Inventories of iron ore at 25 major Chinese ports dipped 0.75 percent week-on-week to 99.6 million metric tons in the week ending on December 12, according to the Xinhua-China Iron Ore Price Index released on Tuesday.
China reduced its greenhouse gas emissions by 1.5 billion tonnes between 2006 and 2010, the biggest decrease of any country in the period, according to a new report. The country's energy consumption per unit of gross domestic product (GDP), declined by 19.1 percent from the level of 2005, equal to saving the energy consumption of 630 million tonnes of standard coal.
China Daily reports the fifth-largest diamond producer in the world said on Tuesday that China's demand for the precious stones will steadily increase in spite of rising prices. Empresa Nacional de Diamantes (Endiama), the national diamond company based in Angola, said that the Chinese market had accounted for up to 40 percent of its exports annually on average over the past three to five years.
US-based companies are looking for opportunities to build cooperative relationships with the Chinese mining industry by providing machinery, safety equipment and clean coal technology, aiming to open the market further.
ZHENGZHOU - Seven people have been confirmed dead and 11 others are missing after a gas outburst occurred early Thursday at a coal mine in central China's Henan Province. A spokesman with the provincial work safety authorities said the gas rush hap...
BEIJING - A national energy-saving campaign involving over 1,000 companies managed to save equivalent to 150 million tons of coal from 2006 to 2010, China's top economic planner said Sunday. The companies that consumed half the energy of the industrial