May 16, 2013
Coking coal producers continue to lament a market which remains in over-supply but which is increasingly looking like it has bottomed out. Australian Coal Report’s Marian Hookham has more.
May 15, 2013
Charges of impropriety surrounding NTPC’s coal import practices have come back to haunt the company and seem to be part of the reason why the company is making significant changes to its import strategy. Indian Coal Report looks at the changes.
May 12, 2013
BHP Billiton may have to pay market prices for electricity consumed by its aluminium smelters in South Africa as a result of an inquiry into its agreement with Eskom. South African Coal Report has more.
May 10, 2013
After a massive increase y-o-y in Q1, China’s demand for coal is expected to stabilize over coming months as domestic demand continues to soften. McCloskey China Coal Report analyses the data.
May 07, 2013
The current met and thermal coal contract season is ending with an anaemic whimper after starting 2013 with a bang. The hangover, now looming as lengthy and severe, has a singular origin - China. McCloskey Coal Report has more.
May 05, 2013
In recent years with the capacity of Australian rail and ports stretched to meet coal export demand it was unimaginable that by 2013 some companies would be trying to offload that same capacity. Australian Coal Report’s Marian Hookham has more.
May 01, 2013
LontohCoal hopes to raise funds from Asian and West African investors to buy 6Mtpa of export entitlement and to provide access to third party coal production. However, as South African Coal Report notes, the capital raising has drawn criticism.
Apr 29, 2013
An unusually public spat between Coal India Limited (CIL) and NTPC (National Thermal Power Corporation) has put the spotlight on domestic coal quality. Indian Coal Report has more.
Apr 28, 2013
According to advice to clients by a London stockbroker, it will be some time before normal rail operations resume along the Matola Corridor, a key coal transport rail passage. South African Coal Report’s David McKay has more.
Apr 23, 2013
An investor looking to get into commodities may be well advised to think twice about investing in the once highly prized Australian coal sector. Energy Publishing’s Marian Hookham analyses the issues.