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Private companies may have easy criteria for commercial coal mining auction. In dig at China, PM links India's NSG exclusion to coal reliance. CIL strike causes 35% loss in production. Blocks to be identified for commercial coal mines auction: Pralhad Joshi. Submit

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China to shut down 1,000 coal mines this year

23-2-2016The world's top coal producer, and the biggest emitter of greenhouse gases, will shut down 1,000 coal-fired power plants mines* this year. It's a move that will simultaneously cool off China's over-supply of dirty coal and help tackle the country's air pollution crisis — with even deeper cuts to come.

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The Decline in the US Coal Industry

23-3-2016Clean energy programmes have been initiated, the country's most toxic coal plants have been shut down—with an extra 1,000 coal mines slated to be closed in the near future—while a moratorium has been put on new mines until at least 2019. Coal plant utilisation rates in China last year were also at all-time lows, underlining the falling

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How State Capture business was conducted

1-3-2019Global commodities giant Glencore stood little chance of retaining Optimum Coal Mine once project State Capture triggered a full-blown assault designed to wrestle the mine out of its hands. It also involved government mining inspectors sent out for weekend safety checks at the company's mines in

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Mapped: The world's coal power plants in 2019

Major plans for new coal capacity are opposed by communitiess, NGOs and some newspapers. More than a third of the new plants planned at the start of 2016 have been cancelled or shelved. Vietnam has the world's third-largest plans for new coal, totalling 42GW, of which 10GW is already being built.

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Chinese companies to build 700 coal plants in and outside

8-10-2017Also in May provincial authorities announced they will close 18 collieries and cut 17 million tonnes of coal capacity by the end of the year. In January Beijing announced it plans to shut down 800 million tonnes of outdated coal capacity by 2020.

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In Groundbreaking Ruling, Australian Court Strikes Down

In Groundbreaking Ruling, Australian Court Strikes Down Proposed Coal Mine Citing Climate Risks. Brian Kahn. Feb 12, 2019, 3:30pm. Australia is one of the biggest culprits with the fourth largest mining operation in the globe behind China, India, have proceeded, others have been shot down or

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List of coal mines in the United States

The following table lists the coal mines in the United States that produced at least 4,000,000 short tons of coal. According to the U.S. Energy Information Administration (EIA), there were 853 coal mines in the U.S. in 2015, producing a total of 896,941 thousand short tons of coal.

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China Shut Down Up to 40% of Its Factories in an

25-10-2017China has shut down thousands of factories in a significant China Has Shut Down Up to 40% of Its Factories in an Unprecedented Stand Against Pollution. Tens of thousands of factories The months-long campaign coincides with China announcing this week at its Communist Party congress its plan to cut the concentration

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US on pace for record coal retirements in 2018, IEEFA

30-10-2018U.S. power providers will close more coal-fired generation capacity in 2018 than any year before, according to research released last week by the Institute for Energy Economics and Financial Analysis (IEEFA), a clean energy think tank. The U.S. will retire 15.4 GW of coal

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Hundreds of climate protesters stage blockade in German

23-6-2019Hundreds of climate change activists staged a blockade in one of Germany's largest coal mines to protest against the country's ongoing dependence on fossil fuels. we have completely shut down the CO2 source in Europe, which is threatened with destruction by plans to expand the mine.

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Beijing shuts last coal power plant in switch to natural gas

19-3-2017The last large coal-fired power plant in Beijing has suspended operations, with the city's electricity now generated by natural gas, the state news agency reported as smog enveloped the Chinese capital this weekend. The shuttering of the Huaneng Beijing Thermal Power Plant comes on the heels of

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Mine closing wipes out many of Trump's coal job gains

10-1-2018Mine closing wipes out many of Trump's coal job gains . by Chris Isidore CNNMoney January 10, It will be permanently shut. chairman of the county commissioners and a retired coal miner. Layoffs are bad, but when it comes to shutting down a mine,

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China's Coal Imports in September Dropped 8.1% From

* China continues to push forward coal-to-gas campaign in 2019 (Updates official customs data, adds details) China's coal imports in September dropped 8.1% from a month earlier, An additional 4.93 million s are planned to shut down their coal-fired heaters this winter, according to a draft plan issued by central government.

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Coal in Australia

In 2010-11, Australia was the fifth largest producer of coal, and by proportion exported, and was the second largest exporter of coal in the world, [failed verification] with most of the exports going to Japan. [citation needed] Total production of bituminous coal in Australia was 405 million tonnes (Mt.), down from 471 Mt. in 2009-10.

