Coal Mining News

Gold mining the least polluting in the metals sector — WGC

It depends on how you measure it.

US steel users challenge Trump's authority to impose tariffs in court

In a lawsuit filed Wednesday the American Institute for International Steel and two of its member companies argue that the US president’s tariffs on steel and aluminum imports are unconstitutional.

Class action to be launched over casuals in Australia’s coal mining

BHP says it has not received any formal communication regarding the legal actions.

Germans rally against the country’s reliance on coal

According to WWF, Germany's CO2 emissions have not dropped for nine years.

Resurgent coal exporters should be wary of blinkered optimism: Russell

Coal miners supplying Asia's rapidly growing economies have plenty to be optimistic about as prices and demand appear robust, but they should be wary.

South Africa coal terminal boosts productivity with $98m upgrade

South Africa's Richards Bay Coal Terminal has boosted productivity after a 1.34 billion rand ($98 million) machinery upgrade, the firm said on Thursday.

US-China trade spat wipes $57B from top mining stocks in fortnight

Copper, iron ore prices drop, mining majors punished as US threatens more tariffs on "predatory" Chinese imports and Beijing calls it "blackmail".

Coal plants keep shutting despite Trump's order to rescue them

Since 2010, nearly 40 percent of the capacity of the nation’s fleet of coal-fired power plants has either been shut down or designated for closure.

Trump trade war blows up big week for mining majors

A week choc-a-bloc with billion dollar copper, iron ore and cobalt deals ends with huge drop in prices and sell-off in stocks of mining's biggest names.

South Africa's new mining charter to credit past black deals

The charter produced in 2017, drafted by previous Minerals Minister Mosebenzi Zwane, threatened as many as 100,000 jobs.

Coal's 20-year reign masks a brewing revolution

BP’s latest Statistical Review of World Energy, released Wednesday, contains a chart that could leave environmentalists feeling somewhat flat.

Trump's coal gambit may yield political points, not mining jobs

President Donald Trump has asked Energy Secretary Rick Perry to take immediate action to stem closures of coal and nuclear power plants.

RANKED: Commodities that are added to mining company names

No surprise who the winner is.

Erdene becomes first cross-listed firm on the Mongolian Stock Exchange

The listing also makes Erdene the only precious metals exploration and development company currently registered on the exchange.

Vancouver miners are hiring: report

Vancouver miners will add 10% more employees in the third quarter of 2018.

China's Inner Mongolia to close 22 small coal mines this year

Inner Mongolia expects to complete a 2020 target of cutting 54.14 million tonnes by 2018.

Agents with the most mining deals in 2018

Canaccord, BMO and Patersons.

Main customer of Arizona coal plant goes green, ignoring Interior Dept

The decision was made despite a plea from the head of Interior’s Bureau of Reclamation, who said that a 1968 law gives the Interior Secretary power to require the Central Arizona Project to buy energy from the Navajo Generating Station.

Trump's love for coal and Republicans who want more solar

Energy policy has almost never fallen perfectly along party lines, especially in the era of Trump.

Congo mining regulations to be signed into law on Friday — mines minister

Congo's prime minister wants to immediately implement the new mining code without any concessions to industry demands that key provisions be amended.

It was a great first quarter for battery material financings

Lithium, copper and nickel.

Murray Energy swaps debt on heels of Trump plan to boost coal

Most industry watchers forecast that U.S. coal demand will fall in coming years as more coal-fired power plants close.

Vietnam sets out green ambitions with bold targets for solar, rare earth

Vietnam is aiming to increase the use of household solar energy equipment to 12 percent by 2020, and 26 percent by 2030.

Coal lobby fights black-lung tax as disease rates surge

The Black Lung Disability Trust Fund is at risk of insolvency due to soaring debt and a slashing of coal-company contributions through a scheduled tax cut.