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Mining News Pro - Yancoal is closely monitoring the condition of international coal markets to best assess how its business will be impacted for the remainder of the year and beyond.

Mining News Pro - West Virginia environmental regulators are proposing to reduce the fines that a coal company owned by the state’s governor could pay for water pollution violations that are the focus of a federal court case. The move comes after the company stopped paying penalties required as part of a settlement four years ago to clean up its mines across the Appalachian coalfields.

Mining News Pro - Fitch Solutions is revising down its thermal coal price forecast for 2020 to $55/tonne from $65/tonne as demand for Newcastle coal is set to remain weak while supply is ample, the market analyst said in its latest report.

Mining News Pro - The New South Wales Government has recommended that the Independent Planning Commission approves the expansion of Wollongong Coal’s Russell Vale mine.

Mining News Pro - BHP is continuing to review its Mt Arthur coal operations, including making moves to lower operating costs, despite the mining giant expressing its interest to sell the New South Wales mine.

Mining News Pro - Skarn Associates is pleased to announce the first release of its Carbon Emission Curves for the mining industry. These curves and underlying mine-by-mine data are available for iron ore, copper, nickel and metallurgical coal, covering global mine production excluding China.

Mining News Pro - The British government has refused to allow a new open cast coal mine to be built in northeastern England, the Minister for Housing, Communities and Local Government Robert Jenrick said.

Mining News Pro - The University of Newcastle has patented a thermal storage material that is set to be commercialised and used as an alternative energy source for coal-fired power stations.

Mining News Pro - There’s one surprise entrant in the group of oil companies announcing plans this year for how they’ll reduce emissions: PetroChina Co.

Mining News Pro - Price gains in European gas and power helped lift coal prices last week although China`s import restrictions have begun to impact on coal deliveries from Australia’s East coast. Australian cargoes are trading at significant discounts to paper prices, and NEWC itself is trading at several Dollars under RBCT.

Mining News Pro - The Competition Commission has recommended that the Competition Tribunal approve the proposed transaction whereby Thabong Coal, a subsidiary of Seriti Resources, intends to acquire South32 South Africa Coal Holdings (SAEC) with conditions.

Mining News Pro - The New South Wales Government has released its Illawarra-Shoalhaven regional plan 2036, which factors in the challenges coal developments face in the future.

Mining News Pro - BHP plans to reduce scope two emissions at its Queensland coal mines by 50 percent in the next five years.

Mining News Pro - Teck Resources announced it has signed a non-binding term sheet reflecting an agreement in principle with Westshore Terminals Limited Partnership on proposed terms for the shipment of steelmaking coal following expiry of the current contract on March 31, 2021.

Mining News Pro - A stronger rand is making life harder again for South African coal exporters. Richards Bay Coal Terminal prices slipped marginally on the week although Pacific and European markets were stronger, helped by news of strikes in Colombia, as well as stronger Chinese domestic prices.

Mining News Pro - Bobby Stevens’s backup plan for his backup plan encountered an obstacle a few months ago. In March the coronavirus pandemic closed the Kentucky government building where he was set to take his commercial driver’s license test, which he started studying for after he got dismissed by his second coal company in a year, where he’d started working after the first one went bankrupt.

Mining News Pro - Whitehaven Coal has struggled against low coal prices during the 2020 financial year, with a decrease in revenue of 31 per cent compared with last year.

Mining News Pro - Colombia National Mining Agency informed that a multidisciplinary team from different government agencies is working towards rescuing three miners trapped 23 metres below the surface at the El Alisal coal mine.

Mining News Pro - Canada’s national association for miners, the Mining Association of Canada (MAC), is weighing in on the federal government’s decision to review Teck Resources‘ proposed Castle Mountain metallurgical coal project in British Columbia, saying the additional review is unnecessary as the project is already undergoing a rigorous provincial environmental review process, and accusing the government of making a political decision.

Mining News Pro - Despite coal being a commodity “that some have chosen to hate”, Anglo American Coal South Africa CEO July Ndlovu says it will continue to remain relevant, as it “underpins societal development”.

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