Inner Mongolia, a semi-autonomous region in the north of China, has shut down nearly 900 coal mines and 2,000 other mines as part of a 7-year effort to better manage resources, …
It was unclear how many protesters were seized by the police. The state-run Xinhua news service reported Thursday that five people had been detained on vandalism charges as of Wednesday.
Australia’s devastating floods could remove over 5 percent of steelmaking coal from world markets this year and lift prices by a third or more, analysts estimated.
BEIJING – An explosion at a coal mine in central China killed 26 miners who were working despite an order to halt production, officials said Wednesday, while a mine tunnel collapse elsewhere
Indonesia, the world largest coal exporter, shipped 23.55 million metric tonnes of coal in October 2010, which is 8.73 percent more compared to September exports of 21.66 million tons.