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Biggest Coal Miner Gets First Woman Engineer for Underground Job - Bloomberg

It took nearly 50 years, but the world's top coal miner Coal India Ltd. finally hired its first woman engineer to work in an underground mine.

China warns Kerry that bad ties could set back climate talks -
Bluefield Daily Telegraph

It plans to build more coal-fired power plants but still plans to taper its use of the fossil fuel. Beijing has pointed to historical U.S. emissions as a reason ...

How Spain is shutting down its coal industry to transition to renewables - ABC News

Three years ago, Spain's Socialist Workers' Party government signed an agreement with trade unions and energy companies to shut down the entire coal industry in ...

Metallurgical Coal Market Incredible Possibilities and Growth Analysis Forecast to 2027 ...
The Market Writeuo

Orbis Research's market study report on Metallurgical Coal industry covers all details. The report provides detailed information about matters such as ...

Japanese delegation touring North Dakota, talking about hydrogen, carbon capture opportunities
Williston Daily Herald

Gov. Doug Burgum said in a media release the delegation is interested in the continued growth and potential for carbon capture, storage and utilization in North ...

Colombian fund buys CNR, eyes 2mn t coal output by 2022 | Argus Media
Argus Media

Colombian coal mining firm Colombian Natural Resources (CNR) will gradually resume production after being bought by an investment firm, energy and mining ...

India asks utilities to import coal amid short supply as demand spikes | Reuters

"Absence of new investment in coal mining and closure of many mines around the world have pushed prices up," Pamnani said.

Fear of job losses grips coal mining towns as transition to clean energy gains traction - News24

Fear of job losses grips coal mining towns as transition to clean energy gains traction · The just energy transition from coal to low-carbon industries is aimed ...

Pennsylvania's carbon plan clears last regulatory hurdle - Daily Local
Daily Local News

The plan to impose a price on carbon dioxide emissions from fossil fuel-fired power plants in Pennsylvania won a 3-2 party-line vote from the Independent ...

Soaring Electricity And Coal Use Are Proving Once Again, Roger Pielke Jr's 'Iron Law Of Climate'

Coal may be declining in the US, but its use continues to grow in China. During the first half of 2021, global emissions from the electric sector jumped by 5% ...

New Mexico panel considers future of coal-fired power plant - Westport News
Westport News

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — New Mexico's largest electric provider wants to transfer its share of a coal-fired power plant to an energy company backed by the ...

Liberals in Delta promise export ban on thermal coal - Delta Optimist

Liberals in Delta promise export ban on thermal coal. The plan is good news for residents of Delta and South Surrey, says Qualtrough. a day ago By: Sandor ...

PacifiCorp holds course to exit Wyoming coal - Casper, WY Oil City News
Oil City News

Wyoming's largest utility, Rocky Mountain Power, will decommission its entire coal-fired power fleet in the state by 2039 while continuing to add wind, ...

China Opens Border to Mongolian Coal But Market Remains Tight - Bloomberg

China has reopened its border crossing for Mongolian coal imports, but shipments remain limited and so far insufficient to alleviate a persistent supply ...

Weekly SA Coal Report
Creamer Media's Mining Weekly

Lower hydropower availability amidst a spike in power demand, as well as flooding at local coal mines has caused the problem. Meanwhile, the state of Rajasthan ...

Wyoming is the No. 1 US coal producer, but its largest utility is ditching the fossil fuel - Electrek

PacifiCorp is ditching coal in Wyoming. Rocky Mountain Power is Wyoming's largest electric utility, and its parent company, PacifiCorp, announced on Friday, ...

Europe shows downward trend in coal production and usage - Power Engineering International
Power Engineering International

The production of hard coal declined by 80% compared to 1990 levels with the bloc producing 56 million tonnes. The decrease can be attributed to a decline in ...

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