The South African consortium distanced itself from allegations that it is linked to the Gupta family, the previous owner of Optimum coal and other two assets.
The fall in iron ore purchases for 2018 came as a 70 percent plunge in profit margins since late October cut the incentive for steelmakers to ramp up output and restock raw materials.
The Chancellor will use a Tuesday dinner meeting in Berlin to press a panel plotting an exit from the world’s most widely used power-plant fuel.
The accident is the deadliest reported so far this year in China's coal industry, known for its poor safety record.
As the saying goes, if you think knowledge is expensive, try ignorance.
The mine became flooded after at least 15 miners went down the narrow pit on Dec. 13.
According to the new EPA analysis, the costs of complying with the rule are projected at $7.4 billion to $9.6 billion annually, while monetized benefits are estimated to be $4 million to $6 million annually.
Study shows mining has sparked "unparalleled inorganic compound diversification" like rabbittite at Lucky Strike, Utah and a handful found on smelter walls
The gloomy data points to a further loss of economic momentum as a trade dispute with the US piles pressure on China's vast manufacturing sector.
Electric utilities have already spent billions of dollars to meet the requirements.
Chinese iron ore and rebar contracts, however, edged up on hopes that steel demand will pick up.
1,349 announced mining deals valued at $86B through December 18, up 60% from 2017.
Adani can start work on building the rail line to connect Carmichael to Queensland’s freight network, but cannot start building the mine just yet.
South Africa's Richards Bay Coal Terminal (RBCT) exported a record 76.47 million tonnes of coal in 2017, and aims to export 77 million tonnes this year.
The accident is the worst mining disaster in the Czech Republic since 1990, when 30 miners died in a fire at a mine near Karvina in the same region.
The investigation tracked the plights of former coal miners suffering from the disease.