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5 Zinc Price Drivers to Watch in 2018

28-8-20191. China's environmental crackdown. In 2017, China imposed tough environmental regulations to fight pollution, causing mines and smelters to shut down. At the start of the year, Wood Mackenzie suggested this would continue, commenting, "[t]he Chinese authorities are expected to maintain their strict stance on the environment in 2018."

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Collinsville marks 100 years of coal mining and plans for

15-10-2019The incident led to a lengthy shut-down as the government of the day and the mining union went head-to-head over safety. One of the most historic former coal mines in the state, Ongoing demand for high quality coking and thermal coal, particularly from China, resulted in the Collinsville Open Cut, which had closed in 2013,

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China moves to shutter bitcoin mines

9-1-2018China mines about three-quarters of the world's bitcoins, according to Liao Xiang, chief executive of Lightningasic, a Shenzhen-based mining operation. Chinese miners have taken advantage of cheap electricity in regions rich in coal or hydroelectric power, including Xinjiang, Inner Mongolia, Sichuan and Yunnan.

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Mining 2020

Then the administrative body will formulate a land conversion plan (to convert agricultural land into construction land because agricultural land in China cannot be directly expropriated by the government), a land expropriation plan, a land supply plan, and a farmland provision plan. All these plans must be approved by the local government.

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Colstrip Units 1 and 2 will close in 2019

11-6-2019Colstrip Units 1 and 2 will close at year's end, Talen Energy announced Tuesday in a press release. Talen says the units, previously scheduled to run as late as 2022, aren't economically viable. The Pennsylvania-base company splits ownership of the

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Beijing shuts down its last coal

19-3-2017The last coal-fired power plant in Beijing stopped operating on Saturday with the shutdown of its last remaining generators, Xinhua reported. The historic moment was recorded by cameras as an operator in a blue uniform pressed a red stop button for the fourth steam-turbine array. With that, Beijing

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Coal 2017 : Key Findings

18-12-2017After falling down below USD 140/t in June, coking coal prices went up over USD 200/t in September, largely on strong demand in China. Price volatility is here to stay. Changes in China, whether in policy or economic circumstances, feed volatility in global coal markets given its sheer size and dominance in global trade.

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UK government spells out plan to shut down coal plants

5-1-2018The coal phase-out is one of the Conservative party's flagship green policies, and the long-awaited implementation plan comes ahead of a speech by Theresa May on the environment next week. While three plants shut in 2016, and most are expected to halt operations by 2022, the last ones standing will be forced to close in October 2025 because of new pollution standards.

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Third Texas Coal Plant Closes Since Start Of 2018

14-2-2018As of this week, Texas has lost three coal plants since the start of the year. On Monday, Vistra Energy subsidiary Luminant officially retired its Big Brown power plant near Fairfield, Texas. In January, the company shut two other coal-fired plants. The company announced plans

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Coal Comeback? Coal At New Low After Two Years Under

4-2-2019It's been two years since President Donald Trump took office and began rolling back environmental regulations on the coal industry. At a November rally in Huntington, West ia, the president took credit for a coal comeback in front of a cheering crowd.

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Guizhou to close 510 coal mines in 3

5-3-2016The coal-rich province of Guizhou will close 510 coal mines in the next three to five years in a bid The province's move is part of a national campaign to cut overcapacity amid dwindling demand and falling prices in the coal industry. China plans to shut down more than 1,000 outdated coal mines with combined coal production

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China to close more than 1,000 coal mines in 2016: energy

22-2-2016China will aim to close more than 1,000 coal mines over this year, with a total production capacity of 60 million tonnes, as part of its plans to tackle a price-sapping supply glut in the sector, the country's energy regulator said.

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China's economic slowdown hits QLD mining towns

14-3-2015A SLOWDOWN in China and shrinkage in the consumption of coal are tearing holes in the fabric of once-booming mining towns in Queensland's Bowen Basin. At the peak of the coal boom in 2011, the Bowen Basin boasted 48 operational coal mines

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Coal mine closures and layoffs continue throughout US

13-1-2015Coal mine closures and layoffs continue throughout US By Clement Daly 13 January 2015 The wave of mine closures and layoffs in the US coal industry continued throughout the second half of 2014, with hundreds of miners being laid off in West

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Sign of the times: China's capital orders Arabic, Muslim

31-7-2019Authorities in the Chinese capital have ordered halal restaurants and food stalls to remove Arabic script and symbols associated with Islam from their signs, part of an expanding national effort to Sinicize its Muslim population. Employees at 11 restaurants and shops in Beijing selling halal

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