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Vale has negotiated lower shipping costs

Coal prices falling but not because of climate-change protests

Coal prices have crumbled due to competition from cheap gas and Chinese Government import controls.


02 OCTOBER 2019
RWE defies Germany coal exit

RWE defies Germany coal exit

Coal power may not be coming to an end in Germany just yet

Energy Minerals News

19 JULY 2019
"It's the opposite of what Australia, India or the rest of the world needs"

"It's the opposite of what Australia, India or the rest of the world needs"

The New York Times editorial board has decided Adani should not build the Carmichael coal mine in Au...

Project finance

26 OCTOBER 2017

US coal exports off the boil

  US coal exports, once seen as a lifeline for the beleaguered domestic industry, continue to retract...

North America

05 OCTOBER 2014


  Leonardo Salcedo leans against the massive wheel of a Hitachi EH5000 truck, jacked up ready for...

Central/South America


Turkey welcomes mine safety laws

  When 301 miners died in a Turkish coal mine in May this year the world reacted in outrage, but really...

Europe/Middle East


Australia propels BHPB as risks remain

BHP Billiton's flagship Western Australia iron ore business produced record volumes at 225Mt in the year...


24 JULY 2014

JV confirms Waterberg start

The South African combination of DRA Group and ELB Engineering Services will work with Waterberg Coal...


08 JULY 2014

Slow burn

One significant thermal coal project that seems unlikely to add to the glut of global supply any time...


16 APRIL 2014

For Dalla Valle, the fire still burns

Nearly four decades in the coal business has taught Dean Dalla Valle one thing, and that is low prices...


07 APRIL 2014

Ready, steady

It's a waiting game, still, for Hamish Bohannan, the highly experienced mining figure heading New Zealand-focused...


27 MARCH 2014

Coal of Africa improves loss

Coal of Africa Ltd reported a net loss of US$46.3 million in the second half of 2013, an improve­ment...


14 MARCH 2014