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Chinese air quality inspectors investigate pollution offences
Sat, 18 Feb 2017 03:08:00 GMT
The teams went to cities in the Beijing-Tianjin-Hebei region and neighbouring areas, including Shanxi, Shandong and Henan provinces ... home to some 50 per cent of Chinas coal consumption and steel production capacity, MEP deputy head Zhao Yingmin ...

ChelPipe Group sold over 1.7 million tons of pipes
Fri, 17 Feb 2017 00:00:00 GMT
In 2016, Chelyabinsk Pipe-Rolling and Pervouralsk New Pipe Plants - the pipe division of ChelPipe Group - shipped 1.713 million tons of pipes to consumers, which is 15% less than the volume of 2015 (-306 thousand tons). The volume decline was driven by changes in shipment schedules for Gazprom (The Power of Siberia and North European Gas Pipeline) projects, as well as a decrease in demand on domestic and foreign markets. The largest drop is recorded in the segment of large diameter pipes (-27...

Anglo American's octopus lives to fight another day
Thu, 16 Feb 2017 00:00:00 GMT
The head of Anglo American has seen the miners share price almost triple this year, topping gains in the benchmark FTSE 100 Index.

China Steel Mills Hunt for High-Grade Iron Ore to Boost Output
Wed, 15 Feb 2017 01:09:00 GMT
Cashed-up Chinese steel mills are chasing top quality iron ore to help increase ... traders said. In July and August, Tangshan city ordered curbs and some suspensions at sintering and coke plants, which turn coal into a fuel for use in blast furnaces.

Broker Forecast - HSBC issues a broker note on Glencore PLC
Wed, 15 Feb 2017 00:00:00 GMT
HSBC today reaffirms its buy investment rating on Glencore PLC (LON:GLEN) and raised its price target to 435p (from 4...

Eight dead, three missing after explosion at Chinese coal mine
Tue, 14 Feb 2017 23:13:00 GMT
Eight people were killed and three are missing after an explosion inside a coal mine in central China. The blast occurred at about 1.30 am on Tuesday at the Zoubao mine in Hunan province. Eighteen people escaped,.....more

No cliffs ahead but iron ore peaks will pass
Tue, 14 Feb 2017 21:37:00 GMT
And it seems iron ore's thoroughly unexpected surge past $US92 a tonne is ... slow to arrive and have not filled a 30 million tonne void created by closures and the Samarco calamity. At the same time the Chinese government, in the name of pollution ...

Smog wave prompts factory curbs
Tue, 14 Feb 2017 17:50:00 GMT
Iron and steel mills in the Beijing-Tianjin-Hebei region and its neighboring ... Instead, coal must be transported via the Tangshan-Zhangjiakou Railway, which connects to Tangshan Port in Hebei. By the end of September, coal in Tianjin and Hebei will ...

Is Kumba stockpiling cash to facilitate a sale
Tue, 14 Feb 2017 14:34:00 GMT
We are seeing a lot of volatility in the iron ore price at the moment and we are of the view ... and Anglos own Minas Rio (Brazil), as well as the possible resumption of operations at Samarco (Brazil). This at a time when stockpiles at China ...

Global Automotive Leaf Spring Assembly Market Growth, Trends ...
Tue, 14 Feb 2017 06:34:00 GMT
Fangda, Hendrickson, Dongfegn, Jamna Auto Industries, Fawer, San Luis Rassini, Shuaichao, Eaton Detroit Spring, Chongqing Hongqi, Hubei Shenfeng, NHK Spring, Leopord, Mitsubishi Steel, Shuangli Banhuang, Standens, Owen Springs, Hayward, Hunan Yitong ...

Beijings anti-smog plans include steel cuts and shifting coal ...
Mon, 13 Feb 2017 21:59:00 GMT
The plan is to shift coal shipments from Tianjin which is near the smoggy capital Beijing to Tangshan 130 km further north. Tianjin port currently handles around 100m tonnes a year of coal. In terms of the steel and aluminium cuts, Reuters - ...

Severe smog to hit northern China for three days
Mon, 13 Feb 2017 06:41:00 GMT
If introduced, the steps would likely add further fuel to rallies in aluminum, steel and coal prices ... five in Shandong, and five - in Henan were ordered to strengthen the control of air pollution as well as to unify the standards in order to make ...

China Environmental Ministry Urges 20 Cities to Boost Air Pollution ...
Mon, 13 Feb 2017 06:07:00 GMT
The document outlines plans to cut steel and fertilizer capacity by at least half and ... with shipments diverted to Tangshan, 130 kms (80 miles) to the north, which would shift large volumes of coal transport from trucks to rail. Last year, the port ...

China to reduce the production of all its aluminum and steel ...
Mon, 13 Feb 2017 05:16:00 GMT
China urges all steel and aluminum plants to reduce their production ... Until July, the coal shipments from Tianjin will change their course towards Tangshan. Tianjin is the Chinas second harbor and a transporting sport for more than 100 million ...

Report: India could phase out coal by 2050
Mon, 13 Feb 2017 04:38:00 GMT
In related news, China is considering banning coal in one of the country's top ports and restricting the production of steel and aluminium ... instead shifting shipments north to Tangshan where the coal can be offloaded to trains instead of trucks.

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