Iron ore and Coal

Mining News Pro - Diversified giant BHP has reported increases in copper and iron-ore production during the three months to September, while petroleum and coal production fell.

Mining News Pro - The Russian city of Novokuznetsk hosted the Ugol Rossii & Mining 2018 exhibition in June

Mining News Pro - This week, the Pretoria High Court was to have heard an application to review the government`s hush-hush 2016 approval of a coal mine in the Mabola Protected Environment, a strategic water catchment and crucial biodiversity area of the Mpumalanga grasslands.

Mining News Pro - Glencore has announced a restructure of the Hail Creek coal mine in the Bowen Basin, Queensland that will see 430 jobs at the operation slashed.

Mining News Pro - Hail Creek Mine is located 120 km south-west of Mackay in central Queensland and supplies international markets with hard coking and thermal coal. (Image courtesy of Rio Tinto.)

Mining News Pro - Coal. Photo from Pixabay, CC0 License.

Mining News Pro -  Director General of Yazd Railway said: "In the framework of the reduction of fuel consumption and implementation of the plan of resistance economy and reducing the cost of maintenance of roads, for the first time, a thousand tons of steel mills from Mobarakeh Bafg railway station for export to Turkey for the destination of Tabriz Downloaded

Mining News Pro - Trade statistics released by Canada custom shows that the iron ore exports by the country recorded at 5.7 MnT in Aug`18.

Mining News Pro - Iron ore imports in September hit 4-month high and was recorded at 93.08 MnT.

Mining News Pro - SteelMint has heard from its market sources that Bhilai Steel Plant (BSP) of Maharatna company SAIL has churned out best ever hot metal production of 16,006 tonnes in a single day after time period of two years. Last time the similar level of hot metal output (16,000 tonnes) was recorded on 28 June 2016.

Mining News Pro - According to customs data maintained with SteelMint, India is to import 52,650 MT iron ore concentrate from Iran at Mangalore port. The vessel named ‘Oura` is expected to arrive at port today, i.e. on 08 Oct`18.

Mining News Pro - The global coal mining market is growing, with a CAGR of close to 2% from 2018-2022, according to a coal mining report published by Technavio.

Mining News Pro - Sponge iron export offers from eastern region reported to be firm amid steady demand and weakening Indian currency against US dollar.

Mining News Pro - New South Wales’ Department of Planning and Environment has referred revised plans for a thermal coal mine development 55km from Mudgee to an independent planning commission for approval.

Mining News Pro - The tenth largest importer of Iron ore, Turkey has recorded decline in iron ore imports for the month of Aug’18. The imports recorded at 1.08 MnT in Aug`18, down 11% as against 1.22 MnT in July`18. The Y-o-Y imports witnessed a rise of 26% in Aug`18 as against 0.86 MnT in Aug`17.

Mining News Pro -  According to statistics released by sources of Steel Mint and Keyvan Jafari Tehrani, Iran issued one million and 90 thousand tons of iron ore bulk shipments in August (September 23 to September 22).

Mining News Pro - Recent trade statistics released by Brazil Customs show that the country has exported total of 289.87 MnT of iron ore (including pellet) for the duration Jan-Sep`18, up 3% on yearly basis as compared to Jan-Sep`17 at 281.37 MnT.

Mining News Pro - Indian iron ore exports have recorded sharp decline in second quarter FY19. The exports witnessed at 0.29 MnT, down 87% Q-o-Q as against Q1 FY`19 at 2.28 MnT. On yearly basis, the exports have depicted decline of 82% as against 1.57 MnT in Q2 FY`18.

Mining News Pro - According to the data maintained by SteelMint, Iran has exported 1.09 MnT iron ore via bulk shipments in the sixth month of Iranian year (during 23rd Aug- 22nd Sep`18). The exports witnessed rise of 17% on monthly basis in Sep`18 as against Aug`18 exports at 0.93 MnT.

Mining News Pro - World`s second largest exporter of iron ore - Brazil has recorded 6% increase in export volumes to 33.90 MnT in Sep`18 as compared to Sep`17 exports at 31.93 MnT, according to trade statistics released by Brazil customs.

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