Dam restrictions in China following excessive rains are also reducing hydropower capacity there, including at the world's biggest power station, forcing utilities to ramp up output at coal-fired utilities.
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New report argues that a high-efficiency, low emissions coal-fired station would cost less than the almost A$3 billion in subsidies handed out by the government to renewable projects each year.
Just when you thought coal was out, the fossil fuel appears to be back on the burner.
U.S. President Donald Trump's plan to restrict imports of steel and aluminium for national security reasons came under fire at the World Trade Organization on Friday, with China, the European Union, Brazil, Australia, Taiwan and Russia raising concerns.
Ban covers more than 150 second-tier ports
After acquiring Goldcorp's 21% in San Nicolás, Canada's largest diversified miner will be the Zacatecas-based copper-zinc project sole owner.
The approval ends a three-week bidding war between Yancoal and Glencore over Rio's thermal coal assets in Australia.
South Africa's Chamber of Mines has applied to a high court for an interdict to prevent the implementation of a new charter that increases the minimum threshold for black ownership of mining companies
The company has chosen to sell its Hunter Valley coal mines to China-backed Yancoal, but shareholders will decide.
Thirteen coal miners have died in Colombia after an explosion at an illegal coal mine on Friday.
Fresh bid is far better than the $2.55bn it offered earlier this month and considerably more than the $2.45bn offered by Yancoal, the Chinese-backed miner that is Rio’s preferred buyer.
Coal India, responsible for about 82% of the nation's total coal output, said the closures would save around 8 billion rupees ($124 million).
The acquisition would make of Yancoal Australia’s largest pure-play coal producer.
Mongolia’s renewed efforts to attract foreign investment it’s bearing its first fruits.
Global coal production is down record amounts thanks largely to China, BP's chief economist said Thursday, and coal's probably not coming back.
The world’s largest mining company announced that Ken MacKenzie has been elected to succeed Jac Nasser
Before construction begins, activist groups are making sure to continue to speak up against the $16bn Carmichael coal mine
China, the world's largest energy consumer, burned the least coal in six years.
US Energy Department announces $3 million for high performance computing to advance clean energy manufacturing
The Energy Department announced up to $3 million in available support for manufacturers to use supercomputers at the department's national laboratories to tackle major manufacturing challenges.
Trump’s measures to revitalize the mining industry are steps on the right direction, and they will benefit not just the US, but also Canada, said Max Porterfield.
Chinese-owned Yancoal has signalled it may raise its bid for Rio Tinto's Hunter Valley coal assets, after striking the agreement with Mitsubishi to buy its stakes in the same mines.
Cyclone Debbie forcing Asian steelmakers to diversify supply – Mozambique could be big beneficiary.
President Donald Trump didn't waste the opportunity to press his pro-coal agenda by mentioning the opening of a new coal mine in Pennsylvania.
The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) is building on earlier funding into research aimed at pulling rare earth elements (REEs) from coal.
Miner and commodities trader Glencore (LON:GLEN) has performed a coup d'etat on a deal that was practically sealed between Yancoal Australia (ASX:YAL) and Rio Tinto’s (ASX, LON:RIO) for Rio's coal assets in Australia's Hunter Valley.