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Mining News Pro - US domestic demand for thermal coal will fall in the near term as individual states shut down much of the industrial economy to try and stem the coronavirus pandemic, and as slowing economic activity cuts US electricity demand in the second quarter of 2020, Moody’s Investors Services said Thursday in a research note, adding that it expects an unprecedented shock to the global economy in the first half of 2020.

Mining News Pro - Energy resources company Resource Generation (Resgen) is considering alternative arrangements for its extraordinary general meeting (EGM), which is scheduled for April 7, in Australia.

Mining News Pro - In the coal producer`s recent 2019 financial and operating results, president and CEO Brent Bilsland said the closure would reduce the company`s overall cost structure and maximise per ton margins.

Mining News Pro - Poland`s climate ministry has allowed State-run energy group PGE to extend operations at its open-pit lignite coal mine in Turow by six years, a decision likely to dismay environmental campaigners.

Mining News Pro - Coal miners including Consol Energy and Contura Energy must shutter their operations in Pennsylvania after the governor ordered “non-life-sustaining” businesses to close.

Mining News Pro - The Indian parliament has passed a bill that will open the coal sector fully for commercial mining for all domestic and international mining companies.

Mining News Pro - The biggest labor union for U.S. coal miners is warning that members are at “significant risk” from the rapidly spreading coronavirus.

Mining News Pro - When the people of Tomioka were finally allowed short visits back to their homes after the 2011 Fukushima Daiichi disaster, one of the first things they did was to prune the mountain town’s languishing cherry trees.

Mining News Pro - For the first time in the history of Ukraine, energy group DTEK has laid a Wi-Fi connection at a depth of 500 m in the Jubilee coal mine (Dnipropetrovsk region). Almost 130 km of cable were used and 400 access points were installed. Based on this wireless communication infrastructure, a multifunctional system is planned to be deployed to maximise the safety of miners.

Mining News Pro - Enerpac and Copper Fluid Systems (CFS) have come to the rescue of a Queensland coal miner looking for a way to safely and efficiently carry out maintenance on its dragline.

Mining News Pro - Foresight Energy became on Tuesday the latest coal miner to file for bankruptcy, saying the global economic slowdown triggered by the coronavirus epidemic had pushed it over the edge.

Mining News Pro - Moves by some of the world’s biggest banks to end coal financing for the sake of the planet was supposed to create major headaches for companies like Whitehaven Coal.

Mining News Pro - Cerrejon, one of Colombia`s biggest coal producers, and its largest workers union on Friday concluded contract negotiations without reaching an agreement, the parties said.

Mining News Pro - The New South Wales’ Independent Planning Commission has approved an additional 2 million tonnes of coal to be extracted from Glencore’s mine in the Hunter Valley.

Mining News Pro - Standard Bank Group, Africa’s biggest bank by assets, has become the first South African lender to release its policy toward funding of thermal coal mining and power projects.

Mining News Pro - Six coal states are pressing the Trump administration to wrap up an almost two-year inquiry into whether coal and nuclear plant retirements are threatening the electric grid.

Mining News Pro - In the past three months, regulators appointed by President Donald Trump have disrupted ambitious plans to combat climate change in electric grids serving 85 million people in the U.S., from Chicago to New York to Washington.

Mining News Pro - State-miner Coal India Limited’s (CIL’s) planned investment in overseas coal assets is facing stiff speed-breakers, with global merchant bankers unwilling to take up an advisory and due diligence mandate for the so-called ‘dirty fuel’.

Mining News Pro - Fitch Ratings predicts a short lifetime for the rise in seaborne thermal coal prices, caused by a supply disruption at Chinese coal mines amid prevention measures against the COVID-19 outbreak.

Mining News Pro - The resumption of coal mining on public lands in the United States will result in a negligible increase in greenhouse gas emissions, the Trump administration has told those opposing the decision.

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