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Russia’s coal exports, production hit 5-year high in 2018

Russia’s production and exports of coal hit last year their highest levels since 2013, according to Platts estimates of data from Russia’s Energy Ministry.

read more... 14/01/2019


Spain Will Close Every Single Coal Mine by 2019

Spain will stop its operations on at least 26 coal mines in 2019, putting an end to the exploitation of said mineral. The mines that will be closed can be found in the communities of Asturias, Aragon and Castilla and Leon.

read more... 31/12/2018


Poland set to go ahead with largest ever coal-fired power plant

Elektrownia Ostroleka, a company co-owned by energy giants Enea and Energa, has been awarded a 15-year contract to build and operate Ostroleka C, set to become Poland’s largest coal-fired power plant.

read more... 27/12/2018


German hard coal mining output fell in 2018, ahead of closures

Hard coal production from Germany's two remaining mines will amount to 2.6 million tonnes this year, down from 3.7 million in 2017, mining association GVSt estimated on Wednesday.

read more... 13/12/2018


Germany postpones decision on coal exit until February

Germany has postponed until February a decision on how fast Europe’s largest economy should phase out brown-coal-fired power plants and whether the government should compensate utilities as well as regions that could face job losses, a commission said.

read more... 27/11/2018