FIRED Mining News

US coal-fired power: What the gas boom started, Obama has just finished off

The closures and the dearth of new builds are as much a function of new environmental impact laws as it is of the US gas boom, which has sent natural gas prices to decade lows.

Carbon Friendly Solutions signs MOU with major iron and shell producer in China

Carbon Friendly Solutions Inc. (CNSX: CFQ) announced the company, through its wholly-owned subsidiary Microcoal International Inc. (“MCI”), has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (“MOU”) with Hebei Iron and Steel Group Limited (“HBIS”), a major iron and steel producer in China, setting out the terms for a detailed project design package to be developed for a large scale industrial facility.

Metso to convert coal boiler to biomass-fired boiler for Dalkia in Poland

Metso will convert a pulverized coal boiler to a biomass-fired boiler for Dalkia Łódź S. A. in Poland, raising renewable energy production for Dalkia's plant in Łódź. The total value of the order is over […]

Caterpillar Inc. Joins Industry and Government Partnership to Deliver State-of-the-Art Clean-Coal Technology

PEORIA, Ill. – Caterpillar Inc. (NYSE: CAT) today announced its intent to join the FutureGen Alliance, a public-private partnership established to build a first-of-its-kind coal-fired, near-zero emissions power plant in Mattoon, Illinois. The FutureGen facility […]

Mozambique approves new coal-fired power station

Australian coal producer Riversdale Mining has received environmental approval from Mozambique for the construction of its Benga power plant. The power station, which would be developed in two stages, would help meet increasing regional demand for

FLSmidth wins material handling contract in Vietnam

FLSmidth has signed a contract worth approximately USD 40m (approximately DKK 200m) with state owned LILIAMA Vietnam Machinery Installation Corporation for the supply of a coal handling facility, including ship unloading and storage facilities with […]

South Africa says it will sign long-term coal supply contracts by next year

These will include contracts for its two new 4,800MW coal-fired power stations