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Rio Tinto to establish Oyu Tolgoi coal power plant
Wed, 19 Feb 2020 00:00:00 GMT
Rio Tinto has progressed an option of constructing a coal power plant to fuel the Oyu Tolgoi copper mine in Mongolias Gobi Desert.

Government may ease commercial coal auction rules
Wed, 19 Feb 2020 00:00:00 GMT
The coal ministry expects to launch the first round of commercial coal auctions by mid-March after receiving the Cabinets nod, said the official.

BHP banks on future-facing commodities
Tue, 18 Feb 2020 14:59:00 GMT
BHP is also on track to achieve production guidance for the 2020 financial year at Western Australia Iron Ore (WAIO) and Queensland Coal despite weather impacts this ... to the people affected by the

Glencore serves up payout for billionaire shareholders despite ...
Tue, 18 Feb 2020 00:00:00 GMT
Commodities giant Glencore shrugged off a loss of form on Tuesday to pay a trio of billionaire shareholders more than $400 million in dividends. The mining and trading giant, a key cog in the global economy supplying commodities like copper and coal,

CIL offers 3-month supply pact to power companies not having ...
Tue, 18 Feb 2020 00:00:00 GMT
The Centre and Coal India have initiated the process of offering three-month coal supply contracts for power plants that dont have power sale agreements. The first auction, on highest bid basis, will be held during the second week of March for supplies from April to June.

General Moly Notes Moly Prices are Outperforming Other Commodities
Tue, 18 Feb 2020 00:00:00 GMT
Other non-agricultural commodities bucking the trend include vanadium, thermal coal and gold ... Curtailment of transportation and suspension of many business operations in China may temporarily disrupt the moly market, with potential positive or negative implications to prices. CPM also projects average real price of $13.88 and nominal ...

Coal India arm achieves 95% exploration target till December
Mon, 17 Feb 2020 00:00:00 GMT
CMPDIL has also recently roped in IIT-KGP for carrying out analysis of coal samples from different exploration camps. An MoU for a period of t2-yrs was signed wherein CMPDI will entrust IIT-KGP with 3000 m of coal-cores annually to carry out different analytical tests to determine the quality of coal samples for incorporating in geological reports.

Two Refineries to Produce Petroleum Coke
Fri, 14 Feb 2020 01:37:00 GMT
Two petroleum coke production units will be built in Bandar Abbas and Imam Khomeini refineries where 700,000 tons per year of needle and sponge coke for the steel and aluminum industries will be

South32 earnings battered by low prices
Fri, 14 Feb 2020 00:00:00 GMT
South32 mines alumina, manganese, coal, nickel, lead and zinc, and produces aluminium. Only nickel saw improved prices in ... and modelled a 4-8 per cent increase in cash profits if commodity prices had stayed flat. Looking ahead, industrial commodities have been hit by coronavirus uncertainty. Manganese is South32s product most exposed ...

Coal India will exceed last year's production figures: Official
Tue, 11 Feb 2020 00:00:00 GMT
Coal India's production was nearly minus 8 per cent till October. So in the last few months the coal production has caught up. Now it has just minus 3.5 percent. And it will go on to be plus at the end of the year. It is going to be healthy percentage over last year's (figures), Secretary of Coal Ministry, Anil Kumar Jain told.

Coal India Exploration arm ties up with IIT-KGP for coal analysis
Sun, 09 Feb 2020 00:00:00 GMT
CMPDI will entrust IIT-KGP with 3000 m of coal-cores annually to carry out different analytical tests to determine the quality of coal samples for incorporating in geological reports for two years.

Teck's coal sales warning comes amid broader concerns for miner ...
Fri, 07 Feb 2020 00:00:00 GMT
Teck's coal sales warning comes amid broader concerns for miner - Creamer Media's Mining Weekly

Coal scam: SC grants time to Centre to suggest names for special ...
Fri, 07 Feb 2020 00:00:00 GMT
The bench did not seem to be in agreement with the suggestion of Solicitor General Tushar Mehta, appearing for the Centre, that former Additional Solicitor General Maninder Singh be appointed the special prosecutor to conduct trial in ED cases pertaining to coal scam cases.

China coke futures rise on supply concerns, iron ore extends ...
Thu, 06 Feb 2020 00:00:00 GMT
Coke and coking coal futures in China rose on Wednesday as worries over supply of the steelmaking ingredients intensified due to the coronavirus epidemic that has disrupted businesses and restricted movement of people. The most-traded coke contract on the Dalian Commodity Exchange closed 0.5% higher at 1,775 yuan a tonne, adding to Tuesdays 0.3% gain. The most-active Dalian coking coal contract rose 0.8% to 1,198.50 yuan a tonne, after advancing 0.6% on Tuesday. Due to the shortage of raw

Coal stocks at power plants increase 77% to 34.25 MT: Pralhad ...
Thu, 06 Feb 2020 00:00:00 GMT
Power houses in close vicinity of the coalfields were offered coal for enhanced lifting through captive mode like belt piped conveyor, merry-goRound (MGR) and road modes. For augmenting supplies, power houses were advised to move coal through goods sheds by road-cum-rail mode.

Whitehaven secures Bis Razor innovation
Tue, 04 Feb 2020 00:00:00 GMT
Bis recently unveiled coal grader, Razor, has attracted widespread interest among Australias mining community.

Coal India arm to receive Rs 1,240 crore for 2 years to explore ...
Tue, 04 Feb 2020 00:00:00 GMT
In an effort to offer fully explored blocks on auctions to commercial miners, the centre has decided to nearly treble monetary allocation to the Coal India arm, Central Mine Planning & Design Institute Ltd (CMPDIL), so that it can increase its exploration acreages multiples times, a senior Coal India executive said.

Chinas coronavirus lockdown points to Q1 slump for metals
Mon, 03 Feb 2020 14:38:00 GMT
STEEL RAW MATERIAL SHORTAGES LOOM While iron ore, alumina, metallurgical coal and other commodities are currently unloading as normal, there are some restrictions on truck access at Tangshan and

Zisco seeks clarity on debt
Sun, 02 Feb 2020 23:05:00 GMT
The Zimbabwe Iron and Steel Company (Zisco) board has written to Government seeking confirmation of transfer of the US$225 million debt owed to a German bank by the company to ZimCoke, an investment

5 Top Weekly TSXV Stocks: Kore Mining Jumps on Exploration Results
Sun, 02 Feb 2020 00:00:00 GMT
5 Top Weekly TSXV Stocks: Kore Mining Jumps on Exploration Results Last week's top-gaining stocks on the TSXV were Kore Mining, Otso Gold, Tethys Petroleum, Corsa Coal and Amarc Resources.

New Coal India chairman's priority is increasing competitiveness
Sat, 01 Feb 2020 00:00:00 GMT
Prior to the assumption of the top post of the Maharatna coal mining behemoth, Pramod Agrawal was principal secretary, department of technical education, skill development & employment, and department of labor, government of Madhya Pradesh. Agrawal succeeds Anil Kumar Jha who stepped down as chairman on attaining superannuation on 31st January 2020.

Government may waive penalty on commercial coal miners :Additional ...
Fri, 31 Jan 2020 00:00:00 GMT
A panel to assess progress of coal blocks can waive penalties on a case-to-case basis. The government also plans to set up a project management unit to help miners get numerous clearances across states.

